University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Henry Maresh Papers, [circa 1900s-1950s]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Maresh, Henry R. (Henry Rudolph), 1890-
Title: Henry Maresh papers
Dates: [circa 1910s-1950s]
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, notebooks, essays and encyclopedic articles, the Henry Maresh Papers, [ca. 1900s-1950s] document the research and interests of the scholar.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.03075
Extent: 5 inches
Language: English , German , Czech .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Henry R. Maresh (1890-1954) worked as a surgeon in Houston as well as an historian and author. His most notable work was Czech Pioneers of the Southwest, published in 1934.


Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, notebooks, essays and encyclopedic articles, the Henry Maresh Papers, [ca. 1900s-1950s] document the research and interests of the scholar. Essays and articles relate to Czech history, particularly their settlement in Texas, biographies of notable Czech-Texans as well as Russians, a copy of "The Czechs in Texas" by Maresh and published in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly along with earlier drafts, and various other essays written by Maresh on a variety of topics, notably his experiences at the University of Texas. Correspondence relates to Communist rule in Czechoslovakia, while notebooks concern college courses taken by Maresh.


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
Maresh, Henry R. (Henry Rudolph), 1890-
Subjects
Czechs
Emigration and immigration
Immigrants
Places
Czech Republic
Czech Republic--Bohemia
Czechoslovakia
Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Maresh Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2011-200

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, August 2011.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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3H179 [SRH1230017077] Henry R. Maresh Papers, [circa 1900s-1950s]