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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 Annie L. Middleton Papers, 1839-1845, 1935



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Middleton, Annie L., d. 1958
Title: Middleton, Annie L., Papers
Dates: 1839-1845, 1935
Abstract: Comprised of 20th century handwritten copies and transcripts of correspondence, a diary, and memoirs, the Annie L. Middleton Papers, 1839-1845, 1935, document Middleton’s research on 19th century Texas history and government.
Extent: 55 items
Language: Materials are written in English and Spanish.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Raised in Austin, Texas, Annie L. Middleton (d. 1958) received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. A professor of modern languages, Middleton taught at several colleges and universities, including Howard Payne College, Southwest Texas State (now Texas State University), and Baylor University. Middleton also researched and wrote on topics pertaining to Texas history and government, including "The Texas Convention of 1845," published in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly (1921).

Sources:

Howard Payne College. Catalogue of Howard Payne College, 1925-1926. 14 (1926): 11.

Wooster, Ralph A. "Early Texas Statehood: A Survey of Historical Writings."Southwestern Historical Quarterly. 76 (1972): 121-141.

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Scope and Contents

Comprised of 20th century handwritten copies and transcripts of correspondence, a diary, and memoirs, the Annie L. Middleton Papers, 1839-1845, 1935, document Middleton’s research on 19th century Texas history and government. Correspondence includes letters between Middleton and the Biblioteca Nacional de México (1935), as well as the letters of Manuel María de Sandoval, James Hamilton, and Richard Parkenham, relating to the annexation of Texas, the slavery question with respect to British recognition of Texas, and Texas naval affairs (1834-1845). Written by Mexican government officials, diary entries and memoirs concern negotiations for the independence of Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hamilton, James, 1786-1857
Middleton, Annie L., d. 1958 -- Archives
Parkenham, Richard
Sandoval, Manuel María de
Subjects (Organizations)
Biblioteca Nacional de México
Texas. Navy -- History -- 19th century
Subjects
Slavery -- Texas -- History -- 19th century
Places
Mexico -- History -- 19th century
Texas -- Annexation to the United States
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836
Texas -- Relations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Annie L. Middleton Papers, 1839-1845, 1935, 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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2F39 Handwritten copies of transcripts of correspondence, diary, and memoirs, 1839-1845, 1935

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