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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James Webb Throckmorton Papers, 1838-1888



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Throckmorton, J. W. (James Webb), 1825-1894
Title: Throckmorton (James Webb) Papers
Dates: 1838-1888
Abstract: Correspondence, broadsides, and scrapbooks comprise the James Webb Throckmorton Papers, 1838-1888, documenting Throckmorton’s service as the Governor of Texas and as a U.S. Representative.
Accession No.: 1932; 2008-206
OCLC No.: 796619589
Extent: 1 ft., 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

James Webb Throckmorton (1825-1894) was Governor of Texas during Reconstruction (1866-1867) and a Democratic politician, elected to represent the Texas 20th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1875 to 1879 and 1883 to 1889.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, broadsides, and scrapbooks comprise the James Webb Throckmorton Papers, 1838-1888, documenting Throckmorton’s service as the Governor of Texas and as a U.S. Representative. The collection includes a letter from J.D. Giddings to Gov. Throckmorton regarding the issue of slavery and reconstruction: “I fear too late to save the South from Negro supremacy,” September 20, 1867.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Throckmorton, J. W. (James Webb), 1825-1894 -- Archives
Giddings, J. D.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Congress. House -- History -- 19th century.
Republican Party (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Subjects
Legislators -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Legislators -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Lawyers -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Politicians -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Governors -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Texas.
Race relations -- History -- United States.
Places
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Webb Throckmorton Papers, 1838-1888, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff, 1932. Revised by archives staff, 2008.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2H28 Correspondence, general:
August 1861
August-December 1866
January-April 1867
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2H29 May-August 1867
November 1885-April 1898
Letter from J.D. Giddings to Gov. Throckmorton regarding the issue of slavery and reconstruction: “I fear too late to save the South from Negro supremacy,” September 20, 1867
Broadsides
Scrapbooks
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2R213 Gustave Schleicher, eulogy delivered in the House of Representatives, Washington, February 17, 1879
Letters:
1862-1876
1866-1867
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3L433 Scrapbook, 1874-1877
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4L346 Letterbook, 1866-1867

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