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Seymour Family Papers (Ms. 11)

Description:

 

Sam K Seymour was born in Columbus November 1, 1895 and was the son of Sam K. and Katie (Dunn) Seymour, Sr. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1913 and entered Texas A&M in 1914. He entered the Army in 1917 and was a member of the famous 42nd Rainbow Division. After his discharge in 1920, he joined his father in the lumber, hardware and oil business. He was co-founder of the Colorado County Federal Savings and Loan Association in 1938 and president of same until 1979 when he was made Chairman of the Board. Mr. Seymour organized the San Bernard Electric Co-op in 1937 and served as its first president. He was an active and honorary member of many, many civic organizations in Columbus. Papers are from the family business, personal correspondence and a scrapbook including photos from his service in WWI.

 

Contents:

 

Box 1

Seymour Business Papers 1900s (1-1)

Seymour Family Personal Papers and Letters (1-2)

Columbus Meat and Ice Company Photo (1-3)

Seymour Business File A-B 1938-1942 (1-4)

Seymour Business File C 1938-1942 (1-5)

Seymour Business File D 1938-1942 (1-6)

Seymour Business File E-F 1938-1942 (1-7)

Seymour Business File G-L 1938-1942 (1-8)

Seymour Business File M-R 1938-1942 (1-9)

Seymour Business File S 1938-1942 (1-10)

Seymour Business File T-Z 1938-1942 (1-11)

 

Box 2

Seymour Business File A-B 1943-1947 (2-1)

Seymour Business File C 1943-1947 (2-2)

Seymour Business File D 1943-1947 (2-3)

Seymour Business File E-G 1943-1947 (2-4)

Seymour Business File H-J 1943-1947 (2-5)

Seymour Business File K-L 1943-1947 (2-6)

Seymour Business File M-R 1943-1947 (2-7)

Seymour Business File S 1943-1947 (2-8)

Seymour Business File T-Z 1943-1947 (2-9)

 

Box 3

Seymour Business File A-B 1948-1951 (3-1)

Seymour Business File C 1948-1951 (3-2)

Seymour Business File D 1948-1951 (3-3)

Seymour Business File E-F 1948-1951 (3-4)

Seymour Business File G-J 1948-1951 (3-5)

Seymour Business File K-R 1948-1951 (3-6)

Seymour Business File S-Z 1948-1951 (3-7)

 

Box 4

Seymour Business File A-B 1950-1952 (4-1)

Seymour Business File C 1950-1952 (4-2)

Seymour Business File D 1950-1952 (4-3)

Seymour Business File E-F 1950-1952 (4-4)

Seymour Business File G-J 1950-1952 (4-5)

Seymour Business File L-O 1950-1952 (4-6)

Seymour Business File P-R 1950-1952 (4-7)

Seymour Business File T-Z 1950-1952 (4-8)

 

Box 5

Invoices—Personal and Business

 

Box 6

Invoices—Personal and Business 1956-1957

 

Box 7

Invoices—Personal and Business 1962-1965

 

Box 8

Business and Political Correspondence 1961-1964

 

Box 9

Invoices—Personal and Business 1969-1972

 

Box 10

Invoices—Business and Sales Tax 1973

 

Box 11

Country Club Booklets—Texas A&M (11-1)

Miscellaneous correspondence and indexes, 1887-1918 (11-2)

Legal documents, 1879-1913 (11-3)

Palm Heights Development Co. 1910 (11-4)

Seymour Family Register 1801-1846 (11-5)

Rice Farm Correspondence (11-6)

Correspondence—business and personal 1884-1981 (11-7)

Colorado County Savings and Loan 1904-1979 (11-8)

Correspondence (personal history of Sam K. Seymour, Jr.) (11-9)

Mortgage—Robert Goeppinger and wife to J.A. Seymour 3-31-1892 (11-10)

Deed—Joe Mitchell et ux to Somalia Reed 1-25-1937 (11-11)

Card—Vice President, Lyndon Johnson signed Lyndon (11-12)

Letter—Roy Barrera, Secretary of State to S.K. Seymour, Jr. 1-20-1969 (11-13)

Order appointing S.K. Seymour as temporary administrator to estate of J.A. Seymour (11-14)

Business papers and miscellaneous correspondence 1888-1964 (11-15)

Colorado County Savings and Loan Certificates 1975 (11-16)

Highwaymen (Good Roads Program) 1984 (11-17)

Shriner Certificate 1911 (11-18)

Lumber Company booklet 1956 (11-19)

Lower Colorado River Authority Member 1975 (11-20)

Visitors pass to U.S. House of Representatives 1959 (11-21)

Correspondence—personal and business 1987 (11-22)

WWI Ode to Battle of Chateau—Thierry by S.K. Seymour IV (11-23)

Colorado County Federal Savings and Loan Celebration 1978 (11-24)

Lumbermen’s Association of Texas member 1881 (11-25)

Columbus Integration protest letter 1955 (11-26)

Business records and miscellaneous correspondence 1892-1979 (11-27)

Miscellaneous photos and notes of debts due 1897-1917 (11-28)

Land Office receipts 1800s (11-29)

George Washington choice bedspread paperwork 1945(11-30)

Business records 1977-78 and passports 1952 (11-31)

Seymour, Sam K Sr. short bio and related material

Seymour photo collection

Seymour WWI Scrapbook 1917-1919

Seymour Equitable Life Insurance papers 1903-1905

Correspondence from N.C. Laharry to Sam K. Seymour 3-27-1947

Special Agency Directory Contract United Mutual Fire Insurance Co. to S.K. Seymour

Letters of Administration and Bill of Costs—estate of J.A. Seymour

Stock in Colorado County Land and Irrigation Company—S.K. Seymour 1926

Stock in Wharton Motor Company—S. K. Seymour, Jr. 1920

Stock in the Tahoka Oil and Gas Company—J.D. and S.K. Seymour, Jr. 1919

Letter from Mary B. Seymour to her parents from Baylor University undated

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 11-16-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-23-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 2-22-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents May 1915

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 10-25-1918

Columbus High School Graduation program

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 7-18-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 10-16-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 4-3-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 6-15-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 10-20-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 2-16-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-30-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-19-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to family 1918

2 Letters from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 10-9-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 10-23-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents11-3-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-18-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 6-29-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 7-1-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-20-1919

Cable from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to father 5-13-1918

Telegram from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to mother 2-9-1916

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 11-22-1918

Christmas Card from Carrie E Gwilmartin

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 2-8-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents3-14-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-16-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 1-16-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 3-10-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents7-10-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 2-23-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents9-2 &8-1918

Letters from S.K. Seymour, Jr .and J.D. Seymour to parents 1-14-1919

Letter from J.B. Marshall to Marian Hopkins on First Baptist Church Columbus letterhead 1-24-1916

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 12-23-1918 included letter from J.D. Seymour to S.K. Seymour, Jr. 12-4-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Sr. to Marian 1-12-1916

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents11-11-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 1-13-1919

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents11-13-1917

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 12-14-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents Christmas night

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 12-24-1918

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents Germany undated

Letter from S.K. Seymour, Jr. to parents 1-27-1919

 

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