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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William T. Horne Papers, 1844-1899, 1922, 1943



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Horne, William T.
Title: Horne (William T.) Papers
Dates: 1844-1899, 1922, 1943
Abstract: The William T. Horne Papers, 1844-1899, 1922, 1943, document the medical practice and business affairs of Horne as well as his relationship with family members.
Accession No.: 1968; 99-186
Extent: 9 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Dr. William T. Horne (b. 1817) was the son of A. Ogden Horne, Sr. (d. 1876) and his wife Elizabeth. His siblings included A. Odgen, Jr., and Mary. Dr. Horne practiced medicine in Columbus, Lone Jack, and Rocksprings, Missouri, before moving to Texas in 1848. During the Civil War, he served with the 19th Texas Regiment in the Confederate Army. After living in various towns throughout Travis and Williamson counties, he finally settled in Austin in 1864. Here Dr. Horne and his wife, A. A., daughter of E. S. Vinson, lived with his father for a few years. The Hornes had two daughters Mattie and Nellie G. Nellie married Austin judge David Houston Doom. She actively supported women’s rights and was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter in Austin.

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Scope and Contents

The William T. Horne Papers, 1844-1899, 1922, 1943, document the medical practice and business affairs of Horne as well as his relationship with family members. The physician’s diaries, ledgers, and financial documents identify patients, their ailments, and recipes for disease cures. The diaries record the daily activities of Horne, visits with family and patients, and his personal religious beliefs. In addition, some correspondence and legal documents relate to Mrs. A.A. Horne, Mattie Horne, Nellie G. (Horne) Doom, and Judge David H. Horne. Materials include account sheets, bills, receipts, correspondence, physician ledgers and diaries, an Austin medical license, Mrs. Doom’s UDC membership certificate, notes, and creative works.

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Restrictions

Use Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Horne, William T., b. 1817 -- Archives.
Horne, A. A.
Horne, Mattie.
Doom, David Houston.
Doom, Nellie Horne.
Horne, A. Odgen
Subjects
Medicine -- Practice -- Texas.
Medicine -- Practice -- Missouri.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
Travis County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.

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Related Material

See also the Doom (David Houston) Family Photographs, ca. 1896-1948 .

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William T. Horne Papers, 1844-1899, 1922, 1943, 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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3H203 Papers, 1849-1899, 1922, 1943, undated
Electropathic principles
Doctor's ledgers:
1844-1861
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3H204
1861-1876, 1889-1898
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3H204 Doctor's prescriptions book, 1875-1876
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3H135 Physician’s diaries, 1873-1875

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