Contains scrapbooks composed of newspaper clippings dealing with farming
and the Paetzolds' vegetable production.
Consists of the hotel guest register for June 5-September 22, 1888.
Political cartoons and other newsclippings from 1898 have been pasted over the first 19
leaves of the register.
Consists of correspondence and miscellaneous records relating to
Palomares in Reynosa, Mexico.
This collection has been artificially created. Consists of photocopied
letters and legal documents, some dating from the Spanish Colonial period, pertaining to
the Yaqui country in northwestern Mexico.
Contains minutes, notices, and photographs of the women's club in
Pandale, Texas, and the club's related travel (1951-1972).
Includes four large time charts that list the times of arrival and departures of the trains.
Santa Fe Railway
Includes a ledger concerning the railway.
Collection consists of correspondence dealing with Panhandle Steele
Products Company in 1988. Also includes publications from 1947-1950.
Items are publicity materials and general information about the Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas. The Pantex Plant was established in 1942 as a conventional ammunition plant. After World War II, the 16,000 acre site was donated to Texas Tech, but later reclaimed by the Atomic Energy Commission. Today, the plant is the only active nuclear weapons assembly facility in the United States.
Parker, Allie Rae
Collection is a Hemphill-Wells Candy Box and several name cards from invitations. Also includes photocopies of Mrs. Parkers La Ventana yearbook which has hand written notes. The La Ventana is Texas Tech Universitys yearbook. Mrs. Allie Rae Collins Parker, originally of Claude, Texas is now living in Lubbock. She earned her bachelors degree in economics and marketing in 1933 and her Masters in 1950, both from Texas Technical College. Her husband, Robert M. Parker, graduated with a Masters in mathematics from Texas Tech in 1933. Hemphill-Wells was one of Lubbock huge department stores located downtown before they relocated to the South Plains Mall.
Parker, T. A.
Collection primarily concerns the Parker family and friends, as well as
there numerous travel experiences in the southwestern region of the United States and
Contains correspondence, financial material, legal material, minutes,
literary productions, and printed and scrapbook material relating to Parr's life and
career as a ranch manager and school board official. Also includes a short
autobiographical sketch on his early life and career.
Parrish, Sterling J.
A 16" x 12" scrapbook kept by Lubbock State Senator Sterling J. Parrish. It is filled with news clippings of his political career.Sterling J. Parrish was a Lubbock, Texas native and Texas State Senator. He was born in Crosby County, Texas and lived there until 1923. His father Pink L. Parrish moved the family to Lubbock. He is a graduate of Texas Technological College. He ran for the State Senate race in the early 1940s from the 30th Senatorial District of Texas at the age of 38 years.
Parsley, Bill J.
collection includes two scrapbooks concerning Bill J. Parsley and his
political career as Texas State Representative with the 58th and 59th
Legislature from 1962 to 1965. They are mostly news clippings, some
certificates, resolutions and photographs.
Patrons of Husbandry. Texas State Grange
Consists primarily of printed material and includes some correspondence.
All material relates to Grange activities, concerns, and policies. Of particular interest
are circular letters to the membership calling for the movement's revival in the 1880s.
Consists of scrapbooks relating to Mrs. Patterson's school and rodeo
career in Texas and New Mexico from 1956 to 1968. Also includes photographs, newspaper
clippings, certificates, programs, and correspondence.
Includes correspondence, a diary, financial material,
literary productions, photographs, printed material, and scrapbook material. Bulks
(1964-1975) with manuscripts and scripts dealing with Patterson's literary productions.
Items are a manuscript on Paul Patterson and Elmer Kelton and some publications on Mr. Patterson. Paul Patterson is a teacher, author, folklorist, and former cowboy. After earning a degree in education from Sul Ross State University, he taught in various high schools, including Crane, Marfa, Sanderson, and Sierra Blanca. One of his students at Crane was Elmer Kelton, a western writer. Mr. Patterson and Mr. Kelton have maintained a life-long friendship.
Bulks (1928-1930) with printed material from the General Federation of
Women's Clubs and the Women's Christian Temperance Union. Includes a ledger (1966-1969)
listing daily expenses. Also contains medical records, some family correspondence, and a
post card of the Christian Church in Benjamin.
Includes a scrapbook containing captioned photographs of the first
geology field trip undertaken by Texas Technological College. There also exist related
clippings and cards not listed on the inventory.
Consists of a scrapbook concerning the 1904 gubernatorial election in
Colorado. Information centers on election campaigns of incumbent Governor James H. Peabody
and challenger Alva Adams.
Includes photographs of family members and of business dealings with the
wool and fur trade, pamphlets dealing with county histories, and newspaper clippings on
the wool industry.
The collection bulks (1917-1970) with scrapbook
material (pamphlets, programs, newsclippings, correspondence, etc.) dealing with various
aspects of Jack County, Texas history. It also includes photocopies and typescripts of
articles and original historical documents, some dating back to the 1870s, such as the
constitution and by-laws of the Anti-Horse Thief Association.
Includes correspondence dealing with the publication
of Lane of the Llano, Being the story of Jim (Lane) Cook as Told to T. M. Pearce,
galleys for the book, and copies of the published review.
The collection contains correspondence, nineteen
pastor's books, printed material, legal material, and scrapbook material. The bulk of the
material pertains to Pearce's activities as a minister and his relationship with the
Methodist Church. Also includes a diary relating to a Mediterranean cruise and tour of
Palestine in 1926, and material concerning family history.
Includes literary productions, newsclippings,
correspondence, and articles from historical journals. Much of the material relates to
Pearce's book on the Matador Land and Cattle Company, and to work done with Carl Coke
Rister on Rister's book about the oil industry. Contains correspondence regarding academic
and administrative affairs at Texas Tech University. Also contains accounts of
archaeological expeditions to sand hill sites in Bailey and Lamb counties of Texas (1932)
and in Mexico (1940). Includes two literary productions by Pearce's mother, Annie E. Bates
Pearce, dealing with life on the High Plains in the early twentieth century.
Includes material detailing the history of Lake Ransom Canyon from
brochures, newsclippings, maps, and scrapbooks. Also includes a brief genealogy of the
Terrell Pearson Family.
Pearson, Neale J.
Collection contains mostly publications on a political issues such as labor statistics, solidarity, the Texas Observer, and ideology characteristics of Texas Political Activists. Dr. Neale J. Pearson is a retired political science professor from Texas Tech University. He has been involved with the local political issues of the City of Lubbock, Texas as an observer and participant.
Item is a ledger book, which records acknowledgments of notarized items, mostly from land owners in Potter County, Texas, listing cost and dates from 1915-1931. Also includes some of Pearsons certificates as a Notary Public and a receipt for a membership due in the National Democratic Victory Club (1924). Perry S. Pearson was a notary public for Potter County, Texas from the years 1915-1931. He worked from an office building in Amarillo, Texas.
Peavy, Sterling Alexander
Collection contains memorabilia items, printed materials, and scrapbook materials. They include an USO patch and war service medal, awards and certificates, family history, identification cards, and Santa Fe Railway notebooks. Sterling Alexander "Squire" Peavy was born October 21, 1889 at Kerrville, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University and went to work for the Santa Fe Railway as an office engineer in 1912. In 1919 he was transferred to Slaton, Texas. He retired in 1959 after over 39 years of service. Mr. Peavy was very active in Masonic affairs, the Slaton School Board, and the Chamber of Commerce. Sterling Alexander Peavy passed away on May 3, 1959, at the age of 74.
Pecos Chamber of Commerce (Texas)
Contains correspondence, financial statements, budgets, agendas, and
minutes of the Pecos Chamber of Commerce.
The collection consists entirely of 1979 correspondence regarding the
(then)current status of the ongoing legal battle between Texas and New Mexico over the
allocation of the waters of the Pecos River.
Consists of correspondence, legal material, charts, minutes, and reports
pertaining to the Pecos Valley Water Conservancy District.
Contains an undated manuscript edited by Donald Peel entitled The
Emperor of the East by Philip Massinger.
Consists of obituary notices for J.T. McDaniel and handwritten drafts of
Hondo Herald newspapers (ca. 1858), published in Hondo, Medina County, Texas.
Includes correspondence and newspaper clippings, as well as family history material on the
McDaniel, Graham, and Peel families.
collection contains Eugene Pellette’s original research concerning Museum
interpretation of the histories of the Fort Worth and Denver South Plains
Railway and the towns established along the rail line. The materials
consist of company correspondence, printed material ephemera relating to the
railroad industry, maps, and Pellette’s draft manuscript. For further
details, click here:
Pendleton, Alfred M.
Consists of correspondence, printed material, and literary productions
pertaining to cotton ginning and harvesting. The collection bulks (1933-1969) with printed
material from cotton harvesting and ginning companies. Of special interest are Pendleton's
literary productions on cotton harvesting and cotton ginning. Also includes blueprints and
schematic drawings of cotton machinery provided by various manufacturers.
Peng, George T. C.
Item is a publication of the Table of Land and Water Resource Units. George Peng was a Professor of City Planning and Urban Design and Director of the Institute for Urban Studies International at Texas Tech University. Born and educated in China, he received his Masters from the University of Illinois. He completed his Doctorate in Germany. Among Dr. Pengs community planning projects for various cities, he has performed work for the City of Lubbock concerning the Overton Neighborhood.
Pertains to Penneys Naval Officers Commission dated 1942. Hulen Penney is the descendant of Lubbock pioneers and a long-time Lubbock resident. He is a businessman whose primary interests include real estate development and sales.
Pennington, Marshall L.
The collection bulks largely with material on budgets, construction,
future growth, and personnel for several universities in Texas, and with documents from
various associations of college educators and administrators. These include agendas,
notes, and minutes of meetings. Also contains correspondence with members of boards, and
material relating to Lubbock County Hospital District. A variety of printed materials such
as books, directories, blueprints, periodicals, and newsclippings are also included.
Pennington, Marshall L.
Items are correspondence, poll tax receipts, U. S. Naval documents, nametag, various news
clippings, programs, guest book and a patch. The
materials relate to Penningtons Naval career and academic career at Texas Tech
University as vice-president of business affairs. He
was active at Texas Tech and in the Lubbock community.
Contains a record book of the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene in Pearl, Texas. The collection bulks with baptism and marriage records. The Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene was established 1912 in Pearl, Texas.
P. E. O.
Chapter CF (Lubbock, Tex.)
It is a collection of twenty
scrapbooks dating from 1961-1998. The
scrapbooks contain photographs, news clippings, directories, and other miscellaneous
publications detailing the activities of the P. E. O. Chapter CF in Lubbock, Texas.
Consists of Perini Mining Company records and general business
correspondence. Bulks (1896-1966) with records relating to expired, plugged, and producing
oil leases. Records are subdivided by county and the individual lease names. Also bulks
with ledgers (1927-1962) pertaining to business finances, leases, payroll, company
minutes, and oil runs. Also contains materials related to drilling activity (1925-1955).
Subdivided by county, these include geologic reports, maps, and profit/loss statements.
Other materials include incorporation records and minutes of the Oil States Exploration
Company which operated from 1936 to 1940.
Consists of the typed manuscript of Pioneer Days: A Half-Century of
Life in Lamb County and Adjacent Communities.
Contains press releases from the Five Star Oil Report published by
petroleum News Corporation of Midland Texas. They were distributed to the West Texas Daily
from 1950-1956, the Midland Daily, 1950-1956, the West Texas-New Mexico Semi-Weekly from
1952-56, and the New Mexico Weekly from 1953-1956. The reports indicate information on the
oil and petroleum industry in Texas.
Collection includes letters from Eloise Punchard Petzel to Crosbyton
Chamber of Commerce about W. A. Craddock and family and William D. Petzel. Also contains a
letter from William D. Petzel to his daughter about his life as a pioneer.
Peysen, Raymond B.
Raymond B. Peysen served in General George Patton's Third Army during World War II with the 652nd Engineers, Company B. Patton's Third Army marched through Europe fighting the German army. Peysen played baseball during and after the war.
Consists of correspondence, printed material, financial material, and
legal material pertaining to Cotton's Original Old Technologist Society (COOTS), and
Plains Cotton Growers.
The collection includes printed financial reports, literary productions
for campus presentations--principally to engineering students, the company history and
development of trademark, and a list of Texas Tech University graduates employed by the
Includes printed material on attractions and businesses in Phoenix. Also
contains some local newspapers. Printed material on the U.S.S. Arizona, which sank in the
bombing of pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, is also included.
Item is a publication on Buddy Holly and the Picks. John and Bill Pickering, along with Bob Lapham, made up the 1950s vocal group The Picks. John and Bill performed and recorded with a family group for many years before being joined by Bob. In 1957 the group sang backup vocals for Buddy Holly and the Crickets on such hits as Maybe Baby and Oh Boy. John Pickering graduated from Texas Tech in 1957 with a degree in Petroleum Geology.
This collection contains
three letters written by Jacob Picking while in Mexico during his military
service to his brother Henry S. Picking of Somerset County, Pennsylvania. His
letters are very detailed in discussing dates and places, the soldiers in his
company, battle engagement reports, and other things of interests. It is
accompanied by a newspaper,
York) Journal dated April 8, 1847 with a lead story entitled “Battle of
Buena Vista!” The second page has a list of dispatches from General Zachary
Pierson, M. S.
Item is a daily journal of Pierson from 1861-1865 while a soldier in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He served in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. He participated in several engagements along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Coast.
Pioneer Natural Gas Company (Amarillo, Texas)
Contains the company's financial reports for 1962, 1963, and 1965, and
correspondence between the Southwest Collection and Pioneer Natural Gas Company regarding
articles by Thomas F. Cartwright and the Builders of the Southwest book.
Consists of 3 scrapbooks (1903-1976) containing photographs, newspaper
clippings, programs, correspondence, and contracts relating to Al Pitcaithley's
association with tent shows. Includes information on Harley Sadler, Henry L. Brunk, Harvey
and Lotta Haverstock, Neil and Caroline Schaffner, the Chase-Lister Show, Chick Boynes
Players, and the Berry Players.
Contains correspondence (1877-1976), legal documents
(1837-1964), financial material (1886-1979), maps and charts (1954 and undated), and
diaries (1953-1964). Also includes scrapbook material, printed material, news releases,
speeches, minutes and an agenda, a literary production, news clippings, photographs, and
general files. For further details, click here:
Contains internal reports on product quality, research, promotion, and
legislation. Also contains correspondence, printed material, and financial documents. The
collection bulks with general office files detailing the everyday business conducted by
Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. Of special interest is the collection of correspondence
between Plains Cotton Growers president, Don Johnson, to Texas Congressman, George Mahon.
Contains correspondence, minutes, reports, resolutions, lists,
brochures, magazine and newspaper clippings, and deposit slips arranged chronologically in
Contains correspondence concerning the hail suppression program that
originated in Hale County and affected the surrounding 15 counties. The collection bulks
(1966-1970) with printed material about hail suppression. Of special interest is
correspondence in opposition to the hail suppression program.
The collection consists of handwritten letters (1885-1911) from John D.
Jones to his sister, Nancy, describing a trip from Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Los Angeles,
California, and his experiences in California. Also contains one letter from Richard (?)
in Madrid, Spain, to John Poff. Also includes a Masonic resolution concerning William Poff
(1859) and a school teacher's certificate (1879).
Collection of forty-five 9 x 7 cards with political cartoons glued to the cards. They detail various topics involving the United
States stand on economics, political abuse, World War II, and labor. Some take a satirical view of President Franklin
D. Roosevelt and his policies. The cards were
probably meant as an educational device.
Consists of a register of births, marriages, and deaths from 1904 to 1945. Five notebooks contain handwritten, typed, and printed material in roughly chronological order concerning Hood and Tarrant counties, Texas. The records were compiled by Judge B. M. Estes of Granbury, Texas.
Collection contains the manuscript, "Back Trail," written by Melvin Porter. Also contains genealogical material on the Porter family.
Porter, Thelma Wilson
Includes scrapbook material, and photographs of railroad equipment.
Bulks (1918-1925) with scrapbook materials that deal with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa
Fe Railroad. Also includes invitations to inaugurals of Governors John Connally and
The bulk of the collection consists of research materials and manuscript copies of Nolan Porterfield’s
research and writings, including works on Jimmie Rodgers, folklorist John Avery Lomax, and writer Roy Swank. The materials include Porterfield’s notes and photocopies of archived materials. Additional materials include manuscript drafts, correspondence and printed material relating to his novel
A Way of Knowing and from Roy Swank’s The Trail To Marked Tree, introduction by Porterfield.
This collection includes the interviews Porterfield conducted in preparation for
his novels on Jimmie Rodgers and John Lomax.
The interviews are contained mostly on cassette tapes, with the
reel-to-reel recordings, DVD, and CD seeming to be mostly music or research
material as well. There is one reel of
microfilm as well; the subject matter is unknown.
Posey, Walter Sampson
Includes congratulatory notes, letters, and telegrams regarding Posey's
50th Anniversary with First National Bank in Lubbock. Also contains newspaper clippings
regarding Posey's career and the early history of Lubbock, and a marriage certificate.
Post Office (Tatum, New Mexico)
Consists of cash books and official account and record books from the
Tatum post office.
Collection contains letters from Robert C. Clarke, church bulletins, sheet music, and notebook. This is an unknown collection. The name of Charles W. Post was written on the documents and his history is unknown.
Post, Sally Logue
Collection contains material collected for a thesis in Mass
Communications, written by Sally Logue Post. The material consists of correspondence,
newspaper clippings, and literary productions.
Bulks with programs pertaining to the club and its club members
interest. The collection includes a Presidents Handbook for National Music Clubs-
1960, yearly programs and a scrapbook.
Post, Texas, Blueprints
Collection of Post City, Texas blueprints of residential homes, commercial and
agricultural structures, miscellaneous buildings, and structures from the Double U
Company. Some blueprints show C. W.
Posts former home, barns, chicken houses, plumbing plans, restaurants, hotels, grain
house, livestock sheds, cemetery, and Postex Cotton Mills. For further details,
This collection involves three ranches:
Half-Circle-S Ranch, Kentucky Cattle Raising Company, and Z-L Ranch. Bulks with legal documents including warranty and quit claim deeds
dating from the 1870s-1890s, and with patents to large tracts of land in Crosby, Dickens, and
Floyd counties. Includes correspondence, financial material, and legal material pertaining
to land developments in West Texas. Also contains correspondence regarding cattle sales,
cattle count, and brands from 1915-1918. For further details, click here:
Contains annual reports and histories of churches in the Presbytery and
their individual organizations, especially women's auxiliaries. Also includes scrapbooks
of annual activities, financial reports, printed minutes of meetings, and several
Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest
Item is a Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest (PHSS). The PHSS is an agency of the Cumberland Presbyterian Churches and of the Synod of the Sun of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. The society seeks to preserve the records of the Presbyterian Churches of the Southwest.
Preservation Texas and Preservation Texas Alliance
Collection of correspondence,
directories, publications, and scrapbook materials dealing with the Preservation Texas and
Preservation Texas Alliance. They include
board of director directories, membership lists, bylaws, annual meetings, logo design,
newsletters, workshop materials, and meeting notes.
The Papers consists of
magazines, newspapers, photographs, and a variety of advertisements, memos,
correspondence, and other printed material related to the Price family’s
interest in the American Agricultural Movement. Several hats, buttons, and
patches are included in the materials. Issues of the
American Agriculture News dating
from 1978 to 1982 have been removed from the Papers for conservation, but
may be viewed among the on the
Collection/Special Collections Library digital collections.
Price, Henry Y.
The collection contains H. Y. Price Telephone Systems ledgers, general merchandise ledgers, and J. J. Jowell Estate ledgers.
Price Implant Company (Brownfield, Texas)
Is comprised of the business records of the Price Implement Company in Brownfield, Texas.
Producers Grain Corporation
The Producers Grain Corporation (PGC) was a regional
grain marketing cooperative headquartered in Amarillo, Texas. It was organized by
twenty-nine county elevators in April 1938. It opened international trade markets for the
Great Plains sorghum production primarily to Japan (Zen Koren) and Mexico (Conasupo)
during the 1950's and 1960's. PGC collected grain from Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma,
Colorado, Kansas, Arizona, and New Mexico. It had corporate operations in Lubbock, Fort
Worth, Plainview, Corpus Christi, Texas and Colton, California. Feed mill operations
beginning in 1945 served the ranchers and farmers of West Texas, western Oklahoma, New
Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas. The company was 50 years old in 1988. After financial
difficulties in the early 1980's, PGC sold to Agri Industries. For further
details, click here:
Contains newsclippings and a magazine article relating to Project Good
Contains copies of speeches of Ike T. Pryor concerning the cattle
industry and its operations and problems.
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