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Scenic Houston - Scenic Texas Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-010
Dates: 1963-2008
Scope and Contents Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our...

University of Houston Chapter of Society of Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-014
Dates: 1979-1997
Scope and Contents

The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists Records consist of consists of a variety of administrative files for the University of Houston chapter. Many of the papers are meeting notes and agendas. Materials are arranged thematically at the folder level without series.

Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Scrapbook and Photographs

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Identifier: 2001-015
Dates: 1930-1983; Majority of material found in 1982
Scope and Contents

Housed in 2 boxes, this two-series collection primarily documents the year of Judge Sondock's appointment to the Texas Supreme Court as an Associate Justice in 1982. Most notably, this collection includes a 25" by 17", 96-page scrapbook consisting of clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, correspondence, and congratulatory notes regarding her 1982 appointment. Additionally, this collection contains childhood photographs of Judge Sondock from the 1930s.

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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 ...

Nikki Van Hightower Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...

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Allred, James V., 1899-1959 1
Alonzo y Sus Rancheros 1
Alonzo, Frank 1
Alonzo, Ventura 1
Altrusa International 1
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 1
American G.I. Forum 1
Art Guys (Group) 1
Art Museum of South Texas 1
Autry, James L. 1
Ben Taub General Hospital 1
Bernrieder, William A. 1
Beste, Peter 1
Bott, H. J., 1933- 1
Bott, Margaret Deats 1
Brigid's Place (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown, Andrew, 1969- 1
Bryant, Sandi Seltzer 1
Casas, Fernando Rodriguez 1
Christ Church Cathedral (Houston, Tex.) 1
Church Women United in Houston 1
Cole, Thomas R., 1949- 1
Cullinan, J. S. (Joseph Stephen), 1860-1937 1
Cunningham, Minnie Fisher 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
Devin the Dude, 1969- 1
Dixon, Royal, 1885-1962 1
Dreyer, Margaret Webb, 1911-1976 1
Elliott, Claude, 1896-1958 1
Ewing Family 1
Ewing, Gladys 1
Ewing, Josie Vesta 1
Ewing, Mary Ellen Williams, 1862-1919 1
Ewing, Presley Kittredge, 1860- 1
Federation of Houston Professional Women 1
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961 1
Fournier, Steve 1
Garza, Carlos "DJ Styles" 1
Gustavson, Lillian Patricia, 1928-2016 1
H.A.W.K. (Rapper) 1
Harris, David B. 1
Harris, Roberta 1
Haynes, Robert V. 1
Hazelwitch Productions 1
Hightower, Nikki Van, 1939- 1
Hispanic Women in Leadership 1
Holley, Edward G. 1
Hood, Dorothy, 1918-2000 1
Houston Abstract Company 1
Houston Counseling Association 1
Houston National Bank (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston Saengerbund 1
Houston Title Guaranty Company 1
Hughes, Howard Robard, 1869-1924 1
Jacobus, Robert 1
Jefferson Davis Hospital (Houston, Tex.) 1
Johnson, Lucas, 1940-2002 1
Johnson, Patricia Covo 1
Jones, C. Anson (Cromwell Anson), 1850- 1
Jones, Mary Smith, 1819-1907 1
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
Moody Gallery (Houston, Tex.) 1
Moores School of Music 1
Mydolls (Punk rock group) 1
National American Woman Suffrage Association 1
New Music America (Festival) 1
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Perry, Marcella 1
Port of Houston Authority 1
Randolph, Lynn, 1938- 1
Rice University 1
River Oaks Business Women's Exchange Club 1
Robinson Galleries (Houston, Tex.) 1
Robinson, Thomas V. 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Samplified Digital Recording Studios (Houston, Tex.) 1
Sarwar, Sehba 1
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