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J.L. Myers' Sons Records, 1949-1969 | Manuscripts

By Jaime Janda

Collection Overview

Title: J.L. Myers' Sons Records, 1949-1969Add to your cart.
ID: 01/BA.8
Primary Creator: J.L. Myers' Sons
Extent: 28.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The origianal arrangement has been kept.
Date Acquired: 07/19/1978. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

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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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 78-004,85-002,1990-033,91-005
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 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Maurine P. Myers
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: J.L. Myers' Sons Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

Box 2Add to your cart.
Barcode: 60580
Folder 1: Crockett Company, September 1963Add to your cart.
Dallas County - Paluxy Water Well #1
Folder 2: Standard Oil Company of Texas, September 1963Add to your cart.
Sherman Plant - Grayson County - Woodbine Well #2
Folder 3: City of Detroit, October 1963Add to your cart.
Red River County - Well #1
Folder 4: Turnersville Water Supply Corporation, November 1963Add to your cart.
Turnersville - Coryell County - Trinity Water Well
Folder 5: Petty Water Supply Corporation, January 1964Add to your cart.
Petty Lamar County  - Well #1
Folder 6: Elk City Water Supply Corporation, February 1964Add to your cart.
Elk - McLennan County - Trinity Water Well #1
Folder 7: City of Hutchins, February 1964Add to your cart.
Dallas County - Woodbine Water Well #3
Folder 8: Lakeside Water Supply District, February 1964Add to your cart.
Lakeside Village - Bosque County - Trinity Sand Water Well #1
Folder 9: Riesel Municipal Utility District, March 1964Add to your cart.
Riesel - McLennan County - Trinity Water Well, Well #2
Folder 10: Bartley Woods Water Supply Corporation, April 1964Add to your cart.
Cotton Center - Fannin County - Water Well #1
Folder 11: Ben Franklin Water Supply Corporation, May 1964Add to your cart.
Ben Franklin - Delta County - Paluxy Water Well #1
Folder 12: Desert Water Supply Corporation, May 1964Add to your cart.
Desert - Collin County - Woodbine Well #1
Folder 13: Perry Water Supply, April 1964Add to your cart.
Perry - Falls County - Trinity Water Well

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