Adolphus Hotel Records, 1910-1970

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Descriptive Summary

  • Title: Adolphus Hotel,
  • Dates: 1910-1970
  • Abstract: This is a collection of 3 scrapbooks and scrapbook material.
  • Quantity: 1 microfilm reel (25 feet)
  • Biographical Sketch:

    The 20-story Adolphus Hotel was constructed in downtown Dallas, Texas, by beer magnate Adolphus Busch between 1910 and 1912. Since its restoration to its original grandeur in 1981, the hotel has remained a popular attraction.

    Scope and Content:

    Includes scrapbooks containing advertisements, newspaper articles, correspondence, and financial papers relating to the history of the Adolphus Hotel.


    Open for research.

    Index Terms:

    The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.


  • Music -- Texas -- Dallas
  • Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Texas
  • Hotels -- Texas
  • Taverns (Inns) -- Texas
  • Tourism -- Texas
  • Advertising -- Texas -- Hotels
  • Subjects (Persons)

  • Busch, Adolphus
  • Subjects (Places)

  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.)
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    Preferred Citation:

    Adolphus Hotel Papers, 1910-1970, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas