University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ernest Langford Papers, 1887-1963



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Langford, Ernest, 1891-1981
Title: Langford, Ernest, Papers
Dates: 1887-1963
Abstract: The Ernest Langford Papers, 1887-1963, comprise a minute book, catalogue and narratives documenting some aspects of the history of Burnet County, specifically, the high school at Bertram, and the area around what is now known as Briggs.
Accession No.: 65-13
OCLC No.:
Extent: 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Ernest Langford was born in May 30, 1891. He was a former A&M student who served as the College of Architecture department head from 1929 to 1956. Langford is also revered as one of the founding fathers of College Station; he was instrumental in the city’s founding, served on the city council for two years, and was mayor until retiring in 1965. Langford died in 1981 in College Station, Texas.

Source:

“Ernest Langford”, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University (http://archcomm.arch.tamu.edu/archive/news/fall2006/langfordBio.html), accessed November 30, 2015


Scope and Contents

The Ernest Langford Papers, 1887-1963, comprise a minute book, catalogue and narratives documenting some aspects of the history of Burnet County, specifically, the high school at Bertram, and the area around what is now known as Briggs.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Langford, Ernest, 1891-1981--Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Briggs School (Briggs, Tex.)
Bertram High School
Subjects
High schools
Places
Burnet County (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ernest Langford Papers, 1887-1963, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2L258 Bertram High School announcements and catalog for the 1909-1910 session
Gum Springs Literary Society, minutes, by-laws, and constitution, 1887-1888
The first quarter century of the Gum Springs-Taylor's Gin-Briggs School
Collected notes
Reminiscences
Biographical information
Miscellaneous information
Briggs, Brief Annals of the Times and People from Gum Springs to 1960