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02. Carey Shuart Women's Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 02

Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

Professor Bette Ann Stead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-013
Dates: 1967-2007
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily contains announcements, scholarly journal articles, newsletters, and newspaper clippings, the majority pertaining to Dr. Stead's academic contributions as well as her efforts to establish FHPW and GHBER. The material has been arranged into 9 series: Miscellaneous, Degree Requirements, Academic Projects, Training/Workshops, Scholarly Works, Honors and Awards, Accomplishments and Recognition, Organization Affiliations, Community Activism.

Josephine Harris Stewart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-001
Dates: 1920-2000
Scope and Contents The collection arrived in little discernable order, and the processor in consultation with the archivist has imposed an order. The collection is arranged primarily in chronological order and is divided into five series. Series 2-4 are based upon chronological and geographical divisions in Stewart's life: Pre-West Virginia University, West Virginia University, and Houston. Series 1, Personal, contains information not easily assigned to the other series, and which spans most of Stewart's life....

Sybil Pittman Estess Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-031
Dates: 1966-2014; Majority of material found within 2000-2008
Scope and Contents

This collection includes anthologies and journals that contain Estess’ poetry and reviews. Whole volumes are arranged alphabetically by journal title. In addition, the collection includes copies and tear sheets of various other poems and writings by the author. These are arranged alphabetically according to the title of the work or the title of the original publication. Estess’ original folder labels and organization have been retained.

Toby M. Myers, Deborah D. Tucker, and Maria Jose Angelelli Texas Council on Family Violence Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-005
Dates: 1974-2016; Majority of material found within 1980-1998
Scope and Contents The Toby M. Myers, Deborah D. Tucker, and Maria Jose Angelelli Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) Records contain written records of the organization, as well as photographs and ephemera from the group. Items in the collection range in date from 1974 to 2001, with most of the material dating from the 1990s. The bulk of the collection details the various activities of the group since its inception in 1978, including conferences attended or organized, political and legislative activity,...

Texas Society of Professional Engineers Houston Auxiliary Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-010
Dates: 1959-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
Scope and Contents

This collection contains items created between 1959 and 2013 related to the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and their Auxiliary, with a concentration on the Houston branch. The materials are broken up into series and organized chronologically within those series, with particular attention given to the original organization of the materials. There are meeting minutes, president’s records, relevant publications, and other miscellanea.

Toby Myers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-018
Dates: 1972-2010; Majority of material found within 1976-1995
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the records, correspondence, written works, articles, and photographs that document the life of Toby Myers as a worker in the Battered Women’s Movement. The thirteen series span from 1972 to 2010.

All material grouped within a series is chronologically arranged.

Top Ladies of Distinction Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-015
Dates: 1964-2001; Majority of material found within 1964-1998
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of minutes, budgets, programs, and ephemera, arranged into four series. The materials date from 1964-1998 and are organized, for the most part, chronologically. The collection also includes eleven trophies dating from 1991 to 1993. The trophies were awarded at local and national conferences for chapter attendance and best scrapbooks.

UH Women's Studies Program and Friends Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-007
Dates: 1984-2011; Majority of material found in 1991-2011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative materials such as meeting invitations and agendas, minutes, financial reports, bylaws, and events sponsored by the Women's Studies department as well as newsletters published by the Women's Studies and Friends of Women's Studies and various ephemera and memorabilia. The bulk of the papers are dated between 1991 and 2011, but a few publications and clippings date to 1980s. The most recent papers include invitations to events organized by the Friends...

University Commission on Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-008
Dates: 1999-2010; Majority of material found within 2004-2009
Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials related to the University Commission on Women (UCW). The majority of the materials included in the collection revolve around the governance and operation of the organization with a large series being dedicated to the mentoring program. The collection consists of six series: Governance, Meetings, Mentoring Program, Reports, Research, and General Information.

Nikki Van Hightower Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-017
Dates: 1967-1997
Scope and Contents This collection documents the career of Nikki Van Hightower from the time of her appointment as Women's Advocate up to, and including, her work as Harris County Treasurer. It contains material dating from 1967 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977 to 1989. Types of material within the collection include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, commentaries, press statements, publications, diaries, photographs and clippings. The papers were...

Voices Breaking Boundaries Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-015
Dates: 1999-2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from Voices Breaking Boundaries’ (VBB) history and administration, planning documents, event materials, press clippings and audio-visual materials.In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival material. Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. Because not all of these materials are processed, these materials may require up to two weeks to access. Some...

Eleanor Wakefield papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-041
Dates: 1888-1970
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting Eleanor’s experiences growing up and attending school in Houston during the early 20th century. The materials also document her family history as well as her contributed columns to the Houston Chronicle during the 1940s and 50s.

This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, contact curator Vince Lee at velee@uh.edu.

April West-Baker National Women's Conference Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-011
Dates: 1975-1989
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper articles that either April West Baker wrote or was mentioned in, press releases that addressed updates on the planning of the Houston Women’s Conference, photographs that were taken at the Women’s Conferences, and a variety of memorabilia such as pins and badges. Materials are arranged chronologically, with each series corresponding to one of three conferences. Materials are arranged by format within each chronological series.This collection is...

Andrea White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-010
Dates: 1993-2010; Majority of material found within 2004-2010
Scope and Contents

This collection includes speeches, written works, as well as DVDs and photo CDs that document civic and professional life of Andrea White, former First Lady of Houston, housed in one box and comprised of three series.

Kathryn J. Whitmire Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-002
Dates: 1972-1992
Scope and Contents This set of papers documents Kathy Whitmire's long, active political career as the mayor of Houston throughout the 1980s. The collection is organized into four major series beginning chronologically with Jim Whitmire's political documents, Kathy Whitmire's career as city controller, followed by her mayoral campaigns and city business during each term, and documentation upon her defeat in 1991. The materials largely consist of Whitmire's campaign and city business documents including...