Papers, 1800-1973.


Hardeman, Dorsey B. Papers, 1800-1973.

Papers, 1800-1973.

Consists of scrapbooks containing correspondence, newsclippings, printed speeches and addresses, photographs, manuscripts and programs relating to Dorsey's political career in the Texas Senate and his appointment to the Texas Water Rights Commission chairmanship. Also clippings and speeches pertaining to Hardeman's two-year tenure as mayor of San Angelo and copies of addresses by Daniel Webster, Sam Houston and Pat Neff.

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