University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the V. T. Hart and Son Scrapbook, 1890-1896



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hart, V. T.
Title: V. T. Hart and Son Scrapbook
Dates: 1890-1896
Abstract: Composed of newspaper clippings and notes, the V. T. Hart and Son Scrapbook, 1890-1896, documents the Harts’ interest in the impact of American politics on the economy of the South, particularly Texas.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

V. T. Hart and his son operated a wholesale and retail drugstore in Mineola, Texas. In addition to their business activities, they were interested in the U. S. government’s policies on economy of the American South.


Scope and Contents

Composed of newspaper clippings and notes, the V. T. Hart and Son Scrapbook, 1890-1896, documents the Harts’ interest in the impact of American politics on the economy of the South, particularly Texas. Notes contain references to articles, while newspaper clippings consist of articles on the agricultural economy of the South, gold and silver standards, and the activities of President Grover Cleveland, among other topics.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Hart, V. T. -- Archives.
Hart family -- Archives.
Subjects
Currency question -- United States.
Places
Southern States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Texas -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

V. T. Hart and Son Scrapbook, 1890-1896, 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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2J144 Scrapbook, 1890-1896