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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 Herbert H. Lang Narrative, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lang, Herbert H., 1921-2006
Title: Lang, Herbert H., Narrative
Dates: undated
Abstract: Three copies of a bound typescript compose the Herbert H. Lang Narrative, undated, documenting his research on the 19th century historian Henderson King Yoakum.
Extent: 3 vols.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born to Estelle and Edward Lang in New York City, Herbert H. Lang (1921-2006) served in the United States Navy during World War II. After the war, he enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin, receiving his PhD in history in 1954. Lang taught at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, New Mexico, until he became a faculty member at Texas A & M University in 1956. He authored an introduction to Pat Nixon of Texas: Autobiography of a Doctor as well as articles on the Western U. S. frontier and mining industry.

Source:

"Herbert H. Lang." Web.TV. Accessed July 1, 2011. http://herbert-h-lang.co.tv/.

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Scope and Contents

Three copies of a bound typescript compose the Herbert H. Lang Narrative, undated, documenting his research on the 19th century historian Henderson King Yoakum. The narrative consists of a biographical account of Yoakum, discussing his career as an historian and his various publications.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Lang, Herbert H. Lang, 1921-2006 -- Archives.
Yoakum, Henderson King, 1810-1856 -- Biography.
Subjects
Historians -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Places
Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Herbert H. Lang 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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2R77 Narrative (3 copies), undated

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