A Guide to the Ernest E. Guinn Papers, 1950
Ernest Edward Guinn (1906-1992) was principal of Cleburne Public Schools in Cleburne, Texas. Upon completion of his master’s thesis, "A History of Cleburne, Texas," he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950.
Letters, signed statements, and circulars compose the Ernest E. Guinn Papers, 1950, documenting Guinn’s research on the history of Cleburne, Texas, from 1840 through 1950. Letters to Guinn and signed statements discuss the history of numerous Cleburne businesses, such as the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railroad, as well as the activities of prominent citizens. Furthermore, circulars describe the Cleburne National Bank and Cleburne Chamber of Commerce.
This collection is open for research use.
Ernest E. Guinn Papers, 1950, 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