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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Matagorda, Texas, Letterhead



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Holtz, Helmuth
Title: Matagorda, Texas, Letterhead
Abstract: Letterhead (undated) depicts the following buildings in Matagorda, Texas: church, Masonic Hall, hotel and main street, courthouse, residence of Col. R. H. Williams, and store of Mr. G. Burkhart.
Accession No.: 84-28
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Helmuth Heinrich Diedrich Holtz (1833-1915) was an artist, sailor and Union soldier who was born in Schleswig. He visited Texas ports in 1860 and made sketches of Indianola and Matagorda that were later turned into lithographs.

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Scope and Contents

Letterhead (undated) depicts the following buildings in Matagorda, Texas: church, Masonic Hall, hotel and main street, courthouse, residence of Col. R. H. Williams, and store of Mr. G. Burkhart. The original drawings from which this lithograph was made are by Helmuth Holtz.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Places
Matagorda (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Matagorda, Texas, Letterhead, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Alison Beck, 1984. Subsequent revisions were made by Linda Peterson, June 2010.

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

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3S29 Letterhead

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