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Charles Tapley Associates Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0427
Content Description This collection is comprised entirely of architectural drawings. Of note are drawings for Buffalo Bayou and Tranquillity Parks.

Please see the Architectural Drawings Database for information on the Charles Tapley Associates Architectural Drawings at HMRC. Accessing drawings may require an appointment, please contact HMRC for details.
Dates: 1966-1986

Chat-an-Hour Social and Cultural Club Records

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Identifier: RG 0045
Scope and Contents The Chat-an-Hour Social Club Records documents the activites of the organization from 1949-1981. It contains a pamphlet a single photograph and mostly meeting minutes. Meeting minutes are incomplete, as some were either lost or misplaced at the time of donation.
Dates: 1949 - 1981
Found in: Gregory School

C.H.C. Amerman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0325
Scope and Contents This collection contains 8x10" black and white photographic prints developed from 3 1/2" x 5" glass plate negatives. The original photographs were taken by C.H.C. Amerman around 1898-1905. The prints that comprise this collection were created by HMRC staff around 1987. Many of the photos depict C.H.C. Amerman's friends and family, including his brother Almeron Earl Amerman, his sisters Katy Terrell Amerman and Nona Leigh Amerman, and his parents Almeron Fields Amerman and Mary F....
Dates: 1898 - 1905

Christia Adair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0017
Scope and Contents The Christia V. Adair Collection is comprised of newsclippings, photographs, programs, correspondence, publications, artifacts, and textiles from 1894 to 1985 which she had accumulated during her life. Many of the materials document her family history, her career in civil rights and suffrage for women, and also personal items that had special meaning to her.
Dates: 1894 - 1985
Found in: Gregory School

Christia Adair Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0109
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Documents are in the forms of some personal items from Adair, correspondence to and from Adair, and organizational records from associations and organizations she was a part of. The newspaper clippings are representative of the issues she was concerned about, mainly civil rights, and politics and government. This includes school segregation and integration, youth and education, the democratic party, and election...
Dates: 1893-1989; Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s
Found in: Gregory School

Citizens Environmental Coalition Records

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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 and...
Dates: 1969-1986

City of Houston Aviation Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG A 0005
Scope and Contents This collection covers a range of activities at Houston Municipal Airport, later Hobby Airport, from 1937-1981. There are also files on the concept and development of Houston Intercontinental Airport, which was intended to replace Houston Municipal Airport. Topics covered range from dealings with airlines to counts of landings, departures and passenger flow to accident reports. Materials in this collection are primarily correspondence and inter-office correspondence, and include annual reports,...
Dates: 1937-1981

City of West University Place Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG M 0005
Scope and Contents The collection, created by the members of the West University Place Historical Society, contains research on the development and history of the City of West University Place. The collection contains newspaper articles, original research, oral histories, and a large number of photographs and street files, detailing the history of individual homes within the city.
Dates: 1908 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1998

Conrad O. Johnson Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0039
Content Description The Conrad O. Johnson Collection contains papers that highlight his career accomplishments. This collection evidences the life and legacy of the African American band and music director during the 1960s and the long-term impact of mentorship on youth. Includes funeral programs, newspaper clippings, event programs, promotion DVDs related to Kashmere Reunion Stage Band and Thunder Soul and posters.
Dates: 1991-2011; Majority of material found in 2008
Found in: Gregory School

Courtlandt Place Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1130
Scope and Content Note This collection contains material created during the Courtlandt Association's work for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places in the mid-1970s.
Dates: 1906-1982; Majority of material found within 1974-1979

Current Literature Club

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Identifier: RG E 0027
Content Description This collection consists of the records of the Current Literature Club (1900-1989), the Junior Current Literature Club (1964-1991), and the merged Junior Current Literature Club (1993-2007). These records were created by club members as they planned and recorded every aspect of the club's programming. The collection includes the minutes from general membership meetings and officers' meetings, yearbooks, financial records, project reports, publicity, correspondence, research papers, and...
Dates: Other: 1900-2007

Dance Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1233
Scope and Contents The Dance Club Collection is comprised of the records retained by the Club’s historian. Included are the correspondence related to membership, budget and planning, the Dance Club constitution, photographs and other media related to events and a scrapbook dedicated to reunions.
Dates: 1939-1993; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity Collection

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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

Diana Fallis Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0157
Dates: 1970 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1987
Found in: Gregory School

Dirden Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0086
Scope and Contents The Dirden Family Collection, is composed primarily of materials collected by Deborah and Willie Dirden that document the theatrical activities on Broadway, off-Broadway, regional theater and filmography of Brandon Dirden, Jason Dirden, and Crystal Dickinson Dirden from 1995 to present. The collection contains autographed playbills, photographs, news clippings, a magazine, autographed theater tickets, and calendars.
Dates: 1995 - 2017; Majority of material found within 2000 - 2017
Found in: Gregory School

Dixon Photographs (Litterst Commercial Photography Company)

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Identifier: MSS 0089
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs from Houston's Dixon Commercial Photography Company, a successor to the Litterst Commercial Photography Company. Taken for commercial purposes, the photographs largely feature industrial shots and portraits, as well as images that would have been taken for insurance purposes. The photographs range in date from approximately 1941-1966, and focus primarily on the Houston area.
Dates: 1941-1966

Domestic Architecture of Harris County, 1824-1914 / Junior League Photographic Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0248
Dates: 1857-1960; Majority of material found within 1900-1924

Donald C. Barton Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0005
Scope and Contents The collection consists of his business and some personal correspondence from 1922 to 1929 with the bulk of the material spanning the years 1927-1929. Three of the volumes contain correspondence between Dr. Barton and the Freeport Sulphur Company (1927-1928), the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas (1926-1929), and the Association of Petroleum Geologists (1929). Most of the other volumes detail the first two years of his career as a consulting geologist. It reflects business...
Dates: 1922-1929; Majority of material found within 1927-1929

Donna Beth Shaw Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0342
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains the research materials of Donna Beth Shaw as she prepared her book Mirabeau B. Lamar: A Texas Patriot and His Poems as well as her research on Frostown, Texas.
Dates: 1936-2009

Dowell-Littlefield Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0050
Scope and Contents The Dowell-Littlefield Papers consist of correspondence from the Dowell family, as well as a relative, Major George Littlefield of Gonzales. Correspondence dates back to 1868 and is mainly personal in nature.
Dates: 1868-1906

Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. Tatum Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 11 published and unpublished books written by Velma Tatum and Charles Tatum f from 1984 through 2010. Most of the books focus on African American family history in Texas, Charles Tatum’s family history and life, with one about his experiences at Prairie View A&M University. It also includes the family histories of the Osby Family from Shelby County and the Dillingham, Hudgins, Royster and Taylor Families of Matagorda County and several books on the history of...
Dates: 1984 - 2010
Found in: Gregory School

Dr. Benjamin Covington Family Papers and Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0170
Dates: 1928-1966
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. Gladys Forde Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0015
Scope and Contents The Dr. Gladys Forde houses the papers of Gladys Inez Forde. This collection, which dates from 1932 to 2008, includes newsclippings, obituaries for family and friends, funeral programs, publications related to blacks and politics in Texas, and family photographs.
Dates: 1932 - 2008
Found in: Gregory School

Dr. Kate Bell Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0098
Dates: 1952-1958

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

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

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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 provides a glimpse into the life of a middle-class Houston family from the 1890s to the 1940s. It consists of personal and business correspondence of the Noble family, as well as documents 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...
Dates: 1818-1954; Majority of material found within 1890s-1940s

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