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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mattie Austin Hatcher Papers, 1800-1930



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hatcher, Mattie Austin.
Title: Hatcher, Mattie Austin, papers
Dates: 1800-1930
Abstract: Correspondence, literary productions, account papers, historical accounts, and genealogy of the Mattie Austin Hatcher Papers, 1800-1930, document Hatcher’s historical research and archival career at the University of Texas Archives.
Accession No.: 1962; 80-067
Extent: 3 ft., 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born near Austin, Texas, Mattie Alice Austin Hatcher (b. ca. 1880-1956) was the daughter of Charles Freeman and Anna Pope Hague Austin and the wife of Maurice S. Hatcher. Hatcher graduated with an M.A. in history from the University of Texas in 1903 and became the university’s first archivist three years later. She wrote and edited numerous books and articles on Texas history, including The Opening of Texas to Foreign Settlement, 1801-1821 (1927) and Letters of an Early American Traveller, Mary Austin Holley: Her Life and Her Works, 1784-1846 (1933).

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, literary productions, account papers, historical accounts, and genealogy of the Mattie Austin Hatcher Papers, 1800-1930, document Hatcher’s historical research and archival career at the University of Texas Archives. The papers consist of Hatcher’s literary productions, drafts, and bibliography of her research; social and career prophesies for the 1914 UT class; correspondence, 1921-1928; and account papers, 1927-1929. The papers also concern the genealogy of the Austin family; a study and notes of the Texas mission system from 1716 to 1827; Napoleon I in Mexico, 1800-1811; revolutionary Spanish movement in Texas and Mexico, 1811-1821; colonization contracts, 1800-1841; and a calendar of the Bexar Archives.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hatcher, Mattie Austin -- Archives.
Austin family.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Archives.
University of Texas. Library. Archives Collection.
Subjects
Missions -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History -- Sources.
New Spain -- History -- Sources.
Mexico -- History -- Sources.

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Related Material

See also UT Archives Records, 1919, 1928-1961, 1977-1979.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mattie Austin Hatcher Papers, 1800-1930, 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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8/F159 (2264739) Research materials, including manuscripts, typescripts, notes, correspondence, calendars, and miscellany on:
"Napoleon and the Mexican Revolution: International Aspects from the Texas Angle, 1807-1821"
"Studies in Colonization Inaugurated by the Republic of Texas: Peter’s Colony"
[First draft of Mary Austin Holley?]
Historical American Building Survey
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2Q75 (1838050) Notes on missions, 1715-1794 (beginning 1864)
Literary efforts
Correspondence, 1927-1928
Account papers, 1927-1929
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2Q76 (1838049) Colonization contracts, 1800-1841
Report on the condition of Texas, 1821-1842
1914 class prophesies
Napoleon material, miscellaneous, 1800-1811
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2Q77 (1838038) Napoleon material and other, 1804-1811
Spanish movement against European tyranny
Revolutionary Spanish movement in Texas and Mexico, 1811-1821
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2Q78 (1838027) A Study of the Texas Mission System, 1716-1827
Drafts
Bibliography
Creswell correspondence
Genealogy of the Austin family
Mrs. M. A. Hatcher's correspondence, 1921-1922
Bexar calendar, 1785-1794

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