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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Activity Files

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Fred Eurie Young:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1917-1965, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Young, Fred Eurie, 1891-1965
Title: Fred Eurie Young Papers,
Dates: 1917-1965
Abstract: The collection concerns Fred Eurie Young, a military veteran of Lubbock, Texas.
Collection # S1229.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (2.3 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

A military veteran and attorney, Fred Eurie Young was born in 1891 in Craighead County, Arkansas. He served in both World War I and World War II, and was the chief attorney for the Lubbock, Texas, Veterans Administration (1946-1961). He retired to a private law practice in Lubbock, Texas. Young was a member of the Texas Bar Association and the Allen Brothers American Legion Post. He died in 1965.

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Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, financial and legal material, news clippings, and printed material from the South Plains Lions Club, Lubbock Boys Club, Veterans Administration, American Legion and the United States Army. The collection bulks (1941-1964) with materials concerning the First Officers Training Camp Association, including correspondence, camp bulletins, and the camp news magazine. Of special interest are materials concerning Young's service in World War I and World War II.

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Organization

The collection is arranged into the following series:
South Plains Lions Club
Lubbock Boys Club
Veterans Administration
American Legion
United States Army
United States Army Reserve

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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 (Persons)
Young, Fred Eurie, 1891-1965
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army
United States. Army Reserve
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Veterans Administration--Texas
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • Daniel O. Blackmon Papers, 1907-1991 and undated
  • Ross Ayers Papers, 1968-1973

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred Eurie Young Papers, 1917-1965, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gift, 1967

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, 2005

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Collection Inventory

Activity Files

Box Folder
1 1 South Plains Lions Club: Correspondence, Brochures, Programs and Miscellaneous, 1950-1963
2 Lubbock Boys Club: Financial Material and Printed Material, 1958-1965
3 Lubbock Boys Club: West Texas Area Council, 1958-1964
4 Veterans Administration: Correspondence, Legal Documents and Printed Material, 1946-1961
5 American Legion: Correspondence, Printed Material and Miscellaneous, 1923-1953
Box Folder
2 1 American Legion: Correspondence, Printed Material and Miscellaneous, 1947-1961
2 First Officers Training Camp Association: Correspondence, Bulletins, and First Camper News Magazine, 1941-1964
3 Texas Tech: Army Reserve Training Center: Correspondence, News Clippings and Miscellaneous, 1949-1961
United States Army
Box Folder
2 4 World War I: Correspondence, Orders and Miscellaneous, 1917-1919
5 World War II: Correspondence, Orders and Miscellaneous, 1942-1946
United States Army Reserve
Box Folder
2 6 Active Duty, World War II: Correspondence, Orders and Miscellaneous, 1942-1946
Box Folder
3 1 Correspondence, Printed Material and Miscellaneous, 1947-1949
2 Correspondence, Printed Material and Miscellaneous, 1947-1963
3 Retirement Publications and Correspondence, 1959-1964

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