de Bona, Leonard, Papers, 1887-1903 and undated
Creator: Bona, Leonard de
Title: Leonard de Bona Papers
Dates: 1887-1903 and undated
Abstract: The papers of Leonard de Bona, dating from 1887-1903 and undated, contain letters relating to his Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store. Most letters are from neighboring Texas communities ordering supplies.
Collection #: S 1762.1
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear foot)
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University
Leonard de Bona was a businessman in Eagle Pass, Texas, possibly of Italian descent, who ran a hardware and supply store in that area for nearly 20 years.
Scope and Content
Collection of correspondence relating to Leonard de Bona's Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store from 1887-1903 and undated. Approximately 500 letters, varying states of condition, some browning.
An important archive for a Hispanic businessman on the border in Eagle Pass, Texas, with nearly 500 letters, most from neighboring Texas Communities and order supplies.
The collection is organized by correspondence and chronologically
Open for research.
The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Leonard de Bona Papers, 1887-1903 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Collection accession #(s): 2012-0198-X
Processed by: Whitney Farmer, 2012
- Folder 1, 1887-1888
- Folder 2, January 13, 1889 - May 31, 1889
- Folder 3, June 2, 1889 - July 31, 1889
- Folder 4, August, 1889
- Folder 5, September, 1889
- Folder 6, October, 1889
- Folder 7, November, 1889
- Folder 8, December, 1889
- Folder 9, 1890-1894
- Folder 10, 1895
- Folder 11, June 15, 1903
- Folder 12, Undated