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George Fuermann Professional Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-001a
Dates: 1951-2001
Scope and Contents The George Fuermann Professional Papers consist of Mr. Fuermann's correspondence, typescripts, and other professional papers ranging in date from 1952 to 2001. The collection includes biographical information, professional correspondence, information about Fuermann's Texas and Houston historical collection, typescripts of Fuermann articles and books, dust jackets, and pictorial proofs, as well as notes for a planned but unpublished volume, "This is Houston." Of particular interest is a...

George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection

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Identifier: 1970-001
Dates: 1836-1988
Scope and Contents George Fuermann, 1918-2001, collected several types of materials relating to Houston and Texas history, including clippings and other printed materials; legal, financial, and government documents; photographs and negatives; historic maps; works of art; artifacts; and research files. The items in the collection range in date from 1836 to 1988. The collection is arranged in eight series: Printed Materials, Documents, Photographic Material, Creative Works, Maps, Works of Art,...

Hispanic Women in Leadership Records

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Identifier: 1999-007
Dates: 1977-2000; Majority of material found within 1987-2000
Scope and Contents The Hispanic Women in Leadership collection contains information about the group's conferences, meetings, organization, and programs. The conferences series is the largest, as the annual conference is the main activity of Hispanic Women. The group organized their papers in three-ring binders, but in order to facilitate access to the collection, the material has for the most part been re-arranged chronologically in broad series such as administrative, correspondence, and conferences, and then...

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 Area Women's Center Photographs

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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 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...

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

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Identifier: 1970-003
Dates: 1858-1900
Scope and Contents This collection contains 203 items and includes items dated from 1858 to 1900. The bulk of the items are dated between 1869 and 1881. The collection consists for the most part of correspondence, with some legal documents and tax papers. In addition to Mary Jones' letters, there is correspondence from Sallie (Jones) Ashe, her husband R. G. Ashe, Henry Cowing, Anson Jones, Cromwell Anson Jones, Joseph E. Field, and J. J. McMillan. The collection has been arranged in two...

Komen Foundation, Houston Records

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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

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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.

Bert L. Long, Jr. Papers

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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...

Mydolls Records

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Identifier: 2019-008
Dates: 1978-2018
Scope and Contents The Mydolls Records contain approximately 3.5 linear feet of archival records that document the career of the women-led group and reveal its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archival collection preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the...

New Music America Collection

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Identifier: 2018-036
Dates: 1979-1990
Scope and Contents The materials in the collection document New Music America (NMA) festivals, which got their start as "New Music New York" in 1979, and were produced afterward annually by the New Music Alliance in cities across North America from 1980 to 1990. A bulk of the materials document the 1986 NMA in Houston. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, such as professional correspondence, meeting agendas, or mailing lists. Secondary records include catalogs, programs, and press related...

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Ben Taub General Hospital 1
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Brown, Andrew, 1969- 1
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Cole, Thomas R., 1949- 1
Cullinan, J. S. (Joseph Stephen), 1860-1937 1
Cunningham, Minnie Fisher 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
Elliott, Claude, 1896-1958 1
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Ewing, Gladys 1
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Ewing, Mary Ellen Williams, 1862-1919 1
Ewing, Presley Kittredge, 1860- 1
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961 1
Galbreth, Michael, 1956- 1
Hightower, Nikki Van, 1939- 1
Hispanic Women in Leadership 1
Houston National Bank (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston Saengerbund 1
Hughes, Howard Robard, 1869-1924 1
Jefferson Davis Hospital (Houston, Tex.) 1
Jones, C. Anson (Cromwell Anson), 1850- 1
Jones, Mary Smith, 1819-1907 1
Lee, Norma 1
Long, Bert L. 1
Magnolia Petroleum Company 1
Mease, Quentin R., 1908-2009 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
Sarwar, Sehba 1
Schwartz, Jon, 1948- 1
Society of the Sigma Xi 1
Sondock, Ruby K. 1
Stearns, Eldrewey 1
Sterling, Ross S., 1875-1949 1
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 1
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Texas Equal Suffrage Association 1
Texas. Legislature 1
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University of Houston. Law Center -- Alumni and alumnae 1
University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections and Archives Department 1
University of Houston. School of Theatre and Dance 1
Voices Breaking Boundaries (Organization) 1
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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