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Maury Maverick, Jr. (1921-2003) represented his native San Antonio as a liberal Democrat in the Texas House of Representatives from 1951 to 1957. During his career as a lawyer, he focused on civil rights, civil liberties, and pro bono cases. In 1980, he also became a columnist for the San Antonio Express-News.

The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and printed material related to the effort to move the remains of Dr. Joseph H. Barnard (1804-1861), a survivor of the Goliad Massacre, from Canada to the State Cemetery in Austin, Texas.


Correspondence, Legal documents

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Maverick (Maury Jr.) Papers on the Reinterment of Joseph H. Barnard, 1979-1982



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