Online Services Government
  • Departments
  • Commissioners Court
  • Elected Officials
  • Courts
  • Justice of the Peace Courts
  • Constables
  • Residents Visitors Business Employment

    J'Nell Pate Collection

    Summary: Donor gave autographed copies of books she authored, a personal dissertation manuscript and other documents. J'Nell L. Pate is a local Fort Worth historian and writer whose dissertation covered the Fort Worth Stockyards. The work later appeared as a book, Livestock Legacy: The Fort Worth Stockyards 1887-1987. Published in 1988, it won that year's prize for the best book on Texas history from the Texas State Historical Association. She has written six other books. Photographs for Livestock Legacy came from numerous local libraries and archives, including the North Fort Worth Historical Society, and private collections. Donor has served as Professor of History at Tarrant County College Northwest Campus.  Additional titles she has written are in other collections.

    Manuscripts
     

    • Dissertation for a Doctorate, titled "Livestock Legacy: A History of the Fort Worth Stockyards Company 1893-1982," Texas Christian University Department of History, August 1982
    • Speech delivered in 1984 on boosterism from 1850's to 1980's

    Books
     

    • Livestock Hotels, America's Historic Stockyards by J'Nell Pate, TCU Press, Fort Worth, Texas, 2005, hardback
    • North of the River: A Brief History of North Fort Worth Texas Christian University Press, 1994, autographed
    • Livestock Legacy: The Fort Worth Stockyards 1887-1987 Texas A&M University, 1988, autographed

    Copy Prints

    • 66 copy prints of photographs used in author’s book Images of America: Fort Worth Stockyards (2009)

    Scrapbooks

    • 38 scrapbooks containing original newspaper columns by donor ranging from 1968 to April 2016.
    • Index of donor's columns. View PDF containing Index of J'Nell Pate's Columns.

    Livestock Legacy Book Cover

    TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS



    County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111

    Tarrant County provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure that information provided is correct. However, in any case where legal reliance on information contained in these pages is required, the official records of Tarrant County should be consulted. Tarrant County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Tarrant County web site.

    This site is best experienced with supported browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and above, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari. If you use an older or unsupported browser, you might notice that some features do not function properly. Click the browser name above to learn more about the recommended browsers.

    County Seal

    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196