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Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Materials, 1935-1960 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

By Shaneil Snipe

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Title: Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Materials, 1935-1960Add to your cart.

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: This collection consists of reports, newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, and brochures relating to the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce from 1935 through the 1960s. The documents are arranged in chronological order. The collection is located on the SHSU Special Collection’s manuscript shelves.

Subjects: Huntsville (Tex.) - History, Walker County (Tex.)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Materials (1935 – 1960s; 2 boxes) contain annual reports that list members and executive personnel. These reports also provide updates on various statistics relating to Huntsville, such as the population and the number of utility connections for that given year. The newsletters in the collection highlight monthly programs and the work of various divisions in the Chamber of Commerce. The correspondence is mainly between the President of the Chamber of Commerce and its members. This collection also contains minutes from the meetings of different committees of the Chamber of Commerce and brochures with information for events within Huntsville.  The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce became a private non-profit organization chartered by the state of Texas in 1934. This organization seeks to promote economic and social programs. Their goal is to offer opportunities for the development of local leadership and to serve its members as well as the wider Walker County community.

Subject/Index Terms

Huntsville (Tex.) - History
Walker County (Tex.)

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Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Materials. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Correspondence and Newsletter, 1935Add to your cart.
Listing of Committee Chairman, Copy of By-laws of the Huntsville and Walker County Chamber of Commerce for 1935,  Informal report of the President and Secretary of the members of the Chamber of Commerce, 5/8/1935
Folder 2: Newsletter of Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, 1936Add to your cart.
Newsletter of Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, 11/1935, 12/1935
Folder 3: Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Annual Report and Newsletters, 1937Add to your cart.
Annual Report, 12/1937 , Official Ballot 1937 for Board of Directors, and listing of eligible membership for Board of Directors, News-Gram, 1/1937-4/1937,6/1937, Chamber of Commerce News, 7/1937, Huntsville:  A Digest of Chamber Of Commerce Activities and Information Service, Huntsville The Mount Vernon of Texas, 10/1937 ( 2 versions of Newsletter), 11/1937, Huntsville, 12/1937, Quiz, "Do You Know Your Home Town?',
Folder 4: Official Ballot and Newsletters, 1938Add to your cart.
Letter to Dr. Estill asking him to be a Chamber Committee member, Committees for 1938 listing, proposed and revised budget for 1938, Huntsville, Vol. 2, no.2, 1/1938, Apr. May, June, 1938 (2 copies), Huntsville and Walker County Chamber of Commerce News Letter, Jan, Feb. March, 1938 (2 copies), Invitation to May 16th, 1938 meeting at Thomas Lake, Official Ballot for Board of Directors, eligible membership for Board of Directors, Constitution and By-Laws for 11/1938.
Folder 5: Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1939Add to your cart.
Annual Report,  Huntsville-Walker County chamber of Commerce, 12/1939
Folder 6: Huntsville & Walker County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, 1940Add to your cart.
Types of Businesses in Huntsville, 10/1940, Huntsville & Walker County Chamber of Commerce News Letter, 1940
Folder 7: Chamber of Commerce Committees Listing, 1941Add to your cart.
Huntsville & Walker County Chamber of Commerce Committees Listing, 1941
Folder 8: Chamber of Commerce News and Reports, 1949Add to your cart.
Committees Listing, Chamber of Commerce News, 3/1949-5/1949, Chamber of Commerce News and Reports, 8/1949, Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, 10/1949, 11/1949
Folder 9: 25th Annual Report, 1950Add to your cart.
25th Annual Report, 1950 (2 copies)
Folder 10: Correspondence and Newsletter, 1950Add to your cart.
Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, 2/1950, 4/1950-6/1950, 8/1950, 10/1950, listing of members nominated to serve as voting members of Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, listing of members eligible as directors of Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce.
Folder 11: Walker County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, 1951Add to your cart.
Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, 2/1951-3/1951 (2 copies), High Lights, 5/1951 (2 copies), 6/1951, 9/195, 11/1951 (2 copies)
Folder 12: 28th Annual Walker County Fair, October 1953Add to your cart.
28th Annual Walker County Fair, 10/6-10/1953 - Events Brochure
Folder 13: 29th Annual Report, 1954Add to your cart.
29th Annual Report Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce (2 copies), 1/13/1954
Folder 14: 30th Annual Report and Committees Listing, 1955Add to your cart.
30th Annual Report Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce (2 copies), Committees Listing, 1955, Financial Statement, 7/30/1955
Folder 15: 31st Annual Report, Meeting Minutes and Newsletters, 1956Add to your cart.
31st Annual Report Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce , Program of Work, 1956, Huntsville Walker County of Commerce, Program Annual Meeting and Banquet, 1/17/1956, Committees Listing, Dedication Huntsville State Park, May 18, 1956, dedication program, (2 copies), Parks and Recreation Committee Minutes, 2/17, 4/25, 5/8, 1956, High Lights, 3/1956, 5/1956, 2 version of newsletter, 6/21/1956, 7/1956, 8/1956, 10, 1956, 11/1956,
Folder 16: Annual Report and Newsletters, 1957Add to your cart.
Annual Report, 1957, The Story for '57, Program of Work, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, 1957 Committees Listing, Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting minutes, 8/9/1957, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Highlights, 3/1957, 4/1957, 6/1957, 8/1957, 10/1957, 12/1957
Folder 17: Annual Report and Newsletters, 1958Add to your cart.
1958 Annual Report, List of member eligible for Board of Directors, 1958, memo about annual meeting, 1/6/1958, Program of Work, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Highlights, 4/1958, 5/1958, 7/1958, 9/1958,10/1958, 11/1958, 12/1958
Folder 18: Annual Report and Newsletters, 1959Add to your cart.
1959 Annual Report, 1959 Program of Work, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, Huntsville-Walker Chamber of Commerce Highlights, 2/1959, 4/1959, 6/1959-12/1959
Folder 19: Annual Report and Newsletters, 1960Add to your cart.
1960 Annual Report, 1960 Administrative Division Committee Listing, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Highlights, 3/1960, 5/19600-8/1960, 11/1960, 12/1960
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Folder 1: Annual Report and Newsletters, 1961Add to your cart.
1961 Program of Work, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, 1961 Administrative Division Committee Listing, Constitution and By-Laws, 12/1961, Huntsville-Walker Chamber of Commerce Highlights, 4/1961, 6/1961, 7/1961, 9/1961, 11/1961
Folder 2: Correspondence, Committee List and Newsletter, 1962Add to your cart.
1/19/1962 Letters to members about the new year, Administrative Division Committee Listing, Organization Structure for Huntsville Walker County Chamber of Commerce, 1962, "Drive Yourself Tour" Agriculture Committee, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Highlight, 3/1962, 5/1962, 7/1962, 10/1962, 11/1962
Folder 3: Blueprint for 1963, 1963Add to your cart.
Blueprint for 1963, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce
Folder 4: One Moment Please, 1964Add to your cart.
"One Moment Please" letter to members of the Chamber asking for donations to build new Chamber building
Folder 5: Annual Report and Newsletters, 1964Add to your cart.
1964 Annual Report, Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Highlights, 2/1964, 4/1964, 5/1964, 6/1964, 8/1964, 10/1964
Folder 6: Walker County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, 1965Add to your cart.
Huntsville-Walker Chamber of Commerce Reporting, 1/1965, 3/1965, 11/1965
Folder 7: A Community Inventory of Walker County, 1948Add to your cart.
A Community Inventory of Walker County, 1948, conducted by the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce. Item is cataloged
Folder 8: Walker County Chamber of Commerce Brochures of Various Organizations, 1929-1957Add to your cart.
Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce - Brochures from the organization, 1929-1957, Diversified Opportunity, 1929, Huntsville The Mt. Vernon of Texas, 1938, Huntsville, "The Mount Vernon of Texas", 1940 oversize brochure, (4 copies), Beauty, Historical Progressive Huntsville, "The Mount Vernon of Texas, 1957
Folder 9: Walker County Chamber of Commerce  Huntsville Brochures and Programs, 1950-1970Add to your cart.
Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce - Huntsville Brochures and Programs from The American Legion Convention, 5/9/1954, Elks Huntsville Lodge No. 1981, 12/1/1963, General Sam Houston brochure, Huntsville Parent-Teachers Association, 1952-53, Huntsville High School commencement Sermon, 5/21/1950, The First Three Grades of the Huntsville Elem. School, "The Wedding of Jack and Jill", 5/9/1952, Huntsville High Football Banquet, 1/14/1954, Huntsville High School Annual Spring Festival Tulip Time in Holland, 2/7/1957, 22nd Annual Father and Son Banquet, Josey Boy Scout Lodge, 12/6/1955, 23rd Annual Father and Son Banquet, Josey Scout Lodge, 2/6/1957, 24th Annual Father and Son Banquet, 2/11/1958, Boy Scouts Appreciation Dinner, 11/25/ 1958, 3rd Annual Huntsville Indian Exposition, 1959, 26th Annual Father and Son Banquet, Josey Scout Lodge, 2/9/1960, "Teamwork for Today's Child", Kiwanis, Rotary, CC and Parent-Teachers, 11/1/1949, "The Blessings In Every Home", Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions,  CC and Parent-Teacher Annual Banquet, 11/11/1952, "We the People", Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions, Women's Forum, CC and Parent-Teacher Annual Banquet, 11/9/1954, The Story of Your Walker County United Fund, 1956.

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