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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Governor James V. Allred Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1967-001
Dates: 1921-1970
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...

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 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.

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...