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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 143 Collections and/or Records:

The International Poetry Institute, Inc. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0144
Scope and Contents The International Poetry Institute published 6 to 12 issues a year. Issues contain organizational information (names of officers and new members), announcements (of poetry contests, winners and programming), news, and examples of member poetry. A typical issue was typescript on colored paper and one to four pages long. This collection has an incomplete run of the newsletter. The newsletters in this collection are: vol.2 (nos.3-12), vol.3 (nos.1-11), vol.4 (no.1), vol.5 (nos.1-6),...

Thursday Study Club, Alto, Texas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0006
Scope and Contents Most of the collection consists of photocopies.

Tyler County Judges Portrait Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0127
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine crayon 16 x 20 portraits of 19th century Tyler County, Texas County and District Court judges. All the portraits were done by Anderson Portrait and Frame Co., Elm Street, Dallas, Texas between June and October 1913.

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.