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