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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Collection Inventory

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

D. F. Abney:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1929-1951, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Abney, Dewitt Fleetwood, 1886-1967
Title: D. F. Abney Papers,
Dates: 1929-1951
Abstract: Financial records of D. F. Abney's business interests.
Collection # S 3.1
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear foot)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Born in 1886, Abney attended Howard Payne College, and graduated from Southwestern University in 1909. He owned a car dealership in Brownwood, Texas, during the depression and World War II years. His son, Mark Lyle, worked with him in the dealership.

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Scope and Content

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.

Includes accounting ledgers and sales and employee records pertaining to Abney's car dealership. Also includes records of Abney's defense savings-bond investments.

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.
The (Collection Title, excluding Inclusive Dates) is organized by the following series:

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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.

Duplication requests are limited by 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 (Persons)
Abney, Dewitt Fleetwood, 1886-1967
Subjects (Organizations)
Citizens National Bank (Brownwood, Tex.)
Abney and Bohannon, Inc. (Brownwood, Tex.)
Abney Motor Company (Brownwood, Tex.)
Subjects (Places)
Brownwood (Tex.)
Subjects
Automobile dealers--Texas--History.
Automobiles--Prices--History.
Depressions--1929--Texas--Brownwood.
World War, 1939-1945--Texas--Brownwood.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

D. F. Abney Papers, 1929-1951, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Processing Information

Processed by: Connie McLarty

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Collection Inventory

Financial Material, 1929-1951

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