The Igo Collection is a small collection
containing business and personal files from
1934-1994. The bulk of the papers are mainly business material from Plainsman Fertilizer
and W. R. Grace Company. Only a small portion of this collection contains items of Mr. Igos experience in World War II, such as photographs, manuscript, and scrapbook
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Consists of constitutions, membership rosters,
financial material, and literary productions relating to the Immanuel Lutheran Church of
Materials in the collection were obtained
by Evelyn Jennings while she was teaching on the Navajo Reservation at the
Tohotchi, Toadlena, and Crown Point Boarding Schools from 1936 to 1942. Contains correspondence, financial records, food and
clothing allotment records, printed material, scrapbook material, vaccination records, and
original drawings by Indian children. The materials pertain to various Indian schools.
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These are two photocopied rolls of infantry regimental returns for Fort Phantom Hill and Fort Chadbourne. Roll One is for the 2nd Dragoons and the other for the 5th Infantry. Forts Phantom Hill and Chadbourne were some of the forts built in a line of defense against the native Indians who pose a threat to pioneers making their way through the Texas frontier. After the threat was removed in the late 1870s, the forts were abandoned and they deteriorated over time. Now only their foundations remain as symbols of the U.S. Armys occupation of the west and its wild frontier.
Includes program schedules and abstracts of papers
presented at the 1985 Conference, whose theme was "Arid Lands: Today and
Tomorrow," plus a brochure on the Australian Revegetation Corporation.
International Association of Drilling Contractors
Item is a membership directory of the International Association of Drilling Contractors. This is an organization of oil well drillers. Oil has played a vital role in the history and economy of Texas since Spindle Top. It has shaped towns from poverty to wealth and has influenced the people who work for the petroleum industry.
International Congress of Historians of the United States and Mexico
Contains printed materials and literary productions,
which include seven papers presented at the conference. Four of the papers are in Spanish
and three are English translations.
International Organization of Women Pilots, "The 99s"
(Lubbock, Texas Chapter)
Records of the Lubbock, Texas Chapter
of the International Organization of Womens Pilots.
This material includes papers relating to chapter business and activities,
such as membership records, meetings, seminars and classes, and financial reports. A range of printed material is contained including
international membership directories, FAA supplements and catalogs, biographies of famous
women, and a history of the 99s. For further details, click here:
Irwin, John Chadbourne
The collection includes three typescript copies of
Irwin's reminiscences of his life in early West Texas, entitled "Frontier Life of
John Chadbourne Irwin: From His Own Narrative as Given to Hazel (Best) Overton."
Consists of correspondence between Robert G. Isbell
and his wife, Elizabeth, and other family members while he served in the Confederate Army
in Virginia and Tennessee. Also includes pre-Civil War correspondence concerning
Includes correspondence, financial and legal
material, and office files pertaining to Isett's business activities in the oil and gas
industry. The collection bulks with financial documents, including oil and gas well
receipts and business files, including abstracts of title for Eastland County, Texas
(1838-1958); reports and drilling logs (1920-1966); plats, maps, and tables (undated); and
Texas Railroad Commission rulings and reports (1948-1969). Also included are personal
files and correspondence concerning family matters.
Itasca Cotton Manufacturing Company records include
correspondence, blueprints, cloth samples and data cards, employee records, financial and
legal materials, printed materials, and the papers of Sidney J. Files and Ella Pierce. The
Weavers Guild materials include correspondence, advertising material, cloth samples and
data cards, employee records, general files, inventory, legal materials, financial
materials, literary productions, mail order customer cards, photographs, printed
materials, branch store records, and job orders pertaining to the to the development and
decline of a company.
Consists of abstracts of title and maps which reveal
patterns of land settlement in the Rio Grande Valley of El Paso County, Texas.
Ivey, Louis J.
Includes printed material of Future Farmers of America and Ivey family reunion. Louis J. Ivey served as a State Representative from West Texas and is considered to be the father of the cotton industry in the El Paso, Texas area. The Future Farmers of America is a nation-wide organization designed to promote the agriculture industry.
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