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Judson Robinson Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0043
Scope and Contents The Judson Robinson, Jr. Collection documents the professional and family life of Judson Robinson, Jr. and the Robinson family of Houston, Texas. This collection, which dates from 1941 to 2012, includes correspondence, city planning reports, bids, motions, campaign related materials. The bulk of the materials relate to Judson Robinson, Jr.’s election to the Houston City Council in 1971 and the activities of Judson Robinson during his tenure on city council. Newspapers and clippings...
Dates: 1941-2012; Majority of material found in 1965-2012

Lee P. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0065
Content Description

The Lee P. Brown Collection is an artificial collection of materials related to the administration of Lee P. Brown during his tenure as mayor from 1998-2004. Includes speeches, annual reports, brochures, Publications on Quentin Mease, a city newsletter, a DVD, and VHS tapes of city events.

Dates: 1989-2002; Majority of material found in 1998-2004

Moses Leroy Collection, 1945-1976

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0127
Scope and Contents

The Moses Leroy Collection contains correspondence, clippings on local and national politics, photographs, awards and miscellaneous relevant to a study of the civil rights movement in Houston and in the United States. Also it contains publications related to the model citites program. The materials date from 1945-1976.

Dates: 1945-1976

Oveta Culp Hobby Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1356
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of photographs of various generations of the William P. Hobby family and the Houston Post building and events. The collection also includes photographs from Oveta Culp Hobby’s army career. Also included is a book titled "Around the World in 13 Days with Oveta Culp Hobby", comprised of articles written by Oveta Culp Hobby regarding her experience on the Clipper "America's” June 17-30, 1947 flight around the world. The collection includes a few photographs from the...
Dates: 1917-1970s; Majority of material found within 1960-1978

Socialist Workers Party, Internationalist Tendency, Houston Chapter

 Collection
Identifier: RG E 0055
Scope and Contents This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, clippings, bulletins, and journals discussing the philosophies and work of the Socialist Workers Party on a local and international scale. Because the authors of these materials often feared being exposed as Communists during the Cold War, some items are purposly deceptive and include a key to decode the writings. Some materials contain false titles, such as the Journal of Science Fiction “Dick Tracy” articles (Box 2...
Dates: 1951-1978; Majority of material found within 1972-1976
African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
832-393-1662
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