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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Brewster County, Texas:

An Inventory of Photographs, 1888-1967, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Southwest Collection
Title: Brewster County, Texas, Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1888-1967
Abstract: Brewster County, Texas, Photograph Collection, 1888-1967, donated by Clifford B. Casey and Jim Childress.
Collection # SWCPC 41
Quantity: 131 b/w contact prints
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Brewster County is the largest county in Texas. Its mountains and canyons have a distinctive geology, plant and animal life. It was organized in 1887. The economic base is Sul Ross University, ranching, tourism, government services, retirement developments, and hunting leases.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of photographs of groups of people, architecture, ranching activities, geographic locations, road building and life along the Texas-Mexico border.

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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)
Bean, Roy, d. 1903
Burgess, Glenn
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923
Casillas, General
Places
Brewster County (Tex.)
Rio Grande River (Tex.)
Del Rio (Tex.)
Alpine (Tex.)
Jeff David County (Tex.)
Costolon (Tex.)
Big Bend National Park (Tex.)
Fort Davis (Tex.)
Boquillas Canyon (Tex.)
Subjects
Brewster County (Tex.) Photographs
Brewster County (Tex.)--Views
Sul Ross University
Haley-Brown Ranch
San Vicente Mission (Mexico)
Southern Pacific Railway Depot
Kokernot 06 Ranch
Capt. Ira "Yates" Ranch

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Brewster County, Texas, Photograph Collection, 1888-1967, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, undated

Processed by

Abel Ramirez

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