James Lockhart Autry family papers (MS 003)

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James Lockhart Autry family papers (MS 003)


Photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia related to the James Lockhart Autry family of Texas (1875-present) and of North Carolina (1832), Tennessee (1824-1840) and Mississippi (1840-1875) show the life style of a family who moved into Texas and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston. James Lockhart Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of Fidelity Trust Company, and vice-president and general counsel of the American Republics Corporation.


Rice University

Date Created



Rebecca Russell

Collection Items

Dedication of Autry House, November 6, 1921
Program of the dedication ceremony for Autry House, a memorial to James Lockhart Autry.

Autry House, exterior view
Black and white photograph with Autry House in the background, parked cars and bystanders in the middle, and an area of off-road dirt scored by tires in the foreground.

Allie May Autry Kelley, portrait as a young woman
Head and shoulders portrait. Black and white.

Autry Court dedication invitation
Allie May Autry Kelley donated $250,000 to the gymnasium and field house fund in honor of her mother, Mrs. James L. Autry

Autry family with Winton car
Front seat: chauffeur on left, James Lockhart Autry, III, on right. Back seat left to right: James Lockhart Autry, II, Allie Kinsloe Autry, and Allie May Autry.

President Edgar Odell Lovett luncheon invitation to James Lockhart Autry
President of Rice Institute, Edgar Odell Lovett, invited James Lockhart Autry to a luncheon honoring William Howard Taft.
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