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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Agriculture:

An Inventory of Photographs, 1952-1960 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Technological College. Dept. of Agriculture
Title: Agriculture Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1952-1960 and undated
Abstract: The photograph collection, dating from 1952-1960 and undated, was donated by Alfred W. Booth, Bob Nash, William J. T. Robertson and Texas Tech Press. Loaned by the West Texas Chamber of Commerce and and Jerry Funck.
Collection # SWCPC 196
Quantity: 71 copy prints, 35 prints, 72 b/w negatives
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Agriculture is a thriving business in the State of Texas. It accounts for a major part of the state economy generating money for towns and cities. Depending on the locality, cotton, peanuts, fruits, sorghum, corn, and wheat are just some of the crops planted in the state.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of agricultural exhibits, agricultural equipment, agricultural meetings/conferences, livestock, ranch land, cultivated land, farming activities, irrigation equipment, and architecture. Some of the photos were loaned for copying by West Texas Chamber of Commerce and by Jerry Funck. Some were donated by Alfred W. Booth, Bob Nash, and Texas Tech Press.

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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)
Booth, Alfred W.
Funck, Jerry
Nash, Bob
Robertson, J. T.
Brashear, Cecil
King, Allen H.
Jenkins, T. A.
Reece, W. Y.
McConnell, John
Kuykendall, Glen
Lambright, Joe H.
Bryan, H.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University Press
West Texas Chamber of Commerce
Five Points Gin, Inc.
Places
Chico Ranch (Tex.)
Waco (Tex.)
College Station (Tex.)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Tulia (Tex.)
Lynn County (Tex.)
Hereford (Tex.)
Subjects
Agriculture--United States
Agriculture--Texas--Lubbock
Agricultural exhibitions
Agricultural laborers--Texas
Farm equipment
Livestock
Agricultural machinery
Irrigation
Architecture
Soil conservation

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Agriculture Photograph Collection, 1952-1960 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gifts,1973

Processed by

A. Ramirez

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