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Anderson, Clayton, & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-005
Dates: 1894-2012; Majority of material found within 1914-1986
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

Cheryl Crawford Papers

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Identifier: 1978-002
Dates: 1862-1981
Scope and Contents The Cheryl Crawford Papers document her career in theatre from almost the beginning through the years immediately preceding the sale of her collection to the University of Houston. Items date between 1862 and 1981, with the bulk of the items dated 1940 through 1978. There are 3,335 items in the collection. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, scripts, programs, playbills, audio tapes, posters, sheet music, sound recordings, clippings, budgets, tax returns,...

Joseph S. Cullinan Papers

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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 Shadyside...

Federation of Houston Professional Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-006
Dates: 1981-2000
Scope and Contents The papers of the Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW) consist primarily of meeting notices, agendas, and minutes; fliers for Federation or Federation-sponsored activities; financial reports; membership rosters; and photographs. The majority of the material falls between 1990 and 1997. The collection does, however, contain the minutes of the original meeting of the FHPW in 1981. Member organization rosters give researchers an impression of women's business and professional activities...

Carlos "DJ Styles" Garza Papers

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Identifier: 2013-009
Dates: 1985-2011
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal records, fliers, posters, photographs, business records, audiocassettes, and memorabilia belonging to Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza, and relating to his work as a b-boy, DJ, and hip-hop music producer in Houston from the mid-1980s to 2011. This collection is divided into six series: Personal Papers, Business Records, Promotional Materials, Publications, Memorabilia, and Audiocassettes. Items within each series are arranged chronologically wherever dates are...

Houston Electric Auto Association Records

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Identifier: 2016-047
Dates: 1973-2011; Majority of material found within 1995-2006
Scope and Contents This collection includes the organization's correspondence with the government and members' correspondence amongst themselves, as well as announcements of meetings and different events that they held occasionally. It also includes electric battery review booklets plus articles showing the organization and members' various achievements. Included are photographs of various occasions hosted or attended by the Houston Electric Auto Association members, brochures showing different clean...

Mydolls Records

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Identifier: 2019-008
Dates: 1978-2018
Content Description The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archive of the women-led group reveals its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The archive preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the road, unreleased materials on analog media, original records, and hand-painted tee shirts worn during a cameo in...

Oral Histories - Houston History Project

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Identifier: 2006-005
Dates: 1996-2017
Scope and Contents When UH’s Center for Public History and the University Libraries collaborated to create the Houston History Archives (UH-HHA), part of their mission included a repository for oral histories that tell stories of the growth and development of the Gulf Coast region from multiple points of view. To that end, the Houston Oral History Project in the Center for Public History trains history graduate students to research and interview Houstonians with recollections of the city’s civil rights, women’s,...

River Oaks Business Women's Exchange Club Records

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Identifier: 2006-007
Dates: 1977-2007
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00152/hsc-00152.htmlThe collection is housed in 3 boxes and 2 drawers and is organized into 10 series entitled: Organizational Documents, Roster/Year Books, Newsletters, Photographic Works, ROBWEC Anniversaries, Invitations and Greetings, Clippings, Correspondence, Notes, and Ephemera. The bulk of the material...

William W. Sherrill Papers

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Identifier: 2018-012
Dates: 1920-2018; Majority of material found within 1960-2017
Scope and Contents The William W. Sherrill Papers consist of awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, financial materials, books, and other materials relevant to Sherrill’s experiences as a Marine, student, entrepreneur, public servant, and teacher. Materials are arranged by function, including awards, autobiographical research materials, correspondence, events and appearances, newspaper clippings, photographs, and subject files.

UH Business Manager (McElhinney) Records

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Identifier: 1985-001
Dates: 1945-1973
Scope and Contents The Business Manager Records of C. F. McElhinney are the records McElhinney generated during his tenure at the University of Houston (1945-1973). The collection has been arranged into six series: Board of Regents, Staff Conference Meetings, Legislative Activities, Building Files, President's Office, and the Houston College for Negroes. The materials in the collection date from 1945-1974, with the bulk of the materials dating from the 1960s and 1970s. Included in the collection are...

University of Houston Women's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-038
Dates: 1962-2007; Majority of material found within 1962-1994
Scope and Contents The University of Houston Women's Association (UHWA) Records contain records of the organization from its founding in 1962 through 1994. The bulk of the materials date from the 1980s. Most of the UHWA papers consist of paper documents with a few photographs. The collection is arranged chronologically within each series, adhering as much as possible to the original order. However, the organizations of some items varied with the majority of the material, resulting in slight reordering. Materials...