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Talbott Wilson Architectural Drawings

Identifier: MSS 1342

Content Description

The Talbott Wilson Architectural Drawings collection is comprised entirely of architectural drawings. Please see the Architectural Drawings Database for information on Talbott Wilson drawings at HMRC. Accessing drawings may require an appointment, please contact HMRC for details.


  • 1952-1987

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Talbott Wilson Architectural Drawings must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Fred Talbott Wilson was born in Houston on October 2, 1912. He graduated from the Rice Institute. In 1938, along with fellow former classmate, S.I. Morris, started the architectural firm Wilson, Morris, Crain, and Anderson. Notable designs in Houston, Texas include the Astrodome, the Houston Club, the Houston Chronicle building, the Howell Building, and the United States Post Office-Downtown. Wilson died on September 26, 1987.


1 Linear Feet (104 architectural drawings)

Language of Materials



These drawings are listed in the HMRC Architectural Drawings Database.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mary Lee Merrett on January 7, 2008 and Steve Ainslie on November 4, 1998.

Related Materials

OH B 12 Talbott Wilson; MSS 0086 Lloyd, Morgan & Jones Architects Collection; MSS 1249 Lloyd, Jones & Fillpot Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Sara Wheeler, February 2017
Sara Wheeler
February 2017
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Language of description note
The collection is in English.

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