Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Agronomy Department:

An Inventory of the Its Scrapbook, 1936-1958, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Technological College. Dept. of Agronomy
Title: Agronomy Department, Scrapbook,
Dates: 1936-1958
Abstract: The scrapbook pertains to the establishment and history of Texas Technological College's Plant Industry Club from 1936-1958.
Collection # U 13.1
Quantity: 1 scrapbook (1.0 linear foot)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Founded during the 1936 spring semester, the Plant Industry Club was established in order to stimulate leadership and scholarship in the students of the Plant Industry department at Texas Tech University. Nineteen students became the charter members and elected Rex Johnson as their president. Activities included Tech's first apple judging team, selling roses for the first Flower Tag Day, and sponsoring a flower judging team and a grain judging team.


Scope and Content

Donated by Dr. Chester Jaynes, the leather bound scrapbook concerns the establishment and the history of the Plant Industry Club at Texas Technological College from 1936-1958. Also included is the organization's constitution and meeting minutes.


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 (Organizations)
Plant Industry Club (Texas Technological College)
Texas Technological College. Dept. of Agronomy
Subjects
Agriculture
Agronomy
Agronomy--Texas--Societies, etc.
Agronomy--Texas, West--Societies, etc.,
Scrapbooks

Related Material

Arthur Henry Leidigh, Papers, 1913-1948

Chester C. Jaynes Papers, 1943-1978


Administrative Information

Agronomy Department Scrapbook, 1936-1958, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, 1975

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, November 1, 2000