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Henry S. Bunting papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01475

Scope and Contents

The Henry S. Bunting Papers, 1865-1948, concern to the career of his father, Robert Franklin Bunting (1828-1891) and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Texas. Included in this collection are typescript copies of several histories and a biography written by Henry S. Bunting, extensive notes authored by Robert F. Bunting during the Civil War, muster rolls of Terry’s Texas Rangers, and typescripts of 1891 newspaper clippings relating to the death of Robert F. Bunting.


  • Creation: 1861 - 1948


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

Biographical Note

Henry Stanhope Bunting, 1865-1948, was an author and historian. He wrote several books on the subject of advertising and merchandising, as well as several histories about the Presbyterian Church in Texas and a biography about his father, Robert F. Bunting, a Presbyterian minister who served as the chaplain and regimental historian for Terry’s Texas Rangers, the Eighth Texas Cavalry. After the war, Bunting established churches in several cities, most notably, the First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio.


4.37 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The Henry S. Bunting Papers, 1861-1948, contains the biography and histories written by Henry S. Bunting about his father, Robert F. Bunting, and the Presbyterian Church in Texas.

Accession Number(s)

1943; 1991-189

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sara Clark, November 1984.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.

Notes added by Laura Grove, August 2020.

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Repository Details

Part of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History Repository

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