University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Wayne Mitchell Reminiscences, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mitchell, Wayne
Title: Mitchell, Wayne, Reminiscences
Dates: undated
Abstract: Two copies of a typescript compose the Wayne Mitchell Reminiscences, undated, documenting Mitchell’s experiences in East Texas during the 19th century.
Extent: 2 vols.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in East Texas, Wayne Mitchell (b. 1844) was the son of James Mitchell and Calpurnia Franklin, who immigrated to Texas from Rockbridge County, Virginia, in 1831.


Scope and Contents

Two copies of a typescript compose the Wayne Mitchell Reminiscences, undated, documenting Mitchell’s experiences in East Texas during the 19th century. The reminiscences discuss his family history and life on the frontier.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Mitchell, Wayne -- Archives.
Mitchell family.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas, East.
Places
East Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Wayne Mitchell Reminiscences, 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2R119 Reminiscences (2 copies), undated