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02. Carey Shuart Women's Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 02

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Carolyn Farb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-005
Dates: 1955-2011; Majority of material found within 2000-2011
Scope and Contents The collection primarily contains papers, photographs, and newspaper clippings, the majority pertaining to Carolyn Farb's fundraising activities. The material has been arranged into twelve series: Fundraising Events, Honors and Awards, Organization Affiliations, Creative Works, Speeches, Personal Life, Correspondence, Scrapbooks and Yearbooks, Memorabilia, Printed Material, Photographic Material, and Video and Audio Recordings.

Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-010
Dates: 1914-1944
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers are divided into 9 series and 10 boxes making up approximately 9 linear feet spanning the years 1914 to 1964. The papers include correspondence, press releases, news clippings, programs, bulletins, speeches, expense accounts, campaign lists, strategic plans and organizational materials.These materials document Mrs. Cunningham's heavy involvement in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, the Texas Equal Suffrage Association, other state suffrage...

Pat Gustavson and Mignon Weisinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-025
Dates: 1940s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note The personal papers of life partners Pat Gustavson, an architect and pediatric hematologist, and Mignon Weisinger, an artist, in Houston and Galveston. The papers document their life partnership, early and family lives, education, careers, and community.

[The Gustavson and Weisinger papers are being processed but are available for research. Please contact curator Vince Lee at velee@uh.edu with questions.]

Harris County Women's Political Caucus Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-001
Dates: 1972-1983
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one box and includes newsletters and correspondence from the Harris County Women’s Political Caucus and the Texas and National Women’s Political Caucuses, brochures, convention related documents and histories and bylaws of the organizations. It also includes a few issues of the Women’s Political Times, a publication of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Materials are arranged regionally, and then by topic within each regional series.

Helen Havens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-011
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@uh.edu.

Hazelwitch Productions Inc. Records

 Collection
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 Area Fiber Artists Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-013
Dates: 1968-2014; Majority of material found within 1971-2002
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.

Houston Area NOW and Other Feminist Activities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-003
Dates: 1970-1996
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...

Houston Area Women's Center Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-005-b
Dates: 1977-2001; Majority of material found within 1985-1995
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...

Houston Area Women's Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-005-a
Dates: 1977-2008
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...

Houston Area Women's Center Videos

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-005-c
Dates: 1980-2003
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...

Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-011
Dates: Majority of material found within 1929-2005
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.

Houston Council of Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-002
Dates: 1943-2003
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...

Houston Gorilla Girls Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-006
Dates: 1985-2000; Majority of material found within 1988-1997
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...

Houston Heights Woman's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-006
Dates: 1900-2004
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...