University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Peter Megaw Photograph Collection, ca. 1880-1930



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Megaw, Peter
Title: Peter Megaw Photograph Collection,
Dates: ca. 1880-1930
Abstract: The collection consists of photographic prints, photo postcards, and tintypes of the American West; a majority of the images are unidentified.
Accession No.: [86-43]
Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographic prints, photo postcards, and tintypes. The collection appears to cover life in Indian Territory, Texas and on the Western frontier as far west as California during the period from 1880-1930. Many of the images are portraits; a majority of the items are unidentified.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Fort Worth Polytechnic College
Subjects
Portrait photography
Places
California--1890-1920
Indian Territory
Texas--1890-1920
Fort Worth (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Peter Megaw Photograph Collection, ca. 1880-1930, 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 Papers

 
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3S324 Photographic prints, photo postcards
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3S325 Photographic prints, photo postcards, tin types
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3S326 Photographic prints
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3S324 Photographic prints: Forth Worth, Texas