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Camp Logan / Hegar Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0286

Scope and Contents

This collection contains glass plate negatives with images relating to Houston's Camp Logan. The 118 images date from approximately 1918.

Dates

  • approximately 1918

Creator

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research. However, to preserve the original photographs, access will be provided by digital surrogates when possible. Access to original glass plates requires an appointment.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from MSS 0286 Camp Logan / Hegar Photographs must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes) : 118 images

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

The glass plates were found in an attic by a customer of Alfredo Mirelez, who operated "Alfredo's" on Washington Avenue. Attorney Joe Hegar acquired the photographs sometime between 1971 and 1975. Hegar donated them to HMRC in 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Joe Hegar, 1985.

Digitized Materials

Many of the images from this collection have been digitized and are available on the Houston Public Library Digital Archives at https://cdm17006.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/search/searchterm/mss0286

Creator

Title
Camp Logan / Hegar Photograph Collection
Status
Updates Needed
Author
Matt Richardson
Date
December 29, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository

Contact:

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