A Guide to the Pearl Cashell Jackson Papers, 1883, 1891-1935
Pearl Cashell Jackson (1869-1928) was president of the Texas Women’s Press Association, now the Press Women of Texas, and wife of J. A. Jackson, a prominent Austin businessman. She taught in Travis county schools, organized the Austin Kwill Klub, authored Texas Governors’ Wives and other books, and worked for the University of Texas at Austin General Library. Additionally, she was the sister of Mrs. Charles Williams and Pete Cashell.
Pearl Cashell Jackson Papers, 1883, 1891-1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Pearl Cashell Jackson Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
The Pearl Cashell Jackson Papers, 1883, 1891-1935, contain correspondence, broadsides, literary productions, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, postcards, and photographs and relate to Jackson’s activities as a writer and member of the Texas Press Women’s Association (TPWA). Clippings include passages from her book Texas Governors’ Wives, describe events of the TPWA, and pertain to Jackson’s personal interests and hobbies. Additionally, the collection details Jackson’s travels in Europe, North Africa, the Near East, and the United States.
The collection is open for research.
Pearl Cashell Jackson Papers, 1883, 1891-1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Revisions were made by Lynn Bell, April 1983, July 1987, and Larry Landis, July 1987.
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