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Brooks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-437

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and artifacts that document the personal lives of Brooks family members. Materials include school documents, personal correspondence, business records, career development, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1900 - 2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

The Tyrrell Historical Library does not hold copyright for most of its collections. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsibility for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.

Biographical Note

The Brooks Family Papers consists of four family members. Henry C. Brooks, Dorothy G. Brooks, and their two daughters, Rebecca A. Brooks and Nancy B. Neild. Mr. Brooks for many years managed the Fashion department store in Beaumont. His wife helped to raise their two daughters, Nancy and Rebecca. Nancy has long been active in several civic organizations in Beaumont including the Junior League and the the Spindletop Chairty Horse Show. Her sister, Rebecca, was a professional model and actress who resided during her career in Hollywood, California, and New York City. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and artifacts that document the personal lives of all four of these family members.

Extent

6 Cubic Feet (4 cubic foot boxes, 6 flat boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Brooks Family Papers consists of four family members. Henry C. Brooks, Dorothy G. Brooks, and their two daughters, Rebecca A. Brooks and Nancy B. Neild. Mr. Brooks for many years managed the Fashion department store in Beaumont. His wife helped to raise their two daughters, Nancy and Rebecca. Nancy has long been active in several civic organizations in Beaumont including the Junior League and the the Spindletop Chairty Horse Show. Her sister, Rebecca, was a professional model and actress who resided during her career in Hollywood, California, and New York City. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and artifacts that document the personal lives of Brooks family members. Materials include school documents, personal correspondence, business records, career development, and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into three series for materials belonging to three different family members. The first is for Henry Carlisle Brooks, the second is for Nancy Brooks Neild, and the third is for Rebecca Ann Brooks.
Title
Finding Aid for the Brooks Family Papers, 1900-2008
Author
Tyrrell Historical Library Staff
Date
August 25, 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tyrrell Historical Library Archives Repository

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