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Bayou Preservation Association Records
Scope and Contents The Bayou Preservation Association maintains files on its activities from its beginnings in the 1960s. Materials on the history of Buffalo Bayou date back to the 1920s, so the collection is dated from that period. Most of the materials collected for the archives were housed in the BPA offices, but those papers included contributions from Terry Hershey, Frank Smith, George Mitchell, and Fred Lazure, as well as others. Overall, the papers represent a broad overview of BPA’s activities, but...
Hana Ginzbarg Papers
Dates: 1962-1991; Majority of material found within 1970-1985
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection represent Hana Ginzbarg’s working files for Armand Bayou. To make the files accessible to the public, they were organized into three series. Series 1 includes materials related to Ginzbarg’s initial campaign to prevent development in the Armand Bayou area. Papers in Series 2 cover the subsequent efforts to preserve Armand Bayou as a nature education center and protect the area from proposed encroachments. Papers in Series 3 include maps and oversized...
Terry Tarlton Hershey Papers
Scope and Contents This partial collection includes some biographical materials on Terry Hershey, background information on groups who have solicited or received philanthropic support from Hershey or the Hershey Foundation, and available materials on the local groups Hershey supported as a founder, board member, or supporter. A second portion of the Hershey collections includes her collected materials on state and national organizations to which she belonged or served on boards.Additional partial...
Houston Area NOW and Other Feminist Activities Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the files maintained by the members of the Houston Area (National Organization for Women) NOW. Not all of the files pertain specifically to Houston NOW activities and organizations because several of the members were active in other NOW affiliated organizations. The collection is organized into 11 series: Houston area NOW; Texas NOW organization(s) ; Other state, regional and/or local NOW organizations; National NOW; NOW task forces and committees; NOW social...
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...
Texas Society of Professional Engineers Houston Auxiliary Records
Dates: 1959-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
Scope and Contents
This collection contains items created between 1959 and 2013 related to the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and their Auxiliary, with a concentration on the Houston branch. The materials are broken up into series and organized chronologically within those series, with particular attention given to the original organization of the materials. There are meeting minutes, president’s records, relevant publications, and other miscellanea.
- Correspondence 5
- Brochures 3
- Financial records 3
- Land use -- Planning 3
- Newsletters 3
- Maps (documents) 2
- Nature conservation 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Agendas (administrative records) 1
- Bylaws (administrative records) 1
- Clippings (information artifacts) 1
- Ephemera 1
- Feminism -- United States 1
- Floodplain management 1
- Leaflets (printed works) 1
- Photographs 1
- Programs (documents) 1
- Reports 1
- Rivers 1
- Sustainable development 1
- Urban beautification 1
- Videotapes 1
- Water quality 1
- Wilderness areas 1
- Women's rights -- Texas -- Houston 1 ∧ less
- Bayou Preservation Association 1
- National Women's Conference 1
- Randal, Marjorie 1