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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 J. S. Harvey Letter, 1858



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harvey, J. S.
Title: Harvey, J. S., letter
Dates: 1858
Abstract: The J. S. Harvey Letter, 1858, is a March 10, 1858, handwritten missive from Harvey of Chappell Hill, Texas, to W. W. Browning calling a meeting to discuss the organization of an "oil business."
Accession No.: 65-023
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

In the 1850s, J. S. Harvey lived in Chappell Hill, Texas, and considered starting an oil business with local farmer William W. Browning.

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Scope and Contents

The J. S. Harvey Letter, 1858, is a March 10, 1858, handwritten missive from Harvey of Chappell Hill, Texas, to W. W. Browning calling a meeting to discuss the organization of an "oil business."

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Harvey, J. S. -- Archives.
Browning, William W.
Subjects
Business enterprises--Texas--History--19th century--Sources.
Petroleum -- Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Places
Chappell Hill (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. S. Harvey Letter, 1858, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff, December 1964.

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

box
2L260 Letter, March 10, 1858

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