Samuel Erson Asbury papers
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, printed material, and transcripts of historical documents and newspaper articles arranged chronologically under subject.
Papers consist of historical research materials collected by Asbury to document the Texas Revolution and other facets of Texas's past as well as the lives of early Texans. Included is genealogical material on Asbury's family and reference notes for a proposed musical drama about Texas.
- Creation: 1920 - 1955
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This collection is open for research.
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There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.
Samuel Erson Asbury (1872-1962), a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, was assistant state chemist at the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at Texas A & M University and an amateur historian and collector of Texana.
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Historical research materials collected by Samuel Erson Asbury documenting the Texas Revolution and other aspects of Texas history as well as the lives of early Texans.
- Asbury, Samuel E. (Samuel Erson), 1872-1962 (Person)
- Carson, Samuel Price, 1798-1838 (Person)
- Harrison, Jonas, 1777-1836 (Person)
- Ingram, Seth, 1790-1857 (Person)
- Parmer, Martin, 1778-1850 (Person)
- Potter, Robert, 1799?-1842 (Person)
- Coleman, Ann Raney Thomas, 1810-1897 (Person)
- Williams, John A., -1840 (Person)
- Samuel Erson Asbury Papers, 1920-1955
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