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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Leonidas Davis Carrington Family Papers, 1825-1897, 1923-1943



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Carrington, Leonidas Davis, 1816-1897
Title: Leonidas Davis Carrington Family Papers
Dates: 1825-1897, 1923-1943
Abstract: Collection concerns the family of Carrington (1816-1897), merchant and soldier, and relates to family news and genealogical information about the Carrington, Denny, and Rothhaas families; Carrington’s activities as a captain in the Confederacy; and land transactions. Included are correspondence, reports, legal documents, financial papers, calling cards, newspaper clippings, magazine, funeral notices, and photographs.
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Collection concerns the family of Carrington (1816-1897), merchant and soldier, and relates to family news and genealogical information about the Carrington, Denny, and Rothhaas families; Carrington’s activities as a captain in the Confederacy; and land transactions. Included are correspondence, reports, legal documents, financial papers, calling cards, newspaper clippings, magazine, funeral notices, and photographs.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Blair, Henry
Burleson, Edward
Carmer, Helen L.
Carrington, Emmett
Carrington, Evelyn M., 1898-1985
Carrington, Leonidas Davis, 1816-1967
Carrington, Robert Emmett, 1845-1900
Carrington, W. H.
Carrington, William D.
Davidson, P.
Gray, George Edwin
Rogers, Martha R.
Rothaas, Frederick Jacob
Sylvester, W. W.
Watts, E. T.
Wells, George
White, W.
Subjects (Organizations)
Chapel Hill Female College
Confederate States of America-Army
Subjects
Domestic Affairs
Farms and Farming
Funerals
Places
Cherryville (La.)
Columbus (Miss.)
North Carolina
Gardenhill (Tenn.)
Austin (Tex.)
Buda (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Leonidas Davis Carrington Family Papers, 1825-1897, 1923-1943, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff in 1938.

Subsequent revisions were made by Claire Maxwell, December 1984.

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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2B177 Correspondence, 1853-1882
Letters from Martha Hill Carrington to L. D. Carrington, 1845
Promissory notes, 1855, 1879
Confederate Army documents, 1862
Legal documents, 1841, 1864 and 1866
Geneaological material, 1825-1943
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3S167 Photocopy of family tree, 1854
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3S110 Photographs

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