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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Texas Forged Documents Collection

Identifier: 1989-002
Dates: 1821-1936; undated
Scope and Contents

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.

Texas Foundation for the Arts Records

Identifier: 2023-007
Dates: 1992-2012
Content Description Documentaries in the collection include: Building Bridges of Understanding: Asia Society Texas Center Galveston Island Houston Arts Television The Art of Architecture: Houston 1910 Harris County CourthouseAll of the films in the collection were first broadcast on Houston Public Media/Houston PBS Ch. 8, and then distributed to all PBS stations in Texas and often to educational outlets, including area school districts, for classroom use. Also included...

Texas Music Collection

Identifier: 2011-011
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found within 1940-1969
Scope and Contents The Texas Music Collection contains research files on the history of Texas music, particularly musicians and record labels, including the administrative and financial files of Duke/Peacock Records of the Houston area. Newspaper clippings, photographs, financial records, songbooks, and administrative files comprise the research files.The collection is divided into six series, which are arranged in order of volume of material, from most to least represented: Artists; Production and...

Vikki Trammell and Ben Russell Papers

Identifier: 2018-010
Dates: 1961-2010
Scope and Contents

10 linear feet of files and documents on: Artist Bookworks, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Clark Read Civil Rights Foundation, Martin Luther King Community Center, Houston Council on Human Relations, Art through the Years and Let Freedom Ring, Meetings/Committee Work/Minutes, Political and Community Organizations.

TV Montrose Recordings

Identifier: 2020-017
Dates: 1998-1999
Scope and Contents

62 Betacam SP tapes of TV Montrose, produced by Steve Baker of TriAngle Video Productions.

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Honorable Chase Untermeyer Papers

Identifier: 2008-007
Dates: 1976-2003
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

John C. Walker Texas Counties Collection

Identifier: 1969-040
Dates: 1818-1907
Scope and Contents

This collection contains legal documents, advertisements, correspondence, and maps from various Texas counties dating from 1818 to 1907. Deeds and tax receipts make up a signififcant portion of the collection. Counties represented include Angelina, Cherokee, Tyler, Nacogdoches, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris. Documents from the Republic of Texas are also included.

Marvin Zindler Papers

Identifier: 2020-018
Dates: 1976-2008
Scope and Contents The Marvin Zindler Papers contains photos, correspondence, newsclippings, newspapers, publicity and press release materials, personal notes, sketches, and drawings, awards, complaint letters and files, story files and scripts, reporter notebooks, research files, A/V materials, artifacts and ephemera from Channel 13, and a 2 self published autobiographies-The Many Faces of Marvin Zindler and White Knight in Blue Shades.This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions...