A Guide to the Mastin Gentry White Robert E. Lee Collection, 1831-ca. 1931
Mastin Gentry White (1901-1987) was a University of Texas law professor, an official in the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, a law partner of Tom Connally and a U. S. Court of Claims commissioner from 1955-1980.
The collection consists primarily of images of Robert E. Lee and includes prints made from original Mathew Brady negatives, original engravings, and copy prints of photographs, paintings, engravings and lithographs of Robert E. Lee and other historical figures of his time.
Mastin Gentry White Robert E. Lee Collection, 1831-ca.1931, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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