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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

Ernesto Rodriguez Papers

 Collection
Identifier:  MSS 0107
Scope and Contents This collection contains mostly photographs of the Rodriguez family businesses La Casa Verde grocery store and La Moderna furniture store. A small portion of the collection includes a dealer franchise document, money order, and grocery store advertisements from the 1930s.
Dates: 1911 - 1955; Majority of material found in 1930s-1940s

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

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

Ethel Ransom Art and Literary Club

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Identifier: RG 0059
Scope and Contents The Ethel Ransom Art and Literary Club records documents the activities of the club from 1927-1935. Items include meeting minute and a membership list. Materials are Xerox copies of the Club's earliest records which were donated under the presidential tenure of Claudia J. Lewis.
Dates: 1927 - 1935
Found in: Gregory School

Eulundia Kay Shepard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0094
Scope and Contents The Eulinda Kay Shepard collection contains materials that document the political and community activities of Beulah Shepard mostly from the 1980s through the mid-1990s. Items included correspondence, meeting minutes, annual reports, financial and legal records, land deeds biographical materials, family tree, newspaper clippings, newsletters, directories, posters, flyers, awards and photographs, photo cd and da planners. This collection is valuable for researchers seeking information on...
Dates: 1956-2005; Majority of material found in 1979-1999
Found in: Gregory School

Felicia Jeter Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0153
Content Description This collection contains photographs of journalist Felicia Jeter, negatives, an oral history transcript, scripts, newpaper clippings, posters and biographical materials.
Dates: 1970-1989; Majority of material found in 1980-1983
Found in: Gregory School

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

Francis Page, Sr. Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0156
Content Description The Francis Page, Sr. collection contains b/w and color images from his personal collection during the 1980s. Many are of him and his guests during his fiftieth birthday celebration. A few capture his work in newspaper publishing or are of family members. Photograph identification sheets are available for images 1-94.
Dates: 1980s
Found in: Gregory School

Frank E. Mann Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0049
Scope and Contents Among the major subjects and materials of the collection are the reports on the nine single-member council districts plan, editorials on cable television, correspondence and financial statements covering city finances as a whole, reports on the technological development of fire control equipment, and progress reports regarding rapid transit. The rest of the materials consist of letters, reports of meetings, editorials, hearings, memoranda, and recommendations concerning such subjects as City...
Dates: 1960-1979

Frank J. Schleuter Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0223
Dates: 1909-1947

Frank Meyer Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: MSS 0213
Scope and Contents This collection is entirely comprised of architectural drawings. Most drawings do not identify client and/or address.

Please see the Architectural Drawings Database for information on Frank Meyer drawings at HMRC. Accessing drawings may require an appointment, please contact HMRC for details.
Dates: 1910-1922

Frank Schleuter Photographs / Bank of the Southwest Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0100
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs by the prolific Houston commercial photographer, Frank Schleuter. A wide variety of topics are included, such as images of skylines, construction, oil fields, industry, agriculture, rural life, Houston’s port and ship channel, social occasions, and Houston’s citizens. While Schleuter's career spanned a longer period, this collection primarily features photoraphs dating from 1907 to 1943. Formats range from glate plates on through more modern film, and the...
Dates: 1907-1945

Franklin Beauty School Collection

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Identifier: RG 0002
Scope and Contents The Franklin Beauty School Collection records houses documents realted to the operation of the beauty school from 1938 to 1976. These documents include student registration forms, the Franklin Beauty School's publications and flyers, correspondence relating to students, payroll records, taxes and business records. There are also records relating to agencies and organizations auxiliary to The Franklin Beauty School, but were important to the school's practice. Documents were retained from state...
Dates: 1938 - 1976
Found in: Gregory School

The Franklin Beauty School Collection

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Identifier: RG-D-0044
Scope and Contents The Franklin Beauty School Collection records consist of many different types of documents from the operation of the beauty school. These include student registration forms, the Franklin Beauty School's publications and flyers, correspondence relating to students, payroll records, taxes and business records. There are also records relating to agencies and organizations auxiliary to The Franklin Beauty School, but were important to the school's practice. Documents were retained from trade...
Dates: 1937-1977
Found in: Gregory School

Franklin Printing House Records

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Identifier: RG 0066
Scope and Contents The Franklin Printing House Records contain company business and financial records. It contains correspondence, legal deeds, financial accounts and photographs pertaining to the firm of A. Franklin Sittig,owner of the Franklin Printing House. Photographs are exterior views buildings on Franklin Avenue. Most of the material relates to the period 1900 to 1906. The bound ledger sheds light not only on the operations of the Franklin Printing House, but on over eighty firms and organizations...
Dates: 1900-1906
Found in: Gregory School

Fred Vermillion Glass Plate Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0224
Dates: 1918-1919

General S. and Mary L. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0129
Scope and Contents The Johnson Papers collection is reflective of Mrs. Johnson’s life and career, spanning mostly through the 1920s to the 1970s. The papers include original writings, correspondence, biographical material, and newspaper clippings. Significant portions of the collection represent her time as a teacher and educator, showcase her editorial writings, and signify the Johnson’s involvement with the Antioch Baptist Church in Houston. Most of the content is limited to the Houston, Texas region. While...
Dates: 1912-1979
Found in: Gregory School

George and Marshall Brown Oral History

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

George P. Brown Papers

 Collection
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

Gertrude Ackerly / La Porte, Texas Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0273
Dates: 1890s-1925

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

 Collection
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

Gray Studio / Arla Bintliff Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0215
Dates: 1913-1919

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

 Collection
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

Harambee Club Records

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Identifier: RG 0026
Scope and Contents This collection houses the records of the Harambee Club in Houston, Texas from 1987 to 2012. It consits of correspondence, meeting minute, financial and legal documetns, literatery material, photographs, printed materials including flyers and programs and multiple scrapbooks wich detail the history and functions of the Harambee Club and its members.
Dates: 1987 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1998
Found in: Gregory School

Hardy Anderson Oral History

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

Hardy Street Toll Road Controversy Collection

 Collection
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

Harper Leiper Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0287
Dates: 1945-1974

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