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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 Maury Maverick's research material on Texas history. Included are notes, copies, and transcriptions of source material and correspondence gathered into notebooks on specific research topics. Subject matter includes experimental use of camels in Texas, Mormon settlements in Texas, and the Gutierrez-Magee expedition.


Correspondence, Research notes

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Maverick (Maury Jr.) Research Papers,  1857-1964



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