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Houston Ship Channel 50th Anniversary Collection

 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...

H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection

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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...

Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers

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Identifier: 2002-005
Dates: 1926-2000; Majority of material found within 1950-2000
Scope and Contents The Burdette Keeland Papers cover the period 1926 to 2000 and are comprised of his architectural drawings, business and personal files, memorabilia, photographic prints, and negatives, as well as materials from his teaching career. The collection occupies 25 linear feet of shelves and 15 drawers of flat files. It is stored in 40 boxes, 112 oversize folders, and 5 tubes for rolled material. It also includes one oversized construction sign and one piece of framed artwork.The...

Keep Houston Beautiful Records

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Identifier: 2012-007
Dates: 1977-2012; Majority of material found within 2000-2008
Scope and Contents This collection includes award applications Keep Houston Beautiful has made to win monetary awards from Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful. It also includes awards Keep Houston Beautiful has won and awards that Keep Houston Beautiful has nominated community partners for. Included are administrative records, community initiatives of Keep Houston Beautiful, and various Keep Houston Beautiful events. This collection also includes photographs, press coverage, training materials, and...

George Kirksey Papers

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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...

Leon Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-004
Dates: 1923-2002
Scope and Contents

This set of papers documents Leon Hale's long and prolific writing career that began in 1946. It is divided into ten major categories with the bulk of the material being comprised of Mr. Hale's book projects, daily columns, letters from readers, and miscellaneous articles. The materials are housed in sixteen boxes, including fourteen record cartons and two oversized boxes. Each of the categories is prefaced by a detailed description.

Mary F. Lopez Papers

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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...

Ferman Martin Political Cartoons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1970-005
Dates: 20th Century
Scope and Contents

The Ferman Martin Political Cartoons consist of 7 boxes of undated hand drawn political cartoons from across Martin's career. Subjects of the cartoons include World War II, the Cold War, state and local issues, and more.

Scott Mellott Houston Fire Department Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-001
Dates: 1889-2010
Scope and Contents

The Scott Mellott Houston Fire Department Collection consist of color and black and white photographs of the Houston Fire Department spanning from the late 19th century into the 21st century. Materials are arranged into three series.

Maxine Mesinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-002
Dates: 1965-2001
Scope and Contents

Clippings spanning the run of Messinger's "Big City Beat" column make up the bulk of this collection. The collection contains photographs documenting Mesinger's social life, friends and family, a small amount of correspondence from family and friends, and two audiotapes.

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.

Miscellaneous Architecture & Planning Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-019
Dates: 1909-2010
Scope and Contents This artificial collection consists of materials transferred from the Architecture, Design, and Art Library in 2018. Ranging in date from 1909 to 2010, collection materials include marked up drawings for campus construction projects, posters from events related to architecture in the city of Houston and the surrounding area, cartographic materials such as Harris County highway planning and census maps, and plans for private and public construction projects by notable Houston-area...

Missouri City Chapter of the Links, Inc. Records

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Identifier: 2015-001
Dates: 1977-2016
Scope and Contents

This collection includes internal publications such as meeting minutes, budget and program reports, correspondence, and organizational standards; conference materials; press clippings and releases; program development and community partnership information; directories; outreach materials; photographs; and documents cataloging the history of the Links, Inc. in Missouri City, Houston, the Western Area, and the international parent organization.

Elizabeth Muegge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-006
Dates: 1957-2001
Content Description

Collection of historical newspaper issues of the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post marking significant events. Many are of the front page or front section.

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