University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Rawlins M. Colquitt Papers, 1915-1939



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Colquitt, Rawlins M.
Title: Colquitt, Rawlins M., Papers
Dates: 1915-1939
Abstract: The Rawlins M. Colquitt Papers, 1915-1939, concern Colquitt’s political career, with particular focus on legislative investigation of insurance rates in Texas, operations of the Texas prison system, and assistance for the elderly. Materials include legal papers, pamphlets, and committee reports. Colquitt (b. 1887) was a Texas state representative and son of Gov. Oscar Branch Colquitt.
Accession No.: 1940
Extent: 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Son of Texas governor Oscar Branch and Alice Fuller Murrell Colquitt, Rawlins Murrell Colquitt (b. 1887) was a state representative from the 51st District in the Texas Legislature.


Scope and Contents

The Rawlins M. Colquitt Papers, 1915-1939, concern Colquitt’s political career, with particular focus on legislative investigation of insurance rates in Texas, operations of the Texas prison system, and assistance for the elderly. Materials include legal papers, pamphlets, and committee reports.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Colquitt, Rawlins M.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. Legislature.
Subjects
Prisons -- Texas.
Elections -- Texas.
Insurance -- Texas.
Older people -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Dallas County (Tex.)
Kaufman County (Tex.)
Rockwell County (Tex.)

Related Material

See also Colquitt (Oscar Branch) Papers and Colquitt (Alice Fuller Murrell) Papers.


Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Library Unit. Box 3K407 contains a list of separated materials.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rawlins M. Colquitt Papers, 1915-1939, 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

 

Inventory

box
3K407 Correspondence, 1915, 1929-1939
Reports
Legislative papers
Printed material
box
3S179 Kaufman County list of poll tax payers, 1936
List of old age assistance recipients in Rockwell and other counties, 1937