University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Slavery Scrapbook
Title: Slavery scrapbook
Dates: 1909-1935
Abstract: The Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935, comprises newspaper clippings and typescripts about slavery and former slaves in Texas. Most of the clippings describe the lives of former slaves, focusing on stories of their masters during their servitude. A few clippings discuss the establishment of ex-slaves homes and the history of slavery in the state as well as the lives of African-Americans after emancipation.
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935, comprises newspaper clippings and typescripts about slavery and former slaves in Texas. Most of the clippings describe the lives of former slaves, focusing on stories of their masters during their servitude. A few clippings discuss the establishment of ex-slaves homes and the history of slavery in the state as well as the lives of African-Americans after emancipation.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects
Slavery -- Texas.
Freedmen -- Texas.
Slaveholders -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Texas -- History -- 20th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935, 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3L398 Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935