Subject Source: Sears
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: 1877 - 2001
Abstract Joseph Bryan Morris (1892-1982) was born in Hamilton, Texas and moved to Beaumont in 1917 after graduating from the University of Texas. He worked as a lawyer in Beaumont, most notably as an attorney for the Beaumont and South Park School Districts, as well as the Port of Beaumont and South Park Junior College (precursor to Lamar College of Technology, and later, Lamar University). The Joseph Bryan Morris Papers consist primarily of legal documentation, litigation, oil and gas leases,...
Dates: 1920 - 1959
This collection contains the personal and legal papers, and artifacts of Margaret A. Chamberlain during her life in Beaumont, Texas.
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