University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating 10 smaller artificial collections into one larger artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. It chronicles the history of Texas, from the Spanish Colonial Era through the turn of the 20th century. The material has been arranged chronologically into eight series based on eras of Texas History: Spanish Colonial, Mexican Colonial, 1836, Republic, Mexican War, Early Statehood, Civil War, Reconstruction and Westward...
Scope and Contents Collection of 43 geochemical data maps from locations in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Kentucky, and Israel between 1944 and 1975, with most maps from the 1940s to 1960s. Within the collection are maps for methane, ethane and heavier hydrocarbons, pentane, soil gas, sand percent, ethane and propane and butane, and total hydrocarbons.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Miscellaneous Literary Manuscripts and Correspondence
Dates: 1634-1991; Majority of material found in 1838-1991
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating several items from Manuscripts A-Z into one artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and autographs belonging to various American and British literary figures from the 19th and 20th century (with one exception from 1634). The collection is arranged alphabetically by literary figure or, where author names are not available, title of piece.
Dates: 1570-1913; Majority of material found within 1821-1869
Scope and Contents The Mexico Documents Collection is a result of combining several smaller artificial collections into one in order to improve organization and facilitate access. The collection chronicles the history of Mexico from Spanish rule to the Mexican Revolution. The material has been arranged chronologically into four series: the Colonial Period to Mexican Independence to the Mexican-American War, the Mexican-American War to the Mexican Revolution, and documents with unknown dates. The bulk of the...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Miscellaneous Architecture & Planning Collections
Scope and Contents This artificial collection consists of materials transferred from the Architecture, Design, and Art Library in 2018. Ranging in date from 1909 to 2010, collection materials include marked up drawings for campus construction projects, posters from events related to architecture in the city of Houston and the surrounding area, cartographic materials such as Harris County highway planning and census maps, and plans for private and public construction projects by notable Houston-area architects.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Miscellaneous Energy & Sustainability Collections
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of manuscripts from a variety of sources. Included are correspondence, legal documents, printed documents, and other formats. In addition to original documents, some folders also contain transcriptions, translations, or preliminary research notes. Where possible, documents clustered around particular themes or collecting areas have been grouped into series. Within the first four series, items are arranged alphabetically by author or signatory name when...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of prints acquired by University of Houston Libraries Special Collections over the course of the department's existence. As available, description of each print includes title, artist, date, donor or provenance, and whether they are part of a larger work. Prints with little to no contextual information include a brief description of the image.
Dates: 1821-1936; undated
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection have been identified as forgeries and were exhibited at a Forgery Conference held at the University of Houston Libraries in 1989.