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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.
The Bessie Hughes Collection houses the personal records of Bessie Huhges and Dee Franklin. This collection, which dates from 1973 to 1970, consists of certificates, degrees, correspondence, research notes, and photos that were compiled and gathered by family members of Bessie Hughes and Dee Franklin.
This collection is entirely comprised of architectural drawings from Betty Jo Jones' firm. There are a few sheets of paper in reference to people who requested and/or received stock plan books of her designs. While the collection contains primarily stock plans, many of those have been tailored to individual clients and/or addresses.
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 Black History Calendar of Liberty County Collection is comprised of annual calendars jointly produced by the Liberty County Historical Commission and the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, Texas. The calendars were produced to recognize the rich history of African Americans in Liberty County. The years covered by the collection are from 2001-2010.
The Black Public Administrators - Houston records consists of event programs, a History, and awards that highlight the organizations activities and accomplishments from 1996-2007. Includes a summary booklet of the chapter activities, which include, letters, event flyers, and organizational structures. Researchers interested in professional groups advocating for issues important to the community and the public administration profession
The Booker T. Washington High School Memorabilia contains clippings, school publications, programs, plaques, photographs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and trophies from 1948 – 2007 provided by Howard Bruce who was an English teacher, counselor, and theatre director at Booker T. Washington High School. The contents of the collection primarily focus on Booker T. Washington High School and its theatre program.
Scope and Content of the time capsule will be determined by the future archivist, when the time capsule has been opened and processed at a future date.
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.
The Burns Family Collection contains personal papers of the Burns family of Houston, Texas. This collection, which dates from 1955 to 2009, consists of funeral programs, school programs, and ephemera of individuals and places that had special meaning to the family.
Compiled about 1911, this album shows 160 interiors and exteriors of various Houston businesses as photographed McKay Commercial Photographers. The album itself was bound by Rein and son, Houston, TX. Each photo is accompanied by advertising text.
The Pickett Collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, and speeches of the former mayor.
The Calvin Wheat Photographs and Papers contain photographic works from Mr. Wheat's personal collection. Many of these photographs are relevant to Houston history during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In addition to photographs, Mr. Wheat's personal records are part of the collection. The documents contained in the collection reflect Mr. Wheat's interest in photography and photographic equipment.
- Houston History Research Center 299
- African American History Research Center 145
- photographs 79
- Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston 40
- African American women -- Texas -- Houston 27
- African Americans -- Texas -- Houston 26
- Architecture -- Texas -- Houston 21
- African American women 17
- African American men -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Education -- Texas -- Houston 14
- Photographers -- Texas -- 20th century 14
- African American educators 13
- African American families -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston 13
- Houston (Tex.) 13
- League of United Latin American Citizens 13
- Municipal government 13
- African American women -- History -- 20th century 12
- Fourth Ward (Houston, Tex.) 12
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 12
- African American business enterprises 11
- African American businesspeople 11 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 29
- Latin 1
- Undetermined 1
- Houston History Research Center 8
- Houston Public Library 6
- Boy Scouts of America 4
- Houston Independent School District (Tex.) 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
- Leland, Mickey 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 + ∧ less