C. A. "Neal" Pickett Papers, 1920-1985 | East Texas Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: C. A. "Neal" Pickett Papers, 1920-1985Add to your cart.

ID: A/164

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Subjects: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), Pickett, C. A. (Cornelius Augustus), 1902-1990 -- Correspondence

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, speeches and biographical information.

Collection Historical Note

C. A. "Neal" Pickett was born on December 22, 1902, in Houston, Texas, to Cornelius D. Pickett and Margaret Moody Pickett. In 1916, he organized the first troop of Boy Scouts in Brazoria and served as patrol leader. On April 18, 1927, Pickett married Margaret Yarborough and three children were born to them, Margaret Ann, Patricia Jane, and Neal Yarborough Pickett.

Career highlights of Pickett include: Manager of the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce, 1927-1930; Secretary-Manager of Houston Insurance Exchange, 1930-1935; Executive Vice President of the Lumberman's Association of Texas, 1935-1941; Mayor of Houston, 1941-1943; American Red Cross, military welfare, 1943-1946; Vice President of Realty Mortgage Corporation, 1946-1961; Director of the Federal Housing Administration, 1961-1967; and First Executive Director of the Deep East Texas Development Council, 1967-1972.

("C. A. 'Neal' Pickett Papers." East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).

Subject/Index Terms

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Pickett, C. A. (Cornelius Augustus), 1902-1990 -- Correspondence


Box and Folder Listing


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Manager, Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce, articles and letter, 1929-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Houston Insurance Exchange, 1930-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Houston Insurance Exchange, Correspondence and articles re the rebuilding of Brazoria School District destroyed by a hurricane, 1932-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Lumberman's Association papers, 1937-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Lumberman's Association, Newspaper/magazine articles, 1935-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mayor, Houston (correspondence, speeches, etc.), 1941-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mayor and former mayor, Houston, Newspaper/magazine articles, 1941-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 8: American Red Cross, 1943-1946, 1956-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Federal Housing Administration, 1961-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 10: FHA (Federal Housing Administration), newspaper and magazine articles, 1963-1967Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Deep East Texas Development Council, Correspondence, 1967-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Deep East Texas Development Council, minutes, 1967-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Deep East Texas Development Council, other business, news releases, 1969-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Deep East Texas Development Council, Pickett addresses, 1969-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Deep East Texas Development Council, resolutions honoring Pickett, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Deep East Texas Development Council, books and pamphlets, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Deep East Texas Development Council, Newspaper/magazine articles re Pickett's role in, 1967-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Biographical and personal information, 1940-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Boy Scouts, 1920-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Young Democratic Clubs of Texas, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Diboll, Texas,, 1981-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Methodist Church, 1943-1985Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), Diboll Chapter business, 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Rotary Correspondence, speeches, etc, 1930-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Rotary Correspondence, etc, 1980-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Rotary addresses, 1976-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Rotary International Governor's Monthly Newsletter, 1975-1976, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Rotary Pamphlets, fliers, programs, directories, etc., 1971-1985Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Rotary, Newspaper/magazine articles, 1946-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Politics, 1939-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Pickett and Yarborough Family Reunions, 1938-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Awards and honors to Neal Pickett, 1930-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous speeches by Neal Pickett, 1940-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Military service of Neal Y. Pickett, 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous correspondence, 1935-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Newspaper/magazine articles - Miscellaneous, general about Neal Pickett, 1934-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Miscellaneous, Personal, 1935-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Miscellaneous blank letterheads for organizations associated with Pickett, 1935-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Photographs (16) of Pickett in uniform and with Rotary Club members, 1944-1976Add to your cart.

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