University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the N. J. Nagle Papers, 1900-1949



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Nagle, N. J.
Title: Nagle, N. J. Papers
Dates: 1900-1949
Abstract: N. J. Nagle was a cotton merchant in the early 1900s in Texas. N. J. Nagle and company sold cotton and bought and sold land in Texas to both domestic and foreign buyers. The papers contain much of the business and financial correspondence of the Nagle’s various companies, and other papers relevant to the operation of the companies.
Accession No.: 65-6; 88-289; 88-394
Extent: 2 ft., 9 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

N. J. Nagle was a cotton merchant in the early 1900s in Texas. N. J. Nagle and company sold cotton and bought and sold land in Texas to both domestic and foreign buyers. Nagle was also involved in several other companies in Texas, including the Heincken and Vogelsang Co., the Esperanza Livestock and Land Co. (Dallas), and the Palestine Crate and Basket Co. (Palestine).


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial documents, memo books, photographs, land records, legal records, and maps comprise the N. J. Nagle Papers (1900-1949), which document the business dealings of N. J. Nagle, C. J. Sorrels, and other Nagle family members. The papers contain much of the business and financial correspondence of Nagles’ various companies, and other papers relevant to the operation of the companies. In addition, the papers relate to the business affairs of Eula C. Nagle, other family members, and the Nagle Estate.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for researchers.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Nagle, N. J.-- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
N. J. Nagle and Co.-- Archives.
Subjects
Cotton trade -- United States.
Real property
Places
Palestine (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Austin (Tex.)
Galveston (Tex.)
Bremen (Germany)
Paris (France)
Liverpool (England)
Milan (Italy)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

N. J. Nagle Papers, 1900-1949, 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.

This collection contains unprocessed additions.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2L163 Letter press, 1912
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2L164 Correspondence:
1910-1911
1911-1912
1908-1909
1902-1907
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2L165 1909-1910
1911-1912
1908-1909
1902-1907
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2L165 2L165
1909-1910
1910-1912
Foreign correspondence:
1908-1910
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2L166 1910-1912
Journal:
1908-1910
1910-1912
Invoices:
1908-1912
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2L167 1908-1912
Ledger, 1900-1903
Order book, 1910
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2L168 Expense book, etc., 1908
Insurance reports, 1908-1912
Check book, 1912
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3T80 Photographs:
N. J. Nagle and Company, 1904
Portrait of N. J. Nagle
N. J. Nagle and Company office, February 1904
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2.325/B111 Unprocessed [88-289]
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2.325/B119a Unprocessed [88-394]