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B. Business & Organizational Collection

 Classification
Identifier: B
The Business and Organizational Collection provides insight into regional commercial and non-profit activities. Church registers, doctors ledgers, scrapbooks from various clubs and organizations, and business records from companies such as Mahdeen Hair Tonic, Minton & Minton Lawyers, and Rusk General Store are among some of the collections. A variety of organizations have donated records including the East Texas Historical Association, Texas State Genealogical Society, Four Seasons Garden Club, Center Woman's Reading Club and the Nacogdoches Rotary Club. These collections document the social, cultural and economic history of East Texas from European colonialism to the present day and provide a view into southern culture and life.

Found in 146 Collections and/or Records:

A. W. De Berry Law Practice Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0049
Scope and Contents

The account book of A. W. De Berry is for his law practice in Carthage, Panola County, Texas, 1871-1873. It lists the names of De Berry's clients, the legal services he provided to them, and the fees De Berry charged for his work.

Dates: 1871-1873; Event: Donated 9/1984

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0095
Scope and Contents

Unknown Nacogdoches store account book showing customers’ accounts with prices for wine, butter, eggs, soap, shoes, whiskey, cloth, etc.

Dates: 1852-1853

Airline Motor Coaches Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0125
Scope and Contents

The collection, which ranges from 1920-1983, is primarily composed of reunion photographs, industry newspapers, and company forms. There are also 10 bus schedules from the 1930s and 40s, reunion correspondence, a guest register, journal articles and several scrapbooks.

Dates: 1920-1983

American Association of University Women, Nacogdoches Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0016
Scope and Contents

This collection includes scrapbook pages, newspaper clippings and photocopies of newspaper clippings, photographs, original event brochures, and notebook inserts from various leaders and years of leadership within the organization.

Dates: 1930-2013

American Red Cross

 Collection
Identifier: B-0027
Scope and Contents

Various Red Cross publications, manuals, newsletters and posters are found in the collection. The approximate number of items in the collection is 10,650.

Dates: 1931-1980

Angelina and Neches River Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0020
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, operating and statistical reports, shipping rates, and other records of one of the oldest short line railroads in Texas.

Dates: 1914-1929

Anna Raguet Garden Club Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0092
Scope and Contents The bulk of materials in this collection pertain to the Anna Raguet Garden Club, Nacogdoches Council of Garden Clubs and Texas Garden Clubs, Inc., District III. Anna Raguet Garden Club records include letters, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives, scrapbooks, and yearbooks. Bank statements, check registers and receipts document the club’s expenses and community projects. Nacogdoches Council documents in the collection are guidelines, results and rules for the...
Dates: 1937-2002; Event: Donated 7/11/2016

Archivo General De La Nacion Mexico Historia Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0043
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of selected documents from the Mexican Archives relating to the resettlement of Nacogdoches and East Texas by the citizens of Los Adaes and to the missions Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Nacogdoches and Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Ais (San Augustine).

Dates: 1773-1793

Army Administration School: Women's Army Corps Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: B-0029
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two volumes of large scrapbooks (about 27 x 18) entitled "WAAC Branch Number 1, Army Administration School, Nacogdoches, Texas, Volume 1" and "WAC Branch Number 1, Army Administration School, Nacogdoches, Texas, Volume 2." The scrapbooks are organized in near date order. Volume 1 spans Feb. 5, 1943 - Aug. 30, 1943 while Volume 2 covers Sept., 1943 - Feb. 10, 1944. Information about each class is usually presented together. The scrapbooks contain graduation programs...
Dates: 1943-1944

Baker Printing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0045
Scope and Contents The collection consists of job work records and printing samples, mostly yearbooks and programs of various East Texas religious, civic, and cultural organizations. Some particularly interesting items include: The collection includes two phone directories for Nacogdoches in 1919 and 1920. These directories can be used to determine which individuals and businesses used telephones in Nacogdoches and also how far telephone services reached out into the rural...
Dates: 1925-1986

Beckville Church Register

 Collection
Identifier: B-0107
Scope and Contents

Register of names and when they were received by the Beckville Church (Panola County), 1857-1899, 1903-1906, pastors, 1885-1898, deaths 1889-1891, baptisms 1889-1890, 1906, and marriages 1888-1890. Includes register of members of Ebenezar Church, 1903-1904, Mt. Pisgah Church, 1903-1904, Rehobeth Church, 1904-1906, Allison's Chapel (Panola County), 1903-1906

Dates: 1857-1960

Beta Sigma Phi Chapters of Henderson, Texas

 Collection
Identifier: B-0163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nineteen scrapbooks, two songbooks, a charter for the Texas Zeta Theta Chapter, and loose materials from the various Henderson chapters of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority: Laureate Theta Omicron, Zeta Theta, Xi Nu Omicron, and Preceptor Nu Delta. The scrapbooks were created throughout and/or at the end of each year (as dated) to showcase what the chapter had accomplished and to celebrate the members. Contents of the scrapbooks include photographs, ephemera,...
Dates: Event: Donated 10/31/2016.; 1945-2016

Bexar Archives Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0041
Scope and Contents Original documents on microfilm (in Spanish) and typescript translations (English) reporting trials of smugglers highwaymen, thieves, traitors, murderers, foreigners, deserters, and others who failed to comply with Spanish and Mexican laws give the reader an eyewitness view of the judicial procedure and the everyday life in Texas over a century ago. Royal orders, official and personal letters from officers, enlisted men, and civilians present a vivid picture of the administrative and...
Dates: 1699-1808; Event: Translated from 1934-1958

Bondies, Rohte and Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0096
Scope and Contents

This ledger book has accounts of customers and shows the prices of vinegar, boots, shirts, cloth, coffee, hats, buttons, whiskey, tobacco, flour, tin buckets, and other items.

Dates: 1851-1853

Boosters Club, Nacogdoches, Texas Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0031
Arrangement Organized in two parts to reflect distinct processing efforts. Part 1 consists of the original gift materials (1933) as well as three addendums (1983, 1984, 1995). Arranged in 4 series across 16 clamshell boxes. The series are as follows: 1. Administration: 11 boxes and 65 folders. 2. Correspondence: 3 boxes and 57 folders. 3. Publicity: 11 folders 4. Finances: 17 folders Part 2 consists of the latest two addendums (2007, 2012) to the collection. It is arranged in 6 series (organized...
Dates: 1922-2011

Brileytown Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0133
Scope and Contents

Consists of six ledgers of meeting minutes, one ledger of church membership and one cash ledger.

Dates: Event: Donated 3/6/2014

Brown and Dixon Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of cash books and ledgers of the Brown & Dixon company.

Dates: -

Caddo Conference Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0152
Dates: Event: Donated 10/21/2014; 1946-2013