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Betty Trapp Chapman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-025
Dates: 2003-2009; Majority of material found within 2005-2007
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials, notes and correspondence related to the writing of The Rough Road to Justice: The Journey of Women Lawyers in Texas. The book was commissioned by the State Bar of Texas Committee for Women in the Profession in 2003 under the leadership of Ellen Elkins Grimes and funded in part by a grant from the State Bar Association as well as other donors. Materials are arranged by function, with each series referring to a type of document. Materials are...

Church Women United in Houston Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-001
Dates: 1911-2011; Majority of material found in 1989-2006
Scope and Contents The collection arrived at the archives in good order and in general the original order has been maintained. Although primarily concerned with Church Women United in Houston, the collection also contains material from the state and national levels. Information in the collection includes material on the history of the organization, business and financial records, materials from the three annual celebrations, and programs from area worship services. It also includes yearbooks, photographs, and...

Thomas Cole Desegregation Papers

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Identifier: 2007-005
Dates: 1963-2001
Scope and Contents Forms part of Houston History Archives Collection consisting of 19 boxes of very rich material: drafts of film scripts, topical files on significant segregation issues, film project proposals, VHS and Beta video tapes, correspondence related to fundraising, chapter drafts, publicity material, and a photocopy of Negro Politics and the Rise of the Civil Rights Movement in Houston, Texas (1968), a dissertation by Franklin Chandler Davidson currently available in the library’s general...

Kay B. Crooker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-016
Dates: 1951-1996; Majority of material found within 1987-1996
Scope and Contents Crooker’s papers include documents relating to zoning ordinances, city planning minutes, activities of subdivisions, news clippings on development issues, City Council speakers, and organizations such as Citizens for Zoning. Arrangement follows as closely as possible Crooker’s own organizational schema, with adaptations sufficient to facilitate the third-party exploration of the collection. Collection includes approximately 6 linear feet of materials. Materials cover the period from...

Joseph S. Cullinan Papers

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Identifier: 2006-009
Dates: 1893-1939
Scope and Contents Aside from its obvious use as a significant source for those persons interested in the petroleum industry, this collection covers a wide range of other research topics.  Business and economic historians will be interested in the extensive financial records and correspondence of such companies as the Petroleum Iron Works Co., Producers Oil Co., the Texas Company, Farmer's Petroleum Co., and the American Republics Corporation.  The collection includes records of the land division of the...

Jan de Hartog Papers

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Identifier: 1967-002
Dates: 1943-2005
Scope and Contents The Jan de Hartog Papers, 1943-2005, consist of manuscript material, correspondence, scrapbooks, photos and other material documenting the life and career of Jan de Hartog (1914-2002). The papers are divided into six series: (1) Works, (2) The Hospital Materials, (3) Career, (4) Personal, (5) Personal Correspondence, and (6) Photographs. The Works series contains manuscript material, including notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, play scripts, television...

Detering Family & Business Papers

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Identifier: 2014-009
Dates: 1871-1989
Scope and Contents

This collection contains deeds, abstracts of title, legal files, real estate sales records, and many other materials related to businesses and properties held by various members of the Detering family from 1871-1989. The collection has been divided into five series: Properties, Legal Files, Trust and Estate Papers, Business Papers, and Financial Papers. Folders within each series (or subseries) are arranged chronologically.

Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden Papers

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Identifier: 2016-049
Dates: 1901-2006
Scope and Contents The Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden family papers includes materials covering the personal and professional lives of the Houston-based couple. There are written works by Dixon, including the unpublished Bird Personalities which is illustrated by Snowden. The first series of the collection includes a large amount of correspondence of both Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden. Letters to them individually are in later series in the collection. The majority of the letters are addressed to Dixon. The...

DJ Screw Papers

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Identifier: 2010-023
Dates: 1975-2006; Majority of material found within 1994-2000
Scope and Contents Personal papers, photographs, creative material and technology, sound recordings, and promotional material comprise the DJ Screw Papers. DJ Screw’s activities as a DJ and mixtape creator are the focus of the papers, and materials documenting these activities include lists for his screw tapes, sound recordings, production materials, including recording equipment, business documents, and photographs. Most materials were donated by Robert Earl Davis, Sr. Additional donors include Nikki...

DJ Steve Fournier Papers

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Identifier: 2013-008
Dates: 1986-1994
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, photographs, publications, and memorabilia relating to Steve Fournier and his work as a DJ, Rap Pool of America founder, and hip hop promoter in Houston in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection is divided into five series: Rap Performer Contracts, Rap Pool of America Documents, Photographs, Memorabilia, and Publications. Of particular note is the Rap Performer Contracts series which contains performance contracts for several prominent rappers, including...

Early Texas Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-001
Dates: 1790-1923
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating 10 smaller artificial collections into one larger artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. It chronicles the history of Texas, from the Spanish Colonial Era through the turn of the 20th century. The material has been arranged chronologically into eight series based on eras of Texas History: Spanish Colonial, Mexican Colonial, 1836, Republic, Mexican War, Early Statehood, Civil War, Reconstruction and Westward...

Claude Elliott Texana Collection

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Identifier: 1974-001
Dates: 1798-1963
Scope and Contents This is an artificial and disparate collection of Texana, or materials relating to the history of Texas. In order for the collection to be useful to researchers, an artificial order was imposed by the processor. The collection is divided into seven series: Pre-Republic (to 1836); Republic (1836-1845); Annexation and Early Statehood (1845-1860); Civil War and Expansion (1861-1901); Modern Statehood (1901-1956); Claude Elliott Papers; and Governors Ferguson/Sterling Papers. Series, sub-series,...

Ewing Family Papers

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Identifier: 2008-020
Dates: 1877-2011; Majority of material found within 1911-1926
Scope and Contents

The Ewing Family Papers are housed in 6 boxes and organized into 5 series titled Mary Ellen Ewing, Gladys Ewing, Family Photographs, Presley K. Ewing, and Josie (Vesta) Ewing. This collection documents the feminist activities of Mary Ellen Ewing, Gladys Ewing’s social life, legal and familial concerns of Presley K. Ewing, and the writings and journeys of Josie (Vesta) Ewing.

Federation of Houston Professional Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-006
Dates: 1981-2000
Scope and Contents The papers of the Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW) consist primarily of meeting notices, agendas, and minutes; fliers for Federation or Federation-sponsored activities; financial reports; membership rosters; and photographs. The majority of the material falls between 1990 and 1997. The collection does, however, contain the minutes of the original meeting of the FHPW in 1981. Member organization rosters give researchers an impression of women's business and professional...

Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-010
Dates: 1914-1964
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers are divided into 9 series and 10 boxes making up approximately 9 linear feet spanning the years 1914 to 1964. The papers include correspondence, press releases, news clippings, programs, bulletins, speeches, expense accounts, campaign lists, strategic plans and organizational materials.These materials document Mrs. Cunningham's heavy involvement in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, the Texas Equal Suffrage Association, other state suffrage...

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University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Visual Arts Collections 9
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Rap musicians -- Texas -- Houston 7
Women artists -- Texas -- Houston 7
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Minutes (Records) 2
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Page proofs 2
Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas 2
Political Campaigns -- Texas 2
Politicians 2
Real property -- Texas -- Houston 2
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Texas -- History -- 1951 2
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DJ Screw, 1971-2000 3
University of Houston -- History 3
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944 2
Fuermann, George, 1918-2001 2
Galbreth, Michael, 1956- 2
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National Women's Conference 2
Randal, Marjorie 2
Screwed Up Click (Musical group) 2
University of Houston -- Faculty 2
University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections and Archives Department 2
Alonzo y Sus Rancheros 1
Alonzo, Frank 1
Alonzo, Ventura 1
Altrusa International 1
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 1
American G.I. Forum 1
Art Guys (Group) 1
Autry, James L. 1
Ben Taub General Hospital 1
Bernrieder, William A. 1
Beste, Peter 1
Brigid's Place (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown, Andrew, 1969- 1
Bryant, Sandi Seltzer 1
Casas, Fernando Rodriguez 1
Christ Church Cathedral (Houston, Tex.) 1
Church Women United in Houston 1
Cole, Thomas R., 1949- 1
Cullinan, J. S. (Joseph Stephen), 1860-1937 1
Cunningham, Minnie Fisher 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
Devin the Dude, 1969- 1
Dixon, Royal, 1885-1962 1
Elliott, Claude, 1896-1958 1
Ewing Family 1
Ewing, Gladys 1
Ewing, Josie Vesta 1
Ewing, Mary Ellen Williams, 1862-1919 1
Ewing, Presley Kittredge, 1860- 1
Federation of Houston Professional Women 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961 1
Fournier, Steve 1
Garza, Carlos "DJ Styles" 1
Greater Houston Women's Foundation 1
Gustavson, Lillian Patricia, 1928-2016 1
H.A.W.K. (Rapper) 1
Harris, Roberta 1
Haynes, Robert V. 1
Hazelwitch Productions 1
Hightower, Nikki Van, 1939- 1
Hill, Ray, 1940-2018 1
Hispanic Women in Leadership 1
Holley, Edward G. 1
Houston Abstract Company 1
Houston Counseling Association 1
Houston National Bank (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston Saengerbund 1
Houston Title Guaranty Company 1
Hughes, Howard Robard, 1869-1924 1
Jacobus, Robert 1
Jefferson Davis Hospital (Houston, Tex.) 1
Jones, C. Anson (Cromwell Anson), 1850- 1
Jones, Mary Smith, 1819-1907 1
League of United Latin American Citizens 1
Lee, Norma 1
Long, Bert L. 1
Lopez, Mary F. 1
Magnolia Petroleum Company 1
Massing, Jack, 1959- 1
Mease, Quentin R., 1908-2009 1
Moody Gallery (Houston, Tex.) 1
Moores School of Music 1
Mydolls (Punk rock group) 1
National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
New Music America (Festival) 1
Odd Squad (Musical group) 1
Perry, Marcella 1
Port of Houston Authority 1
Randolph, Lynn, 1938- 1
River Oaks Blossom Club 1
River Oaks Business Women's Exchange Club 1
Robinson Galleries (Houston, Tex.) 1
Robinson, Thomas V. 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Samplified Digital Recording Studios (Houston, Tex.) 1
Scenic America (Organization) 1
Scenic Houston 1
Scenic Texas, Inc. 1
Schwartz, Jon, 1948- 1
Snowden, Chester, 1900-1984 1
Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists 1
Society of the Sigma Xi 1
Sondock, Ruby K. 1
South Park Coalition 1
Southern Abstract and Title Company 1
Stearns, Eldrewey 1
Sterling, Ross S., 1875-1949 1
Stewart Title Company 1
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 1
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