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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Max Axel Altgelt Letters, 1904



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Altgelt, Max Axel
Title: Altgelt, Max Axel, Letters
Dates: 1904
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, the Max Axel Altgelt Letters, 1904, document Altgelt’s business travel for the Oliver Chilled Plow Company in Central and East Texas.
Accession No.: 86-192
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in German.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Of German heritage, Max Axel Altgelt resided in New Braunfels, Texas, with his wife. He worked as a business agent for the Oliver Chilled Plow Company, which sold farm equipment.

Source:

"Oliver History." Oliver Tractors. Accessed April 14, 2011. http://www.olivertractors.ca/oliver_history.htm.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, the Max Axel Altgelt Letters, 1904, document Altgelt’s business travel for the Oliver Chilled Plow Company in Central and East Texas. The letters describe his travels through various locations, such as Dallas, Lufkin, Huntsville, and Navasota. Additionally, the letters contain letterhead from hotels and general merchandise stores.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Altgelt, Max Axel -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Oliver Chilled Plow Company -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects
Commercial agents -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Places
Texas -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
New Braunfels (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Max Axel Altgelt Letters, 1904, 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

 

Inventory

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2.325/E474 Correspondence, 1904

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