Photo, Print, Drawing Williams-Tucker House, 3601 Avenue P, Galveston, Galveston County, TX
About this Item
- Williams-Tucker House, 3601 Avenue P, Galveston, Galveston County, TX
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- - Significance: This building is one of the few structures of the first years of Galveston that stands today. It is important because of its age, but more so because of its owner, Samuel May Williams. He was an important figure in the colonial period of Texas, serving as Stephen F. Austin's secretary in colonial affairs. Most important, however, Williams and his partner, Thomas F. McKinney, with great personal sacrifice, secured money of their personal loan for the government of the Republic of Texas and thereby insured the success of that government which at the time was without funds and unable to secure loans. Williams was also Texas' first banker, opening the Commercial and Agricultural Bank in 1847, and a leading pioneer businessman.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-164
- - Survey number: HABS TX-297
- Photo(s): 5
- Measured Drawing(s): 6
- Data Page(s): 9
- Photo Caption Page(s): 1
Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS TEX,84-GALV,42-
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator. Williams-Tucker House,Avenue P, Galveston, Galveston County, TX. Galveston Galveston County Texas, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/tx0094/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C. (1933) Williams-Tucker House,Avenue P, Galveston, Galveston County, TX. Galveston Galveston County Texas, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/tx0094/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator. Williams-Tucker House,Avenue P, Galveston, Galveston County, TX. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/tx0094/>.