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Texas State Association of Architects Correspondence

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Office of N. J. CLAYTON & CO. Architects, Corner Strand and 22d Street P. O. BOX 113 TELEPHONE 445

N. J. CLAYTON. P. S. RABITT.

Galveston, Texas Dec 30 1890

Geo. W. Stewart Esq [?] [?] of A Dallas

Dear [?]

Your communication of 18th inst informing of the Convention to be held in Ft Worth on Jan 20/91 is recd. You direct my attention to 2 [?] 3rd clause pg 11 of last annual report. I [?] no copy of such report to ref to

I [?] that day in accordance with [your?] request to [order?] of A. Ullrich [?] Dallas $10 to [?] initiation fee & dues for [9?]-91

I shall use my best endeavours to [arrange?] my business so as to be present at the Convention at Ft Worth on the date mentioned

Fraternally Yours

[?] Ra[bitt?]

//blue pencil notation left of closing salutation// Treasurer

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Meeting called to order by V.P. J.R.G + address

1st Minutes read and approved

2d Reading Presidents ad -dispensed with

3d Rep ex. com. approved

4th Rep standing Com (none)

5th " spl " "

6th unfinished business "

7th New business - appointed Com to draft resolutions upon the death of V.P. Alfred Muller + Tom Wood Res by McDonald - Res by overbeck about certificates of membership Res by Gordon about liscensing [licensing] architects. ---..--- Com design for certificate of membership Payment of annual dues - Passed until the sense of the association is had upon resolution of McDonald Election of officers : Moved by B. McD. sec by overbeck JRG. Passd unanimous -- B. McD V.P. unanimous F.S. Glover 2d V.P. H.A. Overbeck. Sec'y A.A. Meyer Treas.

Ex Com J.R.G. ch B McD. F.S. Glover H.A. Overbeck. A.A. Meyer

Special Com. Res Death A. Muller. J.R.G. B. McD. + H.A O. Res Death Tom Wood same

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MESSER, SANGUINET & MESSER: ARCHITECTS HENDRICKS BUILDING. FORT-WORTH, TEXAS JAN. 16'th 1892

FRIEND WATSON;

Please find enclosed, check for ten dollars, for dues for A.A. Messer, and myself, for last, or ensueing[ensuing] year, as the case may be, we don't know exactly what we owe to the T .S.A.A. or for what, but are willin[g] and ready to pay it, so please place the enclosed to our credit, in liquidat ion of mos[t] pressing debts and let us know if there is any thing more due,

Yours Fraternally,

[MR?] Sanguinet

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Texas State Association of Architects 11

The receipts show for annual dues and balance from last year, $95.00 Disbursements, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74.15 _______ Leaving a balance in hand of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20.85

Owing to a great many members being behind in their dues, we beg to submit the following motion which the secretary has been instructed to send to each delinquent member:

That any member who is in arrears for the year 1889, or previous years, be notified that unless the same are paid within thirty days from date of notice he will stand suspended on resoluton of the Executive Committee.

The resignation of W. C. Dodson, of Waco, was received and accepted at San Antonio.

Four Members have been suspended for non-payment of dues.

The following were elected as members of the Association: Alfred Muller, Galveston; P. S. Rabitt, Galveston; S. B. Haggert, Fort Worth; M. R. Sanguinet, Fort Worth.

More marked activity and interest on the part of the members will result in much good. J. J. KANE, Chairman.

Moved by Nat'l Tobey, seconded by M. McQuirk, that the report of the Executive Committee be adopted. Carried.

Moved by S. B. Haggart, seconded by Geo. E. Dickey, that the Association adopt an appropriate bronze or silver badge. Each member to procure and wear same, and that the president appoint a committee to design and have struck off about twenty badges; the members to pur- chase their badges and not to make it a charge against the Association.

The president signified his approval of the badge and appointed S. B. Haggart and F. W. Kane on this committee.

Moved by Geo. E. Dickey that 250 copies of the report of proceed- ings be procured and be distributed by the secretary to the members; and that $20.00 or so much as is required be appropriated for cost of publi- cation. Carried.

The Committeee on Nomination presented their report :

Gentlemen-- We, your Committee on Nomination of Officers for the

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12 Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Convention _________________________________________________________________________

ensuing year, beg leave to submit for your consideration the following named officers:

President, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Wahrenberger.

Vice-President, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nathaniel Tobey.

Second Vice-President, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geo. E. Dickey.

Treasurer, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G. M. Tozer.

Secretary, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geo. W. Stewart.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. J. J. Kane, Chairman M. McQuirk. S. B. Haggart. W. W. Larmour. J. Larmour.

The report of the committee was adopted and the secretary authorized to cast a ballot in compliance with the report as the unanimous choice of the convention.

Number of votes cast, ten.

ROLL OF MEMBERSHIP

A. B. Bristol, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . Dallas[struck through]. Denison

x Alfred F. Beckman, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Antonio.

Geo. E. Dickey, . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Houston.

J. Riley Gordon, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Antonio.

x Alfred Giles, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Antonio.

S. B. Haggart, . .+Sanguinet. . . 175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Worth.

x Eugene T. Heiner, . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Houston.

Sam P Herbert, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waco.

Frank W. Kane, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fort Worth.

Geo. S. Kane, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Worth.

J. J. Kane, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Worth.

Geo. E. King, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . El Paso.

J. Larmour, . . + Watson . . . . . . 175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin.

W W. Larmour, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waco.

Burt McDonald, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin.

M. McQuirk, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

Alfred Muller, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Galveston.

P. S. Rabitt, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . .Galveston.

Oscar Ruffini, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Angelo.

Sanguinet, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fort Worth.

Geo. W. Stewart, . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

Nathaniel Tobey, . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

Guy M. Tozer [struck through], . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

W. H. Tyndall [struck through], . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Galveston.

Albert Ullrich, . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

James Wahrenberger, . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Antonio.

A.O. Watson, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin.

//numerous hand written notes added to the membership roll://

//numerals transcribed between name and city all handwritten//

//second personal name on any line is handwritten in format "+ [name]"//

//"Dallas" opposite name "A.B. Bristol" is struck through and "Denison" written above it//

//"X" in left margin by name "Alfred F. Beckman''//

//"X" in left margin by name "Alfred Giles''//

//"X" in left margin by name "Eugene T. Heiner''//

//"Guy M. Tozer" is struck through//

//"W. H. Tyndall" is struck through//

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S. B. HAGGART, M. R. SANGUINET.

OFFICE OF

Haggart & Sanguinet, ARCHITECTS AND SUPERINTENDENTS

NORTHEAST CORNER 6TH AND MAIN STREETS

Fort Worth, Texas, May 26 1890

G W Stewart Esq

Dear Sir,

Enclosed please find check for $10.00 for my initiation fees + dues in State Ass'n Architects. Please give me credit for same + oblige

Yours Fraternally

MR Sanguinet

//Green pencil or crayon note at bottom left of page:// Amount $10 handed to A. Ullrich Treas.

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The DRISKILL American Plan G.W. LITTLEFIELD, PROPRIETOR. J.A. HUGHSTON, MANAGER.

RATES $2.50 TO $5.00 PER DAY

[Building image] STATE HEADQUARTERS T.P.A.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Sep't 5 1896.

Whereas it is the opinion of the members of the Texas State Assn of Architects at their meeting in Austin, Texas, Sept 5th 1896, that the membership and attendance upon the association should be increased.

Resolved that all member ship dues now unpaid shall be ^ resubmitted - and furthermore Resolved that the initiation here shall here after be one dollar and that the annual dues, shall here after be $1.00 per year payable upon Jan 1st 1897, for the succeeding year and upon said 1st of Jan of each year for succeeding

//hand written text is inserted above the wedge ("^") symbol third line, 2nd para. between be & resubmitted: posted and those for 9[?] $[?]4 +5[+5 is struck through]//

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The DRISKILL American Plan G.W. LITTLEFIELD, PROPRIETOR. J.A. HUGHSTON, MANAGER.

RATES $2.50 TO $5.00 PER DAY

[Building image] STATE HEADQUARTERS T.P.A.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, [blank] 189[blank]

year thereafter.

Resolved further that all honorary members hereafter shall not be required to pay any initiation fee.

Resolved further that a com- mittee be appointed to select designs for a certificate of mem- bership to be sent to all members both active and Honorary with the seal of the Association upon same upon receipt of all money due the Association

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The DRISKILL American Plan G.W. LITTLEFIELD, PROPRIETOR. J.A. HUGHSTON, MANAGER.

RATES $2.50 TO $5.00 PER DAY

[Building image] STATE HEADQUARTERS T.P.A.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, [blank] 189[blank]

J. Riely Gordon V.P. + acting President of Tex State Assn Archts.

I have to report the death of two of our much valued members Tom Woods of Sherman President of the Association and Alfred Muller of Galveston one of the Vice Presidents of the Association.

The Executive Committee has the pleasure to report favorably upon the enclosed application of Mr H.A. Overbeck of Dallas, Texas,

Respectfully,

Burt McDonald

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The DRISKILL American Plan G.W. LITTLEFIELD, PROPRIETOR. J.A. HUGHSTON, MANAGER.

RATES $2.50 TO $5.00 PER DAY

[Building image] STATE HEADQUARTERS T.P.A.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Sept 5 1896

J. Riely Gordon V.P. Texas Association of Architects and Acting President of Association

I have the honor["the honor" is struck through] to submit the following report.

Since our last meeting we have suffered the loss of tw0 of our most active an[d] enthusiastic members namely Tom Woods of Sherman and Alfred Muller of Galveston, who were officers of the association and[struck through] lead[struck through] Mr Woods being President and Mr Muller V.P.[struck through]

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