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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Scott and Evans Family Papers

 Class
Identifier: 2016-048
Scope and Contents Wedding book, correspondence, photographs, gift album, and other material from Emily Scott Evans and Alice Evans Pratt document the Scott and Evans families.

Texas City Disaster Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-035
Scope and Contents 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.

Texas Forged Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-002
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 Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-011
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...

John C. Walker Texas Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-040
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.