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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Jack C. Ogg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-029
Dates: 1969-1981
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Texas state senator Jack C. Ogg include scrapbooks, political newsclippings, photographs, audiocassette, political files, political surveys, Legislative bills, issue letters, political newsletters, political publications, and reports, awards, and speeches.

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-003
Dates: 1858-1900
Scope and Contents This collection contains 203 items and includes items dated from 1858 to 1900. The bulk of the items are dated between 1869 and 1881. The collection consists for the most part of correspondence, with some legal documents and tax papers. In addition to Mary Jones' letters, there is correspondence from Sallie (Jones) Ashe, her husband R. G. Ashe, Henry Cowing, Anson Jones, Cromwell Anson Jones, Joseph E. Field, and J. J. McMillan. The collection has been arranged in two...

Kaplan Houston Building Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-016
Dates: 1980s
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
Dates: 1910-1971
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
Dates: 1923-2002
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
Dates: 1906-1975
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.

Ferman Martin Political Cartoons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1970-005
Dates: 20th Century
Scope and Contents The Ferman Martin Political Cartoons consist of 7 boxes of undated hand drawn political cartoons from across Martin's career. Subjects of the cartoons include World War II, the Cold War, state and local issues, and more.

McLaran Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-005
Dates: 1831-1970
Scope and Contents 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.

Scott Mellott Houston Fire Department Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-001
Dates: 1889-2010
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
Dates: 1965-2001
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
Dates: 1914-1989; Majority of material found within 1983-1988
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
Dates: 1946-1973
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
Dates: 1940-1975
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
Dates: 1906-2000
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.