A Guide to the Jane Durgin Papers, undated
Jane Durgin was a researcher interested in the life of Jane Cazneau, a Texas author, war correspondent, journalist, and lobbyist in the nineteenth century.
Comprised of correspondence, research files, notes, as well as photocopies and Photostats of Cazneau’s documents, the Jane Durgin Papers, undated, document Durgin’s research of author, war correspondent, journalist, and expansionist Jane Cazneau (1807-1878). The photocopies of the correspondence and writings of Cazneau represent the primary sources consulted by Durgin; many also have index cards attached that were used to organize information. Durgin’s own correspondence is included, illuminating her thoughts, research methods, and sources.
This collection is open for research use.
Jane Durgin Papers, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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