University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Pearl Hendricks Papers, 1819-1946



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hendricks, Pearl
Title: Hendricks, Pearl, Papers
Dates: 1819-1946
Abstract: Comprising correspondence, literary productions, clippings, notes, photographs, and printed material, the Pearl Hendricks Papers, 1819-1946, document Hendricks’s historical research and writing.
Accession No.: 1946
Extent: 2 ft., 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Houstonian Pearl Hendricks (1883-1946?) researched and wrote about Texas history, including articles published by the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post.


Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence, literary productions, clippings, notes, photographs, and printed material, the Pearl Hendricks Papers, 1819-1946, document Hendricks’s historical research and writing. Correspondence concerns Hendricks’s research, work, and publications with correspondents including William N. Blanton, Henry H. Rightor, and James R. Mullins. Clippings, notes, photographs, and printed material relate to Texas history, places, and families, particularly Houston and Harris County and Gulf Coast waterways and shipping. Additionally, the collection includes a scrapbook of Texas history and drawings of various subjects.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Photographic negatives are restricted for preservation concerns. Please contact photo archivist for more information.

Use Restrictions

Nitrate negatives are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Blanton, William N.
Hendricks, Pearl -- Archives
Mullins, James R.
Rightor, Henry H.
Subjects (Organizations)
Houston chronicle -- History -- 20th century
Houston post -- History -- 20th century
Subjects
Shipping -- Gulf States -- History
Shipping -- Texas -- History
Waterways -- Gulf States -- History
Waterways -- Texas -- History
Places
Harris County (Tex.) -- History
Houston (Tex.) -- History
Texas -- History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pearl Hendricks Papers, 1819-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection processed by Frances Rodgers, 1968.

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

 

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