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Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of the Papers

Restrictions

Online Catalog Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1. Texas A 1912-1942.

Series 2. Publications by Kyle on Agriculture, 1913-1944.

Series 3. 1913-1943.

Series 4. Correspondence, 1902-1957.

Series 5. Scrapbooks, 1910s-1940s.

Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A & M University

Inventory of the E. J. Kyle Papers:

1902-1957



Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Creator Kyle, Edwin Jackson, 1876-
Title Inventory of the E. J. Kyle Papers
Dates 1902-1957.
Abstract The E. J. Kyle (1894-1957) Papers contains reports, correspondence, speeches, articles, applications, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, programs, pictures, memorandums, lists, and resolutions. Materials include correspondence, reports, speeches, and articles on E. J. Kyle's attempts to acquire more land and construct new buildings for the School of Agriculture at Texas A & M College. Other speeches and articles written by E. J. Kyle are concerned with subjects as cotton, soil conservation, and the cultivation of vegetables, fruits and nuts, particularly pecans.
Identification TAMU MSS 00078
Extent 4.15 linear feet (10 Boxes).
Language English.
Repository Cushing Memorial Library College Station, TX 77843-5000

Biographical Note

Edwin Jackson Kyle was born in Kyle, Tex., 22 July 1876, the son of Fergus Kyle and Annie E. Moore Kyle. E. J. Kyle graduated in 1899 with a B. S. in agriculture from Texas A & M College (later Texas A & M University), and, in 1902 he received an M. S. in agriculture from Cornell University.

Upon graduation from Cornell University in June 1902, E. J. Kyle returned to Texas A & M College as an instructor in Horticulture. In 1905 Kyle was promoted to Head of the Department and made full professor. Then, in 1911, when Texas A & M College created the School of AgricultureE. J. Kyle was appointed Dean of the School of Agriculture.

During this time, Kyle also served as President of the Texas A & M College Athletic Association, resigning in 1911 when he made Dean of the School of Agriculture. Kyle was then called back to the post of President of the Athletic Association, after Bruce LaRoche retired on account of unrest among the former students. Kyle did not retire again from serving with the Athletic Association until 1934, was called back briefly to use his diplomatic skills again, and finally left the post for good in 1943, after the Aggies became National Champions , winning three successive bowl games. Due to Kyle's accomplishments leading the Academic Association, Kyle Field was named after him.

Not only was E. J. Kyle accomplished as a leader of the Texas A & M College Athletic Association, but, in his own field of Agriculture, founded and was the head of the Farmer's Short Course for several years. Smith-Hughes Day at Texas A & M College was also supported by Kyle, and he was successful in getting legislature through to increase the amount of land owned by A & M College . As an educator, E. J. Kyle was the senior author of a text book for public schools, and he also co-wrote a book on pecan cultures with H. P. Stukey titled Pecan-growing ( New York : Macmillan,1925).

After retiring from Texas A & M College, E. J. Kyle was elected Dean Emeritus. Although Kyle had retired, President Roosevelt appointed him as ambassador to Guatemala. This area of the world was not new to E. J. Kyle because he had been there before with his activities in Inter-American Education. E. J. Kyle was the only man in the history of the United States trained in technical agriculture and education to be appointed an Ambassador. E. J. Kyle was so successful in Guatemala that upon leaving he received that country's highest decoration "The Order of the Quetzal".

Along with the rest of E. J. Kyle's honors are that he was in Who's Who, Who's Who for American Authors, Who's Who for American Men of Science, Who's Who in Latin America, Biographical Encyclopedia of the World, Leaders in Education, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, International Who's Who, and Who's Who in Federal Administration.

On 21 Dec. 1904, Kyle had married Alice Myers and they had one daughter. After many years of service to Texas A & M College, E. J. Kyle died 26 December 1963.

  • Bibliography
  • "KYLE, EDWIN JACKSON."The Handbook of Texas Online. [Accessed Mon Aug 25 14:53:28 US/Central 2003]

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Scope and Content Note

The E. J. Kyle (1894-1957) Papers contains reports, correspondence, speeches, articles, applications, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, programs, pictures, memorandums, lists, and resolutions. Materials include correspondence, reports, speeches, and articles on E. J. Kyle's attempts to acquire more land and construct new buildings for the School of Agriculture at Texas A & M College. Other speeches and articles written by E. J. Kyle are concerned with subjects as cotton, soil conservation, and the cultivation of vegetables, fruits and nuts, particularly pecans.

Also present are reports Kyle wrote pertaining to Texas A & M College's enrollment plans and teaching techniques in Agricultural classes. Since Kyle was the head of many different programs at Texas A & M College, his papers contain applications and other information regarding the Land Prize, Anderson-Clayton Company Scholarship, and programs on Short Courses taught from 1913 to 1936. In addition to his academic duties, Kyle was also deeply involved with various types of research and the papers contain a few of the booklets, articles, and resolutions pertaining to the Soil Erosion Project, Frozen Food Research, and Texas Wildlife Research.

Correspondence in the papers deals with not only E. J. Kyle's work, but also contains letters from former students, commendations sent to Kyle, and letters concerning the naming of Kyle Field sports arena on the Texas A & M College campus.

Photographs contained in the collection are pertain to agricultural topics, such as cattle and pecan trees, the NYA program, Texas A & M College buildings, Texas A & M College football teams and sports events, and Kyle Field.Several football team rosters, programs from football games, newspaper clippings about sports events, and correspondence dealing with Kyle's position on the Athletic Council represent Kyle's close connection with many of the Texas A & M College athletics program.

Also present is a certificate of Kyle's appointment to the Farm Credit Association.

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Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into 4 Series.
Series 1. Texas A & M School of Agriculture, 1912-1942.
Series 2. Publications by Kyle on agriculture, 1913-1944.
Series 3. Land Prize, Scholarships, and Short Courses, 1913-1943.
Series 4. Correspondence, 1902-1957.
Series 5. Scrapbooks, 1910s-1940s.

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Restrictions

Access

No restrictions.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Online Catalog Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog of Cushing Memorial Library. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Names
Kyle, E. J. (Edwin Jackson), 1876-1963
Organizations
Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M University. College of Agriculture.
Texas A&M University -- Sports.
Subjects
Cotton.
Soil Conservation
Plants, Cultivated.
Soil Erosion -- Texas.
Frozen foods.
Wildlife research.
Document Types
Titles

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Source unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Deborah Duncan in 1982, with additional processing by Aletha Andrew and Amber Amescua in 2003.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1. Texas A & M School of Agriculture, 1912-1942.

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1/1 Appraisal of Organization and Service of A & M College of TX: July-Aug. 1942.
Bound report on the organization and services of A & M College.
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1/2 School of Agriculture: Establishment of Departments.
Correspondence relating to department establishments, a brief history of the Department of Horticulture, and a list of department names and dates that were established.
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1/3 Reactions to Proposals and Recommendations of the Survey Committee, 1942-1943.
Correspondence from various department heads relating to Survey Committee Report, Survey Committee named. Survey Committee Report is not in manuscript collection.
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1/4 New Agriculture Building and Appropriations for Departments, 1912-1923.
Kyle's Speeches 1912, 1916 (?); Farmers Congress Resolution, 1916; prominent people, including political figures; Kyle pamphlet-"Needs for An Agriculture Building;" Correspondence relating to visit by Dairymen to Texas A & M College 1922-1923; Budget Recommendations of the Agricultural Section of the Farmers Conference; Statement showing need for buildings for Departments of Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, and Dairy Husbandry.
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1/5 Report on the School of Agriculture, 1930.
Discusses organization and function of the School of Agriculture, student enrollment, graduates and their vocations, public contacts and commercial aspects of Agriculture Departments, financial status of Department of Animal Husbandry, National recognition.

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Series 2. Publications by Kyle on Agriculture, 1913-1944.

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1/6 Back-To-The-Land Movement, 1932.
Contains 1932 Kyle speech discussing a permanent agricultural program for Central Texas, correspondence concerning unemployed, addressed relating to agriculture and the unemployed.
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1/7 Articles by E. J. Kyle, 1931-1934, 1936, 1944.
Various speeches/articles relating to cotton industry, mortgaged farms, Texas agriculture in general, agriculture as a vocation, trends in agricultural education, Texas A & M during World War II.
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1/8 Speeches and articles by E. J. Kyle, 1914, 1928, 1930-1931, 1934, 1937.
Topics include East Texas as an agricultural section (1914), agriculture in general, status of mortgaged farms, conservation and restoration of natural resources, limited correspondence concerning speeches/addresses.
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1/9 Kyle-Cotton: Speeches and articles, 1931-1932.
Topics include problems facing cotton farmer, status of cotton industry with suggestions for the future, article for Cotton Oil News on cotton farmer as a businessman.
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1/10 Kyle-Soil Conservation, 1937.
Address on status of natural resources and training men to direct conservation and restoration of natural resources; article from Producer Consumer on waste of resources; other addresses on status of natural resources.
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1/11 Kyle-Teaching Plan, 1931.
Address discussing problems in teaching agriculture, with ideas about correcting problems.
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1/12 Cotton Address: "Texas Agriculture Faces The Future", 1934.
Contains address, incoming/outgoing correspondence relating to address, endorsements, Texas Weekly article on address, similar article printed in Texas Outlook.
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1/13 Kyle-Vegetables, 1917, 1924, 1931.
Contains 1917 articles on home gardening, 1924 radio speech on home vegetable garden, articles on sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, production of vegetables and fruits in Texas (1931), asparagus, and tomatoes.
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1/14 Fruits, 1914.
Contains articles beginning circa 1914 concerning development of peach orchards, pears, peach growing in Texas, cost of developing citrus grove in Rio Grande Valley, oranges, fruit growing on the Medina Lands, and planting trees. Correspondence concerning lack of cold winter effecting growth of Elberta and other North China varieties of peaches, and pears.

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Series 3. Land Prize, Scholarships, and Short Courses, 1913-1943.

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2/1 Land Prize, 1925.
includes applications of persons interested in prize, incoming/outgoing correspondence from applicants and those endorsing them, newspaper articles pertaining to land prize experiment, pamphlet describing the American Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Company, method of selecting winner, name of winner.
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2/2 Land Prize, 1926.
Includes applications of persons seeking prize, incoming/outgoing correspondence from applicants and those endorsing them, correspondence on committee members to select winner, qualification for receiving prize, pamphlets and correspondence containing information on the American Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Company.
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2/3 Land Prize, 1927.
Includes applications of persons seeking prize, incoming/outgoing correspondence from applicants and those endorsing them, newspaper clippings announcing winner.
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2/4 Land Prize, 1928.
Includes applications of persons seeking prize, correspondence (incoming/outgoing) on lack of success of program, miscellaneous correspondence, blank deed to Germany land.
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2/5 Anderson-Clayton Company Scholarships, 1942-1943.
Correspondence relating to scholarship program, rules for selection, copy of recipients award.
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2/6 Short Courses, A and M College, 1914-1933.
1914 article on A and M meeting farmer's needs, article giving history of farmer's short course, newspaper clipping discussing silver jubilee, other related articles/speeches, correspondence.
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2/7 Short Course Programs-A and M College, 1913-1936.
Contains 1913 short winter course, 1914 course, report of the Farmers' and Stockmans' Educational Conference (1922), 1928 and 1931 courses, silver anniversary program, 1935 and 1936 courses.
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2/8 Soil Erosion Projects, 1934-1935.
Booklets, articles, resolutions, and bills pertaining to soil conservation; correspondence with officials on subject.

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Series 4. Correspondence, 1902-1957.

About speeches made by Kyle. Also contains miscellaneous photographs.
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2/9 Endorsements and Letters of Commendation (Personal), 1922-1938.
Contains correspondence from admirers, pamphlet on need for buildings at A and M, newspaper clippings about A and M under Walton's leadership.
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2/10 Texas Agriculture Faces The Future, 1934-1935.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence relating to Kyle speech.
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2/11 Texas Cotton Farmer and the American Tariff: A-C, 1938-1939.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence from persons whose last names begin with letter A-C relating to Kyle speech.
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2/12 Texas Cotton Farmer and the American Tariff: D-H, 1938-1939.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence from persons whose last names begin with letters D-H relating to Kyle speech.
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3/1 Texas Cotton Farmer and the American Tariff: J-O, 1938-1939.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence with persons whose last names begin with letters J-O relating to Kyle speech, a copy of the speech, and endorsements.
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3/2 Texas Cotton Farmer and the American Tariff: P-S, 1938-1939.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence with persons whose last names begin with letters P-S relating to Kyle speech.
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3/3 Texas Cotton Farmer and the American Tariff: T-Y, 1938-1939.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence with persons whose last names begin with letters T-Y relating to Kyle speech, copy of address, newspaper clipping about Kyle address.
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3/4 Texas Cotton Farmer and the American Tariff: Post Cards, 1938-1939.
Contains incoming correspondence relating to Kyle speech, primarily requests for copies of speech.
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3/5 Pecans and Walnuts, circa 1915-1928.
Contains addresses/articles on nuts, newspaper clipping on pecans, incoming/outgoing correspondence.
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3/6 USA Work Program-NYA Programs.
Picture album with captions.
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3/7 Miscellaneous Photographs.
Photos include birdhouses/feeder, cattle, fields, TAMU photo, sharecropper houses, tree pruning.
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3/8 A and M Post War Plans, 1944.
Reports on enrollment, student life, growth, public relations, research.
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3/9 Letters to Colonel Barton about Kyle, 1940.
Correspondence pertaining to honorary degree of Doctor of Science to be given Kyle by University of Arkansas.
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3/10 E. J. Kyle Commendations, 1936-1943.
Contains incoming correspondence praising Kyle, and incoming/outgoing correspondence concerning how retirement plan at A and M affects Kyle, Texas Baby Chick Association award.
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3/11 R. A. Atkinson, 1934.
Contains Wharton annual teaching plan, farm survey for Wharton.
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3/12 Letters from Graduates, 1935-1943.
Miscellaneous correspondence from former students received during 1935, 1937, 1938, 1940-1943.
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3/13 Publications, 1912-1942.
Includes Kyle report on Agriculture School, 1912; prospectus of Agriculture School, 1921; Bulletin of A and M, 1938; statistics on Agriculture graduates and students, 1923; claims of A and M for financial support; endorsement for building, 1926-1927, 1926 report on need of building program; bulletin, 1930-1931/ Agriculture economics, 1940; bulletin on dedication of Animal Industries Building, 1937; lecture course, 1940; A and M bulletin, 1942.
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4/1 Photographs.
Most pictures are captioned and relate to agriculture. Some negatives are included. Contains some L. A. Schreiner photos of Texas Longhorn and pecan tree, Kerrville, Texas. Some photos relate to soil conservation.
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4/2 Bldgs., Livestock, and Lands-A and M and other Land-Grant Colleges Kyle.
Incoming/outgoing correspondence with other U. S. colleges. Includes valuation of A and M agricultural holdings of other U. S. colleges. Includes evaluation of A and M agricultural holdings for 1928, 1929, 1931, 1935, 1937. Also, lists of agricultural holdings of other U.S. colleges.
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4/3 Enrollment, Salary, and Maintenance Statistics-Land-Grant Colleges.
Includes 1943 teaching staff roll, agricultural trends report, correspondence on changing to semester plan (Iowa State College, 1952), statistical data on A and M, 1932-1944.
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4/4 Kyle Miscellaneous Speeches and Articles.
Includes 1914 speech to Texas State Florists' Association, 1916 commencement address at Kyle Public School, 1925 article on decline of students in agricultural colleges, 1928 address on Land-Grant college survey, 1930 address on organization and development of Land-Grant colleges, address on dairying in Texas, and address on training for agricultural leadership in Texas.
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4/5 German Butter Processing .
Contains memorandum on German Butter processing from E.L. Perry, churning item, correspondence.
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4/6 Cotton Correspondence, 1938.
Correspondence (incoming) on cotton, plus a cotton sample.
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4/7 Texas Frozen Food Locker Association, 1946.
Memorandum agreement with A and M for grant to support research into uses of frozen foods.
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4/8 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research, 1936, 1938.
Contains listing of approved projects, 1936 and listing of tentative Projects, 1938-39.
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4/9 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research-No. 17a, 226-D, 323, 231.
Projects investigate: Time and Method of Intertillage, Can Sumac Hay and Cane Silage as Roughness for Fattening Lambs, Inheritance of Egg Size in White Leghorn Chickens, Studies in the Growth of Mohair.
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4/10 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research: No. 250, 255, 266, 267, 278.
Projects investigate: Mechanical Harvesting of Cotton, Morphology and Physiology of Tomato Pockets, Effects of Radiations on the Domestic Fowl, Volume of Business in Relation to the Efficiency and Earnings of Banks, Standardization and Breeding of the Pecan.
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4/11 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research: No. 279, 280, 285, 286, 287.
Projects investigate: Propagation of the Pecan, Walnut and Other Nut Fruits, Factors Influencing Fruit Setting in the Pecan, Bang Bacillus Disease, Effects of Radiations of Cotton, Pecan Nut Case Bearer Investigations.
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4/12 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research: No. 300, 308, 309, 311, 402.
Projects investigate: Feeding Value of Unground Versus Ground Grain For Dairy Cattle, Cottonseed as a Supplement to Sorghum Heads and Carbonaceous Hay for Fattening Yearling Steers, Cytological and Hybridization Studies with Sheep and Goats, Central and Local Market Prices of Wheat in Relation of Quality, Effect of Degree of Fatness on Tenderness and Flavor in Lamb.
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5/1 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research-No. 403, 423, 429, 451, 456.
Projects investigate: Trichomoniasis in Cattle, Effect of the Growth Hormone of the Anterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland on Swine, Study of the Variations in Normal Composition of Milk Produced in Texas, Study of the Use of Milk Substitute Compared with Skim Milk for Feeding Dairy Calves, Mastitis Investigation.
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5/2 Projects-Texas Wildlife Research No. 481, 467, 484, 537, 530.
Projects investigate: Varieties of Small Grain and Rye Grass For Winter Pasture, Dehydrated Sweet Potato Meal Vs. Ground Shelled Corn For Fattening Beef Calves, High Vs. Low Protein Rations for Lactating Dairy Cows, Studies of Methods of Handling Market and Hatching Eggs, Factors in Feeds of Animal Origin Affecting the Stability of Carotene.
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5/3 Kyle-Agriculture Graduates: Opportunities For.
Contains 1931 radio talk, article on agricultural leadership, articles on positions for agricultural graduates, agriculture as a vocation, future of vocational agriculture work in Texas.
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5/4 Kyle-Agriculture Curricula.
Contains articles/addresses on system for agricultural education in Texas (1913), agricultural educational program in Texas, objectives of agricultural colleges, and other closely-related articles.
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5/5 Kyle-Agriculture Curricula.
Contains articles/addresses relating to agricultural curriculum dated 1924, 1925, 1936. Includes article on a revised curriculum for agriculture by Sam B. Shirky.
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5/6 Tariff: Depressions and Our American Tariff, 1938.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence pertaining to Kyle address, and a copy of the address.
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5/7 Post War Agriculture.
Contains two Kyle articles on handling Post War problems, U.S. Department of Agriculture bulletin on "Peacetime Adjustments in Farming", and an A and M study on Post War planning for Texas agriculture.
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5/8 School of Agriculture: Reports On.
Contains reports for years 1926, 1930, 1936-37. Includes 1925-1937 Progress Report, and 1930 Report to Board of Directors on the School of Agriculture. Contains 1938 Taylor Memorandum on Wildlife, other department memoranda for 1938, and Teaching Division data for 1940.
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6/1 School of Vocational Teaching-Establishment and Abolishment Of.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence, 1934 Frederic C. Howe Speech on neglected status of agriculture in the U.S., list of Extension Service County Agent work (1935), list of Texas Departments of Vocational Education (1934-1935).
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6/2 State Board of Education Report.
Contains recommendations of School of Agriculture on reduction of cost of instruction for the state Board of Education, a legislative resolution adopted by State Board of Education, June 14, 1936, correspondence with various department of School of Agriculture concerning finances.
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6/3 Alpha Zeta Corporation.
1933 correspondence concerning payment of an account.
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6/4 Naming of Kyle Field, 1951-1952.
Incoming/outgoing correspondence concerning when, where, how and who selected the name for A and M athletic field.
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6/5 Naming of Kyle Field, 1952-1957.
Incoming/outgoing correspondence concerning naming of A and M athletic field. Also includes letters of congratulations; Minutes of Board of Directors designating naming of Kyle Field.
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6/6 Junior Banquet Program, 1909.
Booklet pertaining to 1909 junior banquet, which includes menu, toasts, committees, and autographs.
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6/7 Photographs.
Collection includes pictures of Kyle Field, early athletes, early A and M buildings and campus, 1909 football team, Thanksgiving Hop invitation. Many of the pictures are captioned.
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6/8 Gold Book: A and M, 1919.
Pamphlet paying tribute to A and M students who died in World War I. Lists names and biography beside picture of each man.
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6/9 Letters of Commendation, 1940-1941.
Contains copies of letters from such prominent people as Jesse H. Jones, Cordell Hull, R. L.. Thornton, et al. praising Kyle as a man and as a professional.
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6/10 Football-Miscellaneous.
Contains team rosters for 1902, 1909, 1939; article on E. J.. Kyle contributions to A and M athletic program; copy of 1944 Kyle resignation as Chairman of Athletic Council, 1953 general correspondence.
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6/11 Sugar Bowl, 1939.
Articles from New Orleans and Fort Worth papers concerning A and M playing in the Sugar Bowl.
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6/12 Photographs-Sports.
Contains football/baseball/track photos, pictures of Kyle Field, students living in tents, 1912 football team, 1902 football team.
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6/13 Letters from Aggies Concerning Building of Kyle Field.
Incoming/outgoing correspondence pertaining to reading and publication of a history of athletics at A and M College. Also includes list of names of 1907 class members present at student body meeting for the purpose of naming a new athletic field.
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6/14 Letters from Aggies Concerning Building of Kyle Field.
Contains incoming/outgoing correspondence on naming Kyle Field, copies of letters received when Kyle resigned from Athletic Council, incoming correspondence praising Kyle's contribution to A and M athletics.
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7/1 Athletic Letters.
Correspondence with those offering congratulations to Kyle upon his being elected Athletic Chairman, 1937; newspaper clipping on F. C. Bowen's history of Kyle Field; letter concerning Sugar Bowl, 1940; 1934 Kyle resignation from Athletic Council; correspondence with football players; handwritten speech given at Houston ISD stadium dedication; Kyle speech (1939) to football squad and coaches; copy of article from Battalion, 1926.
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7/2 Athletics Miscellaneous.
Contains 1905 report urging Kyle to remain on Athletic Council, 1910 petition signed by student body urging Kyle to remain on Athletic Council, 1939 speech to team and coaches, and Kyle's final resignation as Chairman of Athletic Council. Includes resolution adopted by Athletic Committee of the Association of Former A and M Students praising his service on Athletic Council. Incoming correspondence praising Kyle upon his resignation.
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7/3 Early Photos-Kyle Field.
Collection includes 1907 or 1908 game at Kyle Field with Mr. and Mrs. Kyle in buggy, 1909 O.U. Game in Dallas, Corps greeting President Taft with Kyle in the background, first board fence around Kyle Field. Many photos are captioned.
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7/4 Newspaper Articles on Kyle/Kyle Field/Football.
Articles date circa 1936-1941, with no 1938 articles included. Articles discuss games, athletic facilities, naming of field, and Kyle.
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7/5 Kyle Contributions to A and M Athletic Program.
Contains 1951 article, Former Students resolution praising Kyle's work, 1952 pamphlet based on 1951 article.
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7/6 Battalion, 24 September, 1909.
Football issue of A and M paper.
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7/7 Newspaper Articles.
Handwritten copies of 1908 Battalion article and a Houston Chronicle article concerning football season.
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7/8 Photographs-Kyle Field.
Collection includes Sugar Bowl trophy, 1940, with Kyle and his grandchildren; Kyle Field; 1905 baseball team, 1939 football squad. Most pictures are captioned.
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7/9 Football Team, 1894-1895.
Photographs and correspondence pertaining to football team.
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7/10 Farm Credit Administration.
Certificate of Appointment, 1953.

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Series 5. Scrapbooks, 1910s-1940s.

Two scrapbooks commemorating Kyle's service as Dean of the School of Agriculture at Texas A & M College, and one commemorating the dedication of the new Animal Industries Building 10 Dec. 1936. Housed with E. J. Kyle Papers in custom boxes.
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Box 8 "News Paper clippings showing early developments in Agriculture at A and M and throughout Texas," 1910s.
1 scrapbook, measuring 41 cm. x 30 cm. Scrapbook pages with glue in a grid on each page. Black paper covers detached from spine. Label pasted to front cover bearing title handwritten in blue ink also annotated by hand in pencil with: "Donated to College Archives By Dean E. J. Kyle, May 30, 1957." Contains newspaper clippings.
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Box 9 "Dean Kyle's Contributions to Agriculture in Texas & the Nation," 1920's-1940's
1 scrapbook, measuring 46 cm. x 30 cm. Brown paper covers with black spine. Label pasted to front cover bearing title handwritten in blue ink also annotated by hand in pencil with: "Donated to College Archives by Dean E. J. Kyle. May 30, 1957." Contains newspaper clippings.
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Box 10 "Dedication of Animal Husbandry Building as a Memorial to the Pioneer Live Stock Men of Texas," 1936-1937
1 scrapbook, measuring 35 cm. x 26 cm. Mottled tan paper covers with black spine. Label pasted to front cover bearing title handwritten in blue ink also annotated by hand in pencil with: "Donated to College Archives by Dean E. J. Kyle. May 23, 1957." Label pasted on inside front cover bears typed dedication: "PRESS CLIPPINGS ON THE, DEDICATION OF THE, ANIMAL INDUSTRIES BUILDING, Compiled for, Dean E. J. Kyle, By the, Publicity Department." Dedication of the new Animal Industries Building ceremony held in Guion Hall 10 Dec. 1936. Contains journal and newspaper clippings, programs, offprints, and letters of congratulation to Kyle.

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