Showing Collections: 271 - 300 of 391
Identifier: MSS 1014
Identifier: MSS 0477
Scope and Contents Mildred Hausinger and Marguerite Austin were born and raised in the Houston and Gulf Coast area and worked for the Spring Branch Independent School District. Their photo collection offers a view into their public and private lives as a lesbian couple living in Houston throughout the 20th century.This collection consists of papers, photographs, audiovisual material, and objects. Material comes from Margy’s family, Mildred’s family, and the time they shared together. ...
Dates: Inclusive Date Range: 1900-2012; Majority of material found within Bulk Dates: 1950s-1990s
Identifier: MSS 0074
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers contain extensive correspondence and records of the Texas Equal Suffrage Association from efforts to amend the state constitution to the campaign for ratification of the 19th Amendment and all the local and county crusades in between. The collection is invaluable to the study of the women's movement in Texas from 1915 to 1920. T.E.S.A. and Mrs. Cunningham also initiated such projects in support of World War I as Liberty Loan...
Dates: 1914 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1920
Identifier: MSS 0029
Scope and Contents Minnie Majorie Harvey Collection contains the papers of Minnie majorie Harvery. This collection, which dates from 1927 to 1962, consists of a biography of Minnie Ratcliff, a photograph and diploma of her high school graduation, and sheet music from Phillis Wheatley High School. This small collection provides a glimpse in to the life of a former student at Gregory Elementary School and Phillis Wheatley High School.
Dates: 1927 - 1962
Identifier: MSS 1466
Scope and Contents This collection is almost entirely composed of printed, digitally accessed or photocopied newspaper articles pertaining to the May 7, 1977 slaying of Joe Campos Torres by Houston police officers, and the subsequent 1978 Cinco de Mayo riot at Moody Park fueled by it and other incidents of police brutality against Latinos during the 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1977-1978; 1976-2003
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.
Identifier: RG 0021
Scope and Contents The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of the church from 1933 to 2011. the majority of materials are from 1962 to 1968 under the pastorship of Rev. A. Doyal McCraw. This collection contains the church history, constitution and by-laws, correspondence related to the "Guess Work of Church Support" requesting donations for building renovations and the annual women's day events, and anniversary programs pastor anniversary programs and Sunday services programs. Also...
Dates: 1933 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1998
Identifier: RG 0062
Content Description This small collection was developed through community efforts to obtain a historical marker for Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, one of the three oldest black churches in Houston. It contains documents related to this effort, early church member’s testimony, legal documents, and photographs.
Dates: 1900-1977; Majority of material found in 1970s
Identifier: MSS 1385
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of photographs showing the Mowery family from 1894 to the 1920s. The photographs include parents, grandparents, and grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. In addition to images of the family, there are also images of an oil gusher at Pierce Junction, train tracks through town, and a visit by a barnstormer airplane. Featuring farm animals and fields, the photographs depict a fairly rural view of the outer edges of Houston at the time.Also...
Identifier: MSS 0260
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials gathered by Sarah H. Emmott in the course of her active work in the environmental movement in Houston from the 1960's onward, together with the library of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council.
Identifier: MSS 0052
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, yearbooks, and publications pertaining to Mrs. Carleton’s participation in local, state and national women’s organizations. The collection also contains several boxes of photographs of family, friends, and club activities. In addition there are seven scrapbooks containing photographs and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1896 - 1977
Identifier: MSS 0071
Scope and Contents The collection begins with the business papers of the Houston Oil Company and its subsidiaries. Correspondence, minutes, financial papers and leasing information are arranged in rough chronology. Hill's personal correspondence combined with printed materials follow alphabetically by name of person or organization. Frequently this correspondence has a business or public service emphasis.The final section includes cartons of extensive correspondence, reports and minutes of a number of...
Dates: 1901-1949; Majority of material found within 1930-1940
Identifier: MSS 0198
Scope and Contents This Collection consists primarily of correspondence, copies of charters, ordinances, City Council meeting minutes, proposals, assorted city documents, scrapbooks, and maps created between 1959 and 1981. All materials in this collection came directly from Houston City Hall, where Goyen held office from 1956-1981. While most materials in this collection pertain to city affairs, Series 9 includes materials from Goyen’s alma mater, the University of Houston, and Series 12 includes...
Dates: 1955-1983; Majority of material found within 1964-1972
Identifier: MSS 1144
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection consists of Houston telephone directory covers printed by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1905-2004. Of particular interest are several covers from the 1950s forward which are decorated with drawings from artists Karl Hoefle (1959, 1960-1971), Norman Baxter (1978-1980, and B. Wallace (1987-1990). In addition to these, the earliest directories feature advertisements for several local businesses including H.W Lottman Furniture Company, Henke and Pillot...
Identifier: MSS 0036
Scope and Contents The Naomi Polk Collection contains programs, news clippings, photographs, and official documents that chronicle her family history and works as an artist from 1935-2003. Also includes some works of Rosalie Taylor and an oral history of Taylor.
Identifier: MSS 0165
Content Description This collection documents the histories of two different associations of colored women’s clubs from 1945 to 1983: the Texas Association of Women and Girls Clubs and the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs. Records include histories, constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, reports, membership lists, newsletters, yearbooks clippings and speeches of the Texas Association of Women and Girls Clubs. Includes information on the Olivia Washington District and the Bachelor Girls’ Library...
Identifier: RG E 0023
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of scrapbooks, correspondence, publications and photographs of of the many internal and community services and programs sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women in Houston.
Dates: 1913-1976 1945-1959; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1959
Identifier: RG O 0001
Scope and Content Note This collection includes administrative files of the local organizers of the conference, including lists of volunteers, delegates, and visitors, as well as agendas, reports, correspondence, and publications. The materials provide information both about the convention itself and concerning issues the participants discussed.
Identifier: MSS 1467
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs from Ned Bosnick's show "Texas." The show was put on in Lampasas for the Texas Sesquicentennial in 1986. The exhibit consists of 151 photographs shot around the state in 1984 and 1985 in honor of the Texas Sesquicentennial. The photographs traveled around Texas in 1986 as an exhibition.
Dates: 1984-1985 ; Publication: 1986
Identifier: MSS 1463
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographic negatives, photographic prints, and correspondence. Focusing on the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas, the images depict Catholic religious buildings and objects. The photographs were taken by Lt. Nell Rowena Tucker (USN) of Bellaire during a visit to the Czech community of Hostyn--probably in 1941 or 1942. The photographic prints each have explanatory notes on the back, providing information about the development of the community...
Identifier: MSS 0004
Scope and Content The Nellye Joyce Punch Collection houses the personal papers of Nellye Joyce Punch. This collection, which dates from 1964 to 2009 includes newsclippings, awards, publications, ephemera and community materials that chronicle her professional and personal involvement with issues that she has championed in community. The collection also contains a scrapbook with congratulatory notes and photos from the 1992 Savvy Awards. This collection evidences community activism in Houston and Fifth Ward.
Dates: 1964 - 2009
Identifier: MSS 0024
Scope and Contents The Nicholson Family Papers is comprised primarily of transcriptions of William Nicholson's Civil War correspondence. William Nicholson served with the Texas Rangers and died in battle at Coosville, Georgia, in 1864. The Nicholsons were related to the House family (early Houston bankers) through marriage.
Dates: 1850-1880; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864
Identifier: MSS 0058
Scope and Contents The Noah Rattler Collection is comprised of book authored by Noah rattlers titled "Noah’s Walk."
Identifier: MSS 1389
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the organizational records related to Nuestra Palabra. This includes administrative files, publications, and photographs. The bulk of the collection is made up of promotional materials for programs and events, press kits for authors, and newspaper clippings that feature Nuestra Palabra programs.
Note: The recordings of the Nuestra Palabra radio show are housed at the University of Houston Special Collections.
Note: The recordings of the Nuestra Palabra radio show are housed at the University of Houston Special Collections.
Dates: 1995-2015; Majority of material found in 2000s
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
Identifier: MSS 0113
Scope and Contents The primary emphasis of the collection is correspondence from the early founders of Texas and Houston, such as Sam Houston, A. C. Allen, J. W. Fannin, and Thomas Bagby. The papers are helpful to the study of the Republic of Texas. They also include many miscellaneous business and legal documents relevant to nineteenth century Texas.
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
Identifier: MSS 0035
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.
Identifier: MSS 0022
Scope and Contents The Oscar and Maudene McNary Collection reflectss the lives of Oscar and Maudene McNary as art collectors and art consultants, and the many artists they have known both professionally and personally over the years. This collection, which dates from 1915 to 2008 consists of newsclippings, correspondence, programs, photographs, art books, art related publications, and art and artifacts created by African American artists including John Biggers, Carroll Harris Simms, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert...
Dates: 1915 - 2008
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 247
- Gregory School 144
- photographs 74
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 37
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 25
- African American women 17
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 16
- African American men -- Texas -- Houston 14
- African American educators 13
- African American families -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Houston (Tex.) 13
- Municipal government 13
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11
- African Americans—Texas—Houston 11
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 11
- League of United Latin American Citizens 11
- Municipal officials and employees 11 ∧ less
- English 390
- Spanish; Castilian 17
- Undetermined 1
- Houston Metropolitan Research Center 8
- Boy Scouts of America 4
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 4
- Houston Public Library 4
- League of United Latin American Citizens 4
- Antioch Baptist Church (Houston, Tex.) 3
- Boy Scouts of America. Sam Houston Area Council 3
- Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 3
- Hobby, William Pettus, 1878-1964 3
- Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 3
- Litterst Commercial Photo Company 3
- Unknown 3
- Brown, Lee, 1937- 2
- Citizens Environmental Coalition 2
- Dixon Commercial Photo Company 2
- Dixon, Robert D. 2
- Dupree, Anna Johnson, 1891-1977 2
- Gray's Studio (Houston, Tex.) (1897-1949) 2
- Hainsworth Young, Hazel, 1905-2009 2
- Houston Chronicle (Houston, Tex.) (1901-) 2 ∧ less