University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the C. L. Greenwood Collection, 1835-1884



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Greenwood, C. L.
Title: Greenwood, C. L., Collection
Dates: 1835-1884
Abstract: Typed excerpts of publications and manuscripts compose the C. L. Greenwood Collection, 1835-1884, documenting Greenwood's research on conflicts between Texas settlers and Native Americans in the 19th century.
Accession No.: 69-54
Extent: 4 ft., 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

In the 20th century, historian C. L. Greenwood compiled research on 19th century Texas, particularly concerning notable Texans and the relationship between Native Americans and white settlers.


Scope and Contents

Typed excerpts of publications and manuscripts compose the C. L. Greenwood Collection, 1835-1884, documenting Greenwood's research on conflicts between Texas settlers and Native Americans in the 19th century. Arranged chronologically, the passages from Texas newspapers, books, and archival collections primarily discuss relations between settlers and Native Americans in central Texas and the military activities of both sides, with special emphasis on the Texas Rangers.

Archivist's note: Additionally, the collection includes the C. L. Greenwood Index, located in the Briscoe Center's Reading Room, which cites biographical sketches from numerous books as well as Texas newspaper marriage notices and obituaries from 1850 to 1900.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Greenwood, C. L. -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Rangers -- History -- 19th century
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- History
Indians of North American -- Wars -- Texas
Indians of North America -- Texas -- Government relations
Places
Texas -- History -- 19th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

C. L. Greenwood Collection, 1835-1884, 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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3J309 1835-1839
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3J310 1840-1843
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3J311 1844-1849
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3J312 1850-1854
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3J313 1855-1858
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3J314 1859-1861
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3J315 1862-1865
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3J316 1866-1869
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3J317 1870-1872
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3J318 1873-1877
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3J319 1878-1884
Miscellaneous