Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas):

An Inventory of Its Records, 1918-1985 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas)
Title: American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas) Records,
Dates: 1918-1985 and undated
Abstract: These are the records detailing the activities of the American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 of Lubbock, Texas.
Collection # S25.1
Quantity: 1 box and 1 oversized item (2.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

An auxiliary for American Legion Post 148, the organization was chartered in 1925. The post was founded in 1919-1920 and named in honor of Philip Simpson Allen and Roland Terrell Allen, Lubbock veterans of World War I who were killed in action in France. Charter members of the auxiliary included Mrs. George Brewer, Mrs. A .B. Slagle, Mrs. C. F. Stubbs, Mrs. C. P. Collier and Miss Mae Murfee. The purpose of the organization is to bring together ex-servicemen of the Lubbock, Texas area.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains some correspondence, a legder of expenses, some news clippings, and four scrapbooks of the activities, history, and items collected from members of the American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 of Lubbock, Texas.


 

Organization

The collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence, Ledger, and Scrapbook Materials.

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 (Places
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
American Legion. Auxiliary. Allen Brothers Post No. 148 (Lubbock, Tex.)
Veterans--Texas--Lubbock--Societies, etc.
Lubbock (Tex.)--Social life and customs.

Related Material

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

  • American Ex-Prisoners of War (Texas Dept.) Records, 1945-2002 and undated
  • American Ex-Prisoners of War (Texas Dept.) Records, 1940-1999 and undated

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas) Records, 1918-1985 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
None for the record.

Gifts, 1980s

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, April 2004.


Collection Inventory

 

General Files

box folder
1 1 Correspondence: Business, 1967-1972
2 Printed Material: News clippings, 1969-1974 and undated
3 Financial Material: Cash Receipts Journal, 1948-1949



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
1 4 Scrapbook #1, 1918-1971 and undated
5 Scrapbook #2, 1918-1985 and undated
6 Scrapbook #3, 1936-1937
scrapbook
Oversized Item #1 Scrapbook #4, 1945-1980 and undated