Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont Public Library System

Finding Aid for the Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society Records, 1963-2009



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society
Title: Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society Records
Dates: 1963-2009
Abstract: The Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society was founded in 1963 by the choirs of First United Methodist Church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, First Christian Church, and Westminster Presbyterian Church to perform concerts of sacred choral music free of charge for the Beaumont community. During their many years of contribution to the music culture of Beaumont, members of the society have represented more than forty churches and synagogues. The collection includes business records, membership records, concert information, and scrapbooks.
Identification: ACC-228
Extent: 10 cubic feet in 14 boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont Public Libraries,  695 Pearl St,  Beaumont, TX 77701

Biographical Note

The Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society was formed in 1963 by choirs from First United Methodist Church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, First Christian Church, and Westminster Presbyterian Church. The group has performed 58 concerts in 46 years and has included members from more than forty churches and synagogues.

The Society is funded by donations and sponsorships as well as ongoing grants from The Texas Commission on the Arts through the Southeast Texas Arts Council, The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, the Wilton and Effie Mae Hebert Foundation and the Mobil Oil Foundation. Members receive no remuneration. Each furnishes his or her own scores and costumes for performances.


Scope and Content Note

The collection includes business records, membership records, concert information and scrapbooks from 1963 through 2005 with a few items from 2005 up to 2009.

Business records include minutes of meetings, correspondence, treasury records and information on contracts and grants. Membership records include rosters and photos. Concert information includes programs, rehearsal schedules, publicity posters and bulletins, and music scores and notes.


 

Organization of Collection

This collection is organized chronologically beginning with materials from 1963 and including some materials up to 2009 with the bulk of the materials covering the years 1963 - 2005.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Some restrictions may apply.

Copyright

The Tyrrell Historical Library does not hold copyright for most of its collections. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsibility for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Babin, L. Randolph
Betenbaugh, Gordon
Carlucci, Joseph
Denham, Michael
Ford, Don
Garner, Stephen
Herman, Ray
LeBlanc, John
Llewellyn, David
Oliphint, Thomas
Palmquist, Richard
Priddy, John
VanderMeer, David
Williams, Charlene
Woodland, Mary Baldwin
Organizations
Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society
Subjects
Religion
Music
Locations
Beaumont (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Bylaws (administrative records)
Correspondence
Grant proposals
Minutes (administrative records)
Rosters
Rules (administrative instructions)
Schedules (time plans)
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Souvenir programs

Related Material

None


Separated Material

None


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Folder, Box, Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society Records, 1963-2009, ACC-228, Tyrrell Historical Library, Beaumont, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Namaan and Mary Woodland, 2014 April.

Processing Information

Processed by Tyrrell Historical Library staff, 2014 May.

Finding aid revised and encoded by Tyrrell Historical Library staff, 2015 March.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society Records, 1963 - 2009

Box Folder
1 1 BICS 15 Year History (1963-1968) and Miscellaneous Papers (1983-1985)
2 1964-1981 Board of Directors
3 BICS 1964-1985 Photos
4 1967-1974 Correspondence
5 1967-1980 Minutes
6 1967-1981 Membership Lists
7 1969-1977 Publicity
8 1969-1977 Publicity
9 BICS 1970-1979 Posters
10 1974-1979 President's Information
11 BICS Agendas 1975-1976
12 1975-1976 Correspondence
13 BICS 1976-1984 Tax Exemption and Correspondence
14 1976-1977 Correspondence
15 1977-1978 Correspondence
16 1978-1979 Correspondence
17 1979-1980 Correspondence
18 1980-1981 Correspondence
19 BICS Nov. 15, 1981 Program
20 1982-1983 President's Information
21 1982 Sheet Music: Missa in Tempore Belli
22 Miscellaneous Items 1982-1988 or No Date
23 BICS 1984 President's Information
24 1984 Publicity
25 1984 Treasury
26 BICS Audit and SETAC 1985
27 BICS 1985-1987 Membership Rosters
28 BICS 1985-1987 Operational Information
29 1989-1990 President's Information
30 Sponsors
Box Folder
2 1 1986-1993 (Pat Keating) President's Information
2 Sponsorship Brochures 1992-1993
3 1992-1993 Sponsorships, Memorials
4 1990-1993 SETAC Only Information
5 1992-1993 Publicity Schedules, Copies
6 Letters to Members (Information/Recruiting)
7 1992-1993 Music Scores/Notes, Etc.
8 1992-1993 Board Information Meetings, Notices, Minutes
9 1992-1993 General Correspondence/Contracts
10 1992-1993 Treasury
11 1993-1994 Sponsorships, Memorials
12 SETAC Only Information
13 1993-1994 Publicity Schedules, Copies
14 1993-1994 President's Information (Jane Davidson)
15 1993-1994 General Correspondence/Contracts
16 1993-1994 Treasury
17 Board Information Meeting, Notices/Minutes
18 1993-1994 Music Scores/Notes, Etc.
19 1994-1995 SETAC Only Information
20 1994-1995 Publicity Schedules, Copies
21 1994-1995 Sponsorships, Memorials
22 1994 Concert - Thomas L. Oliphant
23 1994-1995 (Gwen Mercer)
24 1994-1995 Letters to Members (Information/Recruiting)
25 1994-1995 Board Information Meeting Notices/Minutes
26 1994-1995 Treasury
27 1994-1995 General Correspondence/Contracts
28 1995-1996 Letters to Members (Information/Recruiting)
29 1995-1996 SETAC Only Information
30 Ben Rogers 1995 Concert
31 1995-1996 Publicity Schedules, Copies
32 1995-1996 President's Information (Kim Lawson)
33 1995-1996 Treasury
34 1995-1996 Music Scores/Notes, Etc.
35 1995-1996 General Correspondence/Contracts
36 1995-1996 Board Information Meeting Notices/Minutes
37 1995-1996 Sponsorships, Memorials
38 1996 Concert
39 1996-1997 Treasury
40 1996-1997 General Correspondence/Contracts
41 1997 Proposed Changes for Manuals
42 1996-1997 SETAC Only Information
43 1996-1997 Sponsorships, Memorials
44 1996-1997 Music Scores/Notes, Etc
45 Board Info, Meeting Notices Minutes
46 1996-1997 Letters to Members (Information/Recruiting)
47 1996-1997 Publicity, Schedule, Copies
48 1997-1998 President's Information (Sarah Kash)
49 1997 BICS Social
50 1997-1998 Sponsorships, Memorials
51 1997-1998 SETAC Only Information
52 1997-1998 Publicity, Schedules, Copies
53 1997 Proposed Stationery Changes
54 1997 Concert
55 1997 Concert
56 Concert Carol Tyrrell Kyle Memorial
57 1997-1998 Board Information, Meeting Notices, Minutes
58 1997-1998 Treasury
59 1997-1998 General Correspondence/Contracts
60 1997-1998 Letters to Members (Information/Recruiting)
61 1997 Manual Changes
62 1998-1999 Publicity, Schedules, Copies
63 1998-1999 General Correspondence/Contracts
64 1998-1999 Ray Herman Conductor
65 1998-1999 Music Scores/Notes, Etc.
66 1998-1999 Sponsorships, Memorials
67 1998-1999 Board Meetings and Minutes
68 1998-1999 Regina Rogers
69 1998-1999 Julie Rogers
70 1998-1999 Delia Harrington
71 1998-1999 Programs, Remarks
72 1998-1999 SETAC Information
73 1998 Concert
74 1998-1999 Treasury
75 1998-1999 Letters to Members (Information/Recruiting)
76 1998-1999 Mixed Media
77 1998-1999 President's Information (Sarah Kash)
Box Folder
3 1 1999-2000 Board Meetings and Minutes
2 1999-2000 Brochure
3 1999-2000 Budget, Treasurer's Reports
4 1999-2000 Building Use Forms
5 1999-2000 Children's Choir (HODIE)
6 2000 Concert Dedication
7 1999-2000 Conductor John Priddy
8 1999-2000 Executive Board List
9 1999-2000 General Correspondence and Contracts
10 1999-2000 Gifts and Grants (Special)
11 1999-2000 Grants Information
12 Image Specialists
13 1999-2000 Letters to Board Members
14 1999-2000 Mixed Media
15 1999-2000 Mixed Media
16 1999-2000 Orchestra
17 1999-2000 President's Timeline
18 1999-2000 President's Timeline
19 1999-2000 Publicity, Schedules
20 1999-2000 Publicity, Timeline
21 1999-2000 Roster
22 1999 SETAC
23 1999-2000 SETAC Information
24 1999-2000 Season Schedule and Information
25 1999-2000 Sponsorships/Memorials, Letter and Form
26 Ticket
27 Vocal Seminar
28 1999-2000 SETAC Web Page
29 1999-2000 Xeroxing (Kinkos, Etc)
30 2000-2001 Accompanist, Dwight Peirce
31 2000 Attire
32 2000-2001 Board Meeting Agenda WS
33 2000-2001 Board Minutes
34 2000-2001 Brochure
35 2000-2001 Budget, Treasurer's Report
36 2000-2001 Building Use Forms
37 2001 CD and Tape List
38 2000-2001 Conductor C. Williams
39 2001 Concert Dedication
40 2000-2001 General Correspondence and Contracts
41 2000-2001 Executive Board List
42 2001 Executive Board Meetings
43 2000-2001 Gifts and Grants (Special)
44 2000-2001 Grants Information
45 Lutcher Stark Grant
46 SETAC
47 2000-2001 Letters/Board
48 2001 Mailing
49 2000-2001 Member Letters (Season Packet Information)
50 2000-2001 Ministers
51 2000-2001 Mixed Media
52 Mission/Purpose
53 2000-2001 Program, Remarks
54 2000-2001 Publicity
55 2000-2001 Roster
56 2000-2001 Season Schedule
57 2000-2001 Sponsorships, Memorials
58 2000-2001 Orchestra
59 Ushers
60 2000-2001 Web Page www.geocities.com/b_i_c_s
61 2002 Board Meetings
62 2002 Budget
63 Bulletin Annual
64 2002 Conductor
65 2002 Correspondence
66 2002 Gifts/Grants
67 2002-2003 Minutes
68 2002 Mixed Media
69 2002 Publicity Timeline
70 Resume
71 Roster
72 2002 Schedule
73 2002 Season Information Packet
74 2002 SETAC Information
75 2002 Web Page Emails
76 2003-2004 Board Meetings
77 2003-2004 Budget
78 2003-2004 Bulletin Announcement
79 2003-2004 Calendar
80 2003-2004 Correspondence
81 2003-2004 E-Mail
82 2003-2004 Gifts and Grants
83 2003-2004 Hebert Foundation
84 2003-2004 Jefferson Theatre
85 2003-2004 Jefferson Theatre
86 2003-2004 Minutes
87 2003-2004 Musical Work
88 2003-2004 Photos
89 2003-2004 Posters
90 2003-2004 President's File
Box Folder
4 1 2003-2004 Publicity/Public Relations
2 2003-2004 Receipts for Expenses
3 2003-2004 Recordings
4 2003-2004 Rehearsal Schedule
5 2003-2004 Roster
6 2003-2004 SETAC Proposal
7 2003-2004 Season Information
8 2004-2005 Accompanist
9 2004-2005 Background Information
10 2004-2005 Bulletin Announcement
11 2004-2005 Conductor
12 2004-2005 Correspondence
13 2004-2005 E-Mail
14 2004-2005 Executive Board
15 2004-2005 Gifts and Grants
16 2004-2005 Minutes
17 2004-2005 President's File
18 2005 SETAC Grant
19 2004-2005 SETAC Proposal
20 2003-2005 Agenda
21 BICS 1981
22 2002 Brochure
23 1985-2003 Budget History
24 BYLAWS
25 Certificates
26 Choir Prayer
27 Directions to Lamar University Rehearsal Hall
28 Forms
29 Letterhead - Stationery
30 Manual of Procedures
31 Manual of Procedures Changes
32 Ministers Lists 1988-1996
33 Minutes of Executive Board Meeting 1994-1999
34 July 1998 - March 2001 Minutes
35 2001-2002 Minutes
36 April 2003 - February 2005 Minutes
37 Musical Arrangements
38 Permanent File, Articles of Incorporation, IRS, Etc.
39 Permanent File, Historical Reference Information
40 1970-2000 Programs
41 Program Mass No 6 in E Flat Major
42 Nov. 15, 1998 Program, Magnificat
43 Nov. 19, 2000 Program, Music for the Millennium
44 Nov. 18, 2001 Program, Symphony of Psalms, Chandos Anthem
45 Nov 17, 2002 Program, Messa di Gloria
46 Nov 7, 2004 Program, Christ Lag in Todesbanden and Lux
47 Nov 16, 2008 Program, Allelluia Mass in C
48 Nov 15, 2009 Program, Mass in Time of War
49 Rehearsal Schedules
50 1996-2004 Roster
51 T-Shirt Information
52 Ushers
Box Folder
5 1 SETAC Grant 2003
2 Evaluation Report Form - 2002 SETAC
3 SETAC Grant 2002 - Final Copy
4 SETAC Grant 2002
5 SETAC - Evaluation Report Form 2001
6 SETAC Grant 2001
7 SETAC - 2000 Evaluation Report Form
8 Grant 2000
9 City Council Meeting - Aug. 2000
10 SETAC Grant 1999
11 SETAC Grant 1999
12 SETAC 1998 Evaluation Report Form
13 SETAC Grant 1998
14 SETAC 1997 Evaluation Report Form
15 SETAC Grant 1997
16 SETAC 1996 Evaluation Report Form
17 SETAC Grant 1996
18 SETAC 1995 Evaluation Report Form
19 SETAC Grant 1995
20 SETAC 1994 Evaluation Report Form
21 SETAC Grant 1994
Box Folder
6 1 SETAC 1993 Evaluation Report Form
2 SETAC Grant 1993
3 SETAC 1992 Evaluation Report Form
4 SETAC Grant 1992
5 SETAC 1991 Evaluation Report Form
6 SETAC Grant 1991
7 SETAC 1990 Evaluation Report Form
8 SETAC Grant 1990
9 SETAC Grant 1989
10 SETAC Grant April 27, 1988 Charlene Kiker
11 SETAC Grant 1987
Box Scrapbook
7 1 Beaumont Music Commission 56th Season
2 1963 - 1975 Scrapbook
3 1981 - 1987 Scrapbook
4 1988 - 1989 Scrapbook
Box Scrapbook
8 1 1993 - 1994 Scrapbook
2 1995 - 1996 Scrapbook
3 1997 - 1998 Scrapbook
Box Scrapbook
9 1 1999 Scrapbook
Box Folder
10 1 Posters
Box Scrapbook
11 1 1976 - 1980 Scrapbook
Box Scrapbook
12 1 2000 - 2001 Scrapbook
2 2002 Scrapbook
3 2003 Scrapbook
4 2004 Scrapbook
Box Folder
13 1 Scrapbook - Music in the Church
Box Folder
14 1 Programs 1974 – 2000
Box Item
15 1 Audio Visual Materials – 6 VHS, 3 Reel-to-Reel, and 1 Cassette Tape
2 Artifact – BIC Wooden Mallet