A Guide to the Carl A. Blasig Papers, [ca. 1940]-1963
Carl Blasig was a professional manager of chambers of commerce for over 30 years, including chambers at Brady, Colorado City, Mercedes, New Braunfels, and Olney, Texas. In 1963, he authored Building Texas, about the history of chambers of commerce in Texas.
The Carl A. Blasig Papers, [ca. 1940]-1963, document the development of chambers of commerce and their role in promoting local business throughout Texas during the 20th century. The papers include research materials for Blasig’s book Building Texas, and correspondence from Blasig’s work managing the chambers of commerce of Brady, Colorado City, Mercedes, New Braunfels, and Olney, Texas.
This collection is open for research use.
Carl A. Blasig Papers, [ca. 1940]-1963, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
This collection contains unprocessed materials.
Detailed Description of the Papers