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B. Business & Organizational Collection

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:

Rowlett Store, Nacogdoches, Texas Account Ledger

Identifier: B-0039
Scope and Contents The Rowlett Store Ledger contains customer account records from 1869 to 1873. The handwriting is very difficult to decipher in places, but some of the names mentioned in the ledger include B. A. Rowlett, W. E. Rowlett, James Swain, Sam Davis, Alford Arnold, Peter Lockett, Sam Atkinson, Nathan Hearns, Jesse Morse, J. G. Steele, Lemuel Campbell, and Gabe and Aaron Collins. Recipes and drafts or copies of letters are recorded on some pages of the ledger. The ledger also contains family records...
Dates: 1869-1979

Rusk County Historical Association

Identifier: B-0025
Scope and Contents

There are two parts of the collection: the Rusk County Collection and the Vinzent papers, the latter being photostats of the originals in the possession of Mr. Sam Ross of Mt. Enterprise (1962).

Dates: 1843-1965

Rusk General Store Ledgers

Identifier: B-0047
Scope and Contents

The journals date from July 16, 1914 to August 12,1915 and from September 11, 1916 to November 2, 1917

Dates: 1911-1941

Summer Hill Select School. Omen, Texas

Identifier: B-0001
Scope and Contents

Papers for the University of San Augustine, the Wesleyan Male and Female College, and the University of Eastern Texas are included in this collection; papers for the Masonic Institute are processed separately.

Dates: 1837-1900

Sanford and Son General Store, Caledonia, Texas Records

Identifier: B-0018
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 33 ledger books, a poetry scrapbook, and a Beaumont High School yearbook, "Spindletop" (1925). The ledger books include daybooks, general ledgers, and farm account books pertaining to the clientele and operations of the general merchandise and grocery store.

Dates: 1920-1935

Santa Fe Industries Records

Identifier: B-0109
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence between Santa Fe Industries, the minority stock holders, and the lawyers and lumber experts they used.

Dates: 1973-1980

Shelby County, Texas, Cooperative Association (Patrons of Husbandry) Cashbook

Identifier: B-0012
Scope and Contents Part of the book contains a brief journal which appears to be a record of trips taken from 1895 to 1900 (author unknown). In the same handwriting are copied some inspirational thoughts. At the end of the book are several pages of a diary which begins with the announcement of the birth of Edward Boone Brackett, Jr. in 1905 and ends about 1912. There are very few entries and all have been written at some later time. The cash book is in very poor condition with many pages missing and others...
Dates: 1890-1891

Sons of the American Revolution, Texas Society, Fredonia Chapter, Nacogdoches Records

Identifier: B-0068
Scope and Contents

General information regarding the Chapter, applications for membership, and the chapter newsletter.

Dates: Event: Donated 10/24/1996

Southland Paper Mills, Inc. Records

Identifier: B-0055
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of annual reports, meeting minutes, history and activities of the company and other items relating to the business

Dates: 1939-1990

San Augustine Education Institutions Records

Identifier: B-0002
Scope and Contents

Charter, catalogs (1878-1899), A. W. Orr (founder and principal) Memorial Society materials, school booklets and publications and other items relating to the school

Dates: 1878-1968

Texas Association of College Teachers, SFASU Chapter Records

Identifier: B-0057
Scope and Contents

Constitution, minutes, correspondence, publications and other records relating to the SFA Chapter and the State Association of TACT.

Dates: 1949-1992

Texas Attorney General Nacogdoches County Bonds Collection

Identifier: B-0061
Scope and Contents

Contains Nacogdoches County schoolhouse bonds. A few waterworks and sewer system, electric light system, airport, street improvement, road, bridge, and refunding bonds are also included.

Dates: 1930-1942

Texas Centennial Collection

Identifier: B-0105
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material published for the celebrating of Texas’ Centennial.

Dates: 1936

Texas Farm Products Company Collection

Identifier: B-0052
Scope and Contents

Nacogdoches company founded in 1930, by M. S. Wright, Texas Farm Products was built as a fertilizer and feed manufacturing company. Collection includes an almanac, photographs, calendar, newsletters, and newspaper clippings about the company

Dates: 1945-1975

Texas Forestry Association Records

Identifier: B-0069
Scope and Contents

Records of the Texas Forestry Association from 1936 to 1993. Records include annual and spring meetings, committee reports, special programs as Tree Farm and Texas Reforestation, Project Learning Tree, as well as media files. Separate indexes have been prepared for important speeches given at meetings as well as photographs found in the collection.

Dates: 1936-1993

Texas Sesquicentennial Celebration Collection

Identifier: B-0106
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material published for the celebrating of Texas’ Sesquicentennial

Dates: 1986

Texas Society of American Foresters Records

Identifier: B-0026
Scope and Contents Correspondence, membership records, by-laws, financial records, subject files, committee and annual meeting activities, resolutions, and minutes of meetings. Also included are records of the Brazos-Trinity, the Lufkin-Nacogdoches, and the Houston-Huntsville-College Station groups. Files also contain materials relating to the membership and business of the Stephen F. Austin State University chapter of the Society. Furthermore there is mixed media, two cassette tapes, four compact disks (CDs),...
Dates: 1948-2009

Texas Summer Normal Examination Records

Identifier: B-0023
Dates: 1894

R. M. Thomson Company letter books

Identifier: B-0017
Scope and Contents

Blotter book copies of personal and business correspondence, including the Thomson and Donman Company in Austin, Texas. The correspondence is both typed and handwritten.

Dates: 1878-1925

Thursday Study Club, Alto, Texas Papers

Identifier: B-0006
Scope and Contents

Most of the collection consists of photocopies.

Dates: 1845-1980