University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Dennis Townsend Papers, 1833-1858



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Townsend, Dennis
Title: Townsend, Dennis, Papers
Dates: 1833-1858
Abstract: The Dennis Townsend Papers, 1833-1858, are comprised of original letters and two bound volumes of photostat of letters, clippings and broadsides.
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Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Dennis Townsend Papers, 1833-1858, are comprised of original letters and two bound volumes of photostat of letters, clippings and broadsides. The collection also includes a daguerreotype of the gold rush town of Volcano, California, in 1853, shortly after Townsend migrated there. A carte de visite of Townsend is located in the Townsend, Dennis, photo file.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Townsend, Dennis--Archives
Genre/Form
Personal correspondence
Places
United States--Social life and customs--19th century
California--Gold discoveries

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dennis Townsend Papers, 1833-1858, 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

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2L6 Correspondence, 1833-1856
Correspondence [Photostats], 1836-1855
Correspondence [Photostats], 1840-1858
Clippings and Broadsides
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3T1 Half-plate daguerreotype of Volcano, California, 1853