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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photographs

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Brown County, Texas:

An Inventory of Its Photographs, 1880-1938 and 1956-1972, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Southwest Collection
Title: Brown County, Texas, Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1880-1938 and 1956-1972
Abstract: Brown County, Texas, photographs dated 1880-1938 and 1956-1972.
Collection # SWCPC 22 E1-E13
Quantity: 198 prints
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

This is an artificial collection of photographs of Brown County, Texas. Organized in 1856, Brown County covers the Pecan Bayou valley in central Texas. Brownwood, the largest city, became the county seat in 1857. For many years, Brownwood was a cotton buying center. Today, local industry depends on livestock and agriculture.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of Brown County, Texas. The collection bulks with photographs of Brownwood, Texas (1900-1925). It contains a photograph of Santa Fe Harvey House girls (undated); interior of Renfro Drug Store (1909); street scene in Brownwood, Texas (1880); Executive Committee of West Texas Chamber of Commerce (1924); Zephyr cyclone (1909); Brownwood oil field (1918); and Brownwood "Bulletin" Excursion Farmers Congress train car (1915).

The negatives and prints are housed in separate envelopes.

Images from this collection have been digitized and can viewed at http://hdl.handle.net/10605/7733

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Bloodworth, B. P.--Photographs.
Denman, Mose--Photographs.
Park family--Photographs.
Subjects (Organizations)
Renfro Drug Streo (Brownwood, Tex.)--Photographs.
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Photographs.
Places
Brown County (Tex.)
Brown County (Tex.)--Photographs.
Brownwood (Tex.)--Photographs.
Brownwood (Tex.)
Zephyr (Tex.)
Zephyr (Tex.)--Photographs.
Subjects
Government buildings--Texas--Brownwood--Photographs.
Cyclones--Photographs.
Business enterprises--Texas--Brownwood--Photographs.
City and town life--Photographs.
Petroleum industry and trade--Texas--Brownwood--Photographs.
Floods--Texas--Photographs.
Schools--Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Brown County, Texas, Photograph Collection, 1880-1938 and 1956-1972, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gifts, 1970-1981

Digitized by

Maria Vallejo, 2011

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Collection Inventory

 

Photographs

envelope
1 SWCPC 22 Part 1: Brownwood, Texas (60 negatives and 60 prints)
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2 SWCPC 22 Part 2: Brownwood, Texas (68 negatives and 68 prints)
envelope
3 SWCPC 22-E1: Brownwood, Texas - Parks Family (7 negatives and 7 prints), 1938 and undated
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4 SWCPC 22-E2: Brownwood, Texas - Gordon Wood Family (6 negatives and 6 prints), 1938 and undated
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5 SWCPC 22-E3: Brownwood, Texas - Eddie Stenson's 1st airplane, Daniel Baker College, and Cowboy Dinner near Sherwood, Texas (4 negatives and 3 prints), 1912 and undated
envelope
6 SWCPC 22-E4: Brownwood, Texas - Santa Fe Railroad Station (3 negatives and 1 print), undated
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7 SWCPC 22-E5: Brownwood, Texas - Brown County (7 negatives and 1 print), 1918
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8 SWCPC 22-E6: Brownwood, Texas - Brown County (12 negatives and 12 prints), 1920s
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9 SWCPC 22-E7: Brownwood, Texas - Wind and fire damage (21 negatives and 21 prints), 1971-1972
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11 SWCPC 22-E8: Brownwood, Texas - Centennial celebration of the Texas Power and Light Company (3 prints), 1956
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12 SWCPC 22-E9: Brownwood, Texas - Brownwood School (1 negative and 2 prints), 1923
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13 SWCPC 22-E10: Brownwood, Texas - B. P. Bludworth portrait (1 negative and 1 print), undated
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14 SWCPC 22-E11: Brownwood, Texas (2 prints), undated
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15 SWCPC 22-E12: Brownwood, Texas - Parade floats, Howard Payne (3 negatives and 3 prints), 1914-1915
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16 SWCPC 22-E13 Part 1: Brownwood, Texas - Brownwood flood (2 negatives and 2 prints), 1900
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17 SWCPC 22-E13 Part 2: Brownwood, Texas (12 slides), undated

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