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Citizens' Environmental Coalition (CEC) Records
Scope and Contents Forms part of the Houston History Archives.CEC's archival records collection includes documentation of Houston's environmental history and CEC's organizational efforts from 1966 to 2000. The CEC records collection arises from three separate accessions. First and largest are the records preserved in the CEC offices. With a few exceptions, the CEC office records document organization activities during the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. In addition to administrative, financial,...
Carolyn Farb Papers
Dates: 1955-2011; Majority of material found within 2000-2011
Scope and Contents
The collection primarily contains papers, photographs, and newspaper clippings, the majority pertaining to Carolyn Farb's fundraising activities. The material has been arranged into twelve series: Fundraising Events, Honors and Awards, Organization Affiliations, Creative Works, Speeches, Personal Life, Correspondence, Scrapbooks and Yearbooks, Memorabilia, Printed Material, Photographic Material, and Video and Audio Recordings.
Foley's Department Store Records
Dates: 1845-2006; Majority of material found within 1900-2005
Scope and Contents Foley's Department Store Records comprise 42 record cartons, 16 oversized boxes, 32 bound ledgers and real estate records that are open to the public. In addition, there are 32 scrapbooks that are too fragile for public viewing. Records begin with the first stockholders' meeting held in 1911, preserved in a bound journal. Each year (primary organizational series) of the collection is divided into sub-series including Finances, Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Publications, and...
John Henry Kirby Papers
Scope and Contents The majority of this manuscript collection consists of general and business correspondence concerning John Henry Kirby and his various business interests in southeast Texas. The manuscripts include holograph and typewritten letters, telegrams and postcards. Legal and land documents include deeds and abstracts, and business documents include checks and vouchers.In 1965 the collection was deposited in the archives of the Texas Gulf Coast Historical Association, at that time housed...
Bert L. Long, Jr. Papers
Scope and Contents This collection documents Bert L. Long, Jr.’s life and his career as an artist, which he started in 1979. The original order of the collection as well as the original folder titles and folders were retained whenever possible. When the collection was received, a small percentage of the collection was in order due to the work Pete Gershon did with Bert Long through the CALL project while Ber Long was alive. The collection includes resumes and CV’s, autobiographical statements, and material...
The Park People Records
Dates: 1970-2009; Majority of material found within 1978-2005
Scope and Contents The Park People’s Records include standard organizational documents, including meeting minutes, personnel management, and financial records, plus city planning proposals and reports covering thirty years. Records include grant applications for federal and state programs. They also include details about local programs such as Treescape, a collaborative effort among Trees for Houston, Scenic Houston, and City of Houston in a program to provide incentives and enforcement of the Tree and Shrub...
Jose Quintero Papers
Scope and Contents The Jose Quintero Papers consist largely of materials related to Quintero's directing and teaching, supplemented by professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and other theater memorabilia. The papers are arranged in five series: Theater Papers, 1950-1996 (6 boxes), Correspondence, 1949-1999 (2 boxes), Works, (1 box), Career (1 box), and Posters.The papers arrived at University of Houston Special Collections directly from Jose Quintero and Nicholas Tsacrios. They were...
Stephen F. Austin High School Scottish Brigade Drill Team and Alumnae Association Records
Dates: 1937-2011; Majority of material found within 1937-1978
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records from the Scottish Brigade Alumnae association and the Scottish Brigade. The series included are: Scottish Brigade Alumnae Records; Scottish Brigade Alumnae Photographic and Video Material; Official Brigade Records; Scottish Brigade Performance Material; Scottish Brigade Photographic Material; Scottish Brigade Publicity Clippings; Stephen F. Austin Senior High School Yearbooks; and Scottish Brigade Memorabilia and Scrapbooks.The Alumnae records...
Texas Music Collection
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found within 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...
UH Women's Studies Program and Friends Collection
Dates: 1984-2011; Majority of material found in 1991-2011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative materials such as meeting invitations and agendas, minutes, financial reports, bylaws, and events sponsored by the Women's Studies department as well as newsletters published by the Women's Studies and Friends of Women's Studies and various ephemera and memorabilia. The bulk of the papers are dated between 1991 and 2011, but a few publications and clippings date to 1980s. The most recent papers include invitations to events organized by the Friends...
Voices Breaking Boundaries Records
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from Voices Breaking Boundaries’ (VBB) history and administration, planning documents, event materials, press clippings and audio-visual materials.In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival material. Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. Because not all of these materials are processed, these materials may require up to two weeks to access. Some...
UH Women's Association Records
Dates: 1962-2007; Majority of material found within 1962-1994
Scope and Contents The University of Houston Women's Association (UHWA) Records contain records of the organization from its founding in 1962 through 1994. The bulk of the materials date from the 1980s. Most of the UHWA papers consist of paper documents with a few photographs. The collection is arranged chronologically within each series, adhering as much as possible to the original order. However, the organizations of some items varied with the majority of the material, resulting in slight reordering....
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Administrative records 3
- Bylaws (administrative records) 3
- Invitations 3
- Memorabilia 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Newsletters 3
- Postcards 3
- Publications (documents) 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Agendas (administrative records) 2
- Art -- Texas -- Houston 2
- Audiovisual materials 2
- Brochures 2
- Fliers (printed matter) 2
- Land use -- Planning 2
- Nature conservation 2
- Advertisements 1
- African American artists 1
- Annual reports 1
- Articles 1
- Artists -- Texas -- Houston 1
- Awards 1
- Budgets 1
- Business records 1
- Calendars (documents) 1
- Deeds 1
- Drawings (visual works) 1
- Ephemera 1
- Interviews 1
- Leaflets (printed works) 1
- Legal documents 1
- Music -- History and criticism 1
- Musicians -- Texas 1
- Newspapers 1
- Nonprofit organizations -- Texas -- Houston 1
- Notes (documents) 1
- Ordinances, Municipal 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Parks 1
- Performing arts 1
- Popular music -- History and criticism 1
- Records (documents) 1
- Reports 1
- Rosters 1
- Scripts (documents) 1
- Theater 1
- Theater programs 1
- Theatrical producers and directors -- United States 1
- University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Visual Arts Collections 1
- Urban beautification 1
- Women in higher education 1
- Women philanthropists 1
- Yearbooks 1 ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- University of Houston 2
- Brown, Andrew, 1969- 1
- Citizens' Environmental Coalition 1
- Emmott, Sarah H. 1
- Farb, Carolyn 1