University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. H. Ratliff Scrapbooks, 1914-1918



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ratliff, W. H.
Title: Ratliff, W. H., Scrapbooks
Dates: 1914-1918
Abstract: Two volumes containing newspaper clippings compose the W. H. Ratliff Scrapbooks, 1914-1918, documenting the railroad industry in early 20th century Texas.
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

W. H. Ratliff was an attorney in Quanah, Texas, who collected articles on the railroad industry in Texas.


Scope and Contents

Two volumes containing newspaper clippings compose the W. H. Ratliff Scrapbooks, 1914-1918, documenting the railroad industry in early 20th century Texas. In addition to concerning the various railway companies, the clippings discuss the relationship between the industry and the government.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ratliff, W. H. -- Archives.
Subjects
Railroad companies -- Texas.
Railroads -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Texas -- Politics and government.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. H. Ratliff Scrapbooks, 1914-1918, 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

box
4L402 Scrapbook, 1914
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4L403 Scrapbook, 1916-1918