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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eugene W. Bowers Papers, 1839-1852, 1954



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bowers, Eugene W.
Title: Eugene W. Bowers papers
Dates: 1839-1852, 1954
Abstract: Comprising correspondence and legal records, the Eugene W. Bowers Papers, 1839-1852, 1954, chronicle Bowers' career as a researcher and writer.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02686
Extent: 9 items
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A native of Red River County, Texas, district clerk and author Eugene W. Bowers co-published Red River Dust: True Tales of an American Yesterday with Evelyn Oppenheimer in 1968. He collected legal records from the 19th century and wrote articles about the various cases.

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Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence and legal records, the Eugene W. Bowers Papers, 1839-1852, 1954, chronicle Bowers' career as a researcher and writer. Consisting primarily of such documents as depositions, petitions, promissory notes, court orders, and pleas collected by Bowers for articles he authored on various court cases, legal papers concern various litigations and libel suits in Red River County, Texas (1839-1852). Correspondence includes a letter from Bowers discussing his collection of legal records and research (1954).

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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
Bowers, Eugene W.
Corporate Names
Texas. District Court (Red River County)
Subjects
Actions and defenses
Authors
Trials
Places
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eugene W. Bowers Papers, 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.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2J141 [SRH1230008637] Correspondence and legal documents, 1839-1852, 1954

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