University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Scrapbook, Reconstruction
Title: Reconstruction scrapbook
Dates: 1865-1880
Abstract: The Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880, consists of clippings from newspapers and pamphlets of political speeches and commentary, spanning the entire Reconstruction period and the beginning of the Gilded Age and Progressive era.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02159
Extent: 1 item
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Reconstruction Scrapbook, 1865-1880, consists of clippings from newspapers and pamphlets of political speeches and commentary, spanning the entire Reconstruction period and the beginning of the Gilded Age and Progressive era. The clippings include speeches by politicians Oliver P. Morton, James G. Blaine, Henry Wilson, Moses W. Field, and William D. Kelley, among others. Clippings of political commentary discuss the political parties, politicians, and issues pertaining to labor, economics, and the Reconstruction Acts.


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.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893
Field, Moses W., 1828-1889
Kelley, William D., 1825-1888
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875
Subjects
Politics and government
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Places
United States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Reconstruction Scrapbook, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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3L463 [SRH1230018402] Scrapbook, 1865-1880