Roster of Employees in the General Land Office

Description:

Ledger contains lists of General Land Office employees, their job titles, and monthly earnings. Excerpted here are 98 pages covering January 1887-January 1891, which are the dates O. Henry was employed at the land office. W.S. Porter, later known as the writer O. Henry, is listed as draftsman, compiling draftsman and assistant draftsman, earning $100 per month. Porter's name appears on roughly half of the pages.

Creator(s): Texas General Land Office
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: 1881/1891  
Partner(s):
Texas General Land Office
Collection(s):
O. Henry Project
Usage:
Total Uses: 98
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Texas. General Land Office
Place of Publication: Austin, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1881/1891
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Ledger contains lists of General Land Office employees, their job titles, and monthly earnings. Excerpted here are 98 pages covering January 1887-January 1891, which are the dates O. Henry was employed at the land office. W.S. Porter, later known as the writer O. Henry, is listed as draftsman, compiling draftsman and assistant draftsman, earning $100 per month. Porter's name appears on roughly half of the pages.

Physical Description:

98 pp. ; 12 x 18 in. ledger sheets.

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Keyword(s): Von Rosenberg, Ernst | Hill, C. M. | Hausman, E. A. | Tate, C. W. | Blain, J. L. | Groos, Martin E. | Porter, W. S. | Maxey, J. W. | Wilson, D.M. | Doyle, M. J. | Schutze, Edward | Hall, Dick (Richard M.)
Source: Roster of Employees in the General Land Office, 1881-1889, pages 148-245.
Alternate Title: Register of Employees in G.L.O. 1881-
Partner:
Texas General Land Office
Collection:
O. Henry Project
Relation (Is Part Of): GLO Administrative Records
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_1060295
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ROE 000001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth139471
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public
Citation:
Preferred Citation: Roster of Employees in the General Land Office, 1881-1889, [page number(s)], Administrative Records, Texas General Land Office, Austin.