Includes correspondence, financial material, legal
material, literary productions, genealogical material, minutes, photographs, printed
material, scrapbook material, and memorabilia. The collection bulks (1935-1960) with
correspondence dealing with quarter horses. There are lesser amounts of personal material,
including Salem, Texas, Cemetery Association minutes, land deeds, and Sunday school
Nail, Robert E. Foundation
Contains correspondence, military papers, literary
productions, scrapbooks, and photographs of Robert E. Nail. Also includes letters,
literary productions, and historical files of Etta Soule and the Clarke and Biggs
families; general personal papers of other individuals; general business records; records
of Shackelford County government; and assorted material on the area's history and the Fort
Consists of the page proofs, which have editing
notes, for Evolution of a University: Texas Tech's First Fifty Years.
Nash, Robert (Bob) A.
collection contains research files from the estate of Robert “Bob” Nash
concerning his research into Nicholas M. Nolan. Some files are
correspondence inquiring about Nolan plus a few other miscellaneous files
generated by Paul H. Carlson for his book The Buffalo Soldier Tragedy of
1877. The Nicholas Nolan files are photocopied materials from the
National Archive. For further details, click here:
Includes correspondence between Nash and Texas
Governor Pat M. Neff, as well as the patent and other items on the Nash Cooling Safe.
Nash was the inventor of the Nash Cooling Safe (1899), for which he received a
Includes printed material, maps, photographs, and
scrapbook material relating to Tom Green County and San Angelo, Texas, especially to
frontier defense and Mexican-Americans. The collection also includes genealogical material
on the Walter family, materials from Nasworthy's experience with Texas state historical
organizations, and materials (including obituary notices) concerning early citizens of San
Collection of printed material of the National
Collegiate Athletic Association such as manuals, convention material, annual reports,
yearbooks, directories, committee handbooks, historic and descriptive documents, studies,
surveys, analyses, recruiting, compliance, student athlete information, faculty
information, media relations, championships, baseball, basketball, football, golf,
swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and periodicals. The collection
is organized by subjects.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Contains NCAA championship logos for 1998 and two NCAA championship record books for 1996-1997 and 1997-1998. Texas Tech University is a Division I member of the NCAA. The NCAA is a nation-wide athletic organization set up to monitor athletic programs from collegiate schools. They monitor the schools compliance, student, media relations, recruiting, sports, officiating, and championship regulations.
Contains correspondence, general files, legislative
material, and printed material. These records include letters to legislators, speakers,
and local media such as Lloyd Bentsen, Alice Paul, Jimmy Carter, Joan Roberts, Edna Gott,
Augustus F. Hawkins, George Mahon, Elmer L. Tarbox, James E. Laney, Kent Hance, Bill
Clayton, Wayne Peveto, Froy Salinas, Parren Mitchell, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Joe Robbins,
Shirley Wright, Michael Essell, Cloris Miller, Bob Vale, Sue McBee, Felix McDonald, and
Naphtali DeLeon. Also contains copies of newsletters from other chapters in Texas and
other states which reflect specific concerns. Bulks (1974-1978) with general files and
National Organization for Women (Lubbock, Tex. Chapter)
Contains the records of the operation and activities of the Lubbock Chapter of the
National Organization for Women (NOW). This
includes membership lists, financial documents, meeting minutes and correspondence. Other material relates to issues important to the
NOW movement such as abortion rights, pornography, the Equal Rights Amendment, pay equity,
lesbianism, and sexual harassment. A range of
printed material is contained including newspaper clippings, chapter and national
newsletters, and conference flyers and programs. For further
details, click here:
Collection contains surface weather observation
charts from November 1946- June 1993.
Includes handwritten and typed submissions to the
pioneer section, newsclippings, photographs, personal papers, correspondence relating to
women's clubs, and a small file dealing with cancer and tuberculosis. Of particular
interest is the original manuscript of Jess Morris' "XIT Cowboy Polka," and
letters from Morris to the Fort Worth newspaper, Star Telegram.
Collection contains correspondence, tent show material, and a script. Jim Neal is the copy editor for the San Diego Union-Tribune. His parents, Ed and Iva Rue Neal were tent show actors in the 1920s. Mr. Neal moonlights as an actor and has appeared in several stage productions.
Materials are a Family Bible (1833), locks of hair, and genealogical information on the family. Sue Neel is a relative of the Masterson family. The Masterson Family records are housed at the Southwest Collection. They were a pioneer Texas ranching family, owners of the JY Ranch, and breeders of Aberdeen Angus cattle. After three generations in the family the ranch was sold to Lawrence of San Antonio, Texas.
item is a 56-page manuscript entitled “In Citizen’s Garb: Acculturation of
the Comanche People, 1867-1901,” a monograph by Bill Neeley.
Neely, Corinne Jowell Jennings
Consists of 3 notebooks of genealogical material and
4 scrapbooks of Texas history material. Family histories are for the Jowell and other
related families. Texas history material concerns pioneers and ranching in Deaf Smith and
Palo Pinto counties. Includes newspaper articles written by Mrs. Neely.
Consists of a high school theme containing
information about the social and political life of the following tribes: Apache,
Blackfeet, Cherokee, Comanche, Crow, Kiowa, Nez Perce, Seneca, Shoshoni, Sioux, and Ute.
Reproductions of the photographs are located in the Southwest Collection.
Consists of the annual report of the 1950
Neighborhood Improvement contest in Dell City, Texas, and information on the history of
this community. Dell City, Texas, was incorporated in 1948 in Hudspeth County.
Neighbours, Kenneth F.
The item is a CD copy with an image of Kenneth Neighbours on his Tennessee walking horse, “Princess,” ca. 1981 or 1982. Kenneth F. Neighbours, Ph.D., is a Texas historian and retired professor from Midwestern State University at Wichita Falls, Texas. He has written numerous articles and two books: Indian Exodus: Texas Indian Affairs, 1835-1859 (1973) and Robert Simpson Neighbors and the Texas Frontier, 1836-1859 (1974). He has been active with the West Texas Historical Association and the Texas State Historical Association. During his spare time he rides his horses as recreation.
Includes personal photograph albums of Mrs. Nelson's
family, friends, and college years, a scrapbook containing newsclippings on area history,
a scrapbook of Mrs. Nelson's honeymoon, and a manuscript of an unpublished book relevant
to the Texas Panhandle's history.
Bulks contain correspondence and printed material
(1886-1989) with much of it relating to Nelson's involvement in the cotton industry, and
with newsclippings and other printed items relating to water conservation and development.
Also contains material relating to Joyce Morgan (his wife) and her involvement in the
Social Order of the Beauceant, where she held the office of National president from 1986
to 1987, as well as Florace Nelson's (his mother) scrapbook material relating her
involvement in the Eastern Star.
Includes copies of programs of band concerts and
clinics in which Nevins participated, plus newsclippings of these events, as well as World
War II headlines.
New Mexico. Department of Education
Collection of publications from the State of New Mexico Department of Education such as handbooks to secondary and primary schools, handbooks for administrators and teachers, manuals for improving instructions, regulation booklets for school bus drivers, and public education awareness.
New Mexico. State Engineer Office
The collection consists entirely of printed material
dealing with New Mexico's natural resources, and bulks (1951-1975) with catalogs
describing New Mexico's water resources.
New Mexico. Territorial Irrigation Engineer
Contains correspondence and technical reports of the
New Mexico Territorial Irrigation Engineer. The New Mexico Commission of Irrigation
and Water Rights was created by the Territorial Legislature on March 18, 1897, for the
purpose of investigating irrigation and water rights throughout New Mexico and
recommending legislation for the state. This resulted in the 1899 Board of
Public Lands Act, to which an Irrigation Commission was attached, and the creation of the
office of Territorial Irrigation Engineer. The 1899 act was repealed by the 1907
Legislature, which passed the basic water rights legislation that still governs use and
appropriation of public waters in New Mexico. The Territorial Engineer was retained to
supervise the control, appropriation, and distribution of water, aided by a Board of Water
Consists of photocopies of typescripts of four
diaries: Samuel Newcomb, January 1 - December 21, 1865, and January 1 - August 26, 1866;
and Susan Newcomb, August 1, 1865 - May 16, 1869, and January 1, 1871 - June 1, 1873.
These diaries are also available on microfilm; the originals are contained in the Anne
Watts Baker collection.
The collection bulks with printed material that
pertain to the society. Of particular interest are essays pertaining to U.S. corporations.
Consists of a scrapbook dealing with the Texas
Technological College football teams of 1931 and 1932. Nichols was a college student
and athlete who lettered in football at Texas Technological College.
Includes newsclippings, photographs, and scrapbook
material concerning Nicklaus' career as coach and football player. The collection bulks
(1925-1928) with newsclippings and photographs from the first three football seasons at
Texas Technological College.
Contains a hotel register dating from 1889-1893. The
register in its entirety can be viewed among the
Southwest Collection's digital
Contains five scrapbooks filled with newspaper
clippings concerning San Angelo, Texas, Fort Concho, cattle brands and trails, Texas
governors, and Texas history.
Contains a tax roll for the city of Nixon, the City
of Nixon Criminal Docket, Corporation Court, and the Justice of the Peace Criminal Docket
for Gonzales County (Nixon).
Consists of a 1912 accounts receivable ledger used by the Noble Brothers Grocery in Plainview, Texas.
Nolan, Nicholas Merrick
Consists of Nordyke's article on the closure of the
Matador Land and Cattle Company and the breakup of the ranch. The article was clipped from
the Amarillo Daily News, July 25, 1951.
Consists of newsclippings and scrapbook material.
Pioneer rancher and horseman, Norfleet was born in Lampasas, Texas, in 1865. He
worked as the first foreman of the Spade Ranch until he saved enough money to start his
own ranch in 1904. Norfleet was swindled out of $30,000 in 1919, and began a 15-year
manhunt that resulted in the capture of an estimated 100 men, and Norfleet being nicknamed
"The Little Tiger" by a national magazine that covered the story. His
experiences are outlined in an autobiography, entitled "Norfleet." Married to
Elza Huggins in 1894, the couple had 3 children. He retired to Hale Center, Texas, in
1954. Norfleet died in 1967.
Items include a letter
written in 1863 by A. E. Northcutt to his father John Robinson Northcutt of
Alabama during the Civil War. A news clipping accompanies the letter discussing
the Northcutt family and the Civil War letter: "Last Letter Home From Trooper
in Civil War Now a Prized Possession" Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Jan. 5,
1936). Also includes a photocopied 30-page genealogy entitled "Northcutt and
Allied Families" by Dolly Northcutt and Amelia Sparkman Castleberry (Morris
Company, Longview, Texas, 1938).
Norris, J. Frank
The item is a scrapbook
full of news clippings, cards, and articles concerning the missionary
efforts of Dr. J. Frank Norris a noted Baptist minister. Some of the
clippings concern Homer Duncan’s missionary outreach.
Nuclear Waste Management
Collection of bound and unbound materials, policy readers, proceedings, publications, and articles from the Office of Nuclear Waste Isolation and U. S. Department of Energy concerning the disposal of nuclear waste in safe zones and its management. The policies established by the U. S. Federal government effect the environment and its natural surrounding including the people, wildlife, and natural resources such as water. The U. S. Federal government has conducted studies through the years in search of safe isolated areas that do not endanger the environment. States from Texas, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona were part of their studies for disposing of nuclear waste deep underground in salt repositories. For further details, click here: Nuclear.
Nuclear Waste Task Force, Inc.
Is comprised of correspondence concerning the Nuclear
Waste Task Force, Inc. Also contains information on Congressman Edward Marky and his
involvement in the task force. Included in the correspondence is a memorandum about the
Sole Source Aquifer.
Nunn, J. Lindsay
Collection manly contains railroad time tables of the
Amtrak, Burlington, Frisco, Katy, Rock Island, Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, Southern
Railway System, St. Louis Southwestern, and the Texas and Pacific. All were railways that
ran through Texas.
Collection pertains to the Nunn Family of Kentucky and the Texas Panhandle. Among other things, the Nunns built up the Amarillo Daily News and later established the Nunn-Warren Publishing Company.
The papers of Archie Nystel consist of Bar Exam materials,
correspondence, educational and military records, sheet music, ledgers,
artifacts, and various printed materials related to the personal life, and
military, law, and business careers of Archie Nystel. A number of books
related to piloting (civil and military) are included, as well as four Texas
Tech University La Ventana yearbooks from 1938-1941.
The records of the Nystel Realty Company contain business documents and
related material pertaining to a number of Nystel Realty Company’s clients
and partners. This includes correspondence, legal documents such as probate
records, mineral rights maps and other maps, newspapers, and assorted
printed material related to the company’s operations. Nystel’s high school
and college diplomas are also included.
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