University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Reed, J. M.
Title: Reed, J. M., Reminiscences
Dates: 1929
Abstract: A typescript composes the J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929, documenting Reed’s experiences farming on a plantation in Bell County, Texas, during the 1860s.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

J. M. Reed owned a plantation in Bell County, Texas, during the Civil War era. In addition to cotton, Reed also grew a number of different grains.


Scope and Contents

A typescript composes the J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929, documenting Reed’s experiences farming on a plantation in Bell County, Texas, during the 1860s. The reminiscences discuss life on the plantation, slaves, and cultivating and harvesting crops.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Reed, J. M. -- Archives.
Subjects
Agriculture -- Texas -- Bell County.
Slaves -- Texas -- Bell County.
Places
Bell County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929, 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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2R160 Reminiscences, 1929