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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 Jesse Perez Reminiscences, 1870-1927



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Perez, Jesse -- Archives
Title: Perez, Jesse, Reminiscences
Dates: 1870-1927
Abstract: Composed of one volume, the Jesse Perez Reminiscences, 1870-1927, relate to his experiences as a Texas Ranger and law enforcement officer in Texas, as well as his son’s service in the U. S. Army during World War I.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Texan Jesse Perez served as a Texas Ranger and deputy sheriff between the 1880s and 1920s. During his tenure in the Rangers, Perez was involved in numerous raids against Mexicans, while his son, Jesse Jr., fought in France during the First World War.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of one volume, the Jesse Perez Reminiscences, 1870-1927, relate to his experiences as a Texas Ranger and law enforcement officer in Texas, as well as his son’s service in the U. S. Army during World War I. Raids, crimes, and criminals, particularly along the Mexican border, are common topics as well as his son’s experiences in France and Germany during the war.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Perez, Jesse -- Archives
Perez, Jesse Jr.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Rangers -- History
United States. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918
Subjects
Violence -- Texas -- History
Law enforcement -- Texas -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- History
Places
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jesse Perez Reminiscences, 1870-1927, 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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2R134 Jesse Perez Reminiscences, 1870-1927

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