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Hana Ginzbarg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-014
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...

Harris County Women's Political Caucus Records

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Identifier: 2011-001
Dates: 1972-1983
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one box and includes newsletters and correspondence from the Harris County Women’s Political Caucus and the Texas and National Women’s Political Caucuses, brochures, convention related documents and histories and bylaws of the organizations. It also includes a few issues of the Women’s Political Times, a publication of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Materials are arranged regionally, and then by topic within each regional series.

Joseph M. Heiser, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 2007-024
Dates: 1866-1989
Scope and Contents Forms part of the Houston History Archives.Most of the Joseph M. Heiser Jr. collection contains papers and very delicate carbon correspondence copies. The Joseph M. Heiser, Jr. Papers is a collection that is comprised of the individual’s obituaries, carbon copy publications, writings, publications, membership acceptance letters, organization donations [philanthropy], will and estates information, correspondence, outdoor nature club correspondence, outdoor nature club publications...

Terry Tarlton Hershey Papers

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Identifier: 2005-005
Dates: 1962-2012
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...

Lucian T. Hood, A.I.A. Architectural Papers

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Identifier: 2007-007
Dates: 1951-2006
Scope and Contents The Lucian T. Hood, A.I.A. Architectural Collection is comprised of architectural drawings as well as business files from the Lucian Hood, Inc. residential design firm. The collection contains Hood’s architectural drawings from the 1950s to 2006. The collection is not complete; records for many of the early projects have been lost or destroyed.In 1992, William Carl acquired the Lucian T. Hood architectural firm to modify and re-design existing plans for clients. The firm built...

Houston Area NOW and Other Feminist Activities Collection

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Identifier: 2002-003
Dates: 1970-1996
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...

Houston Heights Woman's Club Records

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Identifier: 2006-006
Dates: 1900-2004
Scope and Contents The records of the Houston Heights Woman’s Club consist of awards, certificates and citations acknowledging the positive efforts and contributions to the community made by the members, yearbooks detailing the year’s events and providing membership lists, photo albums showcasing the numerous activities the club’s members have taken part in over the course of the years, and administrative materials, including meeting minutes and audit reports among other documentation. All materials date from...

Houston National Bank Records

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Identifier: 1969-075
Dates: 1889-1964; Majority of material found in 1930-1955
Scope and Contents This collection includes administrative files from the Houston National Bank, as well as scrapbooks of prominent individuals associated with the bank. The administrative files primarily pertain to the bank's 75th anniversary, celebrated in 1951. These files include correspondence, promotional material, photographs, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings. The administrative files also include publicity files and materials documenting organizations and conventions associated with the...

Houston Saengerbund Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-001
Dates: 1874-2013
Scope and Contents This collection contains event programs, letters, songbooks, newsletters, ledgers, treasury reports, legal case files, and many other materials relating to the activities and administration of the Houston Saengerbund from the years 1874 to 2013. The collection is divided into eight series: Events, Administrative Records, Board of Directors and Committees, Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Songbooks, and Publications. Many of the records from the 1950s and earlier are in...

Houston Women's Caucus for Art Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-001
Dates: 1972-2004; Majority of material found in 1985-2000
Scope and Contents The papers for the Houston Women's Caucus for Art (HWCA) span from its founding in 1978 to 2004. Some items, however, pre-date this period. The largest portion of the records is devoted to photos and to art exhibitions sponsored by the Caucus. The next largest portion includes newsletters, grant applications and fundraising, financial records, and conferences. The remainder of the collection is devoted to information pertaining to the business of the Caucus, membership, and the visual arts...

Mexico Documents Collection

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Identifier: 1969-027
Dates: 1570-1913; Majority of material found within 1821-1869
Scope and Contents The Mexico Documents Collection is a result of combining several smaller artificial collections into one in order to improve organization and facilitate access. The collection chronicles the history of Mexico from Spanish rule to the Mexican Revolution. The material has been arranged chronologically into four series: the Colonial Period to Mexican Independence to the Mexican-American War, the Mexican-American War to the Mexican Revolution, and documents with unknown dates. The bulk of the...

Moreno Family Houston Experience Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-012
Dates: 1972-2006; Majority of material found within 1972-1976
Scope and Contents

This collection contains meeting minutes, treasury reports, correspondence, and documents related to the meetings of the Political Association of Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASSO).

This collection also contains documents about the organization of the Conferencia de Mujeres por la Raza. Lastly, this collection contains some typewritten copies of biographies of famous individuals. Materials are arranged chronologically.

Professor Patrick J. Nicholson Papers

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Identifier: 1982-004
Dates: 1933-1979
Scope and Contents The Dr. Patrick J. Nicholson Papers include correspondence, brochures, reports, and newspaper articles concerning many university-related topics and a small amount of personal material. Some folders contain a variety of materials relating to that particular folder topic. Materials in the collection date from 1933 to 1979, with the majority dating from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. The collection is divided into four series: Correspondence, University of Houston, Personal, and...

Paddock Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Council Records

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Identifier: 2006-014
Dates: 1914-1989; Majority of material found within 1983-1988
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two series: Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Council and Ephemera. The first series contains organizational materials for the GHCVC and is broken into ten sub-series. The second series contains materials related to the city of Houston and the state of Texas and is divided into six sub-series.

The Park People Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-004
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...

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Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
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American Association of University Professors. University of Houston Chapter 1
Bayou Preservation Association 1
Brigid's Place (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown, Andrew, 1969- 1
Christ Church Cathedral (Houston, Tex.) 1
Citizens' Environmental Coalition 1
Conferencia de Mujeres por la Raza 1
Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System 1
Emmott, Sarah H. 1
Farb, Carolyn 1
Ginzbarg, Hana 1
Heiser, Joseph Mathew, Jr., 1897-1987 1
Hershey, Terese Tarlton 1
Houston National Bank (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston Saengerbund 1
Lowry, W. McNeil (Wilson McNeil), 1913- 1
Moreno family 1
National Women's Conference 1
Nicholson, Patrick James, 1921- 1
Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations 1
Randal, Marjorie 1
Society of the Sigma Xi 1
Stead, Bette Ann, 1935- 1
Stewart, Josephine Harris 1
Swenson, Loyd S. 1
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 1
Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association 1
UH Petroleum Institute 1
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University of Houston. Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design 1
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University of Houston. Veterans Village 1
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Vance, Nina, 1914-1980 1
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