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To Louisa Neumann from Various People, c. 1850-1884

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of ca. 40 handwritten letters, photographs, documents and newspaper clippings covering the time period 1850-1955. Chiefly letters to Louisa (Neumann) Bering, a resident of Houston, Tex., from her brothers and sisters, including letters from her brother, Emil Neumann, describing his service in the Confederate Army, stationed at Fort Eagle Grove (Fort Moore) and Galveston, Tex.; together with clippings and photos. Includes material relating to land in Texas, Bering family, and Little Rock, Ark., during the Civil War. The letters are in fair condition; some are faded and several are torn. They have been placed in mylar sleeves for protection.


  • Creation: c. 1850-1884


Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.


From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet (40 letters)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA