01/BA.8 Guide to the J.L. Myers' Sons Records J.L. Myers' Sons Finding Aid Authors: Jaime Janda.

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Guide to the J.L. Myers' Sons Records 1949/1969 Manuscripts Overview of the Collection J.L. Myers' Sons Records 1949-1969 01/BA.8 J.L. Myers' Sons 28.00 English Manuscripts Collection of materials pertaining to the well drilling company created by John Luther Myers in the 1890s. After his death in 1943, Myers' sons carried on the family business. Two of the Myers' siblings, DeWitt L. Myers and Robert F. Myers, co-manages the business from Denton and Dallas. Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Accruals:

78-004,85-002,1990-033,91-005

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

J.L. Myers' Sons Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Arrangement of Materials:

The origianal arrangement has been kept.

Scope and Contents

Material consists of family biographical information, material from water well reports, well reports for Texas cities and counties, as well as documentation on water supply corporations that had wells drilled by J.L. Myers Sons during the period of 1949 to 1969.

Detailed List of Contents id52987 1 60579 id143054 1 1 Westminister Water Supply Corporation November 1962 Scope and Contents

Westminister - Collin County - Water Well

id143055 1 2 City of Red Oak December 1962 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Well #2

id143056 1 3 Roane Water Supply Corporation December 1962 Scope and Contents

Navarro County - Wells #1 and #2

id143057 1 4 City of Alvord January 1963 Scope and Contents

Wise County - Water Well #2

id143058 1 5 City of Arlington January 1963 Scope and Contents

Municipal Airport - Tarrant County - Paluxy Sand Water Well

id143059 1 6 Owens Country Sausage February 1963 Scope and Contents

Richardson - Dallas County - Paluxy Sand Water Well #1

id143060 1 7 Barksdale Water Supply Corporation May 1963 Scope and Contents

Barksdale - Edwards County - Wells #1 and #2

id143061 1 8 Weston Water Supply Corporation May 1963 Scope and Contents

Weston - Collin County - Water Well

id143063 1 9 Dallas Gun Club June 1963 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Water Well

id143064 1 10 City of Ferris June 1963 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Woodbine Water Well #3

id143080 1 11 Malone Water Supply Corporation June 1963 Scope and Contents

Malone - Hill County - Trinity Sand Water Well

id143081 1 12 Slidell Water Supply Corporation June 1963 Scope and Contents

Slidelll - Wise County - Water Well #1

id143082 1 13 Texas Industries June 1963 Scope and Contents

Midlothian Cement Plant - Midlothian - Ellis County

id143083 1 14 Argyle Water Supply Corporation July 1963 Scope and Contents

Argyle - Denton County - Well #1

id143084 1 15 City of Clifton July 1963 Scope and Contents

Bosque County - Trinity Well #2

id143085 1 16 Town of Lindsay July 1963 Scope and Contents

Cooke County - Trinity Water Well

id143086 1 17 Era Water Supply Corporation August 1963 Scope and Contents

Era - Cooke County - Well #1

id143087 1 18 City of Justin August 1963 Scope and Contents

Trinity Water Well - Well #3

id143088 1 19 Prairie Hill Water Supply Corporation August 1963 Scope and Contents

Prairie Hill - Limestone County - Trinity Well #1

id52988 2 60580 id143173 2 1 Crockett Company September 1963 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Paluxy Water Well #1

id143174 2 2 Standard Oil Company of Texas September 1963 Scope and Contents

Sherman Plant - Grayson County - Woodbine Well #2

id143175 2 3 City of Detroit October 1963 Scope and Contents

Red River County - Well #1

id143176 2 4 Turnersville Water Supply Corporation November 1963 Scope and Contents

Turnersville - Coryell County - Trinity Water Well

id143177 2 5 Petty Water Supply Corporation January 1964 Scope and Contents

Petty Lamar County - Well #1

id143178 2 6 Elk City Water Supply Corporation February 1964 Scope and Contents

Elk - McLennan County - Trinity Water Well #1

id143179 2 7 City of Hutchins February 1964 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Woodbine Water Well #3

id143180 2 8 Lakeside Water Supply District February 1964 Scope and Contents

Lakeside Village - Bosque County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143181 2 9 Riesel Municipal Utility District March 1964 Scope and Contents

Riesel - McLennan County - Trinity Water Well, Well #2

id143182 2 10 Bartley Woods Water Supply Corporation April 1964 Scope and Contents

Cotton Center - Fannin County - Water Well #1

id143183 2 11 Ben Franklin Water Supply Corporation May 1964 Scope and Contents

Ben Franklin - Delta County - Paluxy Water Well #1

id143184 2 12 Desert Water Supply Corporation May 1964 Scope and Contents

Desert - Collin County - Woodbine Well #1

id143185 2 13 Perry Water Supply April 1964 Scope and Contents

Perry - Falls County - Trinity Water Well

id52989 3 60581 id143188 3 1 City fo Frisco April 1964 Scope and Contents

Collin County - Trinity Water Well #3

id143189 3 2 City of Whitewright May 1964 Scope and Contents

Grayson County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #3

id143190 3 3 Brookston Water Supply Corporation June 1964 Scope and Contents

Brookston - Lamar County Well #1

id143191 3 4 City of Milford June 1964 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Well #2

id143192 3 5 Hilltop Water Supply Corporation July 1964 Scope and Contents

Hilltop - McLennan County - Trinity Well #1

id143193 3 6 Nas-Forreston Water Supply Corporation August 1964 Scope and Contents

Forreston - Ellis County - Trinity Water Well #1

id143194 3 7 Bethany Water Supply Corporation September 1964 Scope and Contents

Johnson County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143195 3 8 Boyce Water Supply Corporation September 1964 Scope and Contents

Boyce - Ellis County - Woodbine Water Well #1

id143196 3 9 City of Grand Prairie Municipal Golf Course September 1964 Scope and Contents

Dallas , Tarrant Counties - 2 Wells: Woodbine Sand, Paluxy Sand

id143197 3 10 City of Palmer September 1964 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Woodbine Water Well #2

id52990 4 60582 id143202 4 1 Bartonville Water Supply Corporation October 1964 Scope and Contents

Bartonville - Denont County - Paluxy Sand Water Well #1

id143203 4 2 Sardis - Lone-Elm Water Supply Corporation December 1964 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143204 4 3 City of Wilmer October 1964 Scope and Contents

Dallas county - Trinity Sand Water Well #3

id143205 4 4 Whie Shed Water Supply Corporation January 1965 Scope and Contents

Bonham - Fannin County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #1

id143206 4 5 Hebron Water Supply Corporation February 1965 Scope and Contents

Hebron - Denton County - Woodbine Water Well #1

id143207 4 6 Hebron Water Supply Corporation February 1965 Scope and Contents

Hebron - Denton County - Paluxy Water Well, Well #2

id143208 4 7 West Leonard Water Supply Corporation March 1965 Scope and Contents

Leonard - Fannin County - Woodbine Well #1

id143209 4 8 Buena Vista - Bethel Water Supply Corporation May 1965 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143275 4 9 City of Cedar Hill May 1965 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Sand Water Well #3

id143276 4 10 Dial Water Supply Corporation May 1965 Scope and Contents

Fannin County - Paluxy Sand Water Well #1

id143277 4 11 Brotherton Water Supply Corporation June 1965 Scope and Contents

Fannin County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #1

id52992 6 60584 id143044 6 1 Town of Flower Mound January 1966 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Water Wells #1 and #2

id143045 6 2 Hill County Water Supply Corporation January 1966 Scope and Contents

Trinity Water Well #1

id143046 6 3 Arledge Ridge Water Supply Corporation February 1966 Scope and Contents

Fannin County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #1

id143047 6 4 City of Blooming Grove November 1966 Scope and Contents

Navarro County - Woodbine Water Well #2

id143048 6 5 Bagwell Water Supply Corporation March 1966 Scope and Contents

Red River County - Water Well #1

id143049 6 6 Dog Ridge Water Supply Corporation March 1966 Scope and Contents

Bell County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143050 6 7 Brandon-Irene Water Supply Corporation April 1966 Scope and Contents

Hill County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143051 6 8 City of Grand Prairie April 1966 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Water Well #21

id143052 6 9 City of Howe April 1966 Scope and Contents

Grayson County - Water well #3

id143053 6 10 City of Grand Prairie May 1966 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Water Well #22

id52993 7 60585 id142923 7 1 City of Pilot Point June 1966 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Trinity Water Well #4

id142924 7 2 Frognot Water Supply Corportation July 1966 Scope and Contents

Collin County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #1

id142925 7 3 Lebanon Water Supply Corporation August 1966 Scope and Contents

Collin County - Paluxy Sand Water Well #1

id142926 7 4 Hickory Creek Water Supply Corporation January 1967 Scope and Contents

Hunt County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #1

id142927 7 5 Mustang Water Cupply Corporation January 1967 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Trinity Sand Water Wells #1 and #2

id142928 7 6 M-S Water Supply Corporation February 1967 Scope and Contents

Myers Settlement - McLennan County - Trinity Water Well #1

id142929 7 7 Luella Water Supply Corporation March 1967 Scope and Contents

Grayson County - Water Well #1

id142930 7 8 M-J-C Water Supply corporation March 1967 Scope and Contents

Lamar County - Water Well #1

id142931 7 9 City of Aubrey May 1967 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Water Well #3

id52995 9 60587 id142936 9 1 City of Saint Jo March 1968 Scope and Contents

Montage County - Water Wells #4 and #5

id142937 9 2 South Grayson Water Supply Corporation April 1968 Scope and Contents

Grayson County - Water Wells #1 and #2

id142938 9 3 Green Springs Water Supply Coporation May 1968 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Trinity Water Well #1

id142939 9 4 Miller Grove Water Supply Corportation June 1968 Scope and Contents

Hopkins County - Water Wells #1 and #2

id142940 9 5 City of Tom Bean June 1968 Scope and Contents

Grayson County - Woodbine Well #2

id142941 9 6 Chatt Water Supply Corporation July 1968 Scope and Contents

Hill County - Well #1

id142942 9 7 Pink Hill Water Supply Corporation July 1968 Scope and Contents

Pink Hill - Grayson County - Woodbine Well #1

id142943 9 8 City of Granbury September 1968 Scope and Contents

Water Wells #E1, #E2, and #E3

id142944 9 9 Webb Hill Recreation Center November 1968 Scope and Contents

Hunt County - Woodbine Water Well #1

id142945 9 10 Black Rock Water Supply Corporation February 1969 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Trinity Water Well #1

id143278 8 id143282 8 1 Martin Springs Water Supply Corporation June 1967 Scope and Contents

Hopkins County - Water Wells #1 and #2

id143283 8 2 Pickton Water Supply Corporation June 1967 Scope and Contents

Pickton - Hopkins County - Water Well #1

id143284 8 3 City of Celina July 1967 Scope and Contents

Collin County - Trinity Water Well #3

id143285 8 4 Argyle Water Supply Corporation August 1967 Scope and Contents

Argyle - Denton County - Water Well #2

id143286 8 5 Texas Industries - Cement Plant August 1967 Scope and Contents

Midlothian - Ellis County - Water Well #4

id143287 8 6 Southwest Fannin County Water Supply Corporation September 1967 Scope and Contents

Water Well #1

id143288 8 7 Lake Whitney Recreation Club December 1967 Scope and Contents

Hill County - Water Well #1

id143289 8 8 Brookhaven Country Club March 1968 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Water Well #2

id143290 8 9 City of Coppell March 1968 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Water Well, Well #3

id52996 10 60588 id143170 10 1 Invoices A id143171 10 2 Invoices B id143172 10 3 Invoices B (2) id52997 11 60589 id142920 11 1 Invoices C id142921 11 2 Invoices C (2) id142922 11 3 Invoices D id52998 12 60590 id142961 12 1 Invoices D id142962 12 2 Invoices E id142963 12 3 Invoices F id142964 12 4 Invoices G id52999 13 60591 id142946 13 1 Invoices G id142947 13 2 Invoices H id142948 13 3 Invoices H (2) id53000 14 60592 id142912 14 1 Invoices I id142913 14 2 Invoices J id142914 14 3 Invoices K id142915 14 4 Invoices L id53001 15 60593 id143186 15 1 Invoices M id143187 15 2 Invoices Mc id53002 16 60594 id142916 16 1 Invoices O id142917 16 2 Invoices P id142918 16 3 Invoices P (2) id142919 16 4 Invoices R id53003 17 60595 id143279 17 1 Invoices R id143280 17 2 Invoices S id143281 17 3 Invoices S (2) id53004 18 60596 id143040 18 1 Invoices T id143041 18 2 Invoices U id143042 18 3 Invoices V id143043 18 4 Invoices W id53005 19 60597 id143165 19 1 Invoices W id143166 19 2 Invoices Y - Z id143167 19 3 Receipt Ledger 1904 - 1905 id143168 19 4 Cash Receipt Ledger 1938 id143169 19 5 Receipt Ledger 1917 - 1926 id53006 20 60598 id142965 20 1 Driller's Log 1955 id142966 20 2 Driller's Logs - Collin, Denton, and Dallas Counties 1939 - 1970 id142967 20 3 Driller's Logs - Mesos (part 1 of 3) id142968 20 4 Driller's Logs - Mesos (part 2 of 3) id142969 20 5 Driller's Logs - Mesos (part 3 of 3) id53007 21 60599 id142932 21 1 Driller's Logs - Dallas (part 1 of 3) id142933 21 2 Driller's Logs - Dallas (part 2 of 3) id142934 21 3 Driller's Logs - Dallas (part 3 of 3) id142935 21 4 Driller's Logs - Denton (part 1 of 4) id53008 22 60600 id142894 22 1 Driller's Logs - Denton (part 2 of 4) id142895 22 2 Driller's Logs - Denton (part 3 of 4) id142896 22 3 Driller's Logs - Denton (part 4 of 4) id142897 22 4 Bid Tabulations 1950 - 1968 id53009 23 60601 id142898 23 1 Index A - H id142899 23 2 Index I - P id142900 23 3 Index Q - Z id142901 23 4 William A Blakely - Trinity #1 id142902 23 5 William A. Blakley - Trinity #2 Scope and Contents

Electric Log, Radioactivity Log - Tarrant County

id142903 23 6 William A. Blakley - Paluxy Well id142904 23 7 William A. Blakley - Pauluxy Well #5 id142905 23 8 William A. Blackley - Paluxy #6 id142906 23 9 Edna Mae Carter id142907 23 10 Edna Mae Carter - Completed Contract id142908 23 11 City of Collinsville #3 id142909 23 12 City of Collinsville #4 id142910 23 13 Dr. Conrat #1 id142911 23 14 E. D. Davis #2
id53010 24 60602 id142970 24 1 Alex Dickie Sr. id142971 24 2 Joe Hawley - Flora Development Company id142972 24 3 Dr. Martin Knight Farm Well - Ranch #2 id142973 24 4 Dr. Marvin Knight - Well #3 id142977 24 5 Krum, Texas id142974 24 6 Mahard Egg Farm - Numbers 3-8 id142975 24 7 Shelly Meyfield - Completed Contract id142976 24 8 R. F. Myers id142978 24 9 H. S. Osborne (Krum Farm) id142979 24 10 R. L. Riney - Golden Hoof id142980 24 11 Gerald E. Stockard - Harper No. 1 id142981 24 12 Stockard #1 at Airmens Cove id142982 24 13 Miscellaneous id142983 24 14 Price List of Part for Auto - Oiled: 702 Model and Aeromotors id142984 24 15 Logs in Belton and Temple Area id142985 24 16 Logs in the Dallas Drilling Area A-F id142986 24 17 Logs in the Dallas Drilling Area G - V id142987 24 18 Logs from Denton County id142988 24 19 Logs in Fort Worth Area and Cleburne Area id142989 24 20 Logs from Navarro and Ellis Counties id142990 24 21 Logs in Waco and McLennon Area id53011 25 60603 id143089 25 1 Logs in Wise County Area id143090 25 2 Deeds 1882, 1886, 1887, 1889, 1890s, 1941 id143091 25 3 Interest Notes, Titles, Mortgage Loans 1876, 1882, 1886 - 1887 id143092 25 4 Index Cards for Parts Used id143093 25 5 Abstract of Title for E. L. Anderson, College Addition to Denton Texas, No.10346 1923 id143094 25 6 Abstract of Title for G. E. Bentley 1927 id143095 25 7 Abstract of Title, O. J. Camf 1918 id143096 25 8 Abstract of Title, William C. Cuthbertson 1976 id143097 25 9 Abstract of Title, Hyde Hamilton 1920 id143098 25 10 Abstract of Title, C. V. Kee 1947 id143103 25 11 Abstract of Title, Walter Pafford 1912 - 1959 id143114 25 12 Abstract of Title, A. W. Palmer 1914 id143115 25 13 Abstract of Title, A. W. Palmer 1918 id143116 25 14 Abstract of Title, J. M. Rippy 1910 id143117 25 15 Abstract of Title, J. M. Rippy 1913 id143118 25 16 Abstract of Title, E. C. Schoolfield 1921 id53012 26 60604 id143291 26 1 Family Portrait: A brief Industrial History 1957 id143292 26 2 Westphalia Water Supply Corporation May 1949 Scope and Contents

Westphalia - Falls County - Trinity Well #1

id143293 26 3 Dallas County Fresh Water District #8 March 1955 Scope and Contents

Duncanville

id143294 26 4 Bell County W. C. I. D. #2 December 1955 Scope and Contents

Little River - Water Well #1

id143299 26 5 City of Dallas January 1957 Scope and Contents

Walnut Hill Park Well

id143300 26 6 City of Canton April 1957 Scope and Contents

Van Zandt County - Water Well #1

id143301 26 7 City of Dallas April 1957 Scope and Contents

Well #46

id143302 26 8 Milam countu W. C. I. D. #1 April 1957 Scope and Contents

Buckholts

id143303 26 9 Jet Research Center, Inc. May 1957 Scope and Contents

Arlington - Well #2

id143304 26 10 Loose Material From Well Reports 1949 - 1969 id143305 26 11 Golina Water Co-Op June 1957 Scope and Contents

Falls County

id143306 26 12 City of Midlothian June 1957 Scope and Contents

Ellis County - Well #3

id143307 26 13 City of Bartlet March 1958 Scope and Contents

Williamson County - Trinity, Well #3

id143308 26 14 Axtell Water Supply Corporation May 1959 Scope and Contents

McClennen County - Trinity Well #1

id143309 26 15 Radio Station WFAA May 1959 Scope and Contents

Grapevine - Woodbine Well #3

id143325 26 16 City of Saginaw April 1959 Scope and Contents

Tarrant Coutny - Trinity Well #3

id143326 26 17 Brookhaven Country Club August 1959 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id53013 27 60605 id143130 27 1 U. S. Public Service Hospital August 1959 Scope and Contents

Fort Worth - Tarrant County - Trinity Sand Water Well

id143131 27 2 Green Hill School September 1959 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Paluxy Sand Water Well #1

id143132 27 3 Highland Park Methodist Church October 26, 1959 Scope and Contents

Lake Sharon Camp - Denton County - Paluxy Sand Water Well

id143133 27 4 City of Penelope November 1959 Scope and Contents

Hill County - Trinity Sand Water Well

id143134 27 5 City of Aubrey December 1959 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Paluxy Sand Water Well

id143138 27 6 City of Wilmer December 1959 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1

id143139 27 7 Bristol Water Supply Corporation March 1960 Scope and Contents

Bristol - Ellis County - Woodbine Sand Water Well

id143140 27 8 City of Aquilla January 1960 Scope and Contents

Hill County - Trinity Sand Water Well

id143141 27 9 Texas Industries, Inc. March 1960 Scope and Contents

Midlothian - Elis County - Trinity Sand Water Well

id143142 27 10 Eugene McDermott April 1960 Scope and Contents

Collin County - Paluxy Sand Water Well #1

id143153 27 11 City of Duncanville May 1960 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Water Well #4

id143154 27 12 Bell County Improvement District June 1960 Scope and Contents

Heidenheimer - Trinity Water Well

id143155 27 13 City of De Soto June 1960 Scope and Contents

Dallas County - Trinity Sand Water Well #3

id143156 27 14 City of Lacey December 1960 Scope and Contents

Lakeview - McClennan County - Trinity Water Well

id143157 27 15 Presbyterian Camp 28 December 1960 Scope and Contents

Prairie Valley - Hill County - Trinity Well

id143161 27 16 Texas Youth Council - Mountain View School January 1961 Scope and Contents

Gatesville - Coreyell County - Trinity Sand Water Well #3

id143162 27 17 H and H Water Supply Corporation February 1961 Scope and Contents

Hallsburg - McLennan County - Trinity Water Well

id143163 27 18 O and B Water Supply Corporation March 1961 Scope and Contents

Bellfalls - Bell County - Trinity Water Well

id143164 27 19 McLennan County Water Control and Improvement District #2 April 1961 Scope and Contents

Elm Mott - Trinity Sand Water Well

id53014 28 60606 id142949 28 1 U. S. Army Corp of Engineers April 1961 Scope and Contents

Belton Reservoir - Bell County - Water Well 4

id142950 28 2 City of Lorena May 1961 Scope and Contents

McLennan County - Trinity Sand Water Well #2

id142951 28 3 City of Allen September 1961 Scope and Contents

Collin County - Woodbine Well #2

id142952 28 4 Johnson County Fresh Water Supply District #1 November 1961 Scope and Contents

Joshua - Paluxy Sands Water Well

id142953 28 5 City of Hurst May 1962 Scope and Contents

Tarrant County - Trinity Water Well #6

id142954 28 6 City of Lannius April 1961 Scope and Contents

Fannin County - Woodbine Sand Water Well #1

id142955 28 7 City of Lewisville February 1962 Scope and Contents

Denton County - Trinity Water Well #4

id142956 28 8 Blum Water Supply Corporation May 1962 Scope and Contents

Blum-Hill County - Trinity Sand Water Well

id142957 28 9 Campbell Water Supply Corporation July 1962 Scope and Contents

Campbell - Hunt County - Water Well

id142958 28 10 Randolph Water Supply Corporation July 1962 Scope and Contents

Randolph - Fannin County - Water Well

id142959 28 11 Gober Water Supply Corporation September 1962 Scope and Contents

Gober - Fannin County - Woodbine Sand Water Well

id142960 28 12 Knippa Water Supply Corporation September 1962 Scope and Contents

Knippa - Uvalde County - Water Well