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Johnny Goyen Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0198
Scope and Contents This Collection consists primarily of correspondence, copies of charters, ordinances, City Council meeting minutes, proposals, assorted city documents, scrapbooks, and maps created between 1959 and 1981. All materials in this collection came directly from Houston City Hall, where Goyen held office from 1956-1981. While most materials in this collection pertain to city affairs, Series 9 includes materials from Goyen’s alma mater, the University of Houston, and Series 12 includes...

MSS 0260 Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection

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Identifier: MSS-0260
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials gathered by Sarah H. Emmott in the course of her active work in the environmental movement in Houston from the 1960's onward, together with the library of the Texas Coastal & Marine Council.

MSS 0316 Judson Robinson Sr. Family Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0316
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of photographs and a few newsclippings regarding his activities with the Y.M.C.A. during the 1950's and into the 1970's.
Found in: Gregory School

MSS 1144: Houston Telephone Directory Covers Collection

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Identifier: MSS 1144
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection consists of Houston telephone directory covers printed by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1905-2004. Of particular interest are several covers from the 1950s forward which are decorated with drawings from artists Karl Hoefle (1959, 1960-1971), Norman Baxter (1978-1980, and B. Wallace (1987-1990). In addition to these, the earliest directories feature advertisements for several local businesses including H.W Lottman Furniture Company, Henke and Pillot...

Nathaniel Davis Oral History

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Identifier: OH-GS-0005
Found in: Gregory School

National Council of Jewish Women Collection

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Identifier: RG E 0023
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of scrapbooks, correspondence, publications and photographs of of the many internal and community services and programs sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women in Houston.

National Women's Conference Collection

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Identifier: RG O 0001
Scope and Content Note This collection includes administrative files of the local organizers of the conference, including lists of volunteers, delegates, and visitors, as well as agendas, reports, correspondence, and publications. The materials provide information both about the convention itself and concerning issues the participants discussed.

OH E 436 Martha Whiting Oral History

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Identifier: OH E 436
Scope and Contents Martha Countee Whiting (1912-2012) was the youngest child of Nannie Selena Yates and Thomas Countee and was a granddaughter to the Reverend Jack Yates (for more on Jack Yates, please see the finding aid for MSS 0281).Whiting was instrumental is getting Antioch Baptist Church, which her grandfather help found in 1866, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Later, the Texas Historical Commission dedicated a historical marker to the church in 1994. Whiting also...

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Collection

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Identifier: RG 1013
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are mainly of a narrative historical nature. They include manuscripts from individuals and collections of clippings and group interviews compiled in an attempt to chronicle the history of the church and its school. Also included are bulletins from various fiestas and masses. Although the documents do not provide a comprehensive history of the church and school (the documents addressing these entities having last been updated in 1984 and 1966, respectiely), they...

Oveta Culp Hobby Papers and Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 1356
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of photographs of various generations of the William P. Hobby family and the Houston Post building and events. The collection also includes photographs from Oveta Culp Hobby’s army career. Also included is a book titled "Around the World in 13 Days with Oveta Culp Hobby", comprised of articles written by Oveta Culp Hobby regarding her experience on the Clipper "America's” June 17-30, 1947 flight around the world. The collection includes a few photographs from the...

Project Mohole Collection

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Identifier: MSS 1319

Reverend Jack Yates and Antioch Baptist Church Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0281
Scope and Contents Much of the material donated by Whiting is documentation on her brother Samuel A. Countee, a celebrated African-American artist, who died in 1959; material from her aunt Pinkie Yates, whom Whiting lived with for a time and taught at the Gregory School in the Fourth Ward; documentation of Whiting’s successful efforts to establish Antioch Baptist Church as a historical landmark; and photographs.Much of the material donated by McCullough is related to her husband, Arthur McCullough...
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0001 Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc (S.C.A.A.S.I)

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Identifier: RG 0001
Scope and Contents The Records of the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc. contains back issues of the journal, The Griot: The Journal of African American Studies, from 1980 through the Spring 2009 edition. The journal contains papers and articles presented at the annual meetings that center on black history and culture that originated in or affected the South.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0002 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...
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0003 Texas Southern University Collection

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Identifier: RG 0003
Scope and Contents The Texas Southern University Collection consists of publications of the university. This collection, which dates from 1956 to 1995 includes annual reports, general catalog bulletins, reports, and newspapers published by the university and its students.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0004 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.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0005 Boy Scouts Of America Time Capsule Collection

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Identifier: RG 0005
Scope and Contents 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.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0007 African American Heritage Museum of Houston Collection

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Identifier: RG 0007
Scope and Contents The African American Heritage Museum of Houston Collection is comprised of programs, brochures, photographs, and slides that document their inaugural opening on September 1, 1988.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0008 African American Library at the Gregory School

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Identifier: RG 0008
Scope and Contents The Records of the Gregory School Project contains records, plans, meetings, reports, and correspondence that documents the collaborative process of the City of Houston, the Mayor’s Office, the Houston Public Library, architects, contractors, and the surrounding community in their efforts to completely restore the building into the African American Library at the Gregory School.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0009 Sloan Memorial United Methodist Church Collection

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Identifier: RG 0009
Scope and Content Note The Sloan Memorial United Methodist Church collection houses the records of the cuhurch from 1871 to 2010. This colleciton is compromised of deed contracts, news clippings, church history documents, church directories, souvenir program booklets, anniversary service programs and administrative documents.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0010 Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Collection

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Identifier: RG 0010
Scope and Contents Note The Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Collection houses the papers of the church from 1968 to 2010. This collection is consisting of vital news clippings, various event programs, annual reports, various biographical profiles of African American artists and artifacts. documents of church members and Houston citizens. Strength of this collection is the funeral programs of church members and Houston citizens. While this collection lacks institution records, it provides valuable biographical...
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0012 Rollins Jewelry Collection

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Identifier: RG 0012
Scope and Contents The Rollins Jewelry Collection houses the business records of Rollins Jewelry from 1943 to 2010. some This collection contains administrative and business records, meeting minutes and notes, By-laws and articles, newspaper clippings, correspondence to Frank from various community leaders, business owners and customers. Also includes awards from various organizations he held membership in, programs from St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church, and various sports related and church ephemera....
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0015 Kappa Alpha Psi - Prairie View Alumni Chapter

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Identifier: RG 0015
Scope and Contents The Kappa Alpha Psi - Prairie View Alumni Chapter Collection houses the records of the fraternity. This collection, which dates from 1973 to 1993, contains correspondence, financial documents, memberships rosters, programs, photographs and artifacts that gives a concise documentation of the fraternity’s function at the campus of Prairie View A&M University.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0017 The Houston Chapter of The Links, Inc. Collection

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Identifier: RG 0017
Scope and Contents The Houston Chapter of The Links, Inc. Collection contains the papers of the Links organization. This collection, which dates from 1960 to 1993, contains research material, photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, and souvenir booklets that detail the history of the chapter and its significance to Houston. This collection provides a view of social organizations work to promote and engage in educational, civic and the intercultural activities for the benefit of the community.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0019 Kuumba House Collection

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Identifier: RG 0019
Content Description The Kuumba House Collection contains newspaper clippings, a VHS tape, betamax tape, programs, photographs, negatives, letters, flyers, brochures, greeting cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, postcards, and posters related to the performances and marketing of the Kuumba House Dance Theatre and other dance theaters they performed with from 1979 to 2005.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0020 Houston Business and Professional Men's Club

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Identifier: RG 0020
Scope and Contents The Houston Business and Professional Men's Club Collection houses the records of the organization. This collection, which dates from 1948 to 2006 contains materials that documents its founding, strategic operations, and membership throughtout its history. Materials include constitution and by-laws, past presidents, committee duties, parliamentary procudures, meeting formats, financial reports, member biographies, annual banquet programs and honorees, membership directories, mailing lists,...
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0021 Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

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Identifier: RG 0021
Scope and Contents The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of the church from 1933 to 2011. the majority of materials are from 1962 to 1968 under the pastorship of Rev. A. Doyal McCraw. This collection contains the church history, constitution and by-laws, correspondence related to the "Guess Work of Church Support" requesting donations for building renovations and the annual women's day events, and anniversary programs pastor anniversary programs and Sunday services programs. Also...
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0026 Harambee Club Collection

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Identifier: RG 0026
Scope and Contents The Harambee Club Collection houses the records of the Harambee Club in Houston, Texas. This collection, which dates from 1987 to 2012 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.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0028 Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church

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Identifier: RG 0028
Content Description The Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of the church from 1937 to 2014, with most materials from the pastorship of Danny Davis. This collection contains the church history, annual reports, insurance statements, financial receipts, invoices and some financial correspondence. Also includes weekly bulletins, worships programs, event programs, the church newsletters, news clippings, photographs, ephemera and yearbook.
Found in: Gregory School

RG 0029 Texas Women Veterans of Color Collection

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Identifier: RG 0029
Content Description The Texas Women Veterans of Color Collection consists of brochures and resources created by the Women Veterans Business Center and a military release form dated from 1990 to 2010. Although small in scope this collection gives a glimpse into the community building of retired veterans.
Found in: Gregory School

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