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Texas Women Veterans of Color Collection

Identifier: RG 0029

Content Description

The Texas Women Veterans of Color Collection consists of brochures and resources created by the Women Veterans Business Center and a military release form dated from 1990 to 2010. Although small in scope this collection gives a glimpse into the community building of retired veterans.


  • 1990-2010


Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Patricia Smith Prather Collection must be obtained from African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Veterans Inforsource (Information and resource) Project, known as the VPP Project, is a non-profit organization in Houston, Texas. The project is a support resource for Veterans, Military families, businesses, colleges and other groups. The Women Veterans Business Center was created by the VIP Project as a means to increase awareness of resources and services available to current and former military families. Marylyn R. Harris the Director of Women Veterans Business Services was a Private First Class at Fort Sam Houston Texas where she trained as a US Army MedDac until 1990.


.25 Linear Feet (1)


This collection is arranged by format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by: Marylyn R. Harris, 2014

Related Materials

Additional records are held by the Houston Metropolitan Research Center in the following collections:

MSS 206 Nelson-Abbott Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Sheena Wilson, November 2018



RG 0029 Texas Women Veterans of Color Collection
An Inventory of Records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
Sheena Wilson
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Gregory School 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