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    Mr. and Mrs. Jon S. Brumley Collection

    Rufus Garrett, Jr.

    Summary: Donors purchased a property from the estate of Mary Jo Halsell Garrett which included family records of the Garrett family, which they donated. This collection consists of Garrett Family correspondence, photographs, yearbooks, and financial records. There are also military-related correspondence, documents, and texts from World War I and World War II, and various documents, most regarding water works, pertaining to the neighborhood of Westover Hills.

    Pictured: Rufus Garrett, Jr. in cadet uniform for U.S. Military Academy, West Point, circa 1944-1945

    • Various items related to Rufus S. Garrett, Sr., undated, circa 1918, 1950-1969, 1979
    • Law School notebook, by Rufus S. Garrett, Jr., undated
    • "The Power of Courts, in the Absence of Statute, to Prevent Waste and Protect Correlative Rights," law school paper by Rufus S. Garrett, Jr., May 1951
    • Garrett Family photographs and clippings, undated, circa 1947
    • Garrett Family negatives, undated
    • IRS Form 1040 Income Tax Return, Rufus S. Garrett Sr., 1949
    • IRS Form 1040 Income Tax Returns, Z. T. Lowrie, 1917-1937
    • All About Hawaii, by Daniel Logan, book and clippings, 1921, 1934, 1941, 2018
    • Machine Gun Notes No. 1, reprint, by United States Army War College, 1917
    • Letter from H. C. Fullerton to Rufus S. Garrett, Sr., 1918
    • Full Text of the Official Reports Concerning the Attack on Pearl Harbor, by The United States News Publishing Corporation, September 1, 1945
    • Westpoint Handbook: Handbook on Elements of Physical Education, Sports and Games for The Corps of Cadets, July 28, 1944
    • West Point registers, 1944-1945 Official Register of the Officers and Cadets, United States Military Academy, for the Academic Year Ending June 30, 1944
    • West Point texts - Constitutional Powers and Limitations, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Law, 1944-1945
    • West Point texts - The War in North Africa, Part 1 (Operations in Egypt and Libya), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, October 11, 1945
    • The War in North Africa, Part 2 (The Allied Invasion), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, October 11, 1945
    • The War with Japan, Part 3 (January to August 1945), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1946
    • The War with Japan, Part 2 (August 1942 to December 1944), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1945
    • Operations on the Russian Front, Part 1 (22 June 1941 to November 1942), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, 1945
    • Operations on the Russian Front, Part 2 (November 1942 to December 1943), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1945
    • Operations on the Russian Front, Part 3 (January – December 1944), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1945-1946
    • Operations on the Russian Front, Part 4 (January to May 1945), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1945-1946
    • The Invasion of Western Europe, Part 2 (January to May 1945), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1946
    • Operations in Sicily and Italy (July 1943 to May 1945), Restricted, by the United States Military Academy, Department of Military Art and Engineering, 1946
    • Westover Hills - Correspondence - General, 1948
    • Annual Fiscal Report: Report on Town of Westover Hills, Texas for Year Ending December 31, 1949, compiled by L. Eugene Brown, 1949
    • Westover Hills -- Fire Department Report, 1949
    • Westover Hills - Groundwater resources report, 1942, 1948
    • Westover Hills -- Water Pumping Equipment, undated, 1948
    • Report, Water Supply Facilities, Westover Hills, Texas by Freese and Nichols, Consulting Engineers, 1948
    • Westover Hills water works improvements correspondence, undated, 1948-1949
    • Westover Hills water works bond election, undated, 1949
    • Westover Hills easement for water lines, 1949
    • Westover Hills water works improvements report, November 1952
    • Westover Hills -- Water Works - specifications and contract documents, February 1949
    • Westover Hills -- Water Works - World War II Surplus Materials, undated, 1948
    • "Global Combat” map, byTIME Magazine
    • America's Worldwide War and American Troops, maps, by LIFE Magazine
    • Yearbook: Arlington Heights High School, The Yellow Jacket, 1942
    • Yearbook: Paschal High School, The Panther, Volume XXVIII, 1938
    • Yearbook: Paschal High School, The Panther, Volume 29, 1939
    • Yearbook: Paschal High School, The Panther, 1940
    • Yearbook: Texas Christian University, Horned Frog, 1941

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