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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Academic Materials

Arts Material

Calendars-various

Camp Fire Girls

Correspondence

Delta Kappa Gamma

Directories

Financial Materials

Greeting Cards and Correspondence

Newspapers

Homemaking

Holstein Beef Association

Maps

Nature Stamps

Photographs

Religious Material

Printed Materials

Newsletter

Association

Texas Tech

Thesis

Brochures

Twentieth Century Club

Women's Council

Scrapbook

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Milton Fredric and Ruth Virginia Landwer:

An Inventory of Their Papers, 1907-1996 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Landwer family
Title: Milton Fredric and Ruth Virginia Landwer Papers,
Dates: 1907-1996 and undated
Abstract: The collection contains academic materials, calendars, correspondence, directories, financial materials, maps, newspapers, photographs, printed materials, newsletters from various organizations, scrapbooks, and related material.
Collection # S 1778.1
Quantity: 17 boxes (17 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Mrs. Landwer was a long time resident of Lubbock, Texas who passed away November 22, 1996. She graduated from Lubbock High in 1934. She was also a Lubbock High Science teacher for many years. Her husband was a Zoologist at Texas Tech University from 1927-1966. They had no children. The Landwers were very active in community affairs throughout Lubbock. The former residential home at Buddy Holly Park is supposed to have a memorial plaque in honor of the Landwers.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains academic materials, calendars, correspondence, directories, financial materials, maps, newspapers, photographs, printed materials, newsletters from various organizations, scrapbooks, and other related material documenting the Landwer’s professional and personal activities.

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Organization

The collection is organized alphabetically by topic, then by folder title, and finally by date where appropriate.

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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 (People)
Landwer, Milton Frederic
Landwer, Virginia Black
Subjects (Organizations)
Camp Fire Girls
Delta Kappa Gamma Society
Holstein Association USA
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Biology--Faculty.
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
College teachers--Texas--Lubbock
Zoology

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Related Material

Milton Frederic Landwer oral history interview [sound recording], 1973

Virginia Landwer oral history interview [sound recording], 1981

Virginia Landwer oral history interview [sound recording], 1982

Virginia Landwer Photograph Collection, 1930-1940

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Milton Frederic and Ruth Virginia Landwer papers 1907-1996 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
97-0001-B, 97-0098-B

Gift, 1997

Processed by

William McDonald, 2013

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Collection Inventory

 

Academic Materials

box folder
1 1 REconnaissance West central Texas Soil Survey, 1928
2 Academic graded papers, 1967 and undated
3 Academic graged papers Review notes, 1961 and undated
4 Annotated list of mammals, 1922
5 Urogenital Systems, 1904 and undated
6 Key to the animal Phyla, 1986 and undated
7 Sho-do the are of Japanese Calliraphy, 1993 and undated
8 Laboratory observances on feeding longevity and sensory behavior of Echinolaelaps Echindninus, 1956 and undated
9 God's trees, 1976 and undated
10 Christian Physiology, undated
11 Labratory outline foods 132, 1944 and undated
12 Relative Volumes of the Cortical and the Chromaffin Cells in the Suprarenal of the single comb white leghorn chicken, 1953, 1955
13 Sutdy of Chicken embryos and development, 1925 and undated
14 Classroom notes, 1960 and undated
box folder
2 1 A reconnaissance of the ecologic communities of the high plans of the Texas Panhandle with special attention to the mammals, 1939 and undated
2 Thoracic arteries notes, 1948 and undated
3 Dated followup notes, 1969 and undated
4 Campfire nature notebook, 1927
5 Library cards from card catalogs, 1957 and undated
6 Rough Draft dissertation a reconnaissance of mammals, 1939 and undated
7 Associations of the canyons and the Staked Plains Escarpment, undated
8 biogeography relationships of the mammals oof the high plains region, 1948 and undated
9 Progress reports of coursework, 1966 and undated
10 Doctoral notes and papers Landwer, 1940 and undated
11 Course notes, 1938 and undated
12 University of Michigan correspondence-Foxes, 1933 and undated
13 Feasibility study-reclaimed water for a growing city, 1962 and undated

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Arts Material

box folder
2 14 Various materials regarding the ares in the Lubbock, TX area
15 Various materials regarding the ares in the Lubbock, TX and Taos, NM area

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Calendars-various

box folder
2 16 Calendars, Audubon, 1985, 1986
17 Calendars, (desk), 1983
18 Calendars, 1969, 1970, 1988, 1995
19 Calendars, 1973, 1976, 1993, 1980, 1987, 1989, 1979, 1978, 1976, 1974, 1975

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Camp Fire Girls

box folder
3 1 Camp Fire Girls-Summary work, undated

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Correspondence

box folder
3 2 University of Kansas and others, 1939-1970
3 Mrs. Ward Selridge and others, 1937-1978
4 Clara Landwer and others, 1954-1980
5 L. Shadfer and others, 1963-1982
6 Henry Osterfink and others, 1939-1979
7 E.L. Bledsoe and others, 1972-1989
8 Ruby and Spyker Black and others, 1955-1974
9 Gerry Burney and others, 1950-1967
10 D.W. Douglass and others, 1956-1984
11 J.C. Pointer and others, 1968-1973
12 Mrs. Joe Manicapelli and others, 1937-1945
13 Marguerite Deuel and others, 1919-1988
14 J. Waldvogel and others, 1945-1978
15 Sophie Black and others, 1919-1969
box folder
4 1 Mrs. R. J. West and others, 1924-1931
2 J. Landwer, 1918-1930
3 University of Michigan and others, 1942-1978
4 Eunice Dulaney, 1919-1930
5 L. Garrett, 1924-1932
6 Mrs. W.o. Garrett and others, 1925-1940
7 Mrs. A.S. Burway and others, 1918-1940
8 Sophie Black and others, 1918-1940
9 Mrs. Garrett, 1980-1989
10 Joe Manicapelli and others, 1928-1988
11 Kent hance and others, 1928-1977
12 Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Holmes and others, 1945-1972
13 Dolores Tucker and others, 1928-1934
14 Helen Turner and others,
15 Doroty Abernathy, 1931-1976
16 Loraine Rose, 1929-1934

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Delta Kappa Gamma

box folder
5 1 Newsletters, 1976-1996 and undated
2 Meeting Programs, 1984-1988 and undated
3 Member Booklet, 1981-1987 and undated
4 Bulletins, 1987-1992
5 Various Newsletter pages, 1969-1970 and undated

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Directories

box folder
5 6 Phone directories, 1966, 1968, 1971
7 jane M. Lawrence and others, 1953-1996
8 Buck Griffith and others, 1944-1973
9 Mr. and Mrs. donald Landwer and others, 1943-1996
10 J.O. Seale and others, 1947-1983
11 Ada O. Ferguson and others, 1931-1977
12 Irene L. Upton and others, 1933-1981
13 Mildred Selvridge and others, 1931-1989
14 L.T. Burton, 1931-1989

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Financial Materials

box folder
5 16 Insurance and tax papers, 1966 and undated
17 Mortgage and insurance papers, 1924 and undated
18 Banking and personal bills papers, 1951 and undated
box folder
6 1 Banking papers, 1959 and undated
2 Stocks papers, 1980-1984 and undated
3 Hospital insurance papers, 1943-1947 and undated
4 Taxes Papers, 1942-1968 and undated
5 Retirement, various papers, 1941-1966 and undated
6 Real estate financial papers, 1926-1988 and undated
7 Medicare financial papers, 1940-1959

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Greeting Cards and Correspondence

box folder
6 8 Bill Berry and others
9 E.M. Snider and others
10 Harold and Vera Hefley and others
11 Opal Cross and others
12 Kay Clark and others
13 Mrs. W. H. Still and others
box folder
7 1 Ruby Hulett and others
2 Linda Wigner and others
3 Mary Wilson and others
4 Frank and Wade Selvidge and others
5 Nell Peel and others
6 Lyn Fortsythe and others
7 L.F. Cavazos and others
8 Osvaldo Alva and others
9 Linda Wigner and others
10 Floyd Selvridge and others
11 Bill Tilton and others
12 Ruth Russell and others
box folder
8 1 Helen B. Wheeler and others
2 Carol Swain and others
3 Joyce Combs and others
4 The Selvidges and others
5 Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Ross and others
6 Thelma Wallace and others
7 Edith Douglass and others
8 The Talkingtons and others
9 Iva Beth Cater and others
10 Gene McKee and others
11 James Platz and others
12 Clara landwer and others
13 Cecil Eugene Barry and others
14 Mr. and Mrs. Riojas and others

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Newspapers

box folder
9 1 Professors to leave Jordan, Lubbock AJ, 1990
2 City temps and rain above normal, Lubbock AJ, 1963
3 Project gives students geography lesson, Lubbock AJ, 1963
4 Out of respect for the canyons, Lubbock AJ, 1990
5 Sound the bell for the teacher, Lubbock AJ, 1989
6 Funnel Cloud, Lubbock AJ, 1970
7 Elephant Butte Dam, undated
8 Anti-skis into law, Lubbock AJ, 1979
9 Music man Production, Barrington news, 1968
10 Progress Lubbock AJ, 1968
11 Virginia Landwer teacher of the year, Lubbock High School paper, 1961
12 Summer graduates at Tech listed, Lubbock AJ, 1986
13 Village gets campground, Barrington Currier Review, undated
14 Turkey day, Taos News, 1964

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Homemaking

box folder
10 1 Modern appliances research, Undated
2 Recipes and clotheing patterns, undated

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Holstein Beef Association

box folder
10 3 Holstein cattle, undated

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Maps

box folder
10 4 US Maps - Travel, undated
5 US Maps - Travel, undated
6 US Maps and geologic maps - Travel, undated

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Nature Stamps

box folder
10 7 Audubon Stamps, undated

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Photographs

box folder
10 8 Family Photos, undated
9 Family Photos, undated
10 Family Photos, 1935 and undated
11 Family Photos, 1925 and undated
12 Family Photos, 1918 and undated
13 Family Photos, 1948 and undated
14 Family Photos, 1984 and undated
15 Family Photos, 1949 and undated
box folder
11 1 Family Photos, 1974 and undated
2 Family Photos, 1926 and undated
3 Family Photos, 1893 and undated
4 Family Photos, 1948 and undated
5 Family Photos, 1952 and undated
6 Family Photos, 1949 and undated
7 Family Photos, 1948 and undated
8 Family Photos, 1937 and undated
9 Family Photos, 1913 and undated
10 Family Photos, 1938 and undated
11 Family Photos, 1938 and undated
12 Slides, undated
13 Slides, undated

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Religious Material

box folder
12 1 Presbyterian Newsletters, 1972-1996 and undated
2 Presbyterian Bulletins, 1954-1990 and undated
3 Presbyterian Materials, 1954-1995 and undated

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Printed Materials

box folder
12 4 Various printed material, 1969-1994 and undated
5 Various printed material, 1929-1977 and undated
6 Various printed material, 1979-1982 and undated

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Newsletter

box folder
12 7 Scissor Tail newsletter, 1972-1974 and undated
8 Scissor Tail newsletter, 1977-1983 and undated

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Association

box folder
12 9 Sheep breeder association, undated

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Texas Tech

box folder
12 10 Correspondence
11 Correspondence

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Thesis

box folder
12 12 Thesis notes, undated
13 Thesis notes, undated

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Brochures

box folder
12 14 Travel US, undated
15 Travel US, undated
16 Travel ocean cruise, undated
17 Travel Various, undated
18 Travel Various, undated
box folder
13 1 Travel Various, undated

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Twentieth Century Club

box folder
13 2 Twentieth Century Club Booklet, undated

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Women's Council

box folder
13 3 Womens's Council Membership booklet, 1972-1996 and undated
4 Womens's Council Membership newsletter, 1968-1988 and undated
5 Womens's Council Membership, 1986-1998 and undated

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Scrapbook

box folder
13 6 Scrapbook Photos, 1916 and undated
6 Scrapbook Photos, 1916 and undated
7 Scrapbook Photos, 1937 and undated
8 Scrapbook Photos, 1933 and undated
9 Scrapbook Photos, 1936 and undated
10 Scrapbook Photos, 1934 and undated
11 Scrapbook Photos, 1913 and undated
12 Scrapbook Photos, 1933 and undated
13 Scrapbook Photos, 1912 and undated
14 Scrapbook Photos, 1916 and undated
15 Scrapbook Photos, 1910 and undated

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