University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Alice Lee Ericson Collection, 1833-1861



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ericson, Alice Lee
Title: Ericson, Alice Lee, Collection
Dates: 1833-1861
Abstract: Composed of nine photocopied letters, the Alice Lee Ericson Collection, 1833-1861, documents various aspects of life in antebellum Texas.
Accession No.: 65-149
Extent: 9 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Native Texan Alice Lee Ericson collected correspondence related to Texas history, including the early Mormons in the state, frontier and pioneer life as well as business and legal affairs.


Scope and Contents

Composed of nine photocopied letters, the Alice Lee Ericson Collection, 1833-1861, documents various aspects of life in antebellum Texas. The letters chronicle a variety of topics, including early Mormons in Texas, frontier and pioneer life in the state, a description of Galveston, land and businesses transactions as well as legal affairs.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ericson, Alice Lee -- Archives
Subjects
Pioneer and frontier life -- Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Mormons -- Texas -- History
Places
Galveston (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alice Lee Ericson Collection, 1833-1861, 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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2L139 Alice Lee Ericson Collection, 1833-1861