University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Vance Lauderdale Collection, 1832-1931



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lauderdale, John Vance
Title: Lauderdale, John Vance, Collection
Dates: 1832-1931
Abstract: The John Vance Lauderdale Collection, 1832-1931, is comprised of the transcripts of Lauderdale's diaries while stationed at Ft. Concho, Texas, and Ft. Sully, Dakota Territory, as an Army doctor. The diaries are edited by Christine Scott and present numerous handwritten annotations. The collection also includes biographical data on Lauderdale, and correspondence with Christine Schott.
Accession No.: 65-106
OCLC No.:
Extent: 5 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Physician John Vance Lauderdale spent around twenty-five years on army posts in the American West, serving in California, Arizona, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Texas.


Scope and Contents

The John Vance Lauderdale Collection, 1832-1931, is comprised of the transcripts of Lauderdale's diaries while stationed at Ft. Concho, Texas, and Ft. Sully, Dakota Territory, as an Army doctor. The diaries are edited by Christine Scott and present numerous handwritten annotations. The collection also includes biographical data on Lauderdale, and correspondence with Christine Schott.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Lauderdale, John Vance--Archives
Subjects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army--Surgeons
Places
Fort Concho (Tex.)
Fort Sully (S.D.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Vance Lauderdale Collection, 1832-1931, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3C63 Diary
June-December 1886
May 11, 1885-April 1886
Biographical data
Poscard from Lola Scheicher to Christine Schott, April 17, 1953
Letter from Katherine Lauderdale to Christine Schott