University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J. L. Hume Papers, 1906-1908



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hume, Joseph L.
Title: Hume, J. L., Papers
Dates: 1896-1908
Abstract: Forty-one letters and several associated documents compose the J. L. Hume Papers, 1896-1908, documenting Hume's financial and personal interests.
Accession No.: 98-288
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Joseph L. Hume was real estate and livestock merchant as well as a banker in Austin, Texas. He operated the Hume Brothers firm with his brother George T. Hume and served as president of the First National Bank of Austin.


Scope and Contents

Forty-one letters and several associated documents compose the J. L. Hume Papers, 1896-1908, documenting Hume's financial and personal interests. Written by Hume to M. E. Church of Falls Creek, Virginia, the letters primarily concern the two men's interest in litigation over the estate of Thomas C. Bean. Additionally, the correspondence discusses Texas regional livestock and real estate market news, the Boer War, and flooding in Austin in 1900.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hume, Joseph L. -- Archives
Bean, Thomas C.
Church, M. E.
Subjects
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Public opinion -- United States
Administration of estates -- Texas -- History
Floods -- Texas -- Austin
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- Economic conditions -- History
Austin (Tex.) -- History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. L. Hume Papers, 1906-1908, 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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2B37 Letters, 1896-1908