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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Jacob Schussler Papers, 1850-1890



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schussler, Jacob, 1840-1929
Title: Jacob Schussler papers
Dates: 1850-1890
Abstract: Correspondence, and business records compose the Schussler Papers, 1850-1890, documenting family business and personal matters.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.03206
Extent: 4 items
Language: German , English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Farmer and Stockman Jacob Schussler (1840-1929) was born in Bonfield, German province of Wuerttemburg, and moved to Texas at age five. Shussler and his family were the earliest settles of Cherry Hill Spring, giving it its name. Schussler resided there until adulthood when he moved to Mason County and soon married his wife, Francis Hick, with whom he had seven children.

Source:

"Obituaries." Rootsweb. Accessed October 23, 2012. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmason/obits.html.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, and business records compose the Schussler Papers, 1850-1890, documenting family business and personal matters. Correspondence is written in German and presumably from his family. Business records are comprised of contracts, bills, and receipts, primarily concerning items purchased and monies received.

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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
Schussler, Jacob, 1840-1929
Subjects
Agriculture
Farms
German Americans
Germans
Manners and customs
Places
Cherry Spring
Fort Mason
Houston
San Antonio
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jacob Schussler Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1944

Processing Information

This collection processed by Rose-Marie Akselrad, July 1952. Subsequent revisions made by Maria Soscia, October 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2N403 [SRH1230010929] Correspondence and business records, 1850–March 24, 1890

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