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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Campaign Material, 1964

Correspondence Material, 1946-1968

Financial Material, 1957-1961

News Clippings, 1939-1955

Printed Material, 1935-1992 and undated

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Creekmore Fath:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1938-1992 and undated, in the Southwest Collection, Special Collections Libraries



Descriptive Summary

Creator Fath, Creekmore
Title: Creekmore Fath Papers,
Dates: 1938-1992 and undated
Abstract: Papers and materials collected by Creekmore Fath while secretary-treasurer for the Democrats of Texas (DOT).
Collection # S 323.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (2.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Creekmore Fath was secretary-treasurer for the Democrats of Texas (DOT). He worked under Sam Rayburn and Lyndon B. Johnson plus a number of other well-known politicians. He helped raise money for the Texas Democrats and public awareness of their political views. He was born in Oklahoma and attended public schools in Fort Worth and Austin. He entered the University of Texas in Austin in 1933. In 1939, he entered law practice with Bob Eckhardt in Austin, Texas. Thereafter he was a participant in state and national politics. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1945. He has influenced the Democratic National Committee with his skills as an attorney.

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Scope and Contents

The Collection contains correspondence, financial material, and printed material collected by Creekmore Fath while secretary-treasurer for the Democrats of Texas (DOT).

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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)
Fath, Creekmore
Fath, Creekmore--Archives
Fath, Creekmore--Career in politics and government
Subjects (Organizations)
Democratic Party (Tex.)
Subjects
Civic leaders--Texas
Subjects
Politics--Texas

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Related Material

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

  • Waggoner Carr Papers, 1945-1985
  • Creekmore Fath Oversized Materials (O9.19)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Creekmore Fath Papers, 1938-1992 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Gift, 1999

Processed by

Jason Scheller, May 2002

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Collection Inventory

 

Campaign Material, 1964

box folder
1 1 Governor Ralph Yarborough Re-Election, 1964

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Correspondence Material, 1946-1968

box folder
1 2 Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1946-1947
3 Fath, Creekmore to Various People, 1950-1960
4 Fath, Creekmore To and From, 1957
5 Fath, Creekmore To and From, 1957
6 Ralph Yarborough's Re-Election, 1957-1968
7 Fath, Creekmore To and From Various People, 1958
8 Fath, Creekmore To and From, 1958
9 Fath, Creekmore To and From, 1958
10 Second Annual Statewide Meeting, May 31, 1958
11 Fath, Creekmore To and From, 1959
12 Miscellaneous, 1959
13 Third Annual Statewide Meeting, May 23, 1959
14 Miscellaneous, 1959-1963
15 Randolph, Mrs. R.D. to S.D. Tucker, 1960
box folder
2 1 Ralph Yarborough's "Washington Report", 1960-1962
2 Ralph Yarborough's "Washington Report", 1963-1965
3 Miscellaneous, undated

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Financial Material, 1957-1961

box folder
2 4 R.H. Weiner and Son, 1957-1959
5 Bank Statements, 1957-1958
6 Check Register, 1957-1958
7 Contributors, 1957-1958
8 Contributors, 1958-1961
9 G and H Printing Co. and Gestetner, 1957-1958
10 Remington Rand, 1957-1958
11 Accounts Paid: Miscellaneous, 1958
12 IBM, 1958-1961
13 Pitney Bowes, 1958-1960
14 Postal Receipts, 1959
15 Bank Statements, June 1959-May 1960
16 Annual Meeting, February 19, 1960

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News Clippings, 1939-1955

box folder
2 17 Articles Concerning Creekmore Fath, Austin Times, August 4, 1939
18 "196 Communists Listed for Texas", Austin American Statesman, 20 May 1955

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Printed Material, 1935-1992 and undated

box folder
2 19 Voting Record of the Texas Legislature, 1935-1951
20 San Antonio's Pecan Shelling Strike, 1938
21 Political Calendar for Texas Democratic Primary and General Election, 1940-1942
22 Platform of the Democratic Party, 1948
23 Legislative Program, 1949
24 "How to Win in 1952", Campaign Handbook (DNC), 1952
25 Compilation of Newspaper Articles on Allan Shivers, 1953-1954
26 Democratic Campaign Materials, 1953-1967
27 Creekmore Fath's Speech to Texas Democratic Advisory Council, 1954
28 "Democratic Digest" (2 issues), 1954
29 Democrats of Texas, 1957
30 Ralph Yarborough's "Washington Report", 1957-1959
31 Ralph Yarborough Re-election Materials, 1957 and 1964
32 "The Democratic Task During the Next Two Years", 1958
33 Notes on Nine Constitutional Amendments by 55th Legislature, November 4, 1958
34 Fannin County Report by John and Virginia Connelly, 1958
35 Democratic Reporter, 1959
36 Stevenson Club Newsletter, 1959-1960
37 Remarks of Allan Shivers to Democrats in Dallas, Texas, September 28, 1960
38 Forty Major Actions by President Lyndon B. Johnson since November 22, 1963 1963
39 "The House of Representatives of the State of Texas General Information and Historical Notes", 1963
40 Texas Farm Bureau Flyer, 1963
41 "The Republican Bandwagon", 1964
42 Resolution concerning Ralph Yarborough adopted Potter County Democrats Convention, 1964
43 "The New Republic: TRB and the Editor's Take Stock of the "Johnson Miracle"", 1964
44 President Lyndon Johnson's Views on Healthcare for the Elderly, February 1, 1964
45 Remarks of Lady Bird Johnson to Gillespie County Democratic Executive Committee, August 29, 1964
46 Barry Goldwater and his Right-Wing Activities, October 12, 1964
47 LBJ's Campaign Letters, 1964
48 "Facts and Quotes for Democratic Speakers", October 19, 1964
49 "For Working Americans", September 7, 1964
50 59th Legislative Directory, 1965
box folder
3 1 Humphrey-Muskie Campaign Materials, 1968
2 Fagan Dickson Election Ad, March 12, 1968
3 Republican Sustaining Membership Card, 1968
4 League of Women Voters Voting Guide, 1968
5 League of Women Voters State Program, 1968-1970
6 "Texas Labor" AFL-CIO Texas News, 1972
7 McGovern-Shriver Campaign Materials, 1972
8 "Bob Bullock-Comptroller", 1973
9 Ben Barnes Lieutenant Governor on the Texas Senate, 1969
10 "Welcome to the Texas House", 1977
11 "Labor's Heritage", 1992
12 Democratic Pamphlet, undated
13 Democratic Precinct Materials, undated
14 Franklin Roosevelt Re-Election Postcard, undated
15 The Goldwater Candidacy and the Christian Conscience, undated
16 Just One Vote: Democracy's Lifeblood, undated
17 "Song of the Common Voter", undated

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