Charles Ulen Pickrell papers, 1891-1962 (bulk 1940-1961)

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Charles Ulen Pickrell papers, 1891-1962 (bulk 1940-1961)

AZ 298


Collection Summary

Creator: Pickrell, Charles Ulen, 1892-1962
Collection Name:Charles Ulen Pickrell papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1891-1962 (bulk 1940-1961)
Physical Description:5.4 linear feet
Abstract:This collection includes personal and official correspondence, photographs, articles, speeches, clippings, notes and related material on cowboys, Arizona pioneers, cattle industry and agriculture.
Collection Number:AZ 298
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

Charles U. Pickrell was a livestock specialist and was Director of the University of Arizona Agricultural Extension Service from 1937-1958.


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes personal and official correspondence, photographs, articles, speeches, clippings, notes and related material on cowboys, Arizona pioneers, cattle industry and agriculture. It includes clippings from son Robert W. Pickrell's campaign for State Attorney General, 1960; some records of the Extension Service, including staff rosters, 1891-1958; photographs of cattle, sheep, and unidentified pioneers; materials from 1952 South Africa trip as consultant to British Government on economic development and cattle production; and manuscript material for a history on the University's College of Agriculture. It also includes cowboy poems by Bruce Kiskaddon, printed on Los Angeles Union Stock Yards calendars, 1941- 1959, and research on cattle brands.


Organization

This collection is organized into five series:

Restrictions

Restrictions

None.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

Maps received with the collection were removed and cataloged separately.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Kiskaddon, Bruce, 1878-1950
Pickrell, Robert Wallace, 1922-

Family Name(s)
Pickrell family

Corporate Name(s)
University of Arizona -- Faculty
University of Arizona -- History
University of Arizona. Agricultural Experiment Station
University of Arizona. Agricultural Extension Service
University of Arizona. College of Agriculture

Geographic Name(s)
Arizona -- Politics and government
South Africa -- Agriculture -- Economic aspects

Subject(s)
Cattle trade -- Arizona
Cattle brands -- Arizona
Cowboys -- Poetry
Pioneers -- Arizona

Genre Form(s)
Correspondence
Photographs


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Charles Ulen Pickrell papers(AZ 298). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series I: Personal Materials, 1911-1962
boxfolder
11 Biographical material.
12 Photographs (Charles Pickrell).
13 Arizona State University (Charles Pickrell, class of 1911).
14 World War I: Photographs and miscellaneous items.
15 World War I: Letters to Anne Wallace. , 1917-1919
16 University of Arizona appointments.
17 Honors and awards.
18 Memberships.
19 Philanthropy.
110 Photographs of family and friends.
111 Personal purchases.
112 Personal miscellany.
boxfolder
21-2 Clippings: Charles Pickrell , 1922-1962
23 Clippings: Anne Wallace Pickrell (also photos and personal items).
24 Clippings: Robert Pickrell political campaign and career. , 1955-1961
25 Clippings: Pioneers.
26 Legal papers regarding property; miscellaneous financial records.
boxfolder
31 Article: "Hashknife Story." , 1931
32 Article: "Setting America's Table." , 1959
33 Article: "May Day." , 1959
34 Article: "A Rugged Son of Arizona," Smoke Signal. , May 1960
35 Article: Miscellaneous.
36 Article: 4-H Club work (proposed). , 1960
37 Books: notes, lists and correspondence.
38 Prayers.
39 Health: personal material and clippings on diet.
310 Humor (mostly clippings).
311 "Shop."
312 Songs and poems.
313 Miscellaneous notes and notebooks.
boxfolder
41 Talk: Cowboys and cattle industry.
42 Talk: Arizona history.
43 Talk: Various pioneers.
44 Talk: Early irrigation history.
45 Talk: Agriculture and farming.
46 Talk: Extension work and 4-H Clubs.
47 Talk: Arizona Historical Convention. , March 1960
48 Talk: George W. Hennessey Banquet. , March 22, 1961
49 Cowboy notes.
410 Various historical notes.
411 Salt River Valley historical notes.
412 "Stories" (mostly about pioneers).
Series II: Correspondence, 1943-1962
boxfolder
51 Correspondence: Arizona Cattle Feeders' Association. , 1959-1962
52 Correspondence: Arizona Cattle Growers' Association. , 1944-1961
53 Correspondence: Arizona Water Resources Committee. , 1959-1961
54 Correspondence: Arizona Wool Growers Association. , 1959-1961
55 Correspondence: Amhurst, Henry Fountain. , 1960-1961
56 Correspondence: Cline, George & Walter. , 1953-1961
Includes an article by Charles Pickrell: "A Top Hand Leaves Us," Arizona Cattlelog, May 1959.
57 Correspondence: Ellinwood, Tom. , 1959-1961
58 Correspondence: Fannin, Governor Paul J. , 1959-1961
59 Correspondence: Goldwater, Barry. , 1958-1961
510 Correspondence: Governor's Advisory Board of the Area Redevelopment Act. , 1961
511 Correspondence: Governor's Committee on Arid Lands. , 1959-1960
512 Correspondence: Gyberg, Frank. , 1961
513 Correspondence: Hayden, Carl. , 1952-1966
514 Correspondence: Heffner, Harry. , 1961
Includes a transcript of an interview with Charles Pickrell
515 Correspondence: Homestead Lands. , 1953-1954
boxfolder
61 Correspondence: Jobes, Harry C. , 1952-1958
62 Correspondence: Mack, Mabel C. , 1958-1961
63 Correspondence: Northern Arizona Cattlemen's Association. , 1958-1961
64 Correspondence: Orme, Charles and family. , 1955-1961
65 Correspondence: Osborn, Governor Sidney P. , 1945
66 Correspondence: Parker, Charles Franklin. , 1944-1961
67 Correspondence: Parker, Charles Franklin.
Includes an article about Charles Pickrell by Charles Parker entitled "Teller of True Tall Tales," Arizona Highways, October 1961 and fan mail to Charles Pickrell.
68 Correspondence: Pickrell, Charles U., Jr. (son).
69 Correspondence: Pickrell, James (son).
610 Correspondence: Pickrell, Robert (son).
611 Correspondence: Pickrell, Watson (father).
612 Correspondence: W. W. "Bill" (brother).
613 Correspondence: Pickrell, William Smith and family (cousins).
614 Correspondence: Miscellaneous Pickrell family.
615 Correspondence: Pyle, Howard. , 1955-1957
616 Correspondence: Rhodes, John J. , 1958-1961
617 Correspondence: Ridgeway, William (talk given at meeting of Westerners). , June 1, 1957
618 Correspondence: Shute, G. W. , 1953-1958
Includes revised article, "Pleasant Valley War," taken from Arizona Cattlelog, April 1956.
619 Correspondence: Thornburg, Wayne. , 1942-1961
620 Correspondence: Udall Family. , 1946-1961
621 Correspondence: Wallace Family (in-laws).
622 Correspondence: Webb Family.
Includes reprint of articles from Arizona Cattlelog.
boxfolder
71 Correspondence: Westerners. , 1957-1962
72 Correspondence: Williams, Jack. , 1959-1961
73 Correspondence: Yavapai Cattle Growers. , 1958-1962
Includes a talk by Charles Pickrell at the 1961 annual meeting.
74-9 Correspondence: General. , 1943-1962
Series III: South Africa Travel Material, 1952-1954
boxfolder
81 Correspondence. , 1952-1954
82 Clippings.
83 Reports.
84 Passport.
85 Background material.
86 Photographs.
87 Memorabilia.
88 Talks.
Series IV: Ranch Life Materials, 1940-1961
boxfolder
91 Cattle photographs.
92 Cattle brands.
93 Clippings of cowboys.
94 Farm and ranch directories.
95 Saddle catalogs.
96 Horse photographs.
97 Horse pictures and drawings.
98 Sheep and burro photographs.
99 Western paintings (correspondence, etc.).
910 J. R. Williams Cartoons: "Skull Valley" and "Out Our Way."
911 Bruce Kiskaddon: Cowboy Poems (from the Los Angeles Union Stockyard's Monthly Livestock Letter).
912 Pioneer photographs.
Series V: University of Arizona Agricultural Extension Service and the College of Agriculture, 1891-1962
Agriculture Extension Service, 1891-1962
boxfolder
101-3 Correspondence: General. , 1940-1962
104 Correspondence: Harvill, President Richard A. , 1957-1961
105 Correspondence: Acres in Irrigated Counties. , 1960
106 Staff meeting minutes. , 1958-1959
107-9 Travel expense account. , 1943/44-1961/62
1010 Dean Harold E. Myers miscellaneous material.
1011 Miscellaneous material.
boxfolder
111 Staff rosters. , 1891-1958
112 "Facts of Arizona Agriculture and Background, A-Z."
113 4-H Clubs.
114 Statistics.
115-6 Charles Pickrell's notes on various agricultural topics.
117 Charles Pickrell's notes on topics by Byron Shaw (excerpts from speeches, publications, etc.).
History of the College of Agriculture
boxfolder
121 Correspondence regarding the "History."
122-3 History of the College of Agriculture: (p. 1-53-?), draft.
124 History of the College of Agriculture: various versions.
125 History of the College of Agriculture: miscellaneous notes, outlines, lists, background material.
126 Experiment Station, farms, sub-stations, extension work.
boxfolder
131 Faculty and Staff: list.
132-4 Faculty and Staff: Individual records.
135 Faculty and Staff: Robert H. Forbes.
136 Research notes dictated by Charles Pickrell.
137 Resident Instruction in Agriculture.
138 Home Economics.
139 Departments and Activities: drafts.
1310 Departments and Activities: Final.