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Citizens Environmental Coalition Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG F 0019
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of the Coalition from 1971 to 1981, and the CEC Education Fund Inc. (CECEF). It includes the following types of information: correspondence; newsletter (Newsleaf); minutes of meetings; financial information; grants; reports; special events; Task Forces; educational programs, and hearings and inquiries stemming from its active involvement in the environmental concerns of the Upper Gulf Coast area, in particular the Toxic Waste Task Forces and the bayou...
Dates: 1969-1986

Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0004
Scope and Contents

The Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity Collection houses the records and papers of the Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity. This collection, which dates from 1987 to 2010 consists of charter documents, constitution and bylaws, mission statement, photographs, manual, programs, and artifacts that document the history of the fraternity and its members.

Dates: 1987 - 2010
Found in: Gregory School

Dr. George Ebey Papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 0070
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Dr. George Ebey's personal and professional correspondence, research, publications, speeches, news articles, and other items. These documents span the time before his employment at HISD, his struggle with HISD for his job, and the after-effects of the hearing and decision. This collection also includes the investigation of Roger O'Leary into the secretive underground organization of women against Un-American Activities, the Minute Women.

Dates: 1936-1971; Majority of material found within 1951-1955

Dr. Ray K. Daily Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0009
Scope and Contents

The Ray K. Daily Collection is a small holding of newspaper clippings, handbills, pamphlets, and correspondence relating to the life and services of Dr. Ray K. Daily. A small portion of the material deals with her husband, Dr. Louis Daily, Sr. and her son, Dr. Louis Daily, Jr.

Dates: 1912-1959

Ernestine S. Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0052
Scope and Contents The Ernestine Mitchell Collection contains personal and professional papers of Ernestine Mitchell. This collection, which dates from 1946 to 2011, contains letters, certificates, newsclippings, and photographs that chronicle her career in education and of her family history in her hometown of Angleton, Texas. The majority of the photographs are digital only and are available online at the Houston Public Library Digital Archive.Much of the materials within the collection reflect...
Dates: 1946 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1969
Found in: Gregory School

Houston Music Teachers Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1307
Scope and Contents The records of the Houston Music Teachers Association (HMTA) consist of 14 boxes and two large envelopes. The material, starting from 1941, begins with general matters, yearbooks and membership rosters and the files of various Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers; membership applications followed by material on Student Affiliate matters and the piano contests. Next are meeting minutes and various financial reports, followed by their Newsletter starting in 1948 through 1998, scrapbooks, and...
Dates: 1941-1998

Houston Philosophical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG E 0008
Scope and Contents

The Houston Philosophical Society Records contain a small ledger with meeting minutes and a large scrapbook with speeches, meeting notes, and a few newspaper clippings. The collection also includes several additional meeting notes and speeches given by members and guests of the Society and some correspondence.

Dates: 1858-1900; Majority of material found within 1899-1900

Houston Young Women's Christian Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG F 0017
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of organizational records, scrapbooks, and correspondence related to the Houston YWCA and Blue Triangle Branch. Of note are board meeting minutes and the financial records of the organization.

Dates: 1907-1986

Johnnie Hart Brooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0027
Scope and Content Note

The Johnnie Hart Brooks collection contains personal records of Johnnie Hart Brooks childhood and career. This collection, which dates form 1909 to 1993, contains correspondence, photographs from Brooks’ childhood, teaching career, family life, award ceremonies, and a retirement banquet. Several news clippings note her achievements. Artifacts included personal effects BrooksSeveral items provide detailed view of her family.

Dates: 1909 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1983
Found in: Gregory School

O.J. and Bessie Thomas Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0166
Scope and Contents

The O. J. and Bessie Thomas Collection is comprised of documents reflecting primarily the education and achievements of Bessie Thomas and Oscar John Thomas. There is correspondence, awards, photographs and published materials. Many of the records are related to their years at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Dates: 1894 to 1977 1960 to 1969; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969
Found in: Gregory School

Olee Yates McCullough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0155
Scope and Contents This collection contains material collected by Olee Yates McCullough over the on her various personal and professional interests. It includes information on her and her husband, Arthur McCullough Jr., and their teaching careers at the Houston Independent School District; organizations she was involved in, including Delta Sigma Theta and the Ethel Ransom Art and Literary Club; newspaper clippings of Fourth Ward redevelopment and the preservation of Jack Yates’ home; and on her efforts to...
Dates: 1989-1996; Majority of material found in 1930s-1960s
Found in: Gregory School

Prairie View A&M Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0056
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of black and white photographs dating from approximately 1910-1940, as well as supplmental materials incluing a handbook from Prairie View A&M University and papers from the Retired Teacher's Association.

Dates: 1910 - 1940
Found in: Gregory School

Reverend Elias and Beatrice Burnett Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0034
Scope and Contents The Reverend Elias and Beatrice Burnett Collection contains materials related to Richard G. Lockett. This small collection which dates from 1964 to 1966, consists of a Parade of Arts Program from the Richard G. Lockett Junior High School. The Parade of Arts program is a 52-page booklet that documents the events of May 17, 1964. There were many performances from groups such as the Glee Club, the band, the Dance Ensemble, an all girls’ choir and featured military tap dance from the...
Dates: 1964-1966
Found in: Gregory School

Sylvia Brooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0011
Scope and Contents

The Sylvia Brooks Collection houses the papers of Sylvia Brooks. This collection, which dates from, 1990 to 2007 includes newsclippings, publications, awards, scrapbooks, and photographs that document her tenure and accomplishments as the President of the Houston Area Urban League. This collection is valuable for topics on women's leadership and community work in urban areas.

Dates: 1990 - 2007
Found in: Gregory School

Texas Southern University Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0003
Scope and Contents

The Texas Southern University Collection consists of publications of the university. This collection, which dates from 1956 to 1995 includes annual reports, general catalog bulletins, reports, and newspapers published by the university and its students.

Dates: 1956 - 1995
Found in: Gregory School

Willie Lee Gay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0006
Scope and Content The Willie Lee Gay Collection contains the professional and personal papers of teacher and historian Willie Lee Gay. This collection which dates from 1897 to 2012 includes newsclippings, publications, photos, research materials, programs, assorted photocopied images, and organizations that highlight her work as a historian in documenting and preserving the history of African American communities in Houston. This collection contains invaluable research on local houston history and prominent...
Dates: 1897 - 2012
Found in: Gregory School
The African American Library at the Gregory School
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Houston, Texas 77019
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Houston, Texas 77002
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