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09. University of Houston Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 09

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

Le Bayou Records

Identifier: 1998-004
Dates: 1934-1964
Scope and Contents The Le Bayou collection consists of 20 boxes and is organized into 11 series: Administration, Le Quartier Latin, Correspondence, Submissions, Subscriptions, Le Petit Théâtre Français, Livre d’Or, and Journals, Artistic Stamps, Ledgers, and Photographic Materials. This collection contains papers related to the publication of Le Bayou and includes subscription information, correspondence, and the submissions of both published and unpublished authors. It also includes the papers of Le Quartier...

Lienhard Family Papers

Identifier: 2017-046
Dates: 1847-2017
Scope and Contents The Lienhard Family Papers document the lives of four members of the Lienhard family: Johann Heinrich Lienhard I (1822-1903), John H. Lienhard III (1893-1979), James (Jim) Henderson Lienhard (1921-2018), and John H. Lienhard IV (1930-). The collection consists primarily of material from John H. Lienhard III’s service in World War I and James H. Lienhard’s service in World War II. Materials are arranged into series by family member. Johann Heinrich Lienhard I’s (1822-1903) material...

UH Mexican American Alumni Association Records

Identifier: 1997-011
Dates: 1987-1997
Scope and Contents The Mexican American Alumni Association Records consists of administrative files, financial records, minutes, and correspondence dating from 1987 to 1997. Materials are organized chronologically at the folder level.

Professor Edwin Miles Papers

Identifier: 1985-004
Dates: 1955-1986
Scope and Contents The Professor Edwin Miles Papers contain the correspondence and research of Professor Edwin Miles between 1955 and 1985. This collection contains both Archives-related and general correspondence, as well as scholarly articles collected by Professor Miles regarding Archives and Record Management at other Universities, and related correspondence with faculty members of these Universities.

Professor William C. Moffit Papers

Identifier: 2007-025
Dates: 1930-2008; Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s
Scope and Contents The William C. Moffit collection 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,...

Omicron Delta Kappa Society, University of Houston Chapter Records

Identifier: 2017-028
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

Benjamin Ostrovsky Papers

Identifier: 2016-007
Dates: 1960s - 2000s
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

"Our Time" UH Book Project Records

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, 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.

Professor Ruth Pennybacker Papers

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 programmes. Included in the collection is a scrapbook crafted in 1967 by her students, colleagues, and friends as a tribute to Miss Pennybacker.

Poetry and Prose Records

Identifier: 2008-003
Dates: 1981-2014
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents: This collection contains records of Poetry & Prose, a reading series presented by the University of Houston Libraries and the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. The series features UH faculty, students, alumni as well as other writers. Materials in this collection include publicity, correspondence, and authorization forms related to planning and promoting the events, as well as phtoographs, scrapsbooks, and press coverage documenting them.This...

President's Office Records

Identifier: 1985-005
Dates: 1927-2015
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: 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...

Professor John Lienhard Papers

Identifier: 2001-009
Dates: 1961-2006
Scope and Contents The John H. Lienhard series of speeches and materials cover a diverse range of topics. The earliest speech dates from 1962 and the most recent in the collection dates from November 1997. The vast majority of speeches from the collection were given between 1980 and 1997.

Forms part of the University Archives.

Public Access Computer Systems Forum (PACS-L) Records

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.

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Papers

Identifier: 1998-010
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

Mark S. Schmidt UH Integration Research Papers

Identifier: 2015-011
Dates: 1965-2008; Majority of material found within 2000-2001
Scope and Contents This one-box collection consists of correspondence, interview audio, transcripts, and consent forms on the topic of integration at UH. These interviews took place in the early 2000s, as did most correspondence in the collection, with the outlier of one newspaper clipping dated April 1965.Digital surrogates of six audio cassette tapes are available to view on the Special Collections Reading Room computer. This collection is not yet fully processed. Some materials may be...