A Guide to the Pearl Hendricks Papers, 1819-1946
Houstonian Pearl Hendricks (1883-1946?) researched and wrote about Texas history, including articles published by the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Photographic negatives are restricted for preservation concerns. Please contact photo archivist for more information.
Nitrate negatives are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.
Pearl Hendricks Papers, 1819-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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