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07. Houston History Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 07

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Houston Electric Auto Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-047
Dates: 1973-2011; Majority of material found within 1995-2006
Scope and Contents This collection includes the organization's correspondence with the government and members' correspondence amongst themselves, as well as announcements of meetings and different events that they held occasionally. It also includes electric battery review booklets plus articles showing the organization and members' various achievements. Included are photographs of various occasions hosted or attended by the Houston Electric Auto Association members, brochures showing different clean...

Houston Tomorrow Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-022
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing tomkinswalsh@uh.edu.

Keep Houston Beautiful Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-007
Dates: 1977-2012; Majority of material found within 2000-2008
Scope and Contents This collection includes award applications Keep Houston Beautiful has made to win monetary awards from Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful. It also includes awards Keep Houston Beautiful has won and awards that Keep Houston Beautiful has nominated community partners for. Included are administrative records, community initiatives of Keep Houston Beautiful, and various Keep Houston Beautiful events. This collection also includes photographs, press coverage, training materials, and...

John Henry Kirby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-008
Dates: 1884-1944
Scope and Contents The majority of this manuscript collection consists of general and business correspondence concerning John Henry Kirby and his various business interests in southeast Texas. The manuscripts include holograph and typewritten letters, telegrams and postcards. Legal and land documents include deeds and abstracts, and business documents include checks and vouchers.In 1965 the collection was deposited in the archives of the Texas Gulf Coast Historical Association, at that time housed in...

Brandt Mannchen Environmental Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-009
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing tomkinswalsh@uh.edu.

David Marrack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-021
Dates: 1971-2005
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing tomkinswalsh@uh.edu.

Ninfa Rodriguez Laurenzo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-008
Dates: 1971-2004
Scope and Contents Ninfa’s Papers include business plans, business, personal, and political correspondence, photographs, magazine and newspaper clippings press coverage, proof of public service deeds, scrapbooks, artifacts (buttons and stamps, memorabilia, menus, plaques), and framed enlarged picture and media items and roughly cover the years from 1971 to 2001.

Oral Histories - Houston History Project

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-005
Dates: 1996-2017
Scope and Contents When UH’s Center for Public History and the University Libraries collaborated to create the Houston History Archives (UH-HHA), part of their mission included a repository for oral histories that tell stories of the growth and development of the Gulf Coast region from multiple points of view. To that end, the Houston Oral History Project in the Center for Public History trains history graduate students to research and interview Houstonians with recollections of the city’s civil rights, women’s,...

Oral Histories - Houston History Project - Supplemental Research Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-005a
Dates: 1972-2004
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a full finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing tomkinswalsh@uh.edu.

Outdoor Nature Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-023
Dates: 1923-2007
Scope and Contents Forms part of Houston History Archives. Primarily organizational records including meeting minutes, newsletters, scrapbooks, photographs, annual reports, and financial records. Outdoor Nature Club Records include approximately 20 linear feet of records including the materials for the study groups.

The Park People Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-004
Dates: 1970-2009; Majority of material found within 1978-2005
Scope and Contents The Park People’s Records include standard organizational documents, including meeting minutes, personnel management, and financial records, plus city planning proposals and reports covering thirty years. Records include grant applications for federal and state programs. They also include details about local programs such as Treescape, a collaborative effort among Trees for Houston, Scenic Houston, and City of Houston in a program to provide incentives and enforcement of the Tree and Shrub...

Scenic Houston - Scenic Texas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-010
Dates: 1963-2008
Scope and Contents Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our...

Tenneco Energy History Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-005
Dates: 1946-2014; Majority of material found within 1974-1988
Scope and Contents Records in this collection of Tenneco history include three major areas of interest. One group consists of management and planning records created by executives of Tenneco. The second group reflects a joint effort to write the history of Tenneco, Built from Scratch. Draft manuscripts, publication costs, and a Tenneco management reunion reflect the concerted effort to document the company’s history. A third group contains in-house publications reflecting Tenneco’s business accomplishments...

Texas Well Log Service Driller Logs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-022
Dates: 1917-1965
Scope and Contents Martin Schulz managed then purchased the Texas Well Log Service during the early 1920s. He developed well logs from required Texas Railroad Commission filings and then sold the resulting compilation as a “log report.” His customers were major oil exploration companies as well as small independents.The Texas Well Log Service Driller Log Collection contains an estimated 450,000 pages of well log driller reports in 129 boxes. The reports are organized alphabetically by and within...

This is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-020
Dates: 1925-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1988
Scope and Contents The This is Our Home, It Is Not for Sale Film Collection contains records covering the full scope of the production of a documentary film. Records cover fundraising activities, releases and contracts, insurance, research materials, production notes and logs, film screenings and festivals, photographs, and posters. The documentary film is available for viewing on DVD in UH Libraries Special Collections and for purchase at ...