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Conrad O. Johnson Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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, calendars, and scrapbook.
Dates: 1995 - 2017; Majority of material found within 2000 - 2017
Found in: Gregory School

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Elbert Terry Family Collection 1930s-1960s

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0140
Content Description The collection is comprised of black and white photographs of African Americans that date from 1933 through 1976. Photographs include the Terry family, along with relatives and friends in Terry's Grocery Market, the Pentecostal Missionary Baptist Church, the Terry family residence, Jack Yates High School, Harris County Court House, and several residential and community areas in Sunnyside. The collection includes photo identification sheets of descriptions of photographs.
Dates: 1933 - 1976
Found in: Gregory School

Elizabeth Montgomery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PH 0003
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Montgomery Photo Collection is comprised of fifteen scanned images. Each of the images scanned were assigned a unique identifier number and scanned in numerical order based on the numbers given. The scanned images are stored digitally at the Gregory School. The collection consists of images of a Douglas Elementary music class, Franklin Beauty School Graduates, and family photos.
Dates: 1924 - 1990
Found in: Gregory School

Elmore and Mae P. Randle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0071
Content Description The Elmore and Mae P. Randle Collection consists of a photograph of Randles' Unisex Salon in Fifth Ward Houston and a poem about Elmore Randle.
Dates: 2012
Found in: Gregory School

Ernestine S. Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0052
Scope and Contents The Ernestine Mitchell Collection contains personal and professional papers of Ernestine Mitchell. This collection, which dates from 1946 to 2011, contains letters, certificates, newsclippings, and photographs that chronicle her career in education and of her family history in her hometown of Angleton, Texas. The majority of the photographs are digital only and are available online at the Houston Public Library Digital Archive.Much of the materials within the collection reflect a...
Dates: 1946 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1969
Found in: Gregory School

Esperson Building Collection

 Collection
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

Esther Marion Nelson Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0136
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection relates to research Dr. Nelson conducted about the experiences of the 6888th Battalion stationed in Birmingham, England, and Rouen, France. Additional research information in the collection is about the military caste system. There are early drafts of chapters and narratives that allude to the book she intended to publish. Photographs and personal records complete this collection.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1940s
Found in: Gregory School

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