De Zavala, Adina, 1861-1955

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Adina de Zavala was instrumental in saving the Alamo from destruction in the early twentieth century. She is the author of a book and several pamphlets about the Alamo.

From the description of Papers, 1878-1963. (University of Texas at Arlington). WorldCat record id: 29870168

Adina Emilia DeZavala was instrumental in preserving many of Texas' historical landmarks and documenting her family's experiences in the Republic of Texas. She was involved with the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

From the description of De Zavala, Adina Emilia, papers, 1766-1955; 1831-1955. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 71215249

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referencedIn Donecker, Frances. Frances Donecker scrapbooks [manuscript], 1903-1963. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Gilliam, David Tod, 1844-1923. David Tod Gilliam papers, 1908-1924. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836. Zavala, Lorenzo de, papers, 1818-1936. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Adele Briscoe Looscan papers MC041. 50151388., 1633-1935, (Bulk: 1881-1920) Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library,
referencedIn Gilliam, David Tod, 1844-1923. Papers, 1908-1924. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Shook, Martha C. Letter : San Antonio, Texas, to Adina De Zavala, 1912 June 8. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf De Zavala, Adina, 1861-1955. Papers, 1878-1963. University of Texas at Arlington, Central Library
referencedIn Jennings, Frank W., 1917-. Frank Jennings papers, 1860s-2008. University of Texas at San Antonio, John Peace Library (JPL)
creatorOf Howe, Jesse Briscoe, 1845-1920. Jesse Wade Briscoe Howe papers, 1851-1920, (1862-1907). San Jacinto Museum of History
creatorOf Looscan, Adele Briscoe, 1848-1935. Adele Briscoe Looscan papers, 1633-1935, (bulk 1881-1920). San Jacinto Museum of History
referencedIn Frank Jennings Papers, MS 161., 1860s-2008 University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.
referencedIn Jesse Wade Briscoe Howe papers MC057. 50044373., 1851-1920, (Bulk: 1862-1907) Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library,
creatorOf De Zavala, Adina, 1861-1955. De Zavala, Adina Emilia, papers, 1766-1955; 1831-1955. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Elmer J. Edwards Photograph Album 97-018., ca. 1935 - ca. 1938 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Edwards, Elmer J. Edwards, Elmer J., photograph album, 1935-1938. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Lorenzo de Zavala Papers, 1818-1936 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
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associatedWith Ables, Robert Luther. person
associatedWith Asbury, Samuel E. (Samuel Erson), 1872-1962. person
associatedWith Blake, Robert Bruce, 1877-1955. person
correspondedWith Brown, John Henry, 1820-1895 person
associatedWith Daughters of the Republic of Texas. corporateBody
associatedWith De Zavala, Augustine, Jr. person
associatedWith De Zavala family. family
associatedWith De Zavala, Lorenzo, Jr. person
associatedWith Donecker, Frances. person
associatedWith Driscoll, Clara, 1881-1945. person
associatedWith Edwards, Elmer J. person
associatedWith Edwards, Elmer Judson, 1923- person
associatedWith Esparza, Enrique, 1828-1917. person
associatedWith Gilliam, David Tod, 1844-1923. person
associatedWith Greer, Mary Autry. person
associatedWith Howe, Jesse Briscoe, 1845-1920 person
associatedWith Jennings, Frank W., 1917- person
correspondedWith Lenz, Louis person
associatedWith Lonag, Robert. person
associatedWith Looscan, Adele Briscoe, 1848-1935 person
associatedWith Looscan, Adele Lubbock (Briscoe), Mrs. person
correspondedWith Roberts, Oran Milo, 1815-1898 person
correspondedWith Rose, Victor M., d. 1893 person
associatedWith Schmidt, Edmond John Peter. person
correspondedWith Schmitt, Edmond J.P. (Edmond John Peter), 1865-1901 person
associatedWith Shook, Martha C. person
associatedWith Sons of the Republic of Texas corporateBody
associatedWith Texas Folklore Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Zavala, Adina de person
associatedWith Zavala family. family
associatedWith Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nacogdoches (Tex.)
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
Bexar County (Tex.)
Crockett (Tex.)
San Antonio (Tex.)
Texas
Shavano (Tex.)
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Military bases--History--Sources
World War, 1914-1918--Women
Spanish Governor's Palace (San Antonio, Tex.)
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
Veterans
Publishers and Publishing
Missions--History--Sources
Spanish--American War, 1898--History--Sources
Ursuline Academy (Galveston, Tex.)
Schools
Diaries
Catholic Church--History--Sources
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Birth 1861-11-28

Death 1955-03-01

English,

Spanish; Castilian

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