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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

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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...

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

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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 Municipal Wharves Photographs

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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...

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

 Collection
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...

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

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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.

This is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-020
Dates: 1925-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1988
Scope and Contents The This is Our Home, It Is Not for Sale Film Collection contains records covering the full scope of the production of a documentary film. Records cover fundraising activities, releases and contracts, insurance, research materials, production notes and logs, film screenings and festivals, photographs, and posters. The documentary film is available for viewing on DVD in UH Libraries Special Collections and for purchase at ...

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