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Collection Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Austin History Center

E. H. Yeiser Papers

An Inventory of the Collection



Collection Summary

Creator: Yeiser, Edwin Hopson
Title: E. H. Yeiser Papers
Dates: 1895-1965
Abstract: A small collection of papers from E. H. Yeiser, an Austin attorney from the early 1900s to the 1940s.
Accession number: AR.2007.025
Quantity: .4 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: Archives Stacks
Language: English
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,
810 Guadalupe, PO Box 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Note

E. H. Yeiser (Edwin Hopson) was an 1899 graduate of The University of Texas. He served as counselor of the Supreme Court and was a practicing attorney, specializing in land law, in Austin for 40 years.

Yeiser was married to the former Mary Louise Rowe of Austin and they had three daughters. He served as a lay minister of the Hyde Park Christian Church during World War I and later served in many capacities at the Central Christian Church.

Yeiser died on January 31, 1964.

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Scope and Contents

Approximately half of the collection consists of materials related to Yeiser's work as a lawyer specializing in land law. There are four Abstracts of Title, two Acknowledgement Record journals covering the years 1897-1911 and several other sets of legal papers. Personal items include programs and yearbooks relating to the William B. Travis Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and The University of Texas. Also included are two booklets Yeiser compiled in 1932 and 1948 entitled Words From Jesus "Learn from Me". In addition, there are dance cards, newspaper clippings, and 2 unidentified photographs

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Arrangement

Collection is arranged by material type.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open to all users

Use Restrictions

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Yeiser, Edwin Hopson.
Yeiser, Mary Louise.
Organizations:
Daughters of the Republic of Texas. William Barret Travis Chapter.
Subjects:
Real estate lawyers.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

AF Biography -- Yeiser, Edwin Hopson

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Separated Material

General Collection


  • Hyde Park Christian Church Annual Report 1945-46
  • Golden Anniversary of Hyde Park Christian Church Annual Report 1957-58

Periodicals


  • U. of T. Magazine, October, 1903

Copies of the Proceedings of the Annual Convention of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas already in the AHC General Collection were deaccessioned.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donated by the family.

Preferred Citation

E. H. Yeiser Papers (AR.2007.025). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2006/064

Donation Date: 26 November 2007

Processing Information

Finding aid created and encoded by Molly Hults/October 2009.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Clippings, 1934-1954, undated

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Box Folder
1 2 Programs and cards, 1895-1965, undated

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Box Folder
1 3 Publications, 1932, 1948

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Box Folder
1 4 Photographs, undated

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Box Folder
1 5 Legal papers, 1923-1926, undated

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Box Folder
1 Abstract of Title, 1891-1910

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