The Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, Midland, Texas
J. Evetts Haley Research Center, Midland Texas
1805 W. Indiana Avenue
Midland, Texas 79701
432.682.5785

Collection Register

  1. Introduction
  2. Finding Aids
    1. Index Binders
    2. Inventory Binders
  3. Major Collections
    1. List of Major Collections
    2. Major Collection Descriptions
    3. Major Collection Inventory Outlines
      • JEH - Haley
      • RNM - Mullins
      • CWW - Williams
      • DLT - Thrapp
      • HEC - Chesley
      • LBW - Wood
  4. Small Collections
    1. List of Small Collections
    2. Descriptions of Small Collections
    3. Index to Small Collections
    4. Inventories of Small Collections
  5. Browsing Binders
    1. Photo Browsing Binders
    2. General Material
    3. Charles Goodnight Material
  6. Location Guide
    1. Main Archives Room
    2. Haley Archives Room
    3. Chests in East Gallery
  7. General Information
    1. Donor List
    2. Material in Storage
    3. General Collection Notes
    4. Items on Old Inventories But Not Found

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I. INTRODUCTION

This Register will cover only Archival material, including the photograph files. Collections containing only art, artifacts, or books are not included in this publication.

Major Collections are those one file drawer or more in size. They are designated by initials (Example: J. Evetts Haley = JEH).

Small Collections are less than one file drawer in size and are designated by call numbers (SC#3, etc.). Brief descriptions and inventories of Small Collections are included in this Register.

Photographs from all Collections are catalogued and a Browsing File for each will be found in the Library behind the Researchers Table.

II. FINDING AIDS

A. Index Binders (White)

The Index gives an alphabetical listing of various files and photos and the physical location of the file. It shows the Collection symbol (JEH = J. Evetts Haley) followed by the Series, Sub-Series, and File designations (Example: JEH, IV, B, 27, Men of Fiber). Some of the Indexes have been edited. See the Inventory for full listings of files.

  1. Index to the Texas Confederate Museum Collection
    • Collection Information (not in computer)
    • The John S. Ford Papers
    • The General Files
    • The Box Inventory
  2. Index to Major Collections (combined) *
    Also these Individual Alpha Indexes

    • JEH, J. Evetts Haley Collections
    • RNM, Robert Norville Mullin Collection
    • LBW, Lestor B. Wood Collection
    • HEC, Hervey E. Chesley Collection
    • DLT, Dan Lincoln Thrapp Collection
    • CWW, Clayton Wheat Williams Collection (outline only)
  3. Index to Photo Files
    Master Photo Alpha Index
    J. Evetts Haley Photos, Alpha Index
    General Photo Collections, Alpha Index, collections Included are:**

    • CWW, Clayton W. Williams
    • HEC, Hervey E. Chesley
    • DLT, Dan L. Thrapp
    • EES, Erwin E. Smith
    • JEH, J. Evetts Haley
    • LBW, Lestor B. Wood
    • RNM, Robert N. Mullin
    • MH, Miles B. Hart

    This Index has been edited. See Inventory for full listings.
    A second copy of this index has been placed with the Browsing Files

  4. Index to Haley Interviews (Combined- JEH, II, J-1)
    Reference Numbers to Interviews
    Combined Name Index of all JEH Interviews
    This is a list of Proper Names only. A Topical List has not been prepared.
    This Index will give the interview reference number and the page numbers.
  5. Index to Haley Correspondence Files (JEH, V, B)
    Haley Correspondence Files, Introduction
    Haley Correspondence Files, Alphabetical List
    Haley Correspondence Files, Chronological List
    Haley Correspondence Files, Cross-Reference List
    Haley Biographical Files (JEH II, B)

*  For smaller Major Collections, see “Inventory, Major Collections.”

**For smaller Photo Collections, see individual Inventories.

B. Inventory Binders (Blue)

An Inventory gives the physical arrangement of all files.  It shows the Collection symbol (JEH = J. Evetts Haley) followed by the Series, Sub-Series and File designations. (Example: JEH, IV, B, 27, Men of Fiber).  See the Location Guide for location in the Archives Rooms.

  1. Inventories of Major Collections
    For JEH, RNM, TCM, DLT and CWW see individual binders
  2. Inventories of Photo Collections
    JEH, RNM, CWW, MH, HEC, LBW, EES, HDB, JHJ, Midland Historical, Midkiff Family, Outlines and count of all photos, Ranch Images List, Buffalo and Goodnight List (not in computer).
  3. JEH, J. Evetts Haley Collection
  4. TCM, Texas Confederate Museum Collection
  5. RNM, Robert N. Mullin Collection
  6. DLT, Dan L. Thrapp Collection
  7. CWW, Clayton W. Williams Collection
  8. DML, Dewitt M. Lockman Collection
    Includes the original Appraisal Inventory
  9. Map Collections
    Several of the Collections contain maps.  They are not all in one location.
  10. Special Lists and Other Aids
    This is a Temporary ”parking place” for a variety of items.

III. MAJOR COLLECTIONS

The Major Collections are one file drawer or more in size. They will be identified by initials (Ex. - J. Evetts Haley = JEH)

A. List of Major Collection

Code Name of Collection
 
Individual Inventory Binders
JEH J. Evetts Haley
DML Dewitt McClellen Lockman
RNM Robert Norville Mullin
TCM Texas Confederate Museum
DLT Daniel Lincoln Thrapp
CWW Clayton Wheat Williams
 
Inventories In Combined Binder
BLE Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
HDB Harold Dow Bugbee
HEC Hervey Edgar Chesley, Jr.
JPD Dr. John Paul Dunn
ECC Elsinore Cattle Company
JOG James O. Guleke
HHC Haley History Center
EHJ Evetts Haley Junior
MBH Miles B. Hart
KR Kelton Ranch Papers
TEL Tom & Evelyn Linebery
MSP Marc Studio Photographs
MF Midkiff Family
MCC Midland Chamber of Commerce
FP Foy Proctor
WFS Will Francis Scarborough
EES Erwin Evans Smith
DMT Delbert Maurice Tanner
KHT Karen Holliday Tanner
TLM Texas Land and Mortgage
EV Earl Vandale
WWW Woman’s Wednesday Club
LBW Lestor Blake Wood
WOW Woodman of the World

B. Major Collection Descriptions

HAROLD DOW BUGBEE COLLECTION (HDB)

Books, papers, art, artifacts, photos
Collection consists of correspondence, printed samples, art, clippings, and other material related to the art and the life of Bugbee.
Four file drawers, 6.2'
Gift of Mrs. Harold Dow (Katherine P.) Bugbee, 1980

HERVEY EDGAR CHESLEY, JR. COLLECTION (HEC)

Papers, artifacts, photos and books
Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photos, sketches, and other material.
Two file drawers, 6.4'
Gift of Mrs. Hervey E. Chesley

DR. JOHN PAUL DUNN COLLECTION (JPD)

Papers, clippings, correspondence, audio tapes
Papers and other records of Dr. Dunn and his part in the case of Billie Sol Estes. Records of Dr. Dunn's lawsuits against the Memorial Hospital of Pecos.
Five file drawers, 8.2'
Gift of Mrs. Nelda Dunn, 1991

ELSINORE CATTLE COMPANY COLLECTION (ECC)

Corporate papers of the Elsinore Cattle Company, Elsinore Royalty Company, Elsinore Properties and Elsinore Industries. Ranch operations, land records, tax records, and oil activity from 1882 thorough 1993.
Four file drawers, approx. 80”
Gift of Douglas Giddings

EVETTS HALEY JUNIOR COLLECTION (EHJ)

Biographical, family, literary productions, etc.
One file drawer
See also JEH, VI, L for correspondence 1937-1995 and JEH,VI, M for Wheat Case.

JAMES O. GULEKE COLLECTION (JOG)

Personal files 1918 – 1935. His involvement with the State Board of Education, Masonic Lodge, government relief efforts in the early 1930’s, and the planning of Palo Duro State Park, and city planning.
Papers and clippings
120” of files, several boxes of newspapers
Gift of Guleke family???

HALEY HISTORY CENTER COLLECTION (HHC)

Topical, biographical, publicity and photographs
This Collection is for general archival material added by Staff and others after 1995.
One file drawer

J. EVETTS HALEY COLLECTION (JEH)

Papers, photos, books, maps, artifacts
The lifetime papers of J. Evetts Haley, his library, map collection, photograph collection, numerous artifacts and art.
Ninety-seven file drawers and fifty-seven file boxes, 286.3'
See Haley Collection ring binder (Cabinet #4) for full inventory.

MILES B. HART COLLECTION (MBH)

Papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, photos
Collection consists of both personal papers, historical notes and files related to the Texas Pacific Coal and Oil Company of Thurber, Texas (1887-1963).
Inventory of glass lantern slides only.
Five file drawers, 8.8'
Gift of Mrs. Genille Farwell and Mrs. Miles Hart

TOM AND EVELYN LINEBERY COLLECTION (TEL)

Various ranch and personal papers, video tapes, 8mm movie film, audio tapes, negatives and photo prints. A number of books and periodicals were transferred to the Library section.
Three file boxes
Donated by Clynice Baker, May 2004

DEWITT McCLELLEN LOCKMAN COLLECTION (DML)

Papers, biographical files of artists, books, art
Lockman's personal papers and the extensive files of The National Academy of Design.
See Lockman Collection ring binder (Cabinet #4) for inventory and notes.
Sixteen file boxes, 20'
Gift of Mrs. Evelyn Lockman to J. Evetts Haley and then gifted by JEH to the Library.

MIDKIFF FAMILY COLLECTION (MF)

Family letters (1863-1913) and papers, some photos and other artifacts.
One file drawer, 2'
Gift of the T.O. Midkiff family 1987 and later.

MIDLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (MCC)

Papers, and file materials developed during the preparations for the Midland Centennial Celebration.
Three file drawers, 5.2
Gift of the Midland Chamber of Commerce, This collection is now in storage.

ROBERT NORVILLE MULLIN COLLECTION (RNM)

Research papers, letters, files, maps, photographs, clippings, and other artifact material used in Mullin's research of the Lincoln County War.
Twelve file drawers, 19.3'
See Mullin Collection ring binder (Cabinet #4) for full inventory.
Gift of

FOY PROCTOR COLLECTION (FP)

Personal papers, ranch rodeo programs, Proctor Ranch map, a few books and periodicals a number of personal items, and several photo albums.
Three file boxes
Donated by Clynice Baker, May 2004

WILL FRANCIS SCARBOROUGH COLLECTION (WFS)

Letters and papers of WFS ranching business (1900-1938), Ranch ledger (1928-1938), Scarborough family history, WFS pocket notebooks and a number of photos.
Two file boxes
Donated by Clynice Baker, May 2004

ERWIN EVANS SMITH COLLECTION (EES)

Collection consists of photographs, negatives, clippings, printed samples, books, correspondence, and other papers of Smith.
Four file drawers, 8.3'
Bequeathed by Mrs. Mary Alice Pettis

DELBERT MAURICE TANNER COLLECTION (DMT)

The military records of Lt. Col. D.M. Tanner and the 124th Cavalry Regiment. The 124th was the last U.S. Cavalry unit to be dismounted. The collection contains many U.S. Army training manuals from 1920-1940. The history of the 124th in the last major battle in Burma is included.
25” of files
Donated by Richard J. Roberts

KAREN HOLLIDAY TANNER COLLECTION (KHT)

Papers and research material
One file drawer, 2'
Gift of Karen Holliday Tanner

TEXAS CONFEDERATE MUSEUM COLLECTION (TCM)

The Texas Confederate Museum Collection is on loan from the Texas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy. It is made up of 37 smaller collections from various UDC Camps. It is housed in the vault. It contains scrapbooks, photographs, books, military records, music, publications and other material related to the participation of Texans in the Civil War.
Loaned 7 Oct 2000
WHITE GLOVES MUST BE USED WHEN HANDLING ANY OF THIS MATERIAL.

TEXAS LAND AND MORTGAGE COLLECTION (TLM)

Mortgage records, oil and gas potential records ("maps and offerings"), books, photos and artifacts.
Seventy file boxes (in storage)
Gift of Lloyd Ugland, 1992.

DANIEL LINCOLN THRAPP COLLECTION (DLT)

Research files on the Indian Wars of Arizona and the Southwest. photos, books, maps, correspondence, personal papers and artifacts.
Twelve file drawers, sixty-five file boxes, 112.5'
See Thrapp Collection ring binder (Cabinet #4) for inventory.
Bequeathed by Dan L. Thrapp

EARL VANDALE COLLECTION (EV)

Collection consists of the correspondence files of Earl Vandale related to his book collecting (1934-1952).
Four file drawers, 6'
See additional Earl Vandale material in JEH,IV,A,17. Inventory in Small Collections section.
Gift of Capt. John J. Vandale, 1996

CLAYTON WHEAT WILLIAMS COLLECTION (CWW)

Research papers and files of Williams family correspondence, maps, photos, artifacts. The primary subject is the history of Southwestern Texas.
Fifty-two file drawers, 108.3'
See Williams Collection ring binder (Cabinet #4) for inventory.
Gift of the Williams family

LESTOR BLAKE WOOD COLLECTION (LBW)

Papers and books
Three file drawers, 3.1'
Gift of Mrs. Lestor Wood

WOMAN’S WEDNESDAY CLUB COLLECTION (WWC)

Scrapbooks (1951-1999), minutes (1903-1999), yearbooks (from 1936), and other memorabilia
Donated by Carolyn Sowell, February 17, 2000

KELTON RANCH PAPERS (KR)

Diaries of Frank (1880-1961) and Jim Tom (1920-2002) relating to the Anderson Ranches and the Dixieland Ranch.
Two file boxes
Donors: Bob Kelton, Janell Kelton, Mrs. Jim Tom Kelton, June 2003 and October 1, 2004

C.  Major Collection Inventory Outlines

(JEH, RNM, CWW, DLT, HEC, LBW only)

J. EVETTS HALEY COLLECTION

INVENTORY OUTLINE
SERIES I - PHOTOGRAPHS
See Research Area for Browsing File binders.

SERIES II - RESEARCH FILES

  1. Topical
  2. Biographical
    Addendum (detailed inventories of individual files)

    • Aten, Ira
    • Beverly, Bob
    • Blue, Teddy
    • Duke, Mrs. R.L.
    • East, James
    • Parker, Quanah
  3. Ranches and Cattle Associations
  4. Art & Artists
  5. Unassigned
  6. Texas County File
  7. Unassigned
  8. Mss by other writers
  9. JEH Notebooks, Diaries and Tally Books
  10. Master Interviews File
    • Photocopies of all found interviews
    • Soundscriber Recordings
    • Index to “Bound Interviews”
    • Note Cards “Not Transcribed” (photocopies of card file, enlarged)

SERIES III - POLITICAL INTERESTS (In file boxes on top of cabinets on east side)

  1. Jeffersonian Democrats of Texas (1936)
  2. Texans for America (1952)
  3. Texas Governor's Race (1956)
  4. Institute of Americanism (Texas Tech, Director, 1952-54)
  5. Misc. and unsorted (16 boxes)
  6. Political Newsletters
  7. Walker, Gen. Edwin A. (clippings, speeches, court hearings)

SERIES IV - LITERARY PRODUCTIONS OF J. EVETTS HALEY

  1. Major Works
  2. Miscellaneous Writings
  3. Periodicals
  4. Newspaper Articles and Editorials
  5. Articles edited by JEH
  6. Speeches by JEH
  7. Book Reviews
  8. Unpublished mss (as of 1978)
  9. Miscellaneous mss
  10. Interviews of JEH by others
  11. Books, Articles, Tributes about JEH by others

SERIES V - CORRESPONDENCE FILES - 1922-1995

  1. Chronological Files (This file being redistributed to V-B)
  2. Alphabetical Files (1924-1955)
  3. Palo Duro Press and Book Correspondence
  4. Dead File.  These fragile second sheets were replaced by photocopies.  Keep these for double checking.

SERIES VI - HALEY FAMILY FILES
(Drawers 61-68,72, Main Archives Room)

SERIES VII - MAP FILES

SERIES VIII - SOUND AND VIDEO RECORDINGS

SERIES IX - NOTE CARD FILE
(Small cabinet in Research Room - “Not Transcribed” cards have been photocopied to J-4)

SERIES X - CURRENT EVENTS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

SERIES XI - Unassigned

SERIES XII - Unassigned

SERIES XIII - FOREIGN COUNTRIES FILE

SERIES XIV - PANHANDLE-PLAINS SOCIETY AND MUSEUM (1925, 1936-1952)  (boxed)

SERIES XV - TEXAS TECH (boxed)

SERIES XVI - UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PAPERS

SERIES XVII - CLIPPINGS FILE

SERIES XVIII - PATRIOTIC ORGANIZATIONS

SERIES XIX - EPHEMERA (2 boxes)

SERIES XX - Unassigned

Inventory Information (Jan 1997)
Inventories that could use more work: Shamrock, Halliburton
The large Map File inventory is handwritten and incomplete.

ROBERT NORVILLE MULLIN COLLECTION

INVENTORY OUTLINE

SERIES I - CORRESPONDENCE (A-Z)

SERIES II - RESEARCH NOTES

  1. Places, Events, Subjects (A-Z)
  2. Lincoln County
  3. El Paso
  4. People (A-Z)

SERIES III - WRITINGS

  1. Stagecoach Article
  2. Writings (A-Z)
  3. Lincoln County War (mss)

SERIES IV - PHOTOGRAPHS

  1. People (A-Z)
  2. Lincoln County War Locations
  3. Arizona
  4. Colorado
  5. Kansas
  6. New Mexico
  7. Texas
  8. Texas, El Paso
  9. Misc. States
  10. Mexico
  11. Misc.
  12. Postals
  13. Slides

SERIES V - PERSONAL FILES

SERIES VI - NOTEBOOKS

SERIES VII - EPHEMERA

SERIES VIII - CHESTS
(SW corner, 2 drawers)

BIOGRAPHICAL AND TOPICAL FILE
(Artificial file based on LCW Cast of Characters, not shown as  a series)

OUTLAW-LAWMAN RESEARCH SERIES, BY UTLEY, DEARMENT AND RASCH
(Relates to RNM files)

CLAYTON WHEAT WILLIAMS COLLECTION

INVENTORY OUTLINE

SERIES I - OSCAR WALDO WILLIAMS PAPERS

  1. Biographical material
    1. Diaries (Originals, handwritten and Typescripts)
    2. Field Notes, Account Notebooks, etc.
    3. Legal Documents (deeds, wills, etc.)
    4. S. D. Myres Files. Material used in writing of "Pioneer Surveyor - Frontier Lawyer" by S.D. Myres (letters, photographs and documents have been returned to proper files.)
    5. Chronological File on OWW's Life
    6. Personal Papers (was G-4)
    7. Articles about OWW (incl. obits)
    8. Haley File: material from JEH, II, B, Williams, O.W.
      See also JEH, II, B, for files on CWW, Jr. and JCW
  2. General Correspondence Files: (includes all family letters except from children, see Series C)
    1. From OWW (chronological order)
    2. To OWW (alphabetical order)
  3. Family Correspondence Files, To/From OWW: (chronological order)
    1. To Sallie Wheat Williams (Mrs. O.W.) from OWW
    2. From Sallie Wheat Williams (Mrs. O.W.) to OWW
    3. From OWW to Jesse Caleb Williams
      • Bound Volumes, 1916-1936
      • Unbound Letters, 1904-1940
    4. From Jesse Caleb Williams to OWW
      • Extracts, set one, 1923-1927
      • Extracts, set two, 1930-1935
      • Unbound Letters, 1923-1944
      • Pamphlets and articles by Jesse Caleb Williams
    5. To/From OWW's Children:
      "My Dear Children"
      "My Dear Folks"
      Clayton Wheat Williams (Sr.)
      Oscar Waldo Williams, Jr. (Waldo)
      Mary Ermine Williams Garnett Hamilton
      Susan Kathryn Williams Walker
      Jesse Caleb Williams (see CWW, I, C, #3 and #4)
      Essays and Other Writings by his Children
    6. To Sallie Wheat Williams from Others (not OWW)
    7. Family Correspondence (general)
      Jesse Williams Hart
      Sue A. Williams (born-Anna Susan)
  4. Genealogical material and Individual Family Member Files

    Genealogical Files

    1. Williams Family
    2. Collier, Graves and Taylor Families
    3. Callaway Family
    4. Holder Family
    5. Graves Family
    6. Gott Family
    7. Misc.

      Individual Family Member Files

    8. Oscar Waldo Williams, Jr., His Life and Letters
    9. Mary Ermine Williams Garnett
    10. Susan Katherine Williams Walker
    11. Sara K. Garnett
    12. Jesse Caleb Williams, see also Section IV
    13. Sallie Wheat Williams
    14. Vital Statistics (obits, weddings, births)
  5. Literary Productions, Mss
  6. Literary Productions, Printed Copies
    (Note: These are parallel files. Not all mss have printed copies and not all printed copies have mss.  Set up this way in case more material is found.)
  7. Business and Professional
    1. Eaton Oil
    2. Irrigation projects
    3. Misc.
  8. Scrapbook and Miscellany
  9. Framed awards and honors

SERIES II - CLAYTON WHEAT WILLIAMS, SR. PAPERS

  1. Biographical/Family
    1. Biographical
    2. Family
      • Clayton Wheat Williams, Jr. (Claytie)
      • Janet Williams Pollard
    3. CWW Billfold Contents (copied)
  2. Correspondence
    1. Letters from France
    2. Naylor Publishing Co. re: Never Again
    3. Historical Societies
    4. Gaines Kincaid
      Letters from Clayton to Gaines Kincaid
    5. Ernest Wallace
    6. Letters sent, 1927-1980
    7. Letters received, 1964-1982
    8. Misc. (6 folders)
  3. Genealogy
  4. Literary Productions
    1(A). Never Again, mss
    1(B). Never Again, mss
    1(C). Never Again, mss
    1(D). Never Again, mss
    1(E). Never Again, Resource Files
    2(A). Texas’ Last Frontier, four early mss
    2(B). Texas’ Last Frontier, mss
    2(C). Texas’ Last Frontier, mss
    2(D). Texas’ Last Frontier, mss
    2(E). Texas’ Last Frontier, mss
    2(F). Texas’ Last Frontier, mss
    2(G). Texas’ Last Frontier, mss
    2(H). Texas’ Last Frontier, Final draft
    3(A). National Archives Material
    3(B). Research Files
    4. The Fred Jackson Arno Memoirs
    5. Animal Tales of the West, mss, c. 1974
    6. Animal Tales of the West, general file
    7. Misc. Writings
    8. Sources
    9. Historic Photographs and Illustrations (filed in the general photo file cabinets #87-88)
    10. Reminiscences of Zenas R. Bliss, 5 vol., (shelved in main library, section #49)
  5. Business and Professional
    1. Oil
    2. Cattle
    3. OWW Estate
    4. WILBROCO
    5. Abstracts
  6. Scrapbook and miscellany
    1. First Camper
    2. Unsorted
  7. Framed Documents
  8. Family Photos (see General Photo Inventory)
  9. Framed Photos and Albums
  10. Scrapbooks
  11. Clippings (not sorted)
  12. Maps

SERIES III - MRS. CLAYTON WHEAT "CHIC" WILLIAMS PAPERS

  1. Greeting Cards
  2. Programs of Events
  3. Address Books
  4. Golden Wedding Anniversary
  5. Travel Notes

SERIES IV - JESSE CALEB WILLIAMS PAPERS (not worked as of Aug. 1999)

  1. Correspondence
  2. Early Life
  3. China Papers
  4. Stocks/Nursery Reports
  5. Oregon Property
  6. Company Reports
  7. Farm
  8. Farm/Ranch Reports

DANIEL LINCOLN THRAPP COLLECTION

INVENTORY OUTLINE

SERIES I - CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Chronological
  2. Religion Editor, Los Angeles Times
  3. University of Oklahoma
  4. Individuals (wallets)
  5. Individuals (vertical file)

SERIES II - LITERARY PRODUCTIONS

  1. Books
  2. Articles
  3. Edited, Forewords, Introductions
  4. Books under the name of X.X. Jones
  5. Unpublished
  6. Book Reviews by DLT
  7. Correspondence with publishers
  8. Talks by DLT
  9. Interviews by DLT (purple ring binder)

SERIES III - RESEARCH FILES (for books)

  1. Streeter
  2. Al Sieber
    1. mss
    2. Research files
  3. Tom Cover
  4. Conquest of Apacheria mss
  5. Victorio Material
  6. Arizona/New Mexico material
  7. Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography, mss
    (Original titles were: Dictionary of Frontier Characters and Encyclopedia of Frontier Characters.)

    1. mss, Vol. I-II-III
    2. mss, Vol. I-II-III
    3. mss, Vol. I-II-III
    4. mss, Vol. IV
    5. mss, Vol. IV
    6. Biographical files, unsorted
    7. Research Notes, unsorted

SERIES IV - GENERAL RESEARCH FILES

  1. Africa
  2. Animals
  3. Indians
  4. Federal Archives material
  5. Unsorted
  6. Northeast U.S. and Canada
  7. World History/Travel
  8. Jim Walker files
  9. Works of other writers
  10. Topical file (vertical)
  11. Topical file (wallet)

SERIES V - EDITOR’S FILES - THE PERIODICAL (c.a.m.p.)

SERIES VI - BIOGRAPHICAL FILES

  1. Individual files
  2. Collective files

SERIES VII - DLT PERSONAL FILES

  1. Biographical/genealogical
  2. Personal files
  3. Scrapbooks

SERIES VIII - CARD FILES

SERIES IX - MICROFILM AND AUDIO TAPES

  1. Microfilm
  2. Audio Tapes

SERIES X - PHOTOGRAPHS

  1. U.S. Historic - Used in published works
  2. U.S. Historic - Not used
  3. U.S. Historic - Individuals
  4. U.S. historic - Groups
  5. U.S. Historic - Indians
  6. U.S. Historic - Locations
  7. U.S. Historic - Forts
  8. U.S. Historic - Sprout Collection
  9. U.S. Historic - Misc.
  10. U.S. Historic - The Periodical Files
  11. JPL/NASA/Space
  12. Animals
  13. Africa Series
  14. Scenes/Events/Misc.
  15. People
  16. Jim Walker Photos
  17. Oversize material
  18. Photo Albums, #1 to #7
    (C album was retained by family, some photos returned after inventory)

    1. Scrapbook
    2. X
    3. A
    4. D
    5. Black Album
    6. Black Album
    7. M
  19. Framed Photos
  20. Unassigned series
  21. Vertical File Material Related to Photos

SERIES X - NEGATIVE FILES

  1. Western subjects
  2. Western Subjects that match with Album “X”
  3. Research subjects
  4. Africa, Europe
  5. Argentina, Bolivia, China, Peru, South America
  6. Animals, Trees, and related trips
  7. Photo Albums, I, II, Red Leather
  8. Early U.S. Travels (up to WWII)
  9. Misc. Post-War period, Family, Vacations, Etc.
  10. Unidentified Negatives and prints

SERIES X - DLT PHOTOGRAPH CARD FILE INDEX

SERIES XI - MAPS

SERIES XII - OFFICE ITEMS

  1. Equipment
  2. Desk Items and Personal

SERIES XIII - RELICS

SERIES XV - MICROFILM EQUIPMENT

SERIES XVI - AWARDS, PLAQUES

SERIES XVII - PRINTS

SERIES XVIII - CAMERAS

SERIES XIX - OVERSIZE ITEMS

HERVEY EDGAR CHESLEY, JR. COLLECTION

INVENTORY OUTLINE

SERIES I - PHOTOGRAPHS AND SKETCHES
See Photo files, numerical and topical

SERIES II - HEC BIOGRAPHICAL FILE

  1. HEC Obits & Biographical Material
  2. HEC Will
  3. HEC Library, Hamilton, TX, 1973, with note giving same to Haley Library
  4. HEC 1960 Trip
  5. West Family Genealogy, 2 copies
  6. Clipping - "Chesley's Call"
  7. Book Review

SERIES III - CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Haley, J. Evetts
  2. Dutton, Lyman
  3. General

SERIES IV - LITERARY WORKS OF HEC

  1. Some Salty Old-Timers (first draft of book), June 1939, HEC & JEH (1 page)
  2. Hamilton County notes, 1943 (11 pages)
  3. Notes on Hamilton County, Texas, as Told by Early Settlers to Felix Williams and Hervey Chesley, 26 Aug 1931. As told by Benjamin Franklin Gholson (12 pages)
  4. Hamilton County Notes, Famous Murder Case, 1899,1943 (10 pages)
  5. Captain Saxon, The Last Stand of the Cavalier, 1931, By HEC, Part One (13 pages), Part Two (18 pages)
  6. The Case of Mr. Adam Witcher, by HEC, 28 Nov 1975, (13 pages)
  7. From the Letters of Mr. Ned C. Bell, San Antonio, Texas. An Old Time Gentleman, annotated by HEC, 1975, Book One (51 pages) and Book Two (64 pages), Part Three (15 pages)
  8. Herding and History, 1938 (41 pages)
  9. The Trail Drive, Etc, Herding Cattle and History, 1 Dec 1938, up the Trail and on West (14 pages)

SERIES V - INTERVIEWS

  1. Ballard, Charles, Luna, NM, Jun 1939 (10 pages)
  2. Beavers, Nath, 7 March 1932 (4 pages)
  3. (Board) The Killing of Henry Board, 1878-1879 (2 pages)
  4. Coe, George, Riodoso, 12 Jun 1939 (6 pages)
  5. Emmett, From Chris Emmett Letters, nd (1 page)
  6. (Emmett) Hamilton, Texas by Chris Emmett (22 pages)
  7. Gholson, B.F., 4 Aug 1931 (5 pages)
  8. Graves, Marion, nd (1 page)
  9. Hambright, Fred, Letter from HEC to Chris Emmett, 20 Nov 1943
  10. Harkey, D (Dee) R., Carlsbad, NM, 24 Feb 1945 (16 pages) with JEH
  11. Harral, Ed, Roswell, NM, 13 Jun 1939 (10 pages)
  12. Loyd, Frank, Talorosa, NM, 12 Jun 1939 (10 pages)
  13. McKinney, Joe (8 pages)
  14. Massingill, Paige, 13 Sep 1932 (8 pages)
  15. Massingill, Paige. Interview by Felix Williams and HEC, 13 Sep 1932 (8 pages)
  16. Milton, Jeff (9 pages)
  17. Read, George, Reserve, NM, 9 Jun 1939 (11 pages)
  18. Roberts, Brushy Bill and others, 7 Jul 1976 (3 pages)
  19. Sanchez, Alexandro, Evant Texas, 25 Aug 1932, three mss (6 pages each)
  20. White, A.P., Dec 1931 (22 pages)
  21. White, A.P. (Perry) (42 pages)
  22. White, A.P. (Perry) (16 pages)
  23. White, A.P. (Perry) (17 pages)
  24. Williams, J.M. and Terry Saxon, 20 Jan 1932 (1 page)
  25. (Williams) Uncle Cad Remembers, Interviews with Mr. F.C. Williams, 1941-1944, by HEC (96 pages)
  26. (Williams) Excerpts from Notes of Felix Williams, 12 May 1976 (31 pages)

SERIES VI - GENERAL FILE

  1. Bugbee, Harold
  2. Hunter, J. Marvin, Sr., "A Trip to New Mexico"
  3. Dobie, J. Frank
  4. Webb, Walter Prescott
  5. Wilberton, Lawrence H. Jr.
  6. Yates Field Discovery Well
  7. "The Night Watchman" by Carlos Askley
  8. Farmers Almanac 1871
  9. Durham Park Gazette, Liberty Hill, Texas, Vol. 1, No. 1, undated
  10. Dust Jackets from HEC books, not found
  11. Items found in HEC books
  12. Clippings of Western characters
  13. Clippings of Chomyk, Michael

SERIES VII - ADVENTURING WITH THE OLD TIMERS

  1. MSS, Early Drafts
    This material was in a letter box in the following order.

    1. Arms and the man Virgil, Visit to Tombstone and the Miltons, 1938
    2. Mr. Jim Parks
    3. First Visit to Tombstone
    4. Joe McKinney, 2nd Interview, 28 Jan 1945
    5. Weekend on the Rio Grande (before trip to California)
    6. Letter to HEC from Thomas C. Ferguson, 7 Apr 1977
    7. Exhibits from the Correspondence File
    8. Picture of James Hamilton and clipping
    9. Victorian Age Gentleman
    10. Mrs. Rosa Schuster
    11. Mr. Pete Brady
    12. Note: Herds and History, and another chapter come in about here, (they were sent sometime ago)
    13. A Wild Jaunt to California, 1942
    14. Note: Some epics (2 chapters) have been sent to Evetts), "The Trail Drive" and another chapter
    15. Mr. Evans Coleman, 27 Feb, 1945
    16. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schaefer
    17. Mr. Harry Saxon
    18. Mr. Tom Rainey
    19. Jeff and Mrs. Milton, 1 Mar 1945
    20. Mr. Leo Carillo (and Mr. Child)
    21. Mr. John Cameron
    22. Mr. Nacho Quiroz
    23. At Mr. and Mrs. Milton's, 6 Mar 1945
    24. Bob Beverly, 24 Mar 1945
    25. Dee Harkey
    26. Captain Burt Mossman
    27. Mr. Hal Kerr
    28. Mr.Cole Railston
  2. MSS, w/ JEH Introduction
  3. MSS, w/o JEH Introduction
  4. Press Proof No. 1
  5. Press Proof No. 2

SERIES VIII - LETTERPRESS BOOKS
NOTE: VERY FRAGILE, MUST BE HANDLED WITH GREAT CARE

  1. 1893-1896
  2. 1896-1898
  3. 1907-1911

SERIES IX - ARTIFACTS
(This list from original inventory in files, not dated)

  1. Curved-lid letter case (leather) lined with Boston newspaper dated 1821
  2. Hardwood tobacco box, circa 1820, from Chesley ancestral home in New Hampshire
  3. Chinese vase from Gordon Collection, San Antonio, given Mrs. Hervey Chesley by Marvin Hunter, Bandera, TX
  4. Jeff Milton's folding camp lantern and leather case
  5. Three very old icons from South America
  6. Table, Bell County Court House Top: Clerk's desk Old Fort Davis
  7. Rifle, purchased in Arizona in 19--
  8. Straw Indian basket (small)
  9. Photographs:
    1. Matched Miniatures, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Chesley, Sr.
    2. Jeff Milton, signed notation, separate card
    3. Ephriam Earl Roddy, H.E.W.'s maternal Great-Grandfather
    4. Ephriam Earl Roddy, H.E.W.'s maternal Great-Grandfather, mini-daguerreotype
    5. H.E. Chesley, Sr.
    6. Captain Brooks of the 345th Field Artillery, WWI
    7. Father of H.E. Chesley, Sr., daguerreotype
  10. Prints:
    1. Robert E. Lee
    2. A. Lincoln
    3. Gen. Pershing
  11. Framed handwritten letter, King George of England, 1918
  12. Field glasses, used by H.E.C. during WWI
  13. Ceramic ashtray and covered stud box with reproduction detail of 345th Field Artillery uniform buttons (originals by Mrs. H.E. Chesley)
  14. 345th Field Artillery emblem tie holder, awarded to H.E. C. in 1954 at veterans' reunion
  15. Very old (circa ?) typewriter belonging to H.E. Chesley, Sr. lawyer

LESTOR BLAKE WOOD COLLECTION

INVENTORY OUTLINE

SECTION ONE - HISTORICAL RESEARCH PAPERS

The "original order" has been preserved inasmuch as was possible. Some artificial organization was required. All photos have been moved to Series I and a tracer sheet left in its place.

SERIES I - PHOTOS (NUMERICAL LIST)
See photo file binders for numerical and alphabetical list of photos

SERIES II - HISTORICAL DATA FROM CANYON
File A: Introduction. (report folder - 49 pages). This introduction was written by Maurice G. Fulton who had the Skelton Glenn manuscript borrowed for a long time. (LBW)
File B: "Indian Fights on the Plains" Part Two. Report folder, 59 pages. This is part of the manuscript written by W. Skelton Glenn and given me by Maurice G. Fulton about 18 months before he died. LBW.
File C: A Journey Into New Mexico, Skelton Glenn's account typed and arranged by M. G. Fulton. (brown binder - 29 pages)
File D: Skelton Glenn material. May be edited version by Fulton. Three sections, two copies each:
“In the meanwhile….” (29 pages)
“Of course…” (22 pages)
“Pat took his…” (12 pages)
File E: The Lordsburg Liberal, Friday, May 16, 1941. Possibly kept for article about S.D. Baldwin, buffalo hunter.
File F: Brochure about Panhandle-Plains Museum
File G: Interviews by L. F. Sheffy with:

  1. Mrs. Julia Beverly, July 2, 1930, Clarendon, Texas (2 pages)
  2. John A. Chambers, November 30, 1929, Canadian, Texas (6 pages)
  3. Richard Bussell, December 27, 1929, Canadian, Texas (5 pages)
  4. Mrs. J.H. Hopkins, December 31, 1929, Mobeetie, Texas (2 pages)
  5. Gerlach Bros, December 29, 1929 (7 pages)
  6. Mrs. Arrington, October 28, 1925, Canadian, wife of Captain Arrington (2 pages)
  7. J.H. Hopkins, December 31, 1929 (4 pages)
  8. George A. Simpson, November 30, 1929, Canadian, Texas (4 pages)
  9. John Wood(s), Canadian, Texas, December 28, 1929 (4 pages)
  10. John Wood(s), Canadian, Texas (2 pages)

File H: Recollections of W.S. Mabrey Pertaining to THE CAPITOL RESERVATIONS LANDS, and THE X.I.T. RANCH in THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS, March 17, 1927, by M.S. Mabrey (25 pages)
File I: Tascosa, Directory, 1884, by Dr. C.W. Croft of Tascosa (3 pages)
File J: Memoirs of M.V. Sanders, Pioneer of Panhandle, Wheeler County Texas, by Mrs. Hazel Cox Davidson; two interviews, August 1, 1936 and August 3 1936 (6 pages)
File K: Ft. Elliott Flagpole, by Mrs. C. May Cohea, Amarillo, Texas, April 13, 1936 (2 pages)
File L: History of the Brands around the Entrance of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society Museum. compiled by John Arnot, Amarillo, Texas (8 pages)
File M: Early Life of Indian Boys and Girls, by Archie Acker (15 pages)
File N: Biographical sketch by Mrs. Dan Cole, Channing, Texas, July 7, 1927 (5 pages)
File O: Biographical sketch by F. A. Scott (to Class in History 421), December 19, 1936 (9 pages)
File P: Organization of Panhandle Counties, by G. W. Arrington (11 pages)
File Q: Interview of Mrs. George Simpson conducted by Dorothy Simpson on behalf of Mr. Glyndon Riley, June 22, 1938. (7 pages)
File R: Mackenzie's Expedition, Galveston News, Thursday, October 22,1874 (6 pages, 2 copies)
File S: The Shovel-Tusked Mastodon, by Joseph R. Gregory, Information Circular, No. 21, May, 1941, Texas Memorial Museum, Austin. (6 pages)
File T: The Location of Quivira, by David Donoghue, reprint from Panhandle Plains Historical Review, 1940
File U: A Bibliography of Library Material Concerning The Indians of America, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Library Bulletin No. 1.
File V: Letters from Bruce Gerdes:

  1. Paper about Palo Duro, pages 2,3,4 only.
  2. Letter to W.G. Eustis, Denver, Colorado, October 6, 1936 (3 pages)
  3. Letter to W.G. Eustis, Denver, Colorado, August 31, 1936 (4 pages)
  4. Letter, to Mrs. Arlien Ogden, Canyon, Texas, April 24, 1936 (2 pages)

File W: Cross References on Browder, John M. and Askew, W.A.
File X: J. Evetts Haley Interviews:

  1. Mr. George Simpson, July 18, 1926, Canadian, Texas (7 pages)
  2. George Simpson, Canadian, Texas, February, 11, 1929 (1 Page)
  3. Frank M Sherrod, Tahoka, Texas, October 20, 1926 (4 pages)
  4. Mrs. G. W. Arrington (3 pages)

File Y: The Arrington Papers, Mrs. G. W. Arrington to J. Evetts Haley, July 18, 1926 (45 pages)

SERIES III - FRANK COLLINSON FILES

File A: Frank Collinson transcripts, photostats and disbound copies.

  1. Cover letter to file from Seymour V. Connor to LBW, 15 Jan 1953, lists of articles in Ranch Romances and correspondence with Ranch Romances
  2. My First Experience in Texas (16 pp)
  3. South Texas Tragedies (9 pp)
  4. The Last Big Raid by Indians in Central Texas (9 pp)
  5. The Old Mexican Buffalo Hunters (11 pp)
  6. Jim Greathouse or Whisky Jim (10 pp) (1disbound copy)
  7. George Causey, Buffalo Hunter and Cowman (20 pp) (2 Photostats)
  8. "Some Hunters I Knew: Others I Heard of" (11 pp)
  9. Frontiersman (13 pp)
  10. Jack Bickerdyke - Buffalo Hunter and Scout (4 pp)
  11. When I Roped a Wild Stallion (5 pp)
  12. The Lost Squadron (8 pages) (1 Photostat)
  13. Heroes Two (10 pp)
  14. Three Texas Trigger Men (18 pp)
  15. Mexican Buffalo Hunters (4 pp)
  16. The Tonkawas (7 pp)
  17. Issuing Day on Indian Reservations Sixty Years Ago (13 pp)
  18. Cattle Rustlers (10 pp)
  19. Legend of New Mexico (21 pp)
  20. Tragedies of the Terlingua (13 pp)
  21. Untitled Article (Al Siebar & the Apache Kid) (24 pp)
  22. Tongue River's First Ranch (14 pp)
  23. "The Big Bend" (12 pp)
  24. Seven Rivers (14 pp)
  25. Blizzard on the Cowrange (11 pp)
  26. The First Cattle Ranch on Tongue River, Motley County, Texas (14 pp)
  27. The Battle of Yellowhouse Draw (2 Photostats)
  28. It Happened in 1877 (1 Photostat)
  29. Smoky Thompson (2 Photostats)
  30. Nerve (1 disbound copy)

File B: Frank Collinson, General File

  1. Letter from Gerdes to Collinson, 12 Jan 1938, titled "Mackenzie Battle, Sept 28th 1874 (11 pp) to which is attached a letter from Guaranty Abstract Co. 24 Jan 1940 to Gerdes re: field notes.
  2. Fort Griffin, by Frank Collinson, Ranch Romances, 2 May 1938. Marked "LBW, Cook File" (4 copies)
  3. Frontier Days, Recollections of Frank Collinson, El Paso, Texas, Dec. 16, 1937 copied from original, (2 copies)
  4. Letter to J. Evetts Haley from Collinson, 3 Mar 1939 (1 copy)

File C: Frank Collinson Letters to Bruce Gerdes
Most are identified as "Cook File"

  1. nd, unsigned, handwritten copy (1) (Gerdes to Collinson)
  2. 11 Nov -- handwritten copy(1) (Collinson to Gerdes)

    Balance are typed copies

  3. nd, c. Feb 1938 ("Gerdes Letter #4")
  4. nd, From Collinson, "Cook File" (2 copies)
  5. 16 Dec 1937 (5 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #1")
  6. 4 Jan 1938 (5 copies) ("Gerdes letter #2")
  7. 19 Jan 1938 (5 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #3")
  8. 24 Mar 1938 (5 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #5")
  9. 28 Apr 1938 (4 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #6")
  10. 22 Sep 1938 (4 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #10")
  11. 11 Oct 1938 (4 copies) (also one handwritten copy) ("Gerdes Letter #7")
  12. 15 Dec 1938 (4 copies) (also marked as "Gerdes Letter #7")
  13. 24 Aug 1943 (4 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #8")
  14. 30 Aug 1943 (4 copies) ("Gerdes Letter #9")

SERIES IV - ADOBE WALLS FILE

File A: Photostats and typescripts of articles about Adobe Walls

  1. Buffalo Days, Hollands, March 1933 (4 copies) (6 pages)
  2. The Fight at "Dobe" Walls, by Andrew Johnson, K.C. Star about 8-4 (or later) 1911 (3 pages) (4 copies)
  3. Tale of Indian Warfare, Told by Bat Masterson, The Morning Telegraph, New York, August 1, 1909 (8 pages) (1 copy)
  4. The Battle of Adobe Walls, by Edward Campbell Little, Pearson's Magazine (11 pages, photostat)
  5. The Battle of Adobe Walls, by James A. Watson as told to Edwin V. Burkholder, printed copy no information on name of magazine (5 sheets)
  6. Buffalo Hunters Often Camped at the Post, by Levi Shick of Plainview, Texas, Dallas Morning News, June 11, 1923 (2 pages, 1 copy)
  7. The Recent Re-burial in Texas of "Billy" Dixon Recalls the Indian Fight at 'Dobe Walls, Kansas City Star, July 7, 1929, original newspaper
  8. Thrilling Stories of the Plains, Adventures Among the Indians by "Bat" Masterson, Boston Sunday Herald, February 13, 1898, article is signed Nelse Innes (photostats)
  9. Dodge Men Find the Long Lost Grave of an Adobe Walls Victim, Dodge City Glove, Jan 2, 1923 (photostat)
  10. Battle of "Dobe Walls - 5 Day Fight with Comanche Band...., Abilene, Texas, newspaper, about 9-26 or 27, 1916 (2 copies, photostat)
  11. A Texas Indian Fight, Dallas News, Oct 22, 1906 (photostat)
  12. Attack on "Adobe Walls", Dallas News, Feb 7, 1904 (photostat)
  13. A Story of Real Life on the Plains, by Capt. S.S. Vansickel (photostat)
  14. The Adobe Walls Argument, by Fred A. Hunt, Overland Monthly (14 pages, photostat)
  15. The Winning of the West, by Paul Wellman, XVIII, Kansas Fighters behind Adobe Walls, Wichita (Kansas) Beacon, Sunday, July 14, 1929 (photostat)
  16. The Adventures of a Buffalo Hunter, Frontier times pages 129 to 135, (first part is missing, no date) (photostat)
  17. LBW notes on above articles
  18. An Indian Fighter (Bat Masterson), Boston Sunday Herald, 1 May 1898, article signed by Nelse Innes, (photostat)
  19. The Indians' Last Fight or the Dull Knife Raid, By Dennis Collins (12 pages, 3 copies)
  20. Statement by J. Wright Mooar (??) disputing statements made about fight at Adobe Walls.(5 pages, photostat)
  21. The Modern Anabis. Fort Griffin Echo, March 29, 1879, April 12, 1879 and April 19, 1879. Three installments of possibly four or more, first installment is missing. Probably started 22 March 1879 (JBW).  (photostats)
  22. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Year 1874. Kiowa and Comanche Agency, Indian Territory, Ninth Month, 1, 1874. to which is attached a copy of the Treaty with the Comanche and Kiowa, 1865 and a cover letter from Hazel Beaty (13 pages)

File B: Field Notes of Surveys

  1. State of Texas, Jack District, Field Notes of a survey, July 1, 1874 (2 pages, 2 copies)
  2. Field Field Notes, made for William Dixon, Hutchinson County, July 12, 1904 (2 pages, 2 copies)
  3. Bents Fort, Hutchinson County, Texas, survey notes and map
  4. Sketches of layout at Adobe Walls?
  5. Land ownership map showing Borger, Texas in center and penciled location of Adobe Walls, etc.

File C: Correspondence Files

  1. Biggers, Don
  2. Bugbee, Harold
  3. Haley, J. Evetts
  4. General

File D: General Files

  1. Photos (transferred to Series I)
  2. Handwritten notes
  3. Transcripts of articles
    1. Leonard, Fred; gives account of Adobe Walls fight with Hostile Indians, The Greater Southwest, Richardson and Rister, pp 301-2 (2 pages, 2 copies)
    2. Masterson, Bat, The Fight At Adobe Walls, interview in Topeka Capital, June 25, 1886 (2 pages)
    3. Curing Buffalo Hides and Collecting Bones, Possibly at Dodge City, October, 1873, drawing by Frenzeny Stavernier
    4. Collins, Dennis, "Panhandle Granger" a song by Collins (2 pages)
    5. A Story of Adobe Walls, from newspaper, nd, np, copied by Rella Looney (2 pages)
    6. In Relation to the Visit of Tom Stauth of Dodge City, Kansas, to the Site of The Battle of Adobe Walls, on the Canadian in the Panhandle of Texas, signed by Williams E. Connelley (3 pages)
    7. Pioneer Life Depicted by French Artists, Hutchinson News-Herald, Sunday, August 11, 1946
  4. Ephemera

SERIES V - JOHN ROBERT COOK RESEARCH FILES
(Additional descriptive work can be done on this series)
File A. John R. Cook Items
File B. Articles
File C. Charles Jackson File
File D. Hank Campbell File
File E. Notes File
File F. Photos found in Cook File
File G. Miscellaneous Items
File H. General Correspondence Files
File I. Individual Correspondence Files

  1. Beeson, Merritt
  2. Carroll, H. Bailey
  3. Curry, George
  4. Dorchester, Earnest Dean
  5. Fulton, Maurice G.
  6. Gerdes, Bruce
  7. Haley, J. Evetts
  8. Hinkle, Lt. Olin E.
  9. Holden, Dr. W. C.
  10. McClure, Boone
  11. Maddux, Charles A. (incl. material on Zane Grey lawsuit)
  12. Max, Mrs. Fred (Aileen Kress)
  13. Mooar, J. Wright (incl. material about and by Mooar)
  14. Rister, Carl Coke
  15. Sheffy, Dr. L.F.
  16. Stell, James W. (also Eva Stell, George Stell, and other material)
  17. Strickland, Dr. Rex W.
  18. Williams, Judge O.W.
  19. Williams, Waldo

SERIES VI - GENERAL FILES
(Additional descriptive work can be done on this series)

File A. Forlorn Hope, The Nolan Dry March
File B. Charles Rath
File C. West(ern) History
File D. Ol' Waddy Whitlock File
File E. Lestor Wood Field Notebook; Sections on: Rath, Adobe Walls, Cook, Buffalo, Mooar, and Newspaper
File F. Lestor Wood Material at Texas Tech.
File G. Nadine Wenden File
File H. Sourdough Biscuits
File I. Articles
File J. Photos
File K. Clippings
File L. Josiah Gregg Map
File M. Buffalo notes
File N. Historical Notes
File O. Membership certificate, The Yellowstone Corral of the Westerners
File P. Haley Library material, incl. clippings of J. Evetts Haley
File Q. Tepee City
File R. Ephemera and Empty Envelopes

SERIES VII - PUBLICATIONS

  1. Some Southwestern Trails, Carl Hertzog folder, The Goodnight Trail, by J. Evetts Haley
  2. The Colorado Magazine, April 1928 (probably kept for article on Butchering Buffalo by Chauncy Thomas)
  3. Land Facts on the Southern Plains, U.S.D.A., #334
  4. A Tentative List of Subjects for The Handbook of Texas
  5. The J.H. Ranch, by Evetts Haley, Jr., Junior Historian, September 1944 (photocopy, original in JEH,IV,C,24.1)
  6. Longhorn, Lasso and Latigo, by J. Evetts Haley, Nature magazine, December, 1930 (photocopy, original in JEH,IV,C,8.1)
  7. Central Texas Area Museum, Salado, Texas, Book List
  8. Gems and Prescious Stones, by Carl Chelf, Texas Memorial Museum
  9. Bat Masterson; The Dodge City Years, by George C. Thompson; Fort Hays, Kansas State College Studies, 1943, No. Six
  10. Bugbee drawings (2)
  11. Drawing, Sergeant O'Brien, Seventh Cavalry, San Diego Corral, The Westerners, 1969
  12. Socorro Folklore, English III Class, Socorro High School, 1946

SECTION TWO - PROFESSIONAL PAPERS:

This section will not be inventoried until needed.

IV. SMALL COLLECTIONS

Small Collections are generally less than one file drawer in size and are filed in Gray Boxes on top of the Williams File Cabinets (except as noted below).
The first 25 were listed alphabetically and subsequently are listed as accessioned.

A. LIST OF SMALL COLLECTIONS

SC #1 HORACE GREELY ADAMS, SR.
SC #2 JAMES HARVEY ARMSTRONG
SC #3 JAMES E. BECK (Filed under JEH, IV, A, #11, Wallet #1)
SC #4 JOHN W. BENTLEY (Strack Letters) (Photocopies only, Originals returned)
SC #5 MARY WHITE BOYKIN
SC #6 MARGUERITE STARR CRAIN
SC #7 T. DUDLEY CRAMER PHOTOGRAPHS (Filed in Chest- SW, Drawer #4)
SC #8 HELEN CRAWFORD FAMILY
SC #9 PAT ELLEBRACHT
SC #10 JAMES KIMMINS GREER
SC #11 J. HOLT JOWELL
SC #12 ELIZABETH COFFEY KEY
SC #13 BARBARA A. LEDBETTER
SC #14 BOB MARRS
SC #15 MRS. CHARLES MARTIN
SC #16 MIDLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (Filed in Cabinet #8)
SC #17 JOHN AND HELEN MURPHEY
SC #18 BILL POTTER
SC #19 BEALE QUEEN
SC #20 JOHN C. THORNILEY
SC #21 UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY
SC #22 EARL VANDALE (Filed in JEH, IV, A, 17)
SC #23 FLO WARD
SC #24 JOHN HENRY WILSON
SC #25 JOHN and LILY ZURICK
SC #26 ED FISHER
SC #27 SKELTON GLENN MSS FILES
SC #28 CHARLES LUCAS BRITE
SC #29 ROBERT G. GOSS PAPERS
SC #30 CHUCK G. HORNUNG
SC #31 LEONA MCCORMICK BRYANT SMITH
SC #32 NORMA MCGREW
SC #33 LC RANCH (NM)
SC #34 L.W. ANDERSON (BRAND BOOKS)
SC #35 JOHN R. DONALDSON COLLECTION (Filed in 20 Newspaper Boxes above North Cabinets)
SC #36 BOB DEAN LOAN (MICROFILM) (Filed in Microfilm Cabinet)
SC #37 LANDRUM SOCIETY
SC #38 ED M. TYSON (Filed in Cabinet #8)
SC #39 HARWOOD P. HINTON
SC #40 BETTY & KEN CLARK (BLK) (See also a separate wallet)
SC #41 GEORGE W. McNAIR LETTERS
SC #42 HILORY GREEN BEDFORD, JR.
SC #43 MARY WILLIS RHODES
SC #44 McKEE FAMILY ALBUM (See also a 11x17 photocopy for reference)
SC #45 ZENO SMITH
SC #46 DON BRADSHAW
SC #47 STAN NELSON
SC #48 AL LOWMAN
SC #49 MARTIN COUNTY CONVENT
SC #50 JEAN AND RAY DAVIS COLLECTION
SC #51 BUSTER WELCH
SC #52 PROSISE ZEBU RANCH
SC #53 JAMES A. LOWE
SC #54 BILL AND PAT LEE (FILED IN CABINET #25)

B. DESCRIPTIONS OF SMALL COLLECTIONS

SC #1 - ADAMS (HORACE GREELY, SR.) COLLECTION
Papers, photos
One wallet, 3"
Consists of the history of the XI Ranch (Meade County, Kansas; Adams Family
The files were photocopied from material furnished by H.G. "Kell" Adams IV of Kansas in 1995

SC #2 - JAMES HARVEY ARMSTRONG COLLECTION
Letters
One wallet, 1/4"
Contains the Civil War letters of James Harvey Armstrong, 1863-1865
Gift of Joan Cervenka Cobb, Oct 1999

SC #3 - JAMES E. BECK COLLECTION
Papers
One wallet, 2"
Consists of several folders of material on Texas history, used by JEH in production of The Diary of Michael Erskine
Gift of James E. Beck, November 1982
Location: Due to use of this Collection in the preparation of The Diary of Michael Erskine, it is still filed with that research file - JEH, IV, A, #11, Wallet #1

SC#4 - JOHN W. BENTLEY COLLECTION
Letters, 1860-1864
One wallet, 1"
Consists of ten Civil War letters from John W. Bentley, one from Wm. T. Beaver and one from Edward Bagby
Loan of Mrs. Dean "Tommie" Strack, 1999
Originals returned 16 Jul 2002 by Jim Bradshaw (Photocopies only now on file)

SC#5 - MARY WHITE BOYKIN COLLECTION
Newspapers and other items
One wallet, 1"
Consists of a number of newspapers from Waco, San Francisco, El Paso, Tombstone, and New York, 1873-1887. Also a pamphlet and menu from early El Paso. The Report of the Secretary of War, 1848, was transferred to the Library.
Gift of Mary Boykin. Her father was Zack White, prominent pioneer of El Paso who owned Hotel Paso Del Norte, with daughters Mrs. Boykin and Mrs. Paul Harvey

SC #6 - MARGUERITE STARR CRAIN COLLECTION
Papers
Two wallets, 6"
Contains the mss galleys, proof of her book "The Two Glass Buttons” and other papers related to the book and her research
Gift of Marguerite Starr Crain

SC #7 - T. DUDLEY CRAMER PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION
Photographs (7)
Filed loose in S/W chest
Photographs by Cramer of early ranch houses in Texas Panhandle.
Gift of T. Dudley Cramer, September 1992
Original negatives were lost in the Oakland (Calif.) fire
There is a set of these images at the Ranching Heritage Museum, Lubbock

SC #8 - HELEN CRAWFORD FAMILY COLLECTION
Clippings and artifact
One wallet, 1½"
Consists of a stick of barbed wire, and articles on the history of Palo Pinto County, Texas
Gift of Helen Crawford and the Crawford family

SC #9 - PAT ELLEBRACHT COLLECTION
Papers, tapes and clippings
One wallet, ½"
Consists of audio tapes of interviews, (w/ transcripts), clippings, correspondence primarily on the history of Mason County, Texas.
Some items filed under JEH,II,B, ELLEBRACHT, IRVIN.
Tapes filed under JEH,VIII, SOUND AND VIDEO RECORDINGS
Gift of Pat Ellebracht, 1999

SC #10 - JAMES KIMMINS GREER COLLECTION
Papers, 1926-1983, books
One wallet, 3"
Consists of correspondence and original research notes of James Kimmins Greer
Gift of Dr. James Kimmins Greer (in 1983) of Waco, who was an historian and author/editor of several books on history, including a biography of Jack Hays and the memoirs and biography of Buck Barry, Texas Ranger. Greer had a doctor of philosophy degree in history (U of Texas) and for 16 years was head of the history dept. at Howard College in Birmingham, Alabama.

SC #11 - J. HOLT JOWELL COLLECTION
Photos, brochures, letters, clippings, notebooks,
One file box
Consists of papers, photos and mementos of the Holt family. Gift of the Jowell Family, 1988 and 1999
Temporarily filed in Haley Archives Room

SC #12 - ELIZABETH COFFEY KEY COLLECTION
Clippings, slides and pamphlets
Two wallets, 4"
Consists of extensive newspaper clippings from the "Memory Lane" series on the history of Albany, Shackleford County, Texas (1860-1970). A second file of clippings on Arizona (c. 1970). Also some slides and pamphlets.
Donated by R. McWilliams

SC #13 - BARBARA A. LEDBETTER COLLECTION
Papers
One wallet, 2 ½ "
Consists of various papers related to Fort Belknap, Texas, "Young County Civil War Dead" and other interesting material on Texas history.
Gift of Barbara A. Ledbetter, 1987-1989

SC #14 - BOB MARRS COLLECTION
Papers
One wallet, 3 ½ "
Consists of two ledgers (1942-1950) from his Stockman's Saddle Shop in Amarillo, Texas and one letter
Gift of Bob Marrs

SC #15 - MRS. CHARLES MARTIN COLLECTION
Papers and audio tapes
Two wallets, 5"
Consists of research notes and audio tapes on Texas history and various genealogies
Gift of Mrs. John P. Butler

SC# 16 - MIDLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY COLLECTION
Papers, periodicals, artifact
One box, 11" x 18" x 5"
Consists of magazines and newsletters of Midland Genealogical Society. The Thorney Trail magazines (1972-1990) placed in Library. Balance filed in Archives. One artifact placed in display case.
Gift of Mrs. C.H. "Lola" Burchitt

SC #17 - JOHN AND HELEN MURPHEY COLLECTION
Interviews, Gaucho artifacts, diaries, art, books and periodicals
Two wallets, 9". Art and artifacts on display.
Consists of taped interviews with Mrs. Murphey, Argentine gaucho artifacts, the diaries of Helen Geyer Murphey (1917-1967), Harold Bugbee drawings and Jeff Milton's coffee pot. Books and periodicals are shelved in Library.
Gifts of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Murphey, 1977-1985

SC #18 - BILL POTTER COLLECTION
Artifact
One wallet
Consists of a pair of football shoulder pads Potter wore in the 1920's at Midland High School. This is the same time JEH also played on the team.

SC #19 - BEALE QUEEN COLLECTION
Papers (1897-1970)
One wallet, 3"
Consists of brand books, letters and papers of Beale Queen
Given Apr 1992 by----

SC #20 - JOHN C. THORNILEY COLLECTION
Diary, 1852
One wallet 2 ½'
Consists of original diary, one photocopy and one typed copy of the John C. Thorniley Diary, Crossing the Plains, 1852. An account of the journey from Ohio to California.
Gift of Jack Gazalle, 1977

SC #21 - UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY COLLECTION
Papers, photographs, publications.
Three wallets, 8"
Consists of research papers, photographs and published articles on Confederate Veterans buried at Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Texas.
Presented to Library by Carolyn Sowell and Joann Cobb, September, 1999 on behalf of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Midland, Texas.
Donated by Dick Sparks and Jo Anne McClurg, March 2001

SC #22 - EARL VANDALE COLLECTION
Diaries (1911-1952), historical notes, clippings, books.
14 wallets containing diaries and other notes plus 16 loose diaries
File location: JEH,IV,A,17. Diaries are filed in wallets #11-14 (12") and 16 loose diaries (18"). Other files in Wallets #1-10 (18"). These items are co-mingled with other JEH research material in JEH,IV,A,17. See also file drawers 57-60 in main archives room for the Earl Vandale Correspondence Collection.
Loaned by Capt. John J. Vandale, USN retired, in 1986

SC #23 - FLO WARD COLLECTION
Photographs
One wallet, 1"
Consists of two photographs of Ward family members.
Gift of Flor. (Florence?) Ward, Sedona (?), AZ
(The name "T.C. Ward" was on a note with the photos.)

SC #24 - JOHN HENRY WILSON COLLECTION
Books and papers
1 wallet, 2"
Consists of Wilson genealogical information, articles on Texas Rangers and several photos. Also a collection of 800 books (shelved within the general library).
Gift of John H. Wilson, January 1981

SC #25 - JOHN and LILY ZURICK COLLECTION
Papers, photographs, periodicals and artifacts
One file box of papers, one cabinet section of photographs and artifacts
Consists of personal/ranch papers, land records, tally books, photographs, periodicals, numerous artifacts of saddles, tack and other ranch items.
Gift of Lily Zurick, October 1999

SC #26 - ED FISHER COLLECTION
Series I: Personal File
Obituary
Correspondence w/ Haley Library

SC #27 - THE W. SKELTON GLENN MSS FILES
Filed in Cabinet #8 in main archive room
This “collection” is an artificially created file containing the mss and items related to the Skelton Glenn mss. It is composed of material from the Mullin, Haley and Wood Collections.

SC #28 - LUCAS CHARLES BRITE COLLECTION
One wallet
One file folder
Collection consists of only one file folder with material on Lucas Charles Brite, founder of the Brite Ranch, Marfa, Texas.
Furnished by Jane Brite White, Marfa, Texas

SC #29 - THE ROBERT G. GOSS PAPERS
Consists of photocopies of some personal files and scrapbook material (including photographs) of Texas Ranger Robert G. Goss. It was first given to the J.E. Clark family of Shreveport and then to Judge Fitzgerald. The original material is being offered to the Texas Ranger Museum at Waco. It may be returned to us it they do not accept it. However these photocopies will be useful in following the career of Range Goss through several important events in the 1930’s such as the Houston Dock Strike of 1936, events in Kilgore in 1936-39, the London School Disaster in 1937 and other criminal cases.
Donor: Judge James Fitzgerald, Midland, TX

SC #30 - THE CHUCK G. HORNUNG COLLECTION
Mr. Hornung says that there will be more to come from his files.
All of the material is in the form of photocopies except the magazines.
Donated to the Haley Library by Chuck G. Hornung, 19 Sep 2001.

SC #31 - THE LEONA MCCORMICK BRYANT SMITH COLLECTION
Ranch quilt
Donor: Leona Bryant Smith, March 19, 1997

Additional material from the Estate of Leona McCormick Bryant Smith
Donor: Marty Connine, January 3, 2003

SC #32 - THE NORMA MCGREW COLLECTION
Items belonging to donor’s uncle Roy Coleman Bullock, born 14 Feb 1907, died Nov 2002. Ranched in New Mexico, and all around Roswell, NM.
Donor: Norma McGrew, Midland, TX

SC #33 - LC RANCH COLLECTION
Donor: Cline Library, Northern Arizona University / Gwen Patterson, Library Specialist, Flagstaff, AZ

SC #34 - LOWERY WALLACE ANDERSON (Brand Books)
2 - 5 ½ x 8 Black Ring Binders of Brand Records
Given in early 2005

SC #35 - JOHN R. DONALDSON NEWSPAPER COLLECTION
(See JEH Correspondence files for more on John R. Donaldson, New London, OH)
It was a gift to JEH in Jan 1958 and consists of 20 archival newspaper storage boxes on top of the cabinets.

SC #36 - BOB DEAN LOAN (Microfilm)
Three reels of microfilm
On Loan from Bob Dean, Midland TX, July 16, 2003

SC #37 - LANDRUM SOCIETY
One wallet received November 2003
No inventory yet

SC #38 - ED M. TYSON
Donor: Jont E. Tyson, Midland, TX, May 25, 2004
Inventoried 13 Jul 2004
Stored in gray box in Haley Room

SC #39 – HARWOOD P. HINTON
Donor: Harwood P. Hinton, various dates, up to October 2002
Inventoried Sep 2006
Caution – Box contains two heavy bricks.

SC #40 – BETTY & KEN CLARK (BLK)
Donor: Betty Clark, Midland, TX, October 27, 2006
Inventoried 27 Oct 2006
See Director for information re: a collection of hand and long guns.

SC #41 – GEORGE W. MCNAIR LETTERS
The Letters of George W. McNair — 28 letters from November 3, 1895, to March 30, 1896.
See also file on 5 Wells Ranch in JEH, II, C
Donor: Margaret McNair Comfort. Rochester, NY, October 16, 1998

SC #42 – HILORY GREEN BEDFORD JR
44 small vest pocket note books, tally records, bank stubs, several assorted papers and one negative of a home. Dated from 1896? to 1966.
Note: Hilory Green Sr was founder of Knox County TX.
See also JEH, II, B, Bedford, H.G. for large file of HGB Memoirs
Donor: Hilory George Bedford, Midland, TX, July 30, 2006

SC # 43 – MARY WILLIS RHODES
This collection was taken by the Librarian and the originals (except the [photographs ) were placed in Librarian’s files. Photocopies were placed in the Archives.
Donor: Mary Willis (Jake) Rhodes, Odessa, TX, April 13, 2007

SC #44 – MCKEE FAMILY ALBUM
This is an album from the McKee family of Midland contains 484 images of early Midland. The range in size from small cutouts to 5x7. A real treasure trove of early images.
Donor: Bob Staton, Lindale, TX, October 16, 2007

SC #45 - ZENO A. SMITH
Consists of a scrapbook with letters (1945-1965) and a scrapbook (1947-1958 and two photos which are filed in JEH, I, Z, 33.1 and 33.2.
This Collection is filed in a gray box in the cabinet
Donor: Unknown

SC #46 – DON L. BRADSHAW
An assortment of 18 items. Photos, clippings, postals, stock certificate, letter.
Donor: Don Bradshaw, Midland, TX, 2007

SC #47 – STAN NELSON
Correspondence and Articles
Donor: Stan Nelson, Harris, MN, 1998-2008

SC #48 – AL LOWMAN
Published Articles By Lowman

SC #49 - MARTIN COUNTY CONVENT
Three ring binders and other material related to the history of Marienfeld, Texas, Our Lady of Mercy Academy and the Carmelites Friars.
Donor: John Kennedy, Lenorah, TX, January 17, 2009

SC #50 - JEAN AND RAY DAVIS COLLECTION
Photographs of Texas Ranger Tombstones
Donor: Tuck (Terrell C.) Williams, Stanton, TX

SC #51 - BUSTER WELCH

SC #52 - PROSISE ZEBU RANCH
Photographs of the Ralph James Prosise ranch near Poteet, Texas by Jim Bradshaw (Haley Library Archivist)
"Gyr Cattle" an article on the history of Zebu from "Criador", a Mexican Zebu breeders magazine, June 2009. Translated by Dr. Richard Brooks, PhD, Midland, Texas.
Various articles related to the history and breeding of Zebu.
Assembled and donated by Jim Bradshaw, March 2011

SC #53 - JAMES A. LOWE
Brand Book, “1/3 Interest owned by James Lowe, Bought by J. M. Ussery”
News Clips; 1920 Bill of Sale to R. B. Lowe for 1,850 acres + 32 steer.

SC #54 - BILL AND PAT LEE
Anna Laura McGonagil’s Scrapbook (Filed in Cabinet #25)

C. INDEX TO SMALL COLLECTIONS

14th TX Inf, CSA, Co. F, letters of James Harvey Armstrong, 1863-65 SC # 02
A Fast Trip in Slow Wagons, by Ed Fisher SC # 26
A Review of Frank Waters and the Earp Book. Hildreth Hallewell SC # 30
Adams Family SC # 01
Adams, H.G. “Kell” IV SC # 01
Adams, Horace Greely, Kell, IV SC # 01
Adams, Horace Greely, Sr. SC # 01
Albany, Shackleford County, TX clippings SC # 12
Alexander’s Messenger and Philadelphia Weekly Chronicle, 1842,43 (2) SC # 35
Allie's Story, Mrs. Virgil Earp and the "Tombstone Travesty", Gary L. Roberts, WOLA SC # 30
American Quarter Horse Stud Book 1941,1943 SC # 25
An Arizona Vendetta (The Truth about Wyatt Earp) by Forrestine C. Hooker SC # 30
Anderson, Lowery Wallace Brand Book Collection SC # 34
Argentine artifacts (displayed) SC # 17
Arizona Newspapers and slides, some from 1970’s SC # 12
Arizona Territory, Tombstone (newspapers) SC # 05
Arizona, clippings, 1970’s SC # 12
Armstrong, James Harvey, Civil War letters, 1863-1865 SC # 02
Arthur’s Home Gazette, 1853,1854 (2) SC # 35
Augburg, Ann Conf. Vets research material by SC # 21
Bagby, Edward, Civil War letters of, John W. Bentley, Wm. T. Beaver SC # 04
Baker, Lemuel K., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Barbed Wire strand (artifact) SC # 08
Bates, A. T. items related to SC # 38
Beaver, Wm. T., Civil War letters of, John W. Bentley, Edward Bagby SC # 04
Beck, James E., see JEH, IV, A, #11, Wallet #1 SC # 03
Bedford, Hilory Green J, papers, notebooks, tally records, etc., 1896-1966 SC # 42
Bell Cord Rutherford: Cowboy Quixote of the West Texas Plains, by Al Lowman SC # 48
Bell, James review of Col. Hunt’s Journal 1869 SC # 03
Bentley, John W. Civil War letters of, and Wm. T. Beaver and Edward Bagby SC # 04
Bentley, John, Letters, 1860-1862 SC # 04
Bexar County, RR Survey (Bell Collection) SC # 03
Big Bend National Park items SC # 43
Billy the Kid SC # 01
Bingham, Gloria, tape of SC # 15
Bizzell, Francis Marion Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Bloody Easter, R.K. DeArment SC # 26
Books for Their Tombstones, speech by Al Lowman SC # 48
Boots, by Ed Fisher SC # 26
Bounds, Michael M. Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Boykin, Foote SC # 26
Boykin, Mary White SC # 05
Bradshaw, Don, L. various postals, letters, photos SC # 46
Brand book from Beale Queen SC # 19
Brand book of the State of N.M., Alb. 1915, 1917 SC # 19
Brand Books, Lowery Wallace Anderson SC # 34
Branding iron of Billy Bryant SC # 31
Brite Family SC # 28
Brite Ranch SC # 28
Brite, Charles Lucas SC # 28
Brite, Lucas Charles Collection SC # 28
Brollier, Lisa, & Ellebracht, Irvin, Mason County, c. 1970's interview SC # 09
Brother Jonathan, Newspapers, 1855, 56, 57 (3) SC # 35
Brunson, Almorane B. Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Bryant, Billy, branding iron of SC # 31
Bryant, Billy, quirts of SC # 31
Bryant, Billy, spurs of SC # 31
Bryant, Mrs. Wilson, The Story of Travel in Texas, Typed mss of SC # 31
Bugbee drawings, (displayed) SC # 17
Bullock, Roy Coleman, 1907-2002, NM Rancher, items belonging to SC # 32
Burchitt, Mrs. C.H. “Lola,” donor of SC #16 SC # 16
Burnett, Warren, Clipping re: Warren Burnett SC # 39
Butler, Mrs. John P., donor of Martin Collection SC # 15
Butterfield Stage (Bell Collection) SC # 03
California, San Francisco, (newspaper SC # 05
Camp Pena Colorado, Texas, March 1880-February 1893, Microfilm SC # 36
Campbell, Angus and Thomas Lyons, founders of LC Ranch, clippings, photos SC # 33
Campbell, Joan, tape of SC # 15
Carpenter, Fred, Cofler, Raymond, Feb 1976 interview SC # 09
Carpenter, Fred, Ellebracht, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin, 10 Jun 1976 interview SC # 09
Carpenter, Fred, William Koock, Mason, TX,, 3 Feb 1976 interview SC # 09
Carpenter, Fred, Zesh, Kurt, Fort Mason, TX, 2 Feb 1976 interview SC # 09
Carter, Lida, tape of SC # 15
Cason Manuscript (The), She Married Wyatt Earp, by Mabel Earp Cason / Vinolia Earp   SC # 30
Cason, Mabel Earp, The Cason Manuscript, She Married Wyatt Earp, w/ Vinolia Earp SC # 30
Cattle Trails SC # 01
Cattleman, August 1961 SC # 11
Cattleman, September 1961 SC # 11
Cattleman, The, August, September 1961 SC # 11
Cattleman, The, various issues, 1933, 34, 35, 36, 41, 57 SC # 25
Chisum Family SC # 01
Chisum, Sallie, Diary (portions) SC # 01
Civil War Letter from Billie Dawson SC # 21
Civil War letters of James Harvey Armstrong, 1863-1865 SC # 02
Civil War letters of John W. Bentley, Wm. T. Beaver and Edward Bagby SC # 04
Civil War Letters of, James Harvey Armstrong, Co. F, 14th TX Inf., CSA SC # 02
Civil War Veterans buried in Midland, Texas SC # 21
Civil War Veterans, files (Midland County) SC # 21
Clark, Betty & Ken Gun Collection guns and artifacts SC # 40
Clark, Betty & Ken SC # 40
Clark, J.E. original owner and donor or Goss Collection SC # 29
Cline Library, AZ, donor of LC Ranch Collection SC # 33
Cobb, Joan Cervenka SC # 02
Cobb, Joan, donor of UDV papers SC # 21
Cofler, Raymond with Fred Carpenter, Feb 1976 interview SC # 09
Cofler, Raymond, interview SC # 09
Cole, Don, Medicine Show SC # 26
Cole, Judy, tape of SC # 15
Collom, J.P. Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Comfort, Margaret McNair, donor of George McNair letters SC # 41
Conf. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Conf. Veterans files, buried Fairview Cemetery, Midland SC # 21
Conf. Vets research material by Judy McClure, Wanda Perry, Ann Augburg SC # 21
Connine, Marty, Donor of Leona, McCormick Bryant Smith Quilt SC # 31
Conspiracy on the TO, The Killing of Foote Boykin, Robert, S. Rolling SC # 26
Cowden, George Franklin, Sr, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Cowden, William Hamby, Sr., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Craft At Work (The), from Scottish Rite News SC # 26
Crain, Marguerite Starr SC # 06
Cramer, T. Dudley, set of photographs of early ranch houses in Panhandle by SC # 07
Crawford, Helen (Family) SC # 08
Crawford, Helen, Collection SC # 08
Crossing the Plains, 1852. An account of the Journey from Ohio to California SC # 20
Custer, General, clippings, photos, postals SC # 46
Dake, C.:P. U.S. Marshal C.P. Dake's Special Account for the Earp Brothers SC # 30
Dawson, Billie, Civil Letter from SC # 21
De Vos, Julius, interviews SC # 09
Dean, Bob (microfilm loan) SC # 36
DeArment, R.K. Bloody Easter SC # 26
Discovery of Old Friends Leads to Publication, Ross McSwain SC # 26
Donaldson, John R. Newspaper Collection SC # 35
Dyer, Benjamin Franklin, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Earl Vandale on the Trail of Texas Books SC # 22
Earp Brothers of Tombstone, Letters about publication of and Reviews and Bios SC # 30
Earp, Josie, Interview with Laing, Jeanne re: Josie SC # 30
Earp, Vionlia -The Cason Manuscript, She Married Wyatt Earp, by Mabel Earp Cason SC # 30
Edson, James Eugene, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
El Paso as a Health Resort, by Chas. T. Race, M.D., 1844 SC # 05
Ellebracht, Pat SC # 09
Ellebracht, Irvin, interview SC # 09
Ellebracht, Irvin, Mason County, with Lisa Brollier, c. 1970's interview SC # 09
Ellebracht, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin, with Fred Carpenter, 10 Jun 1976 interview SC # 09
Ellebracht, Pat and Vos, Julius De, 8 Jun 1997, interview SC # 09
Enola Gay B-29, Pyote, slides-photos SC # 39
Erskine, Diary of Michael, see JEH, IV, A, #11, Wallet #1 SC # 03
Essay, “Texas!” by Leona McCormick. Hand decorated by A. Lanham SC # 31
Fairview Cemetery, Midland, photos of graves and files of Conf. Vets SC # 21
Fisher, Ed Collection SC # 26
Fisher, Ed, Correspondence w/ Haley Library SC # 26
Fitzgerald, Judge James. Donor of Goss Collection SC # 29
Flood, Terrence, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Foote Boykin, The Killing of, by Robert S. Rolling SC # 26
Fort Belknap, Texas, history SC # 13
Fort Belknap, various articles related to SC # 13
Fort Davis Centennial Parade, slides-photos SC # 39
Fort Davis Centennial, 1954, slides-photos SC # 39
Fort Stockton, Texas, April 1859-December 1874, Microfilm SC # 36
Fort Stockton, Texas, January 1875-June 1886, Microfilm SC # 36
Foster, William, photograph and article SC # 06
Frank Waters "Truth or Travesty?", by Roy B. Young, WOLA SC # 30
Frontier Times , Summer, 1959, page 4. clipping SC # 38
Frontier Times, March, 1976, two copies, article by Eve Ball on Henry Record SC # 11
Ft. Stockton Map, Geological Survey SC # 03
Gazalle, Jack, donor of Thorniley Collection SC # 20
Geer, Harold A, clippings, bio, photo SC # 46
Gill, Ted, tape of SC # 15
Glanton, John Research files fin James Greer Collection SC # 10
Glenn, Skelton mss files SC # 27
Glenn, W. Skelton File (An artificially created file from JEH, RNM, LBW, re: Glenn) SC # 27
Glenn, William Jones Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Good Family Reunion, 13 May 1917 Photocopy of SC # 38
Goss, Robert G., Texas Ranger SC # 29
Grammer, Joseph C., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Greer, James Kimmins Collection SC # 10
Greer, James Kimmins, Correspondence: 1926-1933 SC # 10
Guide to the Harwood P. Hinton Collection 1874-1995”, Cent. for Am. Hist., The UT SC # 39
Haddon, Judy, tape of SC # 15
Haley, J. Evetts Jr., Article and Notes SC # 01
Hallewell, Hildreth, A Review of Frank Waters and the Earp Book SC # 30
Hardeman, Dorsey, tape of SC # 15
Hardin “Old West Collectors Series” Printed post card, picture of SC # 40
Hardin business card – “Hardin, Attorney at Law, El Paso” SC # 40
Hardin, Bail Bond issued for, Texas vs Hardin, re; holdup of Gem Saloon 1 May 1895 SC # 40
Harrell Ranch House, Scurry County, TX photo SC # 07
Harvey, Mrs. Paul SC # 05
Hendrey, Gene, tape of SC # 15
Hinton, Harwood P Collection, slides and photos of general subjects SC # 39
Hodge, Kegans, and Pevehouse Family Traditions, by Marguerite Crain SC # 06
Hodnett, Thomas Jefferson, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Holcombe, William Franklin, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Holloway, Willis A., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Holm, Gill, tape of SC # 15
Holt, John Oscar, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Hooker, Forrestine C., An Arizona Vendetta (The Truth about Wyatt Earp) SC # 30
Hornung, Chuck G. Collection SC # 30
Hornung, Chuck, Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday in Las Vegas, New Mexico SC # 30
Horsehead Crossing and Cattle Trail maps SC # 03
Horsehead Crossing SC # 03
Hotel Paso Del Norte SC # 05
Houston Dock Strike of 1936 SC # 29
Huffman, Leland, tape of SC # 15
Hunt, Col. (Journal) SC # 03
Hunt’s, Col., Journal, 1869, review by James Bell SC # 03
Hutchison, Archibald Benian, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Hutchison, John Dickinson, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Hyatt, John Seth, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Indian arrowhead from near Blue Caves west of Odessa, spring SC # 39
Indian arrowhead picked up in Sandhills north of Blue Caves near Monahans, Texas SC # 39
Indian Cave near No Trees, slides-photos SC # 39
James J. Byrne - A Many Faced Man, by Ed Fisher SC # 26
Jowell family papers, photos SC # 11
Jowell Ranch House, Palo Pinto County, TX photo SC # 07
Jowell, Holt SC # 11
Jowell, J. Holt Collection combined with file from JEH, II, G, 5 - J. Holt Jowell SC # 11
Jowell, J. Holt photo files SC # 11
Jowell, J. Holt, brochures, letters, newspapers magazines, etc., and family history SC # 11
Jowell, Spence photos SC # 11
JY ranch photo SC # 07
Kansas, Meade County, XI Ranch SC # 01
Kegans, Clarinda Pevehouse, memoirs of SC # 06
Kegans, James Bingham, photograph and article SC # 06
Kegans, John, photograph and article SC # 06
Kegans, Pevehouse and Hodge Family Traditions, by Marguerite Crain SC # 06
Kegens, Clarinda Pevehouse, photograph SC # 06
Key, Elizabeth Coffey Collection SC # 12
Kilgore, Texas Rangers investigation, 1936-39 SC # 29
King, William Andrew, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Koock, William, interview SC # 09
KS, Meade County SC # 01
Laing, Jeanne, Interview with re: Josie Earp, Spring 2001 SC # 30
Land of the High Sky, Stories Along the Pecos", as told by Sue Wilson SC # 24
Landrum Society SC # 37
Las Escarbadas Division Headquarters, XIT Ranch, Deaf Smith County, TX, 1970 SC # 07
Lawler, Jack J., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
LC Ranch Collection SC # 33
LC Ranch, NM SC # 33
Lea, Remembering Tom Lea, by Al Lowman SC # 48
Ledbetter, Barbara A. Collection (no inventory) SC # 13
Ledger. “Roy C. Bullock, File No. 115-292, Cattle Record” SC # 32
Letter re: Hardin weapons, 1989 SC # 40
LIT Outfit taken near Tascosa, TX, Summer 1898, Theodore Cotton SC # 25
Little, William A., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Locklin, Dee, tape of SC # 15
London School Disaster of 1937 SC # 29
Longhorn picture SC # 08
Lowman, Al Collection, article by SC # 48
LT Ranch, Headquarters, May 1, 1907, Beal Queen SC # 25
LT Range Cows, Feb 2 1908, Folsom, NM, Reverse-Beal Queen SC # 25
Lundie, William Henry, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Lyons, Thomas and Angus Campbell(founders of the LC Ranch, clippings SC # 33
Mammoth Saturday Gazette, 1849 (1) SC # 35
Maps, Geological Survey, Sonora, San Angelo, Ft. Stockton SC # 03
Marrs, Bob Collection (ledgers) SC # 14
Martin, Mrs. Charles Collection, notebooks, tapes, Texas history SC # 15
Martin, Nancy, tape of SC # 15
Mason County TX, Papers, tapes and clippings. SC # 09
Mason County TX, video tape "Early Days of Mason County, Texas" SC # 09
Massengale, Bob, letters to Beale Queen, 1936-37 SC # 19
Masterson (JY) Bunkhouse, King County, TX SC # 07
Masterson Bunkhouse photo SC # 07
McCl;ung, Anne, donor SC # 21
McClintic, George Thomas, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
McClintic, Henry, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
McClure, Judy, Conf. Vets research material by SC # 21
McColkin, Dorothy, tape of SC # 15
McCormick, Leona, Essay “Texas!” SC # 31
McFee Family Album SC # 44
McGrew, Norma Collection SC # 32
McKee Family Album SC # 44
McManis George Washington, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
McMullin, John, research files in James Greer Collection SC # 10
McNair, George W. Letters, 1895-1896 SC # 41
McSwain, Ross, Discovery of Old Friends Leads to Publication SC # 26
McWilliams, R. donor of Key Collection SC # 12
Medicine Show, Don Cole SC # 26
Member New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, Metal sign, for fence or vehicle SC # 32
Menu, "The Gold Room", c. 1940-50's SC # 05
Microfilm, Camp Pena Colorado, TX, March 1880-February 1893 SC # 36
Microfilm, copy #617, Roll #1229, Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916 SC # 36
Microfilm, copy #617, Roll #1230, Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916 SC # 36
Microfilm, copy #617, Roll #901, Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916 SC # 36
Microfilm, Fort Stockton, Texas, April 1859-December 1874 SC # 36
Microfilm, Fort Stockton, Texas, January 1875-June 1886 SC # 36
Midland Genealogical Society Collection, newsletters, clippings, etc. SC # 16
Milton, Jeff, coffee port (displayed) SC # 17
Moller Ernest SC # 01
Mooar, J. Wright, Ranch House, Scurry County, TX photo SC # 07
Moore, Judge Allen, tape of SC # 15
Morse, D.L., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Moseley, William J., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Mumford, Elihu Johnson, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Murphey, Diaries of Mrs. Helen Geyer , 1917-1967 SC # 17
Murphey, John, Helen Collection, interviews, diaries, Argentine artifacts, Bugbee dwg. SC # 17
Naylor's Epic-Century Magazine, issue April, 1936, Vol. 3, No. 1 SC # 11
Neal’s Saturday Gazette (1844,1849 (6) SC # 35
Nelson, Stan, Collection, articles written by and correspondence SC # 47
Nevill, V.G., tape of SC # 15
New Mexico Stockman, December 1950, Vol. XV, No. 12.“Our Brands in the Issue” SC # 32
New York Weekly Tribune, 18541872 (14) SC # 35
Newspaper - El Paso Daily Times, El Paso, Texas, August 188 SC # 05
Newspaper - El Paso Sentinel, El Paso, Texas, 1 Jun 1873 SC # 05
Newspaper - El Paso Sentinel, El Paso, Texas, 14 Jun 1873 SC # 05
Newspaper - El Paso Southwest, El Paso, Texas, 1 Jul 1886 SC # 05
Newspaper - Evening Gossip, Tombstone, A.T., 29 Mar 1881 SC # 05
Newspaper - Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner, 26 Mar 1881 SC # 05
Newspaper - The Two Republics, El Paso, Texas, 10 Jun 1886 SC # 05
Newspaper - Weekly Chronicle, San Francisco, Calif., 7 April 1881 SC # 05
Newspaper, The Kyle Weekly Nutshell, obituary of William M. Perry SC # 38
Newspapers, Donaldson Collection SC # 35
Newspapers, Misc. 1843-1969 SC # 35
NM, Chavez County, items related to Sheriff Tyson SC # 38
Odessa Meteor Crater, slides-photos SC # 39
Oil Show Parade, 1954, slides-photos SC # 39
Old Trail Driver, author unknown, Clipping of SC # 31
On the 1915 Murder in Sierra Blanca of Foote Boykin, S.R. Simpson SC # 26
Palo Pinto Co. TX, History Book; "Stuarts "Blab' Wire Fence" SC # 08
Palo Pinto Co. TX, History Book; "The Simpson Crawford Fences" SC # 08
Palo Pinto Co. TX, History Book; "What is a Dipping Vat?" SC # 08
Patterson, Gwen, Cline Library, Northern AZ Univ., donor of LC Ranch Collection SC # 33
Patterson, Paul tape of SC # 15
Pecos County Notes (Bell Collection) SC # 03
Perry, Wanda, Conf. Vets research material by SC # 21
Pevehouse, Clarinda, ancestry of SC # 06
Pevehouse, Kegans and Hodge Family Traditions,by Marguerite Crain SC # 06
Potter, Bill Collection, football shoulder pads from 1920’s, Midland High SC # 18
Potter, William, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Powers, S.F. letter to Beale Queen, 1936 SC # 19
Prendergast, Andrew Thomas, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Queen Beale, correspondence, 1936-1937 SC # 19
Queen, Beale Collection SC # 19
Queen, Beale, photo SC # 25
Quilt, Ranch Brands, made 1934, 68”x78” SC # 31
Quirts of Billy Bryant SC # 31
Rankin, William Thomas, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Ray, Greenberry, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Reagan County (Bell Collection) SC # 03
Real Tombstone Travesty (The). from Bechdolt to Boyer, by Gary L. Roberts, WOLA SC # 30
Reeves, Barbara tape of SC # 15
Report of the Secretary of War, 1848, (see Library) SC # 05
Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916, Microfilm, copy #617, Roll #901 SC # 36
Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916, Microfilm, copy #617, Roll #1230 SC # 36
Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916, Microfilm, copy #617, Roll #1229 SC # 36
Rhodes, Mary Willis SC # 43
Rhodes, Mary Willis Collection, incl. photographs SC # 43
Richardson, S.O., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
River That Was (The), by Ed Fisher SC # 26
Waters Travesty (The), by Jeffrey Wheat SC # 30
Robert, William SC # 01
Roberts, Dr. Gary L., Allie's Story, Mrs. Virgil Earp and the "Tombstone Travesty" SC # 30
Roberts, Dr. Gary L., Whose Voice? The Heart of the Tombstone Travesty SC # 30
Roberts, Dr. Gary L., The Real Tombstone Travesty, from Bechdolt to Boyer SC # 30
Rogers, Williams Everett, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Rolling, Robert S. Conspiracy on the TO, The Killing of Foote Boykin SC # 26
Roundup, Y Ranch, July 1928, 37 individuals, 4 autos, chuck wagon Vintage photo SC # 31
Saddle makers, Bob Marrs, Amarillo SC # 14
San Angelo, Map, Geological Survey SC # 03
Saturday Evening Post, 1848-1856 (9) SC # 35
Scout trip to Iraan, slides-photos SC # 39
Settlement of the Llano Estacado, by Ed Fisher SC # 26
Seven Brothers Theus Confederate Fighters; by Cobb & Sowell, 1999 SC # 21
Simpson, S.R., On the 1915 Murder in Sierra Blanca of Foote Boykin SC # 26
Sitton, Elbert R., Letter from SC # 38
Slaton, Bob, donor of McFee Album SC # 44
Smart, Brice Miller, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Smith, Leona, McCormick Bryant Collection SC # 31
Smith, Zeno Collection, Scrapbooks SC # 45
Sonora, Map, Geological Survey SC # 03
Southwesterner (newspapers) (1962-63 (2) SC # 35
Sowell, Carolyn, donor of UDC papers SC # 21
Sparks, Dick, donor SC # 21
Spicer Trial Testimony. Hornung’s copy filed with RNM, VI, GG SC # 30
Spurs of Billy Bryant SC # 31
Stand on Solid Ground, by Ed Fisher SC # 26
Stock certificates for Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co. (9) SC # 38
Stockman’s Saddle Shop, Amarillo SC # 14
Stones Unturned, Bios of Confed. Vets buried at Fairview Cemetery, Midland, TX SC # 21
Story of Travel in Texas, by Mrs. Wilson Bryant Typed mss of SC # 31
Strack, Mrs. Dean “Tommie” SC # 04
Strack, Mrs. Dean “Tommie” SC # 04
Straugh, Betty, tape of SC # 15
Taped Interviews (transcripts) SC # 01
Terfertiller, Casey, -What Was Not In Tombstone Travesty SC # 30
Texas Ranger Robert G. Goss papers SC # 29
Texas Rangers articles SC # 24
Texas Rangers photos transferred to JEH Collection (HH-91.1 to 91.10) SC # 24
Texas, an essay by Leona McCormick. Hand decorated by A. Lanham SC # 31
Texas, Bexar County, RR Survey SC # 03
Texas, El Paso (newspapers) SC # 05
Texas, Fort Belknap, history SC # 13
Texas, Mason County, history SC # 09
Texas, Midland County, Fairview Cemetery SC # 21
Texas, Palo Pinto County, history SC # 08
Texas, Pecos County notes SC # 03
Texas, Presidio County, Brite Ranch SC # 28
Texas, Reagan County SC # 03
Texas, Shacklelford County (Albany), history SC # 12
These Riders Hit the Trail, from unknown publication Clipping of SC # 31
Thomas, Edward, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Thorney Trail, 1972-1990 (placed in Library) SC # 16
Thorniley, John C. Collection, diary SC # 20
Thurber Bricks from the 1920’s. One is a “paving” brick the other a “regular” brick SC # 39
Tombstone Epitaph. All issues from Jan 79 to Dec 2004 SC # 30
Tombstone Travesty vs The Earp Brothers of Tombstone, by Editors, WOLA SC # 30
Tombstone Travesty, by Frank Waters, mss of 1st version SC # 30
Trade tokens from Strawn Merchandise Company, Strawn, TX SC # 39
Tweedle Line SC # 06
Two Glass Buttons, mss, galley proofs, legal documents, clippings etc. SC # 06
Tyson, Ed M, items related to SC # 38
Tyson, Ed M. Collection, photos, clippings, etc. SC # 38
Tyson, Jont, donor of Tyson Collection SC # 38
Tyson, W.S. items related to SC # 38
U.S. Marshal C.P. Dake's Special Account for the Earp Brothers. C.P. Dake SC # 30
United Daughters of the Confederacy SC # 21
United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection SC # 21
US Gov. Report of the Secretary of War, 1848, (see Library) SC # 05
Vandale, Capt. John J., donor of Vandale Collection SC # 22
Vandale, Earl Collection, Diaries 1911-1952, notes, clippings, books, interviews SC # 22
Vandale, Earl Collection, File location: JEH,IV,A,17 SC # 22
Vandale, Earl Collection, see also - corres. files in file drawers 57-60 SC # 22
Vos, Julius De, interview by Pat Ellebracht, 8 Jun 1997 SC # 09
Ward, Flo, Collection, two photographs SC # 23
Warfield, Jimmy, tape of SC # 15
Warren Family SC # 01
Warren, John R., Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Waters, Frank, -Tombstone Travesty, mss of 1st version SC # 30
Weight tickets “Weighed on Fairbanks Type-Registering Beam” dated 1953 SC # 32
West Texas Cow-Boys' South American Adventures, by Ed Fisher SC # 26
West Texas Scenes, slides-photos SC # 39
Western Writers Convention in 1963 by Gill Holm, and Paul Patterson, tapes from SC # 15
What Was Not In Tombstone Travesty, by Casey Terfertiller, WOLA SC # 30
Wheat, Jeffrey, The Waters Travesty SC # 30
White, Zack SC # 05
Whose Voice? The Heart of the Tombstone Travesty, by Dr. Gary L. Roberts, WOLA SC # 30
Wild Horse Race, Carlsbad, NM, 1939 SC # 07
William Koock, Mason, TX, with Fred Carpenter, 3 Feb 1976.interview SC # 09
Wilson Family (John H.) SC # 24
Wilson, John Henry Collection SC # 24
Windham, William Marion, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Wolcott, William Henry, Confed. Vet. buried at Fairview Cem. Midland SC # 21
Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday in Las Vegas, New Mexico, by Chuck Hornung SC # 30
Wyatt Earp's New Mexico Adventures. Old West, Summer 1999 SC # 30
XI Employees: Ernest Moller SC # 01
XI Ranch (Meade County, Kansas; Adams Family SC # 01
XI Ranch, Cattle Drives SC # 01
XI Ranch, Hog Farming SC #0 1
XI Ranch, Map of Lane Place SC # 01
XI Ranch, Maps SC # 01
XI Ranch photos SC # 01
XIT Ranch photos SC # 07
Y Ranch, Roundup, July 1928, 37 individuals, 4 autos, chuck wagon Vintage photo SC # 31
Young, Roy B. - Frank Waters "Truth or Travesty?" SC # 30
Young, Sam, interview of SC # 17
Young, Sam, interview SC # 17
Zesh, Kurt, Fort Mason, TX, with Fred Carpenter, February 2,1976, interview SC # 09
Zurick artifacts (see inventory) SC # 25
Zurick family and ranch photographs SC # 25
Zurick, John & Lily Collection (an extensive family collection, see inventory) SC # 25

D. INVENTORIES OF SMALL COLLECTIONS

SC #1 - ADAMS (HORACE GREELY, SR.) COLLECTION

Papers, photos
One wallet, 3"
Collection consists of the history of the XI Ranch (Meade County, Kansas; Adams Family
The files were photocopied from material furnished by H.G. "Kell" Adams IV of Kansas in 1995.

INVENTORY
File Folders:
William Robert
Adams Family
Horace Greely Adams, Sr.
Article and Notes by J. Evetts Haley, Jr.
Taped Interviews (transcripts)
Billy the Kid
Warren Family
Map of Lane Place
Cattle Trails
Chisum Family
Sallie Chisum Diary (portions)
XI Employees: Ernest Moller
Maps
Cattle Drives
Photos
Hog Farming

SC #2 - JAMES HARVEY ARMSTRONG COLLECTION

Letters
One wallet, 1/4"
Contains the Civil War letters of James Harvey Armstrong, 1863-1865
Gift of Joan Cervenka Cobb, Oct 1999

INVENTORY
The Civil War Letters of James Harvey Armstrong, Co. F, 14th Texas Infantry, Confederate States Army
Twenty-five letters from 1863 to 1865
55 pages, incl. one sheet photocopy of an original letter
Donated October 1999 by Joan Cervenka Cobb, Midland, TX
The collection is edited and copyrighted by Joan Cervenka Cobb, 1994-1996 President of Seven Brothers Theus Chapter #2393, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Midland, TX

SC #3 - JAMES E. BECK COLLECTION

Papers
One wallet, 2"
Collection consists of several folders of material on Texas history, used by JEH in production of The Diary of Michael Erskine
Gift of James E. Beck, November 1982
Location: Due to use of this Collection in the preparation of The Diary of Michael Erskine it is still filed with that research file - JEH, IV, A, #11, Wallet #1

INVENTORY
Folders:
Horsehead Crossing and Cattle Trail maps
Maps, Geological Survey (5)
Sonora (1), San Angelo (2), Ft. Stockton (2)
Col. Hunt's Journal, 1869 and a review by James Bell
Pecos County Notes
Historical Society
Butterfield Stage
Reagan County
Bexar County, RR Survey

SC #4 - JOHN W. BENTLEY COLLECTION

Letters, 1860-1864
One wallet, 1"
Collection consists of ten Civil War letters from John W. Bentley, one from Wm. T. Beaver and one from Edward Bagby
Loan of Mrs. Dean "Tommie" Strack, 1999

INVENTORY
The Civil War letters of John W. Bentley (10), Wm. T. Beaver (1) and Edward Bagby (1)

John Bentley Letters:
Page 1 18 Mar 1860 To: Sister
Page 2 3 Aug 1861 To: Sister
Page 3 17 Aug 1861 To: Father
Page 4 28 Aug 1861 To: Sister
Page 5 1 Sep 1861 To: Father
Page 6 13(15) Sep 1861 To: Father
Page 8 18 Oct 1861 To: Sister
Page 10 18 May 1862 To: Sister
Page 11 nd To: Sister
Page 12 nd To: Father
The Wm. T. Beaver Letter:
Page 13 4 Dec 1861 To: Sam
The Edward Bagby Letter:
Page 15 9 Jul 1864 To: Sister

This set of letters on indefinite loan from Mrs. Dean "Tommie" Strack, Midland, TX, September 1999
Credit line on Loan Receipt: "Collection of Tommie Strack"
Originals returned July 2002 by Jim Bradshaw (Photocopies only now on file)

SC #5 - MARY WHITE BOYKIN COLLECTION

Newspapers and other items
One wallet, 1"
Collection consists of a number of newspapers from Waco, San Francisco, El Paso, Tombstone, and New York, 1873-1887. Also a pamphlet and menu from early El Paso. The Report of the Secretary of War, 1848, was transferred to the Library.
Gift of Mary Boykin. Her father was Zack White, prominent pioneer of El Paso who owned Hotel Paso Del Norte, with daughters Mrs. Boykin and Mrs. Paul Harvey.

INVENTORY
Newspapers:
Evening Gossip, Tombstone, A.T., 29 Mar 1881
El Paso Daily Times, El Paso, TX, August 1887, "Midsummer Trade Edition"
El Paso Sentinal, El Paso, TX, 14 Jun 1873
El Paso Sentinal, El Paso, TX, 1 Jun 1873
El Paso Southwest, El Paso, TX, 1 Jul 1886
The Two Republics, El Paso, TX, 10 Jun 1886
Weekly Chronicle, San Francisco, CA., 7 April 1881
Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner, 26 Mar 1881
Pamphlet:
"El Paso as a Health Resort," by Chas. T. Race, M.D., 1844
Menu:
"The Gold Room," c. 1940-50's
Periodical:
Report of the Secretary of War, 1848, Examination of New Mexico by Lt. B. W. Apert, 30th Cong, (Senate), 1st Session, Ex. Doc. #23.
This item was moved to the Library Collection

SC #6 - MARGUERITE STARR CRAIN COLLECTION

Papers
Two wallets, 6"
Wallet #1: Contains the mss galleys and proof of her book "The Two Glass Buttons"
Wallet #2: All other papers related to the book and her research
Gift of Marguerite Starr Crain

INVENTORY
Photocopies of various legal documents – 58 sheets
Photocopies of various newspaper and magazine articles – 27 sheets
Ancestry of Clarinda Pevehouse – 4 sheets
Copy of memoirs of Clarinda Pevehouse Kegans – 6 sheets
Tweedle Line – 7 sheets
Kegans, Pevehouse and Hodge Faily Traditions (by Marguerite Crain) – 15 sheets
Photographs:
Clarinda Pevehouse Kegens
John Kegans, c.1850
Three men: James Bingham Kegans, John Kegans and William Foster w/ short article about them

SC #7 - T. DUDLEY CRAMER PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION

Photographs (7)
Filed loose in S/W chest
Photographs by Cramer of early ranch houses in Texas Panhandle
Gift of T. Dudley Cramer, September 1992

INVENTORY

  1. Wild Horse Race, Carlsbad, N.M. 1939
  2. Las Escarbadas Division Headquarters, XIT Ranch, Deaf Smith County, TX, 1970 (close-up)
  3. Las Escarbadas Division Headquarters, XIT Ranch, Deaf Smith County, TX, 1970 (windmill in background)
  4. J. Wright Mooar Ranch House, Scurry County, TX
  5. Masterson (JY) Bunkhouse, King County, TX
  6. Jowell Ranch House, Palo Pinto County, TX
  7. Harrell Ranch House, Scurry County, TX

Photos #2-7 are early ranch headquarters buildings and line camps, subsequently moved to the Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, TX
Prints are 9 ½ x12 ½ mounted on 16x20 boards
Original negatives were lost in the Oakland (Calif.) fire
There is set of these images at the Ranching Heritage Museum, Lubbock
Full descriptions with photographs
Filed in S/W Chest in middle room

SC #8 - HELEN CRAWFORD FAMILY COLLECTION

Clippings and artifact
One wallet, 1½"
Consists of a stick of barbed wire, and articles on the history of Palo Pinto County, TX
Gift of Helen Crawford and the Crawford family

INVENTORY
Strand of barbed wire
Card with picture of two longhorns
Articles from Palo Pinto Co. History Book:

"The Simpson Crawford Fences"

"Stuarts "Blab' Wire Fence"

"What is a Dipping Vat?"

Gift of Helen Crawford and the Crawford Family on the occasion of Mr. Haley's birthday, 1991

SC #9 - PAT ELLEBRACHT COLLECTION

Papers, tapes and clippings
One wallet, ½"
Consists of audio tapes of interviews, (w/ transcripts), clippings, correspondence primarily on the history of Mason County, TX
Some items filed under JEH,II,B, ELLEBRACHT, IRVIN
Tapes filed under JEH,VIII, SOUND AND VIDEO RECORDINGS
Gift of Pat Ellebracht, 1999

INVENTORY
Series I. Transcripts, correspondence and other material filed as the "Pat Ellebracht Collection" under Small Collections
Transcripts of interviews:
Irvin Ellebracht, Mason County, with Lisa Brollier, c. 1970's
Julius De Vos, interview by Pat Ellebracht, 8 Jun 1997
Kurt Zesh, Fort Mason, TX, with Fred Carpenter, Southwest Collection, Lubbock, TX, 2 Feb 1976
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Ellebracht with Fred Carpenter, Southwest Collection, Lubbock, TX, 10 Jun 1976
William Koock, Mason, TX, with Fred Carpenter, Southwest Collection, Lubbock, TX, 3 Feb 1976
Raymond Cofler with Fred Carpenter, Southwest Collection, Lubbock, TX, Feb 1976
Series II. Audio and Video tapes:
Video tape "Early Days of Mason County, Texas", created for Mason County Bank
The six audio tapes and one video tape were placed in JEH,VII, Sound and Video Recordings
Series III. Clippings were placed in the JEH,II,B, Ellebracht, Irvin file

All items relate to Mason, and Eastland Counties, TX history

SC #10 - JAMES KIMMINS GREER COLLECTION

Papers, 1926-1983, books
One wallet, 3"
Collection consists of correspondence and original research notes of James Kimmins Greer
Gift of Dr. James Kimmins Greer (in 1983) of Waco, who was an historian and author/editor of several books on history, including a biography of Jack Hays and the memoirs and biography of Buck Barry, Texas Ranger. Greer had a doctor of philosophy degree in history (U of Texas) and for 16 years was head of the history dept. at Howard College in Birmingham, AL.

INVENTORY
Books, papers and research notes dating from 1926-1983
CORRESPONDENCE: 1926-1933 and undated (186 leaves), includes letters from E.C. Barker, J.
Frank Dobie, J. Marvin Hunter, W. Turrentine Jackson, Rupert N. Richardson
RESEARCH FILE: John Glanton, 1947-1969 and undated (104 leaves, 1 magazine)
RESEARCH FILE: John McMullin, "The Great Western," the Yankee Blade, 1946-1948 and undated (103 leaves)
PHOTOSTATS: undated (16 leaves)
BOOK MATERIAL: 1935-1981 and undated (25 leaves)
PRINTED MATERIAL: 1933-1983 and undated (13 leaves)
A very detailed inventory will be placed in the Inventory Binder.
Books were placed in the general Library stacks.

SC #11 - J. HOLT JOWELL COLLECTION

Photos, brochures, letters, clippings, notebooks
One file box
Collection consists of papers, photos and mementos of the Holt family. Gift of the Jowell Family, 1988 and 1999
Temporarily filed in Haley Archives Room

PRELIMINARY INVENTORY, 15 Jan 1999

Combined with file from JEH, II, G, 5 - J. Holt Jowell Collection

Series I. Photographs

  1. 8x10 photo of cattle, no date or description
  2. 11x14 framed photo of
  3. 8x10, cowboys around chuck wagon, no identification or date
  4. 8x10, family grouping, full identification on back
  5. 5x8, seven men, c. 1940, identification on back
  6. 4 ¼ x6 ½, Spence Jowell, age in 20's
  7. 4 ¼ x6 ½, Spence Jowell, no date
  8. 5x7, Graduating Class, Spencer Jowell, Baylor University, Waco, TX
  9. 11x14, Eight riders, also negative and 5x7 print, and original printed copy (very fragile)
    11x16, all boxed in 11 ½ x15 black box

Series II. Brochures

  1. 8 ½ x11 brochure. "Time will not wait, The boy cannot," by Buffalo Trail Council, BSA, c. 1957, 16 pages, plus fold-out and covers
  2. 8x9 ½ brochure, "Only Youth can carry on," 12 pages plus fold-out and covers. 2 copies, one is signed by Jowell and 11 others
  3. 8 ½ x11 brochure, "To All Boys of U.S.A. Greetings," by Bob Beverly, signed, 12 pages plus cover w/ letter from Beverly, no date

Series III. Letters

  1. Letter from Mrs. Kenneth Harlow to Mr. Holt Jowell, 2 Apr 1969, one page
  2. Letters from Elmer Kelton (Livestock Weekly), 3 Jun 1980, 23 Jan 1979, 14 Mar 1980 and clipping from The Cattleman, Sept 1961, "Latin Rodeo" by Ray Camp
  3. 11x14 photographic copy of letter to "Frances" from "John A.," 1 July 1864, two copies, and typewritten copy
  4. Letter, from W.W. Lackey to M/M J. Holt Jowell, 25 Nov 1951
  5. Letter, from J.O. Holt, 16 May 1863 to Maj. S. Croom (laminated)

Series IV. Family History

  1. The Jowell History, 9«x11« black binder, by Mrs. Roy B. (Dennise Cobb) Davis, February 1975. 36 plastic sleeves containing the material. Includes 16 photo images. Loose; one plastic sleeve and a printed image of C.C. Slaughter
  2. Bundle of typed material related to Jowell family

Series V. Newspaper Articles and Clippings

  1. Clipping, "Ask Adam", Amarillo Globe-Times, Friday, November 7, 1975 re: Jowell Community
  2. Clipping, "Revisits Jal Ranch Headquarters Site," The Jal Record, Jal New Mexico, Thursday Sept. 22, 1966
  3. Clipping, "Midlanders Will Bid Farwell (sic) to Famous Hotel Scharbauer," Midland Reporter-Telegram, Sunday July 15, 1973
  4. Typed copies of articles from San Angelo Standard, Oct. 28, 1905; March 31, 1906; March 14, 1906; 28 April 1906

Series VI. Notebooks

  1. Eight vest pocket size notebooks, dated: 1900, 1900, 1905, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1922, 1929

Series VII. Documents

  1. Tax Receipt #375, Midland County, to J.O. Holt. (laminated), 1893
  2. Tax Receipt #1191, Williamson County, to J.O. Holt, 1881 (laminated)
  3. Form #58, Discharge Certificate, to William Hobson, signed by J.O. Holt, 1st Lt., 9 Apr 1864 (laminated)

Series VIII. Magazines and Magazine Articles

  1. Naylor's Epic-Century Magazine, issue April 1936, Vol. 3, No. 1
  2. Frontier Times, March 1976, two copies, featuring article by Eve Ball on Henry Record
  3. The Cattleman, August 1961, Jowell mentioned on page 133
  4. The Cattleman, September 1961 issue
  5. Article from Livestock Weekly, 1942, Around the Bull Pen, by Ray Camp, includes letter to Spence from Bob Beverly

Series IX. Misc.

  1. Poster, 9 3/4 x 12, "No steer is so fat...."
  2. Two page note, Christmas, 1984, 4x7
  3. One page fax, 29 Dec 1998, re: nomination to Cowboy Hall of Fame
  4. Check book, FNB, Midland, "J. O. Holt's Book" 1898

SC #12 - ELIZABETH COFFEY KEY COLLECTION

Clippings, slides and pamphlets
Two wallets, 4"
Collection consists of extensive newspaper clippings from the "Memory Lane" series on the history of Albany, Shackleford County, TX (1860-1970). A second file of clippings on Arizona (c. 1970). Also some slides and pamphlets.
Donated by R. McWilliams

INVENTORY
Wallet #1: Newspapers clippings about Albany, Shackleford County, TX, primarily from the "Memory Lane" series. Events covered from 1860-1970. Slides of the "Albany Parade", c. 1970s.
Wallet #2: Newspaper clippings on Arizona mostly from the 1970's. Slides of Arizona scenes. Some pamphlets.

SC #13 - BARBARA A. LEDBETTER COLLECTION

Papers
One wallet, 2 ½"
Collection consists of various papers related to Fort Belknap, Texas, "Young County Civil War Dead" and other interesting material on Texas history
Gift of Barbara A. Ledbetter, 1987-1989

INVENTORY
None

SC #14 - BOB MARRS COLLECTION

Papers
One wallet, 3 ½"
Collection consists of two ledgers (1942-1950) from his Stockman's Saddle Shop in Amarillo, Texas and one letter
Gift of Bob Marrs

INVENTORY
Ledgers (or "order books") from the Bob Marrs, Stockman's Saddle Shop, Amarillo, TX
Ledger #1 covers the period from 13 Apr 1942 to 26 Dec 1945
Ledger #2 covers the period from 2 Jan 1946 to 17 Jul 1950
One letter from Betty Marrs, 25 Feb 1992
Bob Marrs began as a cowboy at the age of 15, working at ranches in Arizona, Texas, California, and Oklahoma. He became, in 1951, a saddler in Amarillo, owning and operating the Stockman's Saddle Shop until retirement in 1992.

SC #15 - MRS. CHARLES MARTIN COLLECTION

Papers and audio tapes
Two wallets, 5"
Collection consists of research notes and audio tapes on Texas history and various genealogies
Gift of Mrs. John P. Butler

INVENTORY
The notebooks and tapes of Mrs. Charles Martin
I. Magnetic tape recordings. Six reels of 7" (1/4" x 1200') of various events from 1957 to 1963.
Tapes include two talks at the Western Writers Convention in 1963 by Gill Holm, and Paul Patterson. Other tapes carry the names of: V.G. Nevill, Judy Cole, Jimmy Warfield, Barbara Reeves, Judy Haddon, Betty Straugh, Gloria Bingham, Nancy Martin, Joan Campbell, Lida Carter, Dorothy McColkin, Ted Gill, Leeland Huffman, Dee Locklin, Judge Allen Moore, Gene Hendreyx, and Dorsey Hardeman.
II. Twenty-two spiral steno notebooks containing notes on a variety of historical subjects including some genealogical information. No effort has been made to inventory these notes but they seem to cover Texas history incl. the Civil War period.

SC #16 - MIDLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY COLLECTION

Papers, periodicals, artifact
One box, 11" x 18" x 5"
Collection consists of magazines and newsletters of Midland Genealogical Society. The Thorney Trail magazines (1972-1990) placed in Library. Balance filed in Archives. One artifact placed in display case.
Gift of Mrs. C.H. "Lola" Burchitt

INVENTORY
Series I. Thirty-nine issues of The Thorney Trail. 1972 to 1990. Placed in Library.
Series II. Midland Genealogical Society Newsletters
Series III. Clipping file
Series IV. Four magazines (4) containing articles on JFK assassination and Prince Ranier and various newspapers, primarily on Midland historical celebrations and events
Series V. Artifact: A "taba calzaba," the ankle bone of a steer used in a pampas game by Gauchos in Argentina. Made of bone and brass, 4"x2"x2". Placed in Argentina display case with two others.

The Thorney Trail - Midland Genealogical Society

Vol. I 1 November 72
Vol. I 2 May 73
Vol. II 1 November 74
Vol. II 2 May 74
Vol. III 1 November 74(75)
Vol. III 2 May 75
Vol. IV 1 September 75
Vol. IV 2 December 75
Vol. IV 3 March 76
Vol. IV 4 June 76
Vol. V 1 Summer 76
Vol. V 2 Fall 76
Vol. V 3 Winter 77
Vol. V 4 Spring 77
Vol. VI 1 Summer 77
Vol. VI 2 Fall 77
Vol. VI 3/4 Winter/Spring 78
Vol. VII 1 Summer/Fall 78
Vol. VII 2 Winter/Spring 79
Vol. VIII 1 Summer/Fall 79
Vol. VIII 2 Winter/Spring 80
Vol. IX 1 Summer/Fall 80
Vol. IX 2 Winter/Spring 81
Vol. X 1 Summer/Fall 81
Vol. X 2 Winter/Spring 82
Vol. XI 1 Summer/Fall 82
Vol. XI 2 Winter/Spring 83
Vol. XII 1 Summer/Fall 83
Vol. XIII 1 Summer/Fall 84
Vol. XIV 1 Summer/Fall 85
Vol. XIV 2 Winter/Summer 86
Vol. XV 1 Summer/Fall 86
Vol. XV 2 Spring 87
Vol. XVI 1 Fall 87
Vol. XVI 2 Spring 88
Vol. XVII 1 Fall 88
Vol. XVII 2 Spring 89
Vol. XVIII 1 Fall 89
Vol. XVIII 2 Spring 90

SC #17 - JOHN AND HELEN MURPHEY COLLECTION

Interviews, Gaucho artifacts, diaries, art, books and periodicals
Two wallets, 9"; Art and artifacts on display
Collection consists of taped interviews with Mrs. Murphey, Argentine gaucho artifacts, the diaries of Helen Geyer Murphey (1917-1967), Harold Bugbee drawings and Jeff Milton's coffee pot. Books and periodicals are shelved in Library.
Gifts of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Murphey. Donated from 1977 through 1985

INVENTORY
Wallet #1:
Transcript of taped interviews, 29 Jul 1985, 202 pages, 2 copies.
Interview with Sam Young, 3 Aug 1985, 12 pages, 1 copy
Interview with John and Helen Murphey, 19 Feb 1974, 26 pages, 3 copies
Interview notes on steno pad
General correspondence file
Wallet #2: Diaries of Mrs. Helen Murphey

#1. 1917-1918
#2. 1921-1924
#3. 1933-1937
#4. 1938-1942
#5. 1943-1947
#6. 1948-1951
#7. 1954
#8. 1955
#9. 1959
#10. 1967

Artifacts are on display or stored in vault. Books are shelved in the Library. Full details in Collection Information files.

SC #18 - BILL POTTER COLLECTION

Artifact
One wallet
Collection consists of a pair of football shoulder pads Potter wore in the 1920's at Midland High School. This is the same time JEH also played on the team.
Gift of

INVENTORY
See above

SC #19 - BEALE QUEEN COLLECTION

Papers (1897-1970)
One wallet, 3"
Collection consists of brand books, letters and papers of Beale Queen
This collection received 21 Apr 1992. Donors name not in files.

INVENTORY

#1. Brand book, black, 3-ring binder, 4 1/4" x 7 1/4", dated 30 Jul 1925. Looseleaf, typed and hand written. Inside pocket contains:
- Card - "Working Press", Mrs. Beale Queen, brand notes on back
- Letter - 9 Nov 1936, from Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assoc., W.H. Sweeney
- Letter - 18 Jul 1936, from Dayton Moses
- Papers for Pierce Arrow truck
- Tickets (2) for gasoline, 4 Jan 1937, 4, Feb 1937
- Post Card
- Card for McClains' Roundup
#2. Brand book of the State of N.M., Alb. 1915
#3. Supplement #1 to the 1915 Brand Book of State of N.M. Alb. 1917, 4 1/4" x 7 3/4",wraps
#4. "School Reading by Grades," Second Year, James Baldwin, N.Y.,, 1897, boards, poor condition
#5. Report Cards (3) Beale Queen, Channing, Texas, 7th, 8th and 9th grades (1912-1914)
#6. Weekly Reminder Book (5x7), Jan 1958 to Nov 1970. A record of breeding and foals, lists of horses sold, etc.
#7. Check stub book, nd
#8. Applications (5) to Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assoc., blank but signed by W.H. Sweeney
#9. Report blank for Hog and Milk Cow Report, 1936
#10. Letter, 29 Jun 1936, from Bob Massengale, Texas DPS, Special Ranger Commission
#11. Letter, 22 Dec 1936, from Bob Massengale, Texas DPS, re: Ranger Commission
#12. Letter, 8 Mar 1937, from Bob Massengale, Texas DPS, blank petition re: law restricting Rangers
#13. Letter, 26 Jul 1936, from S. F. Powers re: cattle theft
#14. Letter, Nov 1936, from Cattle Sanitary Board (N.M.) list of stock reported strayed or stolen
#15. Letter, 3 Mar 1937, same subject as above

SC #20 - JOHN C. THORNILEY COLLECTION

Diary, 1852
One wallet 2 ½'
Collection consists of original diary, one photocopy and one typed copy of the John C. Thorniley Diary, Crossing the Plains, 1852. An account of the journey from Ohio to California.
Gift of Jack Gazalle, 1977

INVENTORY
Original diary in 2 vols. of John C. Thorniley, entitled "Crossing the Plains, 1852". An account of the journey from Ohio to California.
In addition to the two original diaries there is a complete photocopy and one typed copy.
Note in file:
John C. Thorniley, relative of Laura Williamson McNicols (was Jack Gazalle's great aunt) the aunt of Virginia Strong Gazalle (my mother). (Jack Gazalle) was landman with British American for years. Gift to the Library of Jack W. Gazalle, Midland, (friend of Ray Whiteside).

SC #21 - UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY COLLECTION

Papers, photographs, publications
Three wallets, 8"
Collection consists of research papers, photographs and published articles on Confederate Veterans buried at Fairview Cemetery, Midland, TX
Presented to Library by Carolyn Sowell and Joann Cobb, September 1999 on behalf of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Midland, TX

INVENTORY
Series I. Veterans Files. Research material on each of the 40 Veterans buried at Fairview Cemetery, Midland, TX. Two wallets.
Series II. Publications

A. Seven Brothers Theus Confederate Fighters; Compiled by Joan Cervenka Cobb and Carolyn E. Sowell, 1999
B. Stones Unturned, Biographies of Confederate Veterans Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Midland Texas; Compiled by Carolyn E. Sowell and Joan Cervenka Cobb.
 

Series III. Research material collected by Judy McClure, Wanda Linam Perry and Ann Auburg.
Green report binder and red ring binder.
Series IV. Photographs and negatives. Negatives and prints of tombstones at Fairview Cemetery by Joan Cobb and Wanda Perry. In blue ring binder.

List of Confederate Veterans Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Midland, TX
Baker, Lemuel K.
Bizzell, Francis Marion
Bounds, Michael M.
Brunson, Almorane B.
Collom, J.P.
Cowden, George Franklin, Sr.
Cowden, William Hamby, Sr.
Dyer, Benjamin Franklin
Edson, James Eugene
Flood, Terrence
Glenn, William Jones
Grammer, Joseph C.
Hodnett, Thomas Jefferson
Holcombe, William Franklin
Holloway, Willis A.
Holt, John Oscar
Hutchison, Archibald Benian
Hutchison, John Dickinson
Hyatt, John Seth
King, William Andrew
Lawler, Jack J.
Little, William A.
Lundie, William Henry
McClintic, George Thomas
McClintic, Henry
McManis George Washington
Morse, D.L.
Moseley, William J.
Mumford, Elihu Johnson
Potter, William
Prendergast, Andrew Thomas
Rankin, William Thomas
Ray, Greenberry
Richardson, S.O.
Rogers, Williams Everett
Smart, Brice Miller
Thomas, Edward
Warren, John R.
Windham, William Marion
Wolcott, William Henry
Series V. Civil War Letter from Billie Dawson and 1863 one cent piece.
Donated by Dick Sparks and Jo Anne McClurg, March 2001

SC #22 - EARL VANDALE COLLECTION

Diaries (1911-1952), historical notes, clippings, books
14 wallets containing diaries and other notes plus 16 loose diaries
File location: JEH,IV,A,17. Diaries are filed in wallets #11-14 (12") and 16 loose diaries (18"). Other files in Wallets #1-10 (18"). These items are co-mingled with other JEH research material in JEH,IV,A,17. See also file drawers 57-60 in main archives room for the Earl Vandale Correspondence Collection.
Loaned by Capt. John J. Vandale, USN retired, in 1986

INVENTORY
(As shown in JEH,IV,A,17. Found in File Drawers #47 and 48 in Haley Archives Room)
Wallets:

#1. Interviews and notes
Interview- 2 Nov 1945
Interview- 16 Feb 1947
Interview- 20 Jun 1949
#2. Notes, Misc.
#3. MSS, Earl Vandale on the Trail of Texas Books
#4. Earl Vandale on the Trail of Texas Books
Page proof
MSS
Hertzog's Dummy
General file re: Earl Vandale on the Trail of Texas Books
#5. Clippings and newspapers
#6. Rare Book Catalogs
#7. Catalogue of Vandale Collection
#8. Hodam MSS
#9. Check list of Books When on Jefferson St., #5
#10. Card Catalog Dobie Prices"

Diaries:

#11. 1911-1926
#12. 1928-1940
#13. 1932-1949
#14. 1941-1947

Also: Haley's Option Cards
Printer's Engraving Cut
Notebook re: Early Panhandle & N.M. Ranches
Loose Diaries (16): 1911, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1935, 1936, 1936, 1948, 1951, 1952

SC #23 - FLO WARD COLLECTION
Photographs
One wallet, 1"
Collection consists of two photographs of Ward family members
Gift of Flor. (Florence?) Ward, Sedona (?), AZ
(The name "T.C. Ward" was on a note with the photos.)

INVENTORY
Two photographs:
Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Ward
Mary Annie Asher Ward ("Travis' Mother")

SC #24 - JOHN HENRY WILSON COLLECTION

Books and papers
1 wallet, 2"
Collection contains Wilson genealogical information, articles on Texas Rangers and several photos. Also a collection of 800 books (shelved within the general library).
Gift of John H. Wilson, January 1981

INVENTORY
Material about the Wilson family, church minutes, Texas Rangers and a few misc. items. Ten photos of Texas Rangers were placed in the Photograph section of the JEH Collection (HH-91.1 to 91.10).
The bulk of this Collection was a library of 800 books which were catalogued and placed in the general Library. The files in the Collection Information file contains some correspondence re: the collection.
Biographical information is in "The Land of the High Sky, Stories Along the Pecos", John H. Wilson as told by Sue Wilson, Land of the High Sky Press, 1992."

SC #25 - JOHN and LILY ZURICK COLLECTION

Papers, photographs, periodicals and artifacts
One file box of papers, one cabinet section of photographs and artifacts
Collection consists of personal/ranch papers, land records, tally books, photographs, periodicals, numerous artifacts of saddles, tack and other ranch items
Gift of Lily Zurick, October 1999

INVENTORY
Inventory Outline

SERIES I: PHOTOGRAPHS
(See detailed inventory)
Sub-series A, Framed
Sub-series B, Mounted on boards
Sub-series C, Unframed black and white
Sub-series D, Unframed color prints
Sub-series E, Unframed color photocopied images
Sub-series F, Framed documents
sub-series G, Paintings and sketches

SERIES II: PERSONAL PAPERS
Bibles, diary, correspondence, etc.

SERIES III: EARLY LAND RECORDS (10)

SERIES IV: RANCH AND PERSONAL RECORDS
Three ledger books

SERIES V: TALLY BOOKS (16)

SERIES VI: BUSINESS PAPERS
Tax, bank, leases, etc.

SERIES VII: PERIODICALS
These have been placed in the Library periodical section.

American Quarter Horse Stud Book
1941, Vol. 1, #1
1943, Vol. 1, #2
The Cattleman
January, 1933, Vol. XIX, #8
April, 1933, Vol. XIX, #11
December, 1933, Vol. XX, #6
February, 1934, Vol. XX, #9
November 1935, Vol. XXI, #6
December, 1935, Vol. XXII, #7
May, 1936, Vol. XXII, #12
July, 1936, Vol. XXIII, #2
August, 1936, Vol. XXIII, #3
January, 1941, Vol. XXVII, #8
October, 1957, Vol. XLIV, #5

SERIES VIII: ARTIFACTS
(See detailed inventory)


Detailed Inventory

SERIES I - PHOTOGRAPHS
Note: Photos are Black and White unless noted as color.
Sub-series A - Framed (Must be taken out of frames to get a good photocopy)

  1. Jess Zurick, Winner of Ladies Races, Cowboys Roundup at Clayton, NM, Aug 2, 1920: 18 x 22 ½
  2. Man and horse: 18 x 22 ½
  3. LIT Outfit taken near Tascosa, TX, Summer 1898, Theodore Cotton sitting next to fly pole on left of picture, Chuckwagon scene, 11 men, 1 mounted: 21 ½ x 13 ½
  4. Johnie Zurick, 3rd daughter of John & Lily Zurick, 5 images of child on a single print, by Stoffel, 1943: 11 ½ x 28
  5. John Watson Zirick, 16 year old, Zurick Ranch (right), older man on left (same?), 2 images (7 x 10) in single frame: 11 x 15
  6. Calf Roping, Las Vegas, NM, color print: 11 ½ x 11 ½
  7. Starlight, 4 yr old, taken 1925, tinted photo of horse: 9 ½ x 15 ½
  8. John Zurick (left), two men on horseback: 9 x 10 ½
  9. Grandpa J.H. Zurick, early 1920's, Location unknown: 9 x 10 ½
  10. Man on horseback: 9 x 10 ½
  11. Star, favorite for sure: 8 ½ x 11
  12. Patroni and Gangster, July 5, 1943, two horses, two men: 8 ½ x 10
  13. Jon W. Zurick and Jeff, Zurick Ranch, Stead, NM, sometime early 50's: 8 ½ x 10 ½
  14. Keno, 5 yr old, by Red Keeno, taken summer of 1950. I sold him to Everett Shaw in 1952, he made a steer horse, Don McLaughlin told me that Keeno was best steer horse he ever rode: 8 x 10
  15. Man and horse, #402: 4 3/4 x 6 ½
  16. Group of 27 people on horseback, names on back of photo: 7 ½ x 10 ½
  17. John Zurick, office at ranch, color print: 8 ½ x 10 ½
  18. "Always Love, Lily": 8 x 10
  19. Johnie J. Zurick, her cow, too, age 3, I actually remember this photo being made. 8 x 10

Sub-series B - Mounted on Board

  1. LT Range Cows , Feb 2 1908, property of Fowler and Tod near Folsom, NM, Reverse - “Beal Queen": 10 x 24 board, 6 ½ x 20 image
  2. Yearling LT Heifers, Property of Fowler & Tod, LT Ranch, May 1, 1907, Reverse- "Beal Queen": 10 x 24 board, 6 ½ x 20 image
  3. Headquarters LT Ranch, May 1, 1907, Reverse - "Beal Queen': 10 x 24 board, 6 ½ x 18 ½ image
  4. Man on bucking horse: 14 x 17 board, 9 ½ x 11 ½ image
  5. Man on horse, chuckwagon, tent; This was taken in Old Mexico when Lily and the girls came to visit in the summer, they stayed in Nogalis (sic), Arizona. I am believing this was one of the Mexican(s) Grandpa used to care for the cattle he had.

Sub-series C - Unframed black and white images

  1. Horse Race, 9/18/69, NM State Fair, Mighty Classy, winner
  2. John Zurick, "Red Bird", photocopy
  3. John W. Zurick and Blondie, Zurick Ranch, 1948, color tinted
  4. Man with horse
  5. Man with horse
  6. Man with horse
  7. Man with horse
  8. Badger & me, about 11 or 12
  9. Corral scene, photocopy
  10. Papa John & Red Bird, 1964
  11. J. H. Zurick, Papa
  12. Johnie, red felt hat, & patches, Skipper
  13. Daddy & Brillard
  14. Parade scene
  15. Grandpa and Daddy
  16. Your father's "Floating outfit", Winter 1889-90. From left to right – #1. John Like; #2. Grude Crow; #3. John O'Dell; #4. Jess Tarrner; #6. Jack Zurick (on grey horse); #5. Arthur Lightwood;#7. Arch Lane; #8. Harve Branlett, (cook). Taken fall of 1889.
  17. Four men on horseback, no id, mounted on board
  18. John shipping cattle, Bull Burress, Clarence Howell
  19. John Zurick, 8-9 years
  20. Two children
  21. Unidentified lady, taken in Lamar, CO
  22. Unidentified lady
  23. Rose Ann Zurick, College days in Albuquerque, NM
  24. Juanna
  25. Grandpa, Jack Zurick
  26. Poppie John Zurick
  27. John & Lily Zurick, 50's
  28. John & Johnie Zurick
  29. John-Lily, early 50's
  30. Johnie about 2 at the house in Clayton
  31. Poppies sister Rosalee Smith, my precious little Aunt
  32. John & Lily house at Rosebud, 1938
  33. Zurick Ranch

Sub-series D - Unframed color prints

  1. Zurick Ranch gate
  2. Ranch scene
  3. Tack room
  4. Chuck box, Zurick Ranch
  5. Rock Barn
  6. Zurick Ranch
  7. Zurick Ranch, living room
  8. John Zurick office, ranch
  9. Zurick Ranch
  10. Zurick Ranch
  11. Bunkhouse, Zurick Ranch
  12. Zurick Ranch
  13. Xmas, '76, ages: 74-15-14-5
  14. John W,. Zurick, 1962, His office
  15. Poppie John & grandson Eddie, son of Johnie
  16. Lily Zurick
  17. Lily Zurick, Johnie Zurick, John Zurick
  18. Taken summer 1982, The country better than I've ever seen it. JWZ
  19. Chookie, age 17
  20. Grave, J.H. "Jack" Zurick, 1869-1938, Kenton, Oklahoma
  21. Grave, Rosa L. Wife of J.H. Zurick, 1869-1924, Kenton, Okla.
  22. Cemetery, Kenton, Okla.
  23. Not identified
  24. Not identified

Sub-series E - Unframed color photocopies

  1. Ranch, New Mexico, my home
  2. Zurick Ranch house
  3. Tack Room
  4. Zurick, Saddle room, 1969
  5. Barn
  6. Zurick Rock Barn, Stead, NM
  7. Zurick ranch, Saddle room
  8. Ranch office
  9. John Zurick and Santo
  10. John Zurick and Santo
  11. John Zurick, Shipping Pens, 86 years young
  12. John Zurick, Ranch, 1987
  13. John Zurick, Hans & Fritz dogs
  14. Eddie Labrier, John Zurick, Zurick Labrier

Sub-series F - Framed Documents

  1. Marriage Certificate, 6 Jul 1926, John W. Zurick and Lily May Tixier: 8x10
  2. Marriage License, John W. Zurick and Lily May Tixier, 6 Jul 1926, reverse of above document: 8x10
  3. Poem, Watchin' Em Ride, by Omar S. Barker:8 ½ x14 ½

Sub-series G - Painting or Sketch

  1. J. H. Zurick, Papa, charcoal sketch. loose from frame, 16x20 frame, 18 ½ x22 ½ sketch
  2. Painting, man on horse, by Greta Campbell, 20x26, framed, oil

SERIES VIII: ARTIFACTS
1- Perfection brand oil heater, model #1691, 24"tall on 12x12 base
1- Medicine box, wooden, 10x12x19, w/ medicines
5- Meat saws;
1. 13" blade, 18" long
2. 20" blade, 28" long
3. 20" blade, 27" long
4. 24" blade, 32" long
5. 32" blade, 41" long
1- Medicine chest, factory made, w/ medicines, 19x11x9
1- Suitcase, brown, (mt) 24x14x7
1- Hat box, 10x18, (mt)
1- Meat cleaver, 9 ½ " blade, 20" tip to tip
1- #5 iron skillet
1- #10 iron skillet
1- 8 ½ "dinner plate, white enamel, blue trim
1- Billfold
1- Novelty nutcracker
1- Tobacco can, round, 14 oz
4- Tobacco tins, 1 5/8 oz
3- Pipes, (one w/o mouthpiece)
2- Tobacco sacks
1- Cigarette paper packet, OCB
1- Wooden box, carved, 1 ½ "x4x13, contents: spelling list of John Zurick, 3/11/1916 and ribbon from 5th Annual Cowboys Ball, La Junta, Colo., 28 Dec 1906
1- Rock, curious shape
2- Carved teeth or claws, ivory(?), 3 ½ "
2- Stuffed animals
1- Skirt, black and gold
1- Shift, black and gold
1- Doll, 8"
1- Dehorn spoon, homemade, 5"
1- Saddle pouch, 4 ½ x8 ½
1- Medical kit w/ 7 medical tools, 3 ½ x7
1- Stove handle, 8"
1- Pair gloves, leather
1- Tool used to float horse teeth, 6 ½ x14
1- Bit, tack room, 5 ½ x5 ½
1- Auto hand crank, Monarch, 9"
1- Wagon wheel wrench, #7307C, #5
1- Pair old stirrups, metal, 5 ½ x5 ½
1- Pistol holster, YO brand, and brand, JWZ, Made by O.J. Snyder, Denver
1- Cartridge belt and holster, Old Mexico, brands:
1- Lariet, horsehair
1- Quilt 61x79
4- Chaps,
2- Rope, short
1- Rifle scabbard, 30", "U.S., Milwaukee Saddlery Co., 1942"
1- Jockey Bat, 20 ½ "
1- Horse wound protector, homemade, 34" pipe w/ strap
3- Horse collars
1- Metal stirrup, "Vallejo", England, Ecuntine - Used in Polo and racing by Jack and John Zurick
1- Tool of unknown purpose
1- Jockey iron, 3 3/4x3 3/4
1- Jockey iron, 3 3/4x 3 3/4
4- Spurs, pairs
1. Bill Burris, "Kelly Bros(?)"
2. John Zurick, "ST", "Stainless"
3. Johnie Zurick, Mark:
4. Rozann, no marks
4- Saddles:
1. John Zurick, "JWZ", ...r,....Colo
2. Jack Zurick. "YO", "R.T. Frazier, Maker, Pueblo, Colo.
3. All Matador 6666 Pitchfork cowboys rode these Switzer saddles. "Schweitzer, Matador, Texas"
4. Racing or Jockey saddle, "Hermes"
1- Wooden chest, 30x19x18, w/ cooling blanket and many other horse care items
1- Wooden chest, 63x37x31, w/ misc. tack
1- Wooden chest, 22x19x34, w/ 15" oil lantern, tent, broken grinding wheel
1- Iron wagon wheel, 34"
1- Child's push-pull riding toy, 4'x18"
8- Wagon top hoops, 56x42
1- Double tree

SC #26 - ED FISHER COLLECTION

Series I: Personal File
Obituary
Correspondence w/ Haley Library
Series II: Articles by Ed Fisher
Boots
The River That Was
Settlement of the Llano Estacado
A Fast Trip in Slow Wagons
West Texas Cow-Boys' South American Adventures
Stand on Solid Ground
James J. Byrne - A Many Faced Man
Series III: Articles by Others
The Craft At Work, from Scottish Rite News
See also Goodnight file for The Impact of Masonry on the Texas Frontier
Foote Boykin File including:
Conspiracy on the TO, The Killing of Foote Boykin, Robert, S. Rolling
On the 1915 Murder in Sierra Blanca of Foote Boykin, S.R. Simpson
Medicine Show, Don Cole
Discovery of Old Friends Leads to Publication, Ross McSwain
Bloody Easter, R.K. DeArment
See JEH for Black Cowboy articles furnished by Fisher
Series IV: Artifacts
Labels
Ox Shoes

SC #27 - THE W. SKELTON GLENN MSS FILES

Filed in Cabinet #8 in main archive room
This “collection” is an artificially created file containing the mss and items related to the Skelton Glenn mss. It is composed of material from the Mullin, Haley and Wood Collections.

INVENTORY
RING BINDER #1 - Mullin/Haley files

I. RNM, II, D, Glenn notes:
Sheet listing Glenn mss sections:
I. Boyhood & Civil War Experiences 2-48
II. Forty years on the Frontier 29-70
Forty Years on the Frontier, subtitled:
III. The Buffalo Hunt 1-49
(combined from 2 Metz Sections) 1-74
IV. Indian Fighting on Plains 1-118
V. End of B(uffalo) Hunt, Buying Hide 1-20
VI. Cynthia Ann & Quanah Parker 1-18
VII. Sketches from Life of Montashanna 1-40
VIII. Buying Cattle in Texas - Cowtrail 1-38
IX. History of Clay County & N.E. Tex 1-48
Pat Garret As I Knew Him (72 pages)
Stray sheet numbered 1, "Sheep Men were Coming"
II. Glenn mss: "Pat Garret As I knew Him on the Buffalo Ranges"
Found in JEH, II, B, GLENN, SKELTON and RNM, II, D, GARRETT, PAT (4)
III. The Recollections of W.S. Glenn, Buffalo Hunter, by Rex Strickland,
Panhandle-Plains Historical Review, 1949
IV. Correspondence RNM and others re: Glenn material
V. Correspondence between Haley and Mullin
VI. "Pat Garrett - Two Forgotten Killings", by Robert N. Mullin, Password, Summer, 1965

RING BINDER #2 - Lestor Blake Wood Collection

I. Correspondence between H. Bailey Carrol, Rex W. Strickland, Maurice G. Fulton and Lestor B. Wood
II. Skelton Glenn mss, LBW, II, A
Introduction 1-2
Introduction 3-5
Indian Fights on the Plains 6-49
"This introduction was written by Maurice G. Fulton who had the Skelton manuscript borrowed for a long time." LBW
(See also a duplication of pages 21-49 in LBW, II, D)
III. Skelton Glenn mss, LBW, II, B
Indian Fights on the Plains, Part Two, pages 1-59
"This is part of the manuscript written by Skelton Glenn & given me by Maurice G. Fulton about 18 months before he died." LBW
(See also a duplication of pages 37-59 in LBW,II,D)
IV. Skelton Glenn mss, LBW, II, C
A Journey Into New Mexico, pages 1-29
"Skelton Glenn's Account, typed and arranged by M.G. Fulton"
"Skelton Glenn's Account, see introduction by Maurice G. Fulton." LBW
V. Skelton Glenn mss, LBW,II, D
Same as pages 21-49 in LBW,II,A
VI. Skelton Glenn mss, LBW, II, D
Same as pages 37-59 in LBW,II.B
VII. Skelton Glenn mss, pages 1-12 "Pat took his two defeats..."
Same as pages 6-17 in LBW, II, C

RING BINDER #3 - Metz/Mullin Correspondence
THIS MATERIAL SHOULD NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE TO RESEARCHERS DUE TO THE FACT THAT LEON METZ IS LIVING AND IT MAY BE AN INVASION OF HIS PRIVACY.

RING BINDER #4 - Judia Drawings

I. Bert J. Judia biographical sketch and correspondence
II. List of Judia drawings (RNM,II, D, Judia, Bert)
III. Numbered list
IV. Unnumbered list
V. Unnumbered w/ captions
VI. No captions or numbers

SC #28 - LUCAS CHARLES BRITE COLLECTION

One wallet
One file folder
Collection consists of only one file folder with material on Lucas Charles Brite, founder of the Brite Ranch, Marfa, TX. Furnished by Jane Brite White, Marfa, TX.

SC #29 - THE ROBERT G. GOSS PAPERS

Donor:
Judge James Fitzgerald, Midland, TX

This Collection consists of photocopies of some personal files and scrapbook material (including photographs) of Texas Ranger Robert G. Goss. It was first given to the J.E. Clark family of Shreveport and then to Judge Fitzgerald. The original material is being offered to the Texas Ranger Museum at Waco. It may be returned to us it they do not accept it. However these photocopies will be useful in following the career of Range Goss through several important events in the 1930’s such as the Houston Dock Strike of 1936, events in Kilgore in 1936-39, the London School Disaster in 1937 and other criminal cases.

SC #30 - THE CHUCK G. HORNUNG COLLECTION

Donor:
Chuck G. Hornung, September 19, 2001
Mr. Hornung says that there will be more to come from his files.

INVENTORY
All of the material is in the form of photocopies except the magazines.

  1. U.S. Marshal C.P. Dake's Special Account for the Earp Brothers. C.P. Dake. U.S. Marshal for Arizona Territory. He appointed the Earps deputies in Tombstone area. (76 pages, loose)
  2. Wyatt Earp's New Mexico Adventures. Old West, Summer 1999, page 17.
    Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday in Las Vegas, New Mexico, by Chuck Hornung. True West, May 1999, page 12.
  3. Interview with Jeanne Laing on Josie Earp, Spring 2001, an internet interview. Laing was the daughter of the woman who co-authored the "Cason Manuscript" on the life of Mrs. Wyatt Earp. BJ's Tombstone History Discussion Forum, 30 pages.
  4. An Arizona Vendetta (The Truth about Wyatt Earp and some others) by Forrestine C. Hooker.
    MSS, 85 pages and 6 additional pages from BJ's Tombstone History Discussion Group.
  5. Western Outlaw-Lawman History Association (WOLA) Journals.
    1. Winter 2000 issue:
      Whose Voice? The Heart of the Tombstone Travesty, by Dr. Gary L. Roberts, page 11
    2. Fall 2000 issue:
      Frank Waters "Truth or Travesty?", by Roy B. Young, page 3
    3. Fall 1999 issue:
      Tombstone Travesty Vs The Earp Brothers of Tombstone, by Editors, page 9
      The Waters Travesty, by Jeffrey Wheat, page 13
      Allie's Story, Mrs. Virgil Earp and the "Tombstone Travesty", by Gary L. Roberts, page 23
      What Was Not In Tombstone Travesty, by Casey Terfertiller, page 30
      The Real Tombstone Travesty; The Earp Controversy from Bechdolt to Boyer, by Gary L. Roberts, page 35
    4. Editor's notes for the above series of articles (46 pages)
  6. Letters about publication of Earp Brothers of Tombstone and Reviews and Bios. These are taken from the Waters Collection at the Center for Southwest Studies in Albuquerque, University of New Mexico (22 pages)
  7. A Review of Frank Waters and the Earp Book. Hildreth Hallewell, niece of Wyatt Earp (10 pages)
  8. Tombstone Travesty, by Frank Waters, mss of 1st version (314 pages)
  9. The Cason Manuscript, She Married Wyatt Earp, by Mabel Earp Cason and Vinolia Earp (421 pages)
  10. Spicer Trial Testimony. Hornungs copy filed with RNM, VI, GG, Spicer Trial Testimony.
    This is in addition to the photocopy of The Coroner's Jury Hearing and Justice of the Peace Hearing after The Gunfight at the OK Corral (227 pages) which we traded for our copy of the same in the Mullin Collection. His copy contained 33 pages of newspaper clippings which our copy did not contain.
  11. Tombstone Epitaph. All issues from Jan 79 to Dec 2004. (given 5-23-05)

SC #31 - THE LEONA McCORMICK BRYANT SMITH COLLECTION

Donor:
Leona Bryant Smith, March 19, 1997
Gift Deed on file
Ranch Brand Quilt, made in 1934, 68”x78”, stored in vault

Donor:
Marty Connine, January 3, 2003

  1. Spurs of Billy Bryant (2 pair)
  2. Branding Iron - “Open 6”
  3. Quirts, braided (2)

From the Estate of Leona McCormick Bryant Smith:

  1. Photocopies of three pages from Midland Historical book on McCormick-Vest and William Bryant families
  2. One copy of essay “Texas!” by Leona McCormick. Hand decorated by A. Lanham (8 ½ x 11)
  3. Clipping of photo of cattle inside outline of Texas (8 x 8)
  4. Clipping of “Old Trail Driver”, author unknown (2 ½ x 6)
  5. Typed mss of “The Story of Travel in Texas,” by Mrs. Wilson Bryant (3 pages, 8 ½ x 11)
  6. Clipping of “These Riders Hit the Trail”, from unknown publication (2 sheets, 8 ½ x 11)
  7. Vintage PHOTO, 7 x 11, “Roundup, Y Ranch, July 1928”, 37 individuals, 4 autos, one chuck wagon

SC #32 - THE NORMA MCGREW COLLECTION

Donor:
Norma McGrew, Midland, TX

INVENTORY:
Items belonging to donor’s uncle Roy Coleman Bullock, born 14 Feb 1907, died Nov 2002. Ranched in new Mexico, and all around Roswell, NM

  1. Copy of The New Mexico Stockman, December 1950, Vol. XV, No. 12. “Our Brands in the Issue” (Probably in the brands shown between pages 89 and 99)
  2. Metal sign, “Member New Mexico Cattle Growers Association,” either for fence or vehicle. 3 ½” x 10”
  3. 12 each, 2”x4” carbon weight tickets “ Weighed on Fairbanks Type-Registering Beam” dated 1953
  4. One 10 ¼‘ x 12 ½‘ Ledger. “Roy C. Bullock, File No. 115-292, Cattle Record”. Information on pages 3,5,7,9,11,17,18 re: pedigree of stock

SC #33 - LC RANCH COLLECTION

Donor:
Cline Library, Northern Arizona University
Gwen Patterson, Library Specialist
Flagstaff, AZ

INVENTORY

  1. Documentation re: collection
  2. Clippings re: the LC Ranch, Thomas Lyons and Angus Campbell (founders of the LC Ranch)
  3. 81 - 4 1/2 “ x 3” PHOTO PRINTS. Prints are from original negatives. Once offered for sale by L.E. Gay Southwest Books, Catalog 82. Their catalog states that the original negatives were given to the Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library (no date). They have not been found as of Mar 2003. These are quite good images of ranch life between about 1900 and 1920.

SC #34 - LOWERY WALLACE ANDERSON (BRAND BOOKS)

Donor:
His grandson,  Harrison Anderson, October 2004

2- 5 ½ x 8 black ring binders, H through S and Numbers and Figures. A-G has not been found as of May 2005.

SC #35 - JOHN R. DONALDSON NEWSPAPER COLLECTION

(See JEH Correspondence files for more on John R. Donaldson, New London, OH)
It was a gift to JEH in Jan 1958 and consists of 20 archival newspaper storage boxes on top of the cabinets.

INVENTORY

Arthur’s Home Gazette
1853 – Dec 31 issue only Box 1
1854 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 1
Brother Jonathan
1855 – Dec 15 only Box 1
1856 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 1
1857 – Christmas-New Years issue only Box 1
Alexander’s Messenger and Philadelphia Weekly Chronicle
1842 – Oct-Dec, incomplete Box 2
1843 – Jan-Oct, incomplete Box 2
The Mammoth Saturday Gazette
(formerly “Neal’s Saturday Gazette)
1849 – Mar-Nov, incomplete Box 3
Misc. Newspapers
1843-1969 – single issues scattered issues and small collections   Box 4
“Itemized in card index” -This index not found
Neal’s Saturday Gazette
1844 – Oct-Dec, incomplete Box 5
1845 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 5
1846 – Jan-Nov, incomplete Box 6
1847 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 7
1848 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 8
1849 – Jan-Mar 17, complete Box 8
New York Weekly Tribune
1854 – Dec 30 issue only Box 9
1855 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 9
1861 – May-Nov, incomplete Box 10
1862 – Jan-Nov, incomplete Box 10
1863 – Dec 26 only Box 10
1864 – Apr-Dec, incomplete Box 10
1865 – Jan 14 only Box 10
1866 – May-Dec, incomplete Box 10
1867 – Jan-Jul, incomplete Box 10
1868 – Mar-Dec, incomplete Box 10
1869 – Jan-May, incomplete Box 10
1870 – Mar-Nov, incomplete Box 11
1871 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 11
1872 – Jan-Jul, incomplete Box 11
Saturday Evening Post
1848 – Dec 30 issue only Box 12
1849 – Feb-Dec, incomplete Box 12
1850 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 13
1851 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 14
1852 – Feb-Dec, incomplete Box 15
1853 – Mar-Dec, incomplete Box 16
1854 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 17
1855 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 18
1856 – Jan-Dec, incomplete Box 19
The Southwesterner
1962 – Feb-Dec, incomplete Box 20
1963 – Jan-Nov, incomplete Box 20

SC #36 - BOB DEAN LOAN (MICROFILM)

On Loan:
Bob Dean, Midland TX, July 16, 2003
Received by Jim Bradshaw

INVENTORY
Three reels of microfilm

  1. Micro-copy #617, Roll #901, Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916
    Camp Pena Colorado, TX, March 1880-February 1893
  2. Micro-copy #617, Roll #1229, Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916
    Fort Stockton, TX, April 1859-December 1874
  3. Micro-copy #617, Roll #1230, Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916
    Fort Stockton, TX, January 1875-June 1886

On file in the Microfilm cabinet

SC #37 - LANDRUM SOCIETY
One wallet received – November 2003
No inventory yet

SC #38 - ED M. TYSON

Donor:
Jont Tyson, Midland, TX, May 25, 2004

INVENTORY
Subjects: “Ed. M. Tyson and Descendants”

  1. 9x14 photo image, posterized and mounted on board, subject not known. This is probably Ed M. Tyson. Note the handcuffs and weapons
  2. Newspaper, The Kyle Weekly Nutshell, 13x19, extremely fragile, 4 leaves (8 pages).  Containing obituary of William Michael Perry, 23 Sep 1800 - 17 Nov 1883. His daughter “E.J.” married first, Mr. R.L. Redding and second, Mr. W.S. Tyson
  3. Photostat of the obituary
  4. Photocopy of Good Family Reunion, 13 May 1917
  5. Clipping from Frontier Times, Summer 1959, page 4. Letter from Elbert R. Sitton, 1211 Nashua, Houston 8, TX re: Rufus Perry
  6. Items related to Ed M. Tyson, Deputy Sheriff, Chaves County, NM. Served under Sheriff: C.L. Ballard, Roswell, NM
    1. Receipt from U.S. Land Office, 21 Sep 1914, Fort Sumner, NM. For Homestead Application
    2. Notice of Allowance on Homestead, U.S. Land Office
    3. Warranty Deed, Roosevelt County, NM Terr., 14 Sep 1910, to E.M. Tyson
    4. Appointment as Deputy Sheriff, Chaves County, NM, 12 Jan 1907
    5. Appointments as Deputy Sheriff, Eddy County, NM, 12 Feb 1908 and 18 Dec 1908
    6. Arrest Warrants (3) Eddy County dated,; 14 – 1902, 10 Mar 1905, 6 Sep 1905
    7. Arrest Warrants (2) Chaves County, dated. 25 Oct 1905
    8. Receipt from Wagnon Lumber and Trading Co. 8 Nov 1908
    9. Receipt from Western Grocery Co., Roswell, NM, 28 Apr 1907
  7. Stock certificates for Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co. (9), made out to: Ladenburt, Thalmann & Co., The English Association of American Bond *& Stockholders, Ltd., Scholle Brothers ,De Coppel & Co., Alley, Dowd & Co., Jacquelin & De Coppel Brothers. Dated from 183 to 1900.
  8. Items related to A.T Bates:
    1. Stock Certificates, Miami Consolidated Mines Co., (2), 17 Nov 1916 and 20 Dec 1920. Made out to Annah T. Bates and A.T. Bates
    2. Letter from First National Bank of Roswell, 16 Nov 1934. Re: “getting out of the cattle business”
    3. Envelope to A.T Bates from Miami Consolidated Mines, Miami , AZ
    4. Envelope to Mrs. G.W. Bates from E.M. Tyson, Oklahoma Livestock Com. Co., 15 Oct 1921
    5. Warranty Deed, Potter County Texas, 7 Oct 1910 to William Bates
  9. Note “W.S. Tyson , Pvt Co. D, 5th Regt. Texas Cav. CSA, Enlisted 1 Sep 1961, at San Antonio, TX, age 25, killed in Battle of Val Verde, NM, 21 Feb 1962”

Due to the size of some of this material the Collection will be filed in a gray box in the Haley Archives Room.

SC #39 - HARWOOD P. HINTON COLLECTION

Donor:
Harwood P. Hinton
Dates – Various up to Oct 2002

INVENTORY
SERIES I- SLIDES
Photos and captions by HPH

Enola Gay B-29, Pyote

  1. B-29, dropped A-Bomb on Hiroshima, on display, Pyote, TX, May 1953
  2. Hundreds of B-29’s mothballed at Pyote AF Base, TX, May 1953
  3. Bomb sight of Enola Gay. Sight used to drop first A-Bomb fastened on metal arm in center, Pyote, TX, May 1953
  4. General West Texas Scenes

  5. Big Spring Refinery, Aug 1953
  6. Sulphur plant, Carbon Black Plant in background, Penwell, 10 mile west of Odessa, March 1953
  7. Sunset, west of Odessa, Feb 1953
  8. Odessa Meteor Crater

  9. Excavations , Meteor crater, w. of Odessa, 2nd largest in USA, March 1953
  10. Crater area and rim, March 1953
  11. Indian Cave near No Trees

  12. Primitive Indian markings, cave near Notrees, April 1953
  13. Markings, Notrees
  14. Indian markings, Notrees, Apr 1953
  15. Scout trip to Iraan

  16. Cave formations, near Iraan, May 1953
  17. Scout trip – Iraan, May 1953
  18. Scouts, Iraan, May 1953
  19. “Scout Leaders?”, L-R: H.P. Eddie Gilbo, Jerry Weinert & A.H. Smith
  20. 1954 Oil Show Parade

  21. Oil Show Parade, Oct 1954 (or 52?), Odessa “Frontier hearse”
  22. Parade, Midland Band, 15 Oct 1952
  23. Bowie Jr. High Band, 145Oct 1952
  24. Odessa Sr. High “Pep Squad”, Odessa, 15 Oct 1952
  25. Oil Show Parade (?) Pep Squad, 15 Oct, 1952
  26. Parade A. Leke “Dogwood” unit, 15 Oct 1952
  27. Parade, Shriners show off, Odessa 15 Oct 1952
  28. Parade, Shriners lead, 15 Oct 1952
  29. Parade begins Oil Show, Odessa 15 Oct 1952
  30. Fort Davis Centennial, 1954

  31. Officer’s Row, Fort Davis, Oct 1954
  32. Commandant or office Bldg, Oct 1954
  33. Looking south, Parade ground, Davis, Oct 1954
  34. Looking east, E.M. Barrack remains, Davis Cen. Oct 1954
  35. Officer’s row, box canyon, to rear & west where original post was situated, Oct 1954, Fort Davis
  36. Looking North across Parade ground, Davis, Oct 1954
  37. Fort Davis Centennial Parade

  38. Rear of Officers row (west) site of commissary, hospital, etc.
  39. Centennial “old buggies (gas)” Fort Davis, Texas Oct 1954
  40. Frontier transportation Davis Centennial, Oct 1954
  41. Typical buggy, Davis Centennial, Oct 1954
  42. “Old time hack” Davis Cen. Oct 1954
  43. Mexican 2 wheeled cart, Davis, Oct 1954
  44. Photo of “My Classroom, 8th grade history & 9th grade social science. Spent two year in Band Hall (band room on left). 1948-1950. Crockett Junior High School, Odessa, TX. This site now (2002) wiped clean of bldgs.
  45. Crockett Jr. High, Odessa, 1955 (?), 8th grade, Harwood P. Hinton, teacher; not all kids showed up for group picture, 8th grade room

SERIES II. ARTIFACTS

  1. Collection of eleven coin style trade tokens from Strawn Merchandise Company, Strawn, TX and two paper coupons
  2. Indian arrowhead from near Blue Caves west of Odessa, spring, 1954 2” x ¾”
  3. Indian arrowhead picked up in Sandhills north of Blue Caves near Monahans, TX, May 1953. 1 ½” x ¾”
  4. Clipping re: Warren Burnett
  5. Thurber Bricks from the 1920’s. One is a “paving” brick the other a “regular” brick. (Which is which, not known at this time)
    One is marked Thurber” – 8 ½ x 3 ¾ x 3
    One is marked “Thurber Brick” – 8 x 4 x 3

Additional Item: “A Guide to the Harwood P. Hinton Collection 1874-1995” at The Center for American History, The University of Texas, Austin, TX.

SC #40 - BETTY & KEN CLARK (BKC)

Donor:
Betty Clark, Midland, TX, October 27, 2006

INVENTORY

  1. Hardin business card – “Hardin, Attorney at Law, El Paso”
  2. Printed postcard picture of Hardin “Old West Collectors Series”
  3. Photo copy of two guns, one from Harding and one from Selman with notes attached to back.
    Hardin gun was a Smith and Wasson, serial #352, a 44-50, nickel finish taken from Hardin’s body
    The Selman piston was a 45 Colt, serial #141805, used to shoot Hardin
  4. Bail Bond issued for Hardin, TX vs Hardin,. Re; holdup of Gem Saloon 1 May 1895
  5. Letter re: Hardin weapons, 1989, from E.R. Rinehart to Joe W. Watson re: Winchester rifle that “was in the John Wesley Hardin display at the Wax Museum …in Grand Prairie.” (notarized) This was a Winchester model 1894, serial #28986.

The balance of this collection was a collection of hand guns and long rifles. See Haley Library Director for additional information.

SC #41 – GEORGE W. MCNAIR LETTERS

Donor:
Margaret McNair Comfort, Rochester, NY, October 16, 1998

INVENTORY:
28 letters from George W. McNair dated from 3 Nov 1895 to 30 Mar 1896

SC #42 – HILORY GREEN BEDFORD JR PAPERS

Donor:
Hilory George Bedford, Midland, TX, July 30, 2006

INVENTORY:
44 small vest pocket note books, tally records, bank stubs, several assorted papers and one negative of a home. Dated from 1896? to 1966.

  • 1896?
  • ND?
  • ND?
  • 1927
  • 1928
  • 1929
  • ND – 1929-31?
  • ND – 1930?
  • 1931
  • 1931
  • 1931
  • 1932
  • 1932
  • 1932
  • 1933
  • 1933
  • 1933
  • 1933-34
  • 1934
  • 1934-35
  • 1935
  • 1935-37
  • 1936 (Bank)
  • 1936
  • 1937
  • 1937-1940
  • 1938
  • 1938
  • 1938
  • 1938-39
  • 1939-40
  • 1939-41, 1942
  • 1939-40
  • 1940
  • 1942
  • 1943
  • 1943
  • 1944
  • 1945
  • 1947-48
  • 1948-49 (Bank)
  • 1951
  • ND – 1951-54?
  • 1954 (Bank)
  • 1966

Folder of assorted small notes and receipts.

JAB 30 Jul 2006 – On temporary Loan

SC #43 – MARY WILLIS RHODES

Donor:
Mary Willis (Jake) Rhodes, Odessa, TX, April 13, 2007

This collection taken by Librarian and the originals (except the photographs) were placed in Librarians Files. Photocopies were placed in Archives

INVENTORY:
These items relate to Big Bend National Park
J.J. Willis came to Odessa in 1927 and had a ranch in Brewster County
He was Majority Owner of the Glenn Springs Ranch
Photographs
“Mrs. Greene at big Bend Ranch” (undated) and “Mr. J. J. Willis at the ranch” (can be dated in 1931 by another photo in printed material)

These images will NOT be added to the general photo files at this time.

SC #44 – MCKEE FAMILY ALBUM

Donor:
Bob Staton, Lindale, TX, October 16, 2007

INVENTORY:
This album originated in the McKee family of Midland. It was inherited by Bob Staton, He loaned (11 Jun 2007) it to Barbara Tom Jowell and Bob Midkiff to identify the photographs. With is permission it was brought in by Bob Midkiff and donated to the Haley Library.

Letter enclosed:
“Ms Barbara Tom, Please identify who you can before I arrive in July. Ethel McKee had two sisters, Mamie & Nola Kendricks & two brothers Alvis & Roy. Roy was in insurance, daughter Royce Ray (Farmington, NM) & Scott. Thanks, Bob S.”

The McKee siblings were : Ethel McKee, Mamie McKee, Nola McKee Kendricks, Alvis McKee and Roy McKee. They were an old Midland family with some connections to the Prestons and Midkiffs.

The album measures 9 ½ x 14 x 1 ½. The leather covers are hand-tooled with an Indian scene on the front. “Photographs” appears on the front and “Glove, Ariz.” on the back. Thirty-six leaves. It contains 484 photographs, some are very small cutouts and others range up to 5x7. The average size is in the 3x4 range. A few photos have been removed and several pages have holes where photos were cut out of the album.

The pages have been photocopied to be numbered and the identified images listed.
This is a veritable treasure trove of early Midland people and places.

SC #45 – ZENO SMITH

Donor:
Unknown
Date: Unknown
(Filed in flat gray box in cabinet)
Subject: Zeno A. Smith, Texas Ranger

INVENTORY:
Scrapbook containing letters (1945-1965) and clippings (1947-1958), somewhat fragile.
Two photographs: one a 2 ½ x 4 ½ and one 8x10.
Transferred to the JEH Photo Files - Z-33.1 and Z-33.2.

SC #46 – DON L. BRADSHAW

Donor:
Don Bradshaw, Midland, TX, 2007
An assortment of 18 items. Photos, clippings, postals, stock certificate, letter.

INVENTORY:
Clipping about Harold Geer
Clipping about Harold Geer
Clipping about Harold Geer
Brief Bio about Harold A. Geer
Photo, Harold A. Geer, 3 ½ x 5

Photo, General Custer’s Birthplace, 8x10
Photo, General Custer’s Birthplace, New Rumley, Ohio, 3 x 5
Postal, Real Photo, Monument to General George A. Custer, New Rumley, Ohio, 3 ½ x 5 ½
Postal, Real Photo, General Custer’s Birthplace, 3 ½ x 5 ½

Clipping about Little Sorrel’s Bad Tooth
Letter from Stan Nelson, 11-10-99
Photo, unidentified round bronze, “Human Trophies,” 3 ½ x 5
Postal, "Holding my Own,” 1913, 3 ½ x 5 ½
Postal, Judge Roy Bean, ”Law West of the Pecos,” 1941, 3 ½ x 5 ½
Postal, Depot Street, Looking Towards:Public Square, Comanche, TX, 1914, 3 ½ x 5 ½
Photo, Cabinet, unidentified, “for Mrs. Geo. McChristian, March 13, 1897,” 4 ¼ x 6 ½
Photo, Emmanuel Custer on Dandy, 2 copies 5 x 6 ½
Stock Certificate, Lea Cattle Company, #293, $1,000, 1 Jul 1885, coupons #13-30 still attached, 12 x 13 ¾

SC #47 – STAN NELSON

Correspondence File – 1998-2010
MWCA Bulletin, 30th Anniv. Ed. 1954-1984, Stan Nelson Editor
Articles by Nelson:
- Foreword
- Weapons: Collection or Investment
- The Guns of Northfield
- Roosevelt the Hunter
MWCA Bulletin – Articles by Nelson:
- Sharps Model 1874, Business Rifle – Summer 1993
- Mark Twain Out West - Spring 1994
- American Arms and Ammunition (1880) (edited by Nelson) – Winter 1994
- Remembering Ed McGivern – Spring 1995
- A Good Man’s Guns – Dec 1998
- Hopkins and Allen XL No. 8 – March 1999
- Forehand & Wadsworth Army Revolvers – Jan 2000
- The Guns of Northfield – Dec 2001 (Update of 1984 article)
- Fanning the Hammer – March 2001
- The Moore Seven Shooter – March 2001
- Evolution of the Merwin-Hulbert .44 – March 2003
- Introduction to the Pocket Army – March 2003
- Closed Frame .44 Merwin-Hulbert Revolvers – Feb 2004
- The Remington 1871 Army Pistol – Feb 2005
- A Matter of Choice – Jan 2006
- Chevalier Ira Paine – Jan 2007
- Spur Trigger Pocket Revolvers
- The Remington Model 1871 Army Pistol
- A Matter of Choice
- American Double Action Pocket Revolvers, 1875-1900
- Some Thoughts on Gun Leather
- Gunman With a Badge

Charley Russell Trades a Gun – nd
Ethan Allen Co./Forehand & Wadsworth (Forward by Nelson ) nd
Misc. Illustrations
Poem by Mildred Tait
Photo of Mrs Elizabeth Fountain Armendariz and Nelson 1958

SC #48 – AL LOWMAN

Books for Their Tombstones, speech delivered at Haley Library, Nov 1997

Bell Cord Rutherford: Cowboy Quixote of the West Texas Plains; or, Some Shards of Our Storytelling Past. Lowman’s presidential speech at Texas State Historical Association’s meeting, Houston, TX,  Independence Day, 2001

Bell Cord Rutherford: Cowboy…
Published copy of above speech, The Press in The Smokehouse, Springtown, 2001

Remembering Tom Lea, Fellow, Texas State Historical Association, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, July 2003, disbound copy

SC # 49 - MARTIN COUNTY CONVENT

Donor:
John Kennady, Lenorah, TX, January 17, 2009

This is no doubt the most complete history of Stanton, Marienfeld, the Friars and the Convent ever assembled.

Binder One: Marienfeld, Texas, Books and Pamphlets, copy 6 of 6, ten plastic sleeves containing photocopied material related to the history of Marienfeld.

Binder Two: Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Stanton, Texas, copy 6 of 6. Forty plastic sleeves containing photocopies of material related to the history of Our Lady of Mercy Academy.

Ring Binder Three: The Carmelites Friars, in Marienfeld, Stanton, Texas, copy 6 of 6. Forty-seven plastic sleeves containing photocopies of material related to the Friars.

Nine 8 1/2 x 11 leaves related to the "20th Annual, Great Texas Soup Cook-Off, Stanton, Texas"

Two 11x17 poster related to the "20th Annual, Great Texas Soup Cook-Off, Stanton, Texas"

SC #50 - JEAN AND RAY DAVIS

This is a photo collection and is filed in a white binder on the Researcher's bookshelf. Full inventory in binder.

SC #51 - BUSTER WELCH

Not inventoried Dec 10, 2010

SC #52 - PROSISE ZEBU RANCH

A copy of Criador, a Zebu breeders magazine published in Mexico June 2009. The article "el Ganado Gyr" ("Gyr Cattle") is a brief history of the Zebu breed and was translated by Dr. Richard Brooks PhD, of Midland, TX
Photographs of the Ralph J. Prosise Ranch near Poteet. Prosise was a breeder of Zebu cattle and crossed them with Hereford. The photographs were taken by Jim Bradshaw Haley Library archivist.
Brief genealogical information about Ralph Prosise.
Various articles re: the Zebu breed.

V. BROWSING BINDERS

(In cabinet behind the Researchers Table)

These photocopies of original material are provided for the convenience of the Researchers.

A. PHOTO BROWSING BINDERS

Haley - 13 binders
Mullin - 3 binders
Smith - 3 binders
Williams - 2 binders
Thrapp - 4 binders
Bugbee, Chesley, Jowell, Midkiff - 1 binder
Taos Pueblo Letters and Buffalo Photos
Buffalo Images in Haley Collection
Ranch Images

B. GENERAL MATERIAL

Bob Beverly Interviews and files (JEH, II, B, Beverly, Bob; JEH, J-1, Beverly)
Jeff Milton Interviews, 2 binders (JEH, IV, A, 3, Milton)
Mrs. R.L. Duke Interviews for 6,000 Miles of Fence (JEH, II, B, Duke, Mrs. Bob)
Teddy Blue Letters, 1931-1032 (JEH, II, B, Blue, Teddy)
J. Wright Mooar Interviews (JEH, II, B, Mooar)(Temporarily withdrawn)
Jim East Letters to Wife - 1886-1921
Delbert Tanner - History of 124th Cavalry, 1929-1947
Buffalo Notes (JEH, II, A, Buffalo Range)
Panhandle-Plains Archives Inventories of Goodnight and Haley Files
Haley Bibliographical Information Binder

C. CHARLES GOODNIGHT MATERIAL

Goodnight Recollections I and II
Goodnight Interviews, Dated (JEH, IV,A, 2)
Goodnight Interviews Undated (JEH, IV, A, 2)
Goodnight Letters w/ Seymour, Garrettson and others, 1916-1929 (JEH, IV, A, 2, Wallet #5)
Goodnight Correspondence Files (JEH, IV, A, 2)
A History of the JA Ranch, by Hadley True Burton

VI. LOCATION GUIDE

A. MAIN ARCHIVES ROOM - Files 1-148

Files 1-96 General Files
Files 97-148 Clayton Wheat Williams Collection
Cabinets 1-28
Metal Storage Rack

FILE CABINETS

Collection File Drawer Numbers
North Side
EES-Erwin Evans Smith 1-4
HDB-Harold Dow Bugbee 5-8
JEH, A Texan Looks at Lyndon 9-12
RNM-Robert N. Mullin (General files) 13-24
RNM - Robert Mullin Gen. A-Z & AA-MM, Topical 25-26
EEC-Elsinore Cattle Company 27-28
RNM - Robert N. Mullin - Bio A-Z 29-30
EEC-Elsinore Cattle Company 31-32
TDC-T. Dudlley Cramer 33-36
JEH-Note Card File unnumbered
South Side
EV-Earl Vandale 37-39
JPD-John Paul Dunn 40-43
WFS-Will Francis Scarborough 44
HEC-Hervey Edgar Chesley 45-46
TEL-Tom & Evelyn Linebery 47-48
LBW-Lestor Blake Wood 49-50
MF-Midkiff Family 51
DMT - Delbert M.Tanner 52
MBH-Miles B. Hart 53-54
HHC-Haley Library Photos- PR File 55
EHJ-Evetts Haley Jr 56
Haley Library- Fall Gathering 57
Haley Library- Fall Gathering 58
Haley Library Photos - (MARC) - 1982-1993 59
Haley Library Photos - (MARC) - 1994-2000 60
JEH-Haley Family Files 61-68
HHC-Haley History Center Topical 69
HHC-Haley History Center Topical 70
HHC-Haley History Center - Biographical 71
HHC-Haley History Center - Biographical 72
PHOTOGRAPH FILES 73-92
HALEY 73-83
HART 84
MULLIN 85-86
WILLIAMS 87-88
SMITH 89-90
THRAPP 91-92
Negative Files (see EES files for his negs) 93-96
General 93
Haley 94-95
Midland Historical and Misc. 96
    NORTH SIDE

  1. Erwin E. Smith, Series II, Correspondence - A-D
  2. Erwin E. Smith, Series II, Correspondence - P-Z to Series II-D, Farm Operations
  3. Erwin E. Smith, Series II-E to Series VI
  4. Erwin E. Smith, Photo and Neg File
  5. Harold Bugbee, Series II to XII
  6. Harold Bugbee, Series XIII to XIV
  7. Harold Bugbee, Series XV to XVI-8
  8. Harold Bugbee, Series XVI-9 to XVII and I, Photos
  9. JEH, Series IV, A, 17, A Texan Looks At Lyndon
  10. JEH, Series IV, A, 17, A Texan Looks At Lyndon
  11. JEH, Series IV, A, 17, A Texan Looks At Lyndon
  12. JEH, Series IV, A, 17, A Texan Looks At Lyndon
  13. Robert N. Mullin, Series I, Correspondence, A-Gen
  14. Robert N. Mullin, Series I, Correspondence, H-Q
  15. Robert N. Mullin, Series I, Correspondence, R-Z
  16. Robert N. Mullin, Series II, Research, A-C, Transportation
  17. Robert N. Mullin, Series II, Research, D, Aaron to Garrett
  18. Robert N. Mullin, Series II, Research D, Giddings to Young
  19. Robert N. Mullin, Series III, Writings, A
  20. Robert N. Mullin, Series III, Writings, B
  21. Robert N. Mullin, Series III, Writings, B-23 to C-1
  22. Robert N. Mullin, Series III, Writings, C-2 to C-18
  23. Robert N. Mullin, Series III, Writings, C-10 to VII
  24. Robert N. Mullin, Original LCW Cast of Characters ring binders
  25. Robert N. Mullin, General A-Z
  26. Robert N. Mullin, AA-MM, Topical
  27. Elsinore Cattle Company, Series I to III
  28. Elsinore Cattle Company, Series IV to VI-D
  29. Robert N. Mullin Bio files
  30. Robert N. Mullin Bio files
  31. Elsinore Cattle Company, Series VI-E to IV-K
  32. Elsinore Cattle Company, Series XI to XIV and Artifacts
  33. T. Dudley Cramer Collection
  34. T. Dudley Cramer Collection
  35. T. Dudley Cramer Collection
  36. T. Dudley Cramer Collection
  37. SOUTH SIDE

  38. Earl Vandale - A-E
  39. Earl Vandale - F-Po’s
  40. Earl Vandale - Pot-Z
  41. Dr. John Dunn Collection, Wallets 1 to 12
  42. John Paul Dunn, Wallets 13 to 22
  43. John Paul Dunn, Wallets 23 to 32
  44. John Paul Dunn, Wallet 33 to Clippings
  45. Will Francis Scarborough
  46. Hervey Edgar Chesley, I to VIII
  47. Hervey Edgar Chesley, IX to Artifacts
  48. Tom & Evelyn Linebery, Wallets 1-8 and Photos
  49. Tom & Evelyn Linebery, Tapes, Film, Audio
  50. Lestor Blake Wood, Section One
  51. Lestor Blake Wood, Section Two
  52. Midkiff Family, Series I to IX
  53. Delbert Maurice Tanner, I to XII
  54. Miles Hart, Series I to IV
  55. Miles Hart, Series V to VI
  56. Haley Library Photo files (Public Relations)
  57. EHJ – Evetts Haley Junior Collection
  58. Haley Library Fall Gathering
  59. Haley Library Fall Gathering
  60. Haley Library Photo files - William’s Collection - 1982-1993
  61. Haley Library Photo files - William’s Collection -1994-2000 and Non-Haley Images
  62. JEH - Series VII, Haley Family, A-1 to A-2
  63. JEH - Series VII, Haley Family, B to D-6
  64. JEH - Series VII, Haley Family, E to I-6
  65. JEH - Series VII, Haley Family, I-7 to J-6
  66. JEH – Series VII, Haley Family, J-7 to L-10
  67. JEH – Series VII, Haley Family, L-11 to O-11
  68. JEH – Series VII, Haley Family, O-12 to P-32
  69. JEH – Series VII, Haley Family, P-33 to Q-20
  70. Haley History Center Topical file
  71. Haley History Center Topical file
  72. Haley History Center Biographical
  73. Haley History Center Biographical
  74. PHOTOGRAPH FILES (Prints only)

  75. JEH, Series I, A-1 to H-44
  76. JEH, Series I, H-45 to H-168
  77. JEH, Series I, H-169 to I-13
  78. JEH, Series I, I-14 to L
  79. JEH, Series I, M to Q
  80. JEH, Series I, R to S-99
  81. JEH, Series I, S-100 to U
  82. JEH, Series I, V to Z
  83. JEH, Series I, Boxes 1-8, Y-1.1 to Y-204 and large “Y” prints
  84. JEH, Series I, Boxes 9-16, Y-205 to Y-384
  85. JEH Photos and Albums
  86. Miles Hart
  87. RNM, Series IV, A to B-32
  88. RNM, Series IV, B-33 to M
  89. CWW, II, D-9 (1-250) and II, H (1-75)
  90. CWW II, H (76-300)
  91. EES, Series I, A to H-8
  92. EES, Series I, H-9 to Q
  93. DLT, X, A to J-32
  94. DLT, X, J-33 to Z
  95. NEGATIVE FILES

  96. General Negative Files, MH, RNM, HEC, CWW, DLT, Jowell
  97. JEH Negatives, A to R (vertical files)
  98. JEH Negatives, S-Z (vertical files) Y in 8 boxes
  99. Midland Historical Collection and Misc. items

CLAYTON WHEAT WILLIAMS COLLECTION
Note: Files No. 97 to 148 were purchased by and for the Williams Collection exclusively. There is more than double the amount of material that these files will hold. The J.C. Williams papers will go into storage until the Clayton Wheat Williams papers have been worked.. The JCW Papers will be worked as far as the files cabinets will hold then file boxes will be used. (JAB, April 1999)


COLLECTION OUTLINE:
Section I- Oscar Waldo Williams Papers
Section II- Clayton Wheat Williams Papers
Section III- Mrs. C. W. “Chic” Williams
Section IV- Jesse Caleb Williams Papers

Section I, Oscar Waldo Williams papers

97. CWW, I, A-1 to A-4(L)
98. CWW, I, A-4(M) to B-1
99. CWW, I, B-2
100. CWW, I, C-1 to C-4

  1. CWW, I, A-1 to A-4(L)
  2. CWW, I, A-4(M) to B-1
  3. CWW, I, B-2
  4. CWW, I, C-1 to C-4
  5. CWW, I, C-5 to D-7
  6. CWW, I, D-8 to E
  7. CWW, I, F to G-1
  8. CWW, I, G-2 to H and Framed Items

Section II, Clayton Wheat Williams Papers

  1. CWW, II, A-1 to B-3
  2. CWW, II, B-4 to, C
  3. CWW, II, D-1(A) to D-2(A)
  4. CWW, II, D-2(B) to D-2(C)
  5. CWW, II, D-2(D) to D-2(G)
  6. CWW, II, D-2(H) to D-3(B)
  7. CWW, II, D-4 to D-7
  8. CWW, II, D-8

Inventory and Filing not Complete from here to end

  1. CWW, II, E-1 to E-2, and Unsorted
  2. CWW, II, E-3
  3. CWW, II, E-4
  4. CWW, MT – hold for additional material
  5. CWW, MT – hold for additional material
  6. CWW, II, E-5
  7. CWW, II, E,-
  8. CWW, II, E-5
  9. CWW, II, F, G, H, I, J
  10. CWW, II, Framed Items
  11. CWW, II, Framed Items
  12. CWW, II, L
  13. CWW, II, Unfiled
  14. CWW, II, D-9
  15. CWW, II, K, L
  16. CWW, II, Photos

Section III, Mrs. C. W. “Chic” Williams Papers

  1. CWW, III, A to D
  2. CWW, III, E to ?

Section IV, Jesse Caleb Williams Papers

  1. CWW, IV, JCW
  2. CWW, IV, JCW Correspondence
  3. CWW, IV, JCW Correspondence
  4. CWW, IV, JCW Correspondence
  5. CWW, IV, JCW Correspondence
  6. CWW, IV, JCW Correspondence
  7. CWW, IV, Stocks/Nursery Reports
  8. CWW, IV, Oregon Property
  9. CWW, IV, Film
  10. CWW, IV, Film
  11. CWW, IV, Farm/Farm Reports
  12. CWW, IV, Company Reports
  13. CWW, IV, Company Reports
  14. CWW, IV, Company Reports/Farm Expenses
  15. CWW, IV, Misc.
  16. CWW, IV, Blue Trunk, Family
  17. CWW, IV, Blue Trunk, Family
  18. CWW, IV, Blue Trunk, Family

CABINETS ABOVE FILES

North Side

  1. EES Binders
  2. Photo Binders
  3. Archivist’s Binders
  4. Archivist Library and Binders
  5. RNM Binders - Series VI
  6. RNM Binders - Series VI
  7. Lockman Collection;
    E.E. Smith artifacts and cameras
  8. Leona’s Quilt
    SC #16 - MGS
    SC #38 - Tyson
  9. Thrapp Photographs and Negatives
  10. Thrapp Photographs and Negatives
  11. Midkiff Artifacts
  12. T. Ducley Cramer Collection

South Side

  1. John Dunn Collection - Clippings
  2. El Paso Times
    Miles Hart oversize
    Thurber Bricks (Harwood Hinson)
  3. Bugbee Drawings
    Bugbee Drawings, Framed
    Texas Land and Mortgage
    War w/ Mexico
  4. Hart Collection glass slides
    MH Clipping Books
  5. DLT Oversize
    CWW OS Photos
  6. SC#25 – Zurick Collection
  7. Alamo Bell
    J.C.Williams
    Foy Proctor Display Material
    Foy Proctor Series VIII, Box 4, OS
    Zeno Smith, Scrapbook & Photos - list as an SC
  8. Maps. JEH (mounted or in protective sleeves)
  9. Maps:
    U. S, Geological Survey (2 boxes)
    Lincoln County, NM
    Tombstone, AZ
  10. Maps:
    CWW
    Aeronautical Charts
    JEH, Aerial Photos
    U.S. Atlas
    Texas Counties, CWW
    NM quad Map Book
  11. JEH, VIII, Film
  12. Haley Library Photo Binders, slides, slide boxes
  13. CWW Oversize Photos
    Flag given by Jesse Helms
    Publication Project on Interviews 1991
    JEH, Photocopies of Newspapers, Box #1 (large box) - no inventory
    JEH, Originals and Photocopies of old newspapers, Box #2 (small box) see Inventory
    JEH, Framed Items
    General Oversize items
  14. JEH, Oversize Photos, Series I, D E H I R
    JEH, Oversize Photos, Series I, S V W X
  15. JEH, recording equipment
  16. JEH Audio, Series VIII, Reel to Reel tapes

ON TOP OF CABINETS
John Donaldson Newspaper Collection

METAL STORAGE RACK
Dan Lincoln Thrapp Collection – (also in three letter size, four drawer file cabinets)
Dewitt M. Lockman Collection

ON TOP OF CWW FILE CABINETS
North Side - Small Collection Boxes and Archivist’s Reference Library
South Side East End - JEH, VIII, Audio and Video Tapes

IN VAULT
Dewitt Lockman Collection
Texas Confederate Museum Collection
Karen Holliday Tanner Collection
Collection Information Files

MAP FILES (metal map cabinet)

IN STORAGE
Woman's Wednesday Club
James O. Guleke Collection

B. HALEY ARCHIVES ROOM

FILE CABINETS

  1. Series II, A, Topical, A to Folk
  2. Series II, A, Topical, Fort to Org
  3. Series II, A, Topical, Out to Z
  4. Series II, F, Texas Counties
  5. Series II, B, Biographical A
  6. Series II, B, Biographical, B to Bow
  7. Series II, B, Biographical, Boy to Cau
  8. Series II, B, Biographical, Cha to Doa
  9. Series II, B, Biographical, Dob to Gay
  10. Series II, B, Biographical, Ger to Hic
  11. Series II, B, Biographical, Hig to K
  12. Series II, B, Biographical, L
  13. Series II, B, Biographical, M
  14. Series II, B, Biographical, Mc
  15. Series II, b, Biographical, N to P
  16. Series II, B, Biographical, Q to Sme
  17. Series II, B, Biographical, Smi to T
  18. Series II, C, Biographical, U to Z
  19. Series II, C, Ranches, A to S
  20. Series II, C, Ranches, T to Z
  21. Series II, D, Art & Artists
  22. Series II, H, Mss by other writers, H-1 to H-10
  23. Series II, H. Mss by other writers, H-11 to H-29
  24. Series II, I, JEH Notebooks, Diaries and Tally Books
  25. Series IV, Literary Productions, A to C-12
  26. Series IV. Literary Productions, C-13 to D-2
  27. Series IV, Literary Productions, D-2 to H-11
  28. Series IV, Literary Productions, I to K
  29. Series IV, A, 1, XIT, Wallets 1-16
  30. Series IV, A, 1, XIT, Wallets 17-29
  31. Series IV, A, 1, XIT, Wallets 30-44
  32. Series IV, A, 1, XIT, Wallets 45-49
  33. Series IV, A, 2, Charles Goodnight, Wallets 1-11
  34. Series IV, A, 2, Charles Goodnight, Wallets 12-21
    (Also one box of overflow on top of file cabinets)
  35. Series IV, A, 3, Jeff Milton
  36. Series IV, A, 4, George Littlefield
  37. Series IV, A, 6, Fort Concho
  38. Series IV, A, 8, Flamboyant Judge
    12, Charles Schreiner
    16, Early Days (Bill Oden)
    19, Luziano
  39. Series IV, A, 9, J. Harvey Bailey (Robbing Banks...)
  40. Series IV, A, 9, J. Harvey Bailey (Robbing Banks...)
  41. Series IV, A, 10, Rough Times, Tough Fiber
  42. Series IV, A, 11, Diary of Michael Erskine (and Beck Papers)
    Series IV, A, 18, Alamo Mission Bell
  43. Series IV, A, 13, Shamrock
  44. Series IV, A, 15, Halliburton
  45. Series IV, A, 15, Halliburton
  46. Series IV, A, 15, Halliburton
  47. Series IV. A, 17, Earl Vandale, Wallets 1-12
  48. Series IV, A, 17, Earl Vandale, Wallets 13,14 & Diaries
  49. Series V-A, Correspondence - Problem Files (In Chronological Order)
  50. Series V-A, Correspondence - Problem Files (In Chronological Order)
  51. Series V-A, Correspondence - Problem Files (In Chronological Order)
  52. Series V-D, Correspondence - Dead Files (original and fragile second sheets- photocopied)
  53. Series V-B, Correspondence, A-Ben
  54. Series V-B, Correspondence, Ber-By
  55. Series V-B, Correspondence, C-Cot
  56. Series V-A, Correspondence, Cou-Dom
  57. Series V-B, Correspondence, Don-Ey
  58. Series V-B, Correspondence, F
  59. Series V-B, Correspondence, G
  60. Series V-B, Correspondence, Ha-Hel
  61. Series V-B, Correspondence, Hem-Hy
  62. Series V-B, Correspondence, I-J
  63. Series V-B, Correspondence, K-Lar
  64. Series V-B, Correspondence, Las-McKe
  65. Series V-B, Correspondence, McKi-Nom
  66. Series V-B, Correspondence, Moo-N-O
  67. Series V-B, Correspondence, P-Q
  68. Series V-B, Correspondence, R
  69. Series V-B, Correspondence, S-Smo
  70. Series V-B, Correspondence, Smy-Sz
  71. Series V-B, Correspondence, T-U-V
  72. Series V-B, Correspondence, W-Wic
  73. Series V-B, Correspondence, Wic-Z
  74. Series V-C, Palo Duro Press
  75. Series XVI, University of Texas
  76. Series XVIII, Sons of Confederate Veterans
  77. Series X, Current Affairs, A-Cou
  78. Series X, Current Affairs, Cow-For
  79. Series X, Current Affairs, For-J
  80. Series X, Current Affairs, K-O
  81. Series X, Current Affairs, P-R
  82. Series X, Current Affairs, S-T
  83. Series X, Current Affairs, U-Z
  84. Series XIII, Foreign Countries
  85. Series II, J-1, Interviews, Master File for Researchers
  86. Series II, J-1, Interviews, Master File for Researchers
  87. Series II, J-4, Note Cards
  88. Series II, J-2, Sound-scriber discs

FILE BOXES IN HALEY ARCHIVES ROOM

Library Publications:

Box One General files
Box Two On His Native Heath
What a World of Wonder
Parnell Brothers
Vintage
Box Three and Four Cowboys Who Rode Proudly
Box Five and Six Legacy

JEH Collection

Series II B - Carl Hertzog File
Series III Political Interests (36 file boxes)
Series XIV Panhandle Plains Society and Museum, (3 boxes)
Series XV Texas Tech - (3 boxes)
Series XVII Clippings (4 boxes)
Series XVIII Patriotic Organizations- (1 box)
Series XIX Ephemera (2 boxes)
Series XX Misc. (1 box)

GRAY BOXES IN JEH ARCHIVES ROOM
Calendars (no inventory) Items Removed from Bio Files Flamboyant Judge, press proofs
Book Production Art, etc.
Robbing Banks
On His Native Heath
Cowboys Rode Proudly
Life on Texas Range
Misc. Haley Library Items, Oversize
Why Midland? - Teaching Unit
EES Saddle Blanket
TEL, Series I, General, Clippings

GRAY BOX INVENTORIES - 13 Jan 2004

ITEMS REMOVED FROM BIO FILES (in Haley Archives Room)
This from a project that was never completed.
Suggest that we photocopy these old clippings and refile in folders.

Adams, Ernest T "Bull"
Aten, Ira
Bates, E.R. "Deacon"
Barker, Elliot, S.
Banta, G.W.
Banister, Jno. R.
Bailey, John Harvey
Beeson, Merritt
Billingslea, Frank
Billy the Kid

FRAMED ITEMS (in Cabinet #25)

  1. Letter from Sam Newton (?) to Mr. Hamilton, 19 Feb 1925, on Texas Farm Bureau Cotton Association letterhead re: possible employment with Mr. Hamilton as "Traffic Man".
    12 1/4 x 15 1/2
  2. List of terms: "Roper", Another "Barnyard Sculpture" by Al Gomes. 6 3/4 x 8 1/2
  3. Poem. Prayer found among papers of Charles M. Swinney. Presented to JEH by John and Dixie Ryan, 5 Jul 1981. 10 1/4 x 12 1/4
  4. Photo. Grandma Evetts, Oval frame, 8 x 10
  5. Photo. "Old Time Cowboy" Mel Armstrong, Mexican Grave yard 1 1/2 miles from Old Tascosa in 1906, He was 26 years old then. 12 1/4 x 15 1/4
  6. Photo. John W. Murphy on Goucho Saddle. 8 x 10
  7. Photo. "Hammer, John's great horse, Loving Co. JEH" 12 1/2 x 14
  8. Photo. Keno, My first great cowhorse at camp in Loving Co. JEH" 12 1/2 x 14
  9. Drawings by John W. Davis, 24 Nov 1932, "Mansion House", etc. 10 3/4 x 12 3/4. Taped to back; news clipping re: Transcontinental Oil Co. Case, Photo of J.W. Davis

NEWSPAPERS (Small Box #2 - Cabinet 25) Photocopies have been made of the Livestock Champion and Livestock Inspector. Originals are very fragile.

  1. Livestock Inspector, Woodward, Nov 1897, 16 pages
  2. Livestock Inspector, Woodward, 15 Aug 1898, 16 pages
  3. Livestock Inspector, Woodward, 15 Sep 1898, 16 pages
  4. Livestock Inspector, Woodward, 1 Oct 1898, 16 pages. Article on: Denver Stock Yards
  5. Livestock Champion, Amarillo, Dec 1899, Special Edition, 28 pages. Articles on: Slaughter, Panhandle, Pecos Valley, LS, Channing, XIT, Canyon City, Spur, Adair
  6. Livestock Champion, Amarillo, Dec 1900, Special Edition, 16 pages. Articles on: Amarillo, LS, XIT, Terra Blanco, Milne, Bush, Hereford Grove, Slaughter, Adair
  7. Livestock Champion, Amarillo, Dec 1901, Special Edition, 22 Pages.. Articles on: XIT, LS, LX, Bonita Hereford, Portales, Milne & Bush, Carlsbad, Stratford, Goodnight College, Miami
  8. Livestock Champion, Amarillo, Dec 1901. 10 pages. Articles on: XIT, LS, Terra Blanco
    Herefords
  9. Livestock Champion, Amarillo, 24 Jan 1902. 12 pages
  10. Hamilton County News, 24 Jun 1938, Pioneer Edition, 60 pages
    Article on H.E. Chesley. (This newspaper not photocopied)
  11. Arkansas Farmer, Little Rock, 1963, Several issues. See files for info on Tom Anderson.
  12. Griffin Echo, Shackleford County, 30 Oct 1880, The Cattle Trail.
  13. Mesilla Times, Mesilla, Arizona, 1 Jan 1862, 13 Apr 1861 and possibly other dates.
    Photocopies of very poor early mechanical copies.
  14. Capitol Freehold Land and Investment (XIT) File.
    "Items for Pamphlet on Panhandle" Items include:
    The Brand, Deaf Smith County, 10 Apr 1903
    Sotham's 21st Annual Auction, Hereford Cattle, 2 Jun 1903
    The Livestock Indicator, 5 Feb 1903
    The Homestead, 28 Jan 1901
    The Breeder's Gazette, 12 Nov 1902
    Wallaces' Farmer, 14 Oct 1904
    Wallaces' Farmer, 28 Aug 1903
    Wallaces' Farmer, 12 Dec 1902
    Farming in the Great Southwest, Sept 1903
    Livestock Journal, 23 Dec 1902
    The Kansas Farmer, 4 Sep 1902
    Twentieth Century Farmer, 11 Nov 1903
    Chicago Evening Post, 3 Oct 1904

MISC. GENERAL OVERSIZE ITEMS (Cabinet #25))

  1. Final Report of Texas Water Code Committee, 1951, 8 1/2 x 14, 52 pages
  2. The Liberty Collection, 1963, facsimiles of American documents 10 x 14
  3. The Texas Declaration of Independence, facsimile, 9x14, 1943
  4. Possibilities for the Industrial Development of Texas by W. Lee O'Daniel, Gov., 2 copies,
    12x18,62 pages
  5. Lectures on Bookbinding for Hobbyists, Manly Banister, 1949, 8 1/2 x 11, 63 pages
  6. Atlas of the Mexican Conflict, Rand McNalley & Co. 1914, 11x14, 20 pages, donated by Maj. Forest Fenn
  7. Historical Biography & Libretto of the Indian Congress, 1902, Intro. by Frederick T. Cummings, 11x16, 36 pages, donated by Maj. Forest Fenn
  8. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (containing articles on Texas and various Texas cities): First Edition, 27 Sep 1890, 32 pages, in two sections, incl. First Texas Edition, 11x16 1/2
    Second Edition, 4 Oct 1890, 32 pages, in two sections, incl. Second Texas Edition, 11x16 ½
  9. Life magazine, 4 Jul 1960, Special issue on American Politics
  10. Fiesta San Antonio, Invitation programs, 12x16: 1946,1947 (3 copies), 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956
  11. Texas Executive Budget 1953-1955, Vol. 1, 236 pages, 10x14
  12. Planning Texas Technological College, c. 1956, 12x20, 35 leaves
  13. Oklahoma City Invites the Cowboy Hall of Fame, photo style album, 11 pages, 12 1/2 x 14 1/2, leather
  14. The Western Heritage Center, folder, c. 1957, 11x13

THE AMERICAN COWBOY, NGS PROOF (Filed Loose in Cabinet #16)
Proof of The American Cowboy, by Bart McDowell, published by National Geographic, c. 1971.
This proof sent to JEH for his examination and approval, 12x17 1/2 x 3, his examination.

UNFILED ITEMS

Poster, "Town Lot Sale," Pecos City, 1885, 9 1/2 x 24, 1/50,000
Map of the Cherokee Strip Indian Territory. leased by the Cherokee Strip Livestock Ass'n from the Cherokee Nation, Burgess & Walton Pub. 1884. 3 maps rolled, brittle, badly torn (on top of file cabinet to be appraised)

C. CHESTS IN EAST GALLERY

NORTHEAST CHEST

All Drawers E.E. Smith Collection Photos, etc. See EES Inventory Binder

NORTHWEST CHEST

Drawer #1 Blankets
Drawer #2 Blankets
Drawer #3 Bugbee Paintings
Drawer #4 Old Maud’s hide

SOUTHEAST CHEST

Drawer #1 Robert N. Mullin Collection. See RNM Inventory Binder
Drawer #2 Robert N. Mullin Collection. See RNM Inventory Binder
Drawer #3 Newspapers(not inventoried) see also gray boxes on top of photo files.
Drawer #4 JEH Artifacts
Doctoral hood presented to JEH 20 Mar 1989 by Hillsdale College.
Other items not inventoried

SOUTHWEST CHEST

Drawer #1 Prints/Posters
Drawer #2 Prints/Posters
Drawer #3 Prints/Posters
Drawer #4 T. Dudley Cramer Images (16x20)
Drawer #5 Library Oversize material (see Librarian)
Drawer #6 Alamo Bell Material
Drawer #7 Bugbee Drawings, Prints
Drawer #8 Bugbee Drawings and Display letter

CHEST INVENTORIES 13 Jan 2004

SOUTHWEST CHEST
Left Drawer #1 - Prints/Posters

  1. Peter Hurd portfolio. 16 x 22.
    Gerald Marr. 8 x 10 1/2
    The Oasis. 12 x 14 1/2
    The Rainy Season. 12 x 14 1/2
    Untitled, Square Dance. 12 x 14 1/2
    The Windmill (damaged) 13 3/4 x 16 1/2
    The Sheep Herder.16 x 22
  2. Schiwetz portfolio. Six Spanish Missions in Texas. Two Sets.
    17 1/2 x 23
    The Alamo
    San Jose
    Espritu Santo
    Concepcion
    Espada
    San Juan Capistrano
  3. Fechin portfolio. Sixteen Charcoal Drawings and Lithographs. 16 x 20
  4. E. Marenco portfolio. La Estancia Viaja. 25 Prints. 14 x 18
  5. Couse Advertisement Prints for Santa Fe R.R. 13 x 14
  6. R. Russell Brown Sketch Book. Collectors Series "The Southwest", signed, 13 x 18
  7. Francisco de Goya Y Lucientes, Prints, "La Tauromaquia" (33) 10 1/2 x 14 1/2
  8. D. Eleodoro Marenco Prints, "Nuestro Campo" (15) 12 x 16
  9. Edward S. Curtis Indian Prints (24) 14 1/2 x 18

Left Drawer #2 - Prints/Posters in 20x24 folders

  1. "Savage #1", Caddo Parrish, 1905, for JEH, signed Cisneros #4 of 150
  2. Credo Sancti Benedicti, printed by William L. Murphy, Butte, Montana, 1931
  3. Cattle Brand Calendar, copyright 1936, by W.E. Bush
  4. "Fort Apache" painting by Harold von Schmidt
  5. Print of Mining Methods (from 1866 lithograph). From John Lipsey, 1962
  6. Seabisquit, by R.H. Palenske, 1945 calendar, 16 1/2 x 24
  7. Jeffersonian Democrats, Declaration of Position, 1936, 3 copies, one badly rusted, 15x21
  8. Peter Hurd prints, "His First Rider" and "A Ranch on the Plain", 15 1/2 x 21
  9. Unnamed print of cowboy in front of campfire, by Saluda Dyke, 17x22
  10. Poster, "Prairie Sunset" by Frank Reaugh, 1883, 17x22
  11. "Taos Society of Artists", 1973, Verified by Linda McAdoo, #1783/5000, set of 10 prints:
    Fiesta Ranchos Church, by Ernest L. Blumenschein
    Corn Ceremony, by E. Irving Couse
    Cloud Shadows, by E. Martin Hennings
    A Summer Morning, by Walter Ufer
    Spring Plowing, by Bert G. Phillips
    Ralph Phillips, by W. Herbert Dunton
    Sunday Race, by Oscar E. Berninghaus
    Petunias, by Kenneth M. Adams
    My Gateway, by Victor Higgins
    Hunting Son, by Joseph Henry Sharp
  12. John R. Midkiff appointment as Postmaster of Midkiff, Texas, 27 May 1904, facsimile, 16x20
  13. Poster, PBMI, 1980-82, 3 copies, 17x21
  14. Poster, Texas Library Journal, #20/450, 1983
  15. Poster, Midland Centennial, 1985, signed, 14 1/2 x 23
  16. Print, "Clipper Ship Flying Cloud,1851", J. O'H. Cosgrave II, given by A. Minis, 1972, 14x18
  17. "The Road is Blocked", by Bob Gray, 1959, print of photo, 13x17
  18. Prints from Wm. Holman, 17 Dec 1976:
    That Was Randado, by John Houghton Allen, 1977, 13 1/2 x 19 1/2
    Quote from George Savile, 1690, 11x15
    Sailor's Prayer, 13 1/2 x 20
  19. Declaration of Independence, facsimile print, 13 1/2 x 15 1/2
  20. "JAL", by Mary S. Bowden, photo of painting, 16x20
  21. Prints from First National Bank in Decatur, 1983, 14 1/2 x 23:
    Wise County Heritage Museum Wise County Court House The Luker Home
  22. Outwest, by Roi Partridge, etching, 8x10 mounted 14 1/2 x 20 1/2
  23. Downtown El Paso in the 1860's, Corner El Paso and San Francisco Street, by Tom Lea, #32/100, 1962, 17 1/2 x 24

Left Drawer #3 - PRINTS/POSTERS in 12x18 folders

  1. "Wattisms, ...21" Carl Hertzog, print of Watt Matthews expressions
  2. "The Boss" Cisneros sketch of Watt Matthews, 1984, w/ letter to Mrs. JEH from Von Maszewskie
  3. Ben Carelton Mead Prints:
    "Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, 1848-1929(1958)
    "William Barclay (Bat) Masterson, 1854-1921
  4. Charles Russell prints:
    "The Wild Horse Hunters, 1905
    Bucking Horse in the Cook Fire
    "Heads or Tails"
    "Wild Horse Hunters, 1913
  5. A Recipe for the Newly Rich, from the Gourmets' Almanac
  6. Stonewall Jackson and Praxiteles Swan, by John W. Thomason
    The Excelsior Hotel, Jefferson, Texas
  7. Folio, Printed especially for J. Evetts Haley by Carl Hertzog, El Paso, "Border by J. Cisneros, quotes 16th Century letter of Aldus Manutius
  8. B/W sketch "Empire Mine, Grass Valley, by George Mathis, signed
  9. Christmas 1962 to Haleys from the Kohlers, colored pencil sketch
  10. Bob Crosby, black and white sketch
  11. 1954 calendar from Schnell Co. Photo of 7 girls
  12. Early Construction in the Southwest, Building the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, 1609
  13. Vietnam Women's Memorial, Wash. D.C. by Genna Goodacre, 11 Nov 1983, 11x13 print
  14. JEH on horseback. Reprint from Casement of Juanita, 1976, 10x14, 3 copies
  15. Steel engravings of nine Southern and Texas Generals, 12x16
    I.G. Walker
    Jno. A. Wharton
    J.B. Hood
    Thos. Rosser
    C.J. Polignac
    Sam Bell Maxey
    J. Bella (illeg)
    E. Van Dorn
    T.J. Churchill
  16. Color drawing of cowboy w/ JA brand. From and by Gene Veveny, 1983, 8x12
  17. "Nearly Mexican", b/w sketch of cowboy shooting up bar. By Bill Leftwich, 8 1/2 x 9
  18. "Will the Circle be Unbroken?" Color sketch of JEH, Strawberry, Red Wing, etc. by Ruth, 1996, 11x14
  19. Sketch of dead horse and colt, by Dan Muller. Note: P. 18, and there, close by its mammy's dead body, all a-quiver and nickering ...". 11x15
  20. "Quiet Night", print by Stefan Kramar, 11x14. Distributed. by Diamond Shamrock
  21. Sam Houston, printed portrait, "Documentary Photo Aids", 11x14
  22. Cisneros prints. Two on single sheet 14x22 (prob. proof sheet)
    Monks and Soldiers before cross, 1945, 5 1/4 x 6 1/2
    Mounted, priest, Indians and dog, 1946, 7x9
    Note: These may belong to RNM Collection
  23. Proclamation by Governor W. Lee O'Daniel. President's (Roosevelt) Birthday Celebration, 17 Jan 1939. 11 3/4 x 18
  24. "The Old Cowboy's Church", by Mary Kaylyn Allyn, c. 1990. 9 3/4 x 13

Left Drawer #4 -Small Collection #7, T. Dudley Cramer Photographs, 9 ½ x 12 1/2 mounted on 16x20

  1. Wild Horse Race, Carlsbad, NM, 1939
  2. Las Escarbadas Division Headquarters, XIT Ranch, Deaf Smith County, TX, 1970 (close-up)
  3. Las Escarbadas Division Headquarters, XIT Ranch, Deaf Smith County, TX, 1970 (windmill in background)
  4. J. Wright Mooar Ranch House, Scurry County, TX
  5. Masterson (JY) Bunkhouse, King County, TX
  6. Jowell Ranch House, Palo Pinto,County, TX
  7. Harrell Ranch House, Scurry County, TX

Right Drawer #1 - Library Oversize material (see Librarian)
Right Drawer #2 - Alamo Bell material
Right Drawer #3 - Bugbee Drawings, Prints - inventory incomplete
Five Bugbee originals, property JEH grandchildren, (in orange envelope)
Bugbee sketch w/ letter from JEH

A Christmas scene
B Chuck wagon on High Plains of N. Mexico (Donated by JEH, Jr)

Five Bugbee original sketches, Gift to library from Robert Carr Vincent & JEH, Jr. in memory of J.C. Barnes, Jr.
Right Drawer #4 - Bugbee Drawings and Display letter - inventory incomplete

SOUTH EAST CHEST

Top Left Drawer Mullin Collection
Bottom Left Drawer Mullin Collection
Top Right Drawer Newspapers
Bottom Right Drawer JEH Artifacts Doctoral hood presented to JEH 20 Mar 1989 by Hillsdale College. To JEH Artifact drawer

NORTH EAST CHEST
E.E. Smith Collection Photos, Etc.

NORTH WEST CHEST

Top Left Drawer Blankets Bottom
Left Drawer Blankets Top
Right Drawer Bugbee Paintings
Bottom Right Drawer Old Maud’s hide

Note: Newspapers being relocated into file boxes and place on top of cabinets over photo files.
Need to inventory later and check against the original handwritten inventory.

VII. GENERAL INFORMATION

A. DONOR LIST

This list does not include Collections named after donors.

Donor Collection
Adams, H.G. “Kell” SC#1
Baker, Clynice FP
Baker, Clynice MBA
Baker, Clynice WFS
Bugbee, Mrs. Harold Dow (Katherine P.) HDB
Burchitt, Mrs. C.H. “Lola” SC#16
Butler, Mrs. John P SC#15
Chesley, Mrs. Hervey E HEC
Cline Library, N. Ariz. Univ. SC#33
Cobb, Joan Cervenka SC#2
Cobb, Joan SC#21
Connine, Marty SC #31
Dunn, Mrs. Nelda JPD
Farwell, Mrs. Genille MBH
Fitzgerald, Judge James SC#29
Gazalle, Jack SC#20
Gazalle, Jack SC#20
Giddings, Douglas ECC
Hart, Mrs. Miles MBH
Hornung, Chuck G SC #30
Kelton, Bob KR
Kelton, Janell KR
Kelton, Mrs. Jim Tom KR
Lockman, Mrs. Evelyn (through J. Evetts Haley) DML
McClurg, Ann SC#21
McGrew, Norma SC #32
McWilliams, R SC#12
Pettis, Mrs. Mary Alice EES
Roberts, Richard J DMT
Smith, Leona McCormick Bryant SC #31
Sowell, Carolyn SC#21
Sparks, Dick SC#21
Strack, Mrs. Dean “Tommie” SC#4
Tyson, Jont SC#38
Ugland, Lloyd TLM
Vandale, Capt. John J EV
Vandale, Capt. John J SC#22
White, Jane Brite SC#28
Wood, Mrs. Lestor LBW

B. MATERIAL IN STORAGE
(WEST KENTUCKY STORAGE FACILITY)

CLAYTON WHEAT WILLIAMS COLLECTION
Items placed in storage:
138 paperbacks (3 cartons)
Fiction:
1920's - 23
1930's - 41
1940's - 100
1950's - 97
1960's - 7
1970's - 14
1980's - 7
Readers Digest Condensed - 18
mixed - 56
total = 363
138
501

JESSE CALEB WILLIAMS PAPERS

63 File Boxes
25 U-Haul Boxes

OTHER STORED ITEMS

All of the following collections:

Texas Land and Mortgage Ltd.-69/70 cartons
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers - 8 cartons
Woodman of the World - 1 file box
Burchetti - 1 carton
Chamber of Commerce - 6 cartons ?? Was this filed in Main Archives Room

Also the following:
John Wilson (3 cartons)
Greer (2 cartons)
Chesley (2 cartons)
Wood (6 cartons)
Old JEH books to be rebound (4 cartons)
The Border Advertiser (newspaper) (3 boxes)
Midland Chamber of Commerce (5 boxes)

C. GENERAL COLLECTION NOTES

Collections we need more information on:
Mac King Spurs
Dr. Joseph R. Rubini Maps
James Kimmins Greer

We have no information on the following:
Richard C. Marohn
Thomas Anderson
Midland County Library

Collections that are filed within the JEH Collection:
Redfern, Gertrude Vansant (JEH, II, G)
Reynolds, William D. (JEH, II, G)

Collections originally filed within the JEH files now moved to Small Collections:
Adams, Judge Bull, (Miles Hart?) (JEH, II, G)
Beck, James E. (JEH, IV, A, 11)
Boykin, Mary (JEH, II, G)
Gazalle, Jack (Jack Thorniley Diary) (JEH, II, B)
Greer, James Kimmins (JEH, II, B) (Two cartons in storage)
Key, Elizabeth Coffey (JEH, II, G)
Ledbetter, Barbara (JEH, II, B)
Murphey, John W. and Helen G. (JEH, II, G)
Vandale, Earl (JEH, IV, A, 17) (See also larger collection of letters)
Wilson, John (JEH, II, B) (Three cartons in storage)

Collection returned to donor:
C Ranch, Faskin

Collections/Donations of Books Only:
Anderson, Thomas
Bizzell
Bowden, J.J.
Donaldson, John
Dunagan, J. Conrad
Jackson, Violet
Johnson, Wm. B.
McCarver
Marohn, Richard C.
Midland County library
Patton, Bob
Rogers, Ernestine
Stenberg, Frances Walker

Collections/ Donations of Artifacts only:
First Ladies of Texas Doll Collection
King, Mac

D. ITEMS SHOWN ON OLD INVENTORIES BUT NOT FOUND
June 2001, JAB

Index to William Fletcher Cummins Papers and the William Fletcher Cummins Books (housed at Barker Center)

Speeches of Ike T. Pryor of San Antonio, Texas, 1899-1923

Transcripts from the Adjutant General’s Dept., State of Texas

Notes Upon the Buffalo Range, set down by JEH, 1925-`1928
(This has been reconstructed from notations found in card files, see binder in Library)

Indians Claim for Compensation - Kiowa, Comanche, Apache Tribes of Oklahoma and John A. Fain.
Detailed statement in support of, August 1926, Note to J. Evetts Haley with copy of speech by Comanche Chief in meeting with white representatives.

“Historical Exploration, a Year of …1930”
Report by JEH, Collector in Research in the Social Sciences, Univ. of Texas.
Special collections of various individuals
Counties documents and personal interviews in Austin, Bastrop, Brazoria, Calhoun, Cameron, Colorado,
Fayette, Fort Bend, Harrison, Jack, Marion, Matagorda, Nueces, Palo Pinto, Red River, Washington,
Webb, Wharton, Young.