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Paul C. Roemer Papers

Identifier: MSS 0085

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and newsletters concerning Roemer's involvement with politics and real estate.


  • 1929-1965

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from MSS 0085 The Paul C. Roemer Papers must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical Note

Paul C. Roemer was an influential Houston realtor from the 1930's until the early 1960's. Born in 1886, Roemer began his real estate career in 1927 when he joined the Ross Realty Co. In 1932, Roemer formed his own company and became involved in Harris County real estate as well as surrounding areas.

Roemer was also heavily involved in political organization and became an outspoken supporter for conservative issues and candidates. In the 1950's, Roemer served as president of the politically active Property Owners Association of Houston. Roemer was also a member of the Tax Research Association and the Friday Club. Through his involvement with these organizations as well as his own commitment, Roemer became a staunch activist in conservative and reactionary movements in the Houston area.


5.75 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

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The collection has been arranged by topics, beginning with political themes, followed by business areas, and concluded with general and personal topics.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Dorothy Roemer, 1979. Addendum to the collection donated by Louise W. Roemer, 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Speck, 1979.
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Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository


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