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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Financial Material

Legal Material

Journals

Miscellaneous Materials

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association:

An Inventory of its Records, 1960s-1990s and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Assocation Records
Title: Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association Records,
Dates: 1960s-1990s and undated
Abstract: The collection includes minutes of board meetings, cattle record ledgers, sales contracts, journals, newspapers, maps, and correspondence dating from the 1960s to the 1990s.
Collection # S 1739.2
Quantity: 2 boxes (2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

N. E. Britton, who was raised in Erath County, Texas, graduated from Texas A and M University in 1938. He was the manager of the historic Block Ranch from 1952 to 1964 when he became manager of the Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers. He remained there until 1984.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of material collected by N. E. Britton through his association with the Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association. The collection includes minutes of board meetings, cattle record ledgers, sales contracts, journals, newspapers, maps, and correspondence dating from the 1960s to the 1990s.

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Organization

The collection is organized by the following series: Cattle and Livestock Expenses, Cattle and Livestock Market Records, Correspondence, Journals, Legal Material, Maps, Memorabilia, Miscellaneous Materials and Letters to N.E. Britton, Newspapers, Printed Material.

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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.

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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)
Britton, N. E.
Subjects (Organizations)
Block Ranch.
Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association.
Subjects (Places)
Lincoln County (N.M.)
Lincoln County (N.M.)--History.
Subjects
Cattle breeders--New Mexico.
Cattle breeders--New Mexico--History.
Livestock--Breeding.
Ranches--New Mexico.
Mescalero indians.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mescalero Apache Cattle Raisers Association Records, 1960s-1990s and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2006-0313-B, 2007-0113-B

Gift, 2006

Processing Information

Processed by: Marcala Wiley, 2008

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Collection Inventory

Financial Material

Box Folder
1 1 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, Annual Meetings and Inventory Note Cards 1962-March 01, 1985
2 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Auditors' Reports" December 31, 1967-December 31, 1971
3 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Auditors' Reports" December 31, 1972- December 31, 1976
4 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Balance Sheets and Contracts" 1973-1988
5 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Budget Comparison" February 1976- December 1984
6 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Cattle Sales" 1964-1982
7 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Contracts" September 01, 1969-October 22, 1984
8 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Financial Reports" December 31, 1963-December 31, 1969
9 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Financial Reports" December 31, 1976- December 31, 1980
10 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Financial Reports" December 31, 1980- December 31, 1984
11 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Financial Material" August 27, 1988- August 31, 1992
12 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Financial Material" August 27, 1988- August 31, 1992
13 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Horses and Cattle Inventory" 1974-1985
14 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Projection of Net Income and cash Available for Dividends" October 31, 1982- October 31, 1984
15 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" January 01, 1967- January 1970
16 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" February 01, 1970- January 1973
17 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" February 01, 1973- January 1976
18 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" February 1976- January 1978
19 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" February 1978- January 1980
20 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" February 1980- December 1983
21 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "General Inventory" January 1984- December 1985

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Legal Material

Box Folder
1 22 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "By-Laws, Articles, and Other Miscellaneous Materials" Undated
23 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "By-Laws, Articles, and Other Miscellaneous Materials" Undated
Box Folder
2 1 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Annual Meetings" January 1964- March 04, 1989
2 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Annual Meetings" January 1964- March 04, 1989
3 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Board Meeting" 1975-1981
4 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Board Meeting" 1975-1981
5 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Board Meeting" 1975-1981
6 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Board Meeting" March 10, 1982- March 11, 1985
7 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Minutes of Board Meeting" March 10, 1982- March 11, 1985
8 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, Grazing Permit "Articles and By-Laws" January 01, 1970- December 31, 1974
9 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Plan of Operation" 1978-May 1982

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Journals

Box Folder
2 10 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
11 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
12 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
13 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
14 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
15 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
16 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984
17 Cattle and Livestock Inventory/ Market Notes, Correspondence, January 1967- December 1984

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Miscellaneous Materials

Box Folder
2 18 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Cow Sense Articles and Miscellaneous Paperwork" February 1975- August 1983
19 Cattle and Livestock Market Records, "Miscellaneous Materials and Letters to N.E. Britton" March 16, 1966- May 27, 1995

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