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

Major Collections

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
WWC Woman’s Wednesday Club
LBW Lestor Blake Wood
WOW Woodmen of the World

Major Collection Descriptions

HAROLD DOW BUGBEE COLLECTION (HDB)

HDB - Harold Bugbee Collection

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)

JPD - John Dunn Collection

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)

ECC - ELSINORE Ranch Collection

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)

EHJ - Evetts Haley Junior Collection

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)

JOG - James Guleke Collection

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)

MBH - Miles Hart Collection

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)

DML - Dewitt Lockman Collection

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)

MF - Midkiff Family Collection

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)

MCC - Midland-C-OF-C Collection

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.

FOY PROCTOR COLLECTION (FP)

FP - Foy Proctor Collection

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)

WFS - Will Scarborough Collection

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)

DMT -Delbert Maurice Tanner Collection

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)

KHT - Karen Holliday Tanner Collection

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)

TLM - Texas Land & Mortgage Collection

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)

EV - Earl Van dale Collection

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)

WWW - Woman's Wednesday Club Collection

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

KELTON RANCH PAPERS (KR)

KR - Kelton Ranch Collection

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

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