A Guide to the Henry R. Maresh Papers, [ca. 1900s-1950s]
Henry R. Maresh (1890-1954) worked as a surgeon in Houston as well as an historian and author. His most notable work was Czech Pioneers of the Southwest, published in 1934.
Composed of correspondence, notebooks, essays and encyclopedic articles, the Henry Maresh Papers, [ca. 1900s-1950s] document the research and interests of the scholar. Essays and articles relate to Czech history, particularly their settlement in Texas, biographies of notable Czech-Texans as well as Russians, a copy of "The Czechs in Texas" by Maresh and published in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly along with earlier drafts, and various other essays written by Maresh on a variety of topics, notably his experiences at the University of Texas. Correspondence relates to Communist rule in Czechoslovakia, while notebooks concern college courses taken by Maresh.
This collection is open for research use.
Henry R. Maresh Papers, [ca. 1900s-1950s], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, August 2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers