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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Fred Pool Papers, 1944-1978



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pool, Fred
Title: Fred Pool Papers
Dates: 1944-1978
Abstract: Contains photographs and news clippings related to the activities of Fred Pool, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the East Texas Chamber of Commerce from 1955 to 1970.
Accession No.: 2008-123
Extent: 9 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Fred Pool served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the East Texas Chamber of Commerce (ETCC) from 1955 to 1970. During this time, he focused on developing trade relationships between Texas and Latin America, conducting numerous trade visits to Latin American countries with prominent Texas businessmen.

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Scope and Contents

The Fred Pool Papers consist of photographs and news clippings. Photographs comprise the bulk of the collection, documenting Pool’s trade visits with the ETCC to Latin America in the 1950’s and 1960’s. The clippings pertain primarily to Pool’s retirement in 1970 and to the honorary “Ambassador to the World” award he received from the Republic of El Salvador in 1978.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Pool, Fred
Subjects (Organizations)
East Texas Chamber of Commerce -- History
Places
Texas, East

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred Pool Papers, 1944-1978, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/C129 Clippings: Fred Pool – Retirement, awards, campaign, other, 1970-1978 and undated
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2.325/K76 Oversize clippings: Fred Pool – Retirement, activities, 1969-1972
Drawing, Fred Pool profile, in pencil, undated
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2.325/C129 Photographs
East Texas Chamber of Commerce – Travel
El Salvador, Argentina, Haiti, Mexico, 1954-1959 and undated
Peru, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Europe, other, 1954-1961, 1978, undated
Air travel, assorted black and white photos, 1952, 1964-1970, undated
Identification photos, 1958 and undated
1970 ETCC meeting, assorted black and white photos, 1970 and undated
East Texas Chamber of Commerce – Fred Pool and others, Fred Pool appreciation banquet (December 4, 1969), assorted photos, 1944, 1956-1970, undated
Travel photographs, Latin America, undated

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