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M.L. Calk Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-008
Dates: 1861-1863
Scope and Contents

The M.L. Calk collection consists of eight letters that M.L. Calk wrote while he served with the 23rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Four of the letters are addressed to his mother, W.E. Calk, and four are addressed to his sister, Emma A. Calk. These handwritten letters, dating from December 9, 1861 through May 8, 1863, are accompanied by typed transcriptions. Several letters have additional writing in another hand.

Betty Trapp Chapman Papers

 Collection
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...

City of Houston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-060
Dates: 1891-1900
Scope and Contents The City of Houston Collection consists of official correspondence and documents relating to the City of Houston around the turn of the century. Most of the items relate to physical improvements, such as paving being made to the city by the City Engineer's Office. The documents date from 1881-1900. The collection comprises 1 manuscript box with 19 individual items. The collection is divided alphabetically according to the office of issue, and then filed chronologically. The...

Joseph S. Cullinan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-009
Dates: 1893-1939
Scope and Contents Aside from its obvious use as a significant source for those persons interested in the petroleum industry, this collection covers a wide range of other research topics.  Business and economic historians will be interested in the extensive financial records and correspondence of such companies as the Petroleum Iron Works Co., Producers Oil Co., the Texas Company, Farmer's Petroleum Co., and the American Republics Corporation.  The collection includes records of the land division of the...

Early Texas Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-001
Dates: 1790-1923
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating 10 smaller artificial collections into one larger artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. It chronicles the history of Texas, from the Spanish Colonial Era through the turn of the 20th century. The material has been arranged chronologically into eight series based on eras of Texas History: Spanish Colonial, Mexican Colonial, 1836, Republic, Mexican War, Early Statehood, Civil War, Reconstruction and Westward...

William W. Edgerton Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1955-001
Dates: 1862-1865
Scope and Contents The William W. Edgerton collection is composed of personal correspondence between Civil War private William Wilberforce Edgerton of the 107th New York Volunteers and his immediate family. Most of the letters are between William W. Edgerton and his mother, Dorothy Doud Edgerton. Additional correspondents include his brother, John Howard Edgerton, and his sisters, Martha Newton and Augusta Tenney. The correspondence is arranged chronologically. Following it are some battle diaries...

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,...

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

 Collection
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,...

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

 Collection
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...

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...

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...

W. D. Lowther Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-004
Dates: 1863-1864
Scope and Contents

The Lowther collection consists of 12 letters from Confederate soldier W. D. Lowther to his fiancee, Phronie or Fronie Autry, in Texas during the United States Civil War. Dated from June 1863 through May 1864, these handwritten letters are all accompanied by typed transcriptions, and a few folders contain handwritten transcripts as well.

Tatcho Mindiola Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-012
Dates: 1970-2015
Abstract

This collection documents the academic career, community service and advocacy, and local civil rights activist work of Tatcho Mindiola, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and former director of the Center for Mexican American Studies. Materials include correspondence, course planning materials, research data, program files, published and unpublished manuscripts, and a significant amount of published reference material.

General Winfield Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-003
Dates: 1831-1866
Scope and Contents

The 35 items in the Winfield Scott Papers document aspects of the life, military service, and political career of General Scott from 1831 to 1866. The items include letters, general orders, legislative ordinance, maps, sheet music, envelopes, several printed engravings, and a printed mezzotint. A letter addressed to Elisa Wyse from Lieutenant John Wyse, with whom General Scott corresponds, also is included.

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Correspondence 20
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Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- History -- 1846-1950 5
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Texas -- History -- To 1846 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
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Houston (Tex.) -- History 3
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Newspapers 3
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African Americans -- Segregation -- Texas -- Houston 2
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Historic buildings -- Texas 2
Houston (Tex.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th Century 2
Pamphlets 2
Postcards 2
Publications (document genre) 2
Scrapbooks 2
Texas -- History -- 1951 2
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects 2
Advertisements 1
African Americans -- Texas -- Houston -- Social Conditions -- 20th Century 1
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects 1
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 1
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Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 1
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Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 1
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Houston (Tex.) -- Politics and government 1
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Mexican Americans 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920 1
Middle class African Americans -- Texas -- Houston -- History -- 20th Century 1
Migration, Internal -- Texas -- Houston -- History -- 20th Century 1
Minutes 1
Music -- Texas -- History and Criticism 1
Musicians -- Texas 1
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Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas 1
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Popular music -- Texas -- History and Criticism 1
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Republic of Texas 1
Riverside Terrace (Houston, Tex.) -- History -- 20th Century 1
Science -- History -- Texas 1
Shadyside (Houston, Tex.) 1
Sheet music 1
Slavery 1
Speeches (documents) 1
Technology -- Texas -- History 1
Texas 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Whites -- Texas -- Houston -- Migrations -- 20th century 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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Language
English 20
Spanish; Castilian 2
 
Names
Fuermann, George, 1918-2001 2
Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) 1
Autry, James L. 1
Brown, Andrew, 1969- 1
Calk, M. L. 1