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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Seale Items, ca. 1844-ca. 1878



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Seale, William
Title: William Seale Items
Dates: ca. 1844-ca. 1878
Abstract: William Seale is a historian and author. The photographs in this collection are from his book Texas Riverman: the life and times of Captain Andrew Smyth.
Accession No.: 69-35
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

William Seale is a historian and author. He attended Southwestern University (BA 1961) and Duke University (MA 1964 and PhD 1965). He taught for several years at Lamar University, the University of Houston, the University of South Carolina and Columbia University. From 1973-1974 he was curator of cultural history at the Smithsonian Institution. The photographs in this collection are from his book Texas Riverman: the life and times of Captain Andrew Smyth.

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Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of George W. Smyth, ca. 1852, Andrew Farney Smyth, Emily Allen Smyth, wife of Andrew Smyth, Andrew and Emily Smyth together, ca. 1878, and Colonel P. F. Renfro, partner with Andrew Smyth in ownership of steamships. Also portrayed is a parade including the “Jefferson Rifles” led by Captain Kellie, the Mexican War veterans, and veterans of the “Jasper Volunteers” marching on the Bevilport Road in East Texas on July 4.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Renfro, P. F.
Seale, William—Archives
Smyth, Andrew Farney 1817-1879
Smyth, Emily Allen, 1827-1907
Smyth, G. W. (George Washington), 1803-1866
Subjects
Portraits
Parades
Places
Bevilport (Tex.)
Jasper (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also Andrew F. Smyth Papers

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Seale Items, ca. 1844-ca. 1878, 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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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3S34 Photographs

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