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


Browse by Box:

[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


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[Box 2: Correspondence, Clippings, Miscellaneous],
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