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J.D. Campbell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-102

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised largely of Judge J. D. Campbell’s business and personal papers and other items related to the activities of him and his family. These take the form of artifacts, correspondence, manuscripts, newspapers and newsletters, notebooks, photographs, programs, publications, scrapbooks, and speeches.

Dates

  • 1877 - 2001

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Some restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Use

The Tyrrell Historical Library holds copyright. 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

Judge J.D. Campbell was born in Chappell Hill, Texas, during the Civil War. He studied at Sam Houston Normal College in Huntsville and Soule University in Chappell Hill. After teaching briefly in the towns of Lockhart and Sealy, he went to work in the county clerk's office in Brenham. There he decided to study law and passed the bar in 1885. After practicing in Brenham, he moved to Beaumont in 1902 where he was in private practice until 1908. During his time in Beaumont he worked as an appointed corporation court judge, with a private firm, as the elected city attorney, and as the justice of the 60th District Court. Judge Campbell passed away on April 26, 1935.

Extent

14 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Judge J.D. Campbell was born in Chappell Hill, Texas, during the Civil War. During his time in Beaumont he worked as an appointed corporation court judge, with a private firm, as the elected city attorney, and as the justice of the 60th District Court. This collection is comprised largely of Judge J. D. Campbell’s business and personal papers and other items related to the activities of him and his family. These take the form of artifacts, correspondence, manuscripts, newspapers and newsletters, notebooks, photographs, programs, publications, scrapbooks, and speeches.

Title
Finding Aid for the J.D. Campbell Papers, 1877-2001
Author
Jennifer Perritt
Date
July 20, 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tyrrell Historical Library Archives Repository

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