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Thomas Cole Desegregation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-005
Dates: 1963-2001
Scope and Contents Forms part of Houston History Archives Collection consisting of 19 boxes of very rich material: drafts of film scripts, topical files on significant segregation issues, film project proposals, VHS and Beta video tapes, correspondence related to fundraising, chapter drafts, publicity material, and a photocopy of Negro Politics and the Rise of the Civil Rights Movement in Houston, Texas (1968), a dissertation by Franklin Chandler Davidson currently available in the library’s general...

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...

Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-010
Dates: 1914-1964
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers are divided into 9 series and 10 boxes making up approximately 9 linear feet spanning the years 1914 to 1964. The papers include correspondence, press releases, news clippings, programs, bulletins, speeches, expense accounts, campaign lists, strategic plans and organizational materials.These materials document Mrs. Cunningham's heavy involvement in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, the Texas Equal Suffrage Association, other state suffrage...

Greater Houston Women's Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-006
Dates: 1989-2000
Scope and Contents The records of the Greater Houston Women's Foundation (GHWF) consist mainly of documents related to the organization, including financial and administrative records, membership records, newsletters, correspondence, and some oversize material such as promotional posters and placards. The material is arranged into eleven series: Administrative Records, Articles, Correspondence, Education, Ephemera, Financial Records, Invitations, Membership Records, Newsletters, Oversize Materials,...

Hispanic Women in Leadership Records

 Collection
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 Saengerbund Records

 Collection
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...