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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

General Files

Scrapbook Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas):

An Inventory of Its Records, 1918-1985 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas)
Title: American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas) Records,
Dates: 1918-1985 and undated
Abstract: These are the records detailing the activities of the American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 of Lubbock, Texas.
Collection # S25.1
Quantity: 1 box and 1 oversized item (2.0 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

An auxiliary for American Legion Post 148, the organization was chartered in 1925. The post was founded in 1919-1920 and named in honor of Philip Simpson Allen and Roland Terrell Allen, Lubbock veterans of World War I who were killed in action in France. Charter members of the auxiliary included Mrs. George Brewer, Mrs. A .B. Slagle, Mrs. C. F. Stubbs, Mrs. C. P. Collier and Miss Mae Murfee. The purpose of the organization is to bring together ex-servicemen of the Lubbock, Texas area.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains some correspondence, a ledger of expenses, some news clippings, and four scrapbooks of the activities, history, and items collected from members of the American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 of Lubbock, Texas.

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Organization

The collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence, Ledger, and Scrapbook Materials.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests are restricted based on departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
American Legion. Auxiliary. Allen Brothers Post No. 148 (Lubbock, Tex.)
Veterans--Texas--Lubbock--Societies, etc.
Lubbock (Tex.)--Social life and customs.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Legion Auxiliary, Allen Brothers Post #148 (Lubbock, Texas) Records, 1918-1985 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gifts, 1980s

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, April 2004.

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Collection Inventory

General Files

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence: Business, 1967-1972
2 Printed Material: News clippings, 1969-1974 and undated
3 Financial Material: Cash Receipts Journal, 1948-1949

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Scrapbook Material

Box Folder
1 4 Scrapbook #1, 1918-1971 and undated
5 Scrapbook #2, 1918-1985 and undated
6 Scrapbook #3, 1936-1937
Scrapbook
Oversized Item #1 Scrapbook #4, 1945-1980 and undated

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