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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

Financial Material

Legal Material

Literary Productions

Oral History

Photographs

Printed Material

Scrapbook Material

Westerners International

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

T. Lindsay Baker:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1949-1990 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Baker, T. (Thomas) Lindsay
Title: T. Lindsay Baker Papers,
Dates: 1949-1990 and undated
Abstract: The papers of T. (Thomas) Lindsay Baker concerning Polish Americans and windmills.
Collection # S 62.1
Quantity: 11 boxes (11.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

T. (Thomas) Lindsay Baker received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history at Texas Tech University. He conducted extensive work in both the history of technology and social and cultural history, and published several books in those areas. Baker also served as a curator at museums in Canyon, Fort Worth and Waco, Texas. The Westerners International is a foundation whose purpose is to encourage interest and research in frontier history. T. Lindsay served as president at one time.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts of The First Polish Americans, A Field Guide to American Windmills, and Silesians in Texas, some photographs and printed materials, scrapbook materials and files on the Westerners International and the Inner Ear Coffeehouse of Lubbock, Texas.

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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)
Baker, T. (Thomas) Lindsay
Baker, T. (Thomas) Lindsay--Manuscripts
Subjects (Organizations)
Inner Ear Coffeehouse (Lubbock, Tex.)
Subjects
Authors--Texas
Historians--Texas
Manuscripts--Texas
Polish Americans
Polish Americans--Manuscripts
Windmills

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Related Material

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

  • T. Lindsay Baker Papers, 1960-1999 and undated
  • Windmill Trade Literature Collection, 1875-1992

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

T. Lindsay Baker Papers, 1949-1990 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
87-0004-B, 92-0102-B

Gifts, 1987-1992

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Correspondence

box folder
1 1 "Thank You" letters and notes, 1948-1957
2 "Thank You" letters and notes, 1958-1971
3 Baker, Krystyna, 1968-1970 and undated
4 Baker, Krystyna, 1970-1975 and undated
5 Baker, Krystyna, Poland Trip, 1969-1970 and undated
6 Baker, Shirley Mae, Pictures, 1979-1980 and undated
7 Bates Award, 1980-1981
8 Bates Award, 1982-1983
9 Baylor University Employment, 1986-1987
10 Cayman Islands National Museum, 1990 and undated
11 Prize, Charles Frankel, 1989
12 Employment, 1984-1987
13 Employment Possibilities, 1986-1989
14 Fehrenback Book Award, 1989-1990
15 Bates Award, 1981-1982
16 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Incoming, Pictures, 1987-1989 and undated
17 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Outgoing, 1987-1989 and undated
18 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Outgoing, 1987-1989 and undated
box folder
2 1 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Outgoing, 1987-1989 and undated
2 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Report, 1989
3 Jeane, 1978-1979
4 Kaegi Family Visit, 1978-1979 and undated
5 Kosciuszko Foundation, 1972-1976 and undated
6 Moore, Bill, 1986-1987 and undated
7 Personal: Incoming, 1980 and undated
8 Personal: Incoming, 1981 and undated
9 Personal: Incoming, 1982 and undated
10 Personal: Incoming, 1983-1984 and undated
11 Personal, 1961-1969
12 Personal, 1970-1977 and undated
13 Personal, 1978 and undated
14 Personal, 1979 and undated
15 Personal, 1983 and undated
16 Personal, 1984 and undated
box folder
3 1 Personal, 1986 and undated
2 Personal, 1987 and undated
3 Personal, 1988 and undated
4 Personal, 1990 and undated
5 Personal, Foreign 1966-1969 and undated
6 Polish Inquiry, 1970-1974
7 Professional, Outgoing, 1973
8 Polish Migration to Texas, 1973-1974 and undated
9 Professional: Incoming, 1969
10 Professional: Outgoing, 1970
11 Professional: Incoming, 1971
12 Professional: Outgoing, 1971
13 Professional: Outgoing, 1972
14 Professional: Incoming, 1973
15 Professional: Outgoing, 1974
16 Professional: Outgoing, 1975
17 Professional: Incoming, 1976
18 Professional: Incoming, 1977
19 Professional: Incoming, 1975 and undated
20 Personal, 1985 and undated
21 Personal, 1986-1987 and undated
22 Professional: Incoming, 1974
23 Professional: Outgoing, 1977
24 Professional: Incoming, 1978 and undated
box folder
4 1 Professional: Outgoing, 1978
2 Professional: Incoming, 1979
3 Professional: Outgoing, 1979
4 Professional: Incoming, 1980 and undated
5 Professional: Outgoing, 1980 and undated
6 Professional: Incoming, 1981 and undated
7 Professional: Outgoing, 1981
8 Professional: Incoming, 1982
9 Professional: Incoming, 1983 and undated
10 Professional: Outgoing, 1983 and undated
11 Professional: Incoming, 1984 and undated
12 Professional: Outgoing, 1983 and undated
13 Professional: Outgoing, 1984
14 Professional: Incoming, 1985 and undated
box folder
5 1 Professional: Outgoing, 1985
2 Professional: Incoming, 1986
3 Professional: Outgoing, 1986
4 Professional: Incoming, 1987 and undated
5 Professional: Outgoing, 1987
6 Professional: Incoming, 1987
7 Professional: Outgoing, 1988
8 Professional: Outgoing, 1989
9 Professional: Incoming, 1990
10 Professional: Outgoing, 1990
11 Rio Vista, Texas, Incoming, 1988-1989
12 Rio Vista, Texas, Outgoing, 1988-1989
box folder
6 1 Sall, Louise, 1978-1986
2 Scout Trip, 1968
3 Sheffield, Annet, 1986-1987 and undated
4 Strecker Museum, Baylor University, 1988-1989
5 Texas Association of Museums, 1989
6 Texas Historical Commission Annual Historic Preservation Conference, 1989
7 Williams, Etelka and Braxton B., 1973-1983 and undated
8 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982
9 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982
10 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982
11 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982
12 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982
13 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982-1983
14 Windmillers' Gazette, 1982-1983
15 Windmillers' Gazette, 1983
16 Windmillers' Gazette, February 1983
17 Windmillers' Gazette, March 1983
18 Windmillers' Gazette, April 1983
19 Windmillers' Gazette, May-July 1983
20 Windmillers' Gazette, July-August 1983
21 Windmillers' Gazette, August-September 1983
22 Windmillers' Gazette, October 1983
23 Windmillers' Gazette, October-December 1983
24 Windmillers' Gazette, January 1984
25 Windmillers' Gazette, February 1984
26 Windmillers' Gazette, March 1984
27 Windmillers' Gazette, April-May 1984
28 Windmillers' Gazette, June-July 1984
29 Windmillers' Gazette, August-September 1984
30 Windmillers' Gazette, October-December 1984
31 Windmillers' Gazette, January-February 1984
32 Windmillers' Gazette, February-December 1984
33 Windmillers' Gazette, January 1985
34 Windmillers' Gazette, February 1985
35 Windmillers' Gazette, March-April 1985
36 Windmillers' Gazette, May-June 1985
37 Windmillers' Gazette, July-August 1985
38 Windmillers' Gazette, September-October 1985
39 Windmillers' Gazette, November-December 1985
box folder
7 1 Windmillers' Gazette, January-February 1986
2 Windmillers' Gazette, March-April 1986
3 Windmillers' Gazette, May-June 1986
4 Windmillers' Gazette, July-August 1986
5 Windmillers' Gazette, September-October 1986
6 Windmillers' Gazette, November-December 1986
7 Windmillers' Gazette, January-October 1987
8 Windmillers' Gazette, January-February 1987
9 Windmillers' Gazette, March-June 1987
10 Windmillers' Gazette, July-September 1987
11 Windmillers' Gazette, October-December 1987
12 Windmillers' Gazette, January-August 1988
13 Windmillers' Gazette, January-March 1988
14 Windmillers' Gazette, April-July 1988
15 Windmillers' Gazette, July-August 1988
16 Windmillers' Gazette, October-December 1988
17 Windmillers' Gazette, January-February 1989
18 Windmillers' Gazette, March-May 1989
19 Windmillers' Gazette, June-August 1989
20 Windmillers' Gazette, September-November 1989
21 Windmillers' Gazette, December 1989
22 Windmillers' Gazette, January 1990
23 Windmillers' Gazette, February-March 1990
24 Windmillers' Gazette, April-June 1990
25 Windmillers' Gazette, July-September 1990
26 Windmillers' Gazette, October-December 1990

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Financial Material

box folder
8 1 Bank Statements, 1973
2 Bank Statements, 1974
3 Bank Statements, 1975
4 Bank Statements, 1973-1979
5 Bank Statements, 1979-1980
6 Bank Statements, 1981
7 Bank Statements, 1982
8 Bank Statements, 1982-1983
9 Bank Statements, 1983
10 Bank Statements, 1985-1986
11 Deposit and Checkbook Records, 1977-1982 and undated
12 Gas Receipts, 1977
13 Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Pay Records, 1979-1987
14 Student Budget Record, 1967-1972

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Legal Material

box folder
8 15 Address Book, undated
16 Automobile Collision, 1985-1987
17 Baker, Thomas Lindsay, Vitae, 1975-1986 and undated
18 Divorce Documents, 1981
19 Griggs, William C., Resume, 1979
20 Insurance Papers, 1980-1987
21 Baker, Krystyna, Vitae, 1975-1979 and undated
22 T. Lindsay Baker's Employment Records and Miscellaneous, 1972-1987 and undated
23 T. Lindsay Baker's Employment Records, Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, 1980-1984 and undated
24 Loan contracts, 1980-1983
25 Panhandle Plains Historical Museum Minutes, 1986
26 Resignation Letter, 1987
27 Stolen Property Inventory List, 1972

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Literary Productions

box folder
8 28 "Autobiography, A Very Personal," undated
29 "The Building of the Trans-Siberian Railway" by Baker, Thomas Lindsay, 1969
30 Chicago Genealogist “The Kiolbassa Family of Illinois and Texas,” Spring 1973
31 "The Comanche Barrier to South Plains Settlement", Book Review by Baker, Thomas Lindsay, undated
32 "Comancheria Demography: 1805-1830" by Brown, William R., undated
33 Datebooks, 1970-1990
box folder
9 1 Datebooks, 1970-1990
2 Datebooks, 1970-1990
3 "First Polish Americans" TS Early Draft, undated
4 “First Polish Americans” Original TS, undated undated
box folder
10 1 “First Polish Americans” Index, undated
2 "A Field Guide to American Windmills" Research Notes, 1977-1979
3 "A Field Guide to American Windmills", Research Notes, 1977-1979
4 Four Letters from Texas to Poland in 1855, undated
5 “Fulbrighting in Poland: Two Years Stay in Wroclaw," by T. Lindsay Baker, 1978
6 “Howard Paul Becker: Historian of Sociology,” Fall 1974
7 “My Chief Pleasure has Been in Telling Tales...” History Class 5313, 1975
8 "The Original Driskill Hotel Story" by Austin Statesman, undated
9 “Pre-historian Indian Water Supply Systems, undated
10 "The Red River War of 1874-1875: Selected Correspondence Between Lieutenant Frank Baldwin and His Wife, Alice", Author Unknown, 1988
11 "The Remarkable Cast Iron of the Galveston Waterworks" by Baker, Thomas Lindsay, 1974
12 Research Material: Fairbury Pipe and Supply Company, 1977
13 "Silesians in Texas: A History of the Oldest Polish Colonies in America" by Baker, Thomas Lindsay, 1976
14 "Silesians in Texas by T. Lindsay Baker, 1976
box folder
11 1 The United States in 1933: As Seen Through the Pages of Time Magazines, March 31, 1969
2 WCZESNA Historia Osady Panna Maria W TEKSASIE, 1978
3 Z ZYCIA Slaskich Emigrantow W Teksasie, 1977

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Oral History

box folder
11 4 "Ghost Towns of Texas", 1986
5 Interview with Krystyna and Thomas Lindsay Baker, 1970

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Photographs

box folder
11 6 Baker, Krystyna 1968-1970
7 Family and Friends, 1949-1987 and undated
8 Inspections, 1981
9 Sall, Louise 1985 and undated
10 Snyder, Texas, undated
11 Vacation Trip, undated

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Printed Material

box folder
11 12 Canyon Chronicles, by Thomas Lindsay Baker, Karl Sall, and Louise Sall, 1985
13 Cleburne Times-Review newspaper, 1969
14 Foreign Newspapers, 1970
15 London Dialing Instructions Booklet, 1966
16 News clippings, 1970-1975 and undated
17 New York Arts Journal, 1980
18 Poles in New York Photography Project, 1985
19 Rare America, undated
20 Texas Barbed Wire Collectors Association: "The Barb-Arian," 1968-1971

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Scrapbook Material

box folder
11 21 Bronze Age Stone Artifacts, undated
22 Clothing Tags, undated
23 "Going Away,"Cards, 1989
24 "Inner Ear" Coffeehouse Lubbock, Texas, 1971
25 "Inner Ear" Ecumenical Coffeehouse Brochure, 1970
26 Invitations and Program, 1977 and undated
27 Memorial Bulletin, 1981
28 Miscellaneous, 1963-1988 and undated
29 Negatives, 1977
30 Poland Trip, 1968-1970 and undated
31 Prospectus and VEDA for T. Lindsay Baker, undated
32 Sodhouse Visit, Children's Letters, 1980
33 Soviet Cosmonaut's Visit, 1988
34 Vietnam War Protest Material, 1969-1970 and undated
35 Wedding Cards, 1970

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Westerners International

box folder
11 36 Arizona Roundup, 1989
37 Board Meetings, 1989-1990
38 Green, Donald 1989
39 Fort Worth Corral, 1986
40 General Correspondence, 1986-1990
41 "In the Home Stretch",; undated
42 Membership, 1988-1989
43 Members List, 1989
44 Newsletters, 1987-1989 and undated
45 Regional Vice Presidents, 1987-1989 and undated
46 The Westerners Brand Book, 1982-1986
47 Western History Association Meetings, 1989-1990 and undated

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