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Stratton-Stevens-Follin Family Papers

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Identifier: AC-586
Abstract The Stratton-Stevens-Follin Family Papers consists of personal correspondence and compiled family histories. The correspondence ranges from the 1850's to the 1870's, and was written by multiple members of the three families. The majority of the correspondence was written by or addressed to Asa Stratton, Jr., or his wife, Louisa Waldmann Stratton. The collection also contains information related to family history of the Stevens family, which intermarried with the Stratton family in 1893. And...
Dates: 1837-1971

Symphony League of Beaumont Scrapbooks

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Identifier: AC-030
Abstract The Beaumont Symphony Society was formed in 1950. After several of its members had visited symphony orchestras in Houston and Dallas, the Society decided to sponsor numerous guest appearances of out-of-town symphonies to perform in Beaumont. Out of this endeavor a Beaumont Symphony Orchestra was created in 1953. A Beaumont Women's Symphony League was soon formed in 1955 to help organize major fund raising events as the Viennese Ball, Debutante program, and the Symphony of Trees each...
Dates: 1988 - 2001

Ted Moor, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: AC-671
Abstract Theodric E. "Ted" Moor, Jr. (1932-2015) was an insurance agent in Beaumont, Texas who spent his career expanding the insurance business which was co-founded by his father, Theodric E. Moor, Sr. He later purchased the Amarillo Gold Sox baseball team and relocated them to Beaumont in 1982, changing the name to the Golden Gators. This collection consists of Ted Moor, Jr.'s genealogical and historical research. He kept notebooks of his research, with materials including pedigree charts,...
Dates: 1839 - 2015

Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs Collection

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Identifier: AC-830
Abstract The Texas League of Professional Baseball Teams was first organized in 1888. The Beaumont Exporters were formed in 1920 as part of the Texas League. They played at Magnolia Ballpark through 1929 before moving to the newly constructed Stuart Stadium in 1930. In the 1930s through 1946, the team was an affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. It was during this period that they had many successful seasons, winning the championship pennant in the years 1932 and 1938. In 1983, Beaumont once again was...
Dates: 1920 - 1986

Theodore Dillon Powers, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: AC-556
Abstract Ted "Dillon" Powers (1940-2011) was a graduate of Beaumont High School and Lamar University, and later a resident of Austin, Texas. He worked for the Texas Department of Transportation, as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He also was Coordinator of the Texas Historical Commission. The collection consists of papers belonging primarily to Theodore Powers, Jr. and longtime family friend Olliedyne SoRelle. Other families members represented include Nathaniel Burton Powers,...
Dates: 1825 - 2000

United Citizens for Law Enforcement (UCLE) Records

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Identifier: AC-274
Abstract On January 1, 1961, citizens of Jefferson County, Texas gathered to devise a plan of action against what they percieved as "organized gambling, prostitution, graft, vice, and corrupt officials" running rampant in the county. Civic leaders, labor spokesmen, and members of churches and schools met with members of the House General Investigating Committee (the James Commission), forming The United Citizens for Law Enforcement (UCLE). The collection consists of organizational and administrative...
Dates: 1929 - 1973

Vallie Fletcher Taylor Photograph Collection on Spindletop

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Identifier: AC-675
Abstract

Albert Clark (A. S. Clark) was a photographer in Beaumont, Texas, in the early 1900's.



Dates: circa 1901

W. Smythe Shepherd Papers

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Identifier: AC-410
Abstract This collection consists of materials belonging to W. Smythe Shepherd, a Beaumont native and business man. Smythe Shepherd was heavily involved in the family business, "Shepherd Laundry". Additionally, he was also active in several local organizations such as: The Sons of the Republic of Texas, Rotary Club, and Texas Gulf Historical Society.This collection contains papers related to Shepherd's involvement with these organizations, as well as business records, photographs, and personal...
Dates: 1836-2015

Westminster Presbyterian Church Records

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Identifier: AC-606
Abstract

The First Presbyterian Church of Beaumont, Texas, was organized in 1880. The church subsequently changed its name to Westminster Presbyterian Church, and after 129 vibrant and successful years, disbanded in 2009.



Dates: 1880-2009

Winter Family Papers

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Identifier: AC-339
Abstract

This collection holds papers from six generations of the Winter family, beginning with Ann Clarke, born in 1779. Over the course of these generations, the family moved from North Carolina, to Alabama, to Louisiana, to Missouri, and finally to Texas.



Dates: 1817-1960s

Woman's Club of Beaumont Records

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Identifier: AC-365
Abstract

The Woman's Club of Beaumont was founded in 1895 and has been an important community leader in Beaumont for the promotion of cultural education and events. The records of the club include minutes, departmental papers, yearbooks, scrapbooks, membership materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1897-1984

Women's Auxiliary to the Jefferson County Medical Society Scrapbooks

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Identifier: AC-029
Abstract The Women's Auxiliary to the Jefferson County Medical Society formed in 1929 with Mrs. J.M. Gober as president. By 1953, the Auxiliary sought to extend the aims of the medical profession, to assist in entertainment at state, district, and county meetings, and promote acquaintances among physicians' families. Membership comprised the wives of medical doctors, but today the membership is inclusive of all spouses. Fifteen scrapbooks and one folder of ephemera comprise the material in this...
Dates: 1947 - 1976