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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Houston Municipal Wharves Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-011
Dates: 1916-1917
Scope and Contents

The Houston Municipal Wharves Photographs Collection contains photographs of Houston Ship Channel construction during the years 1916-1917. The photographs are labeled Horton & Horton Contractors.

Houston National Bank Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-075
Dates: 1889-1964; Majority of material found in 1930-1955
Scope and Contents This collection includes administrative files from the Houston National Bank, as well as scrapbooks of prominent individuals associated with the bank. The administrative files primarily pertain to the bank's 75th anniversary, celebrated in 1951. These files include correspondence, promotional material, photographs, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings. The administrative files also include publicity files and materials documenting organizations and conventions associated with the...

Houston National Register Nomination Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-018
Dates: 1974-1994
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 Public Works and Engineering Department: A History Since 1933

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-014
Dates: 1970-1982
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact curator Vince Lee at velee@uh.edu

Houston Saengerbund Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-001
Dates: 1874-2013
Scope and Contents This collection contains event programs, letters, songbooks, newsletters, ledgers, treasury reports, legal case files, and many other materials relating to the activities and administration of the Houston Saengerbund from the years 1874 to 2013. The collection is divided into eight series: Events, Administrative Records, Board of Directors and Committees, Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Songbooks, and Publications. Many of the records from the 1950s and earlier are in...

Houston Ship Channel 50th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-001
Dates: 1926-1964
Scope and Contents There are 66 items in the collection, dating from 1926-1964. Included is a typed manuscript history of the Port of Houston and Buffalo Bayou, as well as a typed version of the ordinance establishing the Port of Houston in 1841. In addition are 40 photographic prints. The photographs include shots of an exhibit highlighting the history of the Port of Houston, as well as photographs from the fiftieth anniversary of the Port of Houston, taken on November 10, 1964. The anniversary...

Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Beta Phi Chapter Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-021
Dates: approximately 1970s
Content Description

Scrapbook album, photographs, and documents of the African American sorority Iota Phi Lambda's Beta Phi Chapter, circa 1970s.

Jack C. Ogg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-029
Dates: 1969-1981
Scope and Contents

The personal papers of Texas state senator Jack C. Ogg include scrapbooks, political newsclippings, photographs, audiocassette, political files, political surveys, Legislative bills, issue letters, political newsletters, political publications, and reports, awards, and speeches.

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

Belle Griggs Johnson and Richard J.V. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-042
Dates: 1949-2006
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, philanthropic files, speeches, posters, videos, and travel logs and diaries of both Belle and Richard Johnson of their trips abroad to China and the USSR in 1979 and 1980 as part of the American Newspapers Publishers Association. Also contained within the collection are the sketchbooks and drawings of Belle Johnson as an Art History student at the University of Houston, as well as personal notes and letters from Richard...

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-003
Dates: 1858-1900
Scope and Contents This collection contains 203 items and includes items dated from 1858 to 1900. The bulk of the items are dated between 1869 and 1881. The collection consists for the most part of correspondence, with some legal documents and tax papers. In addition to Mary Jones' letters, there is correspondence from Sallie (Jones) Ashe, her husband R. G. Ashe, Henry Cowing, Anson Jones, Cromwell Anson Jones, Joseph E. Field, and J. J. McMillan. The collection has been arranged in two...

Kaplan Houston Building Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-016
Dates: 1980s
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 Kirksey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-002
Dates: 1910-1971
Scope and Contents The George Kirksey Papers contain clippings, manuscripts, some correspondence, scrapbooks, and numerous photographs. Materials are dated between 1910 and 1971. The collection comprises 18 manuscript boxes and has 3,363 items. The collection is divided into several series, based on a particular function of Kirksey's life or by form (photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items). The collection arrived at the University of Houston Special Collections unorganized for the most...

Leon Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-004
Dates: 1923-2002
Scope and Contents

This set of papers documents Leon Hale's long and prolific writing career that began in 1946. It is divided into ten major categories with the bulk of the material being comprised of Mr. Hale's book projects, daily columns, letters from readers, and miscellaneous articles. The materials are housed in sixteen boxes, including fourteen record cartons and two oversized boxes. Each of the categories is prefaced by a detailed description.

Lottman Family Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-012
Dates: 1906-1975
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.

Ferman Martin Political Cartoons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1970-005
Dates: 20th Century
Scope and Contents

The Ferman Martin Political Cartoons consist of 7 boxes of undated hand drawn political cartoons from across Martin's career. Subjects of the cartoons include World War II, the Cold War, state and local issues, and more.