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William David Allred Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-002
Overview Democratic representative of District 13 in the Texas State House of Representatives, 1966-1980. Collection includes correspondence, publications, notes, and other materials pertaining to a variety of individuals and subjects from across Allred's political career.

William A. Bernrieder Port of Houston Collection

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Identifier: 1979-002
Scope and Contents This small collection deals entirely with the Port of Houston. It is comprised entirely of clippings and publications related to the history of the Port of Houston.

City of Houston Collection

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Identifier: 1969-060
Scope and Contents The City of Houston Collection consists of official correspondence and documents relating to the City of Houston around the turn of the century. Most of the items relate to physical improvements, such as paving being made to the city by the City Engineer's Office. The documents date from 1881-1900. The collection comprises 1 manuscript box with 19 individual items. The collection is divided alphabetically according to the office of issue, and then filed chronologically. The...

Joseph S. Cullinan Papers

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Identifier: 2006-009
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...

Tom DeLay Papers

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Identifier: 2006-013
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...

Detering Family & Business Papers

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Identifier: 2014-009
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, abstracts of title, legal files, real estate sales records, and many other materials related to businesses and properties held by various members of the Detering family from 1871-1989. The collection has been divided into five series: Properties, Legal Files, Trust and Estate Papers, Business Papers, and Financial Papers. Folders within each series (or subseries) are arranged chronologically.

Bessie Alva Griffiths Papers

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Identifier: 1969-020
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 been...

Harper Leiper Studios Houston Aerial Photographs

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Identifier: 2007-016
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
Scope and Contents The Houston Chinatown Photographs Collection contains scenes of Houston's Chinatown taken during the 1970s or early 1980s.

Houston Heights Abstracts of Title

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Identifier: 2007-018
Scope and Contents Houston Heights is situated northwest of downtown Houston, Texas. This Collection contains records from the Houston Abstract Company, the Houston Title Guaranty Company, the Stewart Title Company, and the Southern Abstract and Title Company. This collection consists of 10 abstracts of title and deed for the property in the Heights district, in the city of Houston and Harris County, filed from 1896 to 1941.

Houston Municipal Wharves Photographs

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Identifier: 2007-011
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
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...

H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection

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Identifier: 2007-021
Scope and Contents The H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection contains information ranging from 1970-1976. Consisting of a single box, this collection includes: employee handbooks and insurance information, awards and certificates, presentations and training materials, an assortment of publications about Schlumberger, and personal and employee correspondence. The publications have been cataloged, and can be located in the UH Library...

Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers

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Identifier: 2002-005
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 largest...