University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ludewig (Johann Carl Wilhelm) Family Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ludewig Family
Title: Johann Carl Wilhelm Ludewig Family Papers
Dates: 1847-1900
Abstract: The Ludewig Family Papers consist of German and Texas legal documents including naturalization records, birth certificates, genealogical records of family births, photographs and tin types.
Accession No.: 77-42
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English and German
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

The Ludewig Family settled in the New Braunfels area in the mid 1800s.


Scope and Contents

Collection consists of German and Texas legal documents including naturalization records, birth certificates, genealogical records of family births, photographs and tin types. Also, manuscripts written on A.W. Ludewig and Son household furnishings repair shop letterhead. The business offered furniture, mattings, carpets, linoleum, picture frames, and was a general repair shop.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ludewig, Johann Carl Wilhelm--Archives.
Hartwig, Julie Schertz.
Subjects (Organizations)
A.W. Ludewig and Son
Subjects
Texas--Emigration and immigration--History--19th century.
German Americans--Texas--Genealogy.
Places
New Braunfels (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Johann Carl Wilhelm Ludewig Family Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3B58 Naturalization record for Wilhelm Ludewig witnessed by Johannes Ludewig, New Braunfels, Texas, 1851
Birth certificate of Julie Schertz, 1847
Birth certificate of Johann Carl Wilhelm, 1821
List detailing how to clean various items on letterhead from A.W. Ludewig and Son
Instructions for tanning hides
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3S51 Tin types of J.C.W. Ludewig and Anna Ludewig, and August W. Ludewig and Julie S. Ludewig
Unidentified photographs