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Henry Bates Stoddard was president of the Texas Livestock Association and was involved in establishing beef packing and refrigeration plants in Texas. Stoddard also was active in Freemasonry and with the Knights Templar.
Correspondence, legal documents, printed material, and ephemera documenting business, personal, and Masonic activities are included in the Henry Bates Stoddard Papers.
Packing Houses Texas, Freemasonry Texas, Businessmen Texas
DRT Collection at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, "Stoddard (Henry Bates) Papers, 1876-1949" (2020). Finding Aids: Guides to the Collection. 163.