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Descriptive Summary

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Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Ted Schwarz Papers, 1968-1976



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schwarz, Ted, 1911-1978
Title: Ted Schwarz papers
Dates: 1968-1976
Abstract: Comprised of a draft of a manuscript, research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed material, pamphlets, and a photograph, the Ted Schwarz papers document Schwarz's research and writing process for his book entitled The Guns of Medina, later renamed Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02655
Extent: 2 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical / Historical Note

A native of Atascosa County, Texas, Ted Schwarz (1911-1978) conducted research on the battle of Medina. In addition to publishing Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution: The Battle of Medina, August 13, 1813 (1985), he also authored several articles on the battle for the Atascosa Monitor during the 1930s.

Source:

Henson, Margaret Swett. "Book Reviews," review of Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution: The Battle of Medina, August 13, 1813, by Ted Schwarz. Southwestern Historical Quarterly. 90 (July 1986-April 1987): 199-200.

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Scope and Contents

Comprised of a draft of a manuscript, research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed material, pamphlets, and a photograph, the Ted Schwarz papers document Schwarz's research and writing process for his book entitled The Guns of Medina, later renamed Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution. A draft of the manuscript consists of several chapters of the book and a bibliography, while research notes include handwritten notes, photocopies of documents from the General Land Office, and research notecards on various topics concerning early 19th century Texas history. Correspondence with libraries and historical associations in Texas regard his research; newspaper clippings pertain to topics related to Texas history; and printed material includes several issues of Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Additionally, the collection contains pamphlets from the Texas State Historical Association and historical sites in Texas, and a photocopy of a photograph of Schwarz.

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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.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Schwarz, Ted, 1911-1978
Corporate Names
Texas State historical association
Texas. General Land Office
Subjects
Authors
Battle of Medina (Texas : 1813)
Places
Texas

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Related Materials

Ted Schwarz Texana collection

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Separated Material

Some materials separated to Ted Schwarz Texana collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ted Schwarz Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1999-182

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.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
4La118 [SRH1230021456] The Guns of Medina
Bibliography
Forward- Chapter IV
Chapter V- Chapter IX
Chapter X- Bibliography
Rough draft of The Guns of Medina
Foreword- Chapter VI
Chapter VII- Bibliography
Research materials
UT archival copies, Arredondo's Report to Calleja, Elizondo's Reports from Trinity
Copies of assorted documents, 1837-1885, 1975
Article: Mexican Independence in Texas: the view from El Paso, March 8, 1975
Assorted pamphlets and programs
Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1968, 1974, 1975
Photograph of Ted Schwarz (copied)
Correspondence, 1972-1976
Research cards
box
3E265 [SRH1230015879] Research notes
Assorted subjects
Handwritten
Clippings
Copies of documents obtained from the General Land Office

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