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Dr. George Ebey Papers

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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. Kate Bell Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0098
Dates: 1952-1958

Dr. Ray K. Daily Papers

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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

Dr. S.O. Young Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0010
Scope and Contents The Dr. S.O. Young Papers is a small collection of newspaper clippings, manuscripts, pamphlets, and correspondence relating to the activities of Dr. S.O. Young and his mother, Maude J. Young. The major part of the collection relates to S. O. Young.
Dates: 1836-1934

Dr. W.A. Quebedeaux Environmental Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0234
Scope and Contents The collection consists of business correspondence, some personal items including Dr. Quebedeaux's theses, diplomas, certificates of appreciation, etc., copies of his and others articles and speeches, clippings and photographs and slides, mainly of pollution and its effects. There is also a large collection of precedents put together by him for use in his work and the classes he taught.The collection starts with correspondence relating to Dr. Quebedeaux's work, followed by personal...
Dates: 1932-1985

E. M. House Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0399
Scope and Contents This collection features a set of 56 individual photographs and a scrapbook which includes stamps, photographs, and wax letter seals. Also included is a speech given by House in 1935 and a copy of the Versailles Peace Congress agenda.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

E.C. Noble/Bozeman Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 1298
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and business correspondence of the Noble family, as well as miscellany related to various financial matters, social interests, and religious involvement. It also contains land indentures and grants dating to 1818. There are several Civil War era letters, and two signed military orders from the Civil War. There are also a number of photographs, both prints and negatives.While incomplete, this collection does provide a glimpse of a middle-class...
Dates: 1818-1954; Majority of material found within 1890s-1940s

Ed Kilman Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0080
Abstract Ed Kilman was a newspaperman in Houston for many years, working as a reporter, columnist, and an editor for the Houston Post. He also wrote a number of books on Texas history. This collection contains many of his writings, as well as personal correspondence and papers.
Dates: 1905-1989

Edwin A. Bonewitz Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0025
Scope and Contents The Edwin A. Bonewitz Papers is a small holding of manuscripts, maps, drawings, correspondence, and notes of a lay historian relating to the history of Texas and especially Houston during the Republic and early statehood periods. Although Bonewitz researched most of his adult life, the collection consists of material he compiled after 1950; the rest was destroyed. After Ed's death in 1969, his brother Fred Bonewitz deposited these remaining papers with the Houston Public Library....
Dates: 1830's-1960's

Esperson Building Collection

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Identifier: RG D 0001
Scope and Contents The Esperson Building Collection consists of specifications, newspaper special issues for building openings, newspaper clippings, an unbound scrapbook, and photographs detailing the construction and opening of the Esperson buildings in downtown Houston in the 1920s and 1940s. The photos are of the construction with indoor and outdoor shots, as well as the completed building, including a night shot.
Dates: 1923-1976; Majority of material found in 1923-1953

Fisher-Hill Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0023
Scope and Contents The collection includes several leaves of correspondence relating to ante-bellum Texas and a group of nineteenth century business documents concerning various family members.

In addition, there is a more recent collection of family correspondence dealing with family history. Three folders of genealogical manuscripts relating to various Fisher-Hill family members are included, as well as a collection of miscellaneous newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1837-1970

George and Marshall Brown Oral History

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Identifier: OH-GS-0003
Dates: 1/13/2010
Found in: Gregory School

George P. Brown Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0060
Scope and Contents The George P. Brown Papers contains one box of 19th and early 20th century correspondence, clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1865-1913

Gilbert Mers Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0063
Scope and Contents The Gilbert Mers Papers contains newspaper publications and clippings, correspondence, minutes, and miscellaneous handbills and propaganda concerning labor activities and the union career of Gilbert Mers, dating from 1936 through 1969. The collection's primary emphasis, however, is on publications dating from 1936-1939 concerning union organizations such as the Sailors Union of the Pacific (S.U.P.), Progressive Sea-going Firemen, International Longshoremen's Association (I.L.A.), and the...
Dates: 1936-1969

Gordon Quan Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0491
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Gordon Quan during his years on the Houston City Council from 2000-2005. A bulk of the materials document his work in the Office for Immigration and Refugee Affairs. The records primarily consist of City of Houston administrative records, correspondence, meeting agendas, and research materials, and program information. Secondary records include program reports and guides. Remaining records consist of newspaper clippings, speeches, and conference materials....
Dates: 1990 - 2005; Majority of material found within 2000 - 2005

Graciela Saenz Collection

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Identifier: MSS 1395
Scope and Contents The collection covers the period 1992-2000, which includes the years that Saenz served on Houston City Council, with address lists, agendas, appointment calendars, bank statements, brochures, checks, correspondence, greeting cards, invitations, mechanical copies of fax transmissions, memos, message logs, meeting minutes, news releases, newsletters, newspaper articles, note pads, publications, questionnaires, receipts, reports, requests for meetings, schedules, and voter analysis printouts. The...
Dates: 1992-2000 1997; Majority of material found in 1997 - 1997

Greater Houston Civic Council, et al, vs. Mann, et al

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Identifier: RG O 0003
Scope and Contents The Houston Civic Council, et al, vs Mann, et al (1976) Collection contains 19 volumes of trial transcripts from the court case held in Houston from November 8 to December 10, 1976. The plaintiffs in the suit sought to institute election by single member districts in an effort to give minorities greater representation on the city council. Various witnesses were called to testify, from city employees to political scientists. Topics discussed throughout the trial were varied but centered...
Dates: 1976

Hardy Anderson Oral History

 Item
Identifier: OH-GS-0004
Dates: 1/13/2010
Found in: Gregory School

Hardy Street Toll Road Controversy Collection

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Identifier: RG F 0018
Scope and Contents The collection consists of files created by The Metropolitan Organization. The files are arranged topically by series. The physical organization has for the most part been kept.
Dates: 1969-1983 1979-1983; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1983

Heather and Thistle, Scottish Society Collection

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Identifier: RG E 0093
Content Description The collection is comprised of photographs, videos, and scrapbooks taken of events held by the Heather and Thistle Society. The photo albums contain images of various events held by the Heather and Thistle Society. Also provided are negatives of various events such as the Houston Highland Games and various balls and suppers hosted by the Heather and Thistle society. The scrapbooks hold mixtures of photos, newsletters, newspaper clippings, sctottish images and tartan patterns. Also included in...
Dates: Other: 1953-2013

Heiser-Alban Collection of Historical Circus Materials

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Identifier: MSS 0257
Scope and Contents This collection contains periodicals, clippings, correspondence, photographs, posters, and other memorabilia relating to the circus from the collection of Joseph Matthew Heiser, Jr. ( 1897-1987), a well-known Houston naturalist (see MSS 246, J. M. Heiser Jr. Environmental Collection) and long-time circus fan who served in both World Wars and was employed by the Texas Company as...
Dates: 1882-1987

HMRC Photo Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0114
Content Description This is an artificial collection of images documenting the economic and social development of the city, predominantly commercial views, including businesses, street scenes, and people. Most photographs are silver gelatin prints; there are two distinct albums and two photogravure books. Topics in the HMRC Collection include: business portraits, politicians, sports, Houston Law School, elementary and high school classes, parades, early aviation, Luna Park construction, motion picture...
Dates: 1890s-1950s

HMRC Small Collections

 Collection
Identifier: SC
Dates: 1900s

Hollywood Cemetery Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0359
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of business papers, a historical marker application, a proposal to digitize historical records, burial/disinternment applications, and the personal research notes of Donna Beth Shaw.
Dates: 1902-2011

Horace Dickinson Taylor Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0053
Scope and Contents The Taylor family collection consists of correspondence to and from Horace Dickinson Taylor and his family between 1848 and 1898. The letters concern daily life in the nineteenth century. There is, however, a noticeable gap in the correspondence during the Civil War period. A brief history, written in 1965 by a descendant, is also included.
Dates: 1848-1898

Houston Anti-Viet Nam War Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0173
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of printed material, much of which was published by the Students for a Democratic Society, a leading anti-war organization commonly known by its acronym "SDS". The documents, newsletters, and other publications in this collection establish the national and international opposition to the war and place local opposition to it in Houston within a proper context. This collection also established the historic connection between opposition to the war and opposition to...
Dates: 1965-1973

Houston City Charter Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG A 0027
Scope and Contents This collection contains scrapbooks of news clippings and the minutes of the Charter Commission.
Dates: 1938

Houston Heights Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0229
Scope and Contents MSS 0229 Houston Heights Photographs is an artificial collection consisting of 181 images documenting the Houston Heights neighborhood from 1904 to 1975. The collection consists largely of copy negatives and copy prints, many or all of which were likely produced by HMRC staff. In most cases, the donor(s) appear to have retained the original photographs. Photographs 1-8 are original prints, with at least three of these attributed to Frank Schlueter. Pictured in the collection are homes,...
Dates: 1904 - 1974

Houston Modern Dance Council

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Identifier: RG E 0075
Scope and Contents This collection focuses primarily on Roberta Stokes and her modern dance endeavors. From 1975 to 1988, Stokes served as a pioneer of the modern dance scene in Houston. This collection consists of photographs, promotional materials, scrapbook pages, audio tapes, video cassettes, transcripts, correspondence, and drawings.
Dates: 1966-1989; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1987
The African American Library at the Gregory School
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