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Cook, Scott, Dr. (Professor)



Dr. Scott Cook is a professor emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut (UCONN). His Ph.D. in Anthropology is from the University of Pittsburg.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Border Brick Project - Scott Cook Collection

 Collection — 30
Identifier: ELIBR-0030
Scope and Contents

The collection contains research material compiled by Dr. Scott Cook, pertaining to the organization of brick production along the U.S. Texas-Mexico border (1800s-1990s) and the Border Brick Project. The collection consists primarily of 186 oral history interviews (Series I, 1970-2008), 104 files of general research (Series II, 1837-2009), 122 files of manuscript and publication research (Series III, 1846-2013), and 2394 photographs (Series IV, 1939-2013).

Dates: 1837 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1999; Record Keeping: Acquired: 1998 February 09

Maps and Aerial Photographs of Reynosa and El Paso, 1990s

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents

Folder includes photographs and copies of aerial photographs, including images of brickyards (5) photos by Rollag and Associates, Inc and various maps of brick plants, including American Eagle Brick Company and Barros Industrializados. One photo depicts the Riverine Brickmaking Belt of the Municipio of Reynosa and Hidalgo County (July 1982).

Dates: 1990s

Relampago, Texas (Mercedes) Brick

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents

Folder contains mulitple prints of photographs of brick making at Relampago, Texas.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Reynosa, Tamaulipas and Madero, Texas (Mercedes) Brick and Tile

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents

Folder contains (8) photographs depicting brickmakers, including (3) with handwriting (ink) 1) "Ladrillera 'La Paloma', Col. Calabazas, Reynosa, 1990s" ; 2) "Probably Valley Brick and Tile in Madero, Texas, ca. 1950"; 3) "Brick plant south of Mercedes, TX townsite, ca. 1915"

Dates: 1850s—2000s