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09. University of Houston Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 09

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Texas Optometric Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-001
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, adhering as much as possible to the original order.

UH 50th Anniversary (Half Century) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-001
Scope and Contents The UH 50th Anniversary (Half Century) Records arrived at the archives in relatively good order, which has been maintained where possible. The collection consists mainly of documents relating to the various events of the celebration and the committee overseeing the events. Materials include agendas, correspondence, minutes, brochures, forms, calendars, commemorative newspaper articles, and press clippings. The collection dates almost entirely from 1976-1977, with a few items from as late as...

UH Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-021
Scope and Contents These records contain 23 boxes relating to the administrative body of the University of Houston. A significant portion of this material was given to the archives from the university Print Plant. Materials include correspondence, reports, proposals, programs, marketing material, tapes, and published items. The collection is organized into 10 series; Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance, Board of Regents, Events, General Counsel, Governmental Relations, Miscellaneous, Research, Student...

UH Alumni Association University History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: 2019-015
Content Description This collection, dated approximately 1940s-2010s, was created from alumni donations of materials that document UH history and was originally housed at the Sam P. Douglass Library at the UH Alumni Center. The approximately 6 linear feet of photographs, programs, serials, costumes, textiles, and ephemera that document UH alumni events, Frontier Fiesta, homecoming, sports, reunions, commencement, and other UH events. Does not include administrative records of the Alumni Association.

UH Creative Writing Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-019
Scope and Contents The UH Creative Writing Program Records consist of print media and memorabilia from the 1985 to 2012. Materials include program newsletters, event invitations and planning documentation, press, and one photograph. In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival materials, many of which are related to the program's 25th annivesary. These can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. These materials may require up to one week...

UH Folklore Archives

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-020
Content Description Approximately 13 linear feet consisting predominantly of ethnographic interviews, fieldwork, and reports produced for folklore courses taught by Carl Lindahl and Susan Stahl for the UH English Department from the 1970s through 2010s. A sample of student work of the department’s first folklorist can be found in the John Q. Anderson Papers. The UH Folklore Archives documents the diverse cultures of Houston as documented primarily by UH students. The Folklore Archives also contains research...

UH Folklore Archives

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2019-020

UH Frontier Fiesta Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-003
Scope and Contents Paper records related to Frontier Fiesta, dating from 1941 to 2006. Materials have been arranged by series, and chronologically within each. Materials found in this collection include programs, newspaper clippings, financial records, contracts, applications, rules and regulations, show scripts, correspondence, and photographs.

Series 7 contains digital archival materials produced in 2014.

UH Investiture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-020
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was created to bring together materials related to the investiture of Presidents and Chancellors at the University of Houston. Materials include programs, invitations, lists of delegates, press coverage, and administrative information related to the production of the investiture ceremony. Presidents covered include Renu Khator, Philip Guthrie Hoffman, Charles Edwin Bishop, and Arthur K. Smith.

UH Libraries Exhibit Catalog Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-036
Scope and Contents Materials in the University of Houston Libraries Exhibit Catalog Collection include University of Houston Libraries exhibit catalogs from 1965 to 2013. The catalogs are arranged chronologically, tracing the history University of Houston Libraries through its exhibits.

UH News Releases

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-067
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 announcements of events,...

UH Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-037
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,...

UH Statistics Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-069
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.

UH System Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-022
Scope and Contents These records contain 4 boxes relating to the six branch campuses that make up the University of Houston System (UH Cinco Ranch, UH Clearlake, UH Downtown, UH North, UH Sugarland, UH Victoria) as well as administrative material from the UH System governing body. A significant portion of this material was given to the archives from the university Print Plant. Material includes correspondence, stationary, courses programs, class schedules, reports, proposals, posters and event records. The...