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Charles R. Eatherly:
An Inventory of His Collection, 1959-1975, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Charles R. Eatherly was a Park Administration student and worked in the Texas Tech Greenhouse in the summer of 1960. He received his BS degree in 1961 and his MS in 1963, with both degrees coming from Texas Tech. His thesis, "A preliminary plan for redevelopment and future expansion of Huntsville State Park," was published in 1963. He later worked for the Park Service in Arizona.
The collection consists of reports, news clipping, and printed materials on park services in Texas and Arizona and Texas Technological College's E. J. Urbanovsky's student projects. Included are: photographs and printed materials on the Huntsville State Park. The "Study of Needs for Future Development Huntsville, Inks Lake and Garner State Parks" report was done by Eatherly and his classmates; 2) Papers on projects worked on by Eatherly and classmates in E. J. Urbanovsky's Horticulture and Park Management classes. The reports were presented to the West Texas Chamber of Commerce in 1962; 3) Miscellaneous printed materials on Texas State Parks dated 1961-1962; 4) News clippings and newsletter with articles on Urbanovsky and his students, dated 1962-1975; 5) A program for the 3rd Annual Fall Horticultural Festival at Texas Tech, 1960; 6) A bound report by Urbanovsky and his students on "North Lubbock: A Plan for its Future Development," dated 1960; and 7) A scrapbook on Urbanovsky and his students work on the North Lubbock Re-Development Study. It includes news clippings and photographs. For his part of the project, Mr. Eatherly researched the Lubbock Lake Landmark. Included are his photographs of the site in 1959, as well as photographs of the dioramas and displays about the Landmark that were situated in the old Texas Tech Museum when it was located in Holden Hall.
Transferred to be cataloged was a bound report Mr. Eatherly worked on entitled "Arizona State Parks... 'The Beginning,'" dated 2006.
Open for research
Charles R. Eatherly Collection, 1959-1975, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Collection accession #(s):
Lynn Whitfield, 2009