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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

General Office Files, 1939-1973

Maps, 1940, 1951 and undated

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

American Red Cross, Brownwood Texas Chapter:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1939-1973, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Red Cross, Brownwood Texas Chapter
Title: American Red Cross, Brownwood Texas Chapter Records,
Dates: 1939-1973
Abstract: The collection contains information on the chapter's work during World War II and during Texas disaster relief projects.
Collection # S121.1
Quantity: 12 boxes (12 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Brownwood Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross has been involved in disaster relief, first aid and safety training, military liaison, and war production.

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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.

The collection contains information on the chapter's work during World War II and during Texas disaster relief projects. Includes correspondence, general office files, and financial material pertaining to the activities of the American Red Cross chapter of Brownwood, Texas. Also includes printed material of the American Red Cross (1943-1964).

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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 American Red Cross. Brownwood Texas Chapter Records are 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 (Organizations)
American Red Cross. Brownwood, Texas, Chapter.
Red Cross and Red Crescent--Texas.
Subjects (Places)
Brownwood (Tex.)
Texas City (Tex.)
Fort Hood (Tex.)
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945--War work--Texas.
World War, 1939-1945--War work--Red Cross.
Hurricane Carla, 1961.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Voluntary health agencies--Texas.
Aquatic sports--Safety measures.
First aid in illness and injury.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Red Cross. Brownwood Texas Chapter Records, 1939-1973, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

n/a

Processing Information

Processed by: n/a

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Collection Inventory

General Office Files, 1939-1973

Correspondence, 1941-1973
Financial Material, 1943-1973
General Files, 1939-1972
Blood Services, 1952-1955
Building, 1946-1965
Cases, 1945-1951
Chapter, 1942-1970
Gray Ladies, 1941-1946
Home Services, 1948-1959
Junior Red Cross, 1943-1951
Limited Services, 1961-1970
Longhorn Operation, 1952
Mobile First Aid, 1941-1942
Motor Corps, 1941-1946
Nursing, 1941-1970
Nutrition Services, 1950-1955
Polio, 1948-1951
Public Information, 1944-1946
Red Cross State Conference, 1956-1962
Relief Activities, 1942-1972
Staff Assistance, 1941-1948
Volunteer Services, 1939-1970
WAF Band Concert Tour, 1952-1954
World War II, 1942-1965
Water Safety and First Aid, 1940-1972
Printed Material, 1943-1964

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Maps, 1940, 1951 and undated

Brown County, Texas, Road Map, (1 item) undated
Brownwood, Texas, Street map, 1940, 1951, and undated (6 items) 1940-1951 and undated
Dallas, Texas, City-County street map (1 item), undated

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