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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...

Mary Schlayer "How to Be a Financially Secure Woman" Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-003
Dates: 1977
Scope and Contents

The Schlayer Collection contains the typescript and galleys for the book How to Be a Financially Secure Woman (New York: Rawson Associates, 1977). The collection consists of three documents: a photocopy of the typescript, and two sets of galley proofs, one marked "Author's reading set 1 of 2," and the other "Author's reading set 2 of 2."

Mark S. Schmidt UH Integration Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-011
Dates: 1965-2008; Majority of material found within 2000-2001
Scope and Contents This one-box collection consists of correspondence, interview audio, transcripts, and consent forms on the topic of integration at UH. These interviews took place in the early 2000s, as did most correspondence in the collection, with the outlier of one newspaper clipping dated April 1965.Digital surrogates of six audio cassette tapes are available to view on the Special Collections Reading Room computer. This collection is not yet fully processed. Some materials may...

Scott and Evans Family Papers

 Class
Identifier: 2016-048
Dates: 1906-2000
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, Wedding book, correspondence, photographs, gift album, and other material from Emily Scott Evans, Colonel Joseph W. Evans, and Alice Evans Pratt document the Scott and Evans families.

The collections are not fully processed but are available for research.

General Winfield Scott Papers

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Identifier: 1983-003
Dates: 1831-1866
Scope and Contents

The 35 items in the Winfield Scott Papers document aspects of the life, military service, and political career of General Scott from 1831 to 1866. The items include letters, general orders, legislative ordinance, maps, sheet music, envelopes, several printed engravings, and a printed mezzotint. A letter addressed to Elisa Wyse from Lieutenant John Wyse, with whom General Scott corresponds, also is included.

Beth Secor Papers

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Identifier: 2018-011
Dates: 1956-2015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two boxes, with items from as early as 1956, though the bulk of the collection is from 1976 to 2015. Included in this collection are correspondence, flyers, posters, booklets, newspaper clippings and copies regarding art exhibits, art zines, and slides of paintings. There are also various short pieces of literature, some of which are untitled and have no author or date listed. In addition to personal correspondence and post cards, there is also a substantial...

Texas Art Project: Joan Seeman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AAA 10095

Sehba Sarwar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-042
Dates: 1964-2023; Majority of material found within 1999-2016
Scope and Contents This collection includes Sarwar’s writings and publications, publishing correspondence, publicity materials, and journals, her planning documents, course materials and other documents related to youth and adult workshops, student publications from Sarwar’s classes, as well as documents from committee memberships, awards, ephemera and original artwork.Materials are arranged intellectually by category, with each series corresponding to different activities. Materials are arranged...

Texas Art Project: Evaline C. Sellors papers

 Collection
Identifier: AAA 10552
Dates: 1915-1980
Scope and Contents

Five scrapbooks containing: letters, clippings, catalogs, and memorabilia regarding Sellors' career, the Fort Worth School of Fine Arts which she founded with Sallie Gillespie and Blanche McVeigh in 1932, the Dallas Craft Guild, and the careers of Jerry Bywaters, Octavio Medellin, Allie Tennant, Charles Umlauf, Bror Utter, and others. Also included are exhibition catalogs and miscellany.

Stephen F. Austin High School Scottish Brigade Drill Team and Alumnae Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-004
Dates: 1937-2011; Majority of material found within 1937-1978
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records from the Scottish Brigade Alumnae association and the Scottish Brigade. The series included are: Scottish Brigade Alumnae Records; Scottish Brigade Alumnae Photographic and Video Material; Official Brigade Records; Scottish Brigade Performance Material; Scottish Brigade Photographic Material; Scottish Brigade Publicity Clippings; Stephen F. Austin Senior High School Yearbooks; and Scottish Brigade Memorabilia and Scrapbooks.The Alumnae records...

Shell Deer Park Historical Archives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-017
Dates: 1927-2011
Abstract

The Shell Deer Park Historical Archives Collection dates from 1927 to 2011 and consists of records acquired by the Shell Deer Park Historical Society. The collection documents the development of the Shell refinery and chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas. Records include correspondence, blueprints, operating reports, photographs, employee training manuals, employee publications, press clippings, and information booklets.

William W. Sherrill Papers

 Collection
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. Dating from 1945 to 2016, materials are arranged by function, including awards, autobiographical research materials, correspondence, events and appearances, newspaper clippings, photographs, Houstonians, and subject files.

Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-001
Dates: 1768-1894
Scope and Contents This 76-item collection mainly consists of letters written to and from Colonel Israel Shreve between the years of 1776 and 1793, with the bulk of the correspondence taking place between the years 1777 and 1780. Most of the correspondence is between Shreve and other officers in George Washington's Continental Army, and was written while Shreve was Colonel of the Second Regiment of New Jersey during the Revolutionary War. The collection is divided into two series, one of the Colonel Israel...

William B. Shrimplin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-007
Dates: 1850-1970; Majority of material found in 1923-1949
Scope and Contents This collection contains notebooks, correspondence, and other works by William B. Shrimplin. A particular focus is on the development of Shrimplin's personal bookplate. Also included are correspondence and works both by and relating to Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain). Collected correspondence from Jack London, Carl Sandburg, Calvin Coolidge, and other figures is also present. In addition to documenting Clemens, the collection provides insight into the mid-twentieth century world of...

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University of Houston Libraries Special Collections 557
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas Art Project Microfilm 67
 
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Correspondence 164
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Clippings (information artifacts) 80
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Newsletters 39
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Minutes (administrative records) 35
Typescripts 35
Brochures 34
Scrapbooks 34
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Financial records 28
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University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Visual Arts Collections 23
Ephemera 22
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Records (documents) 19
Audiotapes 18
Authors, American -- 20th century 18
Newspapers 18
Women -- Societies and clubs 18
Bylaws (administrative records) 16
Nonprofit organizations -- Texas -- Houston 16
Posters 16
Articles 15
Fliers (printed matter) 15
Memorabilia 14
Pamphlets 14
Videotapes 14
Women artists 14
Architecture 13
Houston (Tex.) -- History 13
Reports 13
Postcards 11
Artists -- Texas -- Houston 10
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Speeches (documents) 10
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World War, 1939-1945 10
Agendas (administrative records) 9
Architectural drawings (visual works) 9
Art -- Texas -- Houston 9
Maps (documents) 9
Periodicals 9
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Houston (Tex.) 8
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Rap (Music) -- Texas -- Houston 8
Slides (photographs) 8
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Women artists -- Texas -- Houston 8
Women painters 8
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African Americans -- Segregation -- Texas -- Houston 4
Broadsides (notices) 4
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Business 4
Businesswomen -- Texas -- Houston 4
Essays 4
Houston (Tex.) -- Pictorial works 4
Houston Ship Channel (Tex.) 4
Mexican Americans 4
Painting, Modern 4
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University of Houston 77
Houston History Archives 36
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University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Architecture & Planning Research Collections 28
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University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections and Archives Department 9
Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project 6
University of Houston -- Alumni and alumnae 6
Barthelme, Donald 5
Houston (Cruiser : CA-30) 5
University of Houston. Creative Writing Program 5
University of Houston. Department of English 5
University of Houston. Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design 5
University of Houston. College of Business Administration 4
University of Houston. Department of History 4
University of Houston. Libraries 4
DJ Screw, 1971-2000 3
Hershey, Terese Tarlton 3
KPFT-FM (Radio station : Houston, Tex.) 3
Miller, Vassar 3
Moody Gallery (Houston, Tex.) 3
National Women's Conference 3
Pacifica Radio 3
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 3
University of Houston -- Administration 3
University of Houston. Faculty Senate 3
University of Houston. School of Communication 3
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 2
American Association of University Professors. University of Houston Chapter 2
Art Museum of South Texas 2
Arte Público Press 2
Bernrieder, William A. 2
Burma-Siam Railroad 2
Carper, James 2
Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston, Tex.) 2
Dixon, Royal, 1885-1962 2
Doyle, JD 2
Emmott, Sarah H. 2
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944 2
Foley's (Firm) 2
Frontier Fiesta (University of Houston) 2
Fuermann, George, 1918-2001 2
GRETA (Organization : Texas) 2
Galbreth, Michael, 1956-2019 2
Houston Grand Opera 2
Houston Symphony Orchestra 2
Houston Symphony Society 2
KUHT Film Productions 2
KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) 2
Kaplan, H. David 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
Lienhard, John H., 1930- 2
Lindahl, Carl, 1947- 2
Long, Bert L. 2
Lowry, Beverly 2
Oberholtzer, E. E. (Edison Ellsworth), 1880-1954 2
Parker, Annise 2
Phi Kappa Phi 2
Public Access Computer Systems Forum (PACS-L) 2
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) 2
Randal, Marjorie 2
Randolph, Lynn, 1938- 2
Salinas, Porfirio, 1910-1973 2
Sarwar, Sehba 2
Screwed Up Click (Musical group) 2
Shuart, Carey Chenoweth 2
Tarver, Tinka, 1932- 2
Texas Medical Center 2
United States. Congress. House 2
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2
United States. Navy 2
University of Houston. Center for Mexican American Studies 2
University of Houston. College of Arts and Sciences 2
University of Houston. College of Education 2
University of Houston. College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 2
University of Houston. College of Optometry 2
University of Houston. Law Center -- Alumni and alumnae 2
University of Houston. Office of University Relations 2
University of Houston. School of Theatre and Dance 2
University of Houston. Veteran's Office 2
University of Houston. Women's Studies Program 2
Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.) 1
Aker, Joe C. 1
Albrecht, Mary Dickson, 1930-2007 1
Allensworth, Jane, 1937- 1
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 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
Artists Coalition of Texas 1
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