A Guide to the Ernestine Edmunds Scrapbook, 1935-1952
Ernestine Edmunds lived in San Antonio, Texas, where she worked as a teacher and librarian at the Alamo Heights Elementary School.
The Ernestine Edmunds Scrapbook, 1935-1952, consists of postcards, notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, and photographs, documenting Edmund’s career as a teacher in San Antonio, Texas, and family history. Postcards depict historic sites in San Antonio, while magazine and newspaper clippings concern the Texas Revolution, educational issues as well as Edmund’s recognition as a prominent teacher at Alamo Heights Elementary School. Additionally, notes pertain to the establishment of historical markers, such as at the "Old Mill" related to Ben Milam and the Texas Revolution and photographs illustrate members of Edmund’s family as well as historic buildings and sites in San Antonio.
This collection is open for research use.
Ernestine Edmunds Scrapbook, 1935-1952, 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