University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ike Moore Papers, 1850-1867



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Moore, Ike
Title: Moore, Ike, Papers
Dates: 1850-1867
Abstract: Two drafts of the biography, Life and Diary of Reading W. Black, and a letter composes the Ike Moore Papers, 1850-1867, documenting the history of the upper Nueces region and its development by Reading Wood Black, a pioneer settler, land developer, and entrepreneur.
Accession No.: 1952
OCLC No.: 754914359
Extent: 3 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Author and historian Ike Moore was a state supervisor for the Historical Records Survey in San Antonio, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Two drafts of the biography, Life and Diary of Reading W. Black, and a letter composes the Ike Moore Papers, 1850-1867, documenting the history of the upper Nueces region and its development by Reading Wood Black, a pioneer settler, land developer, and entrepreneur. The papers describe the establishment of San Antonio and the Republic of Texas, along with political and social affairs, during the 19th century. Additionally, an 1866 copy of a letter to “Jennie” from Black concerns familial matters.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Moore, Ike -- Archives.
Black, Reading W. (Reading Wood), 1830-1867.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- History.
Places
Uvalde (Tex.) -- History.
San Antonio (Tex.) -- History.
Texas -- History
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ike Moore Papers, 1850-1867, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, 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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2F58 Biography of Reading W. Black, 1850-1867
Letter to “Jennie,” 1866