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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

William David Allred Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-002
Overview Democratic representative of District 13 in the Texas State House of Representatives, 1966-1980. Collection includes correspondence, publications, notes, and other materials pertaining to a variety of individuals and subjects from across Allred's political career.

E. Virginia Barnett Postcards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-001
Scope and Contents This collection contains eighty-eight vintage postcards collected by E. Virginia Barnett. The collection includes materials from Arkansas, California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia, Oregon, Washington, and Washington D.C. Some items are booklets containing several views of a particular event or locale. The collection is organized by state, and then further subdivided by city.

William A. Bernrieder Port of Houston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-002
Scope and Contents This small collection deals entirely with the Port of Houston. It is comprised entirely of clippings and publications related to the history of the Port of Houston.

James H. Branard Jr. Port of Houston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-025
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a full finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@uh.edu.

William Lockhart Clayton Speeches Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-010
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and printed speeches given by William Lockhart Clayton between 1926 and 1958. Additionally, it contains correspondence and three issues of ACCO magazine.

Tom DeLay Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-013
Scope and Contents The Tom DeLay Papers consist of 142 boxes of material dating from 1982 to 2006 that document DeLay’s service in the United States House of Representatives. A Congressional Papers Series comprises a large portion of the collection, containing correspondence, publications, legislative materials, notes, research materials, and other materials related to DeLay’s service in Congress. The collection also includes a robust photographs and audiovisual materials series, visually documenting DeLay’s...

Detering Family & Business Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-009
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, abstracts of title, legal files, real estate sales records, and many other materials related to businesses and properties held by various members of the Detering family from 1871-1989. The collection has been divided into five series: Properties, Legal Files, Trust and Estate Papers, Business Papers, and Financial Papers. Folders within each series (or subseries) are arranged chronologically.

Frank Elijah Dudley Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 1956-001
Scope and Contents Holdings consist of two scrapbooks. Contain writings by Dudley, correspondence, maps, photographs, photostatic copies, mementos, and artifacts.

Early Texas Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-001
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating 10 smaller artificial collections into one larger artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. It chronicles the history of Texas, from the Spanish Colonial Era through the turn of the 20th century. The material has been arranged chronologically into eight series based on eras of Texas History: Spanish Colonial, Mexican Colonial, 1836, Republic, Mexican War, Early Statehood, Civil War, Reconstruction and Westward...

Claude Elliott Texana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1974-001
Scope and Contents This is an artificial and disparate collection of Texana, or materials relating to the history of Texas. In order for the collection to be useful to researchers, an artificial order was imposed by the processor. The collection is divided into seven series: Pre-Republic (to 1836); Republic (1836-1845); Annexation and Early Statehood (1845-1860); Civil War and Expansion (1861-1901); Modern Statehood (1901-1956); Claude Elliott Papers; and Governors Ferguson/Sterling Papers. Series, sub-series,...

George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-001
Scope and Contents George Fuermann, 1918-2001, collected several types of materials relating to Houston and Texas history, including clippings and other printed materials; legal, financial, and government documents; photographs and negatives; historic maps; works of art; artifacts; and research files. The items in the collection range in date from 1836 to 1988. The collection is arranged in eight series: Printed Materials, Documents, Photographic Material, Creative Works, Maps, Works of Art,...

Galveston 1915 Hurricane Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-002
Scope and Contents The Galveston Hurricane Photograph collection comes from a scrapbook of pictures taken by Rex Dunbar Frazier, a Stone & Webster Engineering representative called in to collect storm damage data and photographs. Photos were removed from an acidic scrapbook for preservation purposes, yet folder captions were copied exactly from those provided. Folder captions below have been abbreviated as necessary. The photos date primarily from August 18, 1915, although many are...

Governor James V. Allred Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1967-001
Scope and Contents The James V. Allred Collection consists of over 200 boxes of materials dating from 1853 to 1970, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1921 to 1959. The papers consist in large part of letters received by Allred, and of carbon copies of his replies. There are many copies of letters from other individuals as enclosures in letters addressed to Allred. In addition to the correspondence there are vast numbers of documents, drafts, reports, and other working papers relating to and reflecting...

Harper Leiper Studios Houston Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-016
Scope and Contents The Harper Leiper Studios Houston Aerial Photographs Collection contains aerial photographs of Houston during the 1970s and early 1980s taken by commercial photographers Harper Leiper Studios.

Houston Chinatown Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-009
Scope and Contents The Houston Chinatown Photographs Collection contains scenes of Houston's Chinatown taken during the 1970s or early 1980s.