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Descriptive Summary

Historical 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 Austin American-Statesman Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 1986



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Austin American-Statesman
Title: Austin American-Statesman Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection
Dates: 1986
Abstract: Texas celebrated its Sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of its founding as a Republic in 1986. For this historic event, the Austin American-Statesman prepared a special Sesquicentennial Edition of its daily newspaper.
Accession No.: 87-044
Extent: 31 audiocassettes
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Sketch

Texas celebrated its Sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of its founding as a Republic in 1986. For this historic event, the Austin American-Statesman prepared a special Sesquicentennial Edition of its daily newspaper. The newspaper includes interviews with famous and celebrated Texans including Kenneth Threadgill, Dudley Dobie, and Texas Ranger Captain Alfred Young Allee.

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Scope and Contents

The Austin American-Statesman Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 1986, contains 31 audiocassette tapes of interviews conducted by the Austin American-Statesman in preparation for their special 1986 Sesquicentennial Edition. Some interviews of note include those with Captain A. Y. Allee, Dudley Dobie, Ned Fritz, and Kenneth Threadgill.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Allee, Alfred Young
Crim, John T.
Crim, Billy Bob
Dobie, Dudley
Fritz, Edward C.
Goodnight, Charles
Harper, Lyne
Hillman, Clifford
Kirk, Buddy
Johnson, Jessalyn Gray
Justin, Enid
Zamora, A.
Kleberg, Scott
Němeček, Raymund
Poage, Jane Yelvington
Sanchez, Tony
Sims, Bill
Stricklin, Al
Threadgill, Becky
Threadgill, Kenneth
Woo, Bill
Wood, Gordon
Yerwood, Connie
Subjects (Organizations)
Austin American-statesman--Archives.
Subjects
Oral history--Texas
Anniversaries--Texas--1980-1990
Interviews--Texas
Places
Carrizo Springs (Tex.)
Johnson City (Tex.)
Austin (Tex.)
Galveston (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Laredo (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also the Texas Sesquicentennial Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Austin American-Statesman Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection, 1986, 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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2X13 Oral history collection, 1986

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