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Oran M. Roberts, 20 years old in college

Title: Oran M. Roberts, 20 years old in college

 

Creator: Unknown

 

Date: ca. 1870s

 

Part Of: Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection

 

Description: Cabinet card is a reproduction of an earlier portrait of Oran M. Roberts at age 20. Oran Milo Roberts (1815-1898), lawyer, governor of Texas, Senator and President of Texas Secession Convention in Austin, was instrumental in passing the ordinance that caused Texas to secede from the Union in 1861. In postwar years, Roberts served as Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and was elected governor of the state for two terms, beginning in 1878. There are several other portraits of O. M. Roberts in the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection. (Source: Lawrence T. Jones III)

 

Physical Description: 1 print on cabinet card mount; 16.5 x 10.5 cm.

 

File: ag2008_0005_3_2_175_c_roberts_opt.jpg

 

Rights: Please cite DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University when using this file. A high-resolution version of this file may be obtained for a fee. For details see the sites.smu.edu/cul/degolyer/research/permissions/ web page. For other information, contact degolyer@smu.edu.

 

For more information, see: digitalcollections.smu.edu/u?/jtx,3640

 

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Taken circa 1870