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Author Evans, Ira Hobart, 1844-1923.

Title Ira Hobart Evans papers 1867-1913.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 1, box 1/2     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 1, box 4     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 1     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 2     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 4     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 5     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 6     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 7     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 8     LIB USE ONLY
 McFarlin Special Collections (Remote Storage)  Coll. No. 1976.019  series 2, box 9     LIB USE ONLY

Descript 23 document boxes plus 8 oversize items.
Organized into six series: I. Brazos Internal Improvement and Navigation company; II. Espuela Land and Cattle Company; III. International and Great Northern Railroad Company; IV. New York and Texas Land Company; V. Texas Land Company; and VI. Texas Land Syndicate.
Note This material is open for research use by any registered reader. This material is housed off-site and will require special arrangements for anticipated use. Contact the Department of Special Collections.
Summary Collection consists of business correspondence; financial records and ledgers; land purchases; expenditures; leases; lists of stockholders and land scrip holders; and executive committee, board of directors, and/or stockholder meeting minutes all documenting the negotiations for acquisition and disbursement of Texas lands in the 1850s through the early 1900s. The companies involved are the New York and Texas Land Company, the Texas Land Company, The Texas Land Syndicate, the International and Great Northern Railroad Company, the Brazos Internal Improvement and Navigation Company, and the Espuela Land and Cattle Company.
Note Ira Hobart Evans (1844-1923) was general manager of the Texas Land Company, secretary of the International and Great Northern Railroad Company, and President of the New York and Texas Land Company.
Finding Aids Detailed finding aid available in the Department of Special Collections.
Subject Evans, Ira Hobart, 1844-1923.
Baker, William R., 1820-1890.
Ennis, Cornelius.
Grow, Galusha A. (Galusha Aaron), 1823-1907.
Hutchins, William J., 1813-1884.
Phelps, William Walter.
Pierce, Abel Head, 1834-1900.
Rice, William Marsh, 1816-1900.
Thorn, Samuel.
Wetmore, Jacob S.
Brazos Internal Improvement and Navigation Company.
Espuela Land and Cattle Company.
International & Great Northern Railroad.
New York and Texas Land Company.
Texas Land Company.
Texas Land Syndicate.
Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- Texas.
Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Texas.
Land tenure -- Texas.
Land grants -- Texas.
Land subdivision -- Texas.
Railroad law -- Texas.