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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Part #1Drawings/Blueprints of Residential Homes

Part #2Drawings/Blueprints of Commercial and Agricultural Structures

Part #3Drawings/Blueprints of City of Post Buildings and Structures

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

City of Post, Texas, Blueprints:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1908-1919 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Post (Tex.)
Title: City of Post, Texas, Blueprint Collection,
Dates: 1908-1915 and undated
Abstract: This collection consists blueprints of various structures in the City of Post, Texas.
Collection # M 5.1
Quantity: 837 blueprints (6.0 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The county seat of Garza County, Post was established as a town in 1907 when cereal magnate Charles William Post bought 200,000 acres of ranch land and created the Double U Company. The company was responsible for the construction of the town and landscaping, as well as renting and selling farm land and buildings.

The Handbook of Texas has published a more in-depth online biography of Post, Texas at http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/search.html

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists blueprints of residential homes, commercial and agricultural structures, miscellaneous buildings and structures for the city of Post, Texas. The materials were donated along with the Double U Ranch records.

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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.
Places
Post (Tex.)
Post (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
Architecture--Texas--Post.
Architecture, Domestic--Texas--Post.
Blueprints.
Buildings--Texas--Post.
Cities and towns--Texas, West.
Commercial buildings--Texas--Post.
Dwellings--Texas--Post.
Farm buildings--Texas--Post.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • Rick Dingus Photographs, 1994

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

City of Post, Texas, Blueprint Collection, 1908-1915 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
84-0015-B, 85-0024-B

Gifts, 1984-195

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, 2000

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Bibliography

Didway, Charles, ed. A History of Garza County. Seagraves, Texas: Pioneer, 1973.

Eaves, Charles Dudley and C.A. Hutchinson. Post City, Texas: C.W. Post's Colonizing Activities in West Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1952.

Macik, Gregory S. "What Makes Main Street?: a Study of the Main Street Programs in Plainview, Post, and Littlefield, Texas. "Thesis (M. of Arch.)--Texas Tech University, 1994.

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Collection Inventory

Part #1Drawings/Blueprints of Residential Homes

Item 498Buffet for C.W. Post, Also See Houseplan Drawing #11010A, November 1911
1 item
Item 702 PTwo Story House, Four Bedroom, May 1909
4 items
Item 708 PTwo Story House, Three Bedroom, May 1909
9 items
Item 2001 PTwo Story House, Three Bedroom, May 1909
12 items
Item 2002 PTwo Story House, Four Bedroom, May 1909
7 items
Item 2107 PTwo Story House, Three Bedroom, May 1909
2 items
Item 8001One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1908
3 items
Item 8002One Story House, Two Bedroom, undated
6 items
Item 8008 ADrawing of Andiron for House G, undated
1 item
Item 8011 AOne Story House, Three? Bedroom, undated
6 items
Item 8012 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, undated
11 items
Item 8013 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, April 1908
4 items
Item 8018 ATwo Story House, Four Bedroom, April 1908
5 items
Item 8028 AWater Piping Plans for House #34, undated
1 item
Item 8032 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1908
12 items
Item 8039 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, undated
6 items
Item 8051 ADrawing of Fireplace for House D, September 1908
1 item
Item 8055 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, October 1908
9 items
Item 8056 ATwo Story House, November 1908
4 items
Item 8060 ATwo Story House, November 1908
2 items
Item 8062 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908
2 items
Item 8063 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908
2 items
Item 8064 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908
5 items
Item 8065 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, November 1908
5 items
Item 9003 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, October 1908
3 items
Item 9006 AOne Story House, Three Bedroom, February 1909
3 items
Item 9007 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, February 1909
12 items
Item 9014 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, March 1909
3 items
Item 9022 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, April 1909
6 items
Item 9025 ATwo Story House, Two Bedroom, May 1909
8 items
Item 9026 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, May 1909
4 items
Item 9029 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1909
12 items
Item 9031 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1909
2 items
Item 9032 ATwo Story House, Four? Bedroom, June 1909
4 items
Item 9038 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1909
9 items
Item 9039 ATwo Story House, May 1909
9 items
Item 9040 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, August 1909
4 items
Item 9041 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9042One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9043 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9044 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9045 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9046 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9047 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9049 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 9052 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, August 1909
3 items
Item 9053 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, August 1909
6 items
Item 9054 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, September 1909
3 items
Item 9055 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, September 1909
6 items
Item 9056 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, September 1909
6 items
Item 9058 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, October 1909
2 items
Item 9060 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, October 1909
6 items
Item 9061 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, November 1909
2 items
Item 9062 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, November 1909
2 items
Item 9070 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1909
2 items
Item 10006 ATwo Story House, Two? Bedroom, September 1909
3 items
Item 10010 ATwo Story House, Three Bedroom, April 1910
3 items
Item 10019 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, July 1910
2 items
Item 10031 AOne Story House, Three Bedroom, September 1910
3 items
Item 10038 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1910
2 items
Item 11003 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, March 1911
4 items
Item 11004 AOne Story House, One Bedroom, April 1911
2 items
Item 11008 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, April 1911
2 items
Item 11010 AHouse for C.W. Post, August 1911
9 items
Item 12002 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1912
3 items
Item 12003One Story House, Two Bedroom, February 1912
3 items
Item 12004 AOne Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1911
2 items
Item 12008One Story House, Two Bedroom, April 1912
3 items
Item 12011One Story House, Two Bedroom, November 1912
7 items
Item 12012One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
9 items
Item 12013One Story House, One Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 12014One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
15 items
Item 12015One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
5 items
Item 12016One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
2 items
Item 12017One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 12018One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 12019One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 12020Detail of Window Blind, December 1912
3 items
Item 12021One Story House, Two Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 12022One Story House, One Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 12023One Story House, One Bedroom, December 1912
7 items
Item 13001One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
6 items
Item 13002One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
6 items
Item 13003One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
8 items
Item 13004One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
10 items
Item 13005One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
6 items
Item 13006One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
8 items
Item 13007One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1913
5 items
Item 13009One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
8 items
Item 13010One Story House, One Bedroom, January 1913
6 items
Item 13011One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1913
16 items
Item 13012One Story House (exterior only), 1912
1 item
Item 14003One Story House, Two Bedroom, January 1914
7 items
Item 14007One Bedroom House, with barn and chicken house, March 1914
3 items
Item 14015One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1914
5 items
Item 14016One Story House (front exterior only), undated
1 item
Item 14017One Story House, One Bedroom, undated
2 items
Item 14019One Story House, One Bedroom, undated
5 items
Item 14025One Story House, Two Bedroom (floor plan with small exterior sketch), October 1914
1 item
Item 14026One Story House, Two Bedroom, November 1914
2 items
Item 15003Two Bedroom House (floor plan only), February 1915
1 item
Item 15007One Story House, Two Bedroom, March 1915
6 items
Item 15011Two Story House, Four Bedroom, April 1915
8 items
Item 15012One Story House, Two Bedroom, May 1915
2 items
Item 15018One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1915
3 items
Item 15019One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1915
4 items
Item 15019 AOne Story House, Three Bedroom, June 1915
2 items
Item 15024One Story House, Two Bedroom, June 1915
3 items
Item 15025One Story House, Three Bedroom, July 1915
3 items
Item 15027Side Exterior View Only, July 1915
1 item
Item 15028One Story House, Two Bedroom, July 1915
2 items
Item 15030One Story House, One Bedroom, August 1915
4 items
Item 15031One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1915
3 items
Item 15033One Story House, Two Bedroom, August 1915
3 items
Item 15034One Story House, Two Bedroom, September 1915
3 items
Item 15037One Story House, Two Bedroom (floor plan only), September 1915
1 item
Item 15041One Story House, Two Bedroom, September 1915
1 item
Item 20004Drawing of Window Frame Detail, undated
1 item
Item 20005Two Story Floorplan, with plumbing plans, June 1909
2 items
Item 20006Plumbing Plans for unidentified building, undated
1 item
Item 20007Front View of Small One Story House, April 1908
2 items
Item 20008Front View and Floorplan of One Bedroom House, undated
1 item
Item 20009Front and Side Views of Farm House, undated
1 item
Item 20010One Story House, One Bedroom, undated
1 item
Item 20011Front View and Floor Plans of One Story, Two Bedroom House, September 1910
1 item
Item 20012Front View and Floor Plans of One Story, Two Bedroom House, April 1912
1 item
Item 20013Front View and Floor Plans of Two Bedroom House, December 1911
1 item
Item 20014Front View and Floor Plans of Two Bedroom House, December 1911
1 item
Item 20015Front View and Floor Plans of Two Bedroom House, undated
1 item
Item 20016Front View and Floor Plans of One Story, Two Bedroom House, March 1909
1 item
Item 20017Two Story House, Three Bedroom, August 1909
2 items
Item 20018Floor Plan Only, Two Story, Three Bedroom House, February 1909
1 item
Item 20019Two Story House (floor plans missing), 1908
9 items
Item 20020Two Story House, Four Bedroom, undated
2 items
Item 20021Floor Plan Only for Two Story, Three Bedroom House, undated
1 item

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Part #2Drawings/Blueprints of Commercial and Agricultural Structures

Item 8005 ADetails of Hotel and Restaurant, undated
1 item
Item 8006 AFoundation/Floor Plan for Unidentified Building, undated
1 item
Item 8015 ADrawing of File Cases, Unidentified Building, May 1908
1 item
Item 8016 ALivestock Shed with Attached Grain Room, undated
4 items
Item 8017 ADrawings of Store Front, May 1908
7 items
Item 8019 ADrawing of Fork for Maize/Kaffir Planter, April 1908
1 item
Item 8021 ADetails of Restaurant Building, April 1908
4 items
Item 8023 ADetails of Storefront Cases, April 1908
2 items
Item 8024 ADetail of Column Arch, Unidentified Building, May 1908
1 item
Item 8026 ADrawing of Blue Print Frame, undated
1 item
Item 8027 ADetails of Hotel, undated
3 items
Item 8031 AUnidentified Building Front and Pot Sink, undated
1 item
Item 8033 ADetails of Hotel Awnings, July 1908
2 items
Item 8034 ALivery Barn and Carriage Room, undated
1 item
Item 8035 AHotel Facade and Awning, June 1908
2 items
Item 8036 ADetails of Hotel (front desk and kitchen), undated
6 items
Item 8037 AUnidentified, Probably Details of Hotel, undated
1 item
Item 8038 APaint House, undated
1 item
Item 8041 APlumbing Plans for Hotel, June 1908
1 item
Item 8044 AKeyboard Case, Unidentified Location, undated
1 item
Item 8045 AKitchen Screen and Plumbing Sketch, Unidentified Location, July 1908
1 item
Item 8046Machinery Room and Elevator, Unidentified Location, July 1908
1 item
Item 8047 ALivestock Sheds, Tool and Grain Rooms, Bill of Materials, July 1908
2 items
Item 8048 ABoxes with Movable Partitions, Unidentified Location, August 1908
2 items
Item 8049Wall Case with Partitions, Unidentified Location, August 1908
2 items
Item 8050 ADrawing of Rope Reel and Spool Bearing, August 1908
2 items
Item 8052 ADrawings of Gate and Grain Shed, Also Labeled as Drawing 8053A, September 1908
10 items
Item 8054 ALivestock Shed with Tool and Grain Rooms, October 1908
1 item
Item 8055 ABlacksmith Shop, April 1908
2 items
Item 8058 ABunk House for Commissary, undated
1 item
Item 8059 AHay Shed, November 1908
1 item
Item 8061 ACounter and Case for Store #6, November 1908
1 item
Item 8066 ALivestock Shed with Grain and Tool Rooms, December 1908
1 item
Item 8067 AGate Plans, Unidentified Location, November 1908
2 items
Item 9001 APlans for 12 ft x 50 ft Shed, December 1908
1 item
Item 9002Plans for Grain Sheds, January 1909
3 items
Item 9006 APlans for 40 ft Wall Case, Unidentified Location, January 1909
1 item
Item 9013 ASmall Wagon Shed, Stall, Grain Room, March 1909
1 item
Item 9015 ASmall Wagon Shed, Stall, Grain Room, March 1909
1 item
Item 9018 APlans for Wall Mounted Drawers, Unidentified Location, March 1909
1 item
Item 9019 APlans for Wall Mounted Drawers, Unidentified Location, April 1909
1 item
Item 9023 AGirder Tower (probably a windmill), May 1909
2 items
Item 9024 APlans for Wall Cases and Prescription Counter, Store #4, January 1909
3 items
Item 9027 A16 ft x 85 ft Wagon Shed, May 1909
2 items
Item 9028 A50 ft x 100 ft Warehouse, Job #443, June 1909
10 items
Item 9030 A18 ft x 60 ft Shed, June 1909
2 items
Item 9033 AShelves and Counters for Restaurant Building, June 1909
1 item
Item 9034 A19 ft x 100 ft Shed, June 1909
8 items
Item 9035 AShelving for Bank Vault, July 1909
1 item
Item 9036 A19 ft x 80 ft Shed, July 1909
6 items
Item 9037 A19 ft x 80 ft Shed, July 1909
4 items
Item 9059 A12 ft x 50 ft Livestock Shed and Grain Room, August 1909
1 item
Item 9063 A18 ft x 140 ft Storage Shed, November 1909
3 items
Item 9064 AFloor Plan, South Elevation of Church, November 1909
1 item
Item 9065 ADetail of Skylight, Unidentified Location, December 1909
2 items
Item 9066 A40 ft x 120 ft Warehouse, November 1909
2 items
Item 9068 A20 ft x 100 ft Storage Shed, December 1909
2 items
Item 9069 AHog Shed, December 1909
1 item
Item 10001 ALift and Pulley Mechanism, January 1910
1 item
Item 10002 A18 ft x 60 ft Grain Room and Shed, January 1910
1 item
Item 10003 AFoundation and Floor Plan for Unidentified Building, January 1910
1 item
Item 10013 ACommercial Laundry, May 1910
3 items
Item 1001416 ft x 32 ft Unidentified Building, May 1910
1 item
Item 10016 ADrawing of Storefront, May 1910
1 item
Item 10023 APlans for Grain Building, with two pages of specification sheets, September 1910
6 items
Item 10027 AStructural Drawing Showing Sink, Closet, Lavatory Backing, October 1910
1 item
Item 10034 AGrain Store, November 1910
1 item
Item 11006 ABank Building, June 1911
10 items
Item 11008Windmill Tower, July 1911
2 items
Item 11010 ADetail of Fence, September 1912
2 items
Item 12027Steel Girder Tower, undated
4 items
Item 13008Wall Sized Mirrors and Base Moldings, Unidentified Building, January 1913
4 items
Item 13015Plans for Drawing Table, Filing Cabinet, and Bleacher, March 1913
2 items
Item 13016Drawing Table and Filing Cabinet, March 1913
3 items
Item 13017Toilets for Postex Cotton Mill, June 1913
3 items
Item 13019Details of Concrete Forms, Unidentified Building, March 1913
3 items
Item 13020Bleachery Toilet, Postex Cotton Mill, July 1913
1 item
Item 13025Cattle Shed, 18 ft x 64 ft, November 1913
2 items
Item 14004Septic Tank for Algeria Hotel, January 1914
1 item
Item 14010Small Shed, June 1914
1 item
Item 14012Details of Bank, July 1914
1 item
Item 14013Farm Buildings, July 1914
1 item
Item 14014Half Pit Silo, July 1914
1 item
Item 1501018 ft x 34 ft Office, April 1915
3 items
Item 15013Awning for Tower Building, May 1915
1 item
Item 15017 ABasement Plans for Unidentified Building, June 1915
1 item
Item 1502031 ft x 48 ft Barn, August 1915
3 items
Item 15026Shopfront. Unidentified Location, July 1915
2 items
Item 15036Grain Room, September 1915
1 item
Item 15038Stalls and Grain Room, September 1915
1 item
Item 15040Plans for Vault, Unidentified Building, September 1915
1 item
Item 15053Sheeting Inspection Building for Postex Cotton Mills, December 1915
3 items
Item 16029Grounds of Postex Cotton Mills, April 1916
4 items
Item 16039Packing House Site, June 1916
1 item
Item 20050Inventory List of Building Materials, undated
1 item
Item 20051Roof Line for Unidentified Building, undated
1 item
Item 20052Cross Section of Roof, Unidentified Building, June 1909
1 item
Item 20053Detail of Pilasters, Unidentified Building, August 1911
1 item
Item 20054Detail of Roof Supports, Unidentified Building, undated
1 item
Item 20055Detail of Staircase, undated
1 item
Item 20056Detail of Storefront Entryway, undated
1 item
Item 20057Details of Pilasters and Moldings, Unidentified Building, undated
1 item
Item 20058Floor Plan of Restroom, Unidentified Building, June 1909
1 item
Item 20059Drawing of Blueprint Frame, April 1908
1 item
Item 20060Detail of Molding, undated
1 item
Item 20061Grate Doors for Doorway, Window, undated
1 item
Item 20062Counters for Store #467, September 1909
1 item
Item 20063Details of Elevator Machinery, undated
1 item
Item 20064Unidentified Grounds Plan, undated
1 item
Item 20065Foundation Plan for Unidentified Building, undated
1 item
Item 20066Detail of Line Fence, undated
2 items
Item 20067Detail of Fence Corner, undated
3 items
Item 20068Detail of Gate Fastener for Hotel Front Door, undated
1 item
Item 20069Drawing of House, Shed, Silo, and Orchard, undated
1 item
Item 20070Orchard Plot, undated
1 item
Item 20071Floor Plans and Front Facade for Storefront, undated
3 items
Item 20072Elevator and Machine Room, undated
1 item
Item 20073Silo with Wooden Exterior, undated
1 item
Item 2007420ft x 80ft Paint Store, with Lumber Bill, April 1908
1 item
Item 2007520ft x 40 ft Paint Store, undated
1 item
Item 2007634 ft x 100 ft Barn, undated
1 item
Item 2007712 ft x 50 ft Open Livestock Shed, Grain Room and Wagon Shed, December 1908
1 item
Item 20078Roofline, Exterior View of Open Barn, undated
1 item
Item 20079Postex Cotton Mills Bleachery, June 1912
1 item
Item 20080Well House, October 1911
1 item
Item 20081Unidentified Survey or Structural Drawing, undated
1 item
Item 20082Unidentified Survey or Structural Drawing, undated
2 items

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Part #3Drawings/Blueprints of City of Post Buildings and Structures

Item 8009Post Cemetery, August 1908
3 items
Item 8031 ADrawings of School Furniture, July 1908
1 item
Item 12002Parks Near Main Street, West of Courthouse, January 1912
1 item
Item 12015Railroad Depot Park, undated
1 item
Item 12026Park in Front of "Double U" Office, July 1912
2 items
Item 12031Concrete Arch Bridge, October 1912
1 item
Item 14033Park Near Railroad Depot, October 1914
4 items
Item 20100Post School House, undated
1 item
Item 20101Post Engine House, undated
1 item
Item 20102Sketch of Barns for City Lots, undated
1 item
Item 20103Feed Trough for Post City Stables, undated
1 item
Item 20104Gate and Fencing for Canyons/Low Spots, undated
2 items

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