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Dr. Claude Elliott Texana Collection

Dr. Claude Elliott Texana Collection

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Dr. Claude Elliott Texana Collection MSS.0048

Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
500 McKinney St.
Julia Ideson Building, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX, 77002
832-393-1665



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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-31T10:02-0500
Language: Finding aid written in English.

Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
creatorElliott, Claude
Title: Dr. Claude Elliott Texana Collection
Dates: 1825-1866
Quantity: 3.25 Linear feet23 items
Identification: MSS.0048
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Scope and Contents

The Elliott collection consists of 23 early Texas documents which Dr. Elliot considered to be the finest in his collection. These documents will be of value to researchers on the land policies of Mexico and the Republic of Texas.


Biographical Note

Dr. Elliot was formerly a professor of history at San Marcus Teacher's College, San Marcus, Texas, and was a collector of Texana for many years.


Land grants--Texas
Pioneers--Texas
Texas--Genealogy
Texas--History--To 1846

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Photocopies available for viewing. Originals are available by appointment only.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Dr. Claude Elliott Texana Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dr. Claude Elliott Texana Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Dr. Claude Elliot prior to his death in July, 1958.

Processing Information

Processed in 1977.


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