University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Reconstruction Scrapbook
Title: Reconstruction Scrapbook
Dates: 1865-1880
Abstract: The Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880, consists of clippings from newspapers and pamphlets of political speeches and commentary, spanning the entire Reconstruction period and the beginning of the Gilded Age and Progressive era.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880, consists of clippings from newspapers and pamphlets of political speeches and commentary, spanning the entire Reconstruction period and the beginning of the Gilded Age and Progressive era. The clippings include speeches by politicians Oliver P. Morton, James G. Blaine, Henry Wilson, Moses W. Field, and William D. Kelley, among others. Clippings of political commentary discuss the political parties, politicians, and issues pertaining to labor, economics, and the Reconstruction Acts.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893
Field, Moses W., 1828-1889
Kelley, William D., 1825-1888
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875
Subjects
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Sources
Places
United States--History--1865-1898--Sources
United States--Politics and government--19th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880, 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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3L463 Scrapbook, 1865-1880