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Collection consists of forty one, 8x10, black-and-white photographs taken by Alex Arroyos. Images are of President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and Lady Bird Johnson attending a meeting of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) at the Rice Hotel in Houston on the night of November 21, 1963.
The Alfred J. Calloway Papers contains newsletters, correspondence, newspapers, proposals, and reports from the City of Houston from 1990-1992, with the bulk of material being from January to March of 1992. The materials cover topics such as education, the budget, housing, and zoning.
The majority of the collection is comprised by the research conducted by AL Shire for the Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Book. This includes interviews and contacts used, the various drafts, corrections and final copy of the memorial book. The collection also provides copies of articles from the Houston Post, Indian research, and personal correspondence and cards with friends.
This collection contains roughly 6000 5" x 7" dry gelatin glass plate negatives. The negatives are portraits of local people and were taken between 1913 and 1919 at Gray's Studio at 502 ½ Main. The time period of these images correponds mostly to James S. Hutchcraft's management of Gray's Studio. Many of the photographs have identification, while others do not.
This collection contains 65 glass plate and film negatives of the Bagby Family at 510 McKinney Street and family portraits, the article "Sam Houston Collection for Library Started," in the Houston Post-Dispatch dated June 28, 1925, as well as an original glass plate negative box.
This collection is entirely comprised of architectural drawings. The physical drawings are full-size photocopies of original drawings. There is also a CD including the same drawings as PDF files.
The Barbee Family Collection is comprised primarily of photographs of the family from 1894 to 1982.
This collection is comprised of research materials for her books and projects about Houston architecture. It features materials from the Texas Historical Commission’s Historical Properties Survey, Rice Design Alliance’s Heart of the Park Competition, and Rice University’s Architectural Survey. Items include notes, brochures, slides, photos, press articles, letters and correspondence.
This collection appears to be created by a relative of Ben Campbell. It contains correspondence and letters, pamphlets and programs, memorials, mayoral addresses, photographs, and several folders of newsclippings. Also included is an account book which is believed to be of Ben Campbell’s father and a newsclipping scrapbook.
This collection contains numerous letters written to Ben Wacker from Texas political figures. These letters generally contain information on the recipients views concerning anti-communism, international relations and Texas water policy. Little can be determined from this collection about the life of Ben Wacker himself.
This collection contains the correspondence and business of Dean J. Milton Richardson of the Christ Cathedral Church in Houston, Texas, for the years 1961 to 1963. Included are items related to the administration of the Cathedral, Cathedral groups and services, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and the national Diocese, as well as Dean Richardson’s personal files. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from Dean Richardson, regarding various topics.
The Braeswood Garden Club Scrapbooks document the club’s activities from 1939-1988. The scrapbooks include organizational history, yearbooks, information about club projects and travel, newsclippings, correspondence, awards, and photographs.
This collection is comprised entirely of architectural drawings for the Dr. Isadore Vanet Epstein House in Pasadena, Texas.
Please see the Architectural Drawings Database for information on the Brooks and Brooks Architectural Drawings at HMRC. Accessing drawings may require an appointment, please contact HMRC for details.
- Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center X
- photographs 69
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 37
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 19
- Municipal government 13
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 13
- League of United Latin American Citizens 12
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 11
- Municipal officials and employees 11
- Houston (Tex.) 10
- City council members 9
- Houston Ship Channel (Tex.) 9
- Mayors -- Texas -- Houston 8
- Political campaigns -- Texas -- Houston 8
- Residential architecture 8
- portraits 8
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 7
- Architects 6
- Architects--Texas 6
- Hispanic American civic leaders -- Texas -- Houston 6
- Mexican American business enterprises -- Texas -- Houston 6 ∧ less
- English 269
- Spanish; Castilian 17
- Undetermined 1
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 6
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 4
- Houston Public Library 4
- League of United Latin American Citizens 4
- Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 3
- Hobby, William Pettus, 1878-1964 3
- Litterst Commercial Photo Company 3
- Unknown 3
- Boy Scouts of America 2
- Boy Scouts of America. Sam Houston Area Council 2
- Citizens Environmental Coalition 2
- Dixon Commercial Photo Company 2
- Dixon, Robert D. 2
- Gray's Studio (Houston, Tex.) (1897-1949) 2
- Houston Chronicle (Houston, Tex.) (1901-) 2
- Houston Post (Houston, Tex.) (1885-1995) 2
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
- Little School of the 400 2
- Murdy, William D. 2
- Neuhaus, Hugo Victor, Jr, 1915–1987 2 ∧ less