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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 147 Collections and/or Records:

Daughters of the American Revolution, Nacogdoches Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0030
Scope and Contents This historical collection includes diaries, correspondence, legal papers, military papers, financial papers, advertisements, almanacs, catalogs, genealogy, and land grants, some of which are signed by Texas and United States presidents and Texas governors. Subjects covered include the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, education, women's clubs, churches, social events, Texas and World fairs, and other exhibitions. The dates of the historical collection range from 1660...
Dates: 1926-2002

James Joseph Greve Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0112
Scope and Contents

Papers of a former Nacogdoches County, Texas, attorney regarding warranty deeds, execution of wills, deeds of sale, deeds of trust, oil and gas leases, divorces, quit claim deeds, promissory notes, fire insurance policy, field notes and vendors lien notes

Dates: 1891-1956

Fairview Methodist Church Register, Nacogdoches, Texas

 Collection
Identifier: B-0036
Scope and Contents

The church register list members from 1871 to 1966. Also included are lists of the church's pastors, 1889-1966, infant baptisms from 1889, marriages performed from 1871, a Trustees report for church property in 1936, and a Board of Trustees report on church property for October 21, 1963.

Dates: 1871-1966

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.

Dates: 1913; Event: Donated 6/8/2011

Farmer’s Alliance, Mt. Enterprise, Texas Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0007
Dates: 1886-1890

Flora Garden Club, Nacogdoches, Texas, Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0094
Arrangement

107 items organized in 1 box across 17 folders.

Dates: 1949-2002

Four Seasons Garden Club, Nacogdoches, Texas Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0103
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of activities

Dates: 1970-1980, 1989-1998

Harris Hardware Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: B-0110
Dates: -

Hodges, Greve, Pierce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0111
Scope and Contents The documents (ranging from 1830s-1970s) consist of the papers belonging to the three attorneys who practiced at the firm, and were acquired from the clearing out of the former office of Judge Jack Pierce, the last attorney to practice at the firm. The collection includes letters, correspondence, land deeds, timber deeds, oil and gas leases, debt collection, civil court cases, criminal court cases, estate matters, various miscellaneous legal matters, maps, and approximately five photographs...
Dates: 1830-1970

Johnson General Merchandise Store Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0022
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 79 ledger books documenting store business. There are 34 account books (1912-1949), 22 day books (1915-1942), 9 cash books (1916-1951), 6 commercial accounts books (1931-1947), 3 order books (1929-1940), 3 check receipts books (1933-1944), a cotton purchasing account book (1928-1931), and a daily record of cash receipts book (1929, 1940).

Dates: 1912-1951; Event: Donated 2/25/1980 ; Event: Addendum donated 6/2/1980

Kelly Plow Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0010
Scope and Contents

The collection includes accident and insurance reports, blueprints, catalogs (price lists and parts lists), correspondence, farm equipment and machinery literature, photographs, statements, ledgers and other records of this Longview manufacturer and seller of plows and farm equipment

Dates: 1884-1965

Lamp-Lite Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0056
Dates: 1976-1995

Mahdeen Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0053
Dates: 1912-1985

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

Dates: 1851-1859

Archivo General De La Nacion Mexico Historia Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0043
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of selected documents from the Mexican Archives relating to the resettlement of Nacogdoches and East Texas by the citizens of Los Adaes and to the missions Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Nacogdoches and Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Ais (San Augustine).

Dates: 1773-1793

Nacogdoches and Southeastern Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0058
Scope and Contents

The types of materials in this collection include correspondence, legal documents, minutes book of Board of Directors and Stockholders meetings (1905-1930), payroll records, newspaper clippings, annual reports, schedules, and financial ledgers.

Dates: 1903-1965; Event: Donated 1934; Event: Addendum donated 3/31/1955; Event: Addendum donated 12/9/1992; Event: Addendum donated 2/1/1996

American Red Cross

 Collection
Identifier: B-0027
Scope and Contents

Various Red Cross publications, manuals, newsletters and posters are found in the collection. The approximate number of items in the collection is 10,650.

Dates: 1931-1980