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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the A. N. Edwards Certificate, 1881



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Edwards, A. N.
Title: Edwards, A. N. Certificate
Dates: 1881
Abstract: Texas Governor O. M. Roberts appointed the first Board of Regents of The University of Texas at Austin. The collection is comprised of the official certificate of appointment, signed by Governor Roberts, of A. N. Edwards to the first Board of Regents.
Accession No.: 1936
OCLC No.: 960855642
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

In 1881, The 17th Legislature passed an act stating "That there be established in this State, at such location as may be determined by a vote of the people, an institution of learning, which shall be called and known as The University of Texas." Texas Governor O. M. Roberts appointed the first Board of Regents of The University of Texas at Austin, consisting of the following individuals: Ashbel Smith, Thos. J. Devine, R. B. Hubbard, Smith Ragsdale, T. D. Wooten, T. M. Harwood, and A. N. Edwards.

Source:

History of the UT System Board of Regents

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Scope and Contents

The A. N. Edwards Certificate is the official certificate of appointment, signed by Texas Governor O. M. Roberts, of A. N. Edwards to the first Board of Regents of the University of Texas at Austin. The certificate is dated April 4, 1881.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Edwards, A. N.
Roberts, Oran Milo, 1815-1898
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also UT Board of Regents Records, 1881-2010

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A. N. Edwards Certificate, 1881, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff, December 1995.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/K70c Certificate, 1881

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