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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Marie Seefeld Baughman Memorial Collection, circa 1910-1975



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Baughman, J. L., collector.
Title: Baughman, Marie Seefeld Memorial, collection
Dates: circa 1910-1975
Abstract: The Marie Seefeld Baughman Memorial Collection was accumulated over four decades from various sources during J. L. Baughman’s career as a feature writer for several Texas newspapers. Collection material includes approximately 2,500 photographic prints and 12,500 film negatives, as well as newspaper and magazine clippings, catalog cards and photocopies of original documents.
Accession No.: AR 99-159
Extent: approx. 24 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

J. L. Baughman had a career as a feature writer for several Texas newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, Fort Worth Star Telegram and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

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Scope and Contents

The Marie Seefeld Baughman Memorial Collection was accumulated over four decades from various sources during J. L. Baughman’s career as a feature writer for several Texas newspapers. Collection material includes approximately 2,500 photographic prints and 12,500 film negatives, as well as newspaper and magazine clippings, catalog cards and photocopies of original documents. Approximately half of the collection relates to Texas history, including military forts, rivers, shipyards, bridges, Western art, architecture, geography and wildlife. Other subject matter includes promotional materials for locations including Virginia, Florida, Massachusetts and Central America. Collection photographers include J. L. Baughman and Jack Blackwell. Provenance for the originals of copied source material in the collection includes the U.S. Archives; the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News; the U.S. Navy; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Florida State News Bureau; the Virginia Chamber of Commerce; the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission; the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Use of photographs and other collection materials is by appointment only; please contact photo archivist for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Baughman, J. L.--Archives.
Subjects
Animals--Texas--Photographs.
Architecture--Texas--Photographs.
Art--Texas--Photographs.
Bridges--Texas--Photographs.
Fortification--Texas--Photographs.
Geography--Texas--Photographs.
Rivers--Texas--Photographs.
Shipyards--Texas--Photographs.
Places
Texas--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marie Seefeld Baughman Memorial Collection, circa 1910-1975, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amy Bowman, May 2014.

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3W144-151 Photographic prints and clippings
box
3W152-3W166.1 Negatives and index cards

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