Contains 1 Collection or Record:
Edwin Dillingham (Major), Commissions, Military Correspondence (including official correspondence re: his death; family correspondence), 1862-1865
File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection of the Dillingham Family Papers, consisting of approximately 900 items or 1.25 linear feet, follows the history of a prominent Texas family from 1858 to 1958. Correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, journals, poetry, and newspaper clippings show the life style of a family who moved into Texas during the prosperous era of the late nineteenth century and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston.The main...