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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hubbard, Calvin Rolfe, 1838-
Title: Hubbard, Calvin Rolfe, Papers
Dates: 1869-1915
Abstract: The Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915, comprise a set of pocket diaries written on a yearly basis between 1869 and 1915, providing a glimpse of daily life and business at the turn of the century Central Texas.
Accession No.: 2015-051
OCLC No.: 919785883
Extent: 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Montpelier, Vermont, in 1838, Calvin Rolfe Hubbard was the third of nine siblings. He worked as a civil engineer in Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Michigan until December 1871, when he moved to Texas to work for the Fort Worth and Denver Railway. From 1874 to 1882, Hubbard engaged in the sheep business at Taylor, Texas, and later moved to Lampasas, where he spent the rest of his life.

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Scope and Contents

The Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915, comprise a set of pocket diaries written on a yearly basis between 1869 and 1915, providing a glimpse of daily life and business at the turn of the century Central Texas. The papers also include a series of financial documents, including receipts, checks, bank statements, taxes, deeds, deposits and bills of sale; and a collection of business and visit cards.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hubbard, Calvin Rolfe -- Archives
Subjects
Civil engineers -- United States -- Diaries
Sheep farming -- Texas -- History
Genre/form
Diaries
Places
Lampasas (Tex.)
Taylor (Tex.)

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifacts Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Paloma Graciani Picardo, July 2015.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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4A464b Diaries, 1869-1893
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4A464c Diaries, 1894-1915
Financial Documents, 1874-1895
Ephemera, 1869-1915

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