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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Additional Sources

Description of Series

Drawings/Blueprints of Residential Homes

Drawings/Blueprints of Commercial and Agricultural Structures,

Drawings/Blueprints of City of Post Buildings and Structures,

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

City of Post, Texas, Blueprints:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1908-1915 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Post (Tex.)
Title: City of Post, Texas, Blueprint Collection,
Dates: 1908-1915 and undated
Abstract: This collection consists blueprints of various structures in the City of Post, Texas.
Collection # M 5.1
Quantity: 837 blueprints (6.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The county seat of Garza County, Post was established as a town in 1907 when cereal magnate Charles William Post bought 200,000 acres of ranch land and created the Double U Company. The company was responsible for the construction of the town and landscaping, as well as renting and selling farm land and buildings.

The Handbook of Texas has published a more in-depth online biography of Post, Texas at http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/search.html

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists blueprints of residential homes, commercial and agricultural structures, miscellaneous buildings and structures for the city of Post, Texas. The materials were donated along with the Double U Ranch records.

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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.
Places
Post (Tex.)
Post (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
Architecture--Texas--Post
Architecture, Domestic--Texas--Post
Blueprints
Buildings--Texas--Post
Cities and towns--Texas, West
Commercial buildings--Texas--Post
Dwellings--Texas--Post
Farm buildings--Texas--Post

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Related Material

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

  • Rick Dingus Photographs, 1994

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

City of Post, Texas, Blueprint Collection, 1908-1915 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession # (s):
84-0015-B, 85-0024-B

Gifts, 1984-195

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2000

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Additional Sources

Didway, Charles, ed. "A History of Garza County. "Seagraves, Texas: Pioneer, 1973.

Eaves, Charles Dudley and C.A. Hutchinson. "Post City, Texas: C.W. Post's Colonizing Activities in West Texas. "Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1952.

Macik, Gregory S. "What Makes Main Street?: a Study of the Main Street Programs in Plainview, Post, and Littlefield, Texas. "Thesis (M. of Arch.)--Texas Tech University, 1994.

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Collection Inventory

 

Part #1
Drawings/Blueprints of Residential Homes

Item 498
Buffet for C.W. Post, Also See Houseplan Drawing #11010A, November 1911,
1 item
Item 702 P
Two Story House, Four Bedroom, May 1909,
4 items
Item 708 P
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, May 1909,
9 items
Item 2001 P
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, May 1909,
12 items
Item 2002 P
Two Story House, Four Bedroom, May 1909,
7 items
Item 2107 P
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, May 1909,
2 items
Item 8001
One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1908,
3 items
Item 8002
One Story House, Two Bedroom, undated,
6 items
Item 8008 A
Drawing of Andiron for House G, undated,
1 item
Item 8011 A
One Story House, Three? Bedroom, undated,
6 items
Item 8012 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, undated,
11 items
Item 8013 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, April 1908,
4 items
Item 8018 A
Two Story House, Four Bedroom, April 1908,
5 items
Item 8028 A
Water Piping Plans for House #34, undated,
1 item
Item 8032 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1908,
12 items
Item 8039 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, undated,
6 items
Item 8051 A
Drawing of Fireplace for House D, September 1908,
1 item
Item 8055 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, October 1908,
9 items
Item 8056 A
Two Story House, November 1908,
4 items
Item 8060 A
Two Story House, November 1908,
2 items
Item 8062 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908,
2 items
Item 8063 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908,
2 items
Item 8064 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908,
5 items
Item 8065 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908,
5 items
Item 9003 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, October 1908,
3 items
Item 9006 A
One Story House, Three Bedroom, February 1909,
3 items
Item 9007 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, February 1909,
12 items
Item 9014 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, March 1909,
3 items
Item 9022 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, April 1909,
6 items
Item 9025 A
Two Story House, Two Bedroom, May 1909,
8 items
Item 9026 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, May 1909,
4 items
Item 9029 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1909,
12 items
Item 9031 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1909,
2 items
Item 9032 A
Two Story House, Four? Bedroom, June 1909,
4 items
Item 9038 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1909,
9 items
Item 9039 A
Two Story House, May 1909,
9 items
Item 9040 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, August 1909,
4 items
Item 9041 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9042
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9043 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9044 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9045 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9046 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9047 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9049 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 9052 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, August 1909,
3 items
Item 9053 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, August 1909,
6 items
Item 9054 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, September 1909,
3 items
Item 9055 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, September 1909,
6 items
Item 9056 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, September 1909,
6 items
Item 9058 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, October 1909,
2 items
Item 9060 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, October 1909,
6 items
Item 9061 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, November 1909,
2 items
Item 9062 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, November 1909,
2 items
Item 9070 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1909,
2 items
Item 10006 A
Two Story House, Two? Bedroom, September 1909,
3 items
Item 10010 A
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, April 1910,
3 items
Item 10019 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, July 1910,
2 items
Item 10031 A
One Story House, Three Bedroom, September 1910,
3 items
Item 10038 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1910,
2 items
Item 11003 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, March 1911,
4 items
Item 11004 A
One Story House, One Bedroom, April 1911,
2 items
Item 11008 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, April 1911,
2 items
Item 11010 A
House for C.W. Post, August 1911,
9 items
Item 12002 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1912,
3 items
Item 12003
One Story House, Two Bedroom, February 1912,
3 items
Item 12004 A
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1911,
2 items
Item 12008
One Story House, Two Bedroom, April 1912,
3 items
Item 12011
One Story House, Two Bedroom, November 1912,
7 items
Item 12012
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
9 items
Item 12013
One Story House, One Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 12014
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
15 items
Item 12015
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
5 items
Item 12016
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
2 items
Item 12017
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 12018
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 12019
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 12020
Detail of Window Blind, December 1912,
3 items
Item 12021
One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 12022
One Story House, One Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 12023
One Story House, One Bedroom, December 1912,
7 items
Item 13001
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
6 items
Item 13002
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
6 items
Item 13003
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
8 items
Item 13004
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
10 items
Item 13005
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
6 items
Item 13006
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
8 items
Item 13007
One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1913,
5 items
Item 13009
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
8 items
Item 13010
One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913,
6 items
Item 13011
One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1913,
16 items
Item 13012
One Story House (exterior only), 1912,
1 item
Item 14003
One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1914,
7 items
Item 14007
One Bedroom House, with barn and chicken house, March 1914,
3 items
Item 14015
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1914,
5 items
Item 14016
One Story House (front exterior only), undated,
1 item
Item 14017
One Story House, One Bedroom, undated,
2 items
Item 14019
One Story House, One Bedroom, undated,
5 items
Item 14025
One Story House, Two Bedroom (floor plan with small exterior sketch), October 1914,
1 item
Item 14026
One Story House, Two Bedroom, November 1914,
2 items
Item 15003
Two Bedroom House (floor plan only), February 1915,
1 item
Item 15007
One Story House, Two Bedroom, March 1915,
6 items
Item 15011
Two Story House, Four Bedroom, April 1915,
8 items
Item 15012
One Story House, Two Bedroom, May 1915,
2 items
Item 15018
One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1915,
3 items
Item 15019
One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1915,
4 items
Item 15019 A
One Story House, Three Bedroom, June 1915,
2 items
Item 15024
One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1915,
3 items
Item 15025
One Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1915,
3 items
Item 15027
Side Exterior View Only, July 1915,
1 item
Item 15028
One Story House, Two Bedroom, July 1915,
2 items
Item 15030
One Story House, One Bedroom, August 1915,
4 items
Item 15031
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1915,
3 items
Item 15033
One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1915,
3 items
Item 15034
One Story House, Two Bedroom, September 1915,
3 items
Item 15037
One Story House, Two Bedroom (floor plan only), September 1915,
1 item
Item 15041
One Story House, Two Bedroom, September 1915,
1 item
Item 20004
Drawing of Window Frame Detail, undated,
1 item
Item 20005
Two Story Floorplan, with plumbing plans, June 1909,
2 items
Item 20006
Plumbing Plans for unidentified building, undated,
1 item
Item 20007
Front View of Small One Story House, April 1908,
2 items
Item 20008
Front View and Floorplan of One Bedroom House, undated,
1 item
Item 20009
Front and Side Views of Farm House, undated,
1 item
Item 20010
One Story House, One Bedroom, undated,
1 item
Item 20011
Front View and Floor Plans of One Story, Two Bedroom House, September 1910,
1 item
Item 20012
Front View and Floor Plans of One Story, Two Bedroom House, April 1912,
1 item
Item 20013
Front View and Floor Plans of Two Bedroom House, December 1911,
1 item
Item 20014
Front View and Floor Plans of Two Bedroom House, December 1911,
1 item
Item 20015
Front View and Floor Plans of Two Bedroom House, undated,
1 item
Item 20016
Front View and Floor Plans of One Story, Two Bedroom House, March 1909,
1 item
Item 20017
Two Story House, Three Bedroom, August 1909,
2 items
Item 20018
Floor Plan Only, Two Story, Three Bedroom House, February 1909,
1 item
Item 20019
Two Story House (floor plans missing), 1908,
9 items
Item 20020
Two Story House, Four Bedroom, undated,
2 items
Item 20021
Floor Plan Only for Two Story, Three Bedroom House, undated,
1 item

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Part #2
Drawings/Blueprints of Commercial and Agricultural Structures,

Item 8005 A
Details of Hotel and Restaurant, undated,
1 item
Item 8006 A
Foundation/Floor Plan for Unidentified Building, undated,
1 item
Item 8015 A
Drawing of File Cases, Unidentified Building, May 1908,
1 item
Item 8016 A
Livestock Shed with Attached Grain Room, undated,
4 items
Item 8017 A
Drawings of Store Front, May 1908,
7 items
Item 8019 A
Drawing of Fork for Maize/Kaffir Planter, April 1908,
1 item
Item 8021 A
Details of Restaurant Building, April 1908,
4 items
Item 8023 A
Details of Storefront Cases, April 1908,
2 items
Item 8024 A
Detail of Column Arch, Unidentified Building, May 1908,
1 item
Item 8026 A
Drawing of Blue Print Frame, undated,
1 item
Item 8027 A
Details of Hotel, undated,
3 items
Item 8031 A
Unidentified Building Front and Pot Sink, undated,
1 item
Item 8033 A
Details of Hotel Awnings, July 1908,
2 items
Item 8034 A
Livery Barn and Carriage Room, undated,
1 item
Item 8035 A
Hotel Facade and Awning, June 1908,
2 items
Item 8036 A
Details of Hotel (front desk and kitchen), undated,
6 items
Item 8037 A
Unidentified, Probably Details of Hotel, undated,
1 item
Item 8038 A
Paint House, undated,
1 item
Item 8041 A
Plumbing Plans for Hotel, June 1908,
1 item
Item 8044 A
Keyboard Case, Unidentified Location, undated,
1 item
Item 8045 A
Kitchen Screen and Plumbing Sketch, Unidentified Location, July 1908,
1 item
Item 8046
Machinery Room and Elevator, Unidentified Location, July 1908,
1 item
Item 8047 A
Livestock Sheds, Tool and Grain Rooms, Bill of Materials, July 1908,
2 items
Item 8048 A
Boxes with Movable Partitions, Unidentified Location, August 1908,
2 items
Item 8049
Wall Case with Partitions, Unidentified Location, August 1908,
2 items
Item 8050 A
Drawing of Rope Reel and Spool Bearing, August 1908,
2 items
Item 8052 A
Drawings of Gate and Grain Shed, Also Labeled as Drawing 8053A, September 1908,
10 items
Item 8054 A
Livestock Shed with Tool and Grain Rooms, October 1908,
1 item
Item 8055 A
Blacksmith Shop, April 1908,
2 items
Item 8058 A
Bunk House for Commissary, undated,
1 item
Item 8059 A
Hay Shed, November 1908,
1 item
Item 8061 A
Counter and Case for Store #6, November 1908,
1 item
Item 8066 A
Livestock Shed with Grain and Tool Rooms, December 1908,
1 item
Item 8067 A
Gate Plans, Unidentified Location, November 1908,
2 items
Item 9001 A
Plans for 12 ft x 50 ft Shed, December 1908,
1 item
Item 9002
Plans for Grain Sheds, January 1909,
3 items
Item 9006 A
Plans for 40 ft Wall Case, Unidentified Location, January 1909,
1 item
Item 9013 A
Small Wagon Shed, Stall, Grain Room, March 1909,
1 item
Item 9015 A
Small Wagon Shed, Stall, Grain Room, March 1909,
1 item
Item 9018 A
Plans for Wall Mounted Drawers, Unidentified Location, March 1909,
1 item
Item 9019 A
Plans for Wall Mounted Drawers, Unidentified Location, April 1909,
1 item
Item 9023 A
Girder Tower (probably a windmill), May 1909,
2 items
Item 9024 A
Plans for Wall Cases and Prescription Counter, Store #4, January 1909,
3 items
Item 9027 A
16 ft x 85 ft Wagon Shed, May 1909,
2 items
Item 9028 A
50 ft x 100 ft Warehouse, Job #443, June 1909,
10 items
Item 9030 A
18 ft x 60 ft Shed, June 1909,
2 items
Item 9033 A
Shelves and Counters for Restaurant Building, June 1909,
1 item
Item 9034 A
19 ft x 100 ft Shed, June 1909,
8 items
Item 9035 A
Shelving for Bank Vault, July 1909,
1 item
Item 9036 A
19 ft x 80 ft Shed, July 1909,
6 items
Item 9037 A
19 ft x 80 ft Shed, July 1909,
4 items
Item 9059 A
12 ft x 50 ft Livestock Shed and Grain Room, August 1909,
1 item
Item 9063 A
18 ft x 140 ft Storage Shed, November 1909,
3 items
Item 9064 A
Floor Plan, South Elevation of Church, November 1909,
1 item
Item 9065 A
Detail of Skylight, Unidentified Location, December 1909,
2 items
Item 9066 A
40 ft x 120 ft Warehouse, November 1909,
2 items
Item 9068 A
20 ft x 100 ft Storage Shed, December 1909,
2 items
Item 9069 A
Hog Shed, December 1909,
1 item
Item 10001 A
Lift and Pulley Mechanism, January 1910,
1 item
Item 10002 A
18 ft x 60 ft Grain Room and Shed, January 1910,
1 item
Item 10003 A
Foundation and Floor Plan for Unidentified Building, January 1910,
1 item
Item 10013 A
Commercial Laundry, May 1910,
3 items
Item 10014
16 ft x 32 ft Unidentified Building, May 1910,
1 item
Item 10016 A
Drawing of Storefront, May 1910,
1 item
Item 10023 A
Plans for Grain Building, with two pages of specification sheets, September 1910,
6 items
Item 10027 A
Structural Drawing Showing Sink, Closet, Lavatory Backing, October 1910,
1 item
Item 10034 A
Grain Store, November 1910,
1 item
Item 11006 A
Bank Building, June 1911,
10 items
Item 11008
Windmill Tower, July 1911,
2 items
Item 11010 A
Detail of Fence, September 1912,
2 items
Item 12027
Steel Girder Tower, undated,
4 items
Item 13008
Wall Sized Mirrors and Base Moldings, Unidentified Building, January 1913,
4 items
Item 13015
Plans for Drawing Table, Filing Cabinet, and Bleacher, March 1913,
2 items
Item 13016
Drawing Table and Filing Cabinet, March 1913,
3 items
Item 13017
Toilets for Postex Cotton Mill, June 1913,
3 items
Item 13019
Details of Concrete Forms, Unidentified Building, March 1913,
3 items
Item 13020
Bleachery Toilet, Postex Cotton Mill, July 1913,
1 item
Item 13025
Cattle Shed, 18 ft x 64 ft, November 1913,
2 items
Item 14004
Septic Tank for Algeria Hotel, January 1914,
1 item
Item 14010
Small Shed, June 1914,
1 item
Item 14012
Details of Bank, July 1914,
1 item
Item 14013
Farm Buildings, July 1914,
1 item
Item 14014
Half Pit Silo, July 1914,
1 item
Item 15010
18 ft x 34 ft Office, April 1915,
3 items
Item 15013
Awning for Tower Building, May 1915,
1 item
Item 15017 A
Basement Plans for Unidentified Building, June 1915,
1 item
Item 15020
31 ft x 48 ft Barn, August 1915,
3 items
Item 15026
Shopfront. Unidentified Location, July 1915,
2 items
Item 15036
Grain Room, September 1915,
1 item
Item 15038
Stalls and Grain Room, September 1915,
1 item
Item 15040
Plans for Vault, Unidentified Building, September 1915,
1 item
Item 15053
Sheeting Inspection Building for Postex Cotton Mills, December 1915,
3 items
Item 16029
Grounds of Postex Cotton Mills, April 1916,
4 items
Item 16039
Packing House Site, June 1916,
1 item
Item 20050
Inventory List of Building Materials, undated,
1 item
Item 20051
Roof Line for Unidentified Building, undated,
1 item
Item 20052
Cross Section of Roof, Unidentified Building, June 1909,
1 item
Item 20053
Detail of Pilasters, Unidentified Building, August 1911,
1 item
Item 20054
Detail of Roof Supports, Unidentified Building, undated,
1 item
Item 20055
Detail of Staircase, undated,
1 item
Item 20056
Detail of Storefront Entryway, undated,
1 item
Item 20057
Details of Pilasters and Moldings, Unidentified Building, undated,
1 item
Item 20058
Floor Plan of Restroom, Unidentified Building, June 1919,
1 item
Item 20059
Drawing of Blueprint Frame, April 1908,
1 item
Item 20060
Detail of Molding, undated,
1 item
Item 20061
Grate Doors for Doorway, Window, undated,
1 item
Item 20062
Counters for Store #467, September 1909,
1 item
Item 20063
Details of Elevator Machinery, undated,
1 item
Item 20064
Unidentified Grounds Plan, undated,
1 item
Item 20065
Foundation Plan for Unidentified Building, undated,
1 item
Item 20066
Detail of Line Fence, undated,
2 items
Item 20067
Detail of Fence Corner, undated,
3 items
Item 20068
Detail of Gate Fastener for Hotel Front Door, undated,
1 item
Item 20069
Drawing of House, Shed, Silo, and Orchard, undated,
1 item
Item 20070
Orchard Plot, undated,
1 item
Item 20071
Floor Plans and Front Facade for Storefront, undated,
3 items
Item 20072
Elevator and Machine Room, undated,
1 item
Item 20073
Silo with Wooden Exterior, undated,
1 item
Item 20074
20ft x 80ft Paint Store, with Lumber Bill, April 1908,
1 item
Item 20075
20ft x 40 ft Paint Store, undated,
1 item
Item 20076
34 ft x 100 ft Barn, undated,
1 item
Item 20077
12 ft x 50 ft Open Livestock Shed, Grain Room and Wagon Shed, December 1908,
1 item
Item 20078
Roofline, Exterior View of Open Barn, undated,
1 item
Item 20079
Postex Cotton Mills Bleachery, June 1912,
1 item
Item 20080
Well House, October 1911,
1 item
Item 20081
Unidentified Survey or Structural Drawing, undated,
1 item
Item 20082
Unidentified Survey or Structural Drawing, undated,
2 items

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Part #3
Drawings/Blueprints of City of Post Buildings and Structures,

Item 8009
Post Cemetery, August 1908,
3 items
Item 8031 A
Drawings of School Furniture, July 1908,
1 item
Item 12002
Parks Near Main Street, West of Courthouse, January 1912,
1 item
Item 12015
Railroad Depot Park, undated,
1 item
Item 12026
Park in Front of "Double U" Office, July 1912,
2 items
Item 12031
Concrete Arch Bridge, October 1912,
1 item
Item 14033
Park Near Railroad Depot, October 1914,
4 items
Item 20100
Post School House, undated,
1 item
Item 20101
Post Engine House, undated,
1 item
Item 20102
Sketch of Barns for City Lots, undated,
1 item
Item 20103
Feed Trough for Post City Stables, undated,
1 item
Item 20104
Gate and Fencing for Canyons/Low Spots, undated,
2 items

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