Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Fredric H. Cowart II:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1966-1998 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

creator Cowart, Fredric H., II
Title: Fred H. Cowart II Papers,
Dates: 1966-1998 and undated
Abstract: Papers of Lubbock graphic artist Fred H. Cowart II from 1966-1998 and undated.
Collection # S 221.1
Quantity: 10 boxes and 1 scrapbook (11.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

A Lubbock graphic artist, historian, petroleum draftsman, and poet, Fred Cowart was also Chief illustrator for Reese Air Force Base. He composed The Firepower Theme, which was written in 1983 in honor of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatics team. The materials came from Mr. Cowart's personal collection.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, scrapbook material, literary production, and printed material. For the scrapbook material, the collection contains envelope art and personal writings. Printed material includes the Firepower theme and information on various military precision flight teams such as the Thunderbirds and the Blue Angels.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


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)
Cowart, Fredric H., II
Coward family
Ramsey family--Genealogy
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Air Force
United States. Air Force. Thunderbirds
United States. Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron
Places
Midland (Tex.)--History
Subjects
Artists--Texas
Illustrators--Texas--Lubbock
Poets, American--Texas
Stunt flying

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Fred Cowart Papers, 1899-1991

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred Cowart Papers, 1966-1998 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
98-0008-A, 98-0016-B, 98-0024-B, 98-0025-B, 98-0039-B, 98-0040-B, 98-0043-B, 98-0049-B, 98-0070-B, 98-0081-B, 98-0226-B, 98-0340-B, 98-0345-B, 98-0349-B, 98-0362-B, 98-0384-B, 98-0464-B, 99-0039-A

Gifts, undated

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, August 2000


Collection Inventory

 

Papers, 1899-1986




 
box folder
1 1 Genealogical Notes and Records, 1899-1965 and undated



 
box folder
1 2 Director: Snedelor's Greene County Directory 1856, 1963



 
box folder
1 3 Correspondence, 1899-1986



 

Genealogies, 1971-1982 and undated

box folder
1 4 The Elliot Family, The Martin Family, The Rosser Family, The Smith Family, 1972-1981
5 The Cowart Family, 1982
6 The Holt Family, The Blanton Family, The Peacock Family, The Wells Family, 1972-1981
7 The Terry Family, 1971-1981
8 Nelson Cowart Family Notebook, undated
9 Our Cowart Family, 1981
10 The Ramsay Family, The Fairly Family, The Richards Family, 1973-1981
11 Stormy Carol Cowart, 1963-1981 and undated



 
box folder
1 12 Pedigree Charts, 1972-1981



 
box folder
1 13 Printed Material, produced by Fred Cowart, 1971-1983



 

Scrapbook Material, 1948-1985 and undated

box folder
1 14 Graduation, 1961-1972
15 Mr. And Mrs. Claude Terry's 50th Anniversary, 1965
16 Newsclippings, 1948-1965
17 Photographs and Negatives, 1916 and undated
18 Post Cards, 1986
19 Report Cards, 1953-1985 and undated



 

Papers, 1908-1999 and undated




 

Correspondence

box folder
2 1 Cowart, Fred, 1983-1991
2 Cowart, Fred, 1993-1994
3 Cowart, Fred, 1998 and undated
4 Memo from School of Law, 1988



 

Literary Production

box folder
2 5 "Charles Sanders Pierce, Petroglyphs and Pictographs," 1997
6 "Coronado: Which Path to Glory?" 1989
7 English Essays, 1996
8 The Firepower Theme, 1985-1991
9 "The Horned Water Serpent and the Six Directions," 1997
10 "Milestones of Methodism," 1990
11 "Mock Heroics on the Midway," 1998
12 "Petroglyphs and Pictographs," Essay, 1998
13 "Thunderbirds," 1998 and undated
14 "You're Angel Fire," 1983



 

Printed Material

box folder
2 15 "Aircraft Noseart," 1992
16 "American Poetry Anthology," 1988
17 "Architecture of Ancient Peru," 1969
18 "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight," 1985
19 "The Battle of Britain," 1991
20 Christian Single, 1989
21 "'Firepower' Poet Still Seeking Right Market," 1985
22 "The Firepower Theme," 1983 and undated
23 "Frecce Tricolori '94," 1994
24 "Frecce Tricolori '97," 1997
25 "The Harbinger," 1997
26 "How They Got Planes on Ships," 1994
27 National Geographic, 1929
28 "On the External Appearance of the Dodo, Raphus cuculutus," 1993
29 "Patrouille de France," 1997
30 Rand McNally Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, 1990
box folder
3 1 "The Red Arrows," 1993-1997
2 Thunderbirds, 1983-1993
3 Thunderbirds, 1998
4 Thunderbirds and Blue Angels, 1991-1996 and undated
5 "USAF Thunderbirds Coloring Book," undated
6 US Space Program, 1969-1994
7 "Welcome to Altus," 1990s



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
3 8 Architecture Notebooks, 1968-1969
9 Envelope Art, 1997-1998 and undated
10 "The Firepower Theme," 1983 and undated
11 Folder Art, 1996
12 Folder Art, "Ghosts," 1996
13 "Fun Stuff" Scrapbook, 1987-1997 and undated
14 History 1302 Class Gradebook, 1993
15 History 1302 Class Roles, Alamo Community College, 1993
16 "Lubbock" Scrapbook, 1988-1997 and undated
17 New Reconstruction of the Dodo, 1994
18 "Nice Stuff " Scrapbook, 1985-1997 and undated
19 "Nomads" Scrapbook, 1967-1997 and undated
box folder
4 1 "Poetry" Scrapbook, 1908-1997
2 "Texas" Scrapbook, 1966-1974 and undated
3 Thunderbirds, undated
4 "Wings"Scrapbook, 1994-1997 and undated
5 "Wings II" Scrapbook, 1988-1990 and undated
6 "Wings III" Scrapbook, 1969-1997 and undated
7 "Wings VI" Scrapbook, 1981-1997
8 Untitled Scrapbook, 1997-1998 and undated



 

Oversized Material

box folder
5 1 Military Aircraft Posters, undated
2 Autographed T-Shirts, undated



 

Papers, 1943-1999 and undated




 

Correspondence

box folder
6 1 Thank You Letters, 1983-1986
2 Thank You Letters, 1983-1997



 

Literary Production

box folder
6 3 Firepower Theme honoring the Thunderbirds, 1986
4 Marines, 1986
5 Poems, the collected Works of Fred H. Cowart, II, 1969-1981



 

Printed Material

box folder
6 6 Blue Angels, 1985-1991
7 Brochures, undated
8 Poetry Booklets, 1991



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
6 9 Art of Fred Cowart, Vol 1-2, 1961-1981
10 Art of Fred Cowart, Vol 3, 1981-1986
11 Artwork, 1986
12 Cowart's Artwork on Cards, 1975-1988
13 Envelope Art by Cowart, 1999
14 Fred Cowart's Personal Scrapbook, 1943-1979
15 Thank You Cards, 1991-1999
16 Miscellaneous, undated



 

Papers, 1943-1999 and undated




 

Legal Material

box folder
7 1 Certificate of Registration, 1993



 

Literary Production

box folder
7 2 New Lunar Poems, Fred Cowart, 1969
3 Ramsay Family Genealogy Book, by Fred Cowart, 1983
4 "Riddle of the Big Country's Store Maps, Remains Unsolved," Duane Kendall Hale, 1998



 

Printed Material

box folder
7 5 News Clippings, 1999
6 Voyages to Paradise, William R. Gray, 1981



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
7 7 Artwork, Fred Cowart, 1975-1990 and undated
8 Artwork Samples in Slides and Prints, 1988
9 Caraway Mulberry Tree and Windmill, Slides, 1988
10 High Flight Poem and Thunderbirds, 1992
11 High School Diploma, 1961
12 Omega Album, 1943-1999
13 US Air Force Recruiting Certificate, 1991
14 Wings V, 1997-1999
15 Wings X Portfolio, 1983-1999



 

Memorabilia

box folder
7 16 Tassel from 1992 Masters Ceremony



 

Papers, 1983-1999 and undated




 

Literary Production

box folder
8 1 Research Material of Coronado's Quest
2 Mahon Paper, 1992



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
8 3 Thunderbirds, undated
4 Thunderbirds, undated
5 Eye Photograph, undated
6 Miscellaneous, undated
7 Miscellaneous, undated
8 Thunderbirds and Blue Angel, 1983-1988 and undated
9 Wings, 1997-1999
10 Notebook, History 5304, Historical Methodology



 

Papers, 1912-1990 and undated




 
box folder
9 1 Correspondence, 1987-1988



 
box folder
9 2 Correspondence, 1988-1990 and undated



 
box folder
9 3 Correspondence, 1989 and undated



 
box folder
9 4 Correspondence, Letter from George Bush, 1989



 
box folder
9 5 Correspondence, 1990



 
box folder
9 6 Correspondence, 1990



 
box folder
9 7 Correspondence, 1990



 

Literary Production

box folder
9 8 Research Material, Coronado Expedition, 1912-1981 and undated
9 Firepower Theme, 1983
10 The White Rose Literary Magazine, 1988-1990 and undated
11 American Poetry Anthology, 1989
12 The White Rose, 1990



 

Printed Material

box folder
9 13 Brochures and Pamphlets, 1985-1987
14 Cross-Country News, 1985



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
9 15 Announcements, 1961 and undated
16 Supplement #1 to Family Album, 1941-1971 and undated
17 Photo Album, 1943-1951
box folder
10 1 Family Album, undated