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The Wilhelmina Pegram Robertson Papers

Identifier: MS 207

Scope and Contents

The collection contains three box of land deeds and titles.


  • Creation: 1835-1921

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

These papers originally belonged to Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson, son of Empresario Sterling Clack Robertson, who established Robertson's Colony in Texas. He later worked as a clerk in the land office of his father's colony, and then served as Spanish translator in the General Land Ofiice in Austin. He became an expert in locating land titles, and was asked to file land claims. The later documents concern land titles in Salado, Texas and Temple, Texas.


3 Linear feet

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Physical Location

Vault: BC-2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Louise B. Raggio, guardian of the estate of Wilhemmina Pegram Robertson in December, 1973.

Cultural context

The Wilhelmina Pegram Robertson Papers
Lisa Pena
May, 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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