HMRC Houston Photograph Collection
Identifier: MSS 0157
Scope and Contents
MSS 0157 is is an artificial collection created by the Houston Public Library's "Texas Room" local history collections, now housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. Like MSS 0114 HMRC Photograph Collection, it contains photos of Houston gathered from various sources. There are 2697 photographs, ranging in date from 1859-1973. Subjects include buildings, cityscapes, and portraits of prominent individuals. Most of the photos are black and white.
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center (Collector, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to fragile materials requires an appointment.
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Houston Photographs Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.
25.25 Linear Feet (32 boxes) : 2697 photographs
Language of Materials
HMRC's Photographic Archives Database (https://hmrc.houstonlibrary.org/photos/) contains an inventory of photographs in this collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This is an artificial collection created by the Houston Public Library's "Texas Room" local history collections, now housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. The photographs come from various sources, and in some cases additional documentation is available in donor files or accession logs.
Select images from this collection have been digitized and are available on the Houston Public Library Digital Archives a https://cdm17006.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/search/searchterm/mss0157
- Houston Photograph Collection
- Updates Needed
- Matt Richardson
- March 4, 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository