University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Texas Volunteer Guard Lithographs, ca. 1880s



Descriptive Summary

Creator: T. Fitzwilliam and Company, Ltd.
Title: Texas Volunteer Guard Lithographs
Dates: ca. 1880s
Abstract: Images depict the Austin Greys and the Houston Light Guard, units of the Texas Volunteer Guard in the 1880s.
Extent: 2 chromolithographs
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

T. Fitzwilliam and Co., Ltd., was active in New Orleans from 1860-1932. Thomas Fitzwilliam came to New Orleans from Ireland and began a printing establishment that by 1872 was producing lithography. With the demise of the Southern Lithographic Company about 1885, Fitzwilliam had a near monopoly in the field of lithography in New Orleans.


Scope and Contents

Images depict the Austin Greys and the Houston Light Guard, units of the Texas Volunteer Guard in the 1880s.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Scurry, Thomas
Smyth, Rawleigh Porteus
Subjects
Austin Greys
Houston Light Guard
Military camps--Texas
Texas Volunteer Guard
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Volunteer Guard Lithographs, ca. 1880s, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Larry Landis, February 1989.

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
3S227 Lithographs