Higginbotham, Laura Lee.Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library1 microfilm reel (20 ft.) Includes handwritten and printed autobiographical and genealogical materials concerning the Higginbotham and Lattimore families of Dublin, Texas, along with some family photographs and newsclippings.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Landers, Harry C., 1858-Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library1 microfilm reel (25 ft.) Consists of 2 scrapbooks of magazine and newspaper clippings concerning cowboys, Mitchell County, Colorado City, Texas and pioneers of that area.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Slaton Chamber of Commerce (Slaton, Tex.)Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library1 microfilm reel (80 ft.) Consists of the minutes of the Slaton Chamber of Commerce and the Slaton Board of City Development, from 1923-1977. Includes a list of directors for 1932-1937 of Chamber of Commerce and Board of City Development.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Jones, Mary C.Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library1 microfilm reel (7 ft.) Contains correspondence from Don H. Biggers (1932-1940) and official reports on the Texas Rangers and the Frontier Battalion, 1874- 1901.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library1 microfilm reel (13 ft.) Includes printed articles on the history of Brown County, its organizations, businesses and prominent residents, as well as unpublished articles on the Brownwood Rotary Club and the history of Add-Ran College and its evolution to Texas Christian University.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Tapp, Brace Peeler, 1904-Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library3 microfilm reels Includes correspondence, legal documents, printed material, and photographs, tracing the ancestry of the Tapp, Peeler, and Waddle families 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 Revolution.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Families of Vietnamese Political Prisoners Association.Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library157 linear ft.The records include immigration applications, correspondence, speeches, meeting notes, financial and legal records, printed materials, and other administrative records that document the activities of the Families of Vietnamese Political Prisoners Association (FVPPA), a non-profit organization active from 1977-1999 in campaigning for the release of reeducation camp prisoners in Vietnam. These records document not only the activities of the FVPPA, but also the individual stories of over 12,000 applicants for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) Orderly Departure Program (ODP). In its work on behalf of political prisoners and refugees, the FVPPA undertook a variety of activities. Their public awareness program sought to collect and disseminate pertinent information on the needs of Vietnamese political prisoners and their families. An outreach program sought to establish a case file for every prisoner and his or her immediate family to assist eligible persons with ... MoreContact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Drama.Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library124 leaves.Programs of stage events produced by the Curtain Club, the Experimental Theater, and the Laboratory Theater of the Department of Drama, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Robertson, William J. T.Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library34 leaves.Includes correspondence with and reports from the United States Department of Labor and various supervisors. Collection bulks with correspondence concerning the "bracero" program.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Ellis, Temple Ann, b. 1878.Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library120 leaves.Consists entirely of literary productions and bulks with a manuscript copy of "Road to Destiny." Also included in the collection are two poems written by Ellis, which were donated to the collection by William Curry Holden.Contact InformationCatalog Record
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