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Big Bend Collection, 1950-1976 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Title: Big Bend Collection, 1950-1976Add to your cart.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: This collection is comprised of a postcards, photo books, booklets, newspaper articles, maps and other materials relating to the Big Bend region. These items are arranged by content type and then by chronological order. This collection is housed in one (1) flat archival box on the SHSU Special Collection’s manuscript shelves.

Subjects: Big Bend National Park, Texas

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Big Bend Materials (1950-1976; 1 box) contains various materials on Big Bend National Park. These include postcards depicting the Chisos Mountains and the Green Gulch. There are also pamphlets in this collection; one of which has a centerfold map of the Big Bend National Park. The collection contains miniature album prints showing a pictorial guide through the park. There are also newspaper clippings and maps and other materials providing additional information on the Big Bend National Park.

This collection was donated by Ann Staples in the Spring of 2012.

Subject/Index Terms

Big Bend National Park
Texas

Administrative Information

Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Big Bend Collection. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Big Bend National Park postcards, undatedAdd to your cart.
2 postcards. The Chisos Mountains from west entrance and Green Gulch
Folder 2: Big Bend National Park Texas pamphlets, 1958 July; undatedAdd to your cart.
2 pamphlets. One has a centerfold of a map of the Big Bend National Park.
Folder 3: Big Bend National Park album prints, undatedAdd to your cart.
This is a minature album of prints as a pictorial guide through the park.
Folder 4: A Guide for the Big Bend, 1950Add to your cart.
Guidebook by Helen Maxwell, photos by by Peter Koch
Folder 5: Lost Mine Trail booklet, undatedAdd to your cart.
Guidebook of the Lost Mine Trail
Folder 6: Nature Trails  newspaper clipping, 1976 April 3Add to your cart.
Houston Chronicle. Big Bed-Land of Contrast by John L. Tveten
Folder 7: Exploring the Big Bend newspaper clipping, 1976 April 8Add to your cart.
Clipping regarding Alpine, Texas
Folder 8: Structure sections of Marathon Basin, 1937Add to your cart.
Describes the different structure sections of the Marathon Basin
Folder 9: Trails in the Chisos Mountains, 1960 AugustAdd to your cart.
Guide to the trails in the Chisos Mountains
Folder 10: Panoramic view of The Basin in the Chisos Mountains, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photo of a panaromic view of the basin of the Chisos Mountains
Folder 11: Geography of the Big Bend Region, undatedAdd to your cart.
The University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology. Peter  T.Flawn, Director. Big Bend National Park, Texas. Plate 1
Folder 12: The Big Bend Pterodactyl, undatedAdd to your cart.
Information about the Pterodactyl found in Big Bend
Folder 13: Big Bend National Park with principal geologic and topographic features and roads, 1962Add to your cart.
Survey of the geology and topography of Big Ben


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