Miss Lillie's Guest Book

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Guest book from the French Legation Museum (formerly the Republic of Texas French Embassy) containing the signatures of visitors as well as their towns of origin and dates that they visited the museum. There is a photograph of the museum on the front with a caption explaining its origins. Additionally, there is a newspaper clipping pasted into the book before the start of the register from 1924 entitled "The Register At The French Embassy" describing the history of the guest book.

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152 p. ; 36 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by French Legation Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 214 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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French Legation Museum

Built in 1841, the French Legation Museum is the oldest existing home in Austin. It began as the private home of Alphonse Dubois, the French chargé d'affaires and changed hands twice before it fell under the custody of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, who maintain and provide access to the museum today.

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Description

Guest book from the French Legation Museum (formerly the Republic of Texas French Embassy) containing the signatures of visitors as well as their towns of origin and dates that they visited the museum. There is a photograph of the museum on the front with a caption explaining its origins. Additionally, there is a newspaper clipping pasted into the book before the start of the register from 1924 entitled "The Register At The French Embassy" describing the history of the guest book.

Physical Description

152 p. ; 36 cm.

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

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  • March 24, 1921 - February 12, 1952

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  • Aug. 31, 2011, 1:24 a.m.

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Miss Lillie's Guest Book, book, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182640/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting French Legation Museum.