Hill, Caryl Clyde Papers, 1823, 1832-1916, 1958


Hill, Caryl Clyde Papers, 1823, 1832-1916, 1958

Caryl Clyde Hill was an avid collector of materials documenting the early history of the Republic of Texas, government and military affairs, and biographies and histories of famous Texas leaders.

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