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Houston Area NOW and Other Feminist Activities Collection

 Collection
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 Area Women's Center Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-005-b
Dates: 1977-2001; Majority of material found within 1985-1995
Scope and Contents The Houston Area Women’s Center Photographs contain both color and black and white photographs of various sizes, proof sheets, negatives, slides, and some correspondence. Items date from 1978 to 2001 with most of the material dating from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s. The bulk of the collection chronicles the varied activities of the organization, including staff activities such as work, picnics and parties, fundraisers, demonstrations, conferences, seminars and programs. Included in the...

Houston Gorilla Girls Records

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Identifier: 2010-006
Dates: 1985-2000; Majority of material found within 1988-1997
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records, written works, collected writings, and photographs that document the development of the Houston Gorilla Girls, an anonymnous women’s art collective that protested sexism and racism in the art world from the 1987 to the late nineties. There are nine series, spanning from 1985 to 2000 which are entitled as follows: Correspondence; Organizational Documents and Photographs; Propaganda; Diverse Works Installation: Another Dead Horse; Rice University...

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

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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

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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...

H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-021
Dates: 1970-1976
Scope and Contents The H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection contains information ranging from 1970-1976. Consisting of a single box, this collection includes: employee handbooks and insurance information, awards and certificates, presentations and training materials, an assortment of publications about Schlumberger, and personal and employee correspondence. The publications have been cataloged, and can be located in the UH Library...

Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-005
Dates: 1926-2000; Majority of material found within 1950-2000
Scope and Contents The Burdette Keeland Papers cover the period 1926 to 2000 and are comprised of his architectural drawings, business and personal files, memorabilia, photographic prints, and negatives, as well as materials from his teaching career. The collection occupies 25 linear feet of shelves and 15 drawers of flat files. It is stored in 40 boxes, 112 oversize folders, and 5 tubes for rolled material. It also includes one oversized construction sign and one piece of framed artwork.The...

George Kirksey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-002
Dates: 1910-1971
Scope and Contents The George Kirksey Papers contain clippings, manuscripts, some correspondence, scrapbooks, and numerous photographs. Materials are dated between 1910 and 1971. The collection comprises 18 manuscript boxes and has 3,363 items. The collection is divided into several series, based on a particular function of Kirksey's life or by form (photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items). The collection arrived at the University of Houston Special Collections unorganized for the most...

Komen Foundation, Houston Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-009
Dates: 1992-2012; Majority of material found within 1997-2008
Scope and Contents The processed Komen Foundation, Houston Records are housed in 35 boxes. The materials are arranged chronologically in ongoing yearly series with the following recurring subseries: Administrative Documents, Organizational Documents, Roster, Scholarships and Grants, Informational Material, Newsletters, Sponsors, Events, Race for Cure, Clippings and Correspondence, etc. Most notably, this collection documents organizational events and fundraising efforts from 1998 to 2012.In...

Norma Lee Feminist Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-006
Dates: 1975-1979
Scope and Contents

This small collection is housed in 1 box and consists of one series that documents Norma Lee's correspondence concerning activist and feminist activities in the mid to late 1970s. Most notably, the collection contains correspondence from well-known political figures such as Rep. Barbara Jordan. Additionally, you can find correspondence regarding high profile issues and events such the Equal Rights Amendment and the International Women's Year (IWY) National Women's Conference, 1977.

Leon Hale Papers

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Identifier: 2001-004
Dates: 1923-2002
Scope and Contents

This set of papers documents Leon Hale's long and prolific writing career that began in 1946. It is divided into ten major categories with the bulk of the material being comprised of Mr. Hale's book projects, daily columns, letters from readers, and miscellaneous articles. The materials are housed in sixteen boxes, including fourteen record cartons and two oversized boxes. Each of the categories is prefaced by a detailed description.

Bert L. Long, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-016
Dates: 1940-2013
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...

Maxine Mesinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-002
Dates: 1965-2001
Scope and Contents

Clippings spanning the run of Messinger's "Big City Beat" column make up the bulk of this collection. The collection contains photographs documenting Mesinger's social life, friends and family, a small amount of correspondence from family and friends, and two audiotapes.

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Ben Taub General Hospital 1
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Christ Church Cathedral (Houston, Tex.) 1
Cole, Thomas R., 1949- 1
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.) 1
Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston, Tex.) 1
Cullinan, J. S. (Joseph Stephen), 1860-1937 1
Cunningham, Minnie Fisher 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
Ewing Family 1
Ewing, Gladys 1
Ewing, Josie Vesta 1
Ewing, Mary Ellen Williams, 1862-1919 1
Ewing, Presley Kittredge, 1860- 1
Flaxman, Thomas 1
Galbreth, Michael, 1956- 1
Griffiths, Bessie Alva, 1896- 1
Hale, Leon 1
Hightower, Nikki Van, 1939- 1
Hispanic Women in Leadership 1
Hofheinz, Roy, 1912-1982 1
Houston Astros (Baseball team) 1
Houston Colt 45's (Baseball team) 1
Houston National Bank (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston Saengerbund 1
Houston Symphony Orchestra 1
Houston Symphony Society 1
Hughes, Howard Robard, 1869-1924 1
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Kaplan, H. David 1
Keeland, Burdette 1
Kirksey, George Turner, 1904-1971 1
Lee, Norma 1
Long, Bert L. 1
Magnolia Petroleum Company 1
Mease, Quentin R., 1908-2009 1
Mindiola, Tatcho 1
Mydolls (Punk rock group) 1
National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
New Music America (Festival) 1
Perry, Marcella 1
Port of Houston Authority 1
Randolph, Lynn, 1938- 1
Rice University 1
River Oaks Business Women's Exchange Club 1
Romansky, Alvin 1
Schlumberger Well Services 1
Schwartz, Jon, 1948- 1
Stearns, Eldrewey 1
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 1
Texas Company 1
Texas Equal Suffrage Association 1
Texas. Legislature 1
United States. Congress. House 1
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University of Houston. Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design 1
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Women in the Visual and Literary Arts 1
Women's Caucus for Art. Houston Chapter 1
Women's Fund for Health Education and Research 1
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