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C. A. "Neal" Pickett Collection

Identifier: MSS 0003

Scope and Contents

The Pickett Collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, and speeches of the former mayor.


  • 1924-1976 1940-1946
  • Majority of material found within 1940 - 1946

Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the C. A. "Neal" Pickett Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical Note

C. A. "Neal" Pickett served as mayor of Houston between 1941 and 1943. Mr. Pickett was also prominent in civic and business affairs in the Houston community. Pickett was involved in such organizations as the Houston Area Federal Business Association, the Hodgkin's Disease Memorial Research Center, and the Texas and Harris County Young Democrats.


29 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The collection consists of 27 scrapbooks, mainly concerned with political and social aspects between 1940 and 1946. Also included are 4 boxes, topically arranged according to the political, business, and civic affairs of C. A. "Neal" Pickett.

Acquisition Information

Donated by: C. A. "Neal" Pickett on February 4, 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by: Margaret Henson, February 18, 1975 ; Finding aid by: Laura Speck, March 29, 1979.

C. A. "Neal" Pickett Collection
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houston History Research Center Repository


African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002