University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mastin Gentry White Robert E. Lee Collection, 1831-ca. 1931



Descriptive Summary

Creator: White, Mastin Gentry
Title: Mastin Gentry White Robert E. Lee Collection,
Dates: 1831-ca. 1931
Abstract: The collection consists primarily of images of Robert E. Lee and includes prints made from original Mathew Brady negatives, original engravings, and copy prints of photographs, paintings, engravings and lithographs of Robert E. Lee and other historical figures of his time.
Accession No.: 87-317
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Mastin Gentry White (1901-1987) was a University of Texas law professor, an official in the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, a law partner of Tom Connally and a U. S. Court of Claims commissioner from 1955-1980.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of images of Robert E. Lee and includes prints made from original Mathew Brady negatives, original engravings, and copy prints of photographs, paintings, engravings and lithographs of Robert E. Lee and other historical figures of his time.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896--Photographer
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891
Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1873
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Subjects
Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865
Places
Richmond (Va.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mastin Gentry White Robert E. Lee Collection, 1831-ca.1931, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3Y508 Photographs and prints
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3S234 Oversize photographs and prints