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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

George E. Briggs and Mrs. Jack Donnell:

An Inventory of Photographs, 1894-1900, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Briggs, George E.
Title: George E. Briggs and Mrs. Jack Donnell Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1894-1900
Abstract: Photographs donated by George E. Briggs and Mrs. Jack Donnell, dated from 1894-1900.
Collection # SWCPC 375
Quantity: 42 b/w copy prints
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Irrigated farming began in Ward County, Texas, before the turn of the century, utilizing waters of the Pecos, tributary streams and spring systems.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains images of Ward County, Texas. Includes buildings, crops, families, school group photograph, early settlers, bank, aqueduct, irrigated farming, mules, stable, harvesting equipment, circa 1894. Crop images make up the majority.

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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)
Donnell, Mrs. Jack
Briggs, George E.
Bridges, Jack
Jenson, Brooks
Places
Barstow (Tex.)
Subjects
Agricultural Equipment--Texas
Agriculture--Texas--Ward County
Banks--Texas--Ward County
Buildings--Texas--Ward County
Canals--Texas
Churches--Texas--Ward County
Corn--Texas--Ward County
Cotton--Texas--Ward County
Irrigation--Texas--Ward County
Mules--Photographs
Onions--Texas--Ward County
Stables--Texas--Photographs
Wagons--Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George E. Briggs and Mrs. Jack Donnell Photograph Collection, 1894-1900, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, 1983

Processed by

Abel Ramirez

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