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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Annie Williams Border (and Sidney Border) correspondence

Mary Williams correspondence

Mollie Williams correspondence

Mollie and Annie Williams correspondence

Carrie Border correspondence

Alice Williams correspondence

Assorted correspondence

Financial records

Creative works

Assorted material

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Annie Williams Border Family Papers, 1849-1893



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Border, Annie Williams
Title: Annie Williams Border family papers
Dates: 1849-1893
Abstract: Two hundred and twenty-five letters and associated documents reflect the lives of the Border, Williams, and Alexander families in Texas, Louisiana, and Mexico from 1866 to 1893.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01208
Extent: 5 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Annie Williams married Sidney Border in about 1870, and the couple had seven children: Pearl; William Mell "Pappy", who married Jenny Morrow Hudgins in about 1911; Bessie, who married Joel Hudgins; Sue; Mary; Carrie; and Sidney. Sidney Border was the son of Sarah and brother of George, who married Bettie. Alice's siblings include J. A., who married Alice Border; Mary C. (Mollie); Amanda, who became Mrs. Dick and bore Katie; and Harriet, who married William Hawkins and bore Alice, May, and Laura. Family friends include sisters Roxie Alexander, Mollie G. (Alexander) Collins, and Laura J. (Alexander) Vincent. After the Civil War, the Vincent family relocated from Texas to Tuspan Valley, Mexico.

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Scope and Contents

Two hundred and twenty-five letters and associated documents reflect the lives of the Border, Williams, and Alexander families in Texas, Louisiana, and Mexico from 1866 to 1893. Early correspondence is comprised primarily of letters to Annie Williams, her sister Mary (Mollie) Williams, and their brother J. A. Williams from friends, including M. G. and Roxie Alexander and their sister Laura J. Vincent. Correspondence after 1870 is comprised mainly of letters to Annie and Sidney from members of the Williams and Border families, including J. A. and Alice Williams, George and Bettie Border, and Sarah Border. Also included are letters from Annie's other sisters Amanda Dick and Harriet Hawkins, as well as letters from J. A. Williams to his nieces Mary and Carrie Border.

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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
Alexander, M. G.
Border, Annie Williams
Border, Carrie
Border, George
Border, Sidney
Hudgins, Joel
Williams, Alice
Williams, J. A.
Williams, Mary Mollie
Places
Louisiana
Mexico
Texas

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Separated Material

Hair has been separated from this collection to the Artifact Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Annie Williams Border Family Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2002-049

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kyong Rae Lee, October 2002. Subsequent revisions were made by Laurel Rozema, December 2008.

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OCLC Number

51571046

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Annie Williams Border (and Sidney Border) correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] J. A. Williams, 1873-1886, undated
Alice Williams, 1874-1885, undated
Sarah Border, 1874-1888, undated
Assorted, 1874-1888, undated

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Mary Williams correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] Mary M. Mims, 1871-1876, undated
Ava Stanbury, 1872, undated
Sara Vincent, 1870-1873
Assorted, 1866-1893, undated

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Mollie Williams correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] M. G. Alexander, 1869-1871
Roxie Alexander, 1868-1870
Assorted, 1873

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Mollie and Annie Williams correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] M. G. Alexander, 1869
Roxie Alexander, 1869
Assorted, 1849

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Carrie Border correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] J. A. Williams, 1891

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Alice Williams correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] S. E. Baird, 1891
Assorted, undated

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Assorted correspondence

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] Unknown correspondents, 1863-1877, undated
Envelopes
Document fragments

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Financial records

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] Receipts, 1833-1885
Account book
List of clothing

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Creative works

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] Poems
Drawings

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Assorted material

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2.325/F100 [SRH1230001070] Newspaper clippings
Fabrics
Ephemera

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