Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1957-1981 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association
Title: Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records,
Dates: 1957-1981 and undated
Abstract: The Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association promotes the state's wool and mohair industry.
Collection # S 1064.7
Quantity: 6 boxes (6.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

In the twentieth century, wool marketing associations were formed to promote the industry and give ranchers a stronger, collective voice in regards to wool legislation. The Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association was established in 1915 with J. B. Murrah of Del Rio, Texas, selected as the first president.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials created and received by the association in its activities to promote the sheep and goat industry in dealing with legislation, predator control, labor, research, water conservation, marketing, and other matters.


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 (Organizations)
Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association
Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association--Records and correspondence
Subjects
Goat industry--Texas--History
Livestock--Texas
Mohair industry--Texas--History
Sheep--Texas--History.
Sheep industry--Texas--History
Sheep ranches--Texas--History
Wool industry--Texas--History
Woolen goods industry--Texas

Related Material

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

  • Paul Howard Carlson oral history interview [sound recording], 1977
  • Florence Black Hall Photographs, 1910-1969
  • Kate Adele Hill oral history interview [sound recording], 1977
  • Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Photographs, 1917-1971
  • Ray W. Willoughby oral history interview [sound recording], 1977

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, 1957-1981 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gifts, undated

Processed by

A. Ramirez, 2000


Additional Sources

Paul H. Carlson. "Texas Woolybacks: The Range Sheep and Goat Industry. "College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1982.


Collection Inventory

 

Committee

box folder
1 1 Annual Meeting, 1980
2 Annual Meeting, 1981
3 Awards, 1979-1980
4 Convention Preregistration, 1980
5 Convention Sites, 1968-1977
6 Health - Brucellosis Eradication, 1979
7 Health and Product Development Committee - Animal Health, 1978-1979
8 Health and Product Development Committee - Animal Health, 1978-1980
9 Health and Product Development Committee - Meat Animals, 1977-1981
10 Health and Product Development Committee - Research, 1978-1979
box folder
2 1 Health and Product Development Committee - Research, 1980-1981
2 Health and Product Development Committee - Research, undated
3 Health of Livestock - Pest Control, 1979
4 HJR 121 - Amendment 7, 1978
5 Legal: State of Wyoming vs. Cecil D. Andrus: Predator Control, 1974-1980
6 Legislative, 1977-1980
7 Memorial, 1977-1980
8 Marketing and Promotion, 1979-1980
box folder
3 1 Natural Resources, 1981-1982 and undated
2 Past Presidents, 1973-1975
3 Predatory Animals, 1975-1977
4 Predatory Animals, 1978
5 Predatory Animals, 1979
6 Predatory Animals, 1980
7 Predatory Animals, undated
8 Recreational Trails, 1975-1979 and undated
9 Scholarship - Bryan Hunt Applications, 1981
box folder
4 1 State Legislative File, 1981
2 Tax and Labor, 1970-1981
3 Water Control/Conservation, 1973-1980
4 Wild Scenic Rivers Act - Holdover, 1980-1982
5 Young Ranchers, 1973-1974 and undated
6 Wool and Mohair Marketing and Promotion Committee, 1980-1981



 

General

box folder
4 7 Albany Wool Lab, 1981
8 American Sheep Producers Council, 1976-1981
box folder
5 1 Bank Statements, 1965-1981
2 Correspondence, 1979-1981
3 Dissertation - Domestic Lamb Marketing Sector, 1975
4 Environmental Protection Agency, 1978
5 Financial Receipts, 1979
6 Land Use, 1977-1980
7 Membership Cards, 1973 and undated
8 Mertz, Joe - Personal, 1979-1981
9 Mohair Council of America, 1978-1980
10 Natural Resources File, 1979-1980
box folder
6 1 National Wool Growers Association, 1977-1981
2 National Wool Growers Association, undated
3 Paid Bills, 1980
4 Paid Bills, 1981
5 Photographs, 1957-1980 and undated
6 Preregistration Annual Convention, 1981
7 Sheep and Goat Industry News, 1979-1980
8 Sims, Bill - Personal, 1966-1980 and undated
9 Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Meetings, 1979-1981
10 Texas Wool and Mohair Warehouses Association, 1979-1980 and undated
11 Texas Wool and Mohair Warehouses Association, 1976-1981 and undated
12 Wardlaw, Martin - Personal, 1978-1980