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05. Houston & Texas History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 05

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Texas City Disaster Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-035
Dates: 1947
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
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 Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-011
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found in 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

 Collection
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.

Honorable Chase Untermeyer Papers

 Collection
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 velee@uh.edu.

John C. Walker Texas Counties Collection

 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.