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Houston Subdivision Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0118

Scope and Contents

The Houston Subdivision Collection is a collection consisting of brochures, pamphlets, and plat maps documenting the development of new subdivisions in the Houston area. The boxed material contains abstracts of titles, brochures, lists of property owners, and newspaper clippings. The plat maps are from different subdivisions, each newly created at that particular time. Also included with the plat maps are three Houston street directories and city maps of the 1890s and 1900s.

Dates

  • 1890-1979

Creator

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Houston Subdivision Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Extent

4.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 flat file)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

All components of this collection are organized by subdivision.

Processing Information

Processed by Claire Wilkins, 1979; Updated by Emily Scott and Laney McAdow, 2013.
Title
Houston Subdivision Collection
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository

Contact:

(832) 393-1662

The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
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Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
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TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662