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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Texas General Land Office Photographic Maps, 1861, 1862



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stremme, Conrad
Title: Texas General Land Office Photographic Maps
Dates: 1861, 1862
Abstract: The collection is comprised of photographs of maps of Anderson County (February 1861), DeWitt County (1861) and Walker County (1862).
Extent: 3 prints
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Photographic Bureau of the Texas General Land Office, considered to be Texas’s first photographic facility, was created in 1860. Conrad Stremme (1807-1877), Land Office draftsman, was made chief of the bureau and took these images.

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Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of photographs of maps of Anderson County (February 1861), DeWitt County (1861) and Walker County (1862).

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Restrictions

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Maps--Texas.
Texas. General Land Office.
Places
Anderson County (Tex.)
DeWitt County (Tex.)
Walker County (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas General Land Office Photographic Maps 1861, 1862, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Larry Landis, April 1989. Subsequent revisions were made by Linda Peterson, February 2010.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3S221 Prints

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