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Kay B. Crooker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-016
Dates: 1951-1996; Majority of material found within 1987-1996
Scope and Contents Crooker’s papers include documents relating to zoning ordinances, city planning minutes, activities of subdivisions, news clippings on development issues, City Council speakers, and organizations such as Citizens for Zoning. Arrangement follows as closely as possible Crooker’s own organizational schema, with adaptations sufficient to facilitate the third-party exploration of the collection. Collection includes approximately 6 linear feet of materials. Materials cover the period from...

Joseph S. Cullinan Papers

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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...

Jan de Hartog Papers

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Identifier: 1967-002
Dates: 1943-2005
Scope and Contents The Jan de Hartog Papers, 1943-2005, consist of manuscript material, correspondence, scrapbooks, photos and other material documenting the life and career of Jan de Hartog (1914-2002). The papers are divided into six series: (1) Works, (2) The Hospital Materials, (3) Career, (4) Personal, (5) Personal Correspondence, and (6) Photographs. The Works series contains manuscript material, including notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, play scripts, television...

Detering Family & Business Papers

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Identifier: 2014-009
Dates: 1871-1989
Scope and Contents

This collection contains deeds, abstracts of title, legal files, real estate sales records, and many other materials related to businesses and properties held by various members of the Detering family from 1871-1989. The collection has been divided into five series: Properties, Legal Files, Trust and Estate Papers, Business Papers, and Financial Papers. Folders within each series (or subseries) are arranged chronologically.

Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden Papers

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Identifier: 2016-049
Dates: 1901-2006
Scope and Contents The Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden family papers includes materials covering the personal and professional lives of the Houston-based couple. There are written works by Dixon, including the unpublished Bird Personalities which is illustrated by Snowden. The first series of the collection includes a large amount of correspondence of both Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden. Letters to them individually are in later series in the collection. The majority of the letters are addressed to Dixon. The...

DJ Screw Collection

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Identifier: 2010-023
Dates: 1975-2006; Majority of material found within 1994-2000
Scope and Contents Personal papers, photographs, creative material and technology, sound recordings, and promotional material comprise the DJ Screw Collection. DJ Screw’s activities as a DJ and mixtape creator are the focus, and materials documenting these activities include lists for his screw tapes, sound recordings, production materials, including recording equipment, business documents, and photographs. Materials were donated by Robert Earl Davis, Sr. except where otherwise noted.This...

DJ Steve Fournier Papers

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Identifier: 2013-008
Dates: 1986-1994
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, photographs, publications, and memorabilia relating to Steve Fournier and his work as a DJ, Rap Pool of America founder, and hip hop promoter in Houston in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection is divided into five series: Rap Performer Contracts, Rap Pool of America Documents, Photographs, Memorabilia, and Publications. Of particular note is the Rap Performer Contracts series which contains performance contracts for several prominent rappers, including...

Margaret Webb Dreyer papers

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Identifier: AAA 7077
Dates: ca. 1948-1979
Scope and Contents

Biographical information; correspondence; printed materials including clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, articles in the HOUSTON REVIEW by Martin Dreyer, "The Way We Were: Houston's Culture in the 1940's" and "Portrait of a Houston Artist: An Interview with Margaret Webb Dreyer"; Dreyer Galleries file, 1962-1975; and personal photographs.

Ewing Family Papers

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Identifier: 2008-020
Dates: 1877-2011; Majority of material found within 1911-1926
Scope and Contents

The Ewing Family Papers are housed in 6 boxes and organized into 5 series titled Mary Ellen Ewing, Gladys Ewing, Family Photographs, Presley K. Ewing, and Josie (Vesta) Ewing. This collection documents the feminist activities of Mary Ellen Ewing, Gladys Ewing’s social life, legal and familial concerns of Presley K. Ewing, and the writings and journeys of Josie (Vesta) Ewing.

Federation of Houston Professional Women Records

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Identifier: 1998-006
Dates: 1981-2000
Scope and Contents The papers of the Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW) consist primarily of meeting notices, agendas, and minutes; fliers for Federation or Federation-sponsored activities; financial reports; membership rosters; and photographs. The majority of the material falls between 1990 and 1997. The collection does, however, contain the minutes of the original meeting of the FHPW in 1981. Member organization rosters give researchers an impression of women's business and professional...

Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers

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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...

Carlos "DJ Styles" Garza Papers

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Identifier: 2013-009
Dates: 1985-2011
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal records, fliers, posters, photographs, business records, audiocassettes, and memorabilia belonging to Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza, and relating to his work as a b-boy, DJ, and hip-hop music producer in Houston from the mid-1980s to 2011. This collection is divided into six series: Personal Papers, Business Records, Promotional Materials, Publications, Memorabilia, and Audiocassettes. Items within each series are arranged chronologically wherever dates are...

Pat Gustavson and Mignon Weisinger Papers

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Identifier: 2017-025
Dates: 1940s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note

The personal papers of life partners Pat Gustavson, an architect and pediatric hematologist, and Mignon Weisinger, an artist, in Houston and Galveston. The papers document their life partnership, early and family lives, education, careers, and community.

[The Gustavson and Weisinger papers are being processed but are available for research. Please contact curator Joyce Gabiola at jegabiola@uh.edu with questions.]

Roberta Harris Papers

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Identifier: 2021-003
Dates: approximately 1985-2020
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Roberta Harris document the career of the Houston artist and instructor. Materials include sketchbooks, correspondence, photographs, exhibition documentation, clippings and other media.

The Roberta Harris papers are currently unprocessed but may be accessible for research. With questions or to request access contact curator Christian Kelleher at cdkelleh@central.uh.edu.

HAWK Papers

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Identifier: 2010-024
Dates: 1998-2006
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials pertaining to the life and rap career of John Edward Hawkins, or HAWK. Digital files comprise the bulk of the collection and mostly include digital photographs of HAWK and his associates at hip hop related events. The digital files also include personal family photographs of HAWK’s wedding and funeral, as well as scans of newspaper clippings pertaining to his death. All digital files were scanned from originals owned by HAWK’s family. The...

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Art Museum of South Texas 1
Autry, James L. 1
Ben Taub General Hospital 1
Bernrieder, William A. 1
Beste, Peter 1
Bott, H. J., 1933- 1
Bott, Margaret Deats 1
Brigid's Place (Houston, Tex.) 1
Bryant, Sandi Seltzer 1
Casas, Fernando Rodriguez 1
Christ Church Cathedral (Houston, Tex.) 1
Church Women United in Houston 1
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
Devin the Dude, 1969- 1
Dixon, Royal, 1885-1962 1
Dreyer, Margaret Webb, 1911-1976 1
Ewing Family 1
Ewing, Gladys 1
Ewing, Josie Vesta 1
Ewing, Mary Ellen Williams, 1862-1919 1
Ewing, Presley Kittredge, 1860- 1
Federation of Houston Professional Women 1
Fournier, Steve 1
Garza, Carlos "DJ Styles" 1
Gustavson, Lillian Patricia, 1928-2016 1
H.A.W.K. (Rapper) 1
Harris, Roberta 1
Haynes, Robert V. 1
Hazelwitch Productions 1
Hightower, Nikki Van, 1939- 1
Hispanic Women in Leadership 1
Hood, Dorothy, 1918-2000 1
Houston Abstract Company 1
Houston Counseling Association 1
Houston National Bank (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston Saengerbund 1
Houston Title Guaranty Company 1
Hughes, Howard Robard, 1869-1924 1
Jacobus, Robert 1
Jefferson Davis Hospital (Houston, Tex.) 1
Johnson, Lucas, 1940-2002 1
Johnson, Patricia Covo 1
Lee, Norma 1
Long, Bert L. 1
Lopez, Mary F. 1
Magnolia Petroleum Company 1
Massing, Jack, 1959- 1
Mease, Quentin R., 1908-2009 1
Moody Gallery (Houston, Tex.) 1
Moores School of Music 1
Mydolls (Punk rock group) 1
National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
New Music America (Festival) 1
Odd Squad (Musical group) 1
Perry, Marcella 1
Port of Houston Authority 1
Randolph, Lynn, 1938- 1
Rice University 1
River Oaks Business Women's Exchange Club 1
Robinson Galleries (Houston, Tex.) 1
Robinson, Thomas V. 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Samplified Digital Recording Studios (Houston, Tex.) 1
Sarwar, Sehba 1
Scenic America (Organization) 1
Scenic Houston 1
Scenic Texas, Inc. 1
Schwartz, Jon, 1948- 1
Snowden, Chester, 1900-1984 1
Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists 1
South Park Coalition 1
Southern Abstract and Title Company 1
Stearns, Eldrewey 1
Stewart Title Company 1
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 1
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Texas Equal Suffrage Association 1
Texas Music Festival 1
Texas Music Festival. Orchestra 1
Texas. Legislature 1
Thomas V. Robinson Gallery 1
University of Houston -- Alumni and alumnae 1
University of Houston. Department of History 1
University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Houston Hip Hop Collections 1
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