US TxAM-C 15235
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Rigsby L. Barclay Papers
- 1895-1936 (Creation)
Name of creator
Rigsby L. Barclay was born August 2, 1878, on the Barclay ranch in Falls County, Texas. Rigsby, the son of W. A. and Martha Ledbetter Barclay, a pioneer family of central Texas. Barclay was a graduate of Texas A&M College, earning a degree in Engineering in 1889, and married Louzelle Rose on April 19, 1904. Barclay had experience in the gold mining industry in Mexico and owned several businesses in Temple, Texas including an automobile sales firm and a laundry and dry cleaning business. Barclay dies on October 26, 1946 at the age of 68 due to a stroke.
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This collections includes a brief biography of Barclay composed by his daughter, Louzelle Barclay, seven photographs concerning A&M College of Texas (Texas A&M University) including one image taken of several alumni by the R. Sullivan Ross statue on the A&M campus and a shot of B. Sbisa, Alumni letters spanning 20 years (1916-1936), and engineering notes taken by Barclay while attending A&M College of Texas.
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This collection is arranged by content and chronologically.
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Received from Louzelle Barclay (daughter).
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Processed by Andy Cotter.
Finding Aid Authors: Arnoldo Gutierrez and Kaitlan Estes.
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- Texas A & M University (Subject)