University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Frances Harvey Papers, 1836-1928



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harvey, Frances
Title: Frances Harvey papers
Dates: 1836-1928
Abstract: The correspondence, literary productions, interviews, and thesis composing the Frances Harvey Papers, 1836-1928, document Harvey's University of Texas master's thesis research about life in Georgia during the Civil War and the migration of John Harveys and other southerners to Texas after the war.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02213
Extent: 5 volumes
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

In 1928, Frances Harvey earned an M.A. in history from the University of Texas at Austin. Harvey's thesis discussed the migration of southerners into Texas during the Reconstruction era, from 1865 to 1880.


Scope and Contents

The correspondence, literary productions, interviews, and thesis composing the Frances Harvey Papers, 1836-1928, document Harvey's University of Texas master's thesis research about life in Georgia during the Civil War and the migration of John Harveys and other southerners to Texas after the war. Furthermore, the papers discuss the advantages of the move, its promotion through newspaper propaganda, the extent of the immigration, and the means of transportation.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


Index Terms

Personal Names
Harvey, Frances
Corporate Names
The University of Texas at Austin
Subjects
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Migration, Internal
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Places
Southern States
Texas
United States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frances Harvey Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2D272 [SRH1230006297] Letters collected for master's thesis regarding migration from the old south to Texas
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2R34 [SRH1230011609] Migration from the old south to Texas between 1865 and 1880
Immigration to Texas