Tyrrell Historical Library Digital Collections
This collection consists of 3,677 photographs that pertain to the history of the greater Beaumont area. The images can be categorized into many general subject related themes that include such things as: street scenes, aerial views, agriculture, churches, schools, libraries, restaurants, hotels, banks, businesses, commerce and …
The John H. Walker Papers represent a unique and varied collection focused primarily on the history and people of the City of Beaumont and the outlying rural area situated in Jefferson and Orange Counties, Texas. Contained within this collection is a wealth of information captured in photographic images. The photograph section of …
Eleanor Woods Lavelle was the daughter of Tom and Lottye Woods. Tom fought in World War I, and Eleanor collected and transcribed the approximately 76 letters he sent to Lottye during the war. The collection also contains family photograph albums and memorial books.
To view a map of where Tom was stationed in Europe during World War I, …
Founded in 1872, the First Baptist Church of Beaumont, Texas, has contributed immensely to the religious, social, economic, and political life of the town. The records of the church include photographs, publications, administrative records, records of the Sunday School, and membership records.
The John Dollinger Jr. Inc. Records cover the time period from August of 1902 to 1995. These records are arranged in the following record series order: 50th anniversary celebration activities in 1952, job photographs related to company project files, minutes of Board of Directors and stock holders, early photographs of products …
The Tyrrell Historical Library is a unique library in that it collects and preserves the history of the greater Beaumont area, which includes the history of southeast Texas. The library as a historical research repository was established in 1975. Restoration of the library building began in 1989 and was completed in July of 1990. The local history archives section of the library consists of personal papers, business, civic, fraternal, and city records. The collections capture a wide array of material including family letters, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, business reports, minutes and correspondence, along with thousands of photographs.