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E. J. Kyle Papers
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Agriculture Curricula

Contains articles/addresses on system for agricultural education in Texas (1913), agricultural educational program in Texas, objectives of agricultural colleges, and other closely-related articles.

Agriculture Curricula

Contains articles/addresses relating to agricultural curriculum dated 1924, 1925, 1936. Includes article on a revised curriculum for agriculture by Sam B. Shirky.

Agriculture Graduates: Opportunities For.

Contains 1931 radio talk, article on agricultural leadership, articles on positions for agricultural graduates, agriculture as a vocation, future of vocational agriculture work in Texas.

Articles by E. J. Kyle - 1931-1934, 1936, 1944

  • US TxAM-C 15-S0002-B0001-F0007
  • File
  • 1931-1934, 1936, 1944
  • Part of E. J. Kyle Papers

Various speeches/articles relating to cotton industry, mortgaged farms, Texas agriculture in general, agriculture as a vocation, trends in agricultural education, Texas A & M during World War II.

Athletic Letters

Correspondence with those offering congratulations to Kyle upon his being elected Athletic Chairman, 1937; newspaper clipping on F. C. Bowen's history of Kyle Field; letter concerning Sugar Bowl, 1940; 1934 Kyle resignation from Athletic Council; correspondence with football players; handwritten speech given at Houston ISD stadium dedication; Kyle speech (1939) to football squad and coaches; copy of article from Battalion, 1926.

Athletics Miscellaneous

Contains 1905 report urging Kyle to remain on Athletic Council, 1910 petition signed by student body urging Kyle to remain on Athletic Council, 1939 speech to team and coaches, and Kyle's final resignation as Chairman of Athletic Council. Includes resolution adopted by Athletic Committee of the Association of Former A and M Students praising his service on Athletic Council. Incoming correspondence praising Kyle upon his resignation.

Back-To-The-Land Movement - 1932

Contains 1932 Kyle speech discussing a permanent agricultural program for Central Texas, correspondence concerning unemployed, addressed relating to agriculture and the unemployed.

Commendations - 1936 - 1943

Contains incoming correspondence praising Kyle, and incoming/outgoing correspondence concerning how retirement plan at A and M affects Kyle, Texas Baby Chick Association award.

Cotton: Speeches and articles - 1931-1932

Topics include problems facing cotton farmer, status of cotton industry with suggestions for the future, article for Cotton Oil News on cotton farmer as a businessman.

"Dedication of Animal Husbandry Building as a Memorial to the Pioneer Live Stock Men of Texas" - 1936 - 1937

1 scrapbook, measuring 35 cm. x 26 cm. Mottled tan paper covers with black spine. Label pasted to front cover bearing title handwritten in blue ink also annotated by hand in pencil with: "Donated to College Archives by Dean E. J. Kyle. May 23, 1957." Label pasted on inside front cover bears typed dedication: "PRESS CLIPPINGS ON THE, DEDICATION OF THE, ANIMAL INDUSTRIES BUILDING, Compiled for, Dean E. J. Kyle, By the, Publicity Department." Dedication of the new Animal Industries Building ceremony held in Guion Hall 10 Dec. 1936. Contains journal and newspaper clippings, programs, offprints, and letters of congratulation to Kyle.

E. J. Kyle Papers

  • US TxAM-C 15
  • Collection
  • 1902-1957

The E. J. Kyle (1894-1957) Papers contains reports, correspondence, speeches, articles, applications, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, programs, pictures, memorandums, lists, and resolutions. Materials include correspondence, reports, speeches, and articles on E. J. Kyle's attempts to acquire more land and construct new buildings for the School of Agriculture at Texas A & M College. Other speeches and articles written by E. J. Kyle are concerned with subjects as cotton, soil conservation, and the cultivation of vegetables, fruits and nuts, particularly pecans.

Also present are reports Kyle wrote pertaining to Texas A & M College's enrollment plans and teaching techniques in Agricultural classes. Since Kyle was the head of many different programs at Texas A & M College, his papers contain applications and other information regarding the Land Prize, Anderson-Clayton Company Scholarship, and programs on Short Courses taught from 1913 to 1936. In addition to his academic duties, Kyle was also deeply involved with various types of research and the papers contain a few of the booklets, articles, and resolutions pertaining to the Soil Erosion Project, Frozen Food Research, and Texas Wildlife Research.

Correspondence in the papers deals with not only E. J. Kyle's work, but also contains letters from former students, commendations sent to Kyle, and letters concerning the naming of Kyle Field sports arena on the Texas A & M College campus.

Photographs contained in the collection are pertain to agricultural topics, such as cattle and pecan trees, the NYA program, Texas A & M College buildings, Texas A & M College football teams and sports events, and Kyle Field.Several football team rosters, programs from football games, newspaper clippings about sports events, and correspondence dealing with Kyle's position on the Athletic Council represent Kyle's close connection with many of the Texas A & M College athletics program.

Also present is a certificate of Kyle's appointment to the Farm Credit Association.

Kyle, E.J., 1876-1963

Early Photos - Kyle Field

Collection includes 1907 or 1908 game at Kyle Field with Mr. and Mrs. Kyle in buggy, 1909 O.U. Game in Dallas, Corps greeting President Taft with Kyle in the background, first board fence around Kyle Field. Many photos are captioned.

Football - Miscellaneous

Contains team rosters for 1902, 1909, 1939; article on E. J.. Kyle contributions to A and M athletic program; copy of 1944 Kyle resignation as Chairman of Athletic Council, 1953 general correspondence.

Fruits - 1914

Contains articles beginning circa 1914 concerning development of peach orchards, pears, peach growing in Texas, cost of developing citrus grove in Rio Grande Valley, oranges, fruit growing on the Medina Lands, and planting trees. Correspondence concerning lack of cold winter effecting growth of Elberta and other North China varieties of peaches, and pears.

Gold Book: A&M - 1919

Pamphlet paying tribute to A and M students who died in World War I. Lists names and biography beside picture of each man.

Kyle Miscellaneous Speeches and Articles

Includes 1914 speech to Texas State Florists' Association, 1916 commencement address at Kyle Public School, 1925 article on decline of students in agricultural colleges, 1928 address on Land-Grant college survey, 1930 address on organization and development of Land-Grant colleges, address on dairying in Texas, and address on training for agricultural leadership in Texas.

Land Prize - 1925

includes applications of persons interested in prize, incoming/outgoing correspondence from applicants and those endorsing them, newspaper articles pertaining to land prize experiment, pamphlet describing the American Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Company, method of selecting winner, name of winner.

Land Prize - 1926

Includes applications of persons seeking prize, incoming/outgoing correspondence from applicants and those endorsing them, correspondence on committee members to select winner, qualification for receiving prize, pamphlets and correspondence containing information on the American Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Company.

Land Prize - 1927

Includes applications of persons seeking prize, incoming/outgoing correspondence from applicants and those endorsing them, newspaper clippings announcing winner.

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