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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Pearl Cashell Jackson Papers, 1883, 1891-1935



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jackson, Pearl Cashell
Title: Jackson (Pearl Cashell) Papers
Dates: 1883, 1891-1935
Abstract: 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).
Accession No.: 1930
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

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.

Sources:

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Use Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Jackson, Pearl Cashell, b. 1869 -- Archives.
Jackson, J. A.
Terrell, Alexander Watkins
Bishop, Julia T.
Thomas, W. H., Mrs.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Press Women’s Association.
Subjects
Governors’ spouses -- Texas -- Biography.
Women in journalism -- Unites States.
Places
New Orleans (La.)
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
LaGrange (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also the Press Women of Texas Records, 1909-2001.

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifacts Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pearl Cashell Jackson Papers, 1883, 1891-1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E265 Correspondence, 1891-1927
Broadsides
Literary productions
Clippings
Pamphlets
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3Y81 Photographs and postcards

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