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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Alma Dexta King Narrative, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: King, Alma Dexta, 1902-1942
Title: King, Alma Dexta, Narrative
Dates: undated
Abstract: A bound typescript composes the Alma Dexta King Narrative, undated, documenting King’s research on the Confederacy and the Confederate Army.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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."

Source:

"Alma Dexta King." Find a Grave. Accessed June 30, 2011. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61897723.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
King, Alma Dexta, 1902-1942 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army.
Places
Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations.
Confederate States of America -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alma Dexta King Narrative, undated, 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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2R71 Narrative, undated

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