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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Kaplan Houston Building Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-016
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
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 part....

Leon Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-004
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
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.

Scott Mellott Houston Fire Department Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-001
Scope and Contents 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.

Maxine Mesinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-002
Scope and Contents 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.

Paddock Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-014
Scope and Contents 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.

Pecan Acres Ranch Advertising Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-011
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.

Paul E. Purser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-008
Scope and Contents 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.

Scott and Evans Family Papers

 Class
Identifier: 2016-048
Scope and Contents 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.

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...

Honorable Chase Untermeyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-007
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.