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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

David Wilson Prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 0499
Content Description

13 16"x20" black and white prints in white matboard frames.

Dates: 1996

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

Diana Fallis Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0157
Dates: 1970 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1987

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

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

 Collection
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...
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

Dr. Benjamin Covington Family Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0170
Dates: 1928-1966

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

 Collection
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

Dr. Kate Bell Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...
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

Earl Fantham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0091
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of maps, abstracts of title, promotional material, and photographs related to some of the subdivisons developed by the Fantham brothers in Houston in the 1920s-1930s.

Dates: 1926-1932

E.C. Noble/Bozeman Family Papers

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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 Howze Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0171
Scope and Contents

The Elbert Howze collection contains newspaper articles, photographs, drawings, and his “Fourth Ward” photography book. The contents of the collection primarily focuses on structures, people, and life in Fourth Ward Houston during the 1980s.

Dates: 1975 - 1997

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

Eliot Elementary School Faculty Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1388
Scope and Contents

This collection contains ten group photographs of the Faculty of Eliot Elementary School. They date from the 1952/1953 to 1960/1961 school years.

Dates: 1952-1961

liza Johnson Home for Aged Negroes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0047
Scope and Contents The Eliza Johnson Home for Aged Negroes Collection documents the history and activities of the Eliza Johnson Home for Aged Negroes and consists of organizational records, patient records, newspaper clippings, and photographs from approximately 1949 to 1983. This collection contains meeting minutes, financial documents, correspondence, brochures, event programs, directories, newspaper clippings, charter, incorporation papers, land deed, constitution, by-laws, a State of Texas Official...
Dates: 1949-1983

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

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

Eloy Perez Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier:  MSS 0191
Scope and Contents This collection consists of postcards, photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings of Eloy Perez and his band playing at various events. These materials were originally housed within a photo album but removed for preservation. Additionally, there are Xerox copies of school records belonging to Sofia and Maggie Salcido, respectively, from the Perez school dating from 1929 to 1933. An interesting find in this collection is a copy of an official Army memorandum granting PFC Felipe Perez...
Dates: 1921 - 1981

Elvira Aranda Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1425
Content Description This collection contains information about the history of the Sociedad Mutualista Obrera Mexicana and it's founder Celestino Suarez as well as information about his daughter, Elvira Aranda and her husband David Aranda. The collection has photos of Elvira and David Aranda as well as an interview transcript with Elvira discussing her early life and experience with discrimination, copies of David Aranda's military documents, and a 50th anniversary magazine celebrating the Sociedad Mutualista...
Dates: 1945-2002

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