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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:

Miscellaneous Nacogdoches County Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0086
Scope and Contents This collection consists of store accounts, receipts, drug store orders, several notes and leters, a stock certificate, and some matchbooks. Researchers might find the receipts in Folder 1 useful for identifying early 20th-century Nacogdoches businesses. The letter in Folder 9 about a slave named Jim trying to buy the freedom of himself and his family is also of research interest.

Miscellaneous Nacogdoches County Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0085
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection are Nacogdoches Co. deeds for miscellaneous citizens. There are also land documents, promissory notes, field notes, broadsides for land or fugitives from the law, power of attorney and other probate documents, and entrance certificates. Researchers might find the entrance certificates, which are all from 1835 and in Spanish; and a pair of small broadsides from 1890-1891 for fugitives wanted for murder, of particular interest.

Miscellaneous San Augustine County Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0088
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous San Augustine County items acquired and collected over the years. There are several kinds of receipts and some ballots for a pair of county elections.

Modern Era of Praetorians Council #675 Fee Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0075
Arrangement One fee book (4 pages).

Nacogdoches and Southeastern Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0058
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minute book of Board of Directors and Stockholders meetings (1905-1930), payroll records, newspaper clippings, annual reports and financial ledgers

Nacogdoches Archives Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0042
Scope and Contents Typescripts of official records created and accumulated at Nacogdoches during the Spanish and Mexican periods. Includes correspondence, decrees, orders, circulars, and other communications sent to the frontier from higher governmental authorities; correspondence of the commandant; correspondence and proceedings of the alcaldes and ayuntamiento of Nacogdoches; and records relating to adjacent territories of Anahuac, Attoyac, Ayish Bayou, Liberty, Neches, Sabine, San Augustine, and San Felipe....

Nacogdoches Business Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: B-0071
Scope and Contents Incomplete business journal from a business in Nacogdoches, with about 330 pages in a legible hand, recounting mercantile transactions and other business exchanges.

Nacogdoches Chronicle Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0014
Scope and Contents The two volumes show subscribers and amounts paid, other newspapers exchanged with the Chronicle, advertising accounts and accounts paid. Included are the names of many city and county residents.

Nacogdoches Commission on Women and Families

 Collection
Identifier: B-0067
Scope and Contents Bylaws, minutes, and correspondence of the Commission, which was organized in 1991,