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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:

Centennial Guest Register, Center, Texas

 Collection
Identifier: B-0120
Scope and Contents Founded in 1866 and incorporated in 1893 Center, Texas is the county seat of Shelby County. The register is dated August 18-20, 1966 and is from the Center, Texas Centennial Celebration. It contains approximately 1,100 names.

Center Woman's Reading Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0128
Scope and Contents The Center Woman’s Reading Club Collection documents a century’s worth of the club’s civic and social activities. The collection contains a variety of materials, including but not limited to: club histories, certificates, correspondence, minutes books, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, scrapbooks, thank-you notes, and yearbooks. Items researchers might find of particular interest include yearbooks dating back to 1916, minutes books beginning in 1906, several years of...

Charles A. Manning Business Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: B-0124
Scope and Contents Ledger lists customers' names, purchases and cost of those purchases. There is customer index at beginning of ledger.

Christ Episcopal Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0119
Arrangement Arranged at the folder-level in 11 boxes. There are also several oversize items.

Clark & Hyde Mercantile Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0097
Scope and Contents This collection contains three items. Two day log books for the store, which detail transactions from October 1872 to January 1874. The third item is a note book with notes on a few legal cases dating from 1871.

Colonial Dames XVII Century, James Haggard Chapter, Nacogdoches Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0015
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, Constitution, By-laws, certificates, membership applications, Annual Tour of Homes information, and other materials related to the Chapter. Genealogical and biographical information are also included.

Confidence Lodge #2182 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0050
Arrangement This collection consists of one ledger book (216 pages, indexed) housed with another collection in a clamshell box.

Crim Family Funeral Home, Henderson, Texas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the daybooks, also called year books, of the four different Funeral Homes mentioned above. Included in the books were notations of ambulance trips made to transport sick people from home to the hospital and back, of funeral and memorial services held, and of other business related activities.

Cum Concilio Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0019
Arrangement Arranged in 15 clamshell boxes (#s 1-11, 13-15), 1 legal box (#16) and 1 oversize box (#12). The collection ranges from box-level to item-level description.