University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the C. L. Jester Narrative, 1922



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jester, C. L.
Title: Jester, C. L., Narrative,
Dates: 1922
Abstract: Consisting of Photostat copies of historical articles, the C. L. Jester Narrative, 1922, chronicles the history of Navarro County and Corsicana, Texas between 1837 and 1922.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Corsicana resident C. L. Jester served as county judge and wrote a short history of the area for the Corsicana Daily Sun and The Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light in 1922.


Scope and Contents

Consisting of Photostat copies of historical articles, the C. L. Jester Narrative, 1922, chronicles the history of Navarro County and Corsicana, Texas between 1837 and 1922. The narrative discusses early founders, religious institutions, education, business and the economy, the oil industry, Corsicana during the Civil War and the coming of the railroad, among other topics.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Jester, C. L. -- Archives
Subjects
Corsicana daily sun
Corsicana daily semi-weekly light
Places
Corsicana (Tex.) -- History
Navarro County (Tex.) -- History
Corsicana (Tex.) -- Social life and customs
Corsicana (Tex.) -- Economic conditions

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

C. L. Jester Narrative, 1922, 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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2R66 C. L. Jester Narrative 1922