Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History features a number of collections on the Portal consisting of the Huth Papers, the correspondence and writings of Lorenzo de Zavala, the Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers, the Winkelmann Photograph Collection and a vast store of early Texas newspapers.

Huth Papers - August Ferdinand Louis Huth (1813-1892) who settled in Texas in the 1840's was a merchant, public official and entrepreneur. The collection consists of letters and business correspondence.

Lorenzo de Zavala - Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary De Zavala helped pen the Texas Constitution, and later served as Santa Anna's interpreter after the battle of San Jacinto. The collection consists of correspondence before and during the Texas Revolution.

Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers - Consists of transcribed letters dating from 1794 to 1879 exchanged between members of the Austin family. Considered the father of Texas by many, Stephen F. Austin (1793-1836) carried out his father's plan for the Anglo colonization of Mexican Texas.

Winkelmann Photograph Collection - The negatives of the Winkelmann collection span nearly nine decades and document Brenham as well as surrounding communities in Washington and Lee counties.

Early Texas Newspapers - More than 8,000 newspaper issues dating from ...

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Brenda Gunn

512-495-4385

bgunn@austin.utexas.edu

Address

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
Sid Richardson Hall 2.101
1 University Station D1100
Austin, Texas 78712-033

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Description

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History features a number of collections on the Portal consisting of the Huth Papers, the correspondence and writings of Lorenzo de Zavala, the Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers, the Winkelmann Photograph Collection and a vast store of early Texas newspapers.

Huth Papers - August Ferdinand Louis Huth (1813-1892) who settled in Texas in the 1840's was a merchant, public official and entrepreneur. The collection consists of letters and business correspondence.

Lorenzo de Zavala - Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary De Zavala helped pen the Texas Constitution, and later served as Santa Anna's interpreter after the battle of San Jacinto. The collection consists of correspondence before and during the Texas Revolution.

Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers - Consists of transcribed letters dating from 1794 to 1879 exchanged between members of the Austin family. Considered the father of Texas by many, Stephen F. Austin (1793-1836) carried out his father's plan for the Anglo colonization of Mexican Texas.

Winkelmann Photograph Collection - The negatives of the Winkelmann collection span nearly nine decades and document Brenham as well as surrounding communities in Washington and Lee counties.

Early Texas Newspapers - More than 8,000 newspaper issues dating from 1829 to 1936 including The Telegraph and Texas Register and The Civilian Gazette.

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Counties

Harris County, TX
2,762
Travis County, TX
2,664
Bexar County, TX
2,022
Galveston County, TX
1,769
Red River County, TX
1,600
Dallas County, TX
974
Washington County, TX
626
Tarrant County, TX
600
Medina County, TX
536
Austin County, TX
524
Grayson County, TX
521
Brazoria County, TX
441
Cameron County, TX
413
Bell County, TX
407
Jefferson County, TX
406
Navarro County, TX
404
Orleans Parish, LA
321
Smith County, TX
259
El Paso County, TX
232
Taylor County, TX
230
Marion County, TX
224
McLennan County, TX
224
Collin County, TX
214
Matagorda County, TX
204
Palo Pinto County, TX
200
Gray County, TX
197
Nueces County, TX
196
Jasper County, TX
193
Colorado County, TX
192
Washington County, MO
187
Jack County, TX
180
Lamar County, TX
175
Shackelford County, TX
173
Fannin County, TX
171
Ellis County, TX
166
Houston County, TX
164
Hunt County, TX
161
Parker County, TX
161
Victoria County, TX
157
San Augustine County, TX
156
Cooke County, TX
145
Wichita County, TX
145
Williamson County, TX
142
Potter County, TX
141
Nacogdoches County, TX
136
Harrison County, TX
132
Bowie County, TX
130
Denton County, TX
130
Kaufman County, TX
130
Gonzales County, TX
126
Johnson County, TX
126
Rusk County, TX
125
Knox County, TX
124
Philadelphia County, PA
118
Tom Green County, TX
117
Waller County, TX
111
Comal County, TX
109
Milam County, TX
107
Jefferson County, MO
105
Baylor County, TX
99
Fayette County, TX
96
Bastrop County, TX
94
Eastland County, TX
93
Fort Bend County, TX
92
DeWitt County, TX
91
Guadalupe County, TX
87
Orange County, TX
87
Hardeman County, TX
75
Limestone County, TX
75
Anderson County, TX
69
Caldwell County, TX
68
Calhoun County, TX
66
Goliad County, TX
64
Lavaca County, TX
62
Erath County, TX
61
Hill County, TX
61
Wilbarger County, TX
61
Childress County, TX
60
Gregg County, TX
59
Grimes County, TX
59
Lampasas County, TX
59
Brown County, TX
55
Webb County, TX
54
Falls County, TX
53
Wood County, TX
53
Robertson County, TX
51
Val Verde County, TX
51
Montague County, TX
49
Brazos County, TX
47
Clay County, TX
47
Hays County, TX
47
Hale County, TX
45
Van Zandt County, TX
45
Jones County, TX
39
Coleman County, TX
38
Wharton County, TX
37
Runnels County, TX
36
Angelina County, TX
34
Hopkins County, TX
33
Howard County, TX
33
Liberty County, TX
33
Nolan County, TX
33
Wise County, TX
33
Bee County, TX
32
Callahan County, TX
32
Comanche County, TX
32
Natchitoches Parish, LA
32
Titus County, TX
32
Burleson County, TX
31
Maverick County, TX
31
Pulaski County, AR
30
Rockwall County, TX
30
Walker County, TX
30
Camp County, TX
29
Dallam County, TX
29
Jefferson County, KY
29
Freestone County, TX
28
Henderson County, TX
28
Fisher County, TX
27
Lubbock County, TX
27
Uvalde County, TX
27
Wythe County, VA
27
Cass County, TX
26
Lee County, TX
26
Coryell County, TX
25
Deaf Smith County, TX
25
Karnes County, TX
25
Upshur County, TX
25
Bandera County, TX
24
Davidson County, TN
24
New Haven County, CT
23
Allegheny County, PA
21
Cherokee County, TX
21
Hall County, TX
21
Hidalgo County, TX
21
Kleberg County, TX
21
Haskell County, TX
20
Young County, TX
20
Duval County, TX
19
Hamilton County, TX
19
Llano County, TX
17
Wilson County, TX
17
Hemphill County, TX
16
Bosque County, TX
15
Burnet County, TX
15
Hood County, TX
15
Kerr County, TX
15
Suffolk County, MA
15
Chambers County, TX
14
Gillespie County, TX
14
Hudspeth County, TX
14
McCulloch County, TX
14
Randall County, TX
14
Trinity County, TX
14
Charleston County, SC
13
Midland County, TX
13
Pecos County, TX
13
Stephens County, TX
13
Willacy County, TX
13
Brewster County, TX
12
Cottle County, TX
12
Mills County, TX
12
Randolph County, IL
12
Delta County, TX
11
Andrews County, TX
10
Baltimore County, MD
10
Foard County, TX
10
Hamilton County, OH
10
Hempstead County, AR
10
Jefferson County, OH
10
Moore County, TX
10
Salem County, NJ
10
Lafayette County, AR
9
Logan County, KY
9
Montgomery County, TX
9
San Patricio County, TX
9
Concho County, TX
8
Mobile County, AL
8
Reeves County, TX
8
Tyler County, TX
8
Aransas County, TX
7
Dimmit County, TX
7
Floyd County, TX
7
San Saba County, TX
7
Scurry County, TX
7
Adams County, MS
6
Fayette County, KY
6
Jim Wells County, TX
6
Kings County, NY
6
Madison County, TX
6
Mitchell County, TX
6
Crane County, TX
5
Dawson County, TX
5
Frio County, TX
5
Garza County, TX
5
Menard County, TX
5
Mercer County, NJ
5
Rapides Parish, LA
5
Sherman County, TX
5
Archer County, TX
4
Armstrong County, TX
4
Colbert County, AL
4
Crosby County, TX
4
Dauphin County, PA
4
Kinney County, TX
4
La Salle County, TX
4
Morris County, TX
4
Swisher County, TX
4
Cape Girardeau County, MO
3
Essex County, NJ
3
Mason County, KY
3
Ohio County, WV
3
Refugio County, TX
3
Shelby County, TX
3
Starr County, TX
3
Zavala County, TX
3
Albany County, NY
2
Atascosa County, TX
2
Baldwin County, GA
2
Bibb County, GA
2
Blount County, TN
2
Chatham County, GA
2
Christian County, KY
2
Claiborne County, MS
2
Dallas County, AL
2
Daviess County, KY
2
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
2
Gulf County, FL
2
Hinds County, MS
2
Jackson County, TX
2
Jessamine County, KY
2
Kanawha County, WV
2
Kendall County, TX
2
Kimble County, TX
2
Knox County, OH
2
Lawrence County, MS
2
Litchfield County, CT
2
Middlesex County, NJ
2
New Madrid County, MO
2
New York County, NY
2
Poinsett County, AR
2
Richmond County, GA
2
Ross County, OH
2
Saline County, AR
2
Scioto County, OH
2
Stonewall County, TX
2
Sussex County, NJ
2
Warren County, MS
2
Adams County, PA
1
Amite County, MS
1
Anderson County, SC
1
Berkshire County, MA
1
Boone County, MO
1
Botetourt County, VA
1
Calhoun County, MI
1
Campbell County, VA
1
Caroline County, VA
1
Claiborne County, TN
1
Clark County, AR
1
Clark County, MO
1
Clay County, AR
1
Cole County, MO
1
Cook County, IL
1
Cooper County, MO
1
Crockett County, TX
1
Cumberland County, PA
1
Dutchess County, NY
1
East Feliciana Parish, LA
1
Essex County, MA
1
Fairfield County, CT
1
Franklin County, VT
1
Franklin Parish, LA
1
Frederick County, MD
1
Giles County, TN
1
Hardin County, TX
1
Hawkins County, TN
1
Haywood County, TN
1
Howard County, MO
1
Knox County, IN
1
Lafayette Parish, LA
1
Lancaster County, PA
1
Leon County, FL
1
Leon County, TX
1
Loudoun County, VA
1
Marion County, IN
1
Marion County, MS
1
Middlesex County, CT
1
Montgomery County, AL
1
Montgomery County, TN
1
New London County, CT
1
Norfolk County, MA
1
Phillips County, AR
1
Polk County, AR
1
Robertson County, KY
1
Rock County, WI
1
Sabine Parish, LA
1
Saline County, MO
1
Santa Fe County, NM
1
Shelby County, KY
1
Shelby County, TN
1
Strafford County, NH
1
Tipton County, TN
1
Trumbull County, OH
1
Washington County, VT
1
Wheeler County, TX
1
York County, PA
1

Titles (expand list)

The Standard
992
Tri-Weekly State Gazette
612
Telegraph and Texas Register
583
The Weekly Telegraph
567
Huth (Ferdinand Louis) Papers
522
Union
441
The Northern Standard
439
State Gazette
399
The Tri-Weekly Telegraph
344
Texas State Gazette
313
The Daily Cosmopolitan
299
Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register
219
The Southern Intelligencer
214
Pampa Morning Post
197
The Bellville Countryman
197
Houston Daily Mercury
188
The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph
185
The Civilian and Gazette
180
The Frontier Echo
174
The Weekly State Gazette
160
Flake's Daily Bulletin
158
The Daily Ledger and Texan
152
Fort Griffin Echo
151
Evening Telegraph
149
Galveston Weekly News
146
Austin Papers: Series II, Part I, 1794-1817
144
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1831-1834
144
Austin Papers: Series III, 1831-1834
140
The Texas Ranger
136
Austin Papers: Series III, Miscellaneous Material, 1814-1821
135
The Colorado Citizen
131
Austin Papers: Series III, 1835
127
The Crockett Courier
127
The San Antonio Ledger
126
The Texas Countryman
125
The Knox County News
124
The Texas State Times
122
San Antonio Herald
121
Austin Papers: Series II, Part II, 1818-1847
119
Red River County Review
117
Semi-Weekly Courier-Times
117
The Jasper News-Boy
114
The Civilian and Galveston Gazette
112
Tri-Weekly State Times
112
The Palo Pinto Star
108
The Navarro Express
106
The Semi-Weekly News
106
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1828-1829
105
San Antonio Texan
104
The Texas Democrat
103
Henderson Times
102
Texas Almanac "Extra"
102
Austin Papers: Series III, 1837-1889 (2 of 2)
98
South-Western American
96
The Daily Democrat
96
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1830
95
Austin Papers: Series III, 1836
93
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1834-1835 (1 of 2)
91
The Eastern Texian
90
The Washington American
90
Austin Papers: Series V, 1802-1810
87
Austin Papers: Series III, 1829
85
The Seymour News
82
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1825-1827
80
Bell County Democrat
80
Tri-Weekly Telegraph
78
The Matagorda Gazette
72
Austin Papers: Series III, 1830
71
Austin Papers: Series V, 1811-1838
71
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1834-1835 (2 of 2)
70
Corsicana Democrat and Truth
67
The Western Texan
67
Austin Papers: Series III, 1837-1889 (1 of 2)
61
Austin Papers: Series III, 1825
57
Austin Papers: Series III, 1826
57
Marion County Courier
57
The Gonzales Inquirer
54
Neu-Braunfelser Zeitung
53
Texas National Register
53
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1836 (1 of 2)
52
The Weatherford Enquirer
52
The Home Advocate
51
Austin Papers: Series IV, 1836 (2 of 2)
50
Texas Presbyterian
49
The Corpus Christi Star
48
The McKinney Messenger
47
The Weekly Independent
47
Austin Papers: Series V, 1792-1801
46
The Texian Advocate
46
The San Antonio Ledger and Texan
45
The Texan Mercury
43
The Weekly Journal
43
The Civilian and Galveston City Gazette
41
The Jasper Weekly News-Boy
41
Victoria Advocate
41
Daily Courier-Light
40
Daily Bulletin
39
The Alamo Star
39
The Texas Sun
39
The Belton Independent
38
The Daily Metropolitan
37
The Galveston News
37
The Red-Lander
35
The Texas Republican
35
The Jeffersonian
34
Tri-Weekly Alamo Express
34
The Belton Journal
33
The Central Texian
32
Brazos Courier
31
Herald and Planter
30
Matagorda Bulletin
29
The Star State Patriot
29
Georgetown Watchman
27
The Cameron Herald
27
The Indianola Weekly Bulletin
27
The Weekly News-Boy
27
The Lampasas Dispatch
26
Flake's Weekly Bulletin
25
Intelligencer-Echo
23
Fraternity
22
San Luis Advocate
21
Democrat and Planter
20
Texas Planter
20
The Austin Evening News
20
The Indianola Bulletin
18
Belton Evening News
16
Flake's Weekly Galveston Bulletin
15
Honey-Grove Enterprise
15
The Daily Texan
15
The Galveston Commercial and Weekly Prices Current
15
The Jefferson Radical
15
The Reformer
15
Das Wochenblatt der Union
14
The Itasca Item
14
The Morning Star
14
The Mountain Eagle
14
The Weekly Texian
14
Canton Herald
13
Columbia Democrat
13
Flake's Daily Galveston Bulletin
13
Houston County Times
13
The Tyler Daily Courier-Times
13
The Tyler Reporter
13
Willacy County News
13
Sherman Daily Democrat
12
Texas Sentinel
12
The Texas Sentinel
12
The Texas Times
12
Weatherford Times
12
Brenham Weekly Press
11
Chillicothe Valley News
11
San Augustine Tribune
11
The Alamo Express
11
The Childress Index
11
The Childress Post
11
The Daily Herald
11
The Democrat
11
The Nation
11
Shafter Lake Herald
10
The Collinsville Times
10
The Galveston Journal
10
The National Vindicator
10
The Weekly Republic
10
The White Republican
10
Caddo Mills News
9
Chillicothe Independent
9
The True Issue
9
Colorado Tribune
8
The Brazos Signal
8
The Brenham Enquirer
8
The Galvestonian
8
The Philomathean
8
The San Antonio News
8
Carrollton Chronicle
7
Palo Pinto Tribune
7
The Cameronian
7
The Planter
7
The Southern Intelligencer Tri-Weekly
7
The Texas Monument
7
Colorado Gazette and Advertiser
6
Corsicana Daily Courier
6
Flake's Semi-Weekly Galveston Bulletin
6
Flake's Tri-Weekly Bulletin
6
The American Flag
6
The Confederate News
6
The Goliad Express
6
The Indianola Courier
6
The Lone Star
6
The Plow Boy
6
The Rambler
6
The Semi-Weekly Journal
6
The Weekly Herald
6
Houston Mercury
5
Lavaca Herald
5
Richmond Reporter
5
Southerner
5
The Austin Daily Dispatch
5
The Concho Herald
5
The Four Counties
5
The Houstonian
5
The Marion County News
5
The News=Boy
5
The San Antonio Weekly Herald
5
The Sun
5
The Texas Gazette
5
The Texas Union
5
Brenham Daily Press
4
El Ranchero
4
James Martin's Comic Advertiser
4
Sherman Daily Register
4
The Belton Reporter
4
The Brenham Weekly Independent
4
The Campaign Intelligencer
4
The Colorado Herald
4
The Daily Ledger
4
The Goliad Guard
4
The Hempstead Courier
4
The Hempstead Ledger
4
The Lampasas Leader
4
The Lone Star and Southern Watch Tower
4
The Musquito
4
The Nueces Valley
4
The Red-Land Herald
4
The Texas Banner
4
The Weekly Times
4
The Western Star
4
Weekly Civilian and Gazette
4
Civilian and Gazette Tri-Weekly
3
Civilian and Gazette. Semi-Weekly.
3
Daily Texian
3
El Correo
3
Goliad Messenger
3
Henderson Democrat
3
Mexican Citizen
3
Richmond Opinion
3
Semi-Weekly Journal
3
Taborian Banner
3
The Beaumont Banner
3
The Calvert Courier
3
The Crisis!
3
The Daily Advocate
3
The Daily Ranchero
3
The Democratic Platform
3
The Eastern Texas News
3
The Fayette County Record
3
The Galveston Herald
3
The Galveston Republican
3
The Galveston Standard
3
The Independent
3
The Plain Texan and Weatherford Democrat
3
The San Antonio Express
3
The Semi-Weekly Star
3
The South East Texan-Newsboy
3
The Texas Farmer
3
The Union Republican
3
The Waller News
3
Brazos Statesman
2
Brenham Evening Press
2
Carlton Citizen
2
Chronicle of the Times
2
Courrier D'Alsace
2
Eastern Texas Gazette
2
Galveston Weekly Civilian
2
Hempstead Weekly Countryman
2
Herald and Gazette
2
Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph
2
Jefferson News
2
Parker County Journal
2
San Antonio Daily Herald
2
Sipe Springs Record
2
The Advocate of the People's Rights
2
The Bagpipe
2
The Colorado Weekly Clipper
2
The Constitutional Advocate and Texas Public Advertiser
2
The Daily Dispatch
2
The Daily Ranchero and Republican
2
The Daily Republican
2
The Daily State Gazette and General Advertiser
2
The Daily Telegraph
2
The East Texas Times
2
The Lantern
2
The Palestine Advocate
2
The Prairie Blade
2
The Religious Instructor
2
The Richmond Democrat
2
The San Augustine Herald
2
The Semi-Weekly State Gazette
2
The South West
2
The South-East Texan
2
The South-Western Index
2
The Sunday Herald
2
The Texas Broncho
2
The Texas Messenger
2
The Weekly News
2
Tri-Weekly Gazette
2
Trinity Advocate
2
Tyler Morning Tribune
2
Weekly Courier-Times
2
West Texas News
2
Beaumont News-Beacon
1
Belton Semi-Weekly Journal
1
Brenham Weekly Reporter
1
Cameron Daily News
1
Chappell Hill Weekly Caller
1
Commercial Intelligencer
1
Corpus Christi Caller
1
Courrier du Haut-Rhin
1
Daily Houston Telegraph
1
Daily Ledger
1
De Cordova's Herald and Immigrant's Guide
1
El Centinela
1
El Mundo
1
Farmers' Union Messenger
1
Flag of the Union
1
Galveston Daily Mercury
1
Galveston Weekly Journal
1
Goliad Intelligencer
1
Independent Chronicle
1
Jefferson Herald
1
Journal and Advertiser
1
La Grange Intelligencer
1
La Grange New Era
1
Lampasas Chronicle
1
Lavaca Journal
1
Le Courrier du Rio-Grande
1
Matamoros Reveille
1
National Banner
1
National Intelligencer
1
News Echo
1
Point-Blank
1
Ranger Success
1
Real Estate Bulletin
1
Richmond Reflector
1
Richmond Register
1
Richmond Telescope & Register
1
San Antonio Reporter
1
San Antonio-Zeitung
1
San Augustine Weekly News
1
Semi-Occasional Advertiser
1
Sherman Saturday Chronicle
1
Slovan
1
South and West
1
Southern Democrat
1
Street's Monthly
1
Sunday Morning Call
1
Temperance Banner
1
Texas Chronicle
1
Texas Gazette and Brazoria Commercial Advertiser
1
Texas Patriot
1
Texas Portfolio
1
Texas Real Estate Guide
1
Texas Union Workman
1
Texian & Brazos Farmer
1
The Advertiser. Weekly.
1
The Alamoner
1
The Alliance Mail
1
The Austin City Gazette
1
The Baylor Quarterly
1
The Belton Democrat
1
The Belton Review
1
The Brenham Weekly Messenger
1
The Canton Texan
1
The Carlton Courier
1
The Colorado Times
1
The Commercial
1
The Conference Daily
1
The Corsicana Observer
1
The Crockett Printer
1
The Daily Advertiser
1
The Daily Herald and San Antonio Public Advertiser
1
The Daily Visitor
1
The East Texas News
1
The East-Texas Clarion
1
The Evening Times
1
The Flea
1
The Fort Bend Flag
1
The Fort Brown Flag
1
The Free Man's Press
1
The Frontier News
1
The Huntsville Item
1
The Huntsville Recorder
1
The Huntsville Times
1
The Itasca Mail
1
The Jefferson News
1
The Kimball Herald
1
The Kingsville Record
1
The Neches Valley News
1
The News
1
The Orphans' Herald
1
The Palestine New Era
1
The Parker County News
1
The People
1
The Quanah Times
1
The Quinlan Review
1
The Radium Record
1
The Ranchero
1
The Red Land Express
1
The Rhome News
1
The San Augustine News
1
The Scorpion
1
The Sentinel
1
The Shamrock Texan
1
The Shiner Enterprise
1
The Shiro Advertiser
1
The South West -- Quarter Sheet
1
The South-Texan
1
The Southern Beacon
1
The Southern Watchman
1
The Texas Christian Advocate
1
The Texas Iron News
1
The Texas Methodist
1
The Tri-Weekly Ledger
1
The Tyler Telegraph
1
The Union
1
The Union Review
1
The Waco Daily Reporter
1
The Weatherford Daily Commercial
1
The Weekly Citizen
1
The Weekly Confederate
1
The Weekly Despatch
1
The Weekly Dispatch
1
The Weekly Examiner and Patron
1
The Weekly Record
1
The Weekly Star
1
The Weekly Times and Republican
1
The Weekly Visitor
1
The Western-Pioneer
1
The White Man
1
Waco Weekly Southerner
1
Weatherford Democrat
1
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