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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Papers

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jane Durgin Papers, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Durgin, Jane
Title: Durgin, Jane, Papers
Dates: undated
Abstract: 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).
Accession No.: 96-107
Extent: 6 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Jane Durgin was a researcher interested in the life of Jane Cazneau, a Texas author, war correspondent, journalist, and lobbyist in the nineteenth century.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Durgin, Jane -- Archives
Cazneau, Jane, 1807-1878
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Journalists
Historical research
Places
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846
United States -- Territorial expansion

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jane Durgin Papers, undated, 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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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