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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 Benito Lopez Daybooks, 1886-1888



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lopez, Benito, ca. 1813-1888
Title: Lopez, Benito, Daybooks
Dates: 1886-1888
Abstract: Composed of three volumes and a typescript of an obituary, the Benito Lopez Daybook, 1886-1888, document Lopez’s business affairs as a pawnbroker in Floresville, Texas.
Extent: 3 vols.
Language: Materials are written in Spanish andEnglish.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Mexico, Benito Lopez (ca. 1813-1888) moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1841. Later in life, he moved to Floresville, where he worked as a pawnbroker.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of three volumes and a typescript of an obituary, the Benito Lopez Daybook, 1886-1888, document Lopez’s business affairs as a pawnbroker in Floresville, Texas. The daybooks concern his expenses and business transactions, while the obituary relates to his death in 1888.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Lopez, Benito, ca. 1813-1888 -- Archives.
Subjects
Pawnbrokers -- Texas -- Floresville.
Places
Floresville (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Benito Lopez Daybooks, 1886-1888, 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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2B178 Daybooks, 1886, 1888Obituary, 1888
box
4L419 Daybook, 1887

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