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Professor Loyd S. Swenson Papers

 Collection
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...

Sybil Pittman Estess Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-031
Dates: 1966-2014; Majority of material found within 2000-2008
Scope and Contents This collection includes anthologies and journals that contain Estess’ poetry and reviews. Whole volumes are arranged alphabetically by journal title. In addition, the collection includes copies and tear sheets of various other poems and writings by the author. These are arranged alphabetically according to the title of the work or the title of the original publication. Estess’ original folder labels and organization have been retained.

UH System Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-022
Dates: 1940-2009
Scope and Contents These records contain 4 boxes relating to the six branch campuses that make up the University of Houston System (UH Cinco Ranch, UH Clearlake, UH Downtown, UH North, UH Sugarland, UH Victoria) as well as administrative material from the UH System governing body. A significant portion of this material was given to the archives from the university Print Plant. Material includes correspondence, stationary, courses programs, class schedules, reports, proposals, posters and event records. The...

Tinka Tarver papers

 Collection — Reel: 3031
Identifier: AAA 9993
Dates: 1973-1983
Scope and Contents A resume; an essay, "Thresholds: Tinka Tarver as Woman Artist in American Society, A Movement Towards the Diagonal," by L. Banks Tarver; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; printed material, including announcements for dance performances; and nine photographs of Tarver, her family and her works of art.

Tatiana Semenova Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-008
Dates: 1920-1996
Scope and Contents The Tatiana Semenova papers consist of seven boxes of personal material dating from 1933 to 1997. It documents Madame Semenova's early dancing career with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and her later teaching career in Baton Rouge and Houston. There are five series in this collection: Scrapbooks, Photographs, Personal, Programs, and Realia. The collection was received in no particular order. The processor has imposed the arrangement.

Ruth Tears papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AAA 6688
Dates: 1951-1972
Scope and Contents REEL 2684: Biographical information; correspondence, 1953-1970; lecture notes; 4 prints, undated; financial material, 1963-1971; awards, 1963-1968; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and 4 scrapbooks, 1951-1967.REEL 3476: Biographical data; printed material, 1968-1969, describing painting classes taught by Tears at Carrizo Lodge, Ruidoso, N.M., Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Dallas College of Southern Methodist University; exhibition announcements, catalogs, invitations, clippings; 3...

Tenneco Energy History Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-005
Dates: 1946-2014; Majority of material found within 1974-1988
Scope and Contents Records in this collection of Tenneco history include three major areas of interest. One group consists of management and planning records created by executives of Tenneco. The second group reflects a joint effort to write the history of Tenneco, Built from Scratch. Draft manuscripts, publication costs, and a Tenneco management reunion reflect the concerted effort to document the company’s history. A third group contains in-house publications reflecting Tenneco’s business accomplishments...

Texas City Disaster Photographs

 Collection
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

 Collection
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, and...

Texas Deco Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-002
Dates: 2010-2012
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@Central.UH.EDU.

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

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-011
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found in 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 Optometric Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-001
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1990
Scope and Contents This collection contains five series: The TOA President Correspondence, Executive Secretary Correspondence, TOA Committee Correspondence, TOA Administration, and Audio Tapes. Material includes correspondence, memoranda, meetings, newspaper clippings, reports, audio tapes and other administrative material. The collection is arranged chronologically within each series, adhering as much as possible to the original order.

Texas Society of Professional Engineers Houston Auxiliary Records

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Identifier: 2014-010
Dates: 1959-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
Scope and Contents This collection contains items created between 1959 and 2013 related to the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and their Auxiliary, with a concentration on the Houston branch. The materials are broken up into series and organized chronologically within those series, with particular attention given to the original organization of the materials. There are meeting minutes, president’s records, relevant publications, and other miscellanea.

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University of Houston. Faculty Senate 3
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American Association of University Professors. University of Houston Chapter 2
Bernrieder, William A. 2
Burma-Siam Railroad 2
Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston, Tex.) 2
Dixon, Royal, 1885-1962 2
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944 2
Fuermann, George, 1918-2001 2
GRETA (Organization : Texas) 2
Galbreth, Michael, 1956- 2
Hershey, Terese Tarlton 2
Hood, Dorothy, 1918-2000 2
Houston Symphony Orchestra 2
Houston Symphony Society 2
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005 2
KUHT Film Productions 2
KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) 2
Kaplan, H. David 2
Lienhard, John H., 1930- 2
Lindahl, Carl, 1947- 2
Long, Bert L. 2
Lowry, Beverly 2
Moody Gallery (Houston, Tex.) 2
National Women's Conference 2
Oberholtzer, E. E. (Edison Ellsworth), 1880-1954 2
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Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) 2
Randal, Marjorie 2
Randolph, Lynn, 1938- 2
Salinas, Porfirio, 1910-1973 2
Screwed Up Click (Musical group) 2
Shuart, Carey Chenoweth 2
Tarver, Tinka, 1932- 2
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University of Houston. Office of University Relations 2
University of Houston. Veteran's Office 2
University of Houston. Women's Studies Program 2
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Albrecht, Mary Dickson, 1930-2007 1
Allensworth, Jane, 1937- 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
Alonzo y Sus Rancheros 1
Alonzo, Frank 1
Alonzo, Ventura 1
Altrusa International 1
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Association of University Women. West Harris County Branch 1
American G.I. Forum 1
Anderson, Clayton & Co. 1
Anderson, John Q., 1941-1970 1
Ant Farm (Design group) 1
Armstrong, Martha, 1935- 1
Art Guys (Group) 1
Arte Público Press 1
Artists Coalition of Texas 1
Astrodome (Houston, Tex.) 1
Autry, James L. 1
Baker, Adelaide Lovett 1
Baker, Steve 1
Barnett, E. Virginia 1
Barthelme, Donald, 1907-1996 1
Barthelme, Marion K. (Marion Knox), 1944- 1
Battin, Tom C. 1
Battin, Tom, 1958- 1
Bayou Preservation Association 1
Ben Taub General Hospital 1
Beste, Peter 1
Bless, Nancy 1
Bloom, Suzanne, 1943- 1
Borish, Irvin M. 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bradley, Loris A. 1
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