Billie B. Kemper Research Collection on Lindley Beckworth, 1937-1980 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Billie B. Kemper Research Collection on Lindley Beckworth, 1937-1980Add to your cart.

ID: A/76

Primary Creator: Kemper, Billie Bundick (1920-)

Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Beckworth, Lindley, Kemper, Billie Bundick, 1920- -- Correspondence, Lawyers -- Texas, East, Legislators -- Texas, Legislators -- United States

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of correspondence and research material for Kemper's graduate thesis on Lindley Beckworth, lawyer, Texas legislator, and U.S. representative, of Gilmer, Texas. Includes oral history interviews on cassette tapes.

Collection Historical Note

Billie Burke Bundick Kemper was born in Ranger, Texas on August 20, 1920. In 1938 she graduated from Tyler Commercial College, and worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in Gilmer, Texas until World War II. She served in the Women's Army Corps from 1942 to 1945, then worked for the OSS (which later became the CIA) until her retirement from Civil Service in 1973. She received an Associate of Arts degree from San Antonio College in 1975, and a B. A. in History from SFASU in 1977.

Subject/Index Terms

Beckworth, Lindley
Kemper, Billie Bundick, 1920- -- Correspondence
Lawyers -- Texas, East
Legislators -- Texas
Legislators -- United States

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: Correspondence],
[Box 2: Correspondence, Clippings, Miscellaneous],
[Box 3: Miscellaneous and Interviews],
[OH 1],
[All]

Box 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence to Beckworth, 1971-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence from Beckworth, not to Kemper, 1937-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Nov. 1978 - May 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, June 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, July 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Aug. 1-10, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Aug. 11-31, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Sept. 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Oct. 1-5, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Oct. 6-17, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, Oct. 18-31, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence: Beckworth to Kemper, 1980, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

E. Ross Adair

Carl Albert (2)

Lyle H. Boren

John C. Culver (photocopy, to Beckworth)

Price Daniel (2)

Folder 14: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

Edward J. Derwinski

Carl Elliott

Donald M. Fraser

James M. Hanley

Oren Harris

Folder 15: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

Brooks Hays (2; 1 photocopy to Beckworth)

David N. Henderson

Henry M. Jackson

Jed Johnson, Jr.

Eugene J. Keogh

Folder 16: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

Joe M. Kilgore (2)

George Mahon

John W. McCormack

Arch A. Moore, Jr.

W. R. Poage

Folder 17: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

John J. Rhodes

Byron Rogers

Hugh Scott

Neal Smith

Folder 18: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

Homer Thornberry (2)

John V. Tunney

Morris Udall

Irving Whalley

Folder 19: Correspondence: U. S. Senators and Congressmen, 1979Add to your cart.

George Howard Wilson

Ralph W. Yarborough

Clement J. Zablocki

Folder 20: Correspondence: U. S. Customs Court, 1968-1979Add to your cart.

Judge Morgan Ford

Judge Frederick Landis

Judge Paul P. Rao (2; 2 photocopies, encl.)

Folder 21: Correspondence: U. S. Customs Court, 1979Add to your cart.

Judge Scovel Richardson (encl.)

Attorney Ruth F. Strum

Judge James L. Watson (encl.)

Folder 22: Correspondence: Texas State Senators, 1979Add to your cart.

Glenn H. Kothmann (2)

William T. Moore (21)

W. E. Snelson (2)

A. R. Schwartz

Box 2: Correspondence, Clippings, MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: A - Ba, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: Bb - Bz, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: C - D, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: E - G, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: Ha - Ho, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: Hp - K, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: La - Lov, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: Low - Lz, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents, Lowrie encl. re: Postal Service transfer, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: M - O, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: P - Rh, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: Ri - Rz, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence: Beckworth's Constituents: S - Z, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence: Former Employees of Beckworth, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence: Former Employees of Beckworth, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 16: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Clippings, 1938-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Clippings, 1950-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Clippings, 1953-1971Add to your cart.
Box 3: Miscellaneous and InterviewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Letterheads and StationeryAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Congressional Record ExcerptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Beckworth GenealogyAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Campaign Materials, 1938-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Releases for Interview TapesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Notes for InterviewsAdd to your cart.
OH 1Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 1: Yarborough, Ralph, SenatorAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 2: Clavert, Robert, JudgeAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 3: Weatherby, Jim, JudgeAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 4: Semaan, Fred, AttorneyAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 5: Karsten, Frank, Former CongressmanAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 6: Daniel, Price, Former GovernorAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 7: Albert, Carl, Speaker of the House of RepresentativesAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 8: Albert, Carl, cont.Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 9: Ray, Byron, former teacher Watson, Mrs. Orear, former teacherAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 10: Ragland, Miss Cecile, former teacherAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 11: Tye, J. D.Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 12: Brooks, Mrs. John M., former teacherAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 13: McClelland, Henry, former Superintendent Gilmer ISDAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 14: Avery, Mrs. John, former teacherAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 15: Slaughter, Jack, cousin of Lindley BeckworthAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 16: Slaughter, Jack, cont.Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 17: Broiles, Barnes, journalistAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 18: Johnson, OdellAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 19: Hart, EverettAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 20: Parker, Mrs. J. T.Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 21: Hudspeth, B. H.Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 22: Williamson, ChesterAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 23: Free, Mrs. GladysAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 24: Calicutt, Mrs. OnnieAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 25: Hednall, J. S., Oil Geologist, TylerAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 26: Long, H. L., Oil Engineer, KilgoreAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 27: McMahan, Miss JuanitaAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 28: Gates, Mrs. Ruth HoggAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 29: McWhorter, Morris and BethAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 30: UnassignedAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 31: Beckworth, Lindley, War YearsAdd to your cart.
Audiocassette 32: Beckworth, Lindley, Committees Served OnAdd to your cart.

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