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09. University of Houston Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 09

Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

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...

UH System Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-022
Dates: 1940-2009
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...

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.

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 Buildings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-017
Dates: 2008-2014
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.

UH World War II Era Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-008
Dates: 1939-1944
Scope and Contents University of Houston World War II Clippings contains newspaper articles that mostly relate to the University of Houston during the years 1939-1944. Some of the topics covered in these articles include the separation of the university from the Houston school system, Frontier Fiesta, and the university's contributions to the war effort through the offering of special war-related subject in areas including classes in navigation, diesel engine repair, map interpretation, aircraft engine repair,...

UH University Council Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-024
Dates: undetermined
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.

Jack J. Valenti School of Communication Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-013
Dates: 1978-2007
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Video Workshop Discs from the Jack J. Valenti School of Commmunications. It includes 110 DVDs dated from 1979 to 2007.This collection also includes a DVD entitled "Many Voices, One Message." This disc has been transferred off of the fragile electronic media and is available as a digital surrogate, which can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. This material may require up to one week to access. Contact...

UH Veteran's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-006
Dates: 1944-1958
Scope and Contents The UH Veteran's Office Records contain material pertaining to the university and government-sponsored office for the support and advising of veteran students during the 1940s and 1950s. Dates for items in the collection range from 1944 to 1958, with the bulk of the material dating from the late 1940s. The collection is arranged into nine series: Veteran's Office, Veteran's Staff Meetings, Budget, Correspondence with Veteran's Administration, Veteran's Administration Field Manual...

UH Veteran's Village Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-007
Dates: 1945-1956
Scope and Contents The Veterans Village Records contain material dealing with the organization of the Veteran's Council, the UH Veteran's Club, newsletters as well as announcements, petitions, and press releases. Items date from 1945 to 1956 with most of the material dating from the late 1940s and early 1950s. The collection is arranged into seven series: Constitution, Veterans Club Meetings, Record of Activities Council, Petitions, Press Releases and Announcements, Nursery School, and the Village...

David Ashley White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-001
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2008
Scope and Contents The David Ashley White Papers consist of 59 boxes of materials dating from 1944 to 2018 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1980-2016. The first donation to this collection occurred in 1991, which was processed in 1993. Dr. White has made numerous additions since then and future material is expected. This collection consists of published and manuscript scores, programs, correspondence, audio-visual materials, and other items relating to his career as both a composer and music...

UH Women's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-038
Dates: 1962-2007; Majority of material found within 1962-1994
Scope and Contents The University of Houston Women's Association (UHWA) Records contain records of the organization from its founding in 1962 through 1994. The bulk of the materials date from the 1980s. Most of the UHWA papers consist of paper documents with a few photographs. The collection is arranged chronologically within each series, adhering as much as possible to the original order. However, the organizations of some items varied with the majority of the material, resulting in slight reordering. Materials...

Wortham House Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-014
Dates: 1986-1999
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.