University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Germans in Texas Scrapbook, 1871, 1890-1918, 1930-1938



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Germans in Texas scrapbook
Title: Germans in Texas scrapbook
Dates: 1871, 1890-1918, 1930-1938
Abstract: The Germans in Texas Scrapbook, 1871, 1890-1918, 1930-1938, comprises German and English language newspaper clippings, documenting German-Americans in Texas. Articles and editorial letters discuss taxation, the German and English languages, religion, German pioneers in Texas, societies and clubs, and politics, such as public usage of the German language and German alien registration during World War I. The collection also includes German poetry.
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in German and English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Germans in Texas Scrapbook, 1871, 1890-1918, 1930-1938, comprises German and English language newspaper clippings, documenting German-Americans in Texas. Articles and editorial letters discuss taxation, the German and English languages, religion, German pioneers in Texas, societies and clubs, and politics, such as public usage of the German language and German alien registration during World War I. The collection also includes German poetry.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects
German Americans -- Texas.
German Americans -- Texas -- Religion.
German Americans -- Texas -- Social life and customs.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Germans in Texas Scrapbook, 1871, 1890-1918, 1930-1938, 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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3L202 Germans in Texas Scrapbook, 1871, 1890-1918, 1930-1938