Thomson, R. M. (Company), 1880-1925 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Thomson, R. M. (Company), 1880-1925Add to your cart.

ID: B/17

Extent: 37.0 Volumes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Blotter book copies of personal and business correspondence including the Thomson and Donman company in Austin, Texas.

Collection Historical Note

Rector McDonald Thomson (R.M) was born January 1849 to Thomas Coke Thomson and Mary Jane Chriesman.  He was the grandson of Horatio Chriesman, the chief surveyor for the Stephen F. Autin Colony and served as Alcalde in the Colony.  Thomson married Mary Belle Bowers in 1881.  He died in Austin, Texas on April 11, 1944.

Thomson was a prominent cattleman of Texas in the early days.  During his early manhood he held a contract with the state in location of 1,000,000 acers of land for the University of Texas under an act of the legislature granting that institution a land grant of that size.  On part of the land that Thomson located is the famous Reagan County oil field which had yielded immense royalties to the university.


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[Volume 1: January 13, 1880 - April 3, 1881],
[Volume 2: April 4, 1881 - September 16, 1881],
[Volume 3: September 16, 1881 - February 2, 1882],
[Volume 4: February 1, 1882 - August 9, 1882],
[Volume 5: August 8, 1882 - December 13, 1882],
[Volume 6: December 13, 1882 - May 25, 1883],
[Volume 7: February 2, 1885 - June 8, 1886],
[Volume 8: June 7, 1886 - November 25, 1888],
[Volume 9: November 1, 1888 - July 18, 1891],
[Volume 10: July 4, 1891 - February 13, 1893],
[Volume 11: February 15, 1893 - June 14, 1894],
[Volume 12: June 16, 1894 - January 14, 1895],
[Volume 13: April 18, 1895 - August 13, 1896],
[Volume 14: June 13, 1896 - August 15, 1897],
[Volume 15: August 10, 1897 - December 2, 1897],
[Volume 16: December 3, 1897 - November 4, 1898],
[Volume 17: November 5, 1898 - December 31, 1899],
[Volume 18: January 5, 1900 - February 6, 1901],
[Volume 19: February 8, 1901 - November 20, 1902],
[Volume 20: November 21, 1902 - June 1, 1904],
[Volume 21: June 3, 1904 - March 17, 1905],
[Volume 22: March 18, 1905 - April 17, 1906],
[Volume 23: April 9, 1906 - June 18, 1907],
[Volume 24: July 15, 1907 - June 29, 1908],
[Volume 25: July 1, 1908 - May 17, 1909],
[Volume 26: May 18, 1909 - November 8, 1910],
[Volume 27: Anders L. Mordt Co., May 15, 1909 - November 29, 1911],
[Volume 28: October 11, 1910 - December 30, 1911],
[Volume 29: January 1, 1912 - December 1, 1912],
[Volume 30: December 1, 1912 - December 1, 1913],
[Volume 31: December 1, 1913 - November 9, 1914],
[Volume 32: November 9, 1914 - January 29, 1916],
[Volume 33: January 30, 1916 - July 5, 1916],
[Volume 34: July 1, 1916 - March 29, 1917],
[Volume 35: April 2, 1917 - October 16, 1918],
[Volume 36: October 16, 1918 - December 24, 1919],
[Volume 37: December 26, 1919 - February 23, 1925],
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Volume 27: Anders L. Mordt Co., May 15, 1909 - November 29, 1911Add to your cart.

Browse by Volume:

[Volume 1: January 13, 1880 - April 3, 1881],
[Volume 2: April 4, 1881 - September 16, 1881],
[Volume 3: September 16, 1881 - February 2, 1882],
[Volume 4: February 1, 1882 - August 9, 1882],
[Volume 5: August 8, 1882 - December 13, 1882],
[Volume 6: December 13, 1882 - May 25, 1883],
[Volume 7: February 2, 1885 - June 8, 1886],
[Volume 8: June 7, 1886 - November 25, 1888],
[Volume 9: November 1, 1888 - July 18, 1891],
[Volume 10: July 4, 1891 - February 13, 1893],
[Volume 11: February 15, 1893 - June 14, 1894],
[Volume 12: June 16, 1894 - January 14, 1895],
[Volume 13: April 18, 1895 - August 13, 1896],
[Volume 14: June 13, 1896 - August 15, 1897],
[Volume 15: August 10, 1897 - December 2, 1897],
[Volume 16: December 3, 1897 - November 4, 1898],
[Volume 17: November 5, 1898 - December 31, 1899],
[Volume 18: January 5, 1900 - February 6, 1901],
[Volume 19: February 8, 1901 - November 20, 1902],
[Volume 20: November 21, 1902 - June 1, 1904],
[Volume 21: June 3, 1904 - March 17, 1905],
[Volume 22: March 18, 1905 - April 17, 1906],
[Volume 23: April 9, 1906 - June 18, 1907],
[Volume 24: July 15, 1907 - June 29, 1908],
[Volume 25: July 1, 1908 - May 17, 1909],
[Volume 26: May 18, 1909 - November 8, 1910],
[Volume 27: Anders L. Mordt Co., May 15, 1909 - November 29, 1911],
[Volume 28: October 11, 1910 - December 30, 1911],
[Volume 29: January 1, 1912 - December 1, 1912],
[Volume 30: December 1, 1912 - December 1, 1913],
[Volume 31: December 1, 1913 - November 9, 1914],
[Volume 32: November 9, 1914 - January 29, 1916],
[Volume 33: January 30, 1916 - July 5, 1916],
[Volume 34: July 1, 1916 - March 29, 1917],
[Volume 35: April 2, 1917 - October 16, 1918],
[Volume 36: October 16, 1918 - December 24, 1919],
[Volume 37: December 26, 1919 - February 23, 1925],
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