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Records of AARP Chapter 1200, Nacogdoches, Texas

Identifier: B-0151

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of membership directories, board of directors meeting minutes, treasurer’s reports, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook also has copies of the “1200 Chapter Chatter” newsletter, 1998-1999.


  • Event: Donated 5/11/2012

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical / Historical

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Chapter 1200, Nacogdoches, Texas was chartered November 1972 and incorporated January 18, 1973. The purpose of the chapter was to provide advocacy, education and programming for retired persons in the community. The chapter met on the first Monday of every month and listened to an outside speaker present on a community or retirement topic. Leadership of the organization consisted of seven officers, six standing committees and six to eleven local committees. Dues were two dollars per year with a recommended contribution of one dollar each month. Annual membership ranged from 40 to 70 people through the 1990s and the first decade of the 2000s. Chapter 1200 dissolved May 7, 2012 by a vote of 13-3 at the monthly board meeting.

Presidents Bess Clark (1972), Ray Loden (1973), Joe Kinsey (1982), Curtis Savage (1985), S. Walter Denton (1986), Charles Lucas (1987-89), James Crane (1990), Luther Miller, Molly Appleberry (1991), George Davis (1992-93), Herman Chancellor (1994-95), G. Loyd Collier (1996-97), Macra Brunson (1998), Molly Appleberry (1999), Gene Tomlin (2000), Preston Hammond (2001), Frank Blackburn (2002), Frank Blackburn, Dorothy Sessions (2003), Dorothy Sessions (2004-06), Jesse Harris (2007-08), Gayle Sones (2009-10), Wanda Schmidt (2011), Hubert Molanders (2012).


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There are two clamshell boxes containing ten folders in this collection.

Guide to the Records of AARP Chapter 1200, Nacogdoches, Texas
Kathryn Schieferstein and Kyle Ainsworth
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository