Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Jesse Quinton (J. Q.) Locke:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1706-2014, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Locke, Jesse Quinton (J. Q.)
Title: Jesse Quinton (J. Q.) Locke Papers,
Dates: 1706-2014
Abstract: The Papers contains account and record books, diaries, and other printed material primarily related to Locke's career in the cotton industry.
Collection # S 1816.1
Quantity: 2 box (2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Jesse Quinton (J. Q.) Locke was born October 11, 1877 in Palo Pinto County, Texas, and died November 29, 1967 in Mineral Wells, Texas. His parents were Matthew Beale Locke (1835-1915) and Caroline Jowell (1834-1897). He and his wife Alice Eldora Blocker Locke (1883-1966) had four children: Laurence Aaron Locke (1904-1963), Ruby Lee Locke (1906-1924), Carl Edwin Locke (1910-1987), and Joel Leander Locke (1912-1912). Other children included Beal Locke, Quinton Locke, and Al Locke. J. Q. Locke is buried in Union Hill Cemetery in Mineral Wells, Texas.


Scope and Content

The Jesse Quinton (J. Q.) Locke Papers consist of numerous account books and related financial material, many pertaining to his involvement in the cotton industry. Several diaries and journals are also present, ranging from 1919 to 1967, as well as an annotated diary by Carl E. Locke, his son. Finally, assorted printed material is present supplementing the contents of the material above.

The Papers can be viewed in its entirety in in digital format among the Southwest Collection’s Digital Collections.


Organization

The Jesse Quinton (J. Q.) Locke Papers are organized by the following series: Financial Material, Journal, Printed Material.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


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)
Locke, Jesse Quinton, 1877-1967.
Locke, Carl Edwin, 1910-1987.
Subjects (Places)
Mineral Wells (Tex.)
Palo Pinto County (Tex.)
Subjects
Cotton.
Genealogy.

Related Materials in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

  • Richard Arnold Papers, 1902-1975
  • Eugene Howard Brooks Papers, 1941-1968
  • Roy Bennett Davis Papers, 1934-1971
  • Roy Forkner Papers, 1903-1986 and undated
  • Arthur J. Foster Papers, 1700-2007
  • Itasca Cotton Manufacturing Company and Weavers Guild (Texas) Records, 1896-1971
  • Arthur F. Lee Papers, 1939-1952
  • Alfred M. Pendleton Papers, 1902-1972
  • Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., Records, 1933-1973
  • Dr. Richard L. Ridgway Papers, 1856-2015 and undated
  • Southwest Compress and Warehouse Association Records, 1913-1974
  • Southwest Compress and Warehouse Association Records, 1956-1963
  • Texas Cotton Association Collection, 1931-1965
  • Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association Records, 1918-1973

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jesse Quinton (J. Q.) Locke Papers, 1706-2014, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2014-0179-B

Gift, 2014

Processed by

Jackson Drawbaugh, 2015


Collection Inventory

Financial Material

box folder
1 1 Record Book,1913
2 Account (financial) Ledger, 1914
3 Account (financial) Ledger, 1915
4 Record Book, 1916
5 Account Book and Notepad, 1917
6 Account Book, 1918-1919
7 Account Book, 1919
8 Account Book, 1920
9 Record Book, 1920
10 Record Book,1921
11 Record/Order Book,1922
12 Record Book, 1923
13 Record/Order Book,1923-1924
14 Cotton Records (1) and Cotton Records (2) and Cotton Records (3),1924
15 Record Book, 1924
16 Account Book, 1925
17 Record Book, 1926
18 Record Book, 1927
19 Account Book, 1928
20 Record Book, 1928
21 Account Book, 1929
22 Record Book, 1929
23 Account Book, 1930
24 Record Book, 1930
25 Account Book, 1931
26 Record Book, 1931
27 Record Book (1) and Record Book (2),1932
28 Account Book, 1934-1935
29 Account Book, 1935
30 Account Book, 1936-1937
31 Record Book, 1937
32 Account Book, 1938
33 Record Book, 1938
34 Account Book, 1939
35 Record Book, 1939
36 Account Book, 1940
37 Record Book, 1940
38 Account Book, 1941-1943
39 Record Book, 1941
40 Record Book, 1942
41 Record Book, 1943
42 Account Book, 1944
43 Record Book, 1944
44 Account Book, 1945-1946
box folder
2 1 Record Book, 1945
2 Record Book, 1947
3 Account Book, 1947-1948
4 Record Book, 1948
5 Account Book, 1950
6 Record Book, 1951
7 Record Book, 1952
8 Account Book, 1952
9 Record Book (1) and Record Book (2), 1953
10 Account Book, 1954
11 Record Book, 1954
12 Account Book, 1955
13 Record Book, 1955
14 Record Book, 1956
15 Account Book, 1957
16 Account Book, 1958-1959
17 Record Book (1), and Record Books (2), 1958
18 Record Book, 1959
19 Record Book, 1959
20 Account Book, 1960
21 Record Book, 1960
22 Record Book, 1963
23 Account Book, 1963-1965
24 Account Book, 1966
25 Unidentified financial receipt, ca. 1913



Journal

box folder
2 26 Diary, 1919
27 Diary, 1925
28 Record/Journal Book, 1926
29 Record/Journal Book, 1927
30 Diary/Journal, 1949
31 Record/Journal Book, 1954
32 Journal, 1957
33 Record/Journal Book, 1962
34 Diary, 1964-1965
35 Diary, 1966
36 S. Q. Locke Diaries: inventory, genealogical material, and transcripts by Carl E. Locke, Jr., 2014



Printed Material

box folder
2 37 "Farmers Pocket Ledger” and Notepad,1911
38 “Memorandum and Account Book” and Notepad,1900-1911
39 Newspaper Clippings, 1949
40 Notepad, 1897-1898
41 Notepad, 1912
42 “Pocket Almanac and Account Book”, 1890
43 “The Locke Legacy, 1706-2009”,1706-2006