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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 140 Collections and/or Records:

Union/North Church Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0139
Scope and Contents The record book is 139 pages long and includes a list of male and female members, the church's articles of faith, covenant, and minutes. The book is handwritten in cursive.

United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0093
Scope and Contents The scrapbooks contain information and activities of the Henry C. Hancock Chapter.

United Friends of Temperance, Fairview Council, Nacogdoches, Texas Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0037
Scope and Contents The minute book lists council members from December 12, 1885 to May 30, 1886 and gives reports on council meetings, briefly outlining activities, officer elections, and treasury records. Speeches, essays, and thesis were presented at most meetings. A portion of the book contains writings on educational topics and these may have been the texts for some of the programs presented. Toward the end of the book there is an undated reference to the break up of the council and how funds left in the...

Velasco, Texas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0005
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the Treaty of Velasco, menus, wine lists and regulations of The Velasco Hotel, material relating to the Brazos River Channel and Dock Company and to the Velasco Improvement Company.

Veterans of World War I, Nacogdoches Barracks Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0040
Scope and Contents The collection includes the original handwritten or typed minutes and mailing list from each meeting. Photocopies have been made of all originals and are located at the end of the collection. A total of 139 photos relating to World War I are included in the collection.

W. T. Wilson Grain Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0149
Scope and Contents This collection includes business and personal correspondence, advertising mailers, legal documents, deposit slips, bank statements, invoices, patents and case files dating from 1907-1916. The W. T. Wilson Grain Company conducted business across the southwest and the collection includes documentation from more than 175 different companies. Most materials relate to transactions with Texas-based companies, but there are substantial records for dealingss with businesses in Kansas City, New Mexico...

Watson, Cooke and Co. Store Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0077
Arrangement One account book (403 pages), indexed.

Women's Auxiliary to Nacogdoches County Medical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0123
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the constitution and by-laws of the State Auxiliary, two publications tracing the history of the State and National Auxiliary and Yearbooks documenting the yearly meeting of the Nacogdoches chapter. Included in the yearbooks are a list of chapter presidents, officers, and committees, active members, meeting agenda, a presentation program and by-laws.