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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 M. D. Slator Papers, 1888-1940



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Slator, M. D.
Title: Slator, M. D., Papers
Dates: 1888-1940
Abstract: Comprising correspondence, a journal, financial records, legal documents, and blueprints, the M. D. Slator Papers, 1888-1940, chronicle Slator’s activities as a judge and rancher in Llano, Texas.
Accession No.: 2000-270
Extent: 2 ft., 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A graduate of the University of Texas, judge and rancher M. D. Slator lived in Llano, Texas. In addition to the Slator Ranch in Llano, he partially owned ranches in Laredo and Zapata, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence, a journal, financial records, legal documents, and blueprints, the M. D. Slator Papers, 1888-1940, chronicle Slator’s activities as a judge and rancher in Llano, Texas. The journal consists of notes and ruminations pertaining to Slator’s experiences as a student at the University of Texas, while correspondence concerns investments and purchases for the ranch as well as legal issues. The collection also contains financial papers such as tax receipts and legal documents including contracts for land purchases in Laredo and Zapata, Texas, and oil and gas leases. Additionally, blueprints illustrate Slator’s landholdings.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Slator, M. D. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin -- Students.
Subjects
Judges -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Ranches -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Ranching -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Places
Laredo (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Llano (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Zapata (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

M. D. Slator Papers, 1888-1940, 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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