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

By Natasha McClanahan

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 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.

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