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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:

Legg General Store Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0130
Scope and Contents The Legg General Store collection contains books of accounts received as well as receipt books. There is also included a letter sent from Andy’s nephew, Lalonde Legg who was stationed overseas during World War I, to Andy in 1918. Included are land and warranty deeds, as well as oil, gas, and mineral leases.

Lon Morris College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0156
Scope and Contents The collection mainly consists of 80 scrapbooks about the history of the college. Many oversized items pertain to the theater productions, which include posters and photo collages of the productions.

Magna Charta Dames Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0135
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various event programs, speech transcripts, business documents such as minutes and agendas, letters, photographs, and photocopies of scrapbooks and newspaper articles. Two items of note are the two intact scrapbooks of the East Texas Colony of the Magna Charta Dames.

Marmion Henry Bowers Letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: B-0024
Scope and Contents The letterbooks in this collection are blotter copies containing legal correspondence to individuals, sheriffs, county clerks, and judges; and personal correspondence to friends and family. There are also letters to magazines and newspapers concerning subscriptions and advertising. One volume contains petitions, deeds, and briefs used in courts, including the Supreme Court of Texas. The correspondence describes conditions in Texas before, during, and after the Civil War, including the Cortina...

Masonic Institutes, San Augustine, Texas Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0003
Scope and Contents Correspondence, bills, term reports, enrollment and attendance records, records of the Board of Trustees, teacher contracts, educational philosophy, and curricula of the two schools

Miscellaneous Angelina County Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0083
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a deed, several tax receipts and a pair of sheriff's wanted broadsides. These are miscellaneous loose items collected over the years.

Miscellaneous Jefferson County Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0084
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a petroleum stock certificate. It is a miscellaneous loose item collected over the years.