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College of Arts and Sciences Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 29 boxes of records relating to all aspects of the College of Arts and Sciences. Materials date from 1937 to 1973, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1963 to 1973. While the exact origin of these records is not known, it is assumed that these materials were collected and maintained by the administration of the College of Arts and Sciences. Most of the records bear the names R. Balfour Daniels or Alfred R. Neumann, both of whom held the position of Dean of the...

Commencement/Convocation Collection

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Identifier: 1997-022
Scope and Contents The Commencement/Convocation Collection contains information regarding General Commencement, Convocation, Directives, Campus and Building Preparations, Guest Lists, Schedules, Volunteers, and Speakers for the University of Houston. The materials date between the years 1939 to 2010.

This collection also includes an additional 5 boxes of unprocessed materials. For questions about these materials or to request access, please contact University Archivist Mary Manning (mmmanning@uh.edu).

Dr. Gerald E. Osborne University of Houston Collection

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Identifier: 2019-010
Content Description Artifacts and memorabilia documenting the history of the University of Houston.

Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes

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Identifier: 2019-012
Content Description The Robert D. Jacobus Research Notes collection consists of 12 legal pads of notes used for research for his book Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century. The notebooks are arranged by Jacobus's original numbering system and primarily contain notes from interviews with notable figures in UH sports conducted between 2007 and 2013.

UH Mexican American Alumni Association Records

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Identifier: 1997-011
Scope and Contents The Mexican American Alumni Association Records consists of administrative files, financial records, minutes, and correspondence dating from 1987 to 1997. Materials are organized chronologically at the folder level.

Miscellaneous Architecture & Planning Collections

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Identifier: 2019-019
Scope and Contents This artificial collection consists of materials transferred from the Architecture, Design, and Art Library in 2018. Ranging in date from 1909 to 2010, collection materials include marked up drawings for campus construction projects, posters from events related to architecture in the city of Houston and the surrounding area, cartographic materials such as Harris County highway planning and census maps, and plans for private and public construction projects by notable Houston-area architects.

Professor Patrick J. Nicholson Papers

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Identifier: 1982-004
Scope and Contents The Dr. Patrick J. Nicholson Papers include correspondence, brochures, reports, and newspaper articles concerning many university-related topics and a small amount of personal material. Some folders contain a variety of materials relating to that particular folder topic. Materials in the collection date from 1933 to 1979, with the majority dating from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. The collection is divided into four series: Correspondence, University of Houston, Personal, and...

"Our Time" UH Book Project Records

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Identifier: 2001-014
Scope and Contents This collection contains research and correspondence related to the writing of "Our Time," a book detailing the first 75 years of the University of Houston. Included in this collection are drafts of the book, and correspondence and ephemera relating to the "Celebrating 75 Years" campaign at the University. The items in this collection are dated between 1987 and 2002.

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

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Identifier: 1997-014
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.

UH 50th Anniversary (Half Century) Records

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Identifier: 1984-001
Scope and Contents The UH 50th Anniversary (Half Century) Records arrived at the archives in relatively good order, which has been maintained where possible. The collection consists mainly of documents relating to the various events of the celebration and the committee overseeing the events. Materials include agendas, correspondence, minutes, brochures, forms, calendars, commemorative newspaper articles, and press clippings. The collection dates almost entirely from 1976-1977, with a few items from as late as...

UH Alumni Association University History Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: 2019-015
Content Description This collection, dated approximately 1940s-2010s, was created from alumni donations of materials that document UH history and was originally housed at the Sam P. Douglass Library at the UH Alumni Center. The approximately 6 linear feet of photographs, programs, serials, costumes, textiles, and ephemera that document UH alumni events, Frontier Fiesta, homecoming, sports, reunions, commencement, and other UH events. Does not include administrative records of the Alumni Association.

UH Veteran's Office Records

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Identifier: 1977-006
Scope and Contents The UH Veteran's Office Records contain material pertaining to the university and government-sponsored office for the support and advising of veteran students during the 1940s and 1950s. Dates for items in the collection range from 1944 to 1958, with the bulk of the material dating from the late 1940s. The collection is arranged into nine series: Veteran's Office, Veteran's Staff Meetings, Budget, Correspondence with Veteran's Administration, Veteran's Administration Field Manual...

UH Veteran's Village Records

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Identifier: 1977-007
Scope and Contents The Veterans Village Records contain material dealing with the organization of the Veteran's Council, the UH Veteran's Club, newsletters as well as announcements, petitions, and press releases. Items date from 1945 to 1956 with most of the material dating from the late 1940s and early 1950s. The collection is arranged into seven series: Constitution, Veterans Club Meetings, Record of Activities Council, Petitions, Press Releases and Announcements, Nursery School, and the Village...