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Martha J. Wong Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1139
Content Description 2 records boxes

Scope and Content This 3-box collection represents the activities of Dr. Martha Jee Wong, first Asian-American elected to Houston City Council. The collection focuses on her time as a member of city council from 1994 through 2000. It includes campaign materials and correspondence, publicity items from her campaigns and community events, scrapbook contents, and photographs.
Dates: January 1993 - April 1998

Martha Whiting Oral History

 Item
Identifier: OH.GS.0002
Dates: 12/21/2009
Found in: Gregory School

Mary Reyna Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0256
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of correspondence, certificates, and pamphlets from the many cultural and charitable organizations Reyna in which Reyna was active. Their are also numerous newspaper clippings for events Reyna helped organize. Of note are letters and correspondence from Houston politicans Louie Welch and Leonel Castillo.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1950-1975; 1922-1983

Matteson-Southwest Billboard Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0227
Dates: 1940s-1950s

RG 0068 Matthew W. Dogan Elementary School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0068
Scope and Contents The Matthew W. Dogan Elementary collection span the years from 1949-1995, with the bulk of materials dating from 1949-1961. The collection features the dedication and opening of Matthew W. Dogan Elementary School and the operations under the first principal Mabel Kilpatrick. Scrapbooks illustrate the exterior and interior campus progress since 1959 and the faculty.
Dates: 1949-1995; Majority of material found in 1950-1961
Found in: Gregory School

Maurice J. Sullivan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0054
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of correspondence, specifications, drawings, photographs, and other materials created during the process of many projects by Maurice Sullivan and his architectural partners. While the collection contains a few items related to the personal life of Sullivan the majority is focused on the work of his firms. This collection also contains documents relating to Sullivan's role as Treasurer for the American Institute of Architects.
Dates: 1904 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1964

McCullough Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0016
Scope and Contents The McCullough Family Collection is houses the papers of the McCullough Family froom 1923 to 2009. This collection consists of documents, photos, correspondence, vital records, an oral history on Independence Heights and scrapbooks that document the history of the McCullough Family in Houston.
Dates: 1923 - 2013
Found in: Gregory School

Melesio Gomez Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0135
Scope and Contents The collection spans from 1919 to 1982 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930 to 1959. It consists of 3 boxes arranged in the following series: Personal Records of Melesio Gomez, La Nacional Tortilla Factory, La Consentida Café/Restaurant, Mexican Products and Curio Shop, Personal Records of Estella Gomez Reyes Quintanilla, Personal Records of Mary Anne Gomez, Personal Records of Elvira Gomez Reyes Quintanilla, Miscellaneous, Photographs, and Oversized Materials. The first box holds 39...
Dates: 1919-1982; Majority of material found within 1930-1959

Metropolitan Transit Authority Citizen Advisory Board Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG Q 0002
Scope and Contents The papers and recordings of briefings for the Citizens Advisory Committee show how the Metropolitan Transit Authority originally organized and developed.
Dates: 1973-1978

MetroRail Expansion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG C 0009-
Scope and Contents Documentation of the Judge Alfred Hernandez Tunnel was accomplished in February 2007 to mitigate the effects of demolition of the tunnel to allow for transportation-related improvements by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro), Harris County’s transit authority. The tunnel is an historic property eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. At the site, large format photographs were taken and the character and condition of the tunnel were...
Dates: February-March 2007

Mexican American Political Campaign Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1014
Dates: 1979-1988

Mildred "Hausy" Hausinger and Marguerite "Margy" Austin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0477
Scope and Contents Mildred Hausinger and Marguerite Austin were born and raised in the Houston and Gulf Coast area and worked for the Spring Branch Independent School District. Their photo collection offers a view into their public and private lives as a lesbian couple living in Houston throughout the 20th century.This collection consists of papers, photographs, audiovisual material, and objects. Material comes from Margy’s family, Mildred’s family, and the time they shared together. ...
Dates: Inclusive Date Range: 1900-2012; Majority of material found within Bulk Dates: 1950s-1990s

Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0074
Scope and Contents The Cunningham Papers contain extensive correspondence and records of the Texas Equal Suffrage Association from efforts to amend the state constitution to the campaign for ratification of the 19th Amendment and all the local and county crusades in between. The collection is invaluable to the study of the women's movement in Texas from 1915 to 1920. T.E.S.A. and Mrs. Cunningham also initiated such projects in support of World War I as Liberty Loan...
Dates: 1914 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1920

Minnie Majorie Harvey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0029
Scope and Contents Minnie Majorie Harvey Collection contains the papers of Minnie majorie Harvery. This collection, which dates from 1927 to 1962, consists of a biography of Minnie Ratcliff, a photograph and diploma of her high school graduation, and sheet music from Phillis Wheatley High School. This small collection provides a glimpse in to the life of a former student at Gregory Elementary School and Phillis Wheatley High School.
Dates: 1927 - 1962
Found in: Gregory School

Moody Park Riots Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1466
Scope and Contents This collection is almost entirely composed of printed, digitally accessed or photocopied newspaper articles pertaining to the May 7, 1977 slaying of Joe Campos Torres by Houston police officers, and the subsequent 1978 Cinco de Mayo riot at Moody Park fueled by it and other incidents of police brutality against Latinos during the 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1977-1978; 1976-2003

Moses Leroy Collection, 1945-1976

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0127
Scope and Contents The Moses Leroy Collection contains correspondence, clippings on local and national politics, photographs, awards and miscellaneous relevant to a study of the civil rights movement in Houston and in the United States. Also it contains publications related to the model citites program. The materials date from 1945-1976.
Dates: 1945-1976
Found in: Gregory School

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...
Dates: 1933 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1998
Found in: Gregory School

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0062
Content Description This small collection was developed through community efforts to obtain a historical marker for Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, one of the three oldest black churches in Houston. It contains documents related to this effort, early church member’s testimony, legal documents, and photographs.
Dates: 1900-1977; Majority of material found in 1970s
Found in: Gregory School

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

 Collection
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 and Marine Council.
Dates: 1960s-1980s

Mrs. A. T. Carleton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0052
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, yearbooks, and publications pertaining to Mrs. Carleton’s participation in local, state and national women’s organizations. The collection also contains several boxes of photographs of family, friends, and club activities. In addition there are seven scrapbooks containing photographs and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1896 - 1977

MSS 0071: George Alfred Hill, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0071
Scope and Contents The collection begins with the business papers of the Houston Oil Company and its subsidiaries. Correspondence, minutes, financial papers and leasing information are arranged in rough chronology. Hill's personal correspondence combined with printed materials follow alphabetically by name of person or organization. Frequently this correspondence has a business or public service emphasis.The final section includes cartons of extensive correspondence, reports and minutes of a number of...
Dates: 1901-1949; Majority of material found within 1930-1940

MSS 0103: Ben T. Reyes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0103
Scope and Contents The collection covers the time span of 1970 thorough 1988, although Mr. Reyes served on Houston City Council through 1995. Reyes’ service in the House is documented in boxes 1 through folder 12 of box 8. The remainder of the collection is concerned almost entirely with his service on City Council.The primary format is correspondence but also includes address lists, affidavit of substantial interest, applications, brochures, city ordinances, financial statements, graphs, lawsuits,...
Dates: 1970-2006 1984-1988; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1988

Johnny Goyen Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1955-1983; Majority of material found within 1964-1972

MSS 1144: Houston Telephone Directory Covers Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1905-2004

Naomi Polk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0036
Scope and Contents The Naomi Polk Collection contains programs, news clippings, photographs, and official documents that chronicle her family history and works as an artist from 1935-2003. Also includes some works of Rosalie Taylor and an oral history of Taylor.
Dates: 1935-2003
Found in: Gregory School

Nathaniel Davis Oral History

 Item
Identifier: OH-GS-0005
Dates: 1/13/2010
Found in: Gregory School

National Council of Jewish Women Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1913-1976 1945-1959; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1959

National Women's Conference Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1977-1978

Ned Bosnick's Texas Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1467
Dates: 1984-1985 ; Publication: 1986

Nellye Joyce Punch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0004
Scope and Content The Nellye Joyce Punch Collection houses the personal papers of Nellye Joyce Punch. This collection, which dates from 1964 to 2009 includes newsclippings, awards, publications, ephemera and community materials that chronicle her professional and personal involvement with issues that she has championed in community. The collection also contains a scrapbook with congratulatory notes and photos from the 1992 Savvy Awards. This collection evidences community activism in Houston and Fifth Ward.
Dates: 1964 - 2009
Found in: Gregory School

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