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AC205_H_MAXEY_HARGROVE_COLLECTIONTHE TYRRELL HISTORICAL LIBRARY AC -205 H. Maxey Hargrove Collection, 1923-1924,1935 DESCRH'TION Hugh Maxey Hargrove was bom in Penn, Texas, in 1880, and lived in Waco before moving to Beaumont in 1909. He worked with the San Jacinto Life Insurance Company where he became president in 1918. This small collection contains twelve photographs documenting the construction of the San Jacinto building and its dedication in 1923 and 1924. In addition there are six newspaper clippings about the San Jacinto building. There is also a menu from the opening of the Petroleum Room in the Edson Hotel, April 29, 1935.