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Julia Ideson Postcard Collection

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Identifier: MSS 1039
Dates: 1908-1985, undated; 1908-1945, undated

J.W. and J.R. Neal Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0004
Scope and Contents The J.W. and J.R. Neal Collection contains materials relating to the Second National Bank, as well as other business endeavors of the Neals. Also included are materials from the Houston Park Board.
Dates: 1890s-1940s; Majority of material found in 1920s-1930s

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.
Dates: 1973-1993; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1990
Found in: Gregory School

Kashmere Reunion Stage Band

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Identifier: RG 0030
Content Description The Kashmere Reunion Stage Band Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, audiovisual materials and documents including letters, sheet music, event programs and advertising that represent the activities of the Kashmere Stage Band during the 1970s and the Kashmere Reunion Stage Band during the 2000s.
Dates: 1972-1974; 1999-2013
Found in: Gregory School

Kay Bailey Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0018
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents relating to Kay Bailey's tenure in the Texas House of Representatives from 1972-1976. The collection includes copies of legislative bills, committee assignments and activities, legal research materials, and Bailey's correspondence with her constituents as well as with other legislators. Notable materials include those related to House Bill 284 developed by Bailey and her Democratic colleague Sarah Weddington, which passed during the 64th Legislature. Known as...
Dates: 1951 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1976

Kempner House Architectural Plans

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Identifier: MSS 1393
Content Description Transparencies and contact prints of architectural plans to Kempner House
Dates: 1946; 1949-1950

Kenneth Franzheim Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: MSS 0129
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised entirely of architectural drawings. Of note are drawings for the Gulf Building [National Bank of Commerce].

Please see the Architectural Drawings Database for information on Kenneth Franzheim drawings at HMRC. Accessing drawings may require an appointment, please contact HMRC for details.
Dates: 1928-1956

KHOU-TV Film Collection

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Identifier: RG D 0033
Abstract Films from news division of KHOU-TV, Channel 11, CBS affiliate station in Houston, Texas. Part 1 of 14.
Dates: 1960-1976

Kirby Lumber Company Records

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Identifier: RG D 0034
Scope and Contents This collection provides valuable information on labor and living conditions in East Texas lumber towns, as well as data on domestic and foreign lumber sales, charitable activities, stumpage and freight contracts, and the company's financial standing. It also contains correspondence and financial statements for the Houston Oil Company and the Texas and Louisiana Lumber Company, John Henry Kirby's first lumber venture.
Dates: approximately 1900-1940s

Kuumba House Collection

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Identifier: RG 0019
Content Description The Kuumba House Records 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.
Dates: 1979-2008
Found in: Gregory School

Laurie Lindemulder Papers

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Identifier: MSS 1338
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Ms. Lindemulder’s communications with family and other performance artists. There is one folder of photographs.
Dates: 1961-2006

League of Women Voters of Houston Records

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Identifier: RG E 0013
Scope and Content Note The records in this collection, dating from 1935 to 1975, include correspondence, Board minutes, financial reports and program materials. The organization of this material preserves the original filing system, and is organized into 5 series: President's Files, containing correspondence and arranged chronologically; Minutes to meetings, arranged chronologically; Financial Records, arranged chronologically; Program Materials, arranged according to subject; and Scrapbooks. The papers frequently...
Dates: approximately 1929-1989

Lee P. Brown Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0065
Content Description The Lee P. Brown Collection is an artificial collection of materials related to the administration of Lee P. Brown during his tenure as mayor from 1998-2004. Includes speeches, annual reports, brochures, Publications on Quentin Mease, a city newsletter, a DVD, and VHS tapes of city events.
Dates: 1989-2002; Majority of material found in 1998-2004
Found in: Gregory School

Lenora Detering Papers

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Identifier: MSS 1055
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Lenora Detering. Files include administrative and financial records, personal papers, and architectural and design sketches. The collection has been divided into four series: Detering Galleries Projects, Detering Galleries Business and Administrative Papers, Lenora Detering Personal Papers, and Renderings and Architectural Plans. Folders within each series are arranged by project then chronologically.
Dates: 1935-1977

Leopold Meyer Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0067
Dates: 1908-1978

Lesley Lewis Walker, Sr. Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 245 photographs, which chronicle the life of Lesley Lewis "Shorty" Walker, an adventuresome Houston machinist reported to be the first Houstonian and the first Texan to build and pilot a heavier than air craft. Most of the photographs were taken by Walker. Images include planes, boats, racing cars, motorcycles and related topics, as well as the construction of the Panama Canal, which Walker worked on as a young man. The photographs in this...
Dates: approximately 1905 through the 1920s

Linda Austin Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0024
Scope and Contents The Linda Austin Collection houses the personal papers of Linda Austin. This collection, which dates from 1944 to 2009, contains personal materials related to her parents which included materials related to her mother’s graduation from the Franklin Beauty School in 1944, and her father’s Driver License from the 1940s and 1950s. Additionally it includes materials associated with his membership in the fraternal order of the Eastern Star. There are also news clippings, programs, photographs...
Dates: 1944 - 2009
Found in: Gregory School

Litterst-Dixon Photographs

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Identifier: MSS 1248
Scope and Contents This collection contains images from the Houston's Litterst Commercial Photography Company, which later became the Dixon Commercial Photography Company. The photographs range in date from approximately 1850 through 1967. The photographs cover a wide range of subjects, but focus largely on buildings and industry.
Dates: 1850-1967

Log Cabin Republicans of Houston Records

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Identifier: RG 1125
Scope and Contents The Log Cabin Republicans Records are comprised of incorporation papers of the Texas and Houston chapters, meeting information, and the Houston chapter publication, “Log On.”
Dates: 1993-1995

Lois Brantley Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0014
Scope and Contents The Lois Brantley Collection houses the professional papers of Lois Brantley. This collection, which dates from 1930 to 2003, includes records such as teachers’ notice of appointments, transcripts, letters of recommendation, teaching credientials, certificates, correspondence, photographs, degrees, and event programs. Many of the materials within the collection document her career and professional development as an educator within the Houston Independent School District.
Dates: 1930 - 2003
Found in: Gregory School

Lorenzo Williams Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0111
Content Description Materials in the Lorenzo Williams Photograph Collection are largely photographic in nature, but does contain some correspondence and news clippings. This collection consists of 49 photographs, one is a tin type, presumably of relatives of Lorenzo Williams during the early to mid-twentieth century. Photographs are mostly of individuals that depict military service, graduation and the daily life during the twentieth century.
Dates: undated
Found in: Gregory School

Louise Kennedy Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, pamphlets, and other material relating to elections and issues from 1952 through 1974.
Dates: 1952-1974

Luna Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0471
Content Description This collection consists of 2 boxes with 13 folders of materials related to the Luna family which includes Aranza, Miranda, and Hernandez families. The bulk of the items are dated 1940s. The first box contains immigration papers, passports, employment records, photographs, newspaper clippings, military garrison caps, and a military ring. The second box contains oversized materials including two photographs and one employment insurance policy.
Dates: 1913 - 2000s; Majority of material found in 1940s

Lydia Mendoza Collection

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Identifier: MSS-0123
Scope and Contents The collection spans from 1933 to 2001 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1933 to 1979. It consists of 3 boxes arranged in the following series’ Awards, Contracts, Correspondence, Interviews, Newspaper Articles, Performances, Miscellaneous, Photographs, Oversized Materials. The first box holds 36 folders of documents and records; these include recording company contracts, correspondence from fans, oral history interviews, newspaper articles, and 30 folders of advertisements, programs,...
Dates: 1933 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1979

M. W. Lee Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0058
Scope and Contents The collection deals primarily with two major efforts to bring zoning to Houston (1947 and 1962), concentrating on the years 1960-1962. Also included is proposed state legislation which was designed to protect property values without zoning. Additionally, the collection contains three scrapbooks, material on the 1947 and 1962 controversies and correspondence with people involved in similar efforts in other cities. The collection also contains correspondence and clippings about zoning in other...
Dates: 1947-1974

Madeleine and Booker Wright Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0054
Scope and Contents The Madeleine and Booker Wright Collection contains the personal papers of Madeline and Booker Wright. This collection, which dates from 1991 to 1998, consists of correspondence, books, newspaper clippings, photographs, sketchbooks of Booker's drawings, architectural plans, and business documents pertaining to Madeleine and Booker Wright practices in and the Caroline Medical Plaza. This collection is valuable for research on African American medical professionals and entrepreneurs. ...
Dates: 1987 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1998
Found in: Gregory School

Malinda Bryant Stinson Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0019
Scope and Contents The Malinda Bryant Stinson Collection holds the personal records of Malinda Bryant Stinson. This collection, which dates from 1919 to 1982, contains letters, newsclippings, vital records, programs, financial records, military records, photographs, and ephemera. This collection while not extensive, provides a glimpse into the life and activities of Malinda Stinson. This collection contains few materials related to her career in education, yet is rich in family history.
Dates: 1919 - 1982
Found in: Gregory School

Mark Ellis Papers

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Identifier: MSS 1439
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of files regarding Mark Ellis terms in office. The files cover issues in which Ellis worked on or lead committees. There are files regarding city council agendas, pension reform, budgets, fiscal affairs, competitive services and the Houston civility ordinance. There are also files on the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas which was an issue that Mark Ellis personally advocated for. Most of the files are dedicated to issues that were addressed through District F...
Dates: 1994-2006

Mark Towns Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0488
Content Description This collection includes flyers, newsletters and other promotional materials from musician Mark Towns.
Dates: Late 1990s - early 2000s; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2006

Martha C. Whiting (Yates Granddaughter) and Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

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Identifier: MSS 0090
Content Description The Martha C. Whiting Antioch Baptist Church Collection contains materials collected by Martha as a member of the church. Materials date from 1902-2006 with most materials covering 1976-2006. Includes financial reports, meeting minutes, letters, memos, event programs, funeral programs, books, various Yates family bibles, ephemera, photographs, church history, and newsletters.
Dates: 1902-2006; Majority of material found in 1976-2006
Found in: Gregory School

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