02. Carey Shuart Women's Research Collection
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to organizational structure of the Houston Area Fiber Artists (HAFA), such as meeting minutes, financial records, secretarial records, membership lists, and more. There is also extensive photographic documentation of various art pieces created by HAFA members, as well as a number of VHS tapes and DVDs showcasing this material.
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the files maintained by the members of the Houston Area (National Organization for Women) NOW. Not all of the files pertain specifically to Houston NOW activities and organizations because several of the members were active in other NOW affiliated organizations. The collection is organized into 11 series: Houston area NOW; Texas NOW organization(s) ; Other state, regional and/or local NOW organizations; National NOW; NOW task forces and committees; NOW social and...
Scope and Contents The Houston Area Women’s Center Photographs contain both color and black and white photographs of various sizes, proof sheets, negatives, slides, and some correspondence. Items date from 1978 to 2001 with most of the material dating from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s. The bulk of the collection chronicles the varied activities of the organization, including staff activities such as work, picnics and parties, fundraisers, demonstrations, conferences, seminars and programs. Included in the...
Scope and Contents The Houston Area Women’s Center Records is an extensive collection which includes all the material pertaining to the organization dating from the year 1975 to the present, and traces the growth and development of the organization from a small grass-roots organization of volunteers towards increased professionalism with a complex agenda and organizational structure. It includes Nikki Van Hightower’s tenure as Executive Director of HAWC following her dismissal as Women Advocate for the City of...
Scope and Contents The Houston Area Women’s Center Videos contain VHS tapes, Umatics, Beta tapes, and audio tapes. Items date from the 1980 to the present, with most of the material dating from the mid 1990s. The bulk of the collection contains recordings of TV shows, news reports, and events relating to women issues such as domestic violence, and rape. There are also HAWC produced videos, and other educational videos used by the center.Researchers may also wish to consult other collections held at...
Scope and Contents The collection is housed in 5 boxes and organized in 10 series: Organizational Information; The Delphian Society Manuals; Special Projects; Correspondence; Bit-O-News Newsletters; Photographic Material; Publicity Clippings; Delphian Memorial Scholarship Fund; Delphian Chapters’ Scrapbooks and Houston Delphian Assembly Scrapbooks. These series document the organization’s operations, numerous social events and scholarship fund information.
Scope and Contents The collection arrived in generally good order and condition. Some material from the late 1950s to early 1960s was very brittle, and has been placed in protective mylar. The collection includes an almost complete run of minutes, financials, and yearbooks.The collection includes several large, typical scrapbooks and several smaller types of scrapbooks. These scrapbooks were compiled and submitted for various awards at the local and state levels. Most of the information on the...
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records, written works, collected writings, and photographs that document the development of the Houston Gorilla Girls, an anonymnous women’s art collective that protested sexism and racism in the art world from the 1987 to the late nineties. There are nine series, spanning from 1985 to 2000 which are entitled as follows: Correspondence; Organizational Documents and Photographs; Propaganda; Diverse Works Installation: Another Dead Horse; Rice University...
Scope and Contents The records of the Houston Heights Woman’s Club consist of awards, certificates and citations acknowledging the positive efforts and contributions to the community made by the members, yearbooks detailing the year’s events and providing membership lists, photo albums showcasing the numerous activities the club’s members have taken part in over the course of the years, and administrative materials, including meeting minutes and audit reports among other documentation. All materials date from...
Scope and Contents This processed portion of this collection consists of 26 linear feet and is predominantly comprised of documents related to Betty Jukes’ nearly fifty years as an event planner, philanthropist, and volunteer in Houston. Organizations of note that Mrs. Jukes was involved with include the Houston Junior Woman’s Club, The Woman’s Club of Houston, the Charles A. Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Fund, and more. Spanning the years of 1967 through 2014, this collection also includes various awards...
Scope and Contents This collection includes articles written by Karkabi, correspondence, notes and research materials. The collection is divided into ten series: Personal, Articles, Correspondence, Appointment Books, Houston Chronicle, Notes, Multi-Media, Publications, Research, and Ephemera. All series are arranged topically and chronologically.
Scope and Contents This collection contains research and draft materials from Claudia’s book and journalist work such as notes, editors’ commentary, final publications, promotional materials, and more. Claudia’s journals written during the drafting of her book are also included.
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00100/hsc-00100.htmlThe processed Komen Foundation, Houston Records are housed in 35 boxes. The materials are arranged chronologically in ongoing yearly series with the following recurring subseries: Administrative Documents, Organizational Documents, Roster, Scholarships and Grants, Informational Material,...
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00073/hsc-00073.htmlThis collection contains the papers of Linda May, a Houston feminist activist who coordinated numerous national and global women’s conferences and represented the American Jewish Coalition at the 1985 and 1995 United Nations’ NGO Conference on Women. The series are arranged by organizational or...
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from Martha Irene Massey’s high school Home Economics coursework, cookbooks and household appliance manuals, as well as several news clippings and personal items.