A Guide to the Alma Dexta King Narrative, undated
Born to Arthur Howard King and Arminta Allen in Throckmorton, Texas, Alma Dexta King (1902-1942) received her master’s degree in history from the University of Texas at Austin in 1929. She also authored articles on Texas history, including "The Political Career of Williamson Simpson Oldham" (1929), "The Failure of the Volunteer System in the Confederate Army," and "Southern Hopes of Foreign Intervention and Recognition in 1861 and 1862."
"Alma Dexta King." Find a Grave. Accessed June 30, 2011. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61897723.
A bound typescript composes the Alma Dexta King Narrative, undated, documenting King’s research on the Confederacy and the Confederate Army. Consisting of two essays entitled "Failure of the Volunteer System in the Confederate Army" and "Southern Hopes of Foreign Intervention and Recognition in 1861 and 1862," the narrative discusses military and political affairs in the South during the Civil War era.
This collection is open for research use.
Alma Dexta King Narrative, undated, 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.
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