The Resource Austin, Texas Police Department records of the Charles Whitman mass murder case

Austin, Texas Police Department records of the Charles Whitman mass murder case

Label
Austin, Texas Police Department records of the Charles Whitman mass murder case, 1966-2000,
Title
Austin, Texas Police Department records of the Charles Whitman mass murder case
Inclusive dates
1966-2000,
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In addition to APD documentation, the collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and audio recordings from various sources related to the crime and investigation
Action
Description and physical processing completed
Biographical or historical data
Materials documenting the mass murder committed by Charles Whitman from The University of Texas Tower on August 1, 1966.
Cataloging source
TXG
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Austin (Tex.)
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  • Whitman, Charles Joseph
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Mass murderers
  • Mass murder
  • Snipers
  • Victims of crimes
  • Witnesses
Label
Austin, Texas Police Department records of the Charles Whitman mass murder case
Instantiates
Control code
ocm49915855
Cumulative index finding aids
Unpublished finding aid available at the Austin History Center; research guide available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/library/ahc/whitmat.htm .
Extent
  • 11
  • (4.5
Governing access note
Copies of original documents available for research during the Austin History Center's public service hours. Appointments to view original documents can be made with the Manuscripts Curator
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I. Records created by the Austin Police Department. II. Copies of records from other institutions. III. Writings and personal effects of Charles Whitman. IV. Newspaper articles, post-event interest, and other records.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADG-4836
Type of unit
  • boxes
  • linear feet)
Label
Austin, Texas Police Department records of the Charles Whitman mass murder case
Control code
ocm49915855
Cumulative index finding aids
Unpublished finding aid available at the Austin History Center; research guide available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/library/ahc/whitmat.htm .
Extent
  • 11
  • (4.5
Governing access note
Copies of original documents available for research during the Austin History Center's public service hours. Appointments to view original documents can be made with the Manuscripts Curator
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I. Records created by the Austin Police Department. II. Copies of records from other institutions. III. Writings and personal effects of Charles Whitman. IV. Newspaper articles, post-event interest, and other records.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADG-4836
Type of unit
  • boxes
  • linear feet)

Library Locations

    • Austin History Center Borrow it
      810 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271703300000 -97.745890600000
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