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AC067_JOHN_D_MARTIN_PAPERS'0 �r R nON General Type: Papers Martin Papers AC -067 Inventory Available Physical Description: 1 Linear Ft. Inclusive Dates: 1909-1974 Donor: Unknown DESCRIPTION Mr. Sohn Daniel Martin was born October 17, 1909, in Westville, Texas. He became Engineer for the City of Beaumont in 1930 and served in that capacity until 1971 when he was named Public Program Coordinator; Mr. Martin remained in that position until his death in 1974. In the forty-five years of service with the city, Mr. Martin satisfactorily completed courses in "Techniques of Effective Supervision," conducted at Southern Methodist University, 1961, Certificate of Achievements in "Human Engineering", Southern Methodist University, 1962, and "The Water Utility Management Institute", University of Texas, Austin, Texas, in June of 1962. In his long tour of service with the City of Beaumont, Mr. Martin compiled a vast amount of information concerning city activities. The contents of this collection were stored in the vertical files of the Tyrrell Historical Public Library prior to being placed in the archives. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, brochures, small manuscripts concerning the city's early history, the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, and the Tyrrell Historical Public Library. The collection consists of sixteen folders stored in chronological order. No restrictions apply.