University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Minnie B. Cameron Narrative, 1924-1925



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cameron, Minnie B., 1885-1971
Title: Cameron, Minnie B., Narrative
Dates: 1924-1925
Abstract: Composed of a reference file entitled “Notes on Artists and Musicians in Texas,” the Minnie B. Cameron Narrative, 1924-1925, documents Cameron’s work as a reference librarian.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in San Antonio, Texas, Minnie Bradenwerper (1885-1971) was the daughter of Max Brandenwerper and Eliza Wefing. In 1917, she began working for the San Antonio Public Library before joining the United States Census Bureau during World War I. Following the war, Minnie returned to the San Antonio Public Library and married Reuben H. Cameron in 1920. Known for her interest in Texas history, she authored several articles for journals such as the Southwestern Historical Quarterly and also increased the library’s collection of Texana materials.

Source:

White, Frederick, Sr. "Cameron, Minnie Brandenwerper."Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed May 9, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fcacy.


Scope and Contents

Composed of a reference file entitled “Notes on Artists and Musicians in Texas,” the Minnie B. Cameron Narrative, 1924-1925, documents Cameron’s work as a reference librarian. The narrative includes biographical sketches of such artists as Elisabet Ney, Waldine Tauch, and Rafaelo Diaz, among others.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cameron, Minnie B., 1885-1971 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
San Antonio Public Library.
Subjects
Artists -- Texas -- History.
Musicians -- Texas -- History.
Reference librarians -- Texas -- History.
Places
Texas -- History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Minnie B. Cameron Narrative, 1924-1925, 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.

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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2B177 Narrative, 1924-1925