University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hale, Philip Smith
Title: Hale, Philip Smith, papers
Dates: 1836, 1855
Abstract: The Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855, consist of two letters to Hale in Rogersville, Tennessee, from family members, discussing the Texas Revolution and describing West Texas.
Accession No.: 1932
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Philip Smith Hale lived in Rogersville, Tennessee, during the mid-1800s.


Scope and Contents

The Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855, consist of two letters to Hale in Rogersville, Tennessee, from family members in Texas. The April 11, 1836, letter from William Hale discusses a loss during the Texas Revolution while serving under Sam Houston, and the May 19, 1855, letter from Penelope Hale near San Antonio, Texas, describes West Texas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hale, Philip Smith -- Archives.
Hale, William.
Hale, Penelope.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. Army.
Places
Texas, West -- Description and travel.
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855, 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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2D256 Letters, 1836, 1855