University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the B. F. Adams Letter Books, 1891-1900



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Adams, B. F.
Title: Adams, B. F., Letter Books
Dates: 1891-1900
Abstract: The B. F. Adams Letter Books, 1891-1900, document Adams’ career as a judge, real estate agent, and lawyer in Marfa, Texas.
Accession No.: 89-3
Extent: 2 vols.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

B. F. Adams served as a Presidio County judge, lawyer, and land agent in Marfa, Texas, at the end of the nineteenth century.


Scope and Contents

The B. F. Adams Letter Books, 1891-1900, document Adams’ career as a judge, real estate agent, and lawyer in Marfa, Texas. Correspondence discusses his real estate dealings and land transactions, his cases and clients, as well as personal affairs with Adams, Glover, and Mitchell family members.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Adams, B. F. -- Archives
Subjects
Real estate -- Texas -- Marfa
Judges -- Texas -- Marfa
Lawyers -- Texas -- Marfa
Places
Marfa (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century
Presidio County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

B. F. Adams Letter Books, 1891-1900, 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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2.325/B91 Letter Books, 1891-1900