Texas Farm Products Company, 1945-1975 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Texas Farm Products Company, 1945-1975Add to your cart.

ID: B/52

Extent: 19.0 Items

Subjects: Business records -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Feeds -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Fertilizer industry -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Newsletters, Texas Farm Products Company (Nacogdcohes, Tex.) -- Records and correspondence

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Nacogdoches company founded in 1930, by M. S. Wright, Texas Farm Products was built as a fertilizer and feed manufacturing company. Collection includes an almanac, photographs, calendar, newsletters, and newspaper clippings about the company

Collection Historical Note

Texas Farm Products Company was founded in Nacogdoches in 1930 by M. S. Wright. Mr. Wright came to Texas in 1930 from Virginia where he had been employed by Armour Fertilizer Works for twenty years. Texas Farm Products was originally built as a fertilizer plant and then feed manufacturing was added. It is now one of the largest feed and fertilizer manufacturing companies in the Southwest.

Mr. Wright had four sons Steele, Tom, Joe, and Dick. Steele donated this collection to the Library in 1975.

Subject/Index Terms

Business records -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Feeds -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Fertilizer industry -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Texas Farm Products Company (Nacogdcohes, Tex.) -- Records and correspondence

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Related Materials: Steele M. Wright Papers. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-33

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lone Star's Feed and Fertilizer Almanac, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Lone Star News (company publication)., 1950, 1955, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Lufkin Line, Texas Preview (publications which contain articles about Texas Farm Products Company)., 1951, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Newspaper articles: Daily Sentinel, Houston Post., 1950, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Photographs of Texas Farm Products Company, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Reprints from Daily Sentinel recognizing Settle Wright, "from the Chairman's Desk . . . " newsletter from Wright while Chairman of the Board, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Senate Resolutions Number 17 and 866 recognizing Steele Wright and M. Steele Wright, Jr., 1971, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Texas Farm Products Company Calendar, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 9: (Augmentation 12/98) Daily Sentinel Sept. 19, 1990 article on Lone Star Feed. Article on Texas Farm Products and employment opportunities.[n.d.] probably by Billy Stripling, Personnel ManagerAdd to your cart.


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