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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

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 Mrs. B. S. Given Papers, [ca. 1925]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Given, Beulah Sterling
Title: Given, Mrs. B. S., Papers
Dates: [ca. 1925]
Abstract: The Mrs. B. S. Given Papers, [ca. 1925], comprises correspondence and printed, typed, and handwritten biographical sketches of prominent Texans of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Dallas resident Beulah Sterling Given (b. ca. 1878) was an amateur Texas historian in the early 20th century. Given was also Assistant Secretary of the insurance organization Texas Life Convention during the 1910s.

Source:

The Spectator Insurance Yearbook, 1918-1919: Life, Casualty and Miscellaneous. New York: Spectator Company, 1918.

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Scope and Contents

The Mrs. B. S. Given Papers, [ca. 1925], comprises correspondence and printed, typed, and handwritten biographical sketches of prominent Texans of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. The sketches primarily include politicians and businessmen, such as Charles Allen Culbertson, Thomas Watt Gregory, and Joseph E. Cockrell. Most of the biographies were sent to Given, often along with correspondence, by the sketch subject, though some were also composed by Given.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Given, Beulah Sterling, b. ca. 1878 -- Archives
Culberson, Charles A. (Charles Allen), 1855-1925.
Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933.
Cockrell, Joseph E., 1853-1927.
Places
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- Biography.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mrs. B. S. Given Papers, [ca. 1925], 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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2N229 Letters and biographical sketches:
Clara Driskill Sevier
William Hawley Atwell
Sidney Burleson
Nathan Adams
Florence C. Floore
W. D. Farris
Col. F. P. Holland
Thomas Watt Gregory
Edward Mandell House
Rt. Rev. Monsignor James Martin Kirwin
J. A. Kemp
John Thaddeus Scott
Mrs. W. C. Martin
Harry Tom King
General Elbert W. Kirkpatrick
W. H. Patterson
Ike T. Pryor
Edward A. Penden
Joseph E. Cockrell
Leonard Tillotson
Alexander Sanger
Anna J. H. Denvy Cooks
Jule G. Smith
John H. Shay
Charles Allen Culberson

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