Ora Chryar Gibbs Collection
Scope and Contents
The Oyra Chyra Gibbs collection contains papers collected as a part of the community outreach program. This small collection, which dates from 1953 to 2003, contains biographies on Barbara Jordan, black cowboys, and black women in the west. It also contains newspaper clippings on African Americans in Houston. This collection is relevant to the black women in Texas and the black life in Houston.
Language of Materials
All materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Ora Chryar Gibbs Collection must be obtained from the African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
The collection was donated as part of African American Gregory School community outreach program.
0.25 Linear Feet (1)
The collection is arranged into three series.
Series I: Literary Productions (1995-1999) Sub Series I: Biographies Series II: Printed Material (1953-2003) Sub Series I: Funeral Programs Sub Series II: Newspapers/Clipping
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by: Ora L. Gibbs
Processed by: Miguell Ceasar
- African American Intellectuals Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African American scholars Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African American women -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 Subject Source: Lcnaf
- MSS 0035 Ora Chryar Gibbs Collection
- An Inventory of Records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
- Miguell Ceasar
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the African American History Research Center Repository