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AC189_BEAUMONT_NEWCOMERS_CLUB_SCRAPBOOKSDescriptive Sheet Beaumont Newcomers Club AC -189 Scrapbooks General Type: Scrapbooks Physical Description: Six (6) Scrapbooks, One (1) Guest Register Inclusive Dates: 1963-1989, 1989 Donor: The Beaumont Newcomers Club The Beaumont Newcomers Club was formed in 1963 under the guidance of the Goodwill Committee of the Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the club is to help new residents learn more about their new home and their neighbors. The club's founding members were Mrs. P.D. Bagwell, Mrs. Alice Salter, Mrs. San Talley, and Mrs. C.H. Swann. At the end of the club's first year there were fifty members; that number jumped to over 200 by 1974 and is presently at 110. The Beaumont Newcomer's Club has helped many families adjust to their new surroundings over the last twenty- five years and continues to this day. This collection contains six scrapbooks covering the period 1963-1984, a guest register from the 1984 Spring Fashion Show, and the 1989 Twenty -Fifth Anniversary party. The scrapbooks contain correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, and newspaper clippings documenting the club's activities and history.