Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / UH 50th Anniversary (Half Century) Records
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...
Scope and Contents The processed collection consists of 8.5 linear feet of materials. These materials arrived at the archives in relatively good order, which has been maintained where possible. The collection includes information about the history of the African American Studies Program, the First Annual Wilson Whitley Golf Tournament, fellowship programs, and study abroad programs. Materials in the collection include annual reports, brochures, catalogs, development plans, grant proposals, and reports to the...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Joe C. Aker Architecture Photographic Records
Overview The Joe C. Aker Architecture Photographic Records consist of the photographic archives of Joe C. Aker, a noted professional photographer who specializes in the photography of architecture and interiors. The records include film negatives, transparencies, and prints.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / American Association of University Women, West Harris County Branch Records
Scope and Contents The American Association of Universty Women (AAUW), West Harris County Branch Records document the history and operations of the organization from 1976 to 2020. Comprised of a Minutes series and a Publicity and Press series, include board, branch, and interbranch meeting minutes, newsletters, member directories, other administrative documents, newsletters, photographs, brochures, scrapbooks and member directories.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Asians Against Domestic Abuse Records
Dates: 1985-2010; Majority of material found within 2001-2010
Scope and Contents This collection includes the articles of incorporation, by-laws, administrative documents, informational brochures, records of consciousness raising and fund-raising events, and newspaper clippings for the Asians Against Domestic Abuse organization. Materials are arranged topically and then chronologically, whenever possible. The series included are: Administrative Documents and Brochures and Other Publicity. The collection is comprised of 12 folders contained in 1 box.
Scope and Contents The UH Creative Writing Program Records consist of print media and memorabilia from the 1985 to 2012. Materials include program newsletters, event invitations and planning documentation, press, and one photograph. In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival materials, many of which are related to the program's 25th annivesary. These can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. These materials may require up to one week...
Dates: 1939-2005; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
Scope and Contents: The Herman George Eiden Papers consists of three albums of photos and mementos from Eiden's service in the Pacific while in the United States Navy. It also includes correspondance to and from Eiden, films and a log script by Eiden, as well as articles, newspapers, and brochures in relation to the sinking of the Houston (Cruiser: CA-30) and its 60th anniversary commemoration.
Dates: 1955-2011; Majority of material found within 2000-2011
Scope and Contents The collection primarily contains papers, photographs, and newspaper clippings, the majority pertaining to Carolyn Farb's fundraising activities. The material has been arranged into twelve series: Fundraising Events, Honors and Awards, Organization Affiliations, Creative Works, Speeches, Personal Life, Correspondence, Scrapbooks and Yearbooks, Memorabilia, Printed Material, Photographic Material, and Video and Audio Recordings.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Harris County Women's Political Caucus Records
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one box and includes newsletters and correspondence from the Harris County Women’s Political Caucus and the Texas and National Women’s Political Caucuses, brochures, convention related documents and histories and bylaws of the organizations. It also includes a few issues of the Women’s Political Times, a publication of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Materials are arranged regionally, and then by topic within each regional series.
Scope and Contents This partial collection includes some biographical materials on Terry Hershey, background information on groups who have solicited or received philanthropic support from Hershey or the Hershey Foundation, and available materials on the local groups Hershey supported as a founder, board member, or supporter. A second portion of the Hershey collections includes her collected materials on state and national organizations to which she belonged or served on boards.Additional partial...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Lucian T. Hood, A.I.A. Architectural Papers
Scope and Contents The Lucian T. Hood, A.I.A. Architectural Collection is comprised of architectural drawings as well as business files from the Lucian Hood, Inc. residential design firm. The collection contains Hood’s architectural drawings from the 1950s to 2006. The collection is not complete; records for many of the early projects have been lost or destroyed.In 1992, William Carl acquired the Lucian T. Hood architectural firm to modify and re-design existing plans for clients. The firm built...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Houston Area NOW and Other Feminist Activities Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the files maintained by the members of the Houston Area (National Organization for Women) NOW. Not all of the files pertain specifically to Houston NOW activities and organizations because several of the members were active in other NOW affiliated organizations. The collection is organized into 11 series: Houston area NOW; Texas NOW organization(s) ; Other state, regional and/or local NOW organizations; National NOW; NOW task forces and committees; NOW social and...
Dates: 1985-2000; Majority of material found within 1988-1997
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records, written works, collected writings, and photographs that document the development of the Houston Gorilla Girls, an anonymnous women’s art collective that protested sexism and racism in the art world from the 1987 to the late nineties. There are nine series, spanning from 1985 to 2000 which are entitled as follows: Correspondence; Organizational Documents and Photographs; Propaganda; Diverse Works Installation: Another Dead Horse; Rice University...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Houston Women's Caucus for Art Records
Dates: 1972-2004; Majority of material found in 1985-2000
Scope and Contents The papers for the Houston Women's Caucus for Art (HWCA) span from its founding in 1978 to 2004. Some items, however, pre-date this period. The largest portion of the records is devoted to photos and to art exhibitions sponsored by the Caucus. The next largest portion includes newsletters, grant applications and fundraising, financial records, and conferences. The remainder of the collection is devoted to information pertaining to the business of the Caucus, membership, and the visual arts in...
Scope and Contents The original order of the Richard Jonas Papers has been maintained where possible. The collection includes limited correspondence, brochures and directories that relate to health, welfare and various community-related agencies. Most of the materials in the collection date from 1934 to 1978 with the majority dating from the 1950s. Items in the collection relating to the university include the Guidance Office, job evaluation manual, the library, the proposed College of Philosophy and Religion and...