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Burt C. Blanton papers, 1915-1986 | Manuscripts

By Jaime Janda

Collection Overview

Title: Burt C. Blanton papers, 1915-1986Add to your cart.
ID: 01/BA.7
Primary Creator: Blanton, Burt C. (1897-1986)
Extent: 13.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/1978. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Agriculture -- Texas., Blanton, Burt C., 1897-1986, Railroads — Mexico — History, Railroads — United States — History
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence, printed material, literary productions, and photographs relating to Burt Blanton's career as a private business consultant and Regional Business Consultant for the U.S. Department of Commerce. The collection also includes five unpublished manuscripts authored by Blanton concerning railway travel in the United States and Mexico in the twentieth century.

Collection Historical Note

Burt Blanton's was a business consultant and also the editor of The Clearance Card, the newsletter of the Southwest Railroad Historical Society, as well as an advocate of rail passenger service.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 78-006, 82-012, 85-007
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Burt C. Blanton
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Burt C. Blanton Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 1Add to your cart.
 
Box 1Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60333
Folder 1: Biographical MaterialAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: NotesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Speech, 1979Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Blanton’s Survey of Current BusinessAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Report: Utility Service for Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, 1927Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Report: Texas Power and Light, 1928Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Report: Brownwood Chamber of Commerce, 1940Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Report: Safeway, 1940Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Report: A-B-C Company, 1942Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Report: Southwestern Business; Under War Economy, 1943Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Report: Prescott, Arizona, 1954Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Report: W.L. Bates & Company, 1963Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Report: Jacksonville, Marlin, Mexia, 1963Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Report: Amtrak Routes, 1975Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Report: Amtrak Routes, 1978Add to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Southwest Railroad Historical Society News: Letter, March 1978 - May 1978Add to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Southwest Railroad Historical Society News: Letter, June 1978 - August 1978Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Southwest Railroad Historical Society News: Letter, October 1978 - December 1978Add to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Atomic DataAdd to your cart.
 
Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60334
Folder 1: Census DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: City DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Farm DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Farm Data: Survey of Industrial Utilization Potentials of Sorghum GrainsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Farm Data: A Description of the Agriculture and Type of Farming Areas in TexasAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Industrial DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Industrial DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Industrial DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Mineral DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Mineral DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Motor Vehicle Data: OklahomaAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Motor Vehicle Data: OklahomaAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Petroleum DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Scholastic DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Sulphur DataAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Tax Data: New MexicoAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Tax Data: New MexicoAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Letters, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Personal Letters and Correspondence, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Birthday CardsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 21: Newsletters and Newspaper Clippings, 1972; 1985Add to your cart.
 
Box 3Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60335
Folder 1: Texas Bank Directory, 1936Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Texas Bank Directory, 1937Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Texas Bank Directory, 1938Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Texas Bank Directory, 1939Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Texas Bank Directory, 1940Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Texas Bank Directory, 1941Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Texas Bank Directory, 1942Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Texas Bank Directory, 1943Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Texas Bank Directory, 1944Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Texas Bank Directory, 1945Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Texas Bank Directory, 1946Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Texas Bank Directory, 1947Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Texas Bank Directory, 1948Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Texas Bank Directory, 1949Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Texas Bank Directory, 1950Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Texas Bank Directory, 1951Add to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Texas Bank Directory, 1952Add to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Texas Bank Directory, 1953Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Commercial Traveler’s Guide to Latin America: Part I - West Coast of South AmericaAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Commercial Traveler’s Guide to Latin America: Part II - East Coast of South AmericaAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 21: Commercial Traveler’s Guide to Latin America: Part III - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean CountriesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 22: Southwestern Bank Directory, 1949Add to your cart.
 
Folder 23: Southwestern Bank Directory, 1954Add to your cart.
 
Folder 24: Southwestern Bank Directory, 1955Add to your cart.
 
Folder 25: Southwestern Bank Directory, 1956Add to your cart.
 
Folder 26: Southwestern Bank Directory, 1959Add to your cart.
 
Folder 27: Southwestern Bank Directory, 1965Add to your cart.
 
Box 4Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60336
Folder 1: National Defense and Agriculture in the Southern Great Plains, 1941Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: World Atlas of Commercial Geology: Part I - Distribution of Mineral Production, 1921Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: World Atlas of Commercial Geology: Part II - Distribution of Mineral Production, 1921Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: University of Texas Bulletin: Contribution to Geology, 1928Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Texas Looks Ahead: Volume I - The Resources of Texas, 1944Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Bulletin of the University of Texas: Review of the Geology of Texas, 1916Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: The Brown Iron Ores of Eastern Texas, 1938Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: University of Texas Bulletin: The Geology of East Texas, 1918Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Printed Material: Newsletter – The 6:53Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Printed Material: Pamphlets and BrochuresAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Printed Material: Promotional Material – SPV-2000 CarAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Printed Material: The United States Mission in Mexico, 1942-1946Add to your cart.
Pages 1-50
Folder 13: Printed Material: The United States Mission in Mexico, 1942-1946Add to your cart.
Pages 51-119
Box 5Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60337
Folder 1: Correspondence: Naomi Powell, December 12, 1980 - May 19, 1981Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Correspondence: “The Editor”, January 21, 1965 - January 7, 1970Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Correspondence: “The Editor”, November 2, 1970 - January 1, 1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Correspondence: “The Editor”, January 17, 1974 - July 16, 1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Correspondence: Letters to Blanton, July 7, 1953 - August 22, 1972Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Correspondence: Letters to Blanton, August 23, 1972 - December 14, 1984Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Correspondence: Letters to Blanton, September 13, 1985 - October 22, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Correspondence: Letters to Blanton, October 23, 1985 - November 12, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Correspondence: Letters to Blanton, November 13, 1985 - November 21, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Correspondence: Letters to Blanton, December 1 ,1985 - December 26, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Correspondence: Letters from Blanton, July 10, 1953 - February 1, 1967Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Correspondence: Letters from Blanton, March 14, 1967 - August 19, 1972Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Correspondence: Letters from Blanton, October 28, 1972 - July 10, 1978Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Correspondence: Letters from Blanton, August 5, 1980 - November 22, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Correspondence: Miscellaneous LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Correspondence: CardsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Correspondence: CardsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Personal NotesAdd to your cart.
 
Box 6Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60338
Folder 1: Documents: HR-9142; HR-17849; S-512Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Documents: Finance Dockets #23657 & #24819Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Documents: Petition to Reopen InvestigationAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Literary Productions: Book – The Queen Thou Gavest MeAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Literary Productions: Newsletter – Blanton’s Survey of Current BusinessAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1979Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1981Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1982Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1983Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1984Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Literary Productions: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Box 7Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60339
Folder 1: Literary Productions: Report – Blanton’s Unit Surveys of Texas Business and Commercial Markets – City/County Series, 1939Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Literary Productions: Report – Deaf Smith County:  A Technical StoryAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Literary Productions: Report – The Economic Necessity for the Improvement of the Red River as an Inland Water-WayAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Literary Productions: Report – The Industrial Opportunities in Central East Texas and Brief Facts About the AreaAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Literary Productions: Report – The Industrial Potential of Corpus Christi TexasAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Literary Productions: Report – Technical Survey of the Future of Greater Dallas and Dallas County, TX, 1947-1957Add to your cart.
Section A; Pages 1-50
Folder 7: Literary Productions: Report – Technical Survey of the Future of Greater Dallas and Dallas County, TX, 1947-1957Add to your cart.
Pages 51-100
Folder 8: Literary Productions: Report – Technical Survey of the Future of Greater Dallas and Dallas County, TX, 1947-1957Add to your cart.
Pages 101-150
Folder 9: Literary Productions: Report – Technical Survey of the Future of Greater Dallas and Dallas County, TX, 1947-1957Add to your cart.
Pages 151-200
Box 8Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60340
Folder 1: Literary Productions: Report – Technical Survey of the Future of Greater Dallas and Dallas County, TX, 1947-1957Add to your cart.
Pages 201-251
Folder 2: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Historical ResumeAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Literary Productions: Manuscript – 400,000 Miles By RailAdd to your cart.
Pages 462-482
Folder 4: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Great Passenger Trains of the 1920’sAdd to your cart.
Pages 1-120
Folder 5: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Great Passenger Trains of the 1920’sAdd to your cart.
Pages 60-121
Folder 6: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Great Passenger Trains of the 1920’sAdd to your cart.
Pages 122-180B
Folder 7: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Great Passenger Trains of the 1920’sAdd to your cart.
Pages 181-1246
Folder 8: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Reminiscences of LifeAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Reminiscing 77 Years of Travel on the RailsAdd to your cart.
Pages 1-55
Folder 10: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Reminiscing 77 Years of Travel on the RailsAdd to your cart.
Pages 56-109
Folder 11: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Reminiscing 77 Years of Travel on the RailsAdd to your cart.
Pages 110-182
Folder 12: Literary Productions: Manuscript – The Story of a RailroadAdd to your cart.
Pages 1-49
Folder 13: Literary Productions: Manuscript – The Story of a RailroadAdd to your cart.
Pages 50-77
Folder 14: Literary Productions: Manuscript – The Story of a RailroadAdd to your cart.
Pages 78-113
Folder 15: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Traveling Narrow GaugeAdd to your cart.
Pages 1-59
Folder 16: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Traveling Narrow GaugeAdd to your cart.
Pages 60-118
Folder 17: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Traveling Narrow GaugeAdd to your cart.
Pages 119-177
Box 9Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60341
Folder 1: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Traveling Narrow GaugeAdd to your cart.
Pages 178-238
Folder 2: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Yesterday’s Railroads Serving DallasAdd to your cart.
Pages 1-54
Folder 3: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Yesterday’s Railroads Serving DallasAdd to your cart.
Pages 55-100
Folder 4: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Yesterday’s Railroads Serving DallasAdd to your cart.
Pages 101-165
Folder 5: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Press ReleasesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Literary Productions: Manuscript – Radio Program (KRLD) – Comment: Texas’ Passenger Rail ServiceAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Literary Productions: Articles – “The Union Depot That Endured” & “Do Railroads Really Want Passengers? And Vice Versa”Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Printed Materials: Booklet – The Lake Superior Transportation MuseumAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Printed Materials: Bulletins – ChurchAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Printed Materials: Bulletin – Committee for Economic DevelopmentAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Printed Materials: Bulletin – National Association of Railroad PassengersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Printed Materials: Clippings, September 16, 1964 - January 2, 1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Printed Materials: Clippings, January 6, 1969 - February 23, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Printed Materials: Clippings, March 12, 1973 - October 2, 1975Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Printed Materials: Clippings, October 24, 1975 - December 8, 1979Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Printed Materials: Clippings, January 8, 1980 - April 12, 1985Add to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Printed Materials: Newsletter – The Clearance Card, 1985Add to your cart.
No. 3 and 4
Folder 18: MemorabiliaAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 19: Photographs and PostcardsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Negatives:  ArtworkAdd to your cart.
 
Box 10Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60342
Folder 7: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Evaluating Future Business, Industrial & Investment Potentialities of 100 Cities in the Southwest Region, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
 
Box 11Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60343
Folder 1: Literary Production: Prospectus of Projected Rapid Transit Railway between Gainesville and Sherman, Texas for the Gainesville-Sherman Traction CompanyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Literary Production: Industrial Contact Trip for City and Port of Corpus Christi No. 1Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Literary Production: Industrial Contact Trip for City and Port of Corpus Christi No. 2Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Literary Production: Industrial Contact Trip for City and Port of Corpus Christi No. 3Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Literary Production: Industrial Contact Trip for City and Port of Corpus Christi No. 4Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Literary Production: Industrial Contact Trip for City and Port of Corpus Christi No. 5Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Literary Production: Industrial Contacts in Houston Metropolitan Area for Southwestern Electric Service CompanyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Literary Production: Industrial Contacts made for W.L. Bates CompanyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Literary Production: Industrial Prospects for Lone Star Gas Company, 1953Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Literary Production: Industrial Prospects for Lone Star Gas Company, 1957Add to your cart.
 
Folder 11: Literary Production: Industrial Prospects for Lone Star Gas Company, 1958Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Literary Productions: Technical Survey Portraying Potentialities of Proposed Amtrak Transcontinental Experiment Route from Atlanta to Los AngelesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Literary Productions: Technical Survey of Proposed Amtrak Routes:  Dallas-Houston, Dallas-San Antonio, Houston-San AntonioAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Literary Productions: Industrial Survey of the City of Galveston and Galveston CountyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Literary Productions: Industrial Survey of the City of Galveston and Galveston CountyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Literary Productions: Industrial Survey of the City of Galveston and Galveston CountyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Literary Productions: Industrial Survey of the City of Galveston and Galveston CountyAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 18: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
 
Box 12: Oversized RecordsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60344
Box 806b: Chambers of CommerceAdd to your cart.
NOTE: NOTE: This box is housed in the Special Collections Department and it is shelved under the Rosenzweig Family's Tex Glass, Inc. Records with a Collection Number of BA.6. This box contains the Rosenzweig Family's Tex Glass, Inc. Records and the Burt C. Blanton Papers (Chambers of Commerce Collection). The Gus Seligmann Collection (Student Genealogies) materials have been removed from this box.
Barcode: 706474
Series 2: Rolled ItemsAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1: Map BoxAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 624083
Item 1: Economic Progress Chart of Texas, 1836-1936Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611548
Item 2: Map of Downtown Business Area of Dallas, 1947Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611549
Item 3: Sketches of Agriculture and BusinessAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611550
Item 4: Economic Map of Southwest Trade Territory, 1934Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611545
Item 5: Economic Map of Southwest Trade Territory, 1934Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611546
Item 6: Economic Map of Southwest Trade Territory, 1933Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611547
Item 7: Economy and Business Map of Texas, 1938Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611544
Item 8: Blanton's Chart of Texas Business, 1939Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611543
Item 9: Blanton's Chart of Texas Business, 1939Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611542
Series 3: Map CaseAdd to your cart.
 
Map Case 1Add to your cart.
 
Drawer 1.9Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 620016
Folder 1Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611496
Map Case 2Add to your cart.
 
Drawer 2.2Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 620029
Folder 1Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611498

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