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11. LGBT History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 11

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Hazelwitch Productions Inc. Records

Identifier: 1997-004
Dates: 1981-1998
Scope and Contents The collection contains financial, promotional, and managerial records of Hazelwitch Productions from the date of its receipt of Certificate of Operation in July 1981 to its final production in 1996. With the exception of some of the financial records, there was no consistent scheme of organization in the collection. Material is arranged in five series: Financial Records, Production Management, Promotional Material, Dissolution Materials, and Miscellaneous. Financial records constitute...

Houston Chapter of the Gay Atheist League of America Records

Identifier: 2017-036
Dates: 1989-1992
Content Description

Newsletters and financial documentation.

This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, contact the collection curator Joyce Gabiola

Lesbians Over the Age of Fifty (LOAF) Records

Identifier: 2017-032
Dates: 1987-2016
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing collection curator Joyce Gabiola at

UH LGBTQ+ Resource Center Records

Identifier: 2015-015
Dates: 2008-2022
Scope and Contents The UH LGBTQ+ Resource Center Records includes analog and electronic material from 2008-2022 that document the formation of the Center. The collection includes annual reports, brochures, news articles, and records related to events, policies, programs, Cougar Ally Training, Rainbow Coogs, Rainbow Friends, scholarships, and the advisory board. While not currently listed in the inventory, the electronic documents are available for research.For more information, please contact the...

Edward Lukasek Oral History Interview

Identifier: 2018-015
Dates: August 10, 2017
Content Description

The oral history of Edward Lukasek was recorded on August 10, 2017, at the University of Houston Libraries-Special Collections. His interview describes his life and his experiences of coming out, and also how he formed his LGBT book collection.

Miscellaneous LGBT History Collections

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2020-020
Dates: 20th-21st cent.
Content Description

Small collections of LGBT History material that aren't large enough for their own boxes.

Montrose Center records

Identifier: 2019-046
Dates: 1992-2011
Scope and Contents The Montrose Center Records contain the Houston Area Teen Coalition of Homosexuals (HATCH) President Records, agenda and meeting minutes, emails, training materials, community outreach, and fundraising programs. Also contained within the collection are agenda and meeting minutes and Presidents records for Assisthers, a Houston based organization that connects care teams to Houston-area LGBTQ+ women living with chronic illnesses and / or disabilities.This collection is not yet...

Annise Parker and Kathy Hubbard Papers

Identifier: 2017-029
Dates: 20th cent.
Brief Content Description

Collection includes documentation of Annise Parker and Kathy Hubbards leadership, participation, and activism in Houston's LGBTQ community.

The collection is not fully processed. Materials related to the Houston Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus were processed in 2021-2022 by Research for Aspiring Coogs in the Humanities (REACH) Program intern Kennedy Williams. For more information, please contact collection curator Joyce Gabiola at

Annise Parker Papers

Identifier: 2008-004
Dates: 1991-2001
Scope and Contents This collection is housed in 9 boxes and the arranged in 7 series. Annise Parker’s papers document her campaigns for elected office in the City of Houston from: City Council Race-Defeated-1991; City Council Race-Defeated-1995; City Council Race-Won-1997; City Council Race-Won-2001; City Controller Race-Won-2003; and City Controller Race-Won-2005. Material formats within these series range from newspaper clippings and video recordings to correspondence and typescript. A 7th series includes a...

PFLAG Houston Records

Identifier: 2019-037
Dates: 1977-2018, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes community outreach and educational materials, event and campaign materials, clippings, articles, newsletters, photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, PFLAG Board documents and meeting agendas and minutes, Healing the Hurt conference materials, audiovisual materials, posters, and small banners.This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, contact curator Joyce Gabiola at...

Ray Hill Papers

Identifier: 2017-048
Dates: 1940-2020; Majority of material found within 1985-2018
Scope and Contents The Ray Hill Papers date from 1940 to 2020. The collection consists primarily of letters written to Hill (from prisoners held in Texas prisons) while he was host of The Prison Show that airs on 90.1 FM KPFT. Created by Hill, the show discusses prisoners rights and issues within the criminal justice system. There are also letters written to Hill from friends and family members of prisoners. These letters offer a look into the daily lives and treatment of prisoners. The collection also...

TV Montrose Recordings

Identifier: 2020-017
Dates: 1998-1999
Scope and Contents

62 Betacam SP tapes of TV Montrose, produced by Steve Baker of TriAngle Video Productions.

Please contact collection curator Joyce Gabiola at for more information.

"Twelve Fighting Years: Homosexuals in Houston, 1969-1981" Audio Cassette

Identifier: 2014-027
Dates: 1969-1981
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing curator Joyce Gabiola at

Zine Fest Houston Records

Identifier: 2017-002
Dates: 1980s-2010s
Scope and Contents

This collection is not yet fully processed. An inventory is available as an Excel spreadsheet. For more information or to request access, please contact curator Julie Grob at