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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Barrie Scardino Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-828
Abstract Barrie Scardino Bradley is an author and scholar who has published several books on Texas architecture, including "Improbable Metropolis: Houston’s Architectural and Urban History" (2020, University of Texas Press) and "Fair Winds: The History of Kirby Corporation" (2017, Herring Press). She worked as the first architectural archivist for the City of Houston. She became executive director of the American Institute of Architects, Houston Chapter, and the Houston Architecture Foundation until...
Dates: 1886 - 2018

Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) Story Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-326
Abstract Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) originated in 1883 with Beaumont High School. By 1948, the district had absorbed French High School and established a high school for black students, Charlton-Pollard High School. In 1983, the original Beaumont ISD board voted to dissolve the district and officially merged with South Park ISD in 1984, forming the current Beaumont Independent School District. This collection is an artificial collection of community materials that consists of...
Dates: 1880 - 2014

Clyde Vincent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-592
Abstract Clyde Vincent was a lifelong resident of Port Neches, Texas, who did extensive research on the cultural and historic heritage of the Acadian people of East Texas. He founded an organization called Les Arcadians du Texas which sponsored a choral group, tours to France and Canada, and the restoration of an authentic Acadian house. He also compiled genealogical information and engaged in efforts to preserve the Cajun language and culture. This collection includes genealogical records,...
Dates: 1600-2014

Desk and Derrick Club of Beaumont Records

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Identifier: AC-025
Abstract

The Desk and Derrick Club was established in March 1949 as the first professional organization for women working in the oil and gas industry. The Desk and Derrick Club’s original mission was to educate and support women who were working in the energy industry. The Desk and Derrick Club produced this scrapbook in its first year of existence. The collection includes newspaper clippings of the Club's organizational meetings, and original activities

Dates: 1901 - 2006

J. Glenn Cummings Research Papers Related to Harry Brinkley Bass

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Identifier: AC-587
Abstract J. Glenn Cummings is a resident of Beaumont, Texas who has researched, written, and published historical works on the subjects of scouting and World War II. His book on World War II naval aviator Harry Brinkley Bass, "Trailing a Texas Eagle," was extensively researched and published in 2010. Cummings also served as scoutmaster of Beaumont Troop 65 Boy Scouts of America for nearly thirty years. The collection consists of research notebooks, interviews, presentations, military records,...
Dates: 1916 - 2011

Jacqueline Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-827
Abstract

The Jacqueline Barnes Papers is a small artificial collection consisting of historical Barnes family deeds and oil leases in the Houston and Refugio county region, vital records of Laura Lee Conrad Barnes, pet medical records, Brittany dog breeding records, and photographs of dog shows. These materials were found among a donation of geneaology and history books from Jacqueline Barnes in 2020.

Dates: 1853 - 1992

Paul H. Schlett Papers

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Identifier: AC-366
Abstract Pure Oil Company originated in 1895 as a group of independent oil producers in Butler, Pennsylvania who were attempting to compete with Standard Oil Company. By the 1920s, the company had been purchased by Ohio Cities Gas Company and was operating a refinery in Texas in the Beaumont and Port Neches region. This collection consists of a variety of materials related to the history and personnel of Pure Oil Company in Beaumont, Texas. Materials include administrative records, rosters,...
Dates: 1891 - 1996

Pierre Ferdinand Patureau Papers

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Identifier: AC-824
Abstract Pierre Ferdinand Patureau (1800-1860) was born in LaRoche, France. He married Anne Rose Machet (1801-1843) in 1820. The couple immigrated to Louisiana with their four children in 1840. One of their grandchildren, Marie Victorine Patureau (1873-1937), married William Cropper (1870-1918) in 1892 and began to collect traces of her family's history. Marie and William moved at some point in the early 1900s from Louisana to Beaumont, Texas. This collection consists of genealogy, correspondence,...
Dates: 1840 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Spindletop 2001 Commission Records

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Identifier: AC-354
Abstract The Spindletop 2001 Commission along with the Friends of Spindletop organized the centennial celebration held on January 10, 2001. The commemoration took place at the Spindletop and Gladys City Boomtown Museum, and attracted attendees including former United States president George H.W. Bush and country music artist Tracy Byrd. These records are related to the Spindletop 2001 Commission, Friends of Spindletop, and the organization of the collaborative "Spindletop 2001" commemorative event in...
Dates: 1901 - 2003

Ted Moor, Jr. Collection

 Collection
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