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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Bar Exam Materials

Correspondence

Educational Notes

Military Records

Printed Music

Printed Material

Sheet music

Personal Papers

Ledgers and Calendars

Artifacts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Archie C. Nystel:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1944-1975 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Nystel, Archie C.
Title: Archie C. Nystel Papers,
Dates: 1944-1975 and undated
Abstract: The Papers consist of bar exam materials, correspondence, educational and military records, sheet music, ledgers, artifacts, books, assorted printed materials.
Collection # S 1780.2
Quantity: 4 boxes (4 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Archie C. Nystel (1919-2010) was born in Cranfalls Gap, Texas, on October 23, 1919 to Joseph and Matilda Nystel, both of Texas. He was raised in Abernathy, Texas, where his father owned Nystel Realty. He received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Technological College in 1942. He entered active duty in the U.S. Army in March of that year and served in the Corps of Engineers in Assam Province, India. Hewas discharged from active service in 1946.

Afterward, he worked as a professional engineer with the Bechtel Corporation in Los Angeles until 1954, when he moved with his family to Lubbock, Texas. He joined Nystel Realty, the records of which comprise this collection, where he handled farm, ranch, and mineral properties for over 40 years. He also owned Nystel Auto Sales. He could be seen at the auto auction in Lubbock every Thursday.

Lastly, he was married to Louise G. Nystel, and had four children: Carol Carter, Tom Mystel, David Nystel, and Alice Nystel-Page. Archie Nystel passed away on July 20, 2010.

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Scope and Content

The papers of Archie Nystel consist of Bar Exam materials, correspondence, educational and military records, sheet music, ledgers, artifacts, and various printed materials related to the personal life, and military, law, and business careers of Archie Nystel. A number of books related to piloting (civil and military) are included, as well as four Texas Tech University La Ventana yearbooks from 1938-1941.

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Organization

The collection is organized by the following series: Bar Exam Materials, Correspondence, Educational Notes, Military Records, Printed Music, Printed Material, Sheet Music, Personal Papers, Ledgers and Calendars, Artifacts.

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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)
Nystel, Archie, 1919-2010
Nystel, Louise
Nystel, Tom
Subjects (Organizations)
Nystel Realty Company
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
United States--Texas
Subjects
Real estate business
Real estate business--Texas--Lubbock
Real estate development--Texas--Lubbock
State Bar of Texas

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Related Material

Ida Selby Papers, 1872-2001 and undated

Nystel Realty Company Records, 1853-2004 and undated

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Archie C. Nystel Papers, 1944-1975 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2011-0100-B

Gift, 2011

Processed by

William McDonald, 2013

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Collection Inventory

 

Bar Exam Materials

box folder
1 1 Archie Nystel, 1960 and undated
2 Archie Nystel, 1960 and undated
3 Archie Nystel, 1960 and undated
4 Archie Nystel, 1960 and undated

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Correspondence

box folder
1 5 Louise Nystel, 1950 and undated

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Educational Notes

box folder
1 6 Louise Nystel, 1964 and undated
7 Louise Nystel, 1964 and undated

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Military Records

box folder
1 8 Archie Nystel, 1944 and undated
9 Archie Nystel, 1944 and undated

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Printed Music

box folder
1 10 Louise Nystel, undated

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Printed Material

box folder
1 11 Louise Nystel, 1967 and undated
12 Louise Nystel, 1967 and undated

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Sheet music

box folder
1 13 Louise Nystel, Kyrie Eleison, undated
14 Louise Nystel, Kyrie Eleison, undated
15 Louise Nystel, Kyrie Eleison, undated

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Personal Papers

box folder
2 1 Archie Nystel, 1941 through 1952
2 Archie Nystel, 1954 through 1956
3 Archie Nystel, 1965 through 1975
box folder
3 1 Archie Nystel, 1953
2 Archie Nystel, 1957 through 1964
3 Archie Nystel, 1969 through 1971

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Ledgers and Calendars

box
4 Accounting pad, 1960
Appointment book, 1971-1972
Appointment Calendar, 1968
Black ledger, undated
Gray ledger, undated
Mineral and royalty interests, undated
Notebook, blue, undated

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Artifacts

box
4 Plaque, Trainload Sorghum Award, 1973

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