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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Thomas Franklin Harwood Papers, 1850-1929



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harwood, Thomas Franklin, 1857-1929
Title: Thomas Franklin Harwood papers
Dates: 1850-1929
Abstract: The Thomas Franklin Harwood papers, 1850-1929, consist of business and financial records, including manuscript, typescript, printed and cartographic materials, that relate to Harwood.
Identification: camh-arc-004157
Extent: 11 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Thomas Franklin Harwood, (November 8, 1857-February 7, 1929) was a Gonzales, Texas, attorney specializing in the buying and selling of land. T. F. Harwood worked for many years with his father, Thomas M. Harwood, in their legal practice. T. F. Harwood also served as a delegate to the 1924 Democratic National Convention in New York City.

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Scope and Contents

The Thomas Franklin Harwood papers, 1850-1929, consist of business and financial records, including manuscript, typescript, printed and cartographic materials, that relate to Harwood. Included are the papers of Thomas M. Harwood, legal partner from about 1883 through 1894. Other materials relate to Harwood's involvement in the Gonzales Cotton Mills and with two cotton farms, Tasajio Farm at Sinton, Texas, and La Ferria Plantation near Harlingen, Texas. The correspondence of Harwood's sons, Turner and Miller Harwood, relates to their management of the farm at Sinton, as well as to Miller's employment at the Charles Schreiner Bank in Kerrville, Texas. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence and other ephemera relating to the 1924 Democratic National Convention in New York City, to which Miller served as a delegate. Special features of the collection include a brief typewritten biography of James Francis Miller, a large number of letters received from Texas law firms, and numerous financial receipts reflecting the economic life of Gonzales, Texas.

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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
Harwood, Amasa Turner, 1892-1937
Harwood, Miller, 1888-1961
Harwood, Thomas Franklin, 1857-1929
Harwood, Thomas Moore
Subjects
Cotton
Farmers
Places
Gonzales

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Related Materials

See also the Helen Rugeley collection, 1831-1945.

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Separated Material

An LBJ coin in a small envelope dated January 20, 1965, and an envelope of political ribbons, badges, and buttoms from various events and dates have been separated to the Material Culture unit.

Additional materials in TXC 227 and 3S7.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Franklin Harwood Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1982-383; 1988-123; 1988-199; 1988-244; 1990-253

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Steve C. Perry, March 1987.

Subsequent revisions made by Emily Frazier, November 2019.

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OCLC Number

26971104

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

Correspondence
Letters received
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2M192 [SRH1230010526] T. M. Harwood, 1855-1873
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2M193 [SRH1230010527] T. M. and T. F. Harwood, 1874-1889
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2M194 [SRH1230010528] T. M. and T. F. Harwood, 1890-1904
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2M195 [SRH1230010529] T. F. Harwood, 1905-1929
Letters sent (Letter press books)
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2M196 [SRH1230010530] McKean and Harwood, 1866-1868
Harwood and Conway, 1869-1870
Harwood and Conway, 1871-1873
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2M197 [SRH1230010531] Harwood and Winston, 1874-June 1876
Harwood and Winston, July 1876-1879
Harwood and Winston, 1881-1883
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2M198 [SRH1230010532] Harwood and Harwood, 1883-1885
Harwood and Harwood, January 1886-February 1886
Harwood and Harwood, March 1886-March 1887
Harwood and Harwood, March 1887-May 1888
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2M199 [SRH1230010533] Harwood and Harwood, May 1888-August 1889
Harwood and Harwood, August 1889-1890
Harwood and Harwood, 1891-January 1892
Harwood and Harwood, June 1892-February 1893
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2M200 [SRH1230010534] Harwood and Harwood, February 1893-February 1894
T. M. Harwood, November 1894-November 1898
McNeal, Harwood, and Walsh, January 1895-September 1895
McNeal, Harwood, and Walsh, September 1895-1896
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2M201 [SRH1230010535] Harwood and Walsh, 1897-December 1899
T. M. Harwood, November 1898-1900
Harwood and Walsh, December 1889-1902
Harwood and Walsh, 1903-July 1904
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2M202 [SRH1230010536] McNeal, Harwood, and Walsh, January 1904-December 1904
Harwood and Burchard, July 1904-March 1905
T. F. Harwood, March 1905-June 1906
T. F. Harwood, 1909-1910
Letters sent and received
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] T. M. and T. F. Harwood, 1878, 1886
T. M. and T. F. Harwood, 1900
T. F. Harwood with his sons
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2M203 [SRH1230010537] Turner Harwood, 1912-1919
Miller Harwood, 1913-1915
Fragments of other correspondence, undated
Legal documents
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2M204 [SRH1230010538] Contracts, deeds, leases, and other papers, 1853-1903
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Land survey, 1885
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2M205 [SRH1230010539] Contracts, deeds, leases, and other papers, 1904-1928
Court docket book, 1879
Case records book, 1881-1907
Collection docket book, 1894-1898
Gonzales Cotton Mills
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2M206 [SRH1230010540] Letters received, 1908-1918
Letters sent, 1905-August 1910
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2M207 [SRH1230010541] Letters sent, September 1910-1912
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Financial statements, 1909-1910
La Ferria Plantation
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2M207 [SRH1230010541] Financial reports, 1909
Tasajio Farm
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2M207 [SRH1230010541] Financial reports, 1910-1919
Financial records
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2M208 [SRH1230010542] Receipts of T. M. Harwood, circa 1865-circa 1899
Receipts of T. F. Harwood, circa 1885-circa 1929
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2M209 [SRH1230010543] Receipts of T. F. Harwood, circa 1885-circa 1929
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2M210 [SRH1230010544] Receipts of T. F. Harwood, circa 1885-circa 1929
Tax receipts of T. F. Harwood, circa 1885-circa 1925
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Tax receipts of T. F. Harwood, 1900, 1916, 1922
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2M211 [SRH1230010545] Bank drafts, circa 1890-circa 1929
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2M212 [SRH1230010546] Bank deposits, circa 1910-circa 1929
Ledger books
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2M212 [SRH1230010546] Theta Alpha Chi Society, 1850-1856
T. M. Harwood, 1870-1898
Harwood and Winston, 1871-1887
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Harwood and Conway, 1871-1887
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2M213 [SRH1230010547] Harwood and Harwood, 1885-1896
McNeal, Harwood and Walsh, 1894-1897
Harwood and Walsh, 1897-1899
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2M214 [SRH1230010548] T. M. Harwood Estate, 1900-1910
T. M. Harwood Estate, 1900-1914
T. M. Harwood Estate, 1903-1919
T. F. Harwood, 1900-1919
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2M215 [SRH1230010549] T. F. Harwood, 1904
Tasajio Farms, 1918
Miscellaneous accounts, 1880-1919
Ledger sheets
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Account with Folsts and Donnan, 1882
Account with Miller and Sayers, 1897-1898
Income tax work sheet, 1918
Miscellaneous materials
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2M215 [SRH1230010549] Article on Gonzales from The Forward Southwest Magazine , 1928
Biographical materials
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2M215 [SRH1230010549] Genealogy of McCaleb family, undated
Sketch of life of James Francis Miller, undated
Fragments of miscellaneous documents, circa 1870-circa 1929
Hand drawn maps
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2M215 [SRH1230010549] Acreage, undated
Gonzales city block, undated
Notebook of T. F. Harwood, 1882-1897
Petition of Gonzales businessmen, undated
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2.325/V23 [SRH1230002560] Ginner's report, 1910
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2.325/A134 [SRH1230000251] Democratic National Convention, 1924, undated

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