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Betty Trapp Chapman Papers

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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...

Jeanie Lambright Papers on They Also Served: Women’s Stories from the World War II Era

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Identifier: 2016-015
Dates: 1943-2004
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection includes content pertaining to the creation of the Lambright's book entitled, “They also served: Women’s Stories from the WWII Era.” Many materials correspond to the research, interviews, and related materials collected from 53 women interviewed in 2001-2002 who shared their memories of the WW II Era for the book. Other items include audio tapes, photographs, and the published book.

Lienhard Family Papers

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Identifier: 2017-046
Dates: 1847-2017
Scope and Contents The Lienhard Family Papers document the lives of four members of the Lienhard family: Johann Heinrich Lienhard I (1822-1903), John H. Lienhard III (1893-1979), James (Jim) Henderson Lienhard (1921-2018), and John H. Lienhard IV (1930-). The collection consists primarily of material from John H. Lienhard III’s service in World War I and James H. Lienhard’s service in World War II. Materials are arranged into series by family member. Johann Heinrich Lienhard I’s (1822-1903)...

William W. Sherrill Papers

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Identifier: 2018-012
Dates: 1920-2018; Majority of material found within 1960-2017
Scope and Contents

The William W. Sherrill Papers consist of awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, financial materials, books, and other materials relevant to Sherrill’s experiences as a Marine, student, entrepreneur, public servant, and teacher. Dating from 1945-2016, materials are arranged by function, including awards, autobiographical research materials, correspondence, events and appearances, newspaper clippings, photographs, Houstonians, and subject files.

Leonor Villegas de Magnón Papers

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Identifier: 2008-015
Dates: 1906-1982
Scope and Contents The papers of Leonor Villegas Magnón are organized into eight series: Correspondence, Biographical material, Publications/Manuscripts, Cruz Blanca documents, Texas and US history and politics, Women’s interests, Mexican history and politics, and Photographs. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and manuscript notes, personal biographical documents, and newspaper clippings. Of particular interest is information about La Cruz Blanca, La unión de progreso y caridad and her...

Andrea White Papers

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Identifier: 2011-010
Dates: 1993-2010; Majority of material found within 2004-2010
Scope and Contents

This collection includes speeches, written works, as well as DVDs and photo CDs that document civic and professional life of Andrea White, former First Lady of Houston, housed in one box and comprised of three series.