University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Swisher County History, 1937



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Swisher County (Tex.)
Creator: Morgan, A. L., Mrs.
Creator: Pierce, J. W., Mrs.
Title: Swisher County History
Dates: 1937
Abstract: The Swisher County History, 1937, contains a handwritten manuscript about the history of Swisher County, Texas, written by Mrs. A. L. Morgan and Mrs. J. W. Pierce for a history course at the West Texas State Teachers College. The narrative describes the founding of the county seat, Tulia; the lives of pioneers; the reminiscences of interviewees; and early businesses and schools. Photographs inserted into the manuscript depict buildings and people, including the Tulia baseball team, bankers, early schools, and Texas Centennial celebrations.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Swisher County History, 1937, contains a handwritten manuscript about the history of Swisher County, Texas, written by Mrs. A. L. Morgan and Mrs. J. W. Pierce for a history course at the West Texas State Teachers College. The narrative describes the founding of the county seat, Tulia; the lives of pioneers; the reminiscences of interviewees; and early businesses and schools. Photographs inserted into the manuscript depict buildings and people, including the Tulia baseball team, bankers, early schools, and Texas Centennial celebrations.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Morgan, A. L., Mrs. -- Archives.
Pierce, J. W., Mrs. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
West Texas State Teachers College.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- Swisher County.
Places
Swisher County (Tex.) -- History.
Tulia (Tex.) -- History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Swisher County History, 1937, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3L403 "The History of Swisher County" by Mrs. A. L. Morgan and Mrs. J. W. Pierce, 1937