University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. C. Hall Papers, 1885-1899



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hall, W. C.
Title: Hall, W. C., papers
Dates: 1885-1899
Abstract: The W. C. Hall Papers, 1885-1899, consist of correspondence, financial documents, and maps, documenting Hall’s land transactions in Texas.
Accession No.: 2002-187
Extent: 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Colonel W. C. Hall bought and sold land in Glasscock, Stephens, Throckmorton, Childress, and other counties in Texas in the late 19th century.


Scope and Contents

The W. C. Hall Papers, 1885-1899, consist of correspondence, financial documents, and maps, documenting Hall’s land transactions in Glasscock, Stephens, Throckmorton, Childress, and other counties in Texas. The financial documents include receipts and account statements with land agents and dealers.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hall, W. C. -- Archives.
Subjects
Land use -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Places
Texas -- History -- 19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. C. Hall Papers, 1885-1899, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Stephanie Malmros, September 2002.

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:

box
3H136 Correspondence and maps documenting land transactions of W. C. Hall, 1898-1899
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2.325/OD32 Maps:
Sectional Map No. 2 of the Lands and Line of the Texas & Pacific Railway Company, 1885
Childress County, Texas, [18??]
Glassock County, Texas, [ca. 1898]