Papers of Clyde Thompson, 61 year employee of the Temple Companies. He started work for Southern Pine Lumber Company in 1916 as a stenographer, then later gained responsibilities as the years passed. He held the titles of Purchasing Agent, Superintendent of Logging Operations, Vice President of the Forestry Division, and Director. He retired as Vice President and Director of Temple-Eastex in 1976. This collection consists of correspondence, employee compensation claims, financial records, payrolls, clippings, publications, reports, and logging records documenting Thompson’s career and logging operations in East Texas and Louisiana.