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Professor Loyd S. Swenson Papers

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Identifier: 1988-002
Dates: 1977-1987
Scope and Contents The processed portion of these papers includes 12 linear feet described in five series. They comprise the editorial files for 100 Years of Science and Technology in Texas, published by Rice University Press in 1986. Professor Swenson, of the University of Houston, and Reverend Leo Klosterman, of the University of St. Thomas, co-edited the work, which was sponsored by Sigma Xi, a scientific research society. The materials date from 1977 to 1987. Included are correspondence with...

Texas City Disaster Photographs

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Identifier: 1969-035
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents

This set of 21 photographs was taken between April 16 and 21, immediately after the 1947 explosion in Texas City. At some point the photos were removed from a small album. We have the notes concerning each photo made on the facing album pages but no additional information.

Toby M. Myers, Deborah D. Tucker, and Maria Jose Angelelli Texas Council on Family Violence Records

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Identifier: 1998-005
Dates: 1974-2016; Majority of material found within 1980-1998
Scope and Contents The Toby M. Myers, Deborah D. Tucker, and Maria Jose Angelelli Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) Records contain written records of the organization, as well as photographs and ephemera from the group. Items in the collection range in date from 1974 to 2001, with most of the material dating from the 1990s. The bulk of the collection details the various activities of the group since its inception in 1978, including conferences attended or organized, political and legislative activity,...

Texas Forged Documents Collection

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Identifier: 1989-002
Dates: 1821-1936; undated
Scope and Contents

The documents in this collection have been identified as forgeries and were exhibited at a Forgery Conference held at the University of Houston Libraries in 1989.

Texas Music Collection

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Identifier: 2011-011
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found within 1940-1969
Scope and Contents The Texas Music Collection contains research files on the history of Texas music, particularly musicians and record labels, including the administrative and financial files of Duke/Peacock Records of the Houston area. Newspaper clippings, photographs, financial records, songbooks, and administrative files comprise the research files.The collection is divided into six series, which are arranged in order of volume of material, from most to least represented: Artists; Production and...

Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival Records

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Identifier: 2013-002
Dates: 1985-2013; Majority of material found in 1991-2013
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials produced by or related to the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival held at the University of Houston. Collection materials date from 1985 to 2013, though the majority of materials are from 1991 to 2013. Materials are concentrated in the Houston area, though programs from concerts in Atlanta and Leipzig are also included. Programs, concert schedules, festival calendars, unused application materials, invitations, correspondence,...

Texas Well Log Service Driller Logs Collection

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Identifier: 2010-022
Dates: 1917-1965
Scope and Contents Martin Schulz managed then purchased the Texas Well Log Service during the early 1920s. He developed well logs from required Texas Railroad Commission filings and then sold the resulting compilation as a “log report.” His customers were major oil exploration companies as well as small independents.The Texas Well Log Service Driller Log Collection contains an estimated 450,000 pages of well log driller reports in 129 boxes. The reports are organized alphabetically by and within...

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

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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 ...

Nikki Van Hightower Papers

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Identifier: 1997-017
Dates: 1967-1997
Scope and Contents This collection documents the career of Nikki Van Hightower from the time of her appointment as Women's Advocate up to, and including, her work as Harris County Treasurer. It contains material dating from 1967 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977 to 1989. Types of material within the collection include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, commentaries, press statements, publications, diaries, photographs and clippings. The papers were...

Dr. José E. Vega Bilingual Education Recordings

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Identifier: 2017-043
Dates: 1975-1979; Majority of material found in 1979
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 26 audio cassettes created as part of José E. Vega's doctoral research on the passage of bilingual education legislation in Texas from 1969 to 1973 as well as follow-up research on bilingual education legislation introduced from 1975 to 1981. Recorded content includes senate committee hearings, personal notes, and interviews with legislators and administrators involved in bilingual education legislation in Texas. Topics discussed include the passage and...

Voices Breaking Boundaries Records

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Identifier: 2014-015
Dates: 1999-2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from Voices Breaking Boundaries’ (VBB) history and administration, planning documents, event materials, press clippings and audio-visual materials.In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival material. Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. Because not all of these materials are processed, these materials may require up to two weeks to access. Some...

Wilmer Waldo Papers

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Identifier: 1969-039
Dates: 1894-1957; Majority of material found within 1894-1920
Scope and Contents Comprised of a Project File and a Subject File, materials in the collection date from 1894-1957 and include project blueprints, correspondence, financials, reports, maps, and field notes. Project File materials document Waldo's professional activities, ranging from construction and site planning to worksite and employee management. These materials document major projects, such as the Beaumont, Sour Lake, and Western Railway and the layout of Rice University, and smaller projects, such as the...

John C. Walker Texas Counties Collection

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Identifier: 1969-040
Dates: 1818-1907
Scope and Contents

This collection contains legal documents, advertisements, correspondence, and maps from various Texas counties dating from 1818 to 1907. Deeds and tax receipts make up a signififcant portion of the collection. Counties represented include Angelina, Cherokee, Tyler, Nacogdoches, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris. Documents from the Republic of Texas are also included.

Margo Grant Walsh Papers, Special Collections of the University of Houston Libraries in Partnership with the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

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Identifier: 2022-008
Dates: 1906-2023, undated
Content Description The personal papers of interior architect Margo Grant Walsh include materials from her career at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Gensler, as well as documentation of her silver collecting activities, other collections, and exhibits, and personal and family materials. These include correspondence, administrative materials, architectural project documents, benchmarking, speeches and presentations, awards, honors, photographs, travel, events, parties, calendars, publicity, publications,...

Andy Warhol Photographs

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Identifier: 2016-044
Dates: 1975-1985; Majority of material found in 1977; Majority of material found in 1979; Majority of material found in 1983
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 149 photographs, 99 Polaroids, and 50 black-and-white silver gelatin prints, created between 1975 and 1985. Some of the photos are formal portraits, others are candid shots, and a few are still lifes. The photographs include images of Warhol's friends such as Jon Gould, artists such as Jamie Wyeth, and celebrities such as Princess Caroline of Monaco.Most of the photographs are matted for exhibition, but some are housed in sleeves in folders. The images...

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League of United Latin American Citizens 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
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Moores School of Music 1
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National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
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