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Houston Heights Abstracts of Title

Identifier: 2007-018
Dates: 1924-1941
Scope and Contents

Houston Heights is situated northwest of downtown Houston, Texas. This Collection contains records from the Houston Abstract Company, the Houston Title Guaranty Company, the Stewart Title Company, and the Southern Abstract and Title Company. This collection consists of 10 abstracts of title and deed for the property in the Heights district, in the city of Houston and Harris County, filed from 1896 to 1941.

Houston Municipal Wharves Photographs

Identifier: 2007-011
Dates: 1916-1917
Scope and Contents

The Houston Municipal Wharves Photographs Collection contains photographs of Houston Ship Channel construction during the years 1916-1917. The photographs are labeled Horton & Horton Contractors.

Houston Ship Channel 50th Anniversary Collection

Identifier: 1982-001
Dates: 1926-1964
Scope and Contents There are 66 items in the collection, dating from 1926-1964. Included is a typed manuscript history of the Port of Houston and Buffalo Bayou, as well as a typed version of the ordinance establishing the Port of Houston in 1841. In addition are 40 photographic prints. The photographs include shots of an exhibit highlighting the history of the Port of Houston, as well as photographs from the fiftieth anniversary of the Port of Houston, taken on November 10, 1964. The anniversary...

Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes

Identifier: 2019-012
Dates: 2007-2013
Scope and Contents

The Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes collection consists of 12 legal pads of notes used for research for his book Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century. The notebooks are arranged by Jacobus's original numbering system and primarily contain notes from interviews with notable figures in UH sports conducted between 2007 and 2013.

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

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

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

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...

Mary F. Lopez Papers

Identifier: 2014-006
Dates: 1942-2014; Majority of material found within 2000-2008
Scope and Contents The collection is approximately .5 linear feet and consists primarily of documents, correspondence, organization records, photographs and clippings. A significant part of the collection is comprised of photocopies.Organized into two series, Series I, Jose R. Lopez Papers, and Series II, Mary F. Lopez Papers, the collection includes materials related to Ms. Mary F. Lopez life as a homemaker, wife, activist, and her career.Documents related to Mr. Jose R. Lopez’s time...

W. D. Lowther Civil War Letters

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.

Samuel Milner U.S.S. Houston (CA-30) and 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery Papers

Identifier: 2000-003
Dates: 1931-1992
Scope and Contents The Samuel Milner Papers primarily contain research materials that Milner gathered for his uncompleted book project on the USS Houston (CA-30) and members of the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery of the Texas National Guard. Some materials may not have been returned to research subjects prior to Milner's death. For inquiries about these items, please contact Special Collections. The most notable materials in the collection are the interviews that Milner did in the 1950s with...

Tatcho Mindiola Papers

Identifier: 2015-012
Dates: 1970-2015

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.

H. E. Nelson Naval Uniforms and Photograph

Identifier: 1998-017
Dates: 1918-1998
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two naval uniforms and a panoramic photograph.

Russian Revolution Glass Lantern Slides Collection

Identifier: 2009-027
Dates: 1920-1939
Scope and Contents

This collection includes slides of life in Eastern Europe and Soviet Russia during the late 1920’s to the early 1930’s. There are also examples of artwork, monuments, and the palaces of the wealthy.

Fritz Rutz Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-024
Dates: 1910s-1920s
Content Description

7 photo albums and loose photographs with some biographical material documenting the life and career of Swiss merchant Fritz Lutz with Volkart Trading Company in India, circa 1910s-1920s.

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