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The Uysal-Walker Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative (U-W ATON) is a repository situated at in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas.
English tanslations of Turkish oral narrative tales in the ATON Collection.
Records and photographs pertaining to the Joseph E. Johnston Camp 94 U.C.V. Series, approximately 1889-1946.
Photographs and papers from the Mexia Oil Boom Series, approximately 1920-1996.
Photographs, literary productions, and correspondence from the Joe Johnston Series, approximately 1965-1983.
All records pertaining to the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site Series, 1983-present.
This community includes maps, diaries, and newspapers pertaining to the history of the Southwestern United States, primarily Texas.
Literary works by Southwestern United States author Mary Austin
Southwest literature and authors, pre-20th century.
Historical information on the establishment and growth of the city of Lubbock, Texas, and Lubbock County, Texas.
Maps holdings of the SWC/SCL
Oral History Interviews housed at the Southwest Collection/SpecialCollections Library
Interviews featuring African Americans in the West Texas area.
Interviews pertaining to agricultural history.
Oral histories of members of the movement.
Interviews with World War II military veterans, as well as veterans from the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Interviews that discuss the creative process of writers, artists, musicians, and researchers.
Interviews with artists and musicians, conducted by Leslie Dutton between 2000 and 2002.
Interviews conducted by Andy Wilkinson with Fort Stockton residents.
Interviews conducted by Andy Wilkinson, documenting the history of the George West Storyfest.
Interviews with doctors and health care professionals from across the South Plains.
Interview transcripts highlighting topics related to the founding of Texas Tech and the West Texas area.
Interviews conducted in partnership with TTU's Office of LGBTQIA.
Interviews documenting the history of Lubbock, Texas.
Interviews conducted with scientists, engineers, and astronauts who worked at NASA, as well as their families.
Southwest Collection interviews documenting natural history topics, especially biological field research.
General interviews that do not fit into a specific series, project, or topic grouping, as well as legacy abstracts from the Oral History Program of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.
Interviews that highlight sports history.
Interviews pertaining to the annual Cowboys' Christmas Ball in Anson, Texas.
Oral histories pertaining to Texas Tech University.
Interview series discussing wind engineering and various aspects of the wind power industry.
Oral histories highlighting women's history in the West Texas area.
Digital samplings from photograph collections housed in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.
This collection consists of photographs of Burkburnett, Texas. Bulks with photographs of the oil industry (1919-1936). Also contains a panoramic scene of Burkburnett (ca. 1920).
Photographs and blueprints from the Crosbyton Solar Power Project.
The collection consists of photographs of Desdemona, Texas. The bulk of the photographs are of the oil boom in Desdemona, circa 1920. Also included are images of a tank baptism and an unidentified peanut farm in Eastland County, Texas.
This collection consists of photographs of Electra, Texas, dated from 1900-1973, with the bulk of the photographs concerning early town life and the oil boom days from 1909-1918.
Photograph collection of photographer Frank Reeves Sr., who was a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper.
Photographs of various aspects of Texas Tech dated from the 1920s onward which were collected as part of “The Pictures for Posterity” project begun in 1965.
Photograph Collection SWCPC 57(a-z), dating from the 1890s-1980s, concerns Lubbock, Texas, and contains 89 photo prints, 3928 copy prints, 5220 negatives, and 341 slides.
Photograph Collection SWCPC 417, dating from 1880-1950, concerns Lubbock, Texas, and contains 342 copy prints, 491 copy negatives, and 892 slides.
Photographs from the Texas Tech University Photographic Services Collection dated from 1969 through 1996. This department is currently called Communications and Marketing.
Historic postcards from the holdings of the Southwest Collection.
Photographs from the Texas Tech University Public Information Collection dated between 1926-1968.
Photographs of Texas Tech University, the campus and its facilities, its people, and events, beginning in the early 1920s.
The Robert G. Campbell Slide Collection consists of 50,000+ images taken by Dr. Campbell over a 50+ year period during his travels around the world.
Photographic images digitized from various Southwest Collection photographic collections.
Photographic images of Texas Tech athletes, staff, coaches and athletic events. The images come various collections within the special collections library.
Photographs of Faculty, administrators, staff and other Texas Tech related individuals pulled together from various manuscript collections within the University Archives.
Photographs documenting student, staff and faculty activism on the campus Texas Tech University.
Historic photographs of Thurber, Texas.
The Winston Reeves Studio documented large segments of the Lubbock, Texas, population for decades.
A monthly magazine published by William Cowper Brann.
Quarterly magazine newsletter for the South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Lubbock, Texas
Publication of the Diamond Shamrock Oil and Gas Co.
A weekly humorous magazine from the late-1800s.
A monthly magazine published by socialist farmer and journalist, Tom Aloysius Hickey.
Digitized archival collections housed within the Southwest Collection.
Digitized collections and other resources relating to Latino and Mexican American history in Lubbock, the South Plains, and the greater US Southwest.
Archives of Latino and Mexican American history available for research at the Southwest Collection.
Southwest Collection and TTU's other special collections' oral histories documenting Latino and Mexican American history.
Archival collections, oral histories, and resources related to topics used by students for National History Day.
Photographs documenting the aftermath of the F-5 tornado that struck Lubbock, TX, on May 11th, 1970. Bulks with photographs from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal newspaper.
Microfilmed scrapbooks documenting the operations of the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
Documenting the business, personal affairs, and other aspects of Aguero's life as a Hispanic businessman, politician, activist, and publisher of "El Editor" in Lubbock, TX.
231 issues of the “American Agriculture News” (1978-1983) documenting the history of the American Agriculture Movement (AAM). Related scrapbooks from AAM members are also present.
Prisoner of war grave locations and POW historical documentation compiled by the American Ex-Prisoners of War (Texas Department) (AEPOW).
Landscape architectural projects by J. Robert Anderson, including Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center (National Wildflower Research Center), The Domain (Austin, TX), Baylor University, and numerous other projects.
Architectural drawings of depots, office buildings, lodgings, and businesses constructed by or affiliated with the ATSF Railway Company.
The diaries of Samuel P. and Susan E. Newcomb, as well as correspondence, legal material, a scrapbook, and Newcomb and Matthews family (Shackleford County, Texas) genealogical material.
The microfilmed office files of Daniel H. Benson, a plaintiff attorney in the “Single Member District Discrimination Suit.”
Correspondence between Biggers and political figures and his wife; scrapbooks about his career and interests; and articles/newspaper clippings. Includes publication material for Seymour Connor’s “A Biggers Chronicle.”
Selected correspondence between members of, and relatives and friends of, the Boeer and Wolf families. Much of the correspondence is in German.
Burns was a ranch manager for cattle companies & was active in Lubbock’s founding. Includes correspondence, legal & financial materials, diary, photographs, & literary productions pertaining to his family.
Robert Goldthwaite Carter was a captain in the US Cavalry (Civil War and the Indian Wars). Consists of correspondence between Carter and researchers, manuscript publishers, family, and others.
Surveys of cemeteries throughout Texas, and portions of Oklahoma and New Mexico that document interment of Confederate States of America and USA veterans, as well as able-bodied men.
James E. Cree founded the Angus VV Ranch in the 1880s in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Contains correspondence, cattle brand identification, stock counts, and reports concerning cattle rustling.
Leonard de Bona operated Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store in Eagle Pass, Texas, from 1887-1903. Contains correspondence relating to its operations.
William G. DeLoach (1880-1967) was a farmer in Crosby County and Lamb County, Texas. Contains twelve daily diaries written by DeLoach between the years 1911-1964.
Glass negatives of photographs of people taken in Marshall, Texas, and Shreveport, Louisiana, in the early 1900’s, primarily from 1905 to 1918.
The Double U Company was a land colonization business chartered (1907) by Charles William Post (1854-1914). Contains maps, surveys, and architectural drawings, mostly concerning Garza and Lynn Counties.
Capote Ranch, located 45 miles northeast of San Antonio, in Gonzales County. Contains probate records (1840-1847), abstracts (1845-1917), correspondence, financial records, diaries, and maps.
Tetsuya Theodore Fujita (1920-1998) researched severe storms and was the creator of the F-scale for measuring tornadic intensity. Digitized materials include SMRP and similar research reports and material.
John Howard Hampton was a rancher near Clarksville and Slaton, Texas, and Tucumcari, New Mexico. Includes genealogical correspondence, land deeds, inventories, newspaper articles, photographs, and family letters.
Ledger of ranch expenses belonging to D. W. Harris of Lynn County, Texas.
Hart lived in Stamford and Abilene, Texas, and was active in organizations like Gold Star Mothers. The collection documents her life, with a focus on her son’s (Vernon) service in WWI.
Hickey, an Irish immigrant and vocal activist within the Socialist Labor party and the Knights of Labor, published newspapers and newsletters. Materials document his life and these efforts.
Knapp, a professor of agriculture at several institutions, was involved in agriculture administration and organizations at the national level. Materials document this work, and bulks with correspondence with prominent individuals.
The Lambs were prominent Lubbock agriculturalists and community supporters. Mina was a professor of food and nutrition at Texas Tech. Materials document their early life, including international family correspondence.
A non-partisan organization, the League promotes political responsibility through informed participation of all citizens in their government. Materials include national, state, and local records of activities from 1919 to present.
Two scrapbooks documenting Rule, Texas (Haskell County), and the Lisle family and their cotton gin.
Locke was a cotton farmer in Palo Pinto, Mineral Wells, and possibly other Texas regions. Materials include account books, as well as personal diaries and journals.
Lovejoy was a preacher, abolitionist, and editor of the “Observer” newspaper, which was destroyed by mobs in the 1830s. Collection documents Lovejoy and his family’s history, primarily correspondence.
W. H. Maner lived in Texas during the years 1836-1877. The Papers contains a ledger book from 1877 documenting his life.
Established in 1879, the ranch covers portions of several Texas counties. Materials consist of financial and day-to-day operational documents, as well as correspondence.
Mackay, a ranch manager, was Secretary, Director, and Board Chairman for the Matador Land and Cattle Company. Contains a typed diary of his 1923-1924 world tour and 1885 US travels.
McLendon was a radio owner and producer, recreating famous events for broadcast, and helping invent Top 40 radio. Digitized materials consist of decades of policy books.
“Mexican Border War” refers to military engagements along the U.S./Mexico border during the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). Consists of correspondence to and from Eugene Tower of El Paso in 1916.
Mooar, a late nineteenth century buffalo trader, was a rancher in Scurry County, Texas. Materials are primarily financial materials, with a small amount of personal and family correspondence.
Founded by Samuel Dale Myres, the El Paso based Company created saddles for western actors and similar individuals. Materials include business documents, principally advertisements and catalogs.
Myres operated Myres Saddle Company, served in various civic organizations, and served as the mayor of Sweetwater, Texas. Collection is principally literary productions about Myres and his family.
Narvaiz of Lubbock, Texas, was a Marine Corps veteran, and supported Lubbock’s Mexican American community and its civic events. Materials document “Pancho Clos” and the Lubbock American GI Forum chapter.
The Nicolett Hotel, constructed in 1888 and 1889, was one of the earliest structures in Lubbock, Texas. Collection consists of a register containing patron entries from 1889 to 1893.
Overton practiced medicine in Lubbock from 1901-1955. Jennings was his wife. Consists principally of correspondence between the two and other material.
Ridgway, professor of agriculture at Texas A&M University, held national leadership positions in related organizations. Materials document his career and research, as well as operations of the Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation.
Sanner is a farmer and American Agriculture Movement (AAM) activist since the 1970s. Materials are 2 scrapbooks documenting Sanner’s involvement with the AAM.
The Sharps Rifle Company, founded in 1851 by Christian Sharps, was originally the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company. Materials consist of letters written to Sharps from Texans requesting firearms and parts.
Established by C. C. Slaughter in 1873. Consists of correspondence, financial records, minutes, and legal documents from 1909-1916.
Daugher-in-law of C. C. Slaughter, founder of Slaughter Land and Cattle Company. Concerns Slaughter estate matters, including children’s inheritance, correspondence, and scrapbook material, news clippings, and memorabilia.
C. C. Slaughter established a ranch in 1857 and founded the Slaughter Ranch and Cattle Company in 1873. Contains correspondence, financial and legal material, photographs, and printed.
George Morgan Slaughter was the eldest son of C. C. Slaughter, founder of Slaughter Land and Cattle Company. Contains correspondence, news clippings, genealogical data, poetry, and essays.
Luther Slaughter resided in Saint Jo in Montague County, Texas. Contains correspondence of Luther Slaughter from Saint Jo, Texas, as well as financial materials and bank statements.
R. L. (Robert Lee) Slaughter was the grandson of C. C. Slaughter, founder of Slaughter Land and Cattle Company. Contains correspondence, financial material, maps, and photographs.
Unique items from the holdings of the Southwest Collection.
Selected meeting minutes from the former Southwest Conference, a collegiate athletic conference that existed from 1914 to 1996.
Two-sided cards with statistics for Southwest Conference, a collegiate athletic conference that existed from 1914 to 1996. Items cover the years 1974-1978.
Coke Robert Stevenson was 35th Governor of Texas from 1941-1947. Digitized items include daybooks and legislative documents.
Stock Raisers Association of Northwestern Texas (later Cattle Raisers Association of Texas and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association) was founded in 1877. Contains a typescript of a minute book documenting the organization's activities.
Suppe was an ethno-hymnologist who identified, transcribed, translated, and promoted liturgical use of Hispanic hymns. Collection contains cancioneros of vernacular Hispanic church music in Spanish, Portugese, Catalan, and English.
Temple Houston Morrow, president of Traders and General Insurance Company of Dallas, Texas, was a grandson of Samuel Houston. Items document the life of the Sam Houston family through letters, receipts, and correspondence.
Formed by Robert Dickie Hunter in 1888 in Erath County, Texas, along with the company town of Thurber, named for Hunter’s business partner H. K. Thurber. Digitized collection contains correspondence.
Formed by the Texas House of Representatives to investigate organized crime activities including bootlegging and bribery in Texas. Contains correspondence, legal documents, testimonies, reports, and photographs.
General files, medical records and notes of Dr. G. Schilling, & records of the 36th Division and the Division’s Association. Also includes correspondence, financial records, records of Commander Carl L. Phinney, and scrapbook materials.
Mrs. Richard Tweed was sister-in-law of William Marcy ("Boss") Tweed. Contains correspondence between Tweed and her family and friends; diaries; essays and poetry; newspaper clippings; financial and legal material; & photographs.
Charles Underwood, U.S. Army 1941-1972, commanded infantry and armored infantry. POW for the Japanese Imperial Army from 1942-1945, survived the Bataan Death March. Contains slides, photographs, letters, military documents, and other personal documents.
Contains correspondence, minutes, periodicals, and books of the Robert E. Lee Camp No. 158 of the UCV (Fort Worth, TX.), most relating to reunions (1890s through 1920s) and written accounts of wartime service.
United Daughters of the Confederacy Bernard E. Bee chapter was located in San Antonio, Texas. Contains lists of members, coding keys, treasurer's reports, and proceedings of meetings.
Dr. Sherman P. Vinograd was Chief of Medical Science and Technology and Director of Biomedical Research NASA (1961-1979). Contains artifacts, correspondence, financial materials, newspapers, photographs, printed materials, and reports.
Austin Wiswall (1840-1905) was nephew of abolitionist publisher Elijah Parish Lovejoy. Was Lt. in 9th United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. Contains correspondence, a diary, and information about 9th United States Colored Troops.
“A crossroads of music and cultural creativity”
The collection is focused on the writings of British folk music critic and historian Arthur Wood, especially as it relates to the Kerrville Folk Festival and his unique fanzine Kerrville Kronikle.
The Gayla Klemett papers illuminate the history of the Main Street Saloon, a live music venue in Lubbock, Texas.
A collection of band posters and flyers from Main Street Saloon and other venues in Lubbock, Texas.
A collection of materials donated by Jesse Taylor and his family.
A collection of Jesse Taylor's backstage passes.
Concert tickets and business cards.
Materials from Jesse Taylor's tour in Australia with Kinky Friedman and Billy Joe Shaver.
A collection of materials from various bands and groups in Lubbock, Texas, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s.
A collection of written materials from the various bands and groups Tom played with in Lubbock, Texas, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s.
A collection of newspapers and news clippings
Photos of the Historic Cotton Club Located in Lubbock, Texas.
Connoisseurs of Hillbilly swing, a country band in Lubbock, Texas. Led by fiddler and singer Tommy Hancock, the group was the house band at Lubbock’s Cotton Club from the 1940s into the 1960s.
The band consisted of members of the Hancock family, including Tommy Hancock, his wife Charlene, and their children, with other cousins and family friends involved at various points.
Austin, Texas band, formed around 1988 by sisters Conni Hancock and Traci Lamar with their mother Charlene Hancock.
A collection of music business cards.
Collection contains materials relating to Johnny Cuviello’s performances with Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys.
Photographs from the Curtis Rogers Collection at The Petroleum Museum.
Photographs from the John V. Webel Collection at The Petroleum Museum.
Photographs from the Lee Jones, Jr. Collection at The Petroleum Museum.
Digital Collections from the Texas Tech University Archives including various course bulletins, the Board of Regents meeting minutes, commencement programs, press releases, and various campus publications.
Negatives of international art works taken by Richard Schroeder and information collected by Billy I. Ross to document recovered World War II works of art.
Collection of scrapbooks from the School of Home Economics, which later became the College of Human Sciences, at Texas Tech University.
Site proposals created in 1923 for the location of the newly established Texas Technological College.
Selected manuscript and scrapbook items digitized from the holdings of the Texas Tech University Archives.
Newsletter for the Museum of Texas Technological College dated from June 1950 - October 1956.
Tex Talks was a newletter published by the Texas Tech Ex-Students Association. Texas Tech Magazine was sponsored by the Alumni and Ex-Students Association.
Artifacts and memorabilia from the Texas Tech University Archives.
Texas Tech University football and basketball game programs from the UniversityArchives.
Digital copies of select Texas Tech University blueprints and architectural drawings.
Meeting minutes and agendas of the Texas Tech University Board of Regents dated from 1923-2005.
Annual operating budget books for Texas Tech University.
Course catalogs and special bulletins published by Texas Tech University from 1924-present.
Minutes for the Texas Tech University Campus Planning Committee from 1958-
Commencement and baccalaureate programs for Texas Tech University graduation exercises published from 1927-present.
Faculty Handbooks published by Texas Tech University from 2010-present.
Press releases concerning Texas Tech University, its students and employees, academic programs and other activities dated from 1926-present.
Miscellaneous Texas Tech related publications. These include student handbooks, college long range plans, dormitory handbooks, "For Your Information" newsletter, and Student Affairs rules and regulations handbooks.
Publications for male and female students regarding housing, proper behavior and other campus related issues dated from 1942-1974.
A short lived alternative student newspaper at Texas Technological College published from 1968-1969.
An underground newspaper produced by Texas Tech students and residents of Lubbock from 1969-1971.
A short lived alternative student newspaper at Texas Technological College published from 1971-1974.