Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

General Office Files

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Ross Ayers:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1968-1973 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Ayers, Ross
Title: Ross Ayers Papers,
Dates: 1968-1973 and undated
Abstract: The collection concerns Ross Ayers, commander of the Lubbock National Guard Unit.
Collection # S50.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (2.3 linear foot)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

A World War II veteran, Ross Ayers was the long-time commander of the Lubbock National Guard unit. He also served as Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard from 1968 to 1973.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

The collection contains general office files pertaining to Ayers' tenure as Adjutant General. These include: an audit file, birthday letter file, printed material, conference file, by-laws of the National Guard Association, letters and travel orders, inaugural letters, personal and reading files, some photographs, reports, a Texas Tech Distinguished Alumnus Award file and travel vouchers.

Return to the Table of Contents


 

Organization

The collection is organized by types of materials from audit file, correspondence, personal files, reading files and travel vouchers.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

Return to the Table of Contents


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)
Ayers, Ross, 1910-2001
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. National Guard
National Guard Association of Texas
Subjects
Texas--History

Return to the Table of Contents


Related Material

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

  • Ross Ayers oral history interview [sound recording], 1970
  • Ross Ayers oral history interview [sound recording], 1970
  • Ross Ayers oral history interview [sound recording], 1970
  • Ross Ayers oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Texas National Guard Records, 1900-1964
  • Daniel O. Blackmon Papers, 1907-1991 and undated

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ross Ayers Papers, 1968-1973 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

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

Gift, 1981

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2005

Return to the Table of Contents


Collection Inventory

 

General Office Files

box folder
1 1 Audit, 1969-1970
2 Birthday Letter Files, 1971-1972
3 Brochures: Riot Control Movies, 1973 and undated
4 Conference: Student Body Presidents, Texas, 1970
5 Constitution and Bylaws of the National Guard Association, 1968
6 Germany Trip: Letters and Travel Orders, 1971
7 Inauguration (Thank You) Letters, 1971
8 News clippings and Correspondence: National Guard and Politics, 1971-1973
9 Photographs of General Ayers, undated
10 Personal Files, 1969
11 Personal Files, 1970
12 Personal Files, 1971
13 Personal Files, 1972
14 Personal Files, 1973
15 Reading Files, April 1970
16 Reading Files, May 1970
17 Reading Files, June 1970
18 Reading Files, July 1970
19 Reading Files, August 1970
20 Reading Files, September 1970
21 Reading Files, October 1970
22 Reading Files, November 1970
23 Reading Files, December 1970
24 Reading Files, January 1971
25 Reading Files, February 1971
box folder
2 1 Reading Files, March 1971
2 Reading Files, April 1971
3 Reading Files, May 1971
4 Reading Files, June 1971
5 Reading Files, July 1971
6 Reading Files, August 1971
7 Reading Files, September 1971
8 Reading Files, October 1971
9 Reading Files, November 1971
10 Reading Files, December 1971
11 Reading Files, January 1972
12 Reading Files, February 1972
13 Reading Files, March 1972
14 Reading Files, April 1972
15 Reading Files, May 1972
16 Reading Files, June 1972
17 Reading Files, July 1972
18 Reading Files, August 1972
box folder
3 1 Reading Files, September 1972
2 Reading Files, October 1972
3 Reading Files, November 1972
4 Reading Files, December 1972
5 Reading Files, January 1973
6 Reading Files, February 1973
7 Reports, 1968-1969 and undated
8 Retirement Resolution from Armory Board, 1973
9 Smith, Senator Margaret Chase, 1969-1971
10 Texas Tech Distinguished Alumnus Award, 1972
11 Travel Vouchers, 1969-1970
12 Travel Vouchers, 1971-1972

Return to the Table of Contents