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Altrusa International Inc., Club of Houston Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-004
Dates: 1936-2009; Majority of material found within 1999-2009
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00097/hsc-00097.htmlThe collection is organized in 17 series and is housed in 6 boxes that document the organization and community volunteer programs of the Altrusa Club of Houston. The collection includes meeting minutes, financial records, and annual records. Concerning the club's yearly activities, there...

Auxiliary of the Center for Hearing and Speech Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-002
Dates: 1977-2015
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the establishment of the Auxiliary fundraising board of the Houston Center for Hearing and Speech, formerly known as the Houston School for Deaf Children. Press clippings, school newsletters, copies of speeches, and gala and meeting invitations are all included.

Professor Tom Battin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-001
Dates: 1936-1976
Scope and Contents The Battin Collection contains correspondence, articles, lecture notes, scrapbooks, photographs, scripts, and films. The materials date from 1936 to 1976, and comprise eleven manuscript boxes, one newspaper box and six films, five in reel cases. Because so many articles are one paragraph or less, they were placed with others in Mylar sheet protectors for preservation. The collection is divided into nine series based on the way it was received from the donors. The series are:...

Cruiser Houston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-001
Dates: 1917-2008; Majority of material found within 1929-1945
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials in a wide variety of formats that document the history of the USS Houston (CA-30) and her crew. A significant portion of the material dates from the period 1929 to 1945. There is also a large quantity of material that dates from the 1980s to the present.The materials have been divided into four major categories: Core Material is the material most frequently requested by researchers, and includes Photographs, Negatives and...

Frank Elijah Dudley Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 1956-001
Dates: 1954-1956
Scope and Contents

Holdings consist of two scrapbooks. Contain writings by Dudley, correspondence, maps, photographs, photostatic copies, mementos, and artifacts.

Claude Elliott Texana Collection

 Collection
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,...

Foley's Department Store Records

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Identifier: 2007-004
Dates: 1845-2006; Majority of material found within 1900-2005
Scope and Contents Foley's Department Store Records comprise 42 record cartons, 16 oversized boxes, 32 bound ledgers and real estate records that are open to the public. In addition, there are 32 scrapbooks that are too fragile for public viewing. Records begin with the first stockholders' meeting held in 1911, preserved in a bound journal. Each year (primary organizational series) of the collection is divided into sub-series including Finances, Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Publications, and...

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...

Houston Heights Woman's Club Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...

Betty C. Jukes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-008
Dates: 1918-2014; Majority of material found within 1967-2014
Scope and Contents This processed portion of this collection consists of 26 linear feet and is predominantly comprised of documents related to Betty Jukes’ nearly fifty years as an event planner, philanthropist, and volunteer in Houston. Organizations of note that Mrs. Jukes was involved with include the Houston Junior Woman’s Club, The Woman’s Club of Houston, the Charles A. Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Fund, and more. Spanning the years of 1967 through 2014, this collection also includes various...

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...

KUHT Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-006
Dates: 1950-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1990
Scope and Contents The KUHT Records includes correspondence, memoranda, publications, clippings, photographs, and related material dating from the 1950s through the 1990s. The bulk of the material dates from the mid-1960s to 1990s. Please contact the collection curator Emily Vinson (evinson@uh.edu) for further information. The series in the collection include: Discrepancy Files, Development and Production Files by Jim Fisher and Paul Yeager, Gulf Region Education Television Affiliates...

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...

Ruth Pennybacker Papers

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Identifier: 1969-044
Dates: 1934-1981
Scope and Contents

The Ruth Pennybacker Collection consists of the teaching aids she used in class, photocopies of plays, news clippings, and programs.The materials in the collection date from 1967 to 1981 with a bulk dating from the 1970s. Included in the collection is a scrapbook crafted in 1967 by her students, colleagues, and friends as a tribute to Ruth Pennybacker, as well as items relating to the Play Reader Groups, news clippings, correspondence, and plays used as part of the classroom curriculum.

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Sound recordings 2
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World War, 1939-1945 2
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Java Sea, Battle of the, Indonesia, 1942 1
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Sunda Strait, Battle of, Indonesia, 1942 1
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University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Visual Arts Collections 1
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Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
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