A Guide to the Strahorn-Hutton-Evans Commission Company Records, 1890-1903
Established around the late 19th century, the Strahorn-Hutton-Evans Commission Company was managed by a board of directors including Robert Strahorn, President of the Union Stock Yards in Chicago, Illinois; T. S. Hutton, Vice President of the Kansas City Stock Yards; A. D. Evans, Secretary of the National Stock Yards in Illinois; W. P. Hunter; and J. P. Bowles. The company had three offices located in Chicago, Kansas City, and National Stock Yards, Illinois.
Comprising correspondence and a letterpress, the Strahorn-Hutton-Evans Commission Company Records, 1890-1903, document the company’s involvement in the cattle industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Correspondence and the letterpress primarily concern business matters, especially with acquaintances in Fort Worth and San Antonio, Texas, as well as cattle and the cattle trade.
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Strahorn-Hutton-Evans Commission Company Records, 1890-1903, 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.
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