T.I.M.E. Freight, Inc. (Lubbock, Texas)
Collection contains general records, financial material and printed material. Included in the financial material is information concerning stock dividends.
Taber, C. C. and H. M.
This collection consists of 170 letters
written by C. C. and H. M. Taber, cotton brokers or suppliers of New York,
to Henry L. Aldrich, a cotton dealer living in Providence, Rhode Island.
The letters provide insight into the reconstruction period of the post-U.S.
Civil War especially with cotton as a reviving commodity. Information
regarding the South’s cotton crop includes price fluctuations connected with
weather conditions and/or gold prices, and the shipment of cotton from New
Orleans, Mobile, Vicksburg, and Charleston. These letters also disclose
that the Taber's navigated the economic difficulties of Reconstruction by
feeding Southern cotton slowly and carefully into New England through
Aldrich, and preventing cotton from being sold to speculators because it
works against selling to their regular customers.
Tahoka Chamber of Commerce (Texas)
Consists of minutes from meetings held by the organization and depicts a
variety of projects in which the organization became involved.
Consists of minutes of the city council meetings. Tahoka was
founded in 1903 and later became the county seat of Lynn County.
Talbot, Lyle Florenz
Contains printed material and scrapbook material, including newspaper
clippings, programs, contracts and tickets from various tent shows. Also includes printed
material and receipts from the Actor's Equity Association and the Actors' Fund of America.
Contains correspondence, legal documents, printed material, and
photographs tracing the ancestry of the Tapp, Peeler, and Waddle families back to the
colonial United States and, in some cases, to Europe. Also includes genealogical charts
and related material to support Tapp's membership in the Daughters of the American
Includes correspondence, printed and scrapbook
material, financial and legal material, literary productions, legislative material, and
memorabilia pertaining to Tarbox's legislative career, military service, business affairs,
athletic career, and personal interests. The collection bulks (1937-1978) with materials
relating to his legislative career and Texas politics. Also includes a genealogy of the
Tarbox family and a literary production (ca. 1863) concerning a soldier's account of the
home front during the Civil War. For further details, click here:
Collection consists of scrapbook material and memorabilia kept by Maxine
Barnett Tarbox. Maxine Barnett Tarbox was the wife of late Elmer Lois Tarbox. Mr. Tarbox
was an outstanding Texas Tech football player.
Includes computer transcripts of Baptisms at the Cathedral of Monterrey
in Nuevo Leon, Mexico (1667-1673), and James Long's Republic of Texas Declaration of
Independence (1819). Also includes Robert and Randall Tarin's essay on their ancestor,
Vizente Tarin, who was a member of Long's expedition, was Long's secretary in the
Declaration of 1819, and later, was an Indian commissioner for the Mexican government in
The collection consists of a copy of "Saddles to Satellites,"
the Golden Jubilee Souvenir program of Tatum's 50th anniversary. It also contains
photographs and a brief history of the town's founding, growth and development.
Includes the manuscript of "Holland and Vaye and Vaudeville, the
Life and Times of Harve and Euna Holland.
Bulks with reprints of Your Land and Mine, radio talks by Henry
The collection bulks with materials relating to Jesse “Guitar” Taylor’s career as a musician and includes many posters, programs, and music guides listing his performances or articles about him and his music. Additionally, the collection includes lesser materials relating to the business aspects of his career - legal documents and itineraries for tours, etc. Color and black and white reproductions of some of Jesse’s artwork are included in albums with various photographs and awards.
Taylor, Robert D.
Manuscript entitled A Legendary Family of the Southwest: The Slaughters: Their History and Ancestry. Robert D. Taylor is a descendant of the famous pioneer and ranching family, the Slaughters. He compiled his manuscript on the Family after twelve years of research.
The collection includes fourteen scrapbooks and a small box of loose letters
and news clippings belonging to Myrtle Teague. The scrapbooks document her
life from her high school years in Slaton, Texas, to Texas Tech in the 1930s
and her life in the Dallas area.
Includes correspondence, financial material, legal material and printed
material. Bulks (1926-1942) with correspondence and financial material relating to Teal's
automobile and farming business.
Contains correspondence, legal and financial material, notes, and
printed material. The collection bulks (1945-1967) with correspondence with various
agencies of the U.S. government concerning mining claims in the Cibola National Forest
near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Collection contains several
unpublished short stories and poems and several scanned photographs. Topics
include: Biography and early life history, The Family, Tie In & Night Raid, The
Father, The Unfortunate Marriage, The Party, The Ring, Late, Serenade, Aftermath
& Young Wife, Jose Antonio, Dominoes, Divorce, At the Airport, Las Estacas,
North of the Border, Atzacapotzalco, The Dig, Neighbors, Tlachihualtepetl,
Cholula, Mexico 1519 & The Next Day, Poems from a Cholula Garden, Roses, Mystery,
Apologia for Mexico, and El Raton Perez. For further details, click here:
Temple, Frank M.
Collection of 15 scrapbooks filled with photographs and notes on specific topics: Aztec Ruins (1992), Fort Davis Scenery (1987), Fort Union (1986), Canyon De Chelly (undated), Grierson's Spring and Head of the Concho (1959-1984), Centralia (1985), Century Plants, Bird of Paradise, and Fort Davis (1992), Pecos (undated), Gran Quivira (undated), Grady Wallace Ranch (1987), Matador Country Field Trip (1989), Great Sand Dunes (1986), Friends Tour of Llano Estacado (1988), Salmon Ruins (1986), Aztec Ruins (1981).
Irene Temple is the widow of Frank Temple, who was a long-time employee of the Texas Tech Library and a frequent researcher at the Southwest Collection. Mr. Temple and his wife traveled to various state and national parks and museums and took images of their visits. The scrapbooks are compose of the memories they acquired while visiting areas.
Temple, Frank M.
Manuscripts: "Historical Sketches of the 10th Regiment of Cavalry by Major John Bigelow, Jr." and "Garrison Tangles in the Friendless Tenth: The Journal of First Lieutenant John Bigelow, Jr. Fort Davis, Texas," edited and introduction by Douglas C. McChristian. Various research notes regarding the 10th Cavalry and Benjamin H. Grierson, etc.
Irene Temple is the widow of Frank Temple, who was a long-time employee of the Texas Tech Library and a frequent researcher at the Southwest Collection. Mr. Temple did some of his research on the military during the 19th Century in the American West such as the 10th Regiment Cavalry.
Includes a literary production and printed material pertaining to
Templer's professional career as a professor of geography at Texas Tech University. The
primary subject matter includes Texas groundwater law and water conservation.
Includes financial, legal, scrapbook, and printed materials and
photographs. The collection bulks with correspondence (1937-1965) and journals
(1940-1985). The correspondence includes material relating to Templeton's service as a
State Representative; material pertaining to family and friends; and material concerning
his various occupations and business endeavors, such as his law practice, farm and ranch
work, and service as a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot. The journal material ranges from
personal notes to business notes and covers a wide variety of topics and events.
Contains primarily music scores, play scripts,
advertisements for sound equipment and plays, and sound equipment catalogs. There are also
photocopies of tent show scripts and a biographical sketch of Harvey Haverstock included
in the collection.
Includes correspondence, legal material, business reports, and a
scrapbook (microfilm). The collection bulks (1924-1935) with reports on the mining
activities of the Deep Tunnel Mining and Milling Company near Elizabethtown, New Mexico.
Contains correspondences, literary productions, and printed material concerning Dr. Tereshkovichs work on Buffalo Gourd research. Dr. George Tereshkovich was Chair of the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University. He retired in 1995 and moved to Austin, Texas.
Contains an account book and other financial items pertaining to the
hardware business' accounts from 1934 to 1936.
The collection contains edited typewritten manuscripts written by
various Terry County, Texas residents in the compilation of Early History of Terry: A
History of Terry County, Texas, which was published by Pioneer Book Publishers,
Hereford, Texas, in 1968.
Collection contains publications from the Texas A&M University
called "The Texas Aggie," plus other numerous printed materials. Publications
were pulled from the reference file.
The collection consists of printed material. Bulks (1967-1974) with
printed material regarding the ongoing experimentation being performed by the Texas
Agricultural Experiment Station. Included are papers dealing with test results and
different varieties of sorghum, cotton, wheat and corn in Texas.
This collection consist of a photo album
with 184 original b & w photographs of the New York National Guard, 7th
Regiment’s activities while encamped near McAllen and Edinburg, Hidalgo
County, Texas during the Texas and Mexican Border Campaign in 1916. They
were taken by an unidentified member of the regiment. The images show
officers and enlisted men at their camp site, tents and other wooden
structures, troop formation, horses, supply depot, men doing chores and
recreation, and the Mexican people of McAllen and Edinburg.
Texas and Pacific Coal Company (Thurber, Texas)
Contains correspondence, financial
material, legal material, printed material, news clippings, and photographs.
Bulks (1888-1933) with ledgers, journals, and record books relating to company
operations. Also included are the records of subsidiary companies which include
Green and Hunter Brick Company (later renamed Thurber Brick Company) and Texas
Pacific Mercantile and Manufacturing Company. For further details, click
Texas and Pacific Coal Company (Thurber, Texas)
The collection contains correspondence, financial material, legal
records, business reports, meeting minutes of the directors, stockholders, and executive
committees relating to the
companys operation including Green and Hunter Brick
Company, Texas Coal and Fuel Company, Texas Pacific Mercantile and
Thurber Brick Company, Thurber
Construction Company, and Thurber Earthen
Products Company. For further details, click here:
Texas and Pacific Railway Museum
Item is a hand written catalog of the Texas and Pacific Railway Museums inventory of items for sale. The Texas and Pacific Railway Museum located in Thornbury, Ontario has a variety of items pertaining to the railroad industry of the Texas and Pacific Railway such as photographs, annual reports, timetables, promotional items, blueprints, correspondence, written and taped recorded reminiscences. It was a private collection belonging to Don Watson.
Contains a single scrapbook concerning the organization and activities
of the Society.
Contains scrapbooks and printed material. The collection bulks with
scrapbooks (1945-1967) which chronicle activities and contests.
Contains materials related to the Texas Association of College Teachers
and the Texas Tech Chapter. Bulks with correspondence (1961-1970) and general files
(1957-1967). Other material includes membership, printed, and miscellaneous material,
minutes, legal and financial documents, charts, and lists. The correspondence offers a
wide variety of discussions related to the Texas Association of Classroom Teachers
activities and interests.
Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions
Collection of bound records of the Texas Association of
Collegiate Registrars and
Admissions Officers (TACRAO). They
Proceedings of Annual Meetings, 1929-1973 (9 items), Historical Records, 1927-1998 (18
items), Past Presidents
Material, 1991-1998 (6 items), and their 75th Anniversary booklet,
(8 items). The records detail their
activities over the years.
Texas Association of Museums
Contains an information packet for the Texas Association of Museums'
1990 annual meeting, which was held in Lubbock.
Consists of correspondence advertising the organization's annual
convention, and also includes a buyers guide and program.
Includes souvenir booklets, pamphlets, ticket stubs, postcards, calendars,
news letters, and publications concerning the
Texas Centennial in 1936.
Contains stock certificate books, ledgers, journals, stock transfer
books, and legal documents.
Contains official program of events, list of sites to be memorialized,
and a chronological list of events in Texas during the Civil War (1861-1865).
Contains minutes and agenda booklets of regular quarterly meetings,
published reports, enrollment, finance studies, and statistical data.
Contains financial, printed, project, and program materials,
correspondence, general files, minutes, notes of meetings, reports, proposals, and
speeches. The collection bulks with general files materials (1964-1975), which include
various notes and records, and with printed materials (1966-1976) such as journals and
Collection consists of reference materials dated April 9-10, 1954 on the
Texas Conference on Juvenile Family Courts.
Includes correspondence, daily journals, committee reports, convention
publications, photographs, financial documents, news releases, speeches, printed material,
and other miscellaneous materials. The collection bulks with copies of the convention's
daily journals (1974) and printed materials (1973-1974), such as copies of "Texas
Constitutional Convention News" and "Texas in Action" reports.
Contains correspondence, annual reports, newsclippings, speeches and
scrapbook material, as well as photocopies of records and information regarding U.S. Farm
Policy, Ethylene Dibromide, National Programs, and farming and general information
regarding corn and the agriculture industry.
Consists of printed materials including addresses and speeches delivered
at the annual Texas Cotton Association meetings from 1931 through 1965. Also includes
programs and schedules of the Texas Cotton Association and American Cotton Congress
meetings from 1936 and 1961.
Consists of correspondence and legal and financial material on
microfilm. Also includes records related to the Association's charter and constitution,
minutes from business meetings, and printed material comprised of the Association's
numerous newsletters, financial reports, and miscellaneous reports. The collection bulks
(1958-1962) with publications which include "Roller Cotton Ginning Methods",
"Saw and Toothed Cotton Ginning Methods," and "Cotton Ginning Systems and
Auxiliary Developments" all compiled by Charles A. Bennett of the United States
Department of Agriculture. Also includes two photocopied lists of cotton
gins and ginners in Texas during 1930 and 1931. Listed by counties and
Consists of corporation documents, general office files, materials
concerning farms, government loans, and ledgers. Bulks with general office files
(1936-1966) and ledgers (1930-1967). Also includes financial accounts of various farm
corporations, cotton gins, and individual farmers associated with the Texas Cotton
Industries. The ledgers include records of the main office in Pecos, Texas, and weekly
cotton price quotations from the Agricultural Marketing Administration.
Texas Cottonseed Crushers Association
Contains correspondence (1920-1934), speech notes (undated), a list of
U.S. cottonseed oil mills for 1974, and literary productions. The microfilmed records are
comprised of TCCA membership rosters for 1967 to 1968, a 79th Annual Convention Program
(1973), and newsclippings.
Texas Crime Investigating Committee
Contains correspondence, legal documents, testimonies, reports, and
photographs. Bulks with testimony of witnesses (1951-1952). Of special interest are a
report on Mickey Cohen and his associates, containing photographs, newsclippings, police
records, and a history of the Mafia containing a list of prominent members. The final
report of the committee deals with financial matters, findings, conclusions, and
recommendations of the committee. The Records may also be found among the
Southwest Collection's digital
Texas Dietetic Association
Contains the organization's records and minutes (1935-1964), printed
material (1935-1967), which includes copies of the Association's periodical, and five
volumes of scrapbooks. The collection bulks (1935-1969) with the scrapbooks.
Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation
The collection consists of annual reports of the Texas Eastern
Transmission Corporation (1954-1966).
Texas Farmers Alliance (Hood County)
Consists of a minute book of the Hood County lodge of the Texas Farmers'
Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
Consists of printed materials. Bulks with various
printed reports and annual convention programs. Also includes newsclippings, and
information about the Caprock District charities, such as Girlstown U.S.A. in Whiteface,
Collection includes general file from the terms of
Mrs. Billy Winn and Mrs. J. C. Rhoderick, past presidents of the Caprock district.
Collection also contains printed material, information on conventions and workshops,
newsletters, presidents folders and a short history of the Texas Federation of
Texas Federation of Womens Clubs (Caprock District)
Box of agendas, convention materials, meeting minutes, newsletters, programs, history file, and speeches from the Caprock District of the Texas Federation of Womens Clubs. The Caprock District of the Texas Federation of Womens Clubs was founded on April 12, 1960. The Club has been in many social activities to better its community through involvement programs.
Texas Federation of Womens Clubs (Caprock District)
Files contained information generated by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs (Caprock District) such as Awards List, Caprock Comments Newsletter, Caprock District Treasurer Receipts, Convention Minutes, Fall Board Workshop of Tahoka and Matador, Spring Convention at the Lubbock Plaza, and Scholarship List.
The Texas Federation of Women's Clubs (Caprock District) is a women's service organization composed of many clubs devoted to improving the local West Texas community. They are active in social programs, education, the fine arts, and history programs.
Contains printed materials including conference announcements, the
association's Golden Anniversary news releases, newsletters, brochures, and pamphlets
related to forestry in Texas.
The material is related to the controversy surrounding the erection of a monument and marker commemorating the intellectual German Freethinkers (Freidenkers) who moved into central Texas in the mid 1800s. Materials include mostly correspondence, research material, and news clippings.
Gregory J. Krauter is a descendent of a Texas Freethinker. German "Freethinkers" migrated into the Texas Hill Country from 1845 to 1861. They supported reason and democracy over religious and political autocracy. It was a secular society who built no churches and freethinkers took full advantage of their freedom and supported social causes to improve man's life. The Texas freethinkers established the town of Comfort when they arrived. In 1998, some of the towns' folks signed a petition for the removal of a historic marker honoring the Freethinkers because of its alleged support of atheism. The controversy still lingers.
Contains printed materials including "Letters to Stockholders"
(1951-1958), annual reports (1947-1962), statements of income (1952-1958), and a report on
the annual meeting of shareholders in 1963.
Contains printed material including copies of Under Texas Skies
(1944-1954), the Texas Pictorial Handbook (1956-1957), and two copies of the
foundation's 1956 report, "These Things Are Too Soon Forgotten."
Consists of minutes (including minutes from the first meeting of the
board) and printed materials. The collection bulks with printed material (1965-1978)
including annual reports, statistical supplements (to the annual reports), other various
reports, study papers, and policy papers.
Contains a manuscript of "Historic Preservation in Texas."
The collection contains a photocopy of a military map of West Texas, circa 1858. It was reproduced from copies. A data sheet with historical facts accompanies it. The original map exists at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point.
Texas Home Economics Association
Bulks (1913-1984) with printed material, including newsletters and
pamphlets. The proceedings volumes contain meeting minutes, membership rolls, officer
rolls, committee reports, and the constitution and by-laws.
Texas House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock
Contains testimonials and studies presented by different individuals
from the South Plains region regarding soil and water conservation methods and long-range
agricultural programs to the Agriculture and Livestock Committee in April 1984.
Collection includes applicable clips from Texas in Review program
Contains a table of contents by Alan Gunn (1975). The collection bulks
with programs and reports for the Texas Joint English Committee Workshops in District IV,
1948-1959; District XIII, 1960-1968; and District XVII, 1969-1973. Also includes
photocopies of newsclippings related to the Texas Joint English Committee Workshops.
The collection consists of printed minutes of the semi-annual meetings
from 1930 to 1948.
The collection bulks in business correspondence,
financial documents, such as ledgers and sales records, and legal documents, such as
contracts and deeds. Other records consist of printed material, annual reports, and
business minutes. For further details, click here:
Collection contains printed material concerning higher education in
Texas and council report to the 52nd legislature.
Consists of a scrapbook pertaining to the activities of the Texas
Medical Students Auxiliary Chapter for Lubbock, Crosby, and Garza counties.
Contains the Texas Methodist Student Movement annual reports for
The collection bulks (1924-1961) with two bound copies of Minutes and
Proceedings of the Texas Music Educators Association, by Nelson G. Patrick, editor,
1924-1961. Also includes printed copies of the Texas Music Educators Association proposed
constitution (1968), and a souvenir program of the Texas Music Educators Association Grand
Bulk of the collection consists of general files (1918-1961), the
medical records and notes of Dr. G. Schilling (1903-1919), records and notes pertaining to
the 36th Division (1914-1962), and material concerning the 36th Division Association
(1952-1955). Also included in the collection are letters and financial records, materials
of Texas National Guard Commander Carl L. Phinney, the Texas Adjutant General's
Department, general military materials, and scrapbook materials. Of special interest is a
six-volume stereographic photo library on World War I. For further
details, click here:
Contains correspondence, literary productions, and printed material. The
collection bulks with printed material including programs, broadsides, leaflets,
pamphlets, and news clippings. Of special interest are news releases issued by the Texas
Panhandle Heritage Foundation describing the creation of the drama Texas.
Contains hearings and minutes of the Texas State Parks Board and the
Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Contains Texas Parks and Wildlife Department hunting, fishing, and trapping proclamations pertaining to numerous Texas Counties. The proclamations included in the collection dictated certain rules and regulations involving hunting, fishing, and trapping in Texas. The proclamations applied to all species of fish, game animals, game birds, and fur-bearing animals in the aforementioned counties.
Consists of legal and financial material, including the organization's
charter, by-laws, and minutes of annual meetings.
The collection includes government policy and agency operation studies.
Consists of printed material including reports, articles in the newsletter
"Analyzes," annual reports, and other miscellaneous printed material.
Contains printed materials related to the Texas Restaurant Association,
including newsletters, pamphlets, brochures, and four copies of The Chuck Wagon,
the Texas Restaurant Association magazine.
The item is a large scrapbook of news clippings, photographs, workshop information, newsletters, and programs from the South Plains unit of the Texas Retired Teachers Association. Organized in June 22, 1962, its first president was O. V. Adams. They were a social organization in Lubbock, Texas who were comprised of retired teachers. They supported charitable events and promoted the general welfare.
Texas River Recreation Association
Contains correspondence, board meetings, documents on cruises for the
disabled, legal documents, membership lists, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs
(including slides), reports, research on conservation projects, general river information,
safety and rules, trips and contests, symposium materials, wild and scenic rivers course
syllabus, and materials on the Canoe Association meetings--all pertaining to the
organization and activities of the Texas River Recreation Association.
Contains printed material including pamphlets, brochures, several copies
of "Texas Safety News," safety conference reports, and a Texas Safety
Association annual report.
Texas - Sanborn Maps
Contains a single record submitted by the Committee on Appropriations from the Texas Senate on Senate Bill No. 11 concerning appropriating funds for the fiscal years 1971-1972 and 1972-1973. It would support Judicial, Executive, and Legislative Branches of the State Government, construction of State buildings, and aid to junior colleges.
The State of Texas government is responsible for allocating funds to various agencies and departments for numerous reasons.
Contains business correspondence, financial material,
and printed material reflecting the organization's concern with a wide variety of matters.
These include areas of legislation, promotion, research, education, control of theft,
American Sheep Producing Council,
awards, Environmental Rights, Mohair Council of America, Natural Resources, National Wool
Growers Association, predatory animals, and ranch labor. For
further details, click here: TSGRA.
Includes correspondence, committee records, legal materials, printed
materials, rosters and scrapbook material. The collection bulks (1955-1961) with
correspondence and program announcement material.
Contains a copy of the society's constitution, correspondence,
photographs, programs of annual meetings, newsletters, scrapbook material, and other
Collection contains a Texas Society of Mammalogists 1991 Newsletter and
a program of their ninth annual meeting.
Texas Society of Mammalogists
Contains minutes of the meeting and some correspondence of the Texas Society of Mammalogists. The correspondence concerns the humane treatment of research animals.
The Texas Society of Mammalogists is a professional organization of specialists who promote the study of mammals. The organization became active in the 1980s due to researchers interested in animal life at Texas Tech University. The SWC serves as a repository for the Society.
Contains correspondence, financial materials, maps, printed material,
and two photographs of Jesse H. Hall in Houston, Texas. All pertain to the official
activities of the organization.
Contains programs for the Texas State Historical Association Annual
Meetings dated 1943 and 1995.
Contains printed materials, news clippings, newsletters, legal and
financial material, and correspondence related to the Texas State Historical Survey
Committee. The collection bulks with printed materials and newsletters.
The collection consists of printed material related to the Texas State
Industrial Union Council. Included are 12 Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO
publications, 5 copies of the "Texas State Industrial Union Council Report," a
newsletter, and a report by the Texas State Industrial Union Council concerning
occupational safety in Texas.
Texas Surgical Society
Contains letters and papers on the Society's organization and minutes of
its meetings over a sixty year period.
Texas Surveyors Association. South Plains Chapter (Lubbock, Texas)
Contains correspondence, financial material, membership lists, minutes,
records, reports, and scrapbook material pertaining to the association. Bulks (1954-1970)
with minutes, records, and correspondence.
Tech University Wind Science and Engineering Research Center
The Records of the Wind Science and Engineering Research Center (WISE) and
National Wind Institute (NWI) include reports, maps, photographs, slides,
conference proceedings, and data records documenting such phenomena as wind
speeds. Books, building codes, and a host of other printed material are also
present. Documentation of specific meteorological events such as tornadoes,
hurricanes, downbursts, and related events comprises the bulk of the
material. Furthermore, events throughout the globe have been documented, but
the majority concern weather in the United States. Over 200 VHS tapes are
present and document news stories, research efforts, and similar activities.
Hi-8 tapes, cassettes, mini-cassettes, computer disks, 16mm film, and 8mm
film in similar quantity document the same.
Tech University Wind Science and Engineering Research Center
The Texas Tech University Wind Science and
Engineering Research Center Collection, dating from 1972-2005, contains
photographs, printed material, course materials for the Wind Engineering
Program, and related material.
Texas Water Resources Institute
Consists of printed material such as reports on the organization and its
activities. The collection bulks with technical reports on resource management.
Texas Wheat Producers Association
Contains surviving minutes of the Texas Wheat Growers Association,
minutes of the Texas Wheat Producers Board, foundations, printed material, and
miscellaneous organizational material.
Texas Wine Industry
Consists of printed material, correspondence, news clippings, and
literary productions pertaining to the wine industry in Texas.
Contains correspondence, financial documents, newspaper clippings,
membership lists, minutes, and programs from the Division's annual reunions.
Items are photocopies of scrapbook material which includes photographs, news clippings, pilot log books(1930s-1940s), post cards, and business cards. Images detail professional boxing during the 1930s and small private planes. One image is of a group of boxers in the ring. Most materials belong to Lester David (L. D.) Thomas.
Juanita Thomas is the former daughter-in-law of Texas Tech's second band director, Harry LeMaire. Her father, L. D. "Pup" Thomas, was a local entrepreneur and president of Rocket Aircraft Sales Corp., and her grandfather, William McFarland, helped build Texas Tech's Administration building. Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Thomas were civic and business leaders in Lubbock from the 1930s to 1960s.
Consists of various reports pertaining to petroleum in Texas, with some
material related to New Mexico. These include oil data reports, subsurface reports, and
well reports. Also contains a physiographical study of Texas. The collection bulks with
Geologists Oil and Gas Test Reports for Brown County, Texas. Also includes correspondence
related to Thomas' work as a geological engineer and some legal documents concerning oil
Thompson, John H.
Collection contains five
letters and one envelope written by Dr. John H. Thompson while attending Bellvue
Medical School in New York City in
the Fall of 1863. The letters were provided by Leroy T. Patton, a Geology
professor at Texas Technological College from 1925-1951. The letters of Dr.
John H. Thompson were written to his father and mother Thomas and Eliza Jane
Thompson, Patton’s grandparents, and his sister Lauretta Thompson, Patton’s
mother. At the time, John was only 20 years old. Dr. Thompson practiced
medicine in St. Clairsville, Ohio, until his death in 1884. Patton grew up in
Thompson, L. O'Brien
Manuscript entitled "This is My Life" by L. O'Brien
Thompson, Feb. 2001, 81 pgs. Also includes a photocopied scrapbook compiled by Thompson.
Includes an interview transcript, printed material, and a photograph
relating to Thompson's career. Of particular interest is information on the founding and
early years of Abilene, Texas, that mentions Arthur G. Anderson, Charlie Cowan, Joe Ken,
Robert Massie, and J. H. Parrmore.
Includes assorted items, campaign material, congratulatory messages,
miscellaneous material, news clippings, school memorabilia, speech material, photographs,
and "White House" correspondence. The collection bulks with campaign material
(1950-1952) and speech material (1948-1952). Of special interest is White House
correspondence, including letters and telegrams from various governmental and political
figures such as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mamie Eisenhower, and Richard Nixon.
This is an artificial collection built around an
initial donation of Thurber historical information compiled by the Texas and Pacific Coal
and Oil Company. The Southwest Collection built on this information by making an appeal to
former Thurber residents for historical background and by conducting interviews at the
yearly reunions at the Thurber town site. As a result, a large body of information has
been compiled which provides information on life, culture, class system, strike actions,
and politics of a company town around the turn of the century. Information also exists
about the life and customs of immigrant workers. The interview forms also contain a wealth
of genealogical information about families who lived and worked there as well as do rent
records which indicate who lived in the town and when. The collection also contains
photographs and news clippings Of particular interest is a manuscript written for the
twenty-fifth anniversary of Thurber. For further details, click here:
Consists of a 16-page time book in which Tidmore recorded his work hours
as a contractor in Albany, Texas.
The bulk of the material
in the collection is associated with Max Tidmore’s term as Mayor of Lubbock
and includes reports on various municipal concerns and interests such as
budgets and funding, the city Charter, infrastructure and utilities, and
citizen boards and commissions. Files on Lubbock City Council meetings
include minutes of meetings, correspondence, and maps and citizen input
regarding zoning change requests. The collection also includes research
material Tidmore accumulated in his study of and search for the Mackenzie
Trail, the route traveled across the Llano Estacado by United States troops
led by R. S. Mackenzie in pursuit of hostile Native Americans. For
further details, click here:
Consists of a printed, "Pastor's Life Record," book prepared
by J. N. Greene. It contains Tilton's records of sermons preached, marriage and funeral
services conducted, baptisms, memberships, lectures delivered, and special gifts received
over an eleven-year period.
Consists of a biographical sketch of Anna Rebecca Tinnin written by Oda
Lee Hall of Electra, Texas.
The collection bulks (1944-1971) with literary productions, comprised of
speeches and publications on nutrition, education, and the role of women. Also includes
copies of Tinsley's master's thesis (1936) and doctoral dissertation (1947).
The collection bulks with original pen and ink "Dr. Bill" and
special "Amy" cartoons done for Texas Tech University and the United Fund of
Lubbock, Texas. Also includes newspaper clippings and promotional materials.
Collection consists of biographical material, correspondence,
directories, legislative material, literary productions (speeches and articles),
periodicals, printed materials, scrapbook material, and memorabilia pertaining to Hermine
Tobolowskys activities and research regarding womens rights in Texas and the
U.S. The bulk of the collection is printed material. Collection donated by Hermine
Tobolowskys nephew, an alumnus of Texas Tech University. For further details,
Collection of correspondence and news clippings and periodicals on equal rights for women. Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky is considered the Mother of the Texas Equal Rights Amendment, as she successfully coordinated the passage of Equal Rights Amendment to the Texas Constitution in Mrs. Tobolosky was active in the Womens Rights Movement by working toward the passage of the ERA in Texas, presenting speeches and workshops on womens issues, and serving as a legal advisor for numerous womens organizations up to the time of her death on July 25, 1995.
Consists of copies of Tolbert's column from 1959-1969.
Includes scrapbooks, periodicals, newsclippings, books, and Lubbock city
records pertaining to aviation in Lubbock. Bulks (1925-1945) with notes from the Lubbock
Collection of publications some photocopied on tornadoes: The Nature of Violent Storms (1961), Tornado (1967), Lubbock Tornado! (1970), The Lubbock Tornado (1970), Tornadoes and Windstorms (1972), One of Lifes Greatest Tragedies (1909), and Report on the Character of Six Hundred Tornadoes (1884).
Tornadoes are one of natures violent storms. They can appear every month and anywhere in the world. They are basically high velocity winds with the power to break and tear anything within its path. In the U. S. they are prone to a well known area called the Beltway which is the Midwestern region and runs through the South Plains region.
Contains correspondence, legal material, financial material, and
miscellaneous material. Bulks (1924-1971) with office files reflecting the operational
activities of the company.
Includes correspondence, financial material, legal materials, printed
material, and photographs concerning Townsend's collections, and bulks (1911-1970) with
photographs and scrapbook material on Colorado. Of particular interest are southwestern
fundamentalist religious tracts and camp songs.
Includes research notes, printed material, and newspaper clippings, and
bulks (1954-1973) with information on weather modification.
Tour of Texas
The collection contains the research, news clippings, printings,
publications, and correspondence, pertaining to the Toxic Tour of Texas; as
well as related movements in which Sharon Stewart took part in.
Various legal and financial documents of the Tracy Estate such as a ledger, check stubs, receipts, and various itemizations of estate property and assets are found in this collection. Most deal with business transactions from Carlsbad, New Mexico. There is very little history to about the Tracy Estate.
Tracy, Francis G.
Includes correspondence and legal documents
concerning Francis G. Tracy. Also includes land surveys.
Contains material on the bracero program that includes
continuation of contracts, medical examination cards, and pay/time cards. Office files
include correspondence and financial documents, such as employer credit and debit memos,
sample bills, disbursement sheets, income tax forms, and ledgers.
Collection includes certificates concerning the education and early
career of A. C. Traweek, M.D. Traweek was an early Motley County physician.
Includes legal material, financial material, and printed material.
Consists primarily of ledgers depicting Traweek's medical practice in Matador, Texas.
Collection contains correspondence, speeches made by Treadaway, a story written by Treadaway titled Our Fathers Brought Forth, and news clippings.
Gordon Treadaway was the son of an early Lamesa cotton farmer. He attended Texas Technological College during its first several years and became one of their earliest graduates. He also served as a major at the Lubbock Army Air Base and was a Lubbock attorney until 1996.
Trejo, Magdalena "Maggie"
Contains photocopies of two scrapbooks, news clippings, and plaques. Magdalena Trejo is a former member of the Lubbock City Council. She was the first Hispanic to serve on the City Council. She earned a B.A. degree in Management from Texas Tech University in 1979. She and her husband, Louis, have been active on many civic boards. Currently, Maggie is working in real estate.
Collection contains Lily Trostles diaries dated
1902-1969. It details her family life and community activities in Wheeler County, Texas
from the pioneer days to the Space Age. This collection has been microfilmed. Mrs. Trostle
moved to Wheeler County, Texas with her parents in 1886. The family came from Missouri.
Consists of twenty-six volumes of a diary which
contains information about family life and community activities in Wheeler County, Texas
from pioneer days into the 1960s.
The collection contains two bank receipts from 1923 concerning the payment for securing land for the creation of the West Texas Technological College.
The West Texas Technological College became Texas Technological College which is now Texas Tech University. William Tubbs paid a sum of $500 on a pledge to secure land that lead to the creation of Texas Tech.
The collection is comprised of material concerning tuberculosis, which
consists of printed material including leaflets, pamphlets, brochures, and some copies of
a publication entitled "Lessons in Tuberculosis." The material discusses the
types of tuberculosis, possible prevention, treatment, and care.
Tucker, Scotti Mae
Items for this collection include Quarterly Club minutes and programs for a society of Texas Tech University. Ms. Scotti Mae Tucker was a former professor of Spanish at Texas Tech University.
Includes postcards, printed material, newsclippings, photographs, and
scrapbook material. The collection bulks with 400 picture postcards (1900-1946) depicting,
primarily, scenes in the West. Also includes programs of various women's clubs in
Plainview and Amarillo (1906-1938); newsclippings pertaining to L. Lee Dye's early
teaching career in Fall Branch, Tennessee, and McKinney, Texas (1880s); and photographs
collected by Mrs. Dye's brother (1895-1915) of scenes on the LS and XIT ranches. The
scrapbooks (1947-1969) pertain to livestock feeding and nutrition, the nutritive content
and value of grain crops, and water resources on the South Plains
Tuesday Night Readers (Lubbock, Texas)
Contains correspondence, financial records, photographs, programs,
records, and other memorabilia. Most of the material pertains to the monthly meetings of
the Tuesday Night Readers, which also gives insight into its membership.
Turkey City Council (Texas)
Contains financial and legal material, primarily in the form of minutes
of the city council's meetings. Also includes a copy of the City Ordinance Record.
The Papers consists of the narrative of the Turner family entitled
Turner: Roots and Shoots, as well as the genealogical research material that
was used to compose it. Legal documents, census records, correspondence, and
newspaper articles that mention family members are the most prominent. A
small number of photographs are also present.
Includes printed material, photographs, and scrapbook material all
relating to Turner's participation in the Texas Technological College Band and Kappa Kappa
Turner, Kirk B.
Consists of a copy of the proceedings by the Trial Panel of the Faculty
Advisory Committee. The proceeding concerns the Tenure Hearing for Kirk B. Turner in 1963.
Includes correspondence, financial materials, legal materials, a
literary production, news clippings, photographs, printed material, scrapbook material, and
memorabilia pertaining to the Tweed family. The collection bulks (1836-1890) with
correspondence to Mrs. Richard Tweed from her children, other relatives, and friends.
The Papers may also be found among the
Southwest Collection's digital
Twentieth Century Club (Lubbock, Texas)
Contains minutes and attendance records, general files, printed
material, newsclippings, scrapbook material, and photographs. Bulks (1915-1981) with
printed and scrapbook material.
Twentieth Century Study Club (Stamford, Texas)
Consists of the constitution of the club, a membership list, and minutes
of the club's bi-weekly meetings.
Includes financial material, logs, printed items,
soil stratification records, and wage records pertaining to the Tye and Sons Drilling
Company. Also included is a four-page 1950 diary of W. Orb Tye. These materials contain
references to Bill Goldsmith, Frank G. Goldsmith and George Goldsmith, Jim Tye, and Keith
Collection includes research files concerning Sam Cullen Arnett. Collection also contains complete literary productions written by George S. Tyner. There are also litigation files and printed material on legislation concerning workmans compensation.
Tyner, George S.
Collection of a scrapbook with photographs and news clippings dealing with George Tyner as a naval medical officer during World War II (1943-1944). Also includes a yearbook or photo album on the Marine Fighting Squadron III, Talofa (1943-1944), hardback (90 pgs.).
Dr. George Tyner was a Navy Medical Officer stationed with the U. S. Marines in the Pacific for 14 months during World War II. He practiced medicine after the war. Dr. Tyner was the second dean of the Texas Tech University School of Medicine.
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