Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1952-1973 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: 1952-1973 and undated
Abstract: These are the records detailing the activities of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association.
Collection # S1064.2
Quantity: 9 boxes (9.0 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.


 

Organization

The collection is organized into the following series: General Files, Committee Files, and Financial Documents.

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.
National Wool Growers Association (U.S.)
Subjects
Goat industry--Texas--History
Goats--Texas
Livestock--Texas
Mohair industry--Texas--History
Sheep--Texas
Sheep industry--Texas--History
Sheep ranches--Texas--History
Wool and Mohair industry--Texas--History
Wool industry--Texas--History

Related Material

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

  • Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Photographs, 1917-1971
  • Florence Black Hall Photographs, 1910-1969

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, 1952-1973 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

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

Gifts, 1971-1976

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, June 2002.


Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence, 1939-1954

box folder
1 1 Auxiliary Correspondence, 1967
2 Legislative Correspondence, 1967
3 National Wool Growers Association Correspondence, 1967
4 Miscellaneous Correspondence, November 1966-February 1967
5 Miscellaneous Correspondence, March 1967-May 1967
6 Spring Meeting, 1967
7 Summer Meeting, 1967
8 Annual Meeting, 1967
9 Texas Sheep Council, American Sheep Producers Council, 1965
10 American Sheep Producers Council, 1965
11 Texas Sheep Council and American Sheep Producers Council Meetings, 1967
12 Memorial Fund, 1967
13 Memorial Book Additions, 1966-1967 and undated
14 Derrick, Howard, TSGRA President, 1967
15 News Releases, 1967
16 Ranch Labor, 1966-1967
17 Task Force Results, 1967 and undated



 

Committee Files, 1966-1968

box folder
2 1 Animal Health Committee, 1967
2 Budget Committee, 1967
3 County Agent and Vocations Ag Teacher Awards Committee, 1966-1968
4 County Agent and Vocations Ag Teacher Awards Committee, 1967
5 DAL Committee, 1966
6 General Resolutions Committee, 1967
7 Lamb Committee, 1967
8 Lamb Committee, 1967
9 Latin American Affairs Committee, 1967
10 Magazine Committee, 1967
11 Membership Committee, 1967
12 Miscellaneous Committees, 1967
13 Miss Wool of Texas Committee, 1967
14 Nominating Committee, 1967
15 Predatory Animal and Livestock Theft Committee, 1967
16 Predatory Animal and Livestock Theft Committee, 1963-1964 and undated
17 Predatory Animal and Livestock Theft Committee, 1965
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3 1 Ranch Labor Committee, 1967
2 Ranch and Livestock Tax Committee, 1967
3 Research and Improvement Committee, 1967
4 Special Correlating Committee, 1966-1967
5 Traffic and Water Committee, 1967
6 Wool Advisory Committee, 1966
7 Wool and Mohair Promotion Committee, 1967
8 Wool and Mohair Marketing Committee, 1967



 

Financial Documents, 1966-1967

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3 9 Paid Bills, November 1966
10 Paid Bills, December 1966
11 Paid Bills, January 1967
12 Paid Bills, February 1967
13 Paid Bills, March 1967
14 Paid Bills, April 1967
15 Paid Bills, May 1967
16 Paid Bills, June 1967



 

General Files, 1968-1972

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4 1 Miscellaneous Correspondence, January-June 1972
2 Miscellaneous Correspondence, July-December 1971
3 Annual Meeting, 1971
4 Fall Meeting, 1971
5 Spring Meeting, 1972
6 Constitution and Bylaws, 1967
7 American Sheep Producers Council, 1971-1972
8 Texas Sheep Producers Council, 1970
9 Mohair Council of America, 1969-1972
10 National Wool Growers Association, 1971-1972
11 Warehouse Association, 1971-1972
12 News Release File, 1968-1972
13 Allison, Sutton, TSGRA President, Personal, 1971-1972



 

Committee Files, 1967-1972

box folder
4 14 Health and Product Development Committee A—Research, 1971-1972
15 Health and Product Development Committee B—Meat Animals, 1971-1972
16 Health and Product Development Committee B—Animal Health, 1971-1972
box folder
5 1 Natural Fibers Research Committee, 1969-1971 and undated
2 Predatory Animal and Livestock Theft Committee, 1971-1972
3 Soil and Water Conservation Committee (Water and Research), 1971-1972
4 Wool and Mohair Marketing and Promotion, 1971-1972
5 Wool and Mohair Marketing and Promotion A—Miss Wool, 1971-1972
box folder
6 1 Tax Committee (Tax and Labor), 1971-1972
2 Membership Committee, 1971-1972
3 Memorial Committee, 1971-1972
4 Awards Committee, 1971-1972
5 Legislative Committee, 1971-1972
6 Magazine Committee, 1971-1972
7 Resolutions Committee, 1971-1972
8 Advisory Committee, 1971-1972
9 House Committee, 1967-1969
10 Budget Committee, 1968



 

Financial Documents, 1970-1972

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6 11 Sims, Bill, Travel Reports, 1970-1972
12 Paid Bills, July 1971
13 Paid Bills, August 1971
14 Paid Bills, September 1971
15 Paid Bills, October 1971
16 Paid Bills, November 1971
17 Paid Bills, December 1971
18 Paid Bills, January 1972
19 Paid Bills, February 1972
20 Paid Bills, March 1972
21 Paid Bills, April 1972
22 Paid Bills, May 1972
23 Paid Bills, June 1972
24 Bank Statements and Cleared Checks, 1971-1972



 

General Files, 1968-1973 and undated

box folder
7 1 Flammability File, 1968-1970
2 Texas Insecticide and Fungicide Act, 1973
3 Utilization Bill, 1972-1973
4 Cargile, John, Personal, 1971-1973 and undated
5 Sims, Bill, Personal, 1971-1973 and undated



 

Committee Files, 1954-1973 and undated

box folder
7 6 Health and Product Development Committee A—Meat Animals, 1972-1973
7 Health and Product Development Committee B—Research, 1972-1973 and undated
8 Heath and Product Development Committee C—Animal Health, 1972-1973 and undated
9 Water Committee, 1972-1973
10 Predatory Animal and Livestock Theft Committee, 1971-1973 and undated
11 Tax and Labor Committee, 1972-1973
12 Wool and Mohair Marketing and Promotion Committee, 1954-1973 and undated



 

General Files, 1971-1973 and undated

box folder
8 1 Director’s Correspondence, 1971 and undated
2 Miscellaneous Correspondence, July-December 1972 and undated
3 Miscellaneous Correspondence, January-June 1973 and undated
4 Annual Meeting, 1972 and undated
5 Pre-Registration, 1972 and undated
6 Fall Meeting, 1972
7 Spring Meeting, 1972-1973 and undated
8 American Sheep Producers Council, 1972-1973 and undated
9 Mohair Council of America, 1972-1973 and undated
10 Bankers Life Group Insurance, Association Expenditures, 1970-1971
11 National Wool Growers Association, 1972-1973
12 Memorial Fund, 1971-1973 and undated
13 Referendum File, 1971-1973 and undated



 

Committee Files, 1972-1973 and undated

box folder
9 1 Membership Committee, 1972-1973
2 Memorial Committee, 1972-1973 and undated
3 Awards Committee, 1972-1973 and undated
4 Legislative Committee, 1972-1973 and undated



 

Financial Documents, 1972-1973

box folder
9 5 Paid Bills, July 1972
6 Paid Bills, August 1972
7 Paid Bills, September 1972
8 Paid Bills, October 1972
9 Paid Bills, November 1972
10 Paid Bills, December 1972
11 Paid Bills, January 1973
12 Paid Bills, February 1973
13 Paid Bills, March 1973
14 Paid Bills, April 1973
15 Paid Bills, May 1973
16 Paid Bills, June 1973
17 Bank Statements, 1972-1973
18 Cancelled Checks and Deposit Slips, 1972-1973