A Guide to the Hugh H. Duval Papers, 1914-1944
Biology student Hugh H. Duval attended the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, he conducted geological and botanical fieldwork in Bastrop County, Texas.
Comprising correspondence, field notes and journals, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and geological and biological sketches, the Hugh H. Duval Papers, 1914-1944, document Duval’s activities as a biology student at the University of Texas and as an amateur geologist and botanist. Correspondence concerns his research on flora, fauna, and the geophysical characteristics of Bastrop County, Texas. Field notes and journals contain observations and sketches of geological strata, fossils, and flora, while notebooks include assignments and lessons for a botany curriculum as well as ethics and biology. Additionally, newspaper clippings pertain to science associations and meetings as well as geology, and sketches depict geological specimens and strata.
This collection is open for research use.
Hugh H. Duval Papers, 1914-1944, 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.
Detailed Description of the Papers