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09. University of Houston Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 09

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

William W. Sherrill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-012
Dates: 1920-2018; Majority of material found within 1960-2017
Scope and Contents The William W. Sherrill Papers consist of awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, financial materials, books, and other materials relevant to Sherrill’s experiences as a Marine, student, entrepreneur, public servant, and teacher. Materials are arranged by function, including awards, autobiographical research materials, correspondence, events and appearances, newspaper clippings, photographs, and subject files.

University of Houston Chapter of Society of Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-014
Dates: 1979-1997
Scope and Contents The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists Records consist of consists of a variety of administrative files for the University of Houston chapter. Many of the papers are meeting notes and agendas. Materials are arranged thematically at the folder level without series.

Something Else Audio Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-050
Dates: 1966-1967
Scope and Contents “Something Else” was a variety program for KUHF-FM Houston and was produced and directed by Otto Lynn Haney who co-hosted the show with Hilke Worthen. The series of weekly programs, which ran from September 1966 to June 1967, featured entertainment spots and talent from Houston-area colleges and universities. The collection consists of 30 ¼” open reel tapes; some are recordings of the program while others contain recorded music. The collection also includes biographical information on Haney and...

Student Organizations Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-020
Dates: 1930-2009
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00194/hsc-00194.htmlThe 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,...

Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-021
Dates: Approx. 2006-2008
Content Description This collection contains approximately 6 linear feet of archival records related to the Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston project. Founded by UH Professor Carl Lindahl in 2005, it is the world's first project in which disaster survivors have taken the lead in documenting fellow survivors' experience of disaster. The project received worldwide recognition for its role in helping survivors overcome the traumatic effects of hurricanes. The collection consists primarily of project documentation...

Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston Project Records

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2019-021
Dates: approximately 2006-2008

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, adhering as much as possible to the original order.

Professor Frank M. Tiller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-024
Dates: 1955-1982
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials such as slides, notes, educational texts, and publications related to Professor Tiller's teaching and research in chemical engineering at the University of Houston.

This collection is not yet fully processed. Some materials may be restricted and not available for access. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, contact curator Mary Manning (mmmanning@uh.edu).

UH 50th Anniversary (Half Century) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-001
Dates: 1976-1981
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
Dates: 1930-2009
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
Dates: Approx. 1940-2010
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 Center for Mexican American Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-018
Dates: 1972-2014
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a complete finding aid available online. For assistance or more information, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.The CDs and DVDs in this collection have been transferred off of these fragile electronic media. They are available as digital surrogates, which can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. These materials may require up to one week to access. Contact curator for more...

UH Creative Writing Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-019
Dates: 1985-2012
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 Development Videos Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-001
Dates: 1984-2004
Scope and Contents This collection is not yet fully processed and does not have a full finding aid available online. An inventory of video tapes in provided. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing mmmanning@uh.edu.

UH Early History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-015
Dates: 1930s-1980s
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.