05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
The McLaran Family Papers include historical correspondence and genealogical research on the family decendants of John McLaran, who immigrated to America from Scotland in the late 18th century.
The Scott Mellott Houston Fire Department Collection consist of color and black and white photographs of the Houston Fire Department spanning from the late 19th century into the 21st century. Materials are arranged into three series.
Clippings spanning the run of Messinger's "Big City Beat" column make up the bulk of this collection. The collection contains photographs documenting Mesinger's social life, friends and family, a small amount of correspondence from family and friends, and two audiotapes.
Collection of historical newspaper issues of the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post marking significant events. Many are of the front page or front section.
The collection consists of two series: Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Council and Ephemera. The first series contains organizational materials for the GHCVC and is broken into ten sub-series. The second series contains materials related to the city of Houston and the state of Texas and is divided into six sub-series.
This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing email@example.com.
Slides and photographic prints of various scenes. The collection is unprocessed and requires appraisal for retention.
The papers consist of typescripts, page proofs and other materials related to the work "Manned Spacecraft," reports and articles, as well as Purser's files of clippings and research materials.
Scrapbooks, Wedding book, correspondence, photographs, gift album, and other material from Emily Scott Evans, Colonel Joseph W. Evans, and Alice Evans Pratt document the Scott and Evans families.
The collections are not fully processed but are available for research.
This set of 21 photographs was taken between April 16 and 21, immediately after the 1947 explosion in Texas City. At some point the photos were removed from a small album. We have the notes concerning each photo made on the facing album pages but no additional information.
The documents in this collection have been identified as forgeries and were exhibited at a Forgery Conference held at the University of Houston Libraries in 1989.