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Black History Calendars of Liberty County

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0100

Scope and Contents

The Black History Calendar of Liberty County Collection is comprised of annual calendars jointly produced by the Liberty County Historical Commission and the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, Texas. The calendars were produced to recognize the rich history of African Americans in Liberty County. The years covered by the collection are from 2001-2010.

Dates

  • 2001 - 2010

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Black History Calendar of Liberty County Collection must be obtained from the African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder. Please ask reference staff for information and assistance on the possibility of photo duplication and any associated fees. The library reserves the right to restrict duplication

Biographical / Historical

The Liberty County Historical Commission was organized on January 23, 1967. It was originally called the Liberty County Historical Survey Commission. Ellen Picket, the first commission chairperson, was appointed by Judge Thomas J. Hightower and the Commissioners Court. She served as chairperson until 1971 and was succeeded by Sandra Pickett. Sandra Pickett held the chair for 22 years until Kevin Ladd took the positon in 1993. The creation of the Black History Calendar is the Commission’s first effort to recognize the rich history of African Americans in the community of Liberty County. The first calendar was published in 2000.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection of calendars are arranged chronologically by year.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Robert Schaadt (Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center), March 2010

Processing Information

Processed by: Vince Lee, June 2010; Modified by: Sheena Wilson, April 2018
Title
MSS 0100 Black History Calendar of Liberty County
Subtitle
An Inventory of Records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
Status
Completed
Author
Vince Lee
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Gregory School Repository

Contact:

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
M Closed T 10-6 W 10-6 Th 12-8 F 10-5 Sa 10-5 Su Closed
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662