University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Texas Memorial Museum Photograph Collection

Descriptive Summary

Creator: UT Texas Memorial Museum
Title: UT Texas Memorial Museum Photograph Collection
Abstract: Historical photographs, largely from Texas, collected by the Texas Memorial Museum at the University of Texas at Austin.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Texas Memorial Museum Photograph Collection, 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 Collection



3S255a Restricted negatives and contact sheets:
Erwin Smith Collection
N. H. Rose Collection
J. Evetts Haley
3S255b Transparencies:
Lungkwitz, privately owned
Lungkwitz, on loan
Related artists, on loan
Related artists, accessioned
3S255c Petri/Lungkwitz, black and white negatives
3S235a Petri negatives and tranparencies, privately owned works
3S235b Transparencies for Lungkwitz, accessioned
3S238a Unaccessioned historical photos, box 1
Swearing-in ceremony, 85th Congress
Taulman branding irons [509]
John Nance Garner portrait [410]
Paintings of Republic and State Capitols of Texas by P.B. Searcy
Photos of Proctor’s “Mustangs” statue on the University of Texas campus
Texas delegation on steps of U.S. Capitol, including Sam Rayburn Lyndon Johnson, pre 1964
Painting of Moses Austin
Painting “Dawn at the Alamo” by Henry Arthur McArdle
Painting “Battle of San Jacinto” by Henry Arthur McArdle
3S238b Accessioned historical photos, box 1 (many of the photos of San Antonio are attributed to photographer E. Raba)
Caroline Watkins Woodburn [1778], ca. 1878
Vice President John Nance Garner (smoking cigar) and Mrs. Garner [410]
Mrs. Edward Burleson (?) [330-10]
Gen. Edward Burleson [330-9]
Panhandle pueblo ruins, Chimney rock art, Potter County [465-6], April 1941
Fort Davis, Davis Mountains, Big Bend, Brewster County, petroglyphs [498]
Sam Houston [596]
Flag of Company C, Texas Cavalry [674-5]
Alphonso Steele and W.P. Zuber [797-1]
Group photo: Davidson, Ramsey, Brooks, Smith, McCard, Jim Ewing, Porter [797-2]
Gov. O.B. Colquitt [797]
Cyrus Campbell [303-18-5]
J.M. Presler, Sr. [303-15, 16]
Cordelia Woolridge Pressler [303-17]
J.M. Presler, Jr. [303-14]
Mission Concepcion, San Antonio [1-315-36], 1864
Mission San Jose [1-314-36], 1860s
Painting: Lungkwitz, San Juan de Capistrano [1-313-36], 1854
Painting: Lungdwitz, San Antonio de Bexar [1-312-36], 1863
Acequia Street (Main Ave.), San Antonio [1-311-36], 1860s
Main Plaza, San Antonio [1-310-36], 1863
Military Plaza and Hay Market, San Antonio [1-309-36], 1875
Alamo Plaza [1-308-36], 1878
Soledad Street, Main Plaza, San Antonio [1-307-36], 1860
East Commerce Street, San Antonio [1-306-36], 1854
Lungkwitz painting: Old Lewis Mill and Market Street, San Antonio [1-305-36], 1856
West Commerce Street, San Antonio [1-304-36], 1880
Lungkwitz painting: Alameda (now Commerce Street), San Antonio [1-303-36], 1854
Main Plaza, San Antonio [1-302-36], 1850
Vance Building, corner of Houston and St. Mary’s Streets, San Antonio [1-301-36], 1874
Veramendi Building, Soledad Street, San Antonio [1-300-36]
Market Street, San Antonio [1-299-36], 1858
Commerce Street, San Antonio [1-298-36], 1875
San Antonio Casino Club, Market Street [1-297-36], 1858
French Building [1-296-36], 1862
San Antonio River with canvas bath houses [1-295-36], 1872
First wagon train leaving San Antonio for Mexico after the Civil War [1-294-36]
Kampmann’s Planing Mill, Nacogdoches, Street, San Antonio [1-293-36], 1874
Degen’s Brewery, Blum Street, San Antonio [1-292-36], 1896
San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio [1-291-36], 1861
3S238c Accessioned historical photos, box 2
Texas Supreme Court: Williams, Gaines, and Brown [797-220]
Sculptor Enrico Cerrachio and Rosemary Thornton unveiling bust of John Nance Garner [2010-4]
Painting of Sam Houston [797-56]
San Patricio Colony: Senora Chano and Walter Foster [1269], 1936
San Patricio Colony: Home of James McGloin, Impresario [1269-1]
Ton-Ko-No Med. Co. railroad car, [886-9], 1906
Allies and Germans signing peace agreement, Reims, France [917], 5/7/1945
Nuremberg trials, Goering, Hess, Ribbentrop, Keitel, Doenitz, Raeder, Von Schirach [917-1]
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs declaration of war against Germany and Italy [917-2a, 2b], 12/11/1941
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs declaration of war against Japan [917-3a, 3b], 12/8/1941
Japan surrenders to the United States aboard the U.S.S. Missouri, Tokyo Bay [917-4, 6] [1587] (two of these images were signed by Admiral Chester Nimitz), 9/2/1945
Justice William F. Ramsey (signed) [1522]
Funeral bier of John H. Reagan, Palestine, TX [1564-1], 1905
Roman viaduct in France [1721-112]
Photo of Stephen F. Austin engraving [1742]
Pioneers of Williamson County photo collage [1721-71], 1848-1891
Painting of Juan Seguin [1721-159a]
Painting of Lorenzo de Zavala [1721-159b]
Sen. Tomas L. Pollard of Tyler [797-81]
Attorney General A.V. Davidson of Galveston [797-83]
Congressman Blanton, Abilene [797-88]
Judge George Calhoun, Travis County [797-95]
Judge A.B. Davidson [797-113]
Railroad Commission Chair Allison Mayfield [797-159]
Rep. W.T. Bryan, Abilene [797-173]
Senator Astin, Bryan [797-186]
Governor James E. Ferguson [797-190]
Speaker F.O. Fuller [797-198], 1917
Senator Morris Sheppard [797-213]
Inauguration of Governor Daniel Moody on the steps of the Texas State Capitol, including Ferguson, Hobby, Colquitt, Neff, and Sayers [797-214], 1/18/1927
Jack Fernandez, press reporter [797-221]
Senator Tom Connally, signed to his friend Billie Wolf [797-49]
John H. Reagan, Chair of Texas Railroad Commission [797-46]
Col. John Bonner [797-45]
Col. Gusseck (?) [797-43]
Lt. Col. Abe Gross, Waco [797-41]
Gov. Thomas M. Campbell, Palestine [797-14]
Lt. Gov. Davidson, Cuero [797-2]
Waverley Briggs, Bank Comm. [797]