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City of Houston Collection

Identifier: 1969-060

The City of Houston Collection consists of official correspondence and documents relating to the City of Houston around the turn of the century. Most of the items relate to physical improvements, such as paving being made to the city by the City Engineer's Office. The documents date from 1881-1900. The collection comprises 1 manuscript box with 19 individual items.

The collection is divided alphabetically according to the office of issue, and then filed chronologically. The Executive Department and Brashear & Dannenbaum, Attorneys at Law have been included in the Mayor's Office series, as they were issued by S.H. Brashear during his term as Mayor.


  • 1891-1900

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The material in this collection is in the public domain. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


0.50 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the University of Houston Libraries by Mrs. Henry (Grace) David.

Processing Information

K. Fox, May 1997

Guide to the City of Houston Collection
K.E. Fox
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA