University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Junior Historian Picture File, ca. 1958-1966.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Junior Historian
Title: Junior Historian Picture File
Dates: ca. 1958-1966
Abstract: This collection consists of individual papers with photographic and other forms of illustrations on a wide range of Texas topics from Austin to Indianola and Hurricane Carla to the East Texas Oil Fields.
Accession No.: 67-180
Extent: 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association, the Junior Historians is an extracurricular program for grades four through twelve. Its goal is to promote interest in history through doing it. These projects can take the form of individual historical papers, individual or group exhibits, individual or group performances, individual or group web sites, or individual or group documentaries. Each year the Junior Historians have an annual meeting to share the results of their projects.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of individual papers with photographic and other forms of illustrations on a wide range of Texas topics from Austin to Indianola and Hurricane Carla to the East Texas Oil Fields.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961
Gonzales, Francisco Zarate
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961
Roberts, John H., 1845-1934
Subjects
Ben Ficklin flood
Hurricane Carla
Bremond Home (Austin, Tex.)
Kellum-Noble House (Houston, Tex.)
Sisters of Divine Providence of San Antonio, Texas
Places
Anderson (Tex.)
Austin (Tex.)
Big Foot (Tex.)
Black’s Fort (Tex.)
Cleburne (Tex.)
Concho County (Tex.)
Elmina (Tex.)
El Paso (Tex.)
Fort Worth (Tex.)
Indianola (Tex.)
Kilgore (Tex.)
Mathis (Tex.)
Sabinal Canyon (Tex.)
Sabine Pass (Tex.)
San Juan (Tex.)
Spring Branch (Tex.)
Sprinkle (Tex.)
Velasco (Tex.)

Related Material

See also Texas State Historical Association Records


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Junior Historian Picture File, ca. 1958-1966, 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3Y36 Junior Historian papers