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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Elijah Dudley Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 1956-001
Dates: 1954-1956
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
Dates: 1790-1923
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
Dates: 1798-1963
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,...

J.M. Frost Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-013
Dates: 1898-1990
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.

Robert Sherar Frost Family Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-010
Dates: 1914-1990
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.

George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-001
Dates: 1836-1988
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
Dates: 1915
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...

Gene Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-044
Dates: 1972-2018
Scope and Contents The Gene Green papers consist of 55 boxes of material dating from 1973 to 2018 that document Green's service in the Texas State Legislature and the United States House of Representatives. A Congressional Papers series comprises a large portion of the collection, documenting Green's career in the United States Congress. Arranged chronologically by term, this series contains administrative materials, legislative files, and publicity and press materials. The collection also includes...

Charles W. Hamilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-012
Dates: 1937-1960
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.

Harper Leiper Studios Houston Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-016
Dates: 1976-1982
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
Dates: 1970
Scope and Contents

The Houston Chinatown Photographs Collection contains scenes of Houston's Chinatown taken during the 1970s or early 1980s.

Houston College for Negroes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-026
Dates: 1927-1946
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.

Houston Heights Abstracts of Title

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-018
Dates: 1924-1941
Scope and Contents

Houston Heights is situated northwest of downtown Houston, Texas. This Collection contains records from the Houston Abstract Company, the Houston Title Guaranty Company, the Stewart Title Company, and the Southern Abstract and Title Company. This collection consists of 10 abstracts of title and deed for the property in the Heights district, in the city of Houston and Harris County, filed from 1896 to 1941.

Houston History Alliance Records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-009

Houston Leasing Brochure Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-002
Dates: 1966-2000
Scope and Contents

The Houston Leasing Brochure Collection contains leasing brochures and advertisements for residential and commercial rental spaces located across the city of Houston. Arranged geographically, the brochures date from 1966 to 2000. The collection documents Houston's built environment, offering unique insight into the advertising and marketing strategies and techniques used by developers to secure tenants for new or renovated spaces throughout Houston.