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Register of the Rhodes Family Papers, 1838-1942
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BOX 1: RHODES FAMILY PAPERS

 

1.1: DIARY OF DR. ROBERT H. RHODES (1848-1849) [describes career as medical student; voyage to California; incl. some plays & poetry]

 

1.2: RHODES FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE & OTHER PAPERS (1838-1877)

 

a-Col. Elisha Rhodes letter describing conditions in Texas on his arrival (1838)

 

b-Mary Rhodes letter describing Sam Houston (1843)

 

c-Galveston residents to John C. Calhoun (1844) [testifies to Rhodes' good character]

 

d-Deed to Windsor Ranch (1856)

 

e-Edward A. Rhodes, Virginia Military Institute to family (1860)

 

f-Mary Rhodes to Edward A. Rhodes (1861) [describes sectional hostilities in Calif.]

 

g-? Rhodes, Texas to Mary Rhodes (1877) [protests election of Rutherford B. Hayes]

 

1.3: MISC. BUSINESS PAPERS (1868-1880) [25 items; principally rcpts. for ranch supplies and eqpt.; some tax rcpts., etc.]

 

1.4: MISC. BUSINESS PAPERS (1881-1883) [15 items]

 

1.5: MISC. BUSINESS PAPERS (1884-1886) [18 items]

 

1.6: MISC. BUSINESS PAPERS (1887-1898) [15 items]

 

1.7: MISC. GENEALOGICAL MATERIAL (1857-c1942) [15 items; primarily family corresp. showing relationships of Rhodes, Smith and Pister families; incl. some poetry by Mary Rhodes]

 

1.8: MARY RHODES [clippings re]

 

BOX 2: WILLIAM H. "CAXTON" RHODES

 

2.1: BIOGRAPHICAL & GENERAL INFO

 

a-Genealogy

 

b-Biography from History of the Island City of Galveston

 

c-Biography from The Poets

 

d-Biography from Science Fiction in Old San Francisco

 

2.2: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & RECITATIONS

 

2.3: DESCENDANTS

 

2.4: MCDERMOTT (MATERNAL LINE) FAMILY INFO

 

2.5: WRITINGS AND ACTIVITIES

 

a-Woman suffrage

 

b-Caxton's Book (1876) [photocopy]

 

c-"The hobby horse," SF Call (7-26-1874)

 

d-Indian Gallows & Other Poems (1846) [photocopy]

 

e-"Caxton: The enrobing of liberty," from May Wentworth. Poetry of the Pacific (1867)

 

2.6: MISC. PUBLISHED MATERIALS, INCL. "THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE OF 1856"