University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert L. Galloway, Sr. Papers, 1917-1933

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Galloway, Robert L., 1896-1983
Title: Galloway, Robert L., Sr., Papers
Dates: 1917-1933
Abstract: Papers of Robert L. Galloway, Sr., World War I pilot, a Federal Prohibition Agent, Texas Ranger, and FBI Agent.
Accession No.: 98-015
Extent: 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert L. Galloway, Sr. (1896-1983) was a pilot in World War I, a prohibition officer during the Great Depression, a Texas Ranger, and an FBI Agent.

Scope and Contents

The Robert L. Galloway, Sr. Papers, 1917-1933, contain records related to Galloway’s service with the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prohibition, as well as Galloway’s personal papers. The Bureau of Prohibition records contain daily and case reports, affidavits for search warrants, expense vouchers, enforcement statistics, court transcripts, official memoranda and Bureau publications, enforcement law tests and notes, and photographs of bootlegging equipment seized as evidence. Galloway's personal papers include correspondence, insurance policies, correspondence course material, World War I-era U. S. Army Engineer Training Manual, Soldier's French Phrase Book, and a pocket map of Beaumont, Texas.


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Galloway, Robert L., 1896-1983 -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Bureau of Prohibition.
Prohibition--United States.
Beaumont (Tex.)
Longview (Tex.)
Fort Worth (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Guide to the Galloway (Robert L., Sr.) Papers, 1917-1933, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Papers



2K397 Department of Justice, Bureau of Prohibition
Official memoranda, November 1, 1928 - October 1, 1932, and undated
comparative statement of enforcement activities, fiscal year 1931/1932
forms, 1930 and undated
Evidence seized, Eastern District of Texas, 1929-1932
Printed material
Padlock Procedure: the Judicial Method of Closing Property Used to Violate the Probiotion Laws, 1930
Public Cooperation in Prohibition Law Enforcement, 1930
State Cooperation in the Enforcement of National Prohibition Laws, 1930
Robert L. Galloway, Sr., Federal Prohibition Agent:
Official correspondence, November 12, 1929 - September 23, 1932
Case reports notebook, May 6-July 20, 1928
Case reports:
December 21, 1928 - October 25, 1929
January 19, 1930 - October 25, 1929, and undated
Handwritten case notes, 1930-1932, and undated
Daily reports, June 3, 1930 - December 1, 1932
Expense vouchers, May - July 1930
Affidavits for search warrants, 1929 - 1932
Court transcript, November 6, 1930
Subpoena, February 3, 1931
Afidavit of ownership, January 16, 1931
Enforcement Law tests and notes, 1932
3S84.2 Photographs of seized evidence (bootlegging stills), undated
2K397 Robert L. Galloway, Sr.:
Personal correspondence, July 25, 1930 - July 29, 1932
Life insurance policy, 1932
Automobile insurance policy, 1933
Correspondence course material:
Lessons, 1926
Printed material:
Decimals, 1926
Elements of Arithmetic, 1920, 1925
Fractions, 1920
Physics, parts 1 and 2, 1924
Library of American Law and Practice, parts 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 18, 19, 1921
Printed material:
United States Army Engineer Training Manual, 1917
The Soldiers French Phrase Book, 1918
Pocket Map of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, 1927