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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J. Harry Bennett Papers, 1935-1966



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bennett, J. Harry.
Title: Bennett, J. Harry, Papers
Dates: 1935-1966
Abstract: The papers of J. Harry Bennett (1919-1966) document his life and academic career as a UT history professor and specialist in eighteenth-century British history.
Accession No.: 66-94
OCLC No.: 824798842
Extent: 18 ft., 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

J. Harry Bennett was born in Oelwein, Iowa on September 29, 1919 and grew up in California. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in history at the University of California at Los Angeles. Upon receiving his Ph.D. in September 1948, Bennett was hired as a professor of eighteenth-century British history for the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he continued to teach until his death on April 25, 1966.

Sources:

"In Memoriam - J. Harry Bennett." Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches, Office of the General Faculty, UT. Accessed January 17, 2013. http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/2000-2001/memorials/SCANNED/bennett.pdf.

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Scope and Contents

The papers of J. Harry Bennett (1919-1966) document his life and academic career as a UT history professor and specialist in eighteenth-century British history. Included are personal and professional correspondence, student materials, course lecture notes, and research materials concerning the British West Indies (particularly slavery in Barbados and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, a British missionary organization). The papers also include materials related to Bennett's service on University committees and to the History Department, as well as scrapbooks, maps, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bennett, J. Harry. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of History
Subjects
British--West Indies--History--18th century.
College teaching--United States.
Missionaries.
Molasses industry
Plantations--Barbados--History.
Plantations--West Indies, British--History.
Sugarcane.
Places
Barbados.
Photographic Subjects
Bennett, J. Harry.
Earthquakes--California.

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Related Material

See also the UT Department of History Records, 1877- .

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Harry Bennett Papers, 1935-1966, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3B74 Personal correspondence:
Abernathy - Frank
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3B75 Frantz - Manning
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3B76 Milne - Woodward
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3B77 General correspondence:
1935-1955
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3B78 1955-1963
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3B79 1964-1966, undated
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3B80-3B81 Professional correspondence:
With students and faculty in an official capacity
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3B82 Family correspondence:
1945-1966, undated
Personal materials
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3B83 Educational and professional papers:
As a student
As a professor (lecture notes):
1. 604b
2. 334k
3. 337j
4. 374l
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3B85 1. 334j, 334k
2. 604
3. 374k
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3B86 1. 3741
2. 384k, 384l
3. 3941
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3B87 1. 334j, 334k
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3B88 1. 334j
2. 604a
3. 374k, 3741
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3B89 1. 334k
2. 374k
3. 384k
Research notes
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3B90 Literary productions:
Codrington studies
Hay materials
Williamson materials
Papers concerning Codrington College
Barbados papers
Fulham manuscript
Barbados Committee book (papers)
Society for the Propogation of the Gospel (SPG) Papers
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3B91 SPG manuscript, letters, journals
Fulham palace manuscript
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3B92 SPG manuscript
SPG Barbados journal
Codrington Plantation accounts
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3B93 Cholmandeley correspondence
British Museum Add. manuscript
Hardwick Papers
Newcastle Papers
Chatsworth Papers
Greenville letter books
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3B94 SPG manuscript, journals, letters
Barbados Committee books
West Indian notes: Transcript and summaries of books
West Indian notes: Transcript and summaries of books and articles
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3B95 SPG journals and letters
SPG Archives:
Indexes
Transcripts
Letters from the archivist
Fulham manuscript
Lowther manuscript
Lambeth manuscript
Codrington manuscript
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3B96 Fulham manuscript
P. R. O., C. O. 28/15
Privy Council Col.
Colonial Cal. St. P., Am.
SPG manuscript
SPG miscellany (West Indies, 1712-1850)
Barbados Committee book, 1741-1744
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3B97 Fulham manuscript
Cal. of St. papers, colonial series
SPG manuscript
Materials concerning Codrington Negroes
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3B98 Helyar manuscript
Cal. State papers, Colonial American and West Indies, 1661-1674
Lonsdale manuscript
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3B99 Book chapters and notes for a book
Codrington manuscript
Codrington correspondence
Literary articles:
William Dampier
William Whaley
The English Caribbes in the Period of the Civil War, 1642-1646
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3B100 William Dampier
English Bishops and Imperial Jurisdiction
The SPG and Barbadian Politics, 1710-1720
Cary Helyar
Book reviews and bibliography
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3B101 Business papers:
Subject classified
Income tax papers, 1954, 1955, 1957-1964
City, County, State, and Poll tax papers
Papers concerning stocks
Insurance and hospital papers, and hospital receipts
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3B102 General:
1942-1959
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3B103 1960-1961
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3B104 1962-1963
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3B105 1964-1965, undated
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3B106 Printed material:
Maps
Reprints of Scottish documents
Sketches
Certificates and diploma
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3B107 Booklets and pamphlets
Yearbooks, as a teacher, 1943-1946
Book reviews of J. H. Bennett's book, Bondsmen and Bishops
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3Y91 Photographs
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3B108 Photographs
Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings
Miscellaneous
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3H212 Seminar papers:
History 334L: Norris, John M., Jr., The Economic Geography of Barbados, A Point of View Summary
History 374K (Eighteenth Century England: The Later Stuarts and Early Hanovarians, 1689-1763):
Abernathy, "Clarendon and the Declaration of Indulgence"
Allen, Milford, "Newcastle and Colonial Patronage"
Baxter, Thomas R, "Circumstances of the Establishment of the Bishoprics of Jamaica and of Barbados and the Leeward Islands"
Bellot, Leland J., "Preliminary Report of the Life of William Knox (1732-1810)"
Brown, Lawrence L., "A Survey of the Problems Involved in a Study of the Roots of the British Humanitarian Movement"
Campbell, William B., "Argyll and the 'Fifteen'"
Craddock, Emmie, "Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London, and the Establishment of His Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in the English Plantations"
French, Richard, "Sir Richard Temple"
Hale, D. D., Jr., "Joseph Ewart and the Failure of the Triple Alliance, 1790-1792"
Hand, Clyde C., "The S. P. G. Missionaries and the American Revolution"
King, Betty Ruth, "The Dispute Over Bishop Gibson's Ecclesiastical Jursdiction in the Southern Colonies and Barbados"
Lamar, Lillie B., "Lloyd's Evening Post and British Chronicle, 1758-1763"
Lang, Herbert H., "The Peace of the Utrecht as it Affected the West Indies"
McKenzie, John P. G., "The Life and Affairs of Sir Bevil Granville, Governor of the Barbadoes, 1702-1706"
Mills, Hubert F., "The Georgia Apprenticeship of John Wesley"
Montague, Gene B., "Late Victorian Historians and the Eighteenth Century"
Green, Stanhope, "Burton and Lecky"
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3H213 Neighbours, Kenneth F., "The Reaction of a Colonial Governor to the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Bishop of London"
Orman, Elizabeth, "Francis Atterbury and the Convocation Controversy to 1702"
Potter, Marguerite, "Pressure Groups and Their Responsibilities for the War of Jenkin's Ear"
Rich, G. B., "The John Wesley Mission to Georgia"
Ruth, Thomas G., "The Paper Money Act and the Land Bank Crisis in Barbados in 1706 and After"
Sims, John L., "Robert Lowther, Governor of Barbados, 1711-1720"
Sledge, Robert W., "The Associates of the Late Dr. Bray, the First Fifty Years"
Walker, William A., Jr., "Henry Worsley, Governor of Barbadoes"
Walz, Robert B., "Political Alliance of Church and State in Eighteenth Century England"
Wilson, W. W., "Sir Thomas Lynch, Governor of Jamaica"
Wooster, Ralph, "The West Indian Interest in Parliament, 1730-1764"
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3H214 History 374L (Eighteenth Century England: George III and William Pitt, 1760-1806):
Abernathy, "Richard Baxter and the Cromwellian Church"
Bludworth, R., "Observations by Anglican Missionaries in America on the American Revolution"
Connor, S. V., "The Land Bank of Barbados, 1706-1708"
Copeland, K. B., "Bibliography of Eighteenth Century British History, Rare Book Library, the University of Texas"
Deming, E. L., Jr., "An Inquiry into British Propaganda and the Threatened Invasion of England at the Time of Napolean"
Dwyer, A. L., "Wild Goose Chase: A Study in Futility"
James, F. H., "The Reverend Edward Marson and Carolina Politics"
James, F. H., "A Study in the Eighteenth-Century Anglican Clergy: Biographical Sketches of the Reverends Charles Porter and Richard Marsden"
Lang, H. H., "The Value of the Camden Society Publications for the Study of Eighteenth Century British History"
Neiheisel, R. G., "Church and State Relations in Jamaica, 1682-1748"
Norris, J. M., Jr., "Methodism as a Counterrevolutionary Force in Eighteenth Century England"
Paul, C. L., "The Sacheverell Trial"
Paul, Carl Lofstrom, "A Reading Report on the Influence of the French Revolution in English Politics"
Paul, Carl Lofstrom, "A Reading Report on the Influence of the French Revolution in English Politics"
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3H215 History 374K:
Ronan, C. E., S. J., "Mitford Crowe: Some Aspects of His Term as Governor of Barbados, 1706-1710"
Shafer, M. E., "The Significance of Colonial Experience with Councils of Revision and Apellate Review and Disallowance in Shaping American Constitutional Development"
Wooster, R., "The French Revolution: An Integral Danger to England? A Study of the Views of Seven Historians"
History 374M:
Sutton, W. A., "The Chartists, 1836-1848"
History 348K (A Seminar in British History, 1688-1760):
Baxter, T. R., "The First Caribbean Bishops"
Bellot, L. J., "A Select Bibliography of British History, 1660-1760"
Biles, R., "James Alexander Williamson"
Brubaker, G. A., "The First Administration of Robert Lowther, Governor of Barbados"
Calvert, R. A., "Readings from British Histories"
Campbell, William B., "William Gordon"
Chenery, F. L., "The Convocation Controversy, 1701-1717"
Gallaway, Benny P., "British Efforts to Secure Control of the Windward Islands, 1713-1730"
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3H216 Heyck, T. W., "Reports and Bibliographic Essay"
McComb, D. G., "Reading Reports and Bibliography"
McComb, D. G., "British History 1885-1964, Reading Reports and Bibliography"
McDonald, J., "A Guide to the Irish Problem in English History of the Eighteenth Century as Found in the Reports of the Historical Manuscripts Commission"
Pohl, J. W., "Reading Reports"
Smith, J. W., "The Jewish Naturalization Act of 1753"
History 384L (A Research Seminar in British History, 1760-1806):
Bellot, L. J., "The Religious Views of William Knox, an Eighteenth Century Layman of the Church of England"
Campbell, W. B., "The Irish Rebellion of 1798 as Revealed by the Charlemont Manuscripts and Correspondence"
Carter, "The S. P. G. Sermons and Annual Proceedings, 1760-1800"
Combs, J., "Women's Suffrage in England"
Copeland, K. B., "Winston Spencer Churchill vs. Thomas Babington Macauly"
Crouch, T. W., "Negro Slavery and Barbados in the Seventeenth Century"
Day, J. M., "Edward Cardwell and British Army Reforms, 1868-1874"
Gray, R. A., "The Carlisle Peace Commission; A Study of the Causes for it's [sic] Ineffectiveness"
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3H217 Harrell, R., "The French Treatment of Prisoners of War as Propaganda in the Anti-Jacobin"
Helmer, W. J., "Tommyguns and the I. R. A."
Johnston, D. E., "Edward Cardwell and Army Reform, 1868-1874"
Lipscomb, P. C., III, "British Government Publications: A Bibliographic Essay"
McCorkle, W. L., "Problems of British Radio During the Early Years"
McElroy, M. D., "George Bubb and His Uncle Dodington"
Mahaffey, K., "The Theatre Liscensing Act of 1737"
Moses, N. H., "The British Navy in the Carribbean, 1689-1697"
Nall, G. L., "Sir George Otto Trevelyan: Historian"
Nesmith, F. J., "A Study of the Relation of Lord Durham's Report on the Affairs of British North America to the Definition and Development of the Idea of Responsible Government"
Nolen, C. H., "Reading Report: The English Reform Movement, 1789-1799"
Oates, S. B., "Toward a More Perfect Society: British Public Reaction to the American Slavery Crisis, 1860-1865"
Pickens, D. K., "The Socialism of G. D. H. Cole"
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3H218 Reeves, G. H., "Slaves, Storms and Shipwrecks: A Study of Barbuda, 1745-1845"
Rhodes, L., "The Development of Anglo-French Reparation Policy: The SPA Conference (July 1920)"
Simpson, P., "Public Opinion of Foreign Policy in England, 1649-1660; Expressed in Ballads and Parliamentary Debates"
Sumerlin, O. W., "The Religious and Humanitarian Situation in Barbados During the Eighteenth Century"
Thornton, C. W., "William Dampier"
Waldrip, L., "Charles Dickens: Imaginative or Investigative?"
Ward, F. E., "The Carlisle Peace Commission of 1778"
Wortham, J. D., "British Explorers and Travelers in the Interior of Africa: 1760-1796"
Zimdars, B. F., "British Guiana and Amelioration: 1803-1831"
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3H219 History 379K:
Armstrong, T. A., "Bishop John Robinson, Statesman and Diplomat"
History 392K:
Hogland, J. D., "Haldane and Army Reform, 1906-1908"
History 400:
Heyck, T. W., "The Philosophy of History in the Encyclopedie"
Theses and Dissertations:
Ayres, V. H., Narrative of Lt. Colonel Alexander C. Dewar's Life in India, 1825-1857
Baxter, T. W., Carribbean Bishops: The Establishment of the Bishoprics of Jamaica and of Barbados and the Leeward Islands, 1824-1843
Cooper, D. B., The Early Church in the Leeward Islands
Davis, O. K., The Squadrone Volante, 1704-1714
Findling, J. E., Robert Lowther, Governor of Barbados, 1710-1720
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3H220 Funk, M. A. N., A History of the County of Somerset and the City of Bristol Between 1774 and 1783
Forsyth, J. S., The Life of William Gordon
Heyck, T. W., (Rice University), Studies in Late Victorian Imperialism
Joudah, A. H., British Interests in Kuwait to 1939
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3H221 Lipscomb, P. C., William Pitt and the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Masson, M. E., The Establishment of the Irish Free State, 1922
Paul, C., Reform Act 1832(Incomplete)
Sutton, W. A., The British Labor Party and Rearmament and European Collective Security, 1931-1939
Tuttle, C. B., The Public Career of Samuel Cox
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