University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. F. Dick Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sullivan, W. F., b. 1854
Title: Sullivan, W. F. "Dick," Reminiscences
Dates: 1923
Abstract: Comprised of a reminiscence and poem entitled "The Passing of the Old Texas Ranger," the W. F."Dick" Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923, chronicle Sullivan’s experiences as a Texas Ranger and a hunter.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Mooreville, Mississippi, Texas Ranger, hunter, and merchant W. F. "Dick" Sullivan (b. 1854) moved to Pilot Point, Texas, in 1868. Eventually he relocated to San Saba, Texas.

Source:

"On the Buffalo Range in 1873."Frontier Times Magazine. 6 (March 1924). Accessed March 2, 2011.http://www.frontiertimesmagazine.com/0324.html.


Scope and Contents

Comprised of a reminiscence and poem entitled "The Passing of the Old Texas Ranger," the W. F. "Dick" Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923, chronicle Sullivan’s experiences as a Texas Ranger and a hunter. The reminiscences describe hunting buffalo and encounters with Native Americans near Brownwood, Texas, while the poem concerns Texas Rangers and life on the frontier.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sullivan, W. F. "Dick," b. 1854 -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Rangers -- History -- 19th century
Subjects
American bison hunting -- History -- 19th century
Frontier and pioneer life -- History -- 19th century
Indians of North America -- History -- 19th century
Places
Brownwood (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century
San Saba (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. F. "Dick" Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923, 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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2J150 Reminiscences, 1923