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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Cattle and Livestock Expenses

Cattle and Livestock Market Records

Correspondence

Journals

Legal Material

Maps

Memorabilia

Miscellaneous Materials and Letters to N. E. Britton

Newspapers

Printed Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association:

An Inventory of its Records, 1960s-1990s and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association
Title: Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association Records,
Dates: 1960s-1990s and undated
Abstract: The Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association Collection includes minutes of board meetings, cattle record ledgers, sales contracts, journals, newspapers, maps, and correspondence dating from the 1960s to the 1990s.
Collection # S 1739.1
Quantity: 2 boxes (2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

N. E. Britton, who was raised in Erath County, Texas, graduated from Texas A and M University in 1938. He was the manager of the historic Block Ranch from 1952 to 1964 when he became manager of the Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers. He remained there until 1984.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of material collected by N. E. Britton through his association with the Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association. The collection includes minutes of board meetings, cattle record ledgers, sales contracts, journals, newspapers, maps, and correspondence dating from the 1960s to the 1990s.

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Organization

The collection is organized by the following series: Cattle and Livestock Expenses, Cattle and Livestock Market Records, Correspondence, Journals, Legal Material, Maps, Memorabilia, Miscellaneous Materials and Letters to N.E. Britton, Newspapers, Printed Material.

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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)
Britton, N. E.
Subjects (Organizations)
Block Ranch
Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association
Subjects (Places)
Lincoln County (N.M.)
Lincoln County (N.M.)--History
Subjects
Cattle breeders--New Mexico
Cattle breeders--New Mexico--History
Livestock--Breeding
Ranches--New Mexico
Mescalero Indians

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association Records, 1960s-1990s and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2006-0313-B

Gift, 2006

Processed by

Marcala Wiley, 2008

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Collection Inventory

 

Cattle and Livestock Expenses

box folder
1 1 Grass Seed Mix Inventory, June 1974
2 Mescalero Apache Cattle Growers 1994 Proposed Capital Improvement Budget, 1994
3 Water Development Proposal Estimates, Undated

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Cattle and Livestock Market Records

box folder
1 4 24th Annual Mescalero Cattle Sale, August 1985
5 Annual Meetings and Inventory Note cards, 1962- March 01, 1985
6 Auditors' Reports, December 31, 1967- December 31, 1971
7 Auditors' Reports #2, December 31, 1972- December 31, 1976
8 Balance and Budgeted Expenditures Sheets, December 1964- December 31, 1993
9 Balance Sheets and Contracts, 1973-1988
10 Budget Comparison, February 1976- December 1984
11 Cattle Auctions, 1971-1985
12 Cattle Inventory Projection, 1969-1970s
13 Cattle Sales, 1964-1982
14 Contracts/ Sale Sheets, September 01. 1969- October 22, 1984
15 Cow Herd Projections, Undated
16 Financial Material Covered at Annual Meeting, August 27, 1988-August 31, 1992
17 Financial Material Covered at Annual Meeting #2, August 27, 1988- August 31, 1992
18 Financial Notes, January 01, 1967- January 1970
19 Financial Notes #2, February 01, 1970- January 1973
20 Financial Notes #3, February 01, 1973- January 1976
21 Financial Notes #4, February 01, 1976- January 1978
22 Financial Notes #5, February 01, 1978- January 1980
23 Financial Notes #6 February 01, 1980- December 1983
24 Financial Notes #7, January 01, 1984- December 1985
25 Financial Reports, December 31, 1963- December 31, 1969
26 Financial Statements, December 31, 1976- December 31, 1980
27 Financial Statements #2, December 31, 1980- December 31, 1984
28 Horses and Cattle Inventory, 1974-1985
29 Mescalero Apache Cattle Growers Brands, Undated
30 Mescalero Apache Cattle Growers Operating Plan, 1994-1997
31 Mescalero Apache Tribe Ordinance No. 81-1, Undated
32 Miscellaneous Statistics (Mescalero Reservation), 1958-1967
33 Projection of Net Income and Cash Available for Dividends, October 31, 1982- October 31, 1984
34 Recommendations for Western Farm Management Company, 1957

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Correspondence

box folder
1 35 Cow Sense, February 1975- August 1983
36 Ralph E. Vance Resume, June 04, 1984

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Journals

box folder
2 1 Journals #1, January 1967- December 1984
2 Journals #2, January 1967- December 1984
3 Journals #3, January 1967- December 1984
4 Journals #4, January 1967- December 1984
5 Journals #5, January 1967- December 1984
6 Journals #6, January 1967- December 1984
7 Journals #7, January 1967- December 1984
8 Journals #8, January 1967- December 1984

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Legal Material

box folder
2 9 Certificate of Brand, July 11, 1966

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Maps

box folder
2 10 Maps of Mescalero Indian Reservation, Undated

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Memorabilia

box folder
2 11 Drought Conditions and Emergency Recommendations, August 1974- July 1977
12 Minutes of Board Meeting, 1975- December 1978 and December 1978- 1981
13 Minutes of Board Meeting #2, 1975- December 1978 and December 1978- 1981
14 Minutes of Board Meeting #3, 1975- December 1978 and December 1978- 1981
15 Minute of Board Meeting, March 10, 1982- March 11, 1985
16 Minute of Board Meeting #2, March 10, 1982- March 11, 1985

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Miscellaneous Materials and Letters to N. E. Britton

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2 17 Miscellaneous Materials and Letters to N. E. Britton, 1967- 1986
18 Bassett, Johnston, and Deason, March 16, 1966 and August 04, 1966
19 Carlton Britton, April 02, 1973 and September 24, 1994
20 Elmer Kelton Bibliography, October 03, 1984
21 Employers Mutuals of Wausau, February 23, 1966 and February 28, 1966
22 James Lee Sullins Scholarship Recommendation, March 28, 1966
23 Jim Sullins Breaking/ Training Horses, Undated
24 Leah Britton, September 1994- 1995
25 Quality Inn Letter from Don Moon, July 22, 1983
26 Texas AandM University College of Agriculture, 1977 and (1983-1987)
27 The Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, 1969, 1970, 1973 and 1982
28 T. T. Sanders, November 07, 1978
29 United States Department of the Interior, April 05, 1974
30 Western Livestock Journal, June 02, 1970 and April 24, 1972

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Newspapers

box folder
2 31 Western Livestock Journal, August 1992

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Printed Material

box folder
2 32 25th and 26th Annual Cattle Sale, August 1986- August 1987
33 Agreement Between Mescalero Tribe or Successor, Undated
34 Annual Meeting of Mescalero Apache Cattle Growers, March 1980s- March 1990s
35 Articles and By-Laws of Association, Undated
36 Bull Session, March 18, 1988
37 Dates in History Affecting Mescalero Apache People, 1789-1936
38 Elk Springs Burn, November 1975
39 Grazing Permit, January 01, 1970- December 31, 1974
40 Land Operations Accomplishments and Planning Projects, 1969-1970
41 Mescalero Apache Cattle Growers Pension and Retirement Plan, 1974
42 Mescalero Apache Cattle Operation, Undated
43 Mescalero Booklets and Other Pamphlets, Undated
44 Mescalero Indian Sheep Growers Association Constitution and By-Laws, June 01, 1935
45 Minutes of Annual Meetings, January 1964- March 04, 1989
46 Minutes of Annual Meetings #2, January 1964- March 04, 1989
47 Miscellaneous Memorabilia, Undated
48 New Mexico Livestock Agreement, Undated
49 Plan of Operation, 1978- May 1982
50 Policy on Beef Request, Undated
51 Special Meeting and Minutes of Regular Meeting, February 1980-August 1980
52 The Apache Scout, June 1970 and April 1977
53 United States Department of the Inferior Field Equip. Grant, Undated
54 Utilizing Breed Differences, February 24th- 25th, 1975
55 Video Auction, August 1988- August 1991
56 Wildlife Management Summary, Undated
57 Wildlife Survey Forms, March 1970

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