Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Jack P. Avery Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Avery, Jack P. (Jack Parrish)
Title: Jack P. Avery Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1975
Identification: AR238
Extent: 3 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Jack Parrish Avery was born in 1901 in St. Louis, Missouri. He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army from 1942-1943, and after his honorable discharge was employed for over 25 years as a machinist at General Dynamics.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes of Neighborhood Action, Inc. (1967-1973) and the Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee (1961-1973), photograph, printed material, voter lists, Neighborhood Action News (1968-1971), and miscellaneous memorabilia. Many of the records in this collection reflect Mr. Avery's involvement in political and civic affairs. The minutes (1967-1973) of Neighborhood Action, Inc., of which he was a board member, are included along with the minutes of the Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee annual meetings (1961-1971, 1973), board meetings (1967) and steering committee meetings (1965, 1967). Mr. Avery served as treasurer of the T.C.D.O.C. for many years. The collection also contains some material from District 12 Democrats, Texas Liberal Democrats, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 776, Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Avery was a member of all of these organizations.

Return to the Table of Contents


 

Organization

Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject or document type and thereunder chronologically.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Return to the Table of Contents


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Avery, Jack P. (Jack Parrish)--Archives.
Organizations
Democratic Party (Tarrant County, Tex.)
Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee (Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Neighborhood Action, Inc.--Records and correspondence.
Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee (Tex.)
Neighborhood Action, Inc.
Subjects
Neighborhood government--Texas--Fort Worth.
Alternate Titles
Texas Political History Collection

Return to the Table of Contents


Separated Material

Copies of The Texas Observer for February 14, 1955; October 3 - November 15, 1975, were removed from the collection as these issues are available on microfilm elsewhere in the Library. Published agreements were removed and added to the Agreement file under the following numbers:

  • (A 1050) Agreement between Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Fort Worth Division, and the Federated Independent Texas Unions, Aircraft Local No. 900 - effective May 16, 1947
  • (A 1051) Agreement between Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Fort Worth Division, and the International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge 776 - effective October 13, 1947

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Provenance

Mr. Avery's papers were donated to the Archives in 1976 by his sister, Mary Avery.

Citation

Jack P. Avery Papers, AR238, Box Number, Folder Number, The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections.

Processing Information

The Jack P. Avery Papers were received with and separated from the Margaret B. Carter Papers (AR239).

The collection was received in good order. Some folder titles were changes to facilitate arrangement by subject and document type.

Return to the Table of Contents


Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 Aerospace Workers Federal Credit Union 1959-1972
Note, passbook, statements, form letter.
2 Bond, Julian 1969
Theater ticket, clippings, booklet, correspondence.
3 Correspondence, General 1949-1975
4 Correspondence, Multilith machine 1967
5 District 12 Democrats 1973-1975
Correspondence, lists, convention materials, printed material.
6 First Primary, Tarrant County 1968
Correspondence, list, tabulations, printed material, clippings.
7 Fort Worth City Sales Tax Campaign
Tabulation, list, printed material, clippings, bumper sticker, 1967 (oversize poster in OS151-4)
8 General Election 1968
Letter, tabulations, clippings, printed material.
9 Labor Legislation 1950-1958
Letter, printed material.
10 Labor Union Activities 1944-1969
Delegate badge, pencil badge, dues books.
11 Labor Union Activities 1946-1956; 1961-1972, undated
Correspondence, notices, receipt, minutes, notes, cards, clipping, booklet, questionnaires.
12 Multi-Purpose Training Center 1967
Printed material.
13 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Aircor Industries 1969
Correspondence, reports.
14 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Budget 1967-1969
Correspondence, financial documents.
15 Neighborhood Action, Inc., By-laws 1971, undated
16 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Committees 1967, 1969, undated
Reports, correspondence, booklets, lists.
17 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Credit Union 1969-1972
Correspondence, booklets.
Box Folder
2 1 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Meetings July, 1967 - December, 1973
Announcements, minutes.
2 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Organization 1967, undated
Printed material.
3 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Printed Material 1968-1970
Clippings, Christmas cards, announcements, invitation, booklet.
4 Neighborhood Action, Inc., Training Material 1972, undated
notice, program, training guide, code of ethics.
5 Personal Documents 1942-1950, 1957, 1960-1975
Christmas cards, wedding invitation, address cards, correspondence, honorable discharge, poll tax receipt, proof of indorsement, driver's license, notice of classification, photograph, certificates, printed material.
6 Political Materials 1954-1955, 1966-1975
Rump Convention material (1956), announcements, printed material, booklets, lists.
7 Political Organizations 1952, 1961-1966, 1972-1974
Correspondence, printed material, notes, invitations, lists, booklets.
8 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee 1956-1969
Constitution, correspondence, lists, note, printed material.
9 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Action Course in Practical Politics 1969, undated
Correspondence, lists, note, printed material.
10 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Annual Meetings 1961-1964
Proposals, obituary, treasurer's report, letter, lists, resolutions.
11 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Annual Meetings 1965-1966
Correspondence, resolutions, treasurer's report, list, minutes.
12 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Annual Meetings 1967-1968
Correspondence, lists, minutes, treasurer's report.
13 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Annual Meetings 1969-1971
Minutes, notice, list, notes, letter, resolution, rental agreement.
14 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Annual Meetings 1976
Agenda, minutes.
15 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Board Meetings 1961-1971
Correspondence, agenda, lists, minutes.
16 Tarrant County Democratic Organizing Committee, Steering Committee 1961-1970
Minutes, notices, lists, letter, notes, agenda.
17 Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference
Cash book with financial entries (1953-1956) and copy of play (undated), letter (1950)
18 Tarrant County Voters (Precincts 48, 49) March, 1972
19 Tarrant County Voters (Precincts 50, 78) March, 1972
20 Texas Liberal Democrats 1950, 1954, 1965-1967, undated
Notices, questionnaire, cards, printed material, invoice, lists, correspondence, proposed constitution.
21 Yarborough, Ralph 1960, 1970-1975, undated
Christmas card, correspondence, receipt, program, clippings, lists, questionnaire.
Box Folder
OS151 4 Newspapers
Neighborhood Action News, Vol. 1, no. 1 - Vol. 4, no. 3 (1968 - October, 1971), poster

Return to the Table of Contents