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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

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 Frank Bryan Papers, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bryan, Frank
Title: Bryan, Frank, Papers
Dates: undated
Abstract: The Frank Bryan Papers, undated, consists of a transcript of “Texas One Thousand Years Before Christ,” a speech Bryan gave to an archeological society.
Accession No.: 78-61
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Bryan’s Mill, Texas, native and geologist Frank Bryan (1890-1960) graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1911, after playing as all-conference lineman on the 1910 undefeated University of Arkansas football team. Earning the rank of Army first lieutenant in World War II, Bryan went on to serve as President of the 90th Division Veterans of American. After the war, Bryan conducted research on oil resources and geological history across Texas for several decades. He was a founding member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and spoke to oil- and geology-related groups throughout the U.S. In 1940, Bryan became president of the Groesbeck Abstract Company, a post he held until his death.

Source:

“Geologist Frank Bryan, Noted For Letters to Editors, Dies,” The Dallas News, August 19, 1960.

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Scope and Contents

The Frank Bryan Papers, undated, consists of a transcript of “Texas One Thousand Years Before Christ,” a speech Bryan gave to an archeological society. The speech concerns Bryan’s research about the geology, life, and climate of prehistoric Texas, specifically the Caddo Lake area.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bryan, Frank -- Archives.
Subjects
Archaeology -- Texas -- History -- Sources.
Geology -- Texas -- History -- Sources.
Prehistory of the Americas -- Texas.
Places
Caddo Lake Region (La. and Tex.) -- History.

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Related Material

See also Frank Bryan Map

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank Bryan Papers, undated, 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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3D122 “Texas One Thousand Years Before Christ,” undated

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