University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James Crewdson Turner Thesis, 1968



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Turner, James Crewdson
Title: Turner, James Crewdson, Thesis
Dates: 1968
Abstract: The James Crewdson Turner Thesis, 1968, solely consists of Turner’s bachelor’s thesis “The Origins of Populism: The Texas Experience.”
Extent: 1 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

James Crewdson Turner received his bachelor of arts degree with honors in history in 1968 and a Ph.D. in 1975, both from Harvard University. As of 2011, he is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame.


Scope and Contents

The James Crewdson Turner Thesis, 1968, solely consists of Turner’s bachelor’s thesis “The Origins of Populism: The Texas Experience.” This thesis documents the rise and fall of the Populist movement in Texas between 1870 and 1898. Turner surveys the historiography of populism, discusses the structure of Texas politics in the late 19th century, and examines the Populists themselves and their rhetoric.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Turner, James Crewdson -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
People's Party (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century
Subjects
Populism -- Texas -- History -- 19th century
Places
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Crewdson Turner Thesis, 1968, 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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3E261 The Origins of Populism: The Texas Experience