University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Earle, J. P.
Title: Earle, J. P., Narrative
Dates: 1900
Abstract: A typescript composes the J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900, chronicling Earle’s research on the history of Clay County, Texas. The typescript concerns the towns of Henrietta and Cambridge as well as some of the first settlers and Native Americans of the county, including Wilson Gilbert, Quanah Parker, and John S. Babb, among others.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

As one of the first settlers in Henrietta, Texas, J. P. Earle authored an historical narrative about Clay County in 1900.


Scope and Contents

A typescript composes the J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900, chronicling Earle’s research on the history of Clay County, Texas. The typescript concerns the towns of Henrietta and Cambridge as well as some of the first settlers and Native Americans of the county, including Wilson Gilbert, Quanah Parker, and John S. Babb, among others. Additionally, it discusses relations between the white settlers and the Comanche tribe, Bison hunting, and life on the frontier.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Earle, J. P. -- Archives.
Subjects
American bison hunting -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Comanche Indians -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of North America -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Places
Cambridge (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Clay County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Henrietta (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900, 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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2Q502 Typescript, 1900