Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Center for History of Engineering and Technology:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1900-1982, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Center for History of Engineering and Technology Records,
Dates: 1900-1982
Abstract: The collection consists of materials used in contracted research projects conducted by the Texas Tech Center for History of Engineering and Technology for the Preservation Office of the State of Arizona.
Collection # U 40.1
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear foot)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Created in 1970, the Center for History of Engineering and Technology at Texas Tech Univresity documented and conducted surveys on city, county, and regional architectural and engineering sites. The Center also helped in the assessment of historic and architectural value of structures. Staff members consisted of Texas Tech faculty and research associates from various disciplinary fields. In addition to over 83 Texas counties, the Center surveyed sites in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Colorado.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of photocopied materials from various historical publications, books and brochures from various communities in Arizona connected to copper mining. The majority of information is on Cochise and Greenlee counties.


Organization

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Center for History of Engineering and Technology Records, 1900-1982, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Donated, 1984

Processed by

Grant Gerlich, 2016


Collection Inventory

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Annual Reports: Mexican visitors to Arizona, 1981
2 Brisbee Brochures: Tourism materials, undated
3 Camp Harry Jones: Douglas (Arizona), 1974
4 Copper Mining: History, 1932-1977
5 Gadsen Hotel: Douglas (Arizona), 1964-1982
6 Graham County: Arizona bulletin, January 12, 1900
7 Greenlee County (Arizona), 1929-1973
8 History - Early: Douglas (Arizona), 1936-1939
9 History - Miscellaneous: Douglas (Arizona), 1948-1972
10 Mining Technology, 1929
11 Morenci (Arizona), 1906-1975
12 Meyers, Fort: Cochise County, 1911-1975
13 Overlock, Charles Alton, undated
14 Photographs (photocopies): Clifton, Morenci, and Duncan, 1903-1920