University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Early Texas and Old West Photographs, 1868-1930

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rose, Noah H., 1874-1952
Title Early Texas and Old West Photographs,
Dates: 1868-1930
Accession No. AR 96-134
Extent 239 photographic prints
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

In the 1920s, N. H. Rose began a mail order business out of San Antonio, Texas, selling photographs of the old west. The original N. H. Rose Collection is held by the Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma at Norman.

Scope and Contents

Early Texas and Old West Photographs, 1868-1930, is composed of 239 photographs arranged in five albums, documenting frontier forts in Texas and other western states, Judge Roy Bean, Texas Rangers, Bandera and surrounding Texas counties, famous outlaws and lawmen, and notable western characters. A majority of the photographs in the collection are photographic copyprints by photographer N. H. Rose.


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Index Terms

Texas Rangers--Photographs
Fortification--West (U.S.)--Photographs
Outlaws--West (U.S.)--Photographs
Peace officers--Texas--Photographs
Peace officers--West (U.S.)--Photographs
Subjects (Persons)
Aten, Edwin Dunlap, 1870-1953--Photographs
Bass, Sam, 1851-1878--Photographs
Bean, Roy, d. 1903--Photographs
Brooks, John Abijah, 1855-1944--Photographs
Carranza, Venustiano, 1859-1920--Photographs
Fisher, John King, 1854-1884--Photographs
Garrett, Pat F. (Pat Floyd), 1850-1908--Photographs
Geronimo, 1829-1909--Photographs
Hamer, Frank, 1884-1955--Photographs
Hardin, John Wesley, 1853-1895--Photographs
Hughes, John R. (John Reynolds), 1855-1947-- Photographs
Longley, William Preston, b. 1851--Photographs
Masterson, Bat, 1853-1921--Photographs
Poe, John William, 1850-1923--Photographs
Roberts, Luvenia Conway, 1849-1940--Photographs
Russell, Richard Robertson, 1858-1922--Photographs
Sieker, Lamartine Pemberton, 1848-1914--Photographs
Thompson, Texas Ben, 1842-1884--Photographs
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923--Photographs
White, Thomas Bruce, 1881-1971--Photographs
Bandera County (Tex.)--Photographs
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (Tex.)-- Photographs
Jersey Lilly Saloon Site (Langtry, Tex.)--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Early Texas and Old West Photographs, 1868-1930, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3S127a Photographs