A Guide to the William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936]
A resident of San Antonio, Texas, William Milton Longworth researched and wrote about the history of Spanish Texas, especially silver mines and legends of buried treasure during the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.
Composed of an unpublished manuscript and three typescripts of "Legend of Lost Spanish Mines and Buried Treasure," the William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936], documents Longworth’s research on the history of Spanish Texas and the silver mines in Menard County as well as legends of buried treasure throughout Texas. Spanning from the 16th through the 18th centuries, the narrative also concerns Spanish architecture and the history of Spainish occupation in the New World.
This collection is open for research use.
William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936], 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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