Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
P.O. Box 1401
San Antonio, Texas 78295-1401
1 document box. 4 oversize items.
Letters, certificates, patent records, clippings, and a photograph documenting significant events in the lives of family members. Materials include early records (1857-1885), relating to Max Neuendorff, a German immigrant to Texas, and his marriage to Maria Antonia Menchaca, member of a prominent local family, and several certificates concerning his appointment to various positions. Most of the later items are associated with Neuendorff's son, John B. Neuendorff, including several patents issued to him for various devices and processes, and letters related to his inventing efforts. Also includes a photograph of a portrait of Jose Antonio Menchaca.