Description: The Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature was created by William De Ryee and R.E. Moore and published by Miner, Lambert & Perry of Austin, Texas, in 1860. The album includes 129 individual albumen portraits of members of the 8th Texas Legislature and other state officials, including Governors Hardin R. Runnels and Sam Houston, Lieutenant Governor Edward Clark, and Speaker Marion DeKalb Taylor. Accompanying many of the portraits are the name of the county each member represented in the legislature and biographical information.
Citation information: (Identify the page or photo), Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: This collection is a single bound album. Images are arranged with governor, lieutenant governor, senators, senate staff, speaker, and representatives. The senators and representatives are roughly in alphabetical order.
Copyright information: Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).