Houston Public Library
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 1039
Scope and Contents This collection contains 9548 postcards, many of which were purportedly collected during Julia Ideson's travels. Both American and European locations are prominently featured. In addition to individual cards, ther are also booklets of postcards, and other travel-related pamphlets. The bulk of the postcards are undated and were not mailed. Some do contain messages, while a smaller number also include postmarks with dates. Most of the postcards appear to be from Ideson's lifetime....
Dates: 1908-1985, undated; 1908-1945, undated
Identifier: RG E 0013
Scope and Content Note The records in this collection, dating from 1935 to 1975, include correspondence, Board minutes, financial reports and program materials. The organization of this material preserves the original filing system, and is organized into 5 series: President's Files, containing correspondence and arranged chronologically; Minutes to meetings, arranged chronologically; Financial Records, arranged chronologically; Program Materials, arranged according to subject; and Scrapbooks. The papers frequently...
Dates: approximately 1929-1989
Identifier: MSS 0155
Content Description The Paul Hester Photographs contains three major groups:Series A: Using a retrofitted R. B. Cycle Graphic from the Folmer and Schwing Division of the Eastman Kodak Co., Hester teamed with Curtis Beane and a writer on a project to photograph locations that had been shown in early 1900s panoramic photos in various HMRC collections. Hester and Beane each used the camera. Hester shot about 90 images. These images are negatives 8 inches tall and about 60 inches long. Series ...
Dates: Other: 1978-1998
Identifier: MSS 1459
Content Description This collection consists of a wide variety of business photographs produced by Woodallen Photography in Houston from 1946 to 2015. There are images produced for major clients like Sears, Houston Public Library, and Sakowitz, as well as smaller local businesses. In addition to retail and consumer goods, numerous industrial companies are included. Images include products, people, facilities, equipment, and events.
Dates: Other: 1946-2015