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Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection

Identifier: MSS 0260

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials gathered by Sarah H. Emmott in the course of her active work in the environmental movement in Houston from the 1960's onward, together with the library of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council.


  • 1960s-1980s

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from MSS 0260 Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.


3.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

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Box 1 contains papers concerning the Citizens Environmental Coalition and Citizens Environmental Coalition Education Fund, mainly minutes of meetings and reports of activities, plus a few clippings on Sarah and Army Emmott, other environmentalists and environmental issues. Boxes 2-4 contain scrapbooks of clippings, letters, etc., on environmental topics, mainly concerning Texas, from 1965 through 1974.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Sarah H. Emmott, 1984.

Separated Materials note

38 boxes of magazines and governmental and non-governmental reports and other publications on a wide range of environmental issues, including the Texas Coastal and Marine Council Library, have been placed in the Citizens Environmental Coalition Library where they may be consulted.
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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