University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Longworth, William Milton
Title: Longworth, William Milton, Narrative
Dates: [ca. 1935-1936]
Abstract: Composed of an unpublished manuscript and three typescripts of "Legend of Lost Spanish Mines and Buried Treasure," the William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936], documents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.
Extent: 8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.


Scope and Contents

Composed of an unpublished manuscript and three typescripts of "Legend of Lost Spanish Mines and Buried Treasure," the William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936], documents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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Longworth, William Milton -- Archives.
Subjects
Architecture, Spanish colonial -- Texas -- History.
Silver mines and mining -- Texas -- History.
Spaniards -- Texas -- History.
Treasure troves -- Texas -- History.
Places
New Spain -- History.
Texas -- History -- To 1846.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Milton Longworth Narrative, [ca. 1935-1936], 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E423 Manuscript, [ca. 1935-1936]
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2R86 Typescripts (3 volumes), [ca. 1935-1936]