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BAUER, J. H. VON (?–?). J. H. von Bauer, a land surveyor, left Europe in 1844 and traveled to Texas in 1845. He was a charter member of the Naturforschender Verein, organized by early German settlers at New Braunfels to study the natural sciences.


S. W. Geiser, "A Century of Scientific Exploration in Texas," Field and Laboratory 7 (January 1939). Solms-Braunfels Archives (transcripts, Sophienburg Museum, New Braunfels, Texas; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin).

Clinton P. Hartmann


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Clinton P. Hartmann, "BAUER, J. H. VON," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.