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Descriptive Summary

Biographical/Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Herman Toepperwein Collection, 1895-1905



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Toepperwein, Herman, 1907-
Title: Herman Toepperwein collection
Dates: 1895-1905
Abstract: The Herman Toepperwein Collection, 1895-1905, consists of photographs documenting buildings and events in Menard, Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01164
Extent: .25 inches
Quantity: 1/4 inches, includes 4 mounted collodion prints
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

Herman Toepperwein was born in Menard, Texas, in 1907, the son of Emil and Sophie Nauwald Toepperwein. He is a direct descendant of the first German immigrants to the Fredericksburg area. After successful careers as an attorney and author, Toepperwein died in Kerrville, Texas, in 1976.

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Scope and Contents

Two photographs by Emil Toepperwein show the town of Menard, Texas, and a Sunday School picnic near Menard at the San Saba River. The remaining two photographs by Noah H. Rose show Fritz Luckenbach's hotel and Emil Toepperwein's store and a view of the 1899 Menard flood. There are extensive annotations by Herman Toepperwein on the verso of the photographs.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of this collection is restricted; contact repository for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Hunter, John Warren, 1846-1915
Luckenbach, Fritz
Rose, Noah H.
Toepperwein, Emil
Subjects
Floods
Hotels
Merchants
Picnics
Stores, Retail
Sunday schools
Places
Menard
Texas
Document Types
Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Herman Toepperwein Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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3Y22 [SRH1230028295] Photographs

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