Eberstadt collection, 1699-1959.
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Fisk was born in New York of Irish extraction, the eldest of six sons of John B. and Jerusha T. Fisk. He worked as a "raftsman, farmer, carriage maker, and newspaperman" for the Daily Courier of Lafayette, Indiana. Four of his five brothers also became newspapermen. Becoming engrossed with the western frontier, he moved to White Bear Lake, Minnesota, sometime in the 1850s, married Lydia Burson, and started farming. In 1857, he was in the expedition of William H. Nobles which tried unsuccessfu...
Edward Eberstadt (1883-1958) was a rare book dealer in New York City whose private collection of Western Americana was continued by his sons Lindley and Charles and sold after they retired. From the description of Eberstadt collection, 1699-1959. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 20660325 The Eberstadt Collection began with a few books that came into the possession of Edward Eberstadt (1883-1958) around the turn of the century while he was wor...
Morris Sheppard (1875-1941) was born May 28, 1875, in Wheatsville, Texas. He received his AB degree from the University of Texas in 1895 and his LLB in 1897. He also earned an LLM degree from Yale University, before beginning his law practice in Pittsburgh and Texarkana. In 1902, Sheppard was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to fill the space left vacant by his father’s death. He served until 1913 when he became a U.S. Senator, a post he would hold until his own death in...
Andrew Jackson Hamilton (1815-1875), governor of Texas, was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on January 28, 1815. He moved to Texas in 1846 and practiced law in La Grange before moving to and settling in Austin. He married Mary Bowen, also of Alabama. Governor Peter H. Bell of Texas appointed Hamilton acting attorney general in 1849. From 1851 to 1853, Hamilton represented Travis County in the state House of Representatives. In 1859, Hamilton was voted into the United States House of Re...
Franciscan friar. Born 1657 in Valencia, Spain; died 1726 in the convent of San Francisco de México. Entered the Franciscan order in 1673; ordained to the priesthood in 1682; sent to the missions of the Sierra Gorda, Querétaro, in 1683. Instrumental in the founding of Spanish missions in Texas. From the guide to the Antonio Margil de Jesús Collection 29760675., 1698-1911, (Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin) Franciscan fria...
David Gouverneur Burnet (1788-1870) was born in Newark, New Jersey. About 1817 he moved to Natchitoches, Louisiana, and in 1831 to Texas. He was ad interim president of the Republic of Texas from March 17 to October 22, 1836. In 1836 he was elected vice president of the Republic of Texas, serving part time as secretary of state and acting president. From the guide to the David G. Burnet letters MS 188., 1836-1859, (Woodson Research Center, ) Born April 14, 1788,...
President of Texas (Republic), physician, and a public official of Texas (Republic). From the description of Grant of Anson Jones, 1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423856 Anson Jones (1798-1858) was a doctor, congressman, diplomatic minister, and President of the Republic of Texas. Son of Solomon and Sarah (Strong) Jones, he was born in Massachusetts and practiced medicine in New York and Pennsylvania. Jones practiced medicine in Venezuela from 1824 to 182...
George S. Bowen served as general agent in Chicago for the California-Klondike Mining and Exploration Company. He was to sell stock and recruit employees. From the description of California-Klondyke Mining and Exploration Company papers, 1897-1898. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702132456 ...