A Guide to the Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915
Born in Montpelier, Vermont, in 1838, Calvin Rolfe Hubbard was the third of nine siblings. He worked as a civil engineer in Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Michigan until December 1871, when he moved to Texas to work for the Fort Worth and Denver Railway. From 1874 to 1882, Hubbard engaged in the sheep business at Taylor, Texas, and later moved to Lampasas, where he spent the rest of his life.
The Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915, comprise a set of pocket diaries written on a yearly basis between 1869 and 1915, providing a glimpse of daily life and business at the turn of the century Central Texas. The papers also include a series of financial documents, including receipts, checks, bank statements, taxes, deeds, deposits and bills of sale; and a collection of business and visit cards.
This collection is open for research use.
Calvin Rolfe Hubbard Papers, 1869-1915, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Paloma Graciani Picardo, July 2015.
Detailed Description of the Papers