Includes correspondence about annual meetings (1969-1982), minutes of board meetings (1977-1978 and undated), newsletter (1978,1977 and undated), original of proceedings (1978,1980), program and newsletter (1979-1989), production efficiency techniques (1979 and undated).
Cite as: Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute Records, 1969-1978, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University.
Organization established in 1954 to foster, gather, and disseminate information with reference to parks and recreation facilites, grounds, programs and objectives. To work with all people particularly of the Southwest Area to encourage a greater degree of professionalism among those in the park and recreation profession, to encourage and support those colleges which train people in park, recreation and related fields. The organization holds an annual meeting at Lake Texoma Lodge in Kingston, Oklahoma.
Unpublished finding aid available in repository.