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Allen Parkway Village Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008-019
Dates: 1983-1991
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@uh.edu.

William David Allred Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-002
Dates: 1966-1985
Abstract

Democratic representative of District 13 in the Texas State House of Representatives, 1966-1980. Collection includes correspondence, publications, notes, and other materials pertaining to a variety of individuals and subjects from across Allred's political career.

Anderson, Clayton, & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-005
Dates: 1894-2012; Majority of material found within 1914-1986
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

William A. Bernrieder Port of Houston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-002
Dates: 1945-1979
Scope and Contents

This small collection deals entirely with the Port of Houston. It is comprised entirely of clippings and publications related to the history of the Port of Houston.

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...

Tom DeLay Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-013
Dates: 1982-2006
Scope and Contents The Tom DeLay Papers consist of 142 boxes of material dating from 1982 to 2006 that document DeLay’s service in the United States House of Representatives. A Congressional Papers Series comprises a large portion of the collection, containing correspondence, publications, legislative materials, notes, research materials, and other materials related to DeLay’s service in Congress. The collection also includes a robust photographs and audiovisual materials series, visually documenting DeLay’s...

Detering Family & Business Papers

 Collection
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.

Gene Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-044
Dates: 1972-2018
Scope and Contents The Gene Green papers consist of 55 boxes of material dating from 1973 to 2018 that document Green's service in the Texas State Legislature and the United States House of Representatives. A Congressional Papers series comprises a large portion of the collection, documenting Green's career in the United States Congress. Arranged chronologically by term, this series contains administrative materials, legislative files, and publicity and press materials. The collection also includes...

Bessie Alva Griffiths Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-020
Dates: 1888-1940
Scope and Contents The Bessie Alva Griffiths Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, and papers such as programs and miscellaneous correspondence and receipts. The dates of items in the collection range from 1888 to 1940. Original order of materials has been adhered to whenever possible. Correspondence and receipts are arranged in chronological order. Included among the papers in the Griffiths Collection are materials belonging to Griffiths' roommate Katherine Dick, who may have...

Harper Leiper Studios Houston Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-016
Dates: 1976-1982
Scope and Contents

The Harper Leiper Studios Houston Aerial Photographs Collection contains aerial photographs of Houston during the 1970s and early 1980s taken by commercial photographers Harper Leiper Studios.

Houston Chinatown Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-009
Dates: 1970
Scope and Contents

The Houston Chinatown Photographs Collection contains scenes of Houston's Chinatown taken during the 1970s or early 1980s.

Houston Heights Abstracts of Title

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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...

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