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1910 Census of Harris County Hispanics Collection

Identifier: MSS 0355

Scope and Contents

This collection contains raw data collected by students who were analyzing the 1910 census and identifying people of possible Hispanic origins in Harris County. The bulk of the collection are the worksheets completed by the students. There are also a few papers written by students summerizing their findings.


  • 1987


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The Federal Census of 1910 for Harris County spanned three microfilm rolls at the time of this project in 1986. The data sheets were completed by members of a history class taught at the University of Houston by Thomas H. Kreneck in 1986. The students in the class, Chicano History Before 1910, were each assigned an equal number of pages of the census to examine.


1 Linear Feet (2 doc boxes)

Language of Materials



The original order of the collection has been maintained. Each folder contains the work of one student. The folders are labeled with the microfilm reel and volume number of the portion of the census that the student surveyed, along with the page numbers. One folder containing Reel 1561, Volume 69, pages153-206 was noted as missing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Thomas Kreneck in 1987.

Related Materials

MSS 0356 1900 Census of Harris County Hispanics Collection

Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository


The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002