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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Account books

Correspondence

Publications

Scrapbooks

Assorted material

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

J. Gail Borden, Jr., Papers, 1830-1910, 1932-1937



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Borden, Gail, 1801-1874
Title: J. Gail Borden, Jr., papers
Dates: 1830-1910, 1932-1937
Abstract: The J. Gail Borden, Jr., Papers, 1830-1910, 1932-1937, contain account books, correspondence, and publications, concerning the farming and milk industry in relation to Gail Borden and his milk company.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01206
Extent: 6.67 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Gail Borden, Jr. (1801-1874) prepared the first topographical map of Texas, founded and published the Telegraph and Texas Register, and invented condensed milk in 1856. The next year he founded the Gail Borden, Jr., and Company, which later became Borden, Inc., and operated until 2001.

Resource: Frantz, Joe B. "Borden, Gail, Jr." Handbook of Texas Online, (accessed December 3, 2008).

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Scope and Contents

The J. Gail Borden, Jr., Papers, 1830-1910, 1932-1937, contain account books, correspondence, and publications, concerning the farming and milk industry in relation to Gail Borden and his milk company.

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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
Borden, Gail, 1801-1874
Borden, John G.
Smith, Ashbel, 1805-1886
Corporate Names
Borden Company
Telegraph and Texas Register (San Felipe, Tex.)
Subjects
Condensed milk
Inventions
Places
Galveston
Houston
San Felipe
Texas
Document Types
Newspapers

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Separated Material

Eight pressed leaves have been removed to the Artifact Collection (box 2.325/Y2B).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Gail Borden, Jr., Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1962-007; 1966-032

Processing Information

This collection was processed by William H. Richter, January 1966. Subsequent revisions were made by Sara Clark, June 1985, and Laurel Rozema, 2008.

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OCLC Number

71016435

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Account books

box
2N321 [SRH1230009956] 1872-1873
box
2N322 [SRH1230009957] With letter drafts, 1839-1949

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Correspondence

Letter-press books
box
2N321 [SRH1230009956] February-July 1855
December 1855-September 1856
box
2N322 [SRH1230009957] March 26, 1868-November 21, 1870
box
2N323 [SRH1230009958] November 20, 1870-July 13, 1871
April 2, 1873-April 8, 1874
box
2N324 [SRH1230010902] April 8, 1874-October 14, 1875
box
2N325 [SRH1230010892] October 15, 1875-December 18, 1876
box
2N326 [SRH1230010882] December 18, 1876-May 7, 1878
box
2N327 [SRH1230010873] May 7, 1878-April 16, 1879
October 23, 1879-September 7, 1880
volume
4K364 September 7, 1880-October 21, 1881
volume
4K365 July 25, 1881-May 24, 1883
volume
4K366 May 20, 1884-February 25, 1885
volume
4K367 July 17, 1890-October 12, 1891
volume
4K368 August 7, 1890-October 5, 1896
volume
4K369 February 25, 1892-February 7, 1899
volume
4K370 October 14, 1896-January 13, 1898
volume
4K371 October 23, 1908-May 9, 1910
volume
4K372 December 15, 1886-June 18, 1887
volume
4K373 November 25, 1885-December 20, 1886
volume
4K374 With scrapbook, 1888-1889
volume
4K375 With scrapbook, 1889-1890
box
3C18 [SRH1230015435] January-September 1858
May-November 1860
November 1863-April 1865
box
3C19 [SRH1230015436] February-September 1864
January 12, 1866-April 1, 1868
box
2N329 [SRH1230010875] Correspondence and broadsides, 1830-1855, 1886-1890

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Publications

box
TXC-C Broadside, Summernight's Festival, September 16, 1886
Clippings
box
2N328 [SRH1230010874] I-II, 1874
box
2N329 [SRH1230010875] III, 1877
1932-1936
box
3S145 [SRH1230029560] 1874, undated
box
TXC-74 Scenes from the Wallkill Valley, Wallkill Valley Farmers Association, Orange County, N. Y., 1896
Two catalogs for Fruitland Nurseries, Atlanta, Georgia, 1886-1887
The Sugar Beet Industry , 1881
Centennial Gazetteer of the United States , 1876
box
TXC-C 29 issues of The Borden Eagle, Borden Milk Co. newsletter, 1932-1936

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Scrapbooks

box
2N329 [SRH1230010875] 1881-1887
Scrapbook material
volume
4K374 With letter-press book, 1888-1889
volume
4K375 With letter-press book, 1889-1890

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Assorted material

box
3S109 [SRH1230029477] Three photographs of unidentified people, [circa 1909?]
box
3S145 [SRH1230029560] Strip of brown and gold paper [wallpaper trim?], undated
box
2.325/Y2B Eight pressed leaves in Artifact Collection

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