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Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Carl Wilhelm "William" von Rosenberg, 1836-1902, 1973

Frederick Charles von Rosenberg, 1880-1969

Ernst Johann & Helene Clara (Lungkwitz) von Rosenberg, 1872-1915, undated

Ernest Jacob & Viola Lee "Polly" Meyers von Rosenberg, 1896-1972, undated

von Rosenberg Family Members, 1849-1958, undated

Austin History Center

Von Rosenberg Family Papers

An Inventory of the Collection



Collection Summary

Creator: von Rosenberg family
Title: Von Rosenberg Family Papers
Dates: 1836-1972
Dates (Bulk): 1870s-1940s
Abstract: The von Rosenberg family left Prussia for Texas in the mid-1800s to avoid political unrest and eventually Wilhelm "William" von Rosenberg settled in Austin, Texas in 1856. The Papers primarily document the professional and personal lives of three generations of von Rosenberg sons and their spouses: Carl Wilhelm, his son Ernst Johann, and Ernst's son Ernest Jacob. There are also materials related to Carl Wilhelm's other son Frederick Charles, as well as various members of the von Rosenberg family. The bulk of the materials date from the 1870s to the 1940s and are comprised of correspondence, account books, diaries, certificates, legal documents, drawings, and creative works.
Accession number: AR.1995.002
Quantity: 10 linear feet (11 boxes)
Location: Archives Stacks, Artifacts, Oversize Volumes, qAR
Language: English, German
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,
810 Guadalupe, PO Box 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Sketch

The von Rosenberg genealogy dates back at least to the twelfth century, when Vitellus Ursini of Rome immigrated to Germany in 1150 A.D., built the town of Rosenberg in Bohemia, and acquired the name of Ursini von Rosenberg (von in German meaning from). The American von Rosenbergs, however, trace their ancestry back to the “pioneer father,” Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg (1794-1866).

Peter Carl was born October 2, 1794, in Memel, East Prussia. At the age of 21 he became a cavalry lieutenant in the Prussian army, later fighting against Napoleon at Leipzig and Waterloo. He inherited his father’s Eckitten estate near Memel in 1819, and married Johanna Dorothea Froelich (1797-1826) on June 2 of that year. After her death, he married Amanda Fallier (1806-1894) in 1830.

Peter Carl and Johanna’s second son, Carl Wilhelm “William” von Rosenberg (1821-1901), was born October 14, 1821, on the Eckitten estate in East Prussia. After completing high school in Memel, William served as apprentice to a government surveyor. In 1838, he was employed as the private secretary of an administrative land officer. He left that position in 1841 to serve his time in the army, and in 1844 was appointed lieutenant in the reserves. In 1845 at the Royal Academy in Berlin, William passed the government examination for surveyor with the unusual qualification of “excellent”, and became a licensed surveyor. He entered Berlin’s University of Architecture in 1846, and two years later qualified as royal architect. He was then hired to supervise construction of two government schools in Berlin.

Like his father, however, William was an outspoken democrat and “frei Denker” (free thinker), which placed him at odds in the political unrest following the failed 1848 revolution. In June 1849, he found himself proscribed a democrat and barred from any further employment with the Prussian government. In addition, he was advised to resign his commission as a lieutenant in the Prussian reserves in order to avoid a dishonorable discharge.

Facing such bleak prospects and perhaps actually threatened, Peter Carl’s entire clan decided to seek freedom in Texas rather than see the family separated. William married his betrothed, Auguste Franziska Anders (1825-1897), in Herzberg shortly before leaving for America. Accounts vary, but the group of 12 or 13 von Rosenbergs set sail from Bremen October 10, 1849, on the ship Franziska and arrived in Galveston, Texas, on December 6.

Peter Carl purchased the Nassau Plantation near Round Top in Fayette County, Texas, and William bought a small farm on the land in 1850. For six years, William farmed and learned English, and became a U.S. citizen in 1855. Because of his skill in drafting, he was asked to design the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange, and was recommended to the Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas as a result.

In April 1856, William sold his farm and moved his family to Austin, where he was appointed draftsman in the Land Office when a position opened in October. He was made Chief Draftsman in 1861, and held that position until 1863 when he left to serve as topographical engineer under General Magruder in the Confederate Army, with the rank of Captain. William lost his U.S. citizenship because of this service in the Confederacy, but that status was restored in 1865 under the Amnesty Oath and he was granted a Parole of Honor. After the war, William returned to the Land Office as chief draftsman until he was forced out during the Reconstruction period. He then formed a land agency partnership in 1867 with C.R. Johns, former Comptroller of the state; J.C. Kirby; and F. Everett. The business failed after an attempt to integrate banking in 1876, but William opened his own land agency in 1877 and worked there until his death on December 4, 1901.

Frederick Charles von Rosenberg, the eleventh of William's twelve children, was born in 1866 in Austin. He married Nina Electa Stephens in 1892 and they had two children, Esther May and Frederick Gothardt. Frederick Charles attended Texas A&M University and later Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He was admitted to the Travis County Bar in 1889 and practiced law in Austin until his death. He died in 1931 at the age of 65 from falling out of a window on the sixth floor of the Littlefield Building in downtown Austin.

Ernst Johann von Rosenberg (1852-1915), the third of William’s twelve children, was born November 25, 1852, on the farm near Round Top. As a child in Austin he received only a little schooling, and later was a member of the Travis Rifles, a local military company. Following in William’s footsteps, Ernst became a draftsman in the General Land Office in December 1876, and in 1913 was appointed Chief Draftsman. With the exception of January 1891 to June 1893, Ernst worked continuously in the Land Office until his death in 1915. Sidney Porter, better known as O. Henry the writer, was a co-worker.

On October 18, 1879, Ernst married Helene Clara Lungkwitz (1857-1925), the daughter of scenic artist Hermann Lungkwitz. They had eight children, one of whom died as an infant. Ernst was an active volunteer fire department member and a 40-year treasurer of Austin Hook and Ladder Company No. 1. He also helped to found the First Congregational Church of Austin, and was elected Alderman-at-Large for the Third Ward in 1905. He died on August 18, 1915.

Ernst’s fifth child, Ernest Jacob (1889-1975), and his youngest, Hermann Ursini (1896-1963), both sought topographical careers as well. Ernest was born January 9, 1889, in Austin. First through third grades, he attended a private school taught by his uncle, Jacob Bickler, and then he entered public schools, graduating from Austin High School in 1907. Ernest studied Civil Engineering at the University of Texas from fall 1907 to June 1910, returning briefly in 1911 after working as a rodman and chainman on railroad surveys, but he did not receive a degree from UT. He married Viola Lee “Polly” Myers (1890-1969) on February 22, 1925, and they made Austin their home as had Ernest’s parents before them.

Ernest began his long career with the State of Texas in 1912 as assistant topographer under Arthur A. Stiles at the State Levee and Drainage Board. In 1913, the State Reclamation Department was created to supersede the Levee and Drainage Board; Stiles was then appointed the first State Reclamation Engineer. Ernest served under Stiles and four other State Engineers as Assistant Topographer, Technical Assistant, and Levee Engineer and Inspector until 1939, when the Reclamation Department was merged with the General Land Office and the State Reclamation Engineer was replaced by the Commissioner of the Land Office. His work for the State Reclamation Department and the General Land Office included the inspection of all levee construction, topographical mapping, primary leveling and traversing, and occasional land surveys. Along with his brother Hermann and the Pennick brothers, Ernest did topographical work on the Red River boundary dispute between Texas and Oklahoma in the 1920s for the Texas Attorney General’s office. The work was so outstanding that both Oklahoma and the federal government discarded their own maps and asked permission to use the Texas ones.

In May 1941, Ernest left the Land Office to take a position as Assistant Engineer--and later, Hydraulic Engineer--in the Bridge Division of the Texas Highway Department. He retired on December 31, 1953, after more than forty years of service with the State of Texas. Ernest spent his later years studying lizards and the incubation period of their eggs. He died on December 29, 1975.

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Scope and Contents

Creative works, correspondence, printed material, legal and financial documents, charts, and photographs document the personal lives and topographical careers of three generations of sons, and their spouses, in one American branch of the von Rosenberg family. Lacking any original order, the von Rosenberg family papers are arranged in four subgroups relating to family member--Carl Wilhelm “William” (1821-1901), Frederick Charles (1866-1931), Ernst Johann (1852-1915) and wife Helene, and Ernest Jacob (1889-1975) and wife Viola--with series according to the personal, professional, or associational nature of the materials. A fifth subgroup illustrates the activities of the von Rosenberg Family Association and reunions, the work of other family members, and playbills from events attended by the family members from 1921 to 1935. The bulk of the playbills are from Austin’s Hancock Opera House and other local entertainment venues.

The Carl Wilhelm "William" von Rosenberg subgroup primarily dates from 1836 to 1902. Of interest in his papers is the Parole of Honor (1865) and oath of Amnesty (1865) included in the legal documents and a copy of Confederate Land Certificates (1896) compiled by von Rosenberg.

Frederick Charles von Rosenberg's materials date from 1880 to 1969 and document Frederick's professional and personal life through account books, diaries, and letter books. Of note is a day diary that his son Frederick Godhardt journaled in describing his bout with scarlet fever in 1913. Additionally, there is a high school composition book belonging to his daughter Esther. Due to the breadth of the letter books, Frederick Charles von Rosenberg's materials comprise the most linear feet of the collection. The letter books primarily contain business correspondence for his law firm Hewlett, Rosenberg & Rosenberg.

The Ernst Johann and Helene von Rosenberg papers contain personal correspondence, printed material, and financial documents dating from 1872 to 1915. A small body of material documents the Austin Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1, including their disaster relief activities, and fire department memorabilia was transferred to the Austin History Center’s fire department holdings. Another series suggests the von Rosenberg's involvement in a private German-American insurance organization, the Friend-in-Need Society.

The personal and state employment records of Ernest Jacob von Rosenberg date from 1896 to 1972. Ernest’s early topographical experience is especially well documented in an unsuccessful 1917 application to the U.S. Engineer Officers’ Reserve Corp. Notable evidence of the quality of Ernest’s work is found in a letter from Judge C.M. Cureton (1935) concerning the Red River boundary case. Also of particular interest are 62 personal creative works which illuminate Ernest’s artistic and technical abilities through Austin High School drawings and University of Texas engineering notebooks, quizzes, and English essays. The article proof for "Three Generations of Texas Topographers" details the careers of William, Ernst, and Ernest. There are a small number of photographs, including pictures of lizards which he studied later in life.

Particularly notable in the family members subgroup are four genealogical charts which create an introductory lineage of the American von Rosenbergs. Identified family members include: Hon. William von Rosenberg, Jr. (1859-1919) and Anna von Rosenberg Hornberger (1860-1932), Carl Wilhelm’s seventh and eighth children; Marie Alice von Rosenberg Goeth (1884-1957), Ernst and Helene’s third child; Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson (1890-1963), Ernest’s second cousin; Hermann Eugene (1926-2011), Dale Ursini (1928-2002), and Charles Ernest (1930-2015), Ernest’s cousins; Jacov Kuechler, (1823-1893), Helene’s uncle-in-law: Camillo Kuechler (1858-1925), Jacob’s son; and Martha Bickler (1855-1937), Helene’s sister.

Other individuals and associations documented in the von Rosenberg family papers are: Charles and Anna von Rosenberg; Amanda Fallier von Rosenberg (1806-1864); Arthur A. Stiles; Rep. Gustave Schleicher; Judge N. A. Stedman, Texas General Land Office; Texas Levee and Drainage Board; Texas Reclamation Department; Texas Highway Department; Texas Memorial Museum; and the Bryan and Sewall Club of Austin.

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Arrangement

Collection is arranged into five series:


  • Carl Wilhelm "William" von Rosenberg
  • Frederick Charles von Rosenberg
  • Ernst Johann & Helene Clara (Lungkwitz) von Rosenberg
  • Ernest Jacob & Viola Lee "Polly" Meyers von Rosenberg
  • von Rosenberg Family Members

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open to all users

Use Restrictions

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bickler, Martha, 1855-1937.
Goeth, Marie Alice (von Rosenberg), 1884-1957.
Hornberger, Anna (von Rosenberg), 1860-1932.
Kuechler, Camilo, 1858-1925.
Kuechler, Jacob, 1823-1893.
Lungkwitz, Hermann, 1903-1982.
Schleicher, Gustave, 1823-1879.
Stiles, Arthur Alvord, 1871-1958.
Tomlinson, Alma (von Rosenberg), 1890-1963.
Towell, Ike, 1849-1934.
von Rosenberg, Amanda Fallier, 1806-1894.
von Rosenberg, Auguste Franziska Anders, 1825-1897.
von Rosenberg, Carl Wilhelm, 1821-1901.
von Rosenberg, Charles Ernest, 1930-2015.
von Rosenberg, Dale Ursini, 1928-2002.
von Rosenberg, Ernest Jacob, 1889-1975.
von Rosenberg, Ernst Johann, 1852-1915.
von Rosenberg, Esther May, 1893-1982.
von Rosenberg, Frederick Charles, 1886-1931.
von Rosenberg, Frederick Gothardt, 1903-1988.
von Rosenberg, Hermann Eugene, 1926-2011.
von Rosenberg, Hermann Ursini, 1896-1963.
von Rosenberg, William, Jr., 1859-1919.
Subjects (Organizations)
Austin Hook and Ladder Co. No.1 (Austin, Tex.).
Bryan and Sewall Club of Austin (Austin, Tex.).
Friend-in-Need Society (Austin, Tex.).
Texas. General Land Office.
Texas. Highway Department. Bridge Division.
Texas Levee and Drainage Board.
Texas Memorial Museum.
Texas Reclamation Department.
United States Engineer Officers’ Reserve Corp.
Majestic Theater (Austin, Tex.).
Texas Conservatory of Music (Austin, Tex.).
Hancock Opera House (Austin, Tex.).
Subjects
Family--Texas--Austin.
Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin.
Places
Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy.
1500 Lorraine Street (Austin, Tex.).
Document Types
Account books.
Autograph books.
Black-and-white photographs.
Booklets.
Certificates.
Clippings.
Correspondence.
Creative works.
Diaries.
Drawings.
Financial documents.
Legal documents.
Letter books.
Notebooks.
Tintypes.

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Related Material

General Collection


  • A 720.2880976 KI, King-Von Rosenberg House, 1500 Lorrain Street, Austin, Travis County, Texas 78703: Nomination for Status as A Recorded Texas Historical Landmark by the Travis County Historical Commission & Texas Historical Commission. 2004.
  • A 929.2 VO Amanda Fallier von Rosenberg, Emigration of the Von Rosenbergs to Texas, 1849: From the Diary of the Pioneer Mother, Published in the German Froelich Book of 1908. 1976.
  • A 929.2 VO, von Rosenberg Family of Texas, Book 2. 1974.
  • A 929.2 VO, The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, Volume III, 1849-1999. 2001.
  • A 728.373 AZ George Azrak, A Historical Investigation of the Von Rosenberg House, Austin, Texas. Undated.
  • A 929.2 VO Ann Barnes, The Von Rosenberg Family of Texas: The Emigration Story and Much More. date.

Archives & Manuscripts


Austin Files


  • AF Biography - von Rosenberg, Carl Wilhelm
  • AF Subject - Land Office L1300
  • AF House/Building - 204 West 17th. Street
  • AF House/Building - 503 West 2nd. Street
  • AF House/Building - 1504 Guadalupe

Additional materials related to the von Rosenberg family can be found at the Texas General Land Office and the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.

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Separated Material

The following materials were deaccessioned:


  • History of Texas Land. 1958.
  • Lieder for Guitarre. Undated.
  • Memorial Addresses: Life and character of Gustav Schleicher. 1880.
  • Latitude, Longitude and Sea Level Elevation of Bench Marks in Texas. 1929.
  • Latitude, Longitude and Sea Level Elevation of Bench Marks in Texas. 1931.
  • First Technical Report of the State Levee and Drainage Commissioner of the Reclamation of Overflowed Lands. 1913.
  • Report of the State Reclamation Engineer. 1918.
  • Latitude, Longitude and Sea Level Elevation of Bench Marks in Texas. 1934.
  • Practical Aspects of Flood Control and Reclamation of Overflowed Lands. 1935.
  • Texas Highway Department and You. 1950.
  • Our Marriage Vow. 1877.
  • Rational Design of Culverts and Bridges. 1946.
  • Mean Velocity of Water Derived from Kutter's Formula. 1917.
  • Davies' Surveying. 1891.
  • Reports of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. 1900. 1902.
  • The Family Altar. Undated.
  • The Story of Fredericksburg. 1969.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Von Rosenberg Family Papers (AR.1995.002). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/1995/032

Donation Date: 1995 April 10

Donor #: DO/1962/032

Donation Date: 1962

Processing Information

The Frederick C. von Rosenberg materials were previously accessioned separately under AR.A.027. The materials were integrated into AR.1995.002 in 2018.

Initial inventory and preliminary processing by Judi Hoffman, 1991. Final processing and finding aid by Ruth Baker, 2002. Finding aid updated by Mike Miller, 2009. Finding aid updated and encoded by Kelly Hanus, 2018.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Carl Wilhelm "William" von Rosenberg, 1836-1902, 1973

Box Folder
1 1 Legal documents, 1848, 1865
2 Handwritten German and English copy book, sketchbook, Confederate Land Certificates, mourning cards for William and Auguste von Rosenberg, 1836-1901
3 Tax receipts, 1864-1869, 1973
4 Texas General Land Office correspondence, 1901-1902

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Frederick Charles von Rosenberg, 1880-1969

Account Books, 1889-1969
Box
11 Account book, 1889-1896
Box
10 Account book for Hewlett & von Rosenberg (became Hewlett, Rosenberg & Rosenberg beginning in 1894 December), 1894 January-1896 July
Box
11 Account book, 1897 November-1922 July
Esther May von Rosenberg account book, 1907-1908
Box
10 Account book, 1930-1931
Box
11 Nina E. von Rosenberg account books, 1944 February-1966 January
Account books, 1963 June-1969 January
3 Assorted materials, 1891, 1953, undated
Box
10 Autograph book, 1881-1883
Box Folder
11 2 Birth certificates (certified copies) for Esther May and Frederick Godhardt, 1961
Camping & Woodcraft book with marginalia by Frederick von Rosenberg, 1929
Day diary, 1927-1942
German reader, 1870
High School composition book of Esther von Rosenberg, undated
Letter Books, 1880-1929
Box
4 William and Frederick C. von Rosenberg, 1890 January 9-1891 August 5
Number 2, 1891 August 6-1893 August 16
Hewlitt, Rosenberg & Rosenberg (Number 4), 1893 August 16-1896 January 23
Box
5 Hewlett, Rosenberg & Rosenberg (Number 5), 1895 January 19-1896 January 23
Box
6 Copies of miscellaneous papers (Number 8), 1902 March 27-1909 June 10
Box
5 Number 9, 1901 February 27-1903 April 3
Box
6 Number 11, 1905 April 27-1907 August 29
Box
7 Number 12, 1907 August 30-1909 November 2
Box
8 Number 13, 1909 June 3-1918 April 22
Box
7 Number 14, 1909 November 3-1911 November 9
Box
8 Number 15, 1911 November 9-1913 August 27
Box
9 Number 16, 1913 August 27-1917 July 24
Number 17, 1917 July 26-1921 September 12
Box
10 Number 19, 1921 September 12-1929 June 26
Receipt book, 1929-1931
Box Folder
11 1 Von Rosenberg farm, 1977

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Ernst Johann & Helene Clara (Lungkwitz) von Rosenberg, 1872-1915, undated

Correspondence, 1879-1915, undated
Box Folder
1 5 Sent, 1879-1915, undated
6 Received, 1879-1898, undated
7 Baptism record for Cornelia Therese von Rosenberg, 1883
8 Calling cards, admission cards, newspaper clipping, burial wishes, funeral speeches, 1905-1915, undated
9 Legal documents, 1899
Financial Documents, 1873-1914
Box Folder
1 10 Cash & account books, 1880-1887
11 Property taxes, poll taxes, other receipts, 1873-1914
11 Marriage certificate to Ernest and Helene (issued by Travis County), 1879 October 18
Location BoxItem
qAR 7/23 Marriage certificate to Ernest and Helene (issued by church), 1879 October 18
Austin Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1, 1872-1909, undated
Box Folder
1 12 Constitution and bylaws, disaster relief fund correspondence, 1872-1906
13 Vouchers of Treasury, 1906-1907
14 Political materials, 1872, 1904-1907, undated
15 Friend-in-Need Society materials, 1898-1909, undated

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Ernest Jacob & Viola Lee "Polly" Meyers von Rosenberg, 1896-1972, undated

Family Correspondence, 1907, 1922-1963
Box Folder
1 16 Received, 1907, 1922, 1925, undated
17 Received, 1946-1947
18 Received, 1948
19 Received, 1949
20 Received - Charles & Anna von Rosenberg, 1963
21 Sent, 1947-1949
22 General, 1935, 1949, 1963
Certificates, 1907, 1920, 1925
Location BoxItem
qAR 7/21 Marriage certificate to Ernest and Viola, 1925 February 21
7/22 Scottish Rite Certificate to Ernest, 1920 November 18
5/37 Austin Public Schools diploma to Ernest, 1907 June 7
Creative Works, 1905-1907, undated
Box Folder
2 1 High school notebooks, 1905-1907, undated
2 Notebook & exercises, undated
University Engineering & Mechanics Notebooks, 1907-1910
Box Folder
2 3 Mining transit notebook and C.E. 30 notebook and loose pages, 1907-1909, undated
4 Mechanics notebooks and loose sheets, 1909, undated
5 C.E. 31 and unidentified notebook, 1910
University Engineering Quizzes, 1907-1910, undated
Box Folder
2 3 C.E., C.E. 3, C.E. 26, 1907-1909, undated
4 C.E. 30, C.E. 31, 1909-1910
5 C.E. 32, 1909, undated
6 University English essays: "Autobiography", "The Rotunda", "The Capitol Yard", "An Old Negro", "A Fire", "The First of April", "A Curious Dream", "The Jew of Malta", 1907-1908
9 Drafts: handwritten biography on Ernst von Rosenberg, speech for Amanda Fallier monument, first and final draft Incubation Period of Lizard Eggs, 1949, 1960, undated
Photographs, 1896, 1947, 1960
Box Folder
11 4 Max Goeth's Porch in Marble Falls, Tex. (#001), 1947 May
4 Plains Indian by Richard Petri (#002), 1960
4 Bert Mitchell, night watchman at Land Office (tintype) (#003), 1896
4 William von Rosenberg personalized New Year's greeting (#004), circa 1900
4 Lizards (#005-008), 1960 April
4 Ike Towell tombstone (#009), circa 1950
Printed Material, 1907, 1929-1963
Box Folder
2 10 Proof with notes of "Three Generations of Texas Topographers" by Nan Ledbetter from Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1961 January
11 Assorted certificates, 1929, 1931, 1942, 1946, 1970
12 Programs and religious pamphlets, 1907, 1936, 1944, 1963, undated
Box Folder
3 1 Booklet Great Bible Prayers (includes marginalia by Viola), undated
2 Texas Memorial Museum correspondence concerning deed of gift, 1972
3 Receipts, 1928, undated
4 State of Texas Reclamation Department correspondence, 1935
5 The Gradient Boundary: The Line Between Texas and Oklahoma along the Red River by Arthur Stiles (photo of Texas Reclamation Department pasted inside), 1952
6 Traveling expense books, 1913-1935
7 Engineer Reserve Corp application and correspondence, 1917-1918
Texas General Land Office, 1913-1915, 1933
Box Folder
3 8 Brief account of the von Rosenberg association with the General Land Office, 1958
9 Letter received, 1913-1915, 1933
Texas Highway Department, 1972-1954
Box Folder
3 10 Charts by Ernest for State Board of Water Engineers, 1948
11 Booklets, charts, newsletter, manuals, circular, 1942-1954

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von Rosenberg Family Members, 1849-1958, undated

Genealogy, 1849-1952
Location BoxItem
qAR 7/19 Lineage chart of von Rosenberg family, 1849-1949
7/20 Map of immigration path of von Rosenberg family from Europe to U.S., 1849
5/35 Genealogy chart "VII Stammtafel Nr. 2", 1909
5/36 Genealogy chart "VI Stammtafel", 1909
Box Folder
3 12 Errata for The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, 1952
Family Reunions, 1939-1958
Box Folder
3 13 History of reunions 1-5 by Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson; "Songs for Family Reunion"; Minutes for 6th reunion; names and addresses, 1939-1948
14 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th reunions, 1949-1954
15 von Rosenberg Family Reunion Association bylaws & newsletter, 1950, 1958, 1973
Family Members, 1875-1880, 1909, 1925-1949, undated
Box Folder
3 16 Anna von Rosenberg Hornberger autograph book, 1878-1880
17 Charles Ernest von Rosenberg newspaper clipping; Dale Ursini & Hermann Eugene von Rosenberg's University of Texas commencement programs, 1949, undated
18 Martha Bickler & sons Max and Ralph - correspondence concerning Hermann Lungkwitz exhibit, 1933
19 Camillo A. Kuechler - correspondence, eulogy, legal estate documents, 1909, 1925-1928
20 Jacob Kuechler - survey contract with Gulf, Western Texas & Pacific Railway Co., 1875
Unidentified Family Members, 1885-1894, 1921-1940, undated
Box Folder
3 21 Handwritten German poems, pencil sketches, memoirs, essay on Texas Centennial, 1885, undated
22 German announcement of land for sale, German pamphlet on currency, 1894, undated
23-25 Playbills & programs for Hancock Opera House, Hogg Memorial Auditorium, University Men's Gymnasium, Gregory Auditorium, Majestic Theatre, Austin Country Club, Govalle School, Austin Junior High School, Sangerrunde Hall, Victor Records, Austin Country Club, Texas Centennial Exposition, and some non-Austin venues. Featuring Ted Shawn, Ruth St. Dennis, Martha Graham, The Norfleet Trio, Amateur Choral Club, Will Rogers, Rosa Ponselle, Texas Conservatory of Music, Ukrainian National Chorus, Verna Woods, Anna Pavlowa, Efrem Zimbalist, Schumann Heink, Amelita Galla-Curci, Alma Gluck, Charles Granville, Ignace Jan Paderewski, and the Russian Grand Opera Co., 1921-1940, undated

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