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Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

William C. Moffit Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-025
Dates: 1930-2008; Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s
Scope and Contents The William C. Moffit papers contains 44 cartons. The collection is organized into 14 series: Personal/Office Files, Teaching Materials, Sheet Music, University Fight Songs, Moffit Arrangements of SWC Fight Songs, Small Sectional Sheet Music, Moffit’s Resource Materials and Michigan State Band Books, Original Working Scores, Formations, Audio Cassettes and Records, Ephemera, Music Books, Awards, and Oversize material.The collection includes personal office files, teaching aids,...

UH News Releases

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-067
Dates: 1947-1954
Scope and Contents The UH News Releases include official university news releases, advertisements, correspondence, and administrative records, dating from 1947-1954. This collection is arranged into series based primarily on how it was originally received.The News Release series is the largest in the collection, containing 56 folders. Materials date from May 1950 to August 1954 and are divided by month of the release. These releases cover almost every aspect of the University including...

Professor Patrick J. Nicholson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-004
Dates: 1933-1979
Scope and Contents The Dr. Patrick J. Nicholson Papers include correspondence, brochures, reports, and newspaper articles concerning many university-related topics and a small amount of personal material. Some folders contain a variety of materials relating to that particular folder topic. Materials in the collection date from 1933 to 1979, with the majority dating from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. The collection is divided into four series: Correspondence, University of Houston, Personal, and...

Dr. Edison E. Oberholtzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-010
Dates: 1905-1967
Scope and Contents The papers of Edison Ellsworth Oberholtzer contain employment contracts, information relating to the University of Houston, photographs, newspapers, certificates, and diplomas. Dr. Oberholtzer's papers are arranged in five series. The collection contains material dating from 1905 to 1967. A few of the photographs may precede 1905. Most of the material was obtained from Richard A. Walker in January 2003. Mr. Walker is a Professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley, and a...

Open University Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-076
Dates: 1970-1979
Scope and Contents

These records relate to the Open University program and include correspondence, reports, program information, workbooks, and classroom supplements. The collection is organized in 3 series: Administrative Files, Classroom Materials, and Audio/Video Tapes. Each series is arranged alphabetically by subject title. Materials range in date from 1970 to 1979. These records are contained in 18 record cartons.

"Our Time" UH Book Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-014
Dates: 1987-2002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research and correspondence related to the writing of "Our Time," a book detailing the first 75 years of the University of Houston. Included in this collection are drafts of the book, congratulatory letters, proclamation, and correspondence and ephemera relating to the "Celebrating 75 Years" campaign at the University. The items in this collection are dated between 1987 and 2002.

Ruth Pennybacker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-044
Dates: 1934-1981
Scope and Contents

The Ruth Pennybacker Collection consists of the teaching aids she used in class, photocopies of plays, news clippings, and programs.The materials in the collection date from 1967 to 1981 with a bulk dating from the 1970s. Included in the collection is a scrapbook crafted in 1967 by her students, colleagues, and friends as a tribute to Ruth Pennybacker, as well as items relating to the Play Reader Groups, news clippings, correspondence, and plays used as part of the classroom curriculum.

UH Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-037
Dates: 1948-2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs depicting individuals, groups, locations, activities, events, and organizations at the University of Houston. Many of the photographs in this collection have been removed from other related University Archives collections--such as the President's Office Records--and gathered here to facilitate access.The processed collection includes 41 linear feet of photographs. The additional 62 linear feet of unprocessed materials are primarily negatives,...

President's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-005
Dates: 1927-2015
Scope and Contents The President’s Office Records include correspondence, memoranda, publications, clippings, invitations, and related material dating from 1927-1981 that were received or created by the President of the University of Houston. The bulk of the material dates from the mid-1960s to 1978 and was generated during the presidency of Philip G. Hoffman.The files are rich in materials documenting the history of state support for the University, which was received in 1963, as well as materials...

Public Access Computer Systems Forum (PACS-L) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-003
Dates: 1989-1991
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of eleven boxes of printed e-mail correspondence among members of the Public-Access Computer Systems Forum (PACS-L). The distribution list was established by Charles W. Bailey, Jr., and provided by the University of Houston Libraries. These documents are dated from July 1989 to February 1991, corresponding to Bailey's tenure as moderator. There is also a notebook of handwritten notes, and four compact discs containing PACS-L archives.

UH Publications Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-012
Dates: 1979-2002
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing mmmanning@uh.edu.

Carey Chenoweth Shuart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-002
Dates: 1985-2009
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00108/hsc-00108.htmlMrs. Shuart’s papers are organized into three sections. The collection documents contributions to the University of Houston and contains materials relevant to her interests dating back to the mid 1980’s. Her efforts as a working member of several University of Houston committees and boards...

UH Statistics Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-069
Dates: 1947-1970
Scope and Contents

The UH Statistics Records contain various reports issued by the University. Some of the topics of these reports include Teacher Load Reports, New Students, Statistics, Coordinating Board Reports, and Grade Distribution Reports.

The collection is arranged chronologically with the materials beginning in 1947 and ending in 1970.

Student Organizations Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-020
Dates: 1940-1990
Scope and Contents The processed records in this collection contain 14 boxes relating to the various student organizations at the University of Houston. A significant portion of this material was given to the archives from the university Print Plant. Materials include correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, club rosters, publications, event programs, and club policies. The bulk of the material consists of records relating to fraternities and sororities on campus; this includes photographs, slides,...

Texas Optometric Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-001
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1990
Scope and Contents

This collection contains five series: The TOA President Correspondence, Executive Secretary Correspondence, TOA Committee Correspondence, TOA Administration, and Audio Tapes. Material includes correspondence, memoranda, meetings, newspaper clippings, reports, audio tapes and other administrative material. The collection is arranged chronologically within each series, dating from 1950 to 1999, adhering as much as possible to the original order.

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Correspondence 25
Clippings (information artifacts) 11
Photographs 11
Minutes 9
Administrative records 7
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Brochures 7
Reports 6
Bylaws (administrative records) 5
Videocassettes 5
Newsletters 4
Publications (document genre) 4
Records (documents) 4
Scrapbooks 4
Agendas (administrative records) 3
Financial records 3
Programs (documents) 3
Scores 3
Sound recordings 3
Academic rites and ceremonies 2
Advertisements 2
Audiotapes 2
Business records 2
Catalogs (documents) 2
Composition (Music) 2
Faculty papers 2
Fliers (printed matter) 2
Invitations 2
Personal papers 2
Television -- Production and direction 2
Veterans 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Annual reports 1
Architecture 1
Architecture, Domestic 1
Audiocassettes 1
Audiovisual materials 1
Bank statements 1
British Open University 1
Budgets 1
Chamber music. 1
Choral music. 1
Commencement ceremonies 1
Compact discs 1
Distance education 1
Education 1
Elections 1
Essays 1
Folklore 1
Graduation (School) 1
Greeting cards 1
Houston (Tex.) 1
Hymn Writers 1
Hymns 1
Instructional materials 1
Libraries 1
Libraries -- Texas 1
Manuals (instructional materials) 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Marching bands 1
Marching drills 1
Memorabilia 1
Memorandums 1
Music -- Manuscripts 1
Newspapers 1
Open learning 1
Opera 1
Optometry -- Study and teaching 1
Optometry schools -- United States 1
Pamphlets 1
Periodicals 1
Petroleum industry and trade 1
Press releases 1
Public Access Computer Systems in Libraries 1
Scripts (documents) 1
Sheet music 1
Southern Association of Schools and Colleges 1
Souvenirs 1
Television in higher education 1
Theater programs 1
Typescripts 1
University extension 1
Voluntarism 1
Women in higher education 1
Women philanthropists 1
Yearbooks 1
plaques 1
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