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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence: Chronological

Correspondence: Friends, Family and Colleagues

Correspondence: Professional

Correspondence: Cards

Coin and Stamp Material

Family Material

Financial Material I

Fraternal Clubs

Government Material

Historical Material

Legal Material

Literary Production

Photographs

Printed Material

Railroad Material

Religion Material

School Material

Scrapbook Material

Sweetwater, Texas Material

West Texas Scrapbooks

Financial Materials II

Artifacts

Oversized Items

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

R. C. Crane, Sr.:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1829-1969 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Crane, R. C. (Royston Campbell), 1864-1956
Title: R. C. Crane, Sr., Papers,
Dates: 1829-1969 and undated
Abstract: This collection concerns the professional and civic life of Royston Campbell Crane, Sr., while living in Sweetwater, Texas.
Collection # S224.1
Quantity: 43 boxes (49.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

R. C. (Royston Campbell) Crane, Sr., was one of the founding members of the West Texas Historical Association. He was president of the organization from 1925-1948. As a lawyer, he practiced in Sweetwater, Texas. He was born in Independence, Texas, 1864 and past away in 1956 in Sweetwater. He had an interest in history and in promoting the West Texas region. As land speculators, he and his partners invested in land around Sweetwater and sold the parceled property to businesses and homesteaders. His son Roy C. Crane was the author of “Buzz Sawyer” and “Wash Tubbs,” comic strips from the 1920s and 1930s. Crane County, Texas is named after Royston’s father William Carey Crane a prominent Texas educator, president of Baylor University, and Baptist preacher.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains mostly business correspondence concerning his law practice, real estate and investments in Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas. Few letters deal with his family. There are ledgers of his financial ventures, land abstracts and deeds, and two dozen family scrapbooks. Some files deal with the Texas Tech Locating Board, whose efforts decided the location of a new college in West Texas. Other items are files with printed materials, speeches and literary production, and research materials as well as files on West Texas Historical Association.

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Organization

The collection is organized into the following series:
  • Correspondence, Box 1-19
  • Coin and Stamp Material, Box 19-20
  • Family Material, Box 20-21
  • Financial Material I, Box 21-23
  • Fraternal Clubs, Box 23
  • Government Material, Box 23
  • Historical Material, Box 23-26
  • Legal Material, Box 26-30
  • Literary Production, Box 30
  • Photographs, Box 30
  • Printed Material, Box 30-32
  • Railroad Material, Box 32-33
  • Religion Material, Box 33
  • School Material, Box 33-34
  • Scrapbook Material, Box 34-35
  • Sweetwater, Texas Material, Box 35
  • West Texas Scrapbooks, Box 36-41
  • Financial Material II, Box 42
  • Oversized Items, Box 43

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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)
Crane, R. C. (Royston Campbell), 1864-1956
Crane, Roy C., Jr.
Subjects (Organizations)
West Texas Historical Association
Texas Tech University--history
Subjects (Places)
Sweetwater (Tex.)--History
Nolan County (Tex.)--History
Fisher County (Tex.)--History
Subjects
Attorneys--Texas--History
Land speculators--Texas--History
Texas Tech Locating Board--Texas--History

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Related Material

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

  • R. C. Crane Oversized Items (Maps, etc.), O8.11
  • Samuel Dale Myres Papers, 1879-1961
  • Sweetwater, Texas, Photograph Collection, 1870-1970

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

R. C. Crane, Sr., Papers, 1829-1969 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2002-0287-B

Gifts, 1962-2002

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2005

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Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence: Chronological

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1 1 General, undated
2 General, 1851
3 General, 1851-1896
4 General, 1866
5 General, 1881
6 General, 1883
7 General, 1884
8 General, 1885
9 General, 1886
10 General, 1887
11 General, 1888
12 General, 1888
13 General, 1889
14 General, 1889
15 General, 1889
16 General, 1890
17 General, 1891
18 General, 1891
19 General, 1892
20 General, 1892
21 General, 1892
22 General, 1893
23 General, 1893
24 General, 1894
25 General, 1894
26 General, 1895
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2 1 General, 1895
2 General, 1895
3 General, 1896
4 General, 1896
5 General, 1896
6 General, 1896
7 General, 1896
8 General, 1896
9 General, 1897
10 General, 1897
11 General, 1897
12 General, 1897
13 General, 1897
14 General, 1897
15 General, 1897
16 General, 1898
17 General, 1898
18 General, 1898
19 General, 1899
20 General, 1899
21 General, 1899
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3 1 General, 1900
2 General, 1900
3 General, 1901
4 General, 1901
5 General, 1902
6 General, 1902
7 General, "A-L", 1902
8 General, "M-Z", 1902
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4 1 General, 1903
2 General, "A-C", 1903
3 General, "D-P", 1903
4 General, "R-Z", 1903
5 General, 1904
6 General, "A-G", 1904
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5 1 General, "H-S", 1904
2 General, "T-Z", 1904
3 General, 1905
4 General, "A-D", 1905
5 General, "E-M", 1905
6 General, "N-S", 1905
7 General, "T-Z", 1905
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6 1 General, 1906
2 General, "A-C", 1906
3 General, "D-M", 1906
4 General, "N-Z", 1906
5 General, 1907
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7 1 General, 1907
2 General, "A-L", 1907
3 General, "M-Z", 1907
4 General, 1908
5 General, 1908
6 General, 1908
7 General, "A-G", 1908
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8 1 General, "H-Z", 1908
2 General, 1909
3 General, 1909
4 General, 1909
5 General, "A-F", 1909
6 General, "G-Z", 1909
7 General, 1910
8 General, 1910
9 General, 1910
10 General, 1910
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9 1 General, 1910
2 General, 1911
3 General, 1911
4 General, 1911
5 General, 1912
6 General, 1912
7 General, 1912
8 General, January-May 1913
9 General, June-December 1913
10 General, 1914
11 General, 1914
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10 1 General, 1915-1921
2 General, 1915
3 General, 1915
4 General, 1916
5 General, 1916
6 General, 1917
7 General, 1918
8 General, 1819
9 General, 1920
10 General, 1921
11 General, 1922
12 General, 1923
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11 1 General, 1923
2 General, 1924
3 General, 1924
4 General, 1925
5 General, 1925
6 General, 1926
7 General, January-June 1926
8 General, July-December 1926
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12 1 General, 1927
2 General, January-April 1927
3 General, May-December 1927
4 General, 1928
5 General, January-May 1928
6 General, June-December 1928
7 General, 1929
8 General, January-September 1929
9 General, 1930
10 General, 1931
11 General, 1932
12 General, 1933
13 General, 1934
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13 1 General, 1935
2 General, 1935
3 General, 1936
4 General, 1936
5 General, 1937
6 General, 1938
7 General, 1939
8 General, 1940
9 General, 1941
10 General, 1942
11 General, 1943
12 General, 1944
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14 1 General, 1945
2 General, 1946
3 General, 1947
4 General, 1948
5 General, 1949
6 General, 1950
7 General, 1953
8 General, 1954
9 General, 1955
10 General, “A-W”, 1931-1939

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Correspondence: Friends, Family and Colleagues

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14 11 Charlie, 1920
12 Crane, Oscar W., 1937
13 Dorset, 1940
14 Hallie, 1938
15 Lute and Luta, 1937
16 “Mama Loudie”, 1930
17 “Mamie”, 1918
18 Mattie, 1938
19 Mother and Father, 1919-1927
20 Abrams, W. H., 1924
21 A.H. Belo and Company, 1913
22 Aldine, Book Company, 1924
23 Allen, Beverly Whiffle, 1941
24 Allen, S. T., 1941
25 Alexander, George, 1894-1895
26 Allen, Winnie, 1939-1940
27 Anderson, George S., 1894-1942
28 Andrew, Nell, 1920-1933
29 Andrews, Thelma, 1941
30 Armstrong, George D., 1918
31 Arnold, D. S., 1895-1931
32 Arrant, Hiram, 1941
33 Bailey, B. P., 1930
34 Ball, Robert L., 1938
35 Baker, Andrew J., 1895-1897
36 Baker, H. J., 1895-1896
37 Ballard, J. B., 1921
38 Ballinger, Murray, 1942
39 Bandeen, D. A., 1942
40 Barber, George P., 1937-1939
41 Barker, E., 1922
42 Barlow, R. W., 1930
43 Barnes, W.W., 1938-1943
44 Beall, Jas. H., 1924
45 Beauchaup, H. B., 1931-1932
46 Bedichek, Wendell, 1940-1942
47 Beinke, Allen P., 1933
48 Belo and Company, 1913
49 Belew, H. George, 1940
50 Benedict, H.Y., Dr., 1920
51 Biography on R.C. Crane, 1953-1954
52 Birdwell, Quida, 1939-1940
53 Blanton, Thomas L., 1918-1934
54 Blanton, W. P., 1894-1895
55 Blasig, Carl, 1938
56 Blount, E. A., 1888
57 Bondies, Harry R., 1930-1938
58 Boyd, J.L., 1931-1932
59 Breedlove, C. R., 1888-1940
60 Brelsford, H. P., 1913
61 Bridgman, C. L., 1921
62 Brooks, S. P., 1911
63 Bryan, E. F., 1923
64 Bryan, Lewis R., 1931
65 Bryant, Hattie Meyers, 1940
66 Bryson, Johnny, 1940
67 Bullard, E. G., 1938-1941
68 Bullington, Orville, 1921-1922
69 Burton-lingo Company, 1912
70 Butler Brothers, 1920
71 Caldwell Frank, 1922-1942
72 Campbell, Bob, 1930-1942
73 Carter, E. H., 1892
74 Chadwick, H.K., 1927
75 Chalk, S. L., 1929
76 Chamber of Commerce, 1927-1941
77 Chapman, John, Dr., 1937-1938
78 Chatfield, Elizabeth, 1931-1932
79 Chief Inspector, 1932
80 Circle Stamp Shop, 1942
81 Clark, J. L., Dr., 1933-1937
82 Clay, John, 1931
83 Cockrell, Fred, 1932
84 Cole, Mary, 1942
85 Coffee, V.C., 1907
86 Coleman, Vancy Ham, 1939
87 Collie, W.B., 1933-1940
88 Collie and Son, 1913
89 Collins, Jim, 1913
90 Commission of Control, 1937
91 Conley, B. L., 1931
92 Connally, Tom, 1942
93 Connelley, William E., 1924
94 Cope, Millard, 1942
95 Coombes, C. E. (Judge), 1939-1941
96 Cowan and Fisher, 1888-1895
97 Cowan, W.H., 1892
98 Crane, Dorset, 1940
99 Crane, Mattie, 1931-1937
100 Crane, R.C., to his mother, 1912
101 Crimmins, M.L., 1938-1942
102 Crouch, Carrie J., 1927
103 Cunningham, J.F., 1932
104 Curtis, James R., 1930-1940
105 Damon, S.E., 1941
106 Dansby, Florence O., 1938
107 Dealey, G.B., 1922-1939
108 Dealey, Ted, 1921-1942
109 Decker, Arthur F., 1942
110 Denman, Franklin, 1931
111 Derrick, W. H., 1924
112 Dickey, J. H., 1911
113 Dickson, L. L., 1921-1941
114 Dienst, A. Dr., 1918
115 Digges, Eugene, 1924
116 Doe, John, 1941
117 Doran, E. B., 1921
118 Doran, N. S., 1908
119 Dorchester, E. D., 1938
120 Douthit, Ellis K., 1931-1942
121 Dudley, R. E., 1940
122 Duff, Helen, 1942-1943
123 Earl, 1918-1932
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15 1 Edison, J. F., 1897
2 Editors, (General), 1932
3 Edmiston, Dorothy, 1930
4 Edmondson, W. L., 1922
5 Edmundaz, J.C., Dr., 1931
6 Edwards, Alvah B., 1924
7 Edwards, E. F., 1928-1934
8 Edwards, J. S., 1913
9 Elliott, L., 1930-1942
10 Elomnoelley, William, 1927
11 Emmett, Chris, 1930-1939
12 England, B.A., 1908
13 Eskridge, Hinda B., 1933
14 Etheridge, F.M., 1922
15 Evans, Ira H., 1888-1897
16 Fisher, F.A., 1888
17 Fleming, Bill, 1937
18 Flemister, J.H., 1937
19 Foose, C. W., 1931-1932
20 Forse, Selma P., 1941
21 Fry, 1911
22 Gambrell, Herbert, 1922-1942
23 Garrett, Clyde, 1940-1941
24 Gibbs, C. C., 1897
25 Giesecke, J., 1897
26 Gilbert Book Company, 1888-1942
27 Giles, Bascom, 1939
28 Granberry, John C., 1932
29 Green, Ben G., 1911
30 Guinn, Leon, 1937-1942
31 Haley, Evetts, 1931-1934
32 Haley, R. R., 1913
33 Hall, R. M., 1888-1942
34 Hamner, Ponder and Neblett, 1942
35 Haney, W. D., 1941
36 Hardin-Simmons University, 1897-1942
37 Harrington, J.T., Dr., 1931
38 Harris, Evelyn, 1941
39 Harris, Jennie, 1938-1942
40 Harrison, 1929-1942
41 Hayley, Hubert A., 1924
42 Hendrix, John M., 1931-1937
43 Hitt, C. A., 1937
44 Hill, Robert T., Dr., 1896-1937
45 Hogg, J., 1897-1921
46 Holden, W. C., 1938-1942
47 Hollywood Fort Builders, 1932
48 Holt, R. D., (Dr.), 1927
49 Home, A. E., 1907
50 Hord, H. C., 1888
51 House, Boyce, undated
52 Houston, Richard C., 1937-1938
53 Hudson, W. A., 1921-1930
54 Hughey, A. W., 1924
55 Hull, James, 1923
56 Hunter, Marvin, 1931
57 Hutchison, George W., 1933
58 Hutto, John R., 1939-1940
59 Jamieson, W. D., 1918
60 Jansen, J. H., 1923
61 Jenkins, Millard A., (Dr.), 1933
62 J. L. G., 1934
63 Johnson, Cone, 1913
64 Johnson, L. J., 1933-1940
65 Jones, Charles I., 1908
66 Jones, F. M., 1907
67 Jones, J. Lee, 1887-1942
68 Keeney, Eva, 1933
69 Keith, Mary C., 1933
70 Keith, Wibur, 1923
71 Kemp, L. W., 1932-1942
72 Kiefer, F., 1899-1900
73 Kirby, Harper, 1919
74 Lamborn, E. P., 1927-1931
75 Landers, Emmett M., 1931-1942
76 Landon, Frances O., 1932
77 Landrum, Sam, 1930-1940
78 Larathas, Rayree, 1912-1942
79 Larkin, Thomas, III, 1941
80 Larrimore and Nichols, 1930
81 Lazenby, Georgia, 1937-1938
82 Leach, Jim, 1931
83 Lee, C. K., 1922
84 Leslie, W. P., 1937
85 Leve, A. A., 1918
86 Librarian, 1941
87 Lincoln Oil and Paint Company, 1930-1931
88 Lomax, John, 1921
89 Lorine, 1942
90 Louisiana Lumber and Supply Company, 1930-1938
91 Lowe, Callie E., 1931 and undated
92 Malone, Sam, 1921-1938
93 Mansell, D. H., 1918
94 Martin, W. C., 1921-1939
95 Mathews, E. J., 1919-1933
96 Mathews, H. P., 1921
97 McCall, J. S., 1889-1897
98 McCarty, John, 1917-1938
99 McConnell, H. G., 1888-1889
100 McCurdy, John A., 1924
101 McDowell, Ray, 1931-1942
102 McGregor, Stuart, 1931-1933
103 Mencken, H. L., 1931-1932
104 Mercer, W. R., 1924
105 Meyer. L. C., 1941
106 Mitchell, Adelfhia, 1931-1937
107 Moffitt, William, 1913
108 Molyneaeex, Myrtle, 1941
109 Montgomery, R. W., 1908
110 Moody, Alvin, 1930-1932
111 Mooar, J. Wright, 1930-1939
112 Moore, S. B., 1919-1934
113 Morrell, S. F., 1942
114 Morrill, Ed, 1940
115 Morrow, 1941
116 Moses, Tad, 1937
117 Murray, Tom, 1923
118 Myres, S. D., 1927-1942
119 Nail, Robert, 1941
120 Neff, Pat M., 1921-1942
121 Nelson Grain Company, 1922
122 Newburn, John, 1932
123 Newman, 1933-1941
124 Noble, W. H., 1931
125 North, J. M., Jr., 1932
126 O’Brien, N. J., 1911
127 Oglesby, John S., 1931
128 Oil Interest, 1901
129 Qui, 1932
130 Owen, Monte E., 1930
131 Parker, W. L., 1927
132 Patton, R. F., 1912-1933
133 Pearce, Geo. A., 1921
134 Pearson, J. C., 1932-1937
135 Pioneer Editor, 1933
136 Pool, W. H., 1927-1939
137 Post-Master, 1918-1941
138 Porter, Daphne, 1942
139 Powers, L. L., 1911
140 Praetorians, 1931
141 Priest, O. G., 1921
142 Putnam, G. P., 1938
143 Pyron, R. B., 1930
144 Ragan, Rex, 1937-1939
145 Ragland, R. A., 1897
146 Ratliff, A. C., 1913
147 Ray, Jeff D. (Dr.), 1937-1939
148 Record, James R., 1933-1938
149 Rector, John B., 1888-1896
150 Rector, Luther E., 1930
151 Rich, Jack, 1941
152 Richardson, Rupert N., (Dr.), 1931-1942
153 Richardson, Vivian, 1932
154 Rippitian, Hallie Crane, 1941-1944
155 Rister, C. C., 1927-1940
156 Roberts, (general), 1922-1931
157 Rose, N. H., 1927-1940
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16 1 Routh, 1932
2 Rowland, Lass B., 1919
3 Royston, 1918-1942
4 Russell, L. B., 1932-1941
5 Sayles, John, 1889-1918
6 Sandfer, J. D., 1921-1942
7 Sandell, A. J., 1930-1931
8 Sayles, Sayles, and Sayles, 1913
9 Scarborough, Geo. A., 1927-1929
10 Seward, Oscar, 1930-1931
11 Shamblin, W. C., 1938-1941
12 Sheppard, Morris, and G. H., 1896-1940
13 Sibloy, J. M., 1939-1942
14 Silliman, C. H., 1896-1897
15 Sills, V. J., 1931
16 Simmons University, 1922-1934
17 Skinner, 1918-1922
18 Sledge, Jas. E., 1932
19 Sleeper, Dwight W., Jr., 1921-1937
20 S and M writers Service, 1931
21 Smith, Fritz R., 1919-1927
22 Smiths (general), 1918-1933
23 Smith, Hoyt A., 1941
24 Smith, J. D., 1942
25 Smith, J. K., 1918-1933
26 Smith, W. M., 1888-1889
27 Smith, W. R., 1913
28 Smither, Harriet, 1933
29 Smyth, J. C., 1938
30 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1927-1939
31 Southworth, J. D., 1922
32 Stamp Exchange, 1940-1942
33 Starr, T. J., 1927
34 Stationery, Martin, 1924
35 Steele, W. C., 1931-1932
36 Stewart, J. W., 1920
37 Steward, W. G., 1924
38 Strickland, Tom, 1921
39 Strong, Sterling P., 1932
40 Stephens, Jas. L., 1927
41 Stewart, J. W., 1920
42 Students Clipping Bureau, 1941
43 Summers, J. A., 1913
44 Surface, E. B., 1941
45 Taylor, George E., 1911
46 Taylor, T. U., 1922-1939
47 Terry, J. W., 1932
48 Texas State Historical Association, 1920-1942
49 Thomas, Mike H., 1921
50 Thompson, Ray W., 1930-1938
51 Thornhill, Carrie Clay, 1930
52 Tice, Edmund E., 1941
53 Times Publishing Company, 1937-1941
54 Toomey, D. P., 1913
55 Townsend, Elli M., 1920-1940
56 Trantham, W. A., 1918
57 Tranthum, Pvt. Henry, 1919
58 Trentman, 1913
59 Trueheart, H. M., 1888
60 Tullis, Coral H., 1932-1934
61 Vaughan, George W., 1897
62 Vick, M. R., 1931
63 Vining, B. W., 1933
64 Wade, Homer D., 1927-1932
65 Wagner, C. J., 1922-1939
66 Walker, H. A., 1920-1939
67 Walker, John C., 1897
68 Walter, 1922
69 Ward, Bess, 1940
70 Watson, Naomi, 1938-1940
71 Webb, Chas S., 1929-1939
72 Webb, George E., 1911
73 Webb, Walter P., Dr., 1940-1941
74 Wedemeyer, C. H., 1927-1937
75 Weed, Thurlow B., 1937
76 Wellington, J. F. Jr., 1913
77 Wentz, W. Jr., 1942
78 Westmoreland, Roy, 1912
79 West Texas Historical Association, 1927-1942
80 West Texas Historical Association, 1929-1939
81 West Texas Historical Association, 1939
82 White, J. R., 1922-1942
83 Wiener, Jeanette, 1922
84 Wilkirson, O. L., 1911
85 Willey, S. B., 1908
86 Williams, M. O., 1933-1942
87 Willner, Chas, 1911
88 Winkler, E. W., 1918-1933
89 Wolff, D., 1918-1932
90 Wood, Eugene, 1913
91 Wood, W. A., 1920-1940
92 Wren, T. L., 1889
93 Wright, John N., 1934-1939
94 Young, John A., 1942
95 Young, S. O., Dr., 1913
96 Zantow, E., 1932
97 Zerbe, Farran, 1913
98 Ziegler’s Book Shelf, 1940-1941

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Correspondence: Professional

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17 1 Letter Book, 1887-1889
2 Letter Book, 1889-1890
3 Letter Book, 1890-1891
4 Letter Book, 1891-1892
5 Letter Book, 1892
6 Letter Book, 1892-1893
7 Letter Book, 1893
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18 1 Letter Book, 1893-1894
2 Letter Book, 1894-1896
3 Letter Book, 1897-1899
4 Letter Book, 1898-1899
5 Letter Book, 1900-1901
6 Letter Book, 1901
7 Letter Book, 1901-1902
8 Letter Book, 1902-1903
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19 1 Letter Book, 1916-1917
2 Letter Book, 1917-1919
3 Letter Book, 1919
4 Letter Book, 1920-1921
5 Letter Book, 1921-1923
6 Letter Book, 1924-1925
7 Letter Book of Robert S. Simmons of New York City, 1881-1894

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Correspondence: Cards

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19 8 Post Cards, 1882-1935

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Coin and Stamp Material

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19 9 Catalogues, 1919-1928 and undated
10 Coins: Ads, 1943 and undated
11 Coins: American Numismatic Association, 1906
12 Coins: “Coins of the World,” 1909
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20 1 Coins: Mehl, B. Max, 1908
2 Coins: Prices, 1906-1911 and undated
3 Coins: Texas Money Steal, 1915-1945
4 Stamps: Ads, 1905-1920 and undated
5 Stamps: American Philatelic Association, 1905
6 Stamps: Prices, 1930 and undated

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Family Material

Crane, A. Judson
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20 7 “Mechanism of Faces,” 1866
Crane, Charles Judson
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20 8 Miscellaneous, 1899 and undated
9 “The Expenses of a Colonel of Infantry,” 1921
Crane, Mamie D.
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20 10 Biography, undated
11 DAR, 1941-1949
12 “Ladies’ Own Journal,” 1924
13 Order of the Eastern Star, 1926-1940 and undated
14 PTA, 1907-1913
15 Red Cross, 1919-1937
16 Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1935-1940
17 United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1929-1942
Crane, R. C., Sr.
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20 18 Biographies, undated
19 Journal, 1884-1922
20 News Clippings, 1953-1954
21 School Material, 1880-1886
Crane, R. C., Jr.
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20 22 Biographies, undated
23 Diary, 1916-1917
24 Drawings, 1919-1933 and undated
25 Miscellaneous, 1924-1939 and undated
26 Printed Material: “Cartoonist Profiles,” 1969
27 Printed Material: Clippings, 1930-1954
28 Printed Material: Pen and Ink,” undated
29 School Material, 1919-1922
Crane, William
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20 30 Correspondence, 1830-1847
Crane, William Carey
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20 31 Correspondence, 1834-1836
32 Biography, 1929-1947
33 Financial Material, 1842-1892
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21 1 Legal Material, 1847-1893
2 Philadelphia Exhibition, 1876
3 Printed Material, 1878-1929
4 Re-internment, 1937
5 Speech, 1869
6 General, 1853
7 Genealogy, 1900-1910 and undated

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Financial Material I

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21 8 Letters and Receipts, 1885-1889
9 Receipts, 1890-1894
10 Receipts, 1895-1899
11 Receipts, 1900-1904
12 Receipts, 1905-1909
13 Receipts, 1910-1914
14 Receipts, 1915-1919
15 Letters and Receipts, 1920-1924
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22 1 Letters and Receipts, 1925-1934
2 Letters and Receipts, 1935-1941
3 Babson Brothers, 1919
4 Barnhart, J. E., 1922
5 Breedlove, R., 1922
6 Cash Book, 1934-1936
7 City National Bank, 1921-1928
8 Daybooks, 1888-1904
9 Deposit Booklets, 1888-1920
10 Expenditures, 1895-1907
11 May, Roberts A., 1919
12 Miscellaneous, 1838-1943 and undated
13 Post Office Department, 1919
14 Receipts, 1882-1919
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23 1 Redpath-Horner, 1919
2 Robinson, J. T., 1919
3 Stocks and Bonds, 1900-1925
4 State Treasury Receipts, 1902-1947

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Fraternal Clubs

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23 5 Correspondence, 1926-1932 and undated
6 Applications, undated
7 Dues, 1904-1919
8 Historical Material, 1955 and undated
9 Invitations, 1902-1928 and undated
10 Miscellaneous, 1911-1931 and undated
11 Printed Material: Pamphlets, 1923-1926 and undated
12 Printed Material: Certificates, 1903-1932
13 Printed Material: “The New Age,” 1918
14 Printed Material: Programs, 1900-1928
15 Printed Material: Reports, 1935 and undated
16 Resolutions, 1922-1931 and undated
17 Scottish Rite, 1910 and undated
18 Shrine Show, 1925
19 Woodmen of the World, 1899-1940

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Government Material

Counties In Texas
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23 20 Fisher County, 1886 and undated
21 Miscellaneous, 1888-1908
22 Nolan County, Democratic Committee, 1924-1926
23 Nolan County, Miscellaneous, 1905 and undated
24 Nolan County, Poll Lists, 1905-1934
25 Mayors’ Association, 1905
26 Miscellaneous, 1884-1925 and undated
National
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23 27 Legislature: Printed Material, 1914-1934
28 Legislature: 17th District, 1922-1934
29 Legislature: Miscellaneous, 1890-1932 and undated
30 Legislature: Printed Material, 1914-1934
31 Miscellaneous, 1887-1934
32 President: Cleveland, 1884
33 President: Miscellaneous, 1892-1940
34 President: Truman, 1948
Personal
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23 35 County Attorney, 1934 and undated
36 Democratic National Committee, 1900-1911
37 Mayor, 1903-1904 and undated
38 Miscellaneous, 1888-1926 and undated
39 Notary commons, 1887-1943
40 Post Office, 1917 and undated
41 State Senate, 1908
State
box folder
23 42 Attorney General, 1934-1938 and undated
43 Governor, 1914-1936
44 Individual, 1934 and undated
45 Legislature, 1896-1914 and undated
46 Miscellaneous, 1933-1934 and undated
47 Texas Old Age Assistance Commission, 1936-1937

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Historical Material

Correspondence
box folder
23 48 Martin, Thomas P., 1933-1938
49 Moseley, J. N., 1926-1933 and undated
50 Smith, R. B., 1938
51 U. S. War Department, 1938
52 Young, R. L., 1931-1945
Artifacts
box folder
23 53 Fisher and Miller Colonization Contract, 1856
54 Land Grant, 1856
55 List of Artifacts Owned, undated
56 Rose, Newton G., 1862-1938
57 Railroad Passes, 1864-1905
Biographies
box folder
23 58 Augur, C. C., undated
59 Bailey, Hobart J. and Miles, Nelson A., undated
60 Baldwin, Frank D., undated
61 Bennett, Jim, undated
62 Buell, George P., undated
63 Carroll, J. M., 1931
64 Carson, Kit, undated
65 Chafee, Adam R., undated
66 Chapman, Dr. A. A., 1938
67 Cochran, Robert, undated
68 Compton, Charles E. and Biddle, James, undated
69 Cook, 1930
70 Cooke, William G., undated
71 Crane, Charles J., 1935 and undated
box folder
24 1 Davidson, John W., undated
2 Hall, R. Walker, undated
3 Houston, Temple, undated
4 “Life and Work of O. H. Cooper,” 1925
5 Lyon, H. C., 1930-1949
6 Mackenzie, Ronald S., undated
7 Marcy, Randolph D., undated
8 McClellan, George B., undated
9 Miles, Nelson A., undated
10 Mooar, J. Wright, undated
11 Pope, John, undated
12 Sheridan, Phillip H., undated
13 Walker, Prof. Ned, 1885-1932 and undated
14 Colorado and Mitchell Counties, Texas, 1940
Data
box folder
24 15 Correspondence: Daubs, Emanuel, 1931
16 Franco-Texas Land Company, 1876-1949
17 Gils Trap, L.T., 1883
18 John V. Roy’s Service with Texas Rangers, 1933
19 Fisher County, Texas, 1888-1933 and undated
Historical Associations
box folder
24 20 Dallas Historical Society, undated
21 Fort Concho Museum, 1944
22 Kansas State Historical Society, 1922-1930
23 Miscellaneous, undated
24 Mississippi Valley Historical Association, 1926 and undated
25 Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, 1934-1939
26 Texas Heritage Foundation, 1953-1955
27 Texas Historical Survey, 1933-1934
28 Texas State Historical Association, 1900-1940 and undated
29 West Texas Historical Association: Correspondence, 1954
30 West Texas Historical Association: History, 1924-1949
31 West Texas Historical Association: Miscellaneous, 1938-1940 and undated
32 West Texas Historical Association, 1938-1942
Historical Stories
box folder
24 33 “50 Years Ago,” 1935 and undated
34 Adobe Walls, 1924 and undated
35 Barbed Wire and Fence Cutting, 1938
36 “Battle of Buffalo Wallow, The,” undated
37 “Battle of Lexington-Concord,” 1946
38 Baylor County, 1929
39 “Beginning of Courts in the Panhandle,” undated
40 “Bexar Municipality,” undated
41 Bragg, Braxton: Love Letters, 1849
42 Camels, undated
43 Camp, Jim, undated
44 “Charge of the Wagon Train,” undated
45 “Creation of 54 in Panhandle Regions,” undated
46 Crimmins, M.L., 1861-1943 and undated
47 Dallas, undated
48 “Early Days in Fisher Co.,” 1930 and undated
49 “Font Rep. in the Legislature from the Panhandle,” undated
50 “First Senator from the Panhandle,” undated
51 “First Sessions of District Court for Young Co.,” undated
52 France’s Loan to Texas, 1925
53 Ft. Elliot, Texas, undated
54 Ft. Griffin, Texas, 1876-1932
55 Ft. Worth, Texas, undated
56 General Miles, undated
57 General Robert E. Lee in West Texas, 1856-1939 undated
58 “Ghost Towns of West Texas,” undated
59 Greer County, Texas Material, undated
60 “History of Texas Shown in County Names,” undated
61 Houston, 1931 and undated
62 Houston, Sam, 1939 and undated
63 “How the Lines of Life Run,” 1909
64 “How the U.S. Army Changed Posts on the Texas Frontier in 1880-1881,” undated
65 “Instructed Verdict,” undated
66 Jones, Frank, 1939 and undated
67 Jones, Tom, undated
68 Judicial Districts of Texas, undated
69 Large Game of West Texas, undated
70 Marcy, R. B., 1857-1938 and undated
71 Marcy’s Expedition Across West Texas in 1849,” undated
72 Masterson, Bat, undated
73 “Meeting the Bad Man,” undated
74 Mt. Vernon, undated
75 Nolan County, Texas, undated
76 Norfleet, J. F., 1931
77 “Old Fashioned Negro Mammies Not All Dead,” undated
78 “Old Man Keeler,” undated
79 “On the History of the Panhandle-Plains Region of Texas, undated
80 “On Indian,” undated
81 Rejection Letter, 1921-1935 and undated
box folder
25 1 Russell, Nathan Beaks, 1921
2 Santa Anna, 1835
3 Santa Fe Railroad, undated
4 Scurry County, Texas, 1916-1937 and undated
5 “Some Aspects of the History of West and Northwest Texas Since 1845,” 1922
6 “Stage Coaching in the Concho Country,” 1934
7 “Story of Cynthia Ann Parker,” undated
8 “The Cowboy---Knight of the Nineteenth Century,” undated
9 “The Influence of Immigration Laws on Americanization,” undated
10 “The Fisher County Democratic Convention of July 1892,” undated
11 “The Part Played by the Press in the Development of West Texas,” undated
12 “The Settlement in 1874-1875 of Indian Troubles in West Texas,” undated
13 Thomas, George H., undated
14 Titles of Stories, undated
15 Trail Blazing Pioneers, undated
16 Vince’s Bridge, 1915
17 “The War in the Panhandle of Texas,” undated
18 Wash am, John C., 1931 and undated
19 Water in Sweetwater, undated
20 Wegefarth Co., undated
21 West Texas, undated
22 West Texas Counties, 1934
Interviews
box folder
25 23 Bogwill, W. A., 1923
24 Brewer, M. V., 1923
25 Crane, R. C., 1955
26 Henning, L. H., undated
27 McGough, Billie, 1923
28 Norren, J.P., 1923
29 Vickers, S. P., 1923
30 Memoirs: Thomas Fletcher Scott, 1936
31 Miscellaneous, 1935 and undated
Notes
box folder
25 32 Boyhood Recollection, undated
33 Forts, 1944
34 Galveston Storm, 1900-1932
35 Genealogical Material: Dorset, undated
36 Genealogical Material: Edwards and Douthit, 1901-1927
37 Genealogical Material: Moore, James, undated
38 Greer County, Texas, 1935
39 Independence, Texas, undated
40 Indians in Texas, undated
41 Laws Organizing Minute Men, undated
42 Mail Routes, undated
43 Miscellaneous, 1928 and undated
44 Newspapers, 1917-1949
45 Receivers Inventory of Col. Vol., 1899
46 Sixty Years in West Texas, undated
47 Texas Rangers, undated
48 Warren Murder, undated
49 West Texas, undated
50 Young County, Texas, undated
51 Old Books, 1922
52 Personal Material, 1953 and undated
Printed Material
box folder
25 53 El Paso Troubles, 1878
54 List of Books, 1890
55 Map of West Texas, 1935
56 “Record of Engagements with Hostile Indians,” 1882
57 Reviews: “History of Hale Co.,” 1938
58 Reviews: “Some Recent Books by West Texas,” undated
59 Reviews: “The Life of Billy Dixon,” undated
60 Sam Houston, 1860-1928 and undated
61 “Some Southwestern Trails,” 1948
62 Texas in 1893, 1893
63 “The Age of Reinterpretation,” 1960
64 “The Dallas Spirit,” 1959
65 “The Great Comanche War Trail,” 1950
66 “The South Plains of Texas,” 1936
67 “The Texas Declaration of Independence,” 1943
68 “Tropical Studies and References on the History of American Agriculture,” 1940
box folder
26 1 Roth City, Texas, ca. 1950
2 Speeches: Independence Home Coming, 1950
3 Speeches: West Texas Press Association, 1929
Sweetwater, Texas Material
box folder
26 4 “Fifty Years Ago,” 1935
5 Notes: Early Days in Sweetwater, undated
6 Notes: Sketch of Sweetwater, undated
7 Notes: What it Cost to Build Sweetwater, undated
8 Old Times: List, 1933
9 Old Timers: Statements, 1931-1935
10 Pep Talk, undated
11 R. C. Crane’s Activities in Sweetwater, undated
12 Stories: Judge Manzey, 1935
13 Stories: Sweetwater in 1900, undated
14 Texas Centennial, 1935-1937 and undated
15 War Telegraphs, 1881-1882
Writer's Project
box folder
26 16 Correspondence: Arnold, D. S., 1930-1931
17 Correspondence: Beauchamp, T. H., 1931-1932
18 Correspondence: Chatfield, Elizabeth, 1931
19 Correspondence: Douthit, J. H., 1931
20 Correspondence: Douthit, Loudie, 1931
21 Correspondence: Steele, Flora Hester, 1931-1932
22 Correspondence: WPA, 1936
23 Baylor University, undated
24 Boyd, W. H., undated
25 Childers, John D., undated
26 Clay, Nestar and Nancy, 1936
27 Data: Minutes for Nolan County, 1881
28 Hilliard, A. W., undated
29 Hord, H. C., 1935
30 Interviews, 1931
31 List of Pioneers, undated
32 Miscellaneous, 1912-1931 and undated
33 Prince, A.A., undated
34 Smith, Tonk, undated
35 Speech: “History of West Texas,” 1929
36 Speech: San Angelo Club, undated
37 Stories: Arnold, D.S., 1930
38 Stories: “Beginning of 1883,” undated
39 Stories: Colorado Valley Railroad, 1930
40 Stories: “Farmers and the Effect of the Drouth,” undated
41 Stories: “First Baptist Church of Sweetwater,” undated
42 Stories: Location of the Indian Reservations,” 1929
43 Stories: “Nolan County’s Birthday,” undated
44 Stories: Odds and Ends, undated
45 Stories: Sweetwater, 1931
46 Stories: “The New Charter for Sweetwater,” 1927
47 Stories: “When the First Railroad Came to Sweetwater,” 1932
48 Texas Heroes, 1936

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Legal Material

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26 49 Abstract Copies Letter bound, Ragland and Crane, 1880-1900
50 Abstract Copies Letter bound, Ragland and Crane, 1880-1900
51 Abstract Copies Letter bound, Ragland and Crane, 1901-1904
52 Abstract Copies Letter bound, Ragland and Crane, 1902-1903
53 Abstract Copies Letter bound, Ragland and Crane, 1902-1904
box folder
27 1 Attorney’s Pocket Docket, 1899-1933
2 Bar Association, 1915-1935
3 Bills of Costs, 1900-1934 and undated
4 Bill of Sale, 1885-1900
5 Case Docket, 1887-1903
6 Case Numbers, 1929-1934 and undated
7 Chapman, Susan, Land Papers, 1898-1905
8 Citation from U.S. Circuit Court to R.C. Crane Concerning Beshlin vs. McSweeney Packing Company, 1911
9 Contracts, 1901-1929
10 Crane, R. C.: Correspondence, 1897-1930
11 Crane, R. C.: Deeds, 1887-1899
12 Crane, R. C.: Fisher County Land, 1890-1902
13 Crane, R. C.: Land, 1909-1913
14 Crane, R. C.: Miscellaneous, 1900-1937
15 Creation of Nolan County, Texas, 1880
16 Deed of Conveyance for Shadrach and Judy Dixon, 1875
17 Fisher County, Texas Court Docket, 1887-1895
18 Fox Stripling vs. Stagner Unknown Heirs, 1910
19 Good Title Abstract Company, Land Sales, 1855-1908
20 Hardie, 1885-1926
21 Harris v. Hagelstein, 1936-1937
22 Harris v. Shell Pipeline Company, 1933
23 Hathaway, Frank M., 1931-1932
24 Henderson v. Lister, 1929-1930
25 Hodge v. Hendrick, 1936
Hoffman and Page Company
box folder
27 26 Chastain, G. D., 1875-1937
27 Dunne, G.M., 1937
28 Gas Contract, 1935-1937
29 Hoffman v. Eppenauer, 1934-1938
30 Matthews, J. E., 1937
31 Morrow, 1937
32 Phillips Petroleum Company, 1937
box folder
28 1 Hoffman, C. W., 1930-1935
2 Insurance, 1902-1903
Land
box folder
28 3 Abstracts, 1853-1949 and undated
4 Application to Purchase, 1882-1906
5 Carlisle, John, 1887-1907
6 Chattel Mortgages, 1918-1925
7 Deeds, 1893-1935 and undated
8 Douthit, 1885-1906
9 Jones, John E., 1882-1903
10 Leases, 1896-1929
11 Miscellaneous, 1887-1928 and undated
12 Vendor Leins, 1889-1929 and undated
13 Walker, P. C., 1885-1887
14 Lawsuits, 1901-1934 and undated
box folder
29 1 Legal Notes on Property, 1901-1933
2 McCrory Stores Company, 1930-1932
3 McFall, L. C., 1938-1936
4 Miscellaneous, undated
5 M. J. Daniel, vs. J. L. Daniel, 1923
6 Motz, Charles, Sr., 1931
7 Musser, J. M., 1931-1933
8 Odell, Samuel, Last Will, 1788
9 Page, K. F., 1937-1938
10 Payton, Cross D., 1928
11 Pennington, Noel Wayne, 1931-1932
12 Personal Material and Miscellaneous, 1919-1938
13 Printed Material, 1888-1950
14 Rayland and Crane, 1903-1904
15 Ralph v. Magnolia Petroleum Company, 1935-1936
16 Record of Acknowledgement, 1899-1935
17 Property Redemption Receipts, miscellaneous receipts and hand notes, 1896-1908
18 Receipts, Purchases, and Commercial Letters, 1850-1950
19 Receipts, Purchases, and Commercial Letters, 1851-1950
box folder
30 1 Rumph v. Hollis, 1932-1936
2 Shamblin, W. C., 1935-1944 and undated
3 Subpoena for J. L. Gantt, South Carolina, 1852
4 Sweetwater Light, Ice, and Water Company, 1909-1910
5 Taylor and Anderson, Land Sales, 1909-1922
6 Tom Mitchell Lease, 1903
7 Townsend, Annie, 1929-1931
8 Wallace and Skinner Land Deeds, 1903-1905
9 Western Evangel Company Stock, 1907
10 Wills, 1903-1938 and undated

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Literary Production

box folder
30 11 “A Conversation,” author unknown, undated
12 Airplane and Pilots Lost at Sea, 1927
13 “Arkansaw Traveler” song, 1921
14 New York City Judges, ca. 1930
15 Nolan County, Texas School Lands, ca. 1930
16 Peace Officers and the Unemployed, ca. 1930s
17 Politicians and Germans, 1924
18 Speech Womans Forum for Sweetwater Library, 1953
19 U.S. 80 Highway Association of West Texas, undated

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Photographs

box folder
30 20 Family, Texas Tech Locating Board, and Miscellaneous, ca. 1920s

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Printed Material

box folder
30 21 Alcalde News, 1935-1940
22 “Better Say,” 1907-1911
23 Biographies, 1914-1915
Business
box folder
30 24 Audit Company of the Southwest, undated
25 Bank and Loan Association, 1944 and undated
26 Boy Scouts, 1930
27 Central West Texas Association of Commercial Clubs, 1907-1909
28 Franklin Life Insurance, 1948
29 Great Western Loan and Trust Company, 1912
30 Insurance, 1900 and undated
31 Literary Material, 1895-1943 and undated
32 Midwest Expeditions, 1927-1929
33 Miscellaneous, 1907-1926 and undated
34 Nolan County, Texas, 1886
35 Nolan County Fair, 1913-1926
36 Oil and Gas Journal, 1928
37 Poultry Adviser, 1912
38 Santa Fe System Bulletin, 1929
39 Stories, 1927-1940 and undated
40 Swift and Company, 1939
41 Texas and Pacific Railway, 1930
42 West Texas Cattle Raisers Association, 1910
43 West Texas Chamber of Commerce, undated
44 West Texas Pharmaceutical Association, 1934
45 West Texas Today, 1952
46 Your Exchange News, 1947-1948
47 Cow Tales, 1901
48 Current Opinion, 1923-1924
box folder
31 1 DAR, 1943-1946
2 “Driver’s Handbook,” 1925
3 Eclectic Magazine, 1870
4 Ennis, Texas Charter, 1913
Entertainment
box folder
31 5 Miscellaneous, 1924
6 Geological Report on Nolan County, Texas, 1919
7 Literary Map of the U.S., undated
8 Little Blue Book, undated
9 Maryneal, 1908
10 Miscellaneous, 1933-1936 and undated
11 Newspaper Clippings, 1920-1955
12 “Our Rural Life and Farm Problems,” 1913
13 Receipts, 1899-1926
14 Sample Maps, 1929
15 Song Sheets, 1874-1905
16 “Spanish Self-Taught” undated
17 Stephenville, Texas News Clippings, 1923
Texas
box folder
31 18 C.C.C., 1935
19 Centennial, 1936
20 League of Texas Municipalities, 1919
21 Texas Parade, 1942
22 Tall Tales, undated
23 Texas Pioneers, 1925-1926
24 Texas Folklore Society and News Clippings, 1927-1955
25 Texas Women’s Press Association, 1943
26 “The Literary Digest,” 1922
27 “The Man of Sorrow,” undated
28 The Register of Pennsylvania, 1829
29 “The Worlds Work,” 1918
Travel
box folder
31 30 Arizona, undated
31 Carlsbad Caverns, undated
32 Colorado, undated
33 Ft. Stockton, Texas, undated
34 Ft. Worth, Texas, undated
35 Los Angeles, undated
36 Maps, 1940 and undated
37 Oakland, 1897
38 Pacific Northwest, 1922
39 San Francisco, 1904 and undated
40 Seattle, 1909
41 Stanford, undated
42 Transportation, 1926-1933 and undated
43 Vicksburg, 1906
44 “Travels in the Interior of the North America,” undated
45 Treasure Hunting, 1960-1963
46 Victor Brooks, An Address Delivered at the Elks’ Memorial Service, by R. L. Batts, 1925
War Material
box folder
32 1 Navy, 1936
2 Recruiting Service, Army, Navy and Marines, 1917-1919
3 United Spanish War Veterans and Auxiliaries Program, 1932
4 World War One: Maps, undated
5 World War One: News Clippings, 1918
6 World War One: Pamphlets, 1917-1918
7 World War Two: Maps, 1944
8 World War Two: Pamphlets, 1932
9 “Western Story Journal,” 1944
10 What, 1931

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Railroad Material

box folder
32 11 Colorado Valley Railway, 1897-1909
K.C.M. and O. Railway
box folder
32 12 Correspondence, 1901-1912
13 Case Material: Correspondence, 1907-1912
14 Case Material: Miscellaneous, 1910-1912 and undated
15 Case Material: Sweetwater vs. K.C.M. and O. Railway, 1908-1912 and undated
16 Chihuahua and Sinaloa Development Company, 1905
17 Historical Material, undated
18 International and Union Construction Company, 1903-1912
19 Miscellaneous, 1904-1911
20 Orient Addition, 1902-1911 and undated
21 Orient Land Company, 1903-1910
22 Printed Material: Cities, 1903-1911
23 Printed Material: Clippings, 1909-1923 and undated
24 Printed Material: Miscellaneous, 1904-1912
25 Printed Material: “The New Empire,” 1907-1908
26 United States and Mexico Trust Company, 1903-1912 and undated
27 K.C. Outer Belt and Electric R.R. Company, 1903
box folder
33 1 Miscellaneous, 1909-1910 and undated
2 Panhandle and Gulf Railway, 1899-1909
3 Pecos and Northern Texas Railway, 1910-1912
4 Santa Fe Railway, 1909-1913
5 St. Louis Southwestern Railway, 1902
6 Texas and Pacific Railway, 1903-1911
7 Houston and Texas Central R.R. Company, 1891-1894

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Religion Material

Baptists
box folder
33 8 Baptist Convention, 1940-1948
9 B.T.U., 1938-1939
10 Church at Little Jordan, 1874-1880
11 First Baptist Church: Budget, 1924-1950
12 First Baptist Church: Class Book, 1915
13 First Baptist Church: Directory, 1929 and undated
14 First Baptist Church: History, 1934
15 First Baptist Church: Printed Material, 1923-1949
16 Independence Baptist Church, 1939 and undated
17 Haskell Baptist Association, 1934
18 History, 1935-1944
19 Miscellaneous, 1861-1945 and undated
20 Mission, Work, undated
21 Sweetwater Baptist Association, 1891-1942
22 Crane, R. C., 1910 and undated
23 Financial Material, 1921-1941
24 First Christian Church, 1903-1947
25 Miscellaneous, undated
26 Mormons, undated
27 Printed Material, 1890-1923

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School Material

Baylor University
box folder
33 28 Address Before Alumni Association, 1920
29 Copy of Minutes, 1857-1861
30 History, 1936
31 Miscellaneous, 1903-1933
32 Tyron Hall, undated
Hardin-Simmons University
box folder
33 33 Commencement, 1904-1932
34 Debate Note Book, 1917-1928
35 History, 1932
36 Printed Material, 1935-1967 and undated
37 Miscellaneous, 1964 and undated
box folder
34 1 Medical Education, 1928
2 Miscellaneous, 1925-1953
3 Newman High School, 1938
4 Printed Material, 1893-1948 and undated
5 School of American Research, undated
6 Sweetwater: Commencement and Baccalaureate, 1922-1932
7 Sweetwater: Miscellaneous, 1887-1949
Texas Tech University
box folder
34 8 Correspondence: Hodge, Thomas F., 1926
9 Correspondence: Martin, Thomas P., 1938
10 Correspondence: Establishment, 1920-1931
11 Correspondence: Sale of Tech Collection, 1933
12 Correspondence: Wade’s History of Texas Tech, 1944
13 Establishment, 1916-1933
14 Laying of the Cornerstone of the Library, 1938
15 Newspaper Clippings, 1924-1935
16 Resolution, 1921-1949
17 “The West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College Movement And the Founding of Texas Technological College,” by R.C. Crane, 1931
18 West Texas A&M Movement, 1916-1921
19 West Texas Jubilee Celebration, 1923
20 Wright’s History of Texas Tech, undated
University of Texas (Austin)
box folder
34 21 Commencement, 1904-1934
22 Fraternity Material, 1899-1949
23 Miscellaneous, 1904-1965
24 Webb, Walter P., 1943-1963

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Scrapbook Material

box folder
34 25 Autograph Book, 1880-1882
26 Certificates, 1891-1939
27 Crane Library Check-Out Ledger, 1957-1967
28 Crane’s Penmanship and Accounting Ledger, 1860-1881
29 Home Book Register, 1933-1935
30 Miscellaneous, 1880-1944
31 Recruiting News, Scrapbooks, 1935-1937
box folder
35 1 Recruiting News, Scrapbooks, 1935-1937
2 Small Notebooks, 1891-1934

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Sweetwater, Texas Material

box folder
35 3 Board of Development, 1926-1938 and undated
4 Bonds, 1926-1929
5 City Advertisements, 1913-1937 and undated
6 City Materials, 1898-1902
7 Charter Material: Correspondence, 1913
8 Charter Material: Charter, 1913
9 Charter Material: Charter, 1923-1928
10 Charter Material: Aids, 1913-1925
11 Charter Material: Ballot, 1913 and undated
12 Charter Material: Charter Commission, undated
13 Charter Material: Charters, 1927-1947
14 Charter Material: Incorporation Notes, undated
15 Charter Material: Miscellaneous, 1927-1934 and undated
16 Charter Material: News Clippings, 1913 and undated
17 Charter Material: Notes, undated
18 Elections, 1925-1933
19 Financial Material, 1907-1933
20 Library, 1953
21 Map and Zoning Material, 1910-1930
22 Miscellaneous, undated
23 Nolan County Health Unit, 1935
24 Population Roll, 1899
25 Post Office, 1913
26 President’s Reemployment Agreement, 1933
27 Public Notices, 1905-1916
28 Summary of Sweetwater, 1922
29 Sweetwater Club, 1927-1948
30 Sweetwater Creamery Company, 1910
31 Sweetwater Progressive Club, 1910

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West Texas Scrapbooks

box item
36 1 Scrapbooks, 1923-1949 and undated
2 Scrapbooks, 1935-1936
3 Scrapbooks, 1924-1935
4 Scrapbooks, 1931-1935
5 Scrapbooks, 1924-1940
6 Scrapbooks, 1939
7 Scrapbooks, 1952
8 Scrapbooks, 1925-1951
9 Scrapbooks, 1940-1941
10 Scrapbooks, 1935
11 Scrapbooks, 1933-1935
12 Scrapbooks, 1935-1936
13 Scrapbooks, 1936
box item
37 14 Scrapbooks, 1924-1951
15 Scrapbooks, 1936-1937
16 Scrapbooks, 1924-1939
17 Scrapbooks, 1936
18 Scrapbooks, 1925-1931
18 Scrapbooks, 1923-1924
20 Scrapbooks, 1933
21 Scrapbooks, 1926-1942
22 Scrapbooks, 1884
23 Scrapbooks, 1930-1951
24 Scrapbooks, 1939-1952
25 Scrapbooks, 1932-1942
26 Scrapbooks, 1925-1952
27 Scrapbooks, 1938-1940
box item
38 28 Scrapbooks, 1937
29 Scrapbooks, 1931-1951
30 Scrapbooks, 1933-1939
31 Scrapbooks, 1925-1937
32 Scrapbooks, 1921-1937
33 Scrapbooks, 1923-1937
34 Scrapbooks, 1936-1951
35 Scrapbooks, 1906-1927
36 Scrapbooks, 1933-1936
37 Scrapbooks, 1926-1951
38 Scrapbooks, 1922-1951
39 Scrapbooks, 1930-1934
40 Scrapbooks, 1935-1951
41 Scrapbooks, 1924-1942
42 Scrapbooks, 1926-1944
43 Scrapbooks, 1933
44 Scrapbooks, 1934-1951
box item
39 45 Scrapbook, 1933-1937
46 Scrapbook, 1933-1934
47 Scrapbook, 1927-1939
48 Scrapbook, 1940
49 Scrapbook, 1933-1934
50 Scrapbook, 1923
51 Scrapbook, 1884-1918
52 Scrapbook item: Flags of Destiny poster, undated
53 Scrapbook, 1912-1919
54 Scrapbook, 1942
55 Scrapbook, 1907-1952
56 Scrapbook, 1925-1948
57 Scrapbook, 1896-1951
box item
40 58 Scrapbook, 1950-1951
59 Scrapbook, 1908-1911
60 Scrapbook, 1946
61 Scrapbook, 1908-1947
62 Scrapbook, 1954
63 Scrapbook, 1924-1935
64 Scrapbook, 1935-1952
65 Scrapbook, 1925-1950
66 Scrapbook, 1931-1939
67 Scrapbook, undated
box item
41 68 Scrapbook with postcards, 1906-1907
69 Scrapbook with postcards, undated
70 Scrapbook, 1915-1928
71 Scrapbook, 1926
72 Scrapbook with postcards, 1906-1909
73 Scrapbook, 1943
74 Scrapbook, 1939-1954
75 Scrapbook with postcards, 1945-1951
76 Scrapbook, 1935-1939
77 Scrapbook, 1935-1940
78 Scrapbook with funeral notices, 1925-1946
79 Scrapbook, 1922-1931
80 Scrapbook, 50 Years Ago, 1928-1943
81 Scrapbook, 1887-1918

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Financial Materials II

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42 1 General Ledger of Sweetwater City Hotel and Ragland and Beall, 1883-1891
2 Daybook Schedule, 1928
3 Daybook Schedule, 1934
4 Daybook Schedule, 1935-1936
5 Daybook Schedule, 1934-1935
6 Daybook Schedule, 1930-1932
7 Daybook Schedule, 1929-1930
8 Daybook Schedule, 1928-1929

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Artifacts

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42 9 Wooden Mallet, Wallet, Cardboard trinket box, and miscellaneous, undated

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Oversized Items

box item
43 1 The Sweetwater Sun and Nolan County News, Sept. 9, 1905
2 The Roscoe Times (3 issues), 1916-1917
3 “Cattle Kings Pass With the Vivid West” New York Times Magazine, December 7, 1924
4 “Thirty Years of Growth in the Drama”, New York Times Magazine, August, 3, 1924
5 “The New Wild and Woolly and its City Cowboys”, The Country Gentleman, November 1, 1924
6 “The Cut-up Range”, The Country Gentleman, November 15, 1924
7 United Statements, Belton, Texas, June 3, 1920
8 The Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, June 10, 1920
9 Radford Grocery News, Abilene, Texas, February-March, 1931
10 Sweetwater city development, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 1919
11 Colt-Trax, John H. Reagan Junior High School newspaper, Sweetwater, Texas, Oct. 22, 1936
12 G. K. Elkins article, The Colorado (Texas) Weekly Record, April 1924
13 Howard Payne Yellow Jacket, Brownwood, Texas, April 30, 1926
14 The Bronte Weekly Enterprise, Bronte, Texas, March 22, 1940
15 The Blackburn Times, England newspaper, February 26, 1927
16 Health and Horticulture, Canon City, Colorado, (2 issues), 1888
17 The Salida News, Salida, Colorado, May 3, 1888
18 The Solid Muldoon, Ouray, Colorado, August 10, 1888
19 The Avenger, Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas (3 issues), 1944
20 West Texas Baptist, Abilene, Texas (4 issues), 1935-1940
21 Baylor Aegis, Independence, Texas (4 issues), 1881-1882
22 L. C. Curry Picture News, Sinclair Service Station, Sweetwater, Texas, ca. 1930s
23 New Sweetwater, Texas charter campaign flyer, 1913
24 Sharp County Record, Evening Shade, Arkansas (2 issues), 1877
25 Panhandle Pen-points, Panhandle Pen Women, October 18, 1922
26 Sweetwater American, Sweetwater, Texas, October 9, 1921
27 The Daily Budget, Ouray, Colorado, January 1, 1887
28 Durango Herald, Colorado, January 1, 1888
29 Sweetwater Daily Reporter, April 12, 1921
30 Sweetwater Sunday Reporter, June 9, 1935
31 Sweetwater Reporter, September 1, 1936
32 A Century of Books: 1851-1951, insert from The New York Times, 1951
33 The Home and State, Dallas, Texas, March 30, 1912
34 Army & Navy Courier, San Antonio, Texas, March 1939
35 Hand notes from Jno. W. Rector to R. C. Crane, 1930
36 Print of Well No. 1 of San Jacinto Oil Company of Beaumont, Texas, 1901
37 Plat of Saratoga Oil Fields and Blake survey, Hardin County, Texas, 1902
38 R. C. Crane’s Law Certificate from State of Texas, 1886
39 Texas Land Patents issued: Nolan, Fisher, Palo Pinto and Bexar Counties (6 items), 1857-1899
40 Warranty Deed for J. S. Douthit for Nolan County, Texas land, 1890
41 Warranty Deeds, blank, ca. 1890s
42 Thomas H. Ball political flyer, Ferguson Harris County Democratic Club (2 items), 1914
43 Legal document concerning Fisher County, Texas land, 1888
44 Art, The Art Publishers, portfolios 11, 12, 15 and 16, undated
45 Circular speech of J. H. Beall on not relocating Sweetwater as county seat, ca. 1900s
46 Circular concerning W. E. Pope as candidate for Texas Governor, undated
47 The War Cry magazine, Texas Centennial Edition, The Salvation Army, June 30, 1936
48 Sample ballots for 1928 presidential elections with Texas notice, 1928
49 The Pony Express, Sweetwater, Texas Newman high school newspaper (28 issues), 1938-1947
50 Fischer County, Texas “Lands For Sale” flyer, 1895

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