Andrew Douglas Jackson Collection

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US TxAM-C 1219

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Andrew Douglas Jackson Collection


  • 1917-1945; Undated (Creation)


1 Box

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Andrew Douglas Jackson was born in Crenshaw County, Alabama on October 11, 1875. In his early career, Andrew Douglas Jackson was a bookeeper, teacher, and newspaper editor. As an editor, he promoted the Reclamation Amendment in 1917 that was used to create the Brazos River Reclamation and Conservation District. He was later hired as a staff member of the Texas Agricultural Experimental Station starting in 1920. In 1929, he worked on various committees for the Brazos River Reclamation and Conservation District until his death in 1947. [for more information, see biography in this archival collection, box 1, folder 1]

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This collection includes photos, legislative bills, charts, minutes, newspaper clippings, and correspondence concerning his agricultural research in farming irrigation and flooding in the Brazos River. Highlights of the collection include information, minutes, charts regarding the Texas Legislative bill titled "The Brazos Reclamation and Conservation District" created in 1929 by the 39th Legislator of Texas.

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The collection is processed into two series: personal papers, and professional papers.

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  • English

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Finding Aid Authors: Samantha Reagan and Jenny Reibenspies.

Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library & Archives, Texas A&M University Libraries. All rights reserved.

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