University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James H. Collett Papers, 1810-1901, 1928, 1950



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Collett, James H.
Title: Collett, James H. Papers
Dates: 1810-1901, 1928, 1950
Abstract: The James H. Collett papers concern transactions of Collett, Austin attorney and land agent, and include correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, deeds, field notes, receipts, bills of sale, abstracts, bank books, record book, account papers, newspaper clippings, 25 plats and maps of Texas counties, and two plats of Austin.
Accession No.: 67-059
Extent: 11 ft., 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

James H. Collett was an Austin attorney and land agent.


Scope and Contents

The James H. Collett papers, 1810-1901, 1928, 1950, concern Collett’s transactions as a land agent and attorney. The papers include correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, deeds, field notes, receipts, bills of sale, abstracts, bank books, record book, account papers, newspaper clippings, 25 plats and maps of Texas counties, and two plats of Austin.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Collett, James H.--Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Methodist Episcopal Church
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Wesleyan Academy (Wilbraham, Mass.)
Subjects
Church schools--Texas
Citizenship--Texas
Deeds--Texas
Land grants--Texas
Procedure (Law)--Texas
Railroads--Texas
Religious education--Texas
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James H. Collett Papers, 1810-1901, 1928, 1950, 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.


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