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William Jack Bryan Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0046
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two boxes. The first box holds correspondence to and from members of the Bryan family, as well as friends and business associates, from the mid-1800s to the 1920s. Additionally there is a photograph of Lucy Bryan Harvey. The second box contains newspaper issues, and other clippings pertianing to the Bryan and Austin families. Additionally, there are blue print copies for Peach Point Plantation, designed by Stephen F. Austin, which are accompanied by a typewritten...
Dates: 1809-1929; Majority of material found within 1852-1929

William Marsh Rice Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0140
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection consist primarily of Rice's personal and financial correspondence as well as financial records covering his residency in Houston, with the earliest papers dating from 1841. There are some financial records dating back to 1869. The collection also contains personal and financial papers of Frederick Rice, Rice's brother, and of John H. Brown, a business associate of Rice and the first husband of Rice's second wife, Julia Elizabeth Baldwin. A grouping of...
Dates: 1831-1869

William P. Hobby Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1110
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of corporate records and minute books for several corporations. The records books included in the collection are for Cowles Florida Broadcasting, Inc, Houston Post Charities, Inc, The Houston Post Company, H & C Communications, Inc, Channel Two Television Company, Channel Five Television Company, Channel Four Television Company, KCCI-TV Broadcasting, Inc, KPRC Radio Company, and Hobby-Catto Interests, Inc. Also included in the collection is a photograph of the...
Dates: 1965-1986

Willie Blackmon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0009
Scope and Content

The Willie Blackmon Collection consists of newsclippings, events programs, funeral programs, correspondence, photos, family history materials, professional awards, athletic accomplishments, and other ephemera from 1927-2009 that were saved and compiled by Judge Blackmon throughout his career.

Dates: 1927 - 2009
Found in: Gregory School

Willie Lee Gay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0152
Content Description The Willie Lee Gay Collection documents her participation in historic preservation and various historical organizations in Texas and Houston from 1972-1997. Majority of the collection is correspondence from the 1970s through the late 1990s. Some of the topics represented include the Texas Historical leadership award and Texas History Day,and various history events. Materials are largely textual, comprising, memoranda, agendas, invitations, a resume, brochures and programs, clippings,...
Dates: 1972-1997
Found in: Gregory School

Willie Lee Gay Collection

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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

Woodallen Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 1459
Content Description

This collection consists of a wide variety of business photographs produced by Woodallen Photography in Houston from 1946 to 2015. There are images produced for major clients like Sears, Houston Public Library, and Sakowitz, as well as smaller local businesses. In addition to retail and consumer goods, numerous industrial companies are included. Images include products, people, facilities, equipment, and events.

Dates: Other: 1946-2015

Woodyard Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0204
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information on the family’s genealogy, business documents, deeds, and receipts. It includes personal and business correspondence to various members of the Woodyard family, a tintype photograph of Will and Pleasant Smith Humble, and a license to operate a retail establishment in Texas from 1838. The collection also contains 1 published book, Pioneers and Sundry Times by Estelle Woodyard.

Dates: 1838-1980; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1903

Yolita Schmidt Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0097
Content Description This collection contains photographs by Yolita Schmidt of buildings in Houston designed in the style of Moderne Architecture. The collection features a multitude of different buildings stylings from those which hold special historical significance, such as the Astrodome and Jesse H. Jones Hall, to single family homes, skyscrapers, and religious buildings.Many images are identified in the booklet "A Houston Guide: The Moderne Style in Architecture" issued by the "City" project....
Dates: 1972, 1977-1978

Zeta Amicae of Houston Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0050
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documentary records which follow the history of the Houston Zeta Amicae Chapter. This includes minutes, financial records, correspondence, event programs, scrapbooks, and photographs of organization members and events. These materials date from 1948 to 2007.

Dates: 1948-2007
Found in: Gregory School

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The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
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Houston, Texas 77002
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