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Finding Aid to the George Wilkins Kendall Collection MS.604
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Description
George Wilkens Kendall was born on 1807 August 22 at Mount Vernon, near Amherst, New Hampshire. He was a journalist, Texas sheepman, and war correspondent during the Mexican War (1846-1848). Kendall died in Texas on 1867 October 21. Kendall County, Texas was named in his honor. This collection consists of correspondence, published articles, and manuscript material created between 1867 to 1938 that relate to the life and times of George Wilkins Kendall.
Background
George Wilkens Kendall was born on 1807 August 22 at Mount Vernon, near Amherst, New Hampshire. He was a journalist, Texas sheepman, and war correspondent during the Mexican War (1846-1848). He was also a printer and in 1837 became one of the founders of New Orleans Picayune newspaper. His book Narrative of a Texan Santa Fe Expedition was published in 1844. Kendall died in Texas on 1867 October 21. Kendall County, Texas was named in his honor.
Extent
0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Braun Research Library at the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Braun Research Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.