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Johnnie Hart Brooks Collection

Identifier: MSS 0027
Scope and Content Note

The Johnnie Hart Brooks collection contains personal records of Johnnie Hart Brooks childhood and career. This collection, which dates form 1909 to 1993, contains correspondence, photographs from Brooks’ childhood, teaching career, family life, award ceremonies, and a retirement banquet. Several news clippings note her achievements. Artifacts included personal effects BrooksSeveral items provide detailed view of her family.

Dates: 1909 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1983

Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church

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.

Dates: 1937-2014

Joseph Finger Papers

Identifier: MSS 1017
Scope and Contents

The Joseph Finger collection houses negatives and photographs of buildings and residences as well as architectural drawings from his firm. The images were copied from a publication, Architecture and Design: a Selection of Work by Joseph Finger, Inc. from July 1940. This periodical was not donated, but provided for duplication and returned.

Dates: 1923-1950

Joseph I. Maurer Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0188
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of 71 boxes of negatives in assignment envelopes. Each box contains about 75 envelopes. Formats include a mix of 35mm, 2 2/4 inch and 4x5 negatives. Also included is some photographic equipment.

The images include portraits, weddings, graduations, and milestone events, as well as aerial photos. A sizeable percentage relates to Catholic organizations.

Dates: 1946-1978

Joseph Stephen Cullinan Family Papers

Identifier: MSS 1297
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Craig F. Cullinan's business and personal correspondence, dating approximately from 1920 to 1950, and Joseph S. Cullinan's financial correspondence, statements, journals, and ledgers, dating from the 1880's to 1937.

Dates: 1880s-1950

Joseph W. Evans Papers

Identifier: MSS 0016
Scope and Contents

The Joseph W. Evans Papers is comprised of financial records from Evans and Company between 1912 and 1962. There are also two boxes of correspondence related to the business. Bibliographic materials which were dedicated in Mr. Evans' name are located at The University of Houston.

Dates: 1912-1962; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1951

Juan P. Rodriguez Papers

Identifier: MSS 0340
Scope and Contents The Juan P. Rodriguez Papers contains newspaper pages and clippings, advertisements, post cards and post card booklets, check stubs, personal correspondence, a payroll deduction authorization, a union card, prayer cards, receipts, a naturalization certificate, tax documents, railroad retirement board certificates, work recommendations, a bicycle license, certificates, verses, and photographs of events and school class photographs from the 1900s to the 1950s. Some documents are in Spanish and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1945; 1874-1956

Jubal L. Taylor Collection

Identifier: MSS 0158
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains information on the life of Jubal L. Taylor, a Houston resident and employee of the railway mail service in the 1930s. The collection contains news clippings, land records, and various family materials including a WWI draft card.

Dates: 1928 - 1936

Judd Mortimer Lewis Papers

Identifier: MSS 0030
Scope and Contents

The collection, consisting of 16 scrapbooks and 1 group of assorted poem clippings, includes a nearly complete chronological record of all Mr. Lewis' work done for The Houston Post. Clippings about Mr. Lewis and by Mr. Lewis were kept and placed in scrapbooks from the early 1900's through World War II. His collection of news clippings of cultural and musical personalities during the 1940's and two books of published poems are also included.

Dates: 1907-1944

Judge John W. Wildenthal Records

Identifier: MSS 0313
Scope and Contents

Much of the research included in this collection – saltwater barriers on the Trinity River, bus service, etc. – are projects Wildenthal addressed during his time as Houston City Attorney. Material also inlcudes his religious activities and political campaign information.

Dates: 1959-1982; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Judge Woodrow Seals Papers

Identifier: MSS 0414-0414
Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists mainly of legal documents and papers, legal reference materials, correspondence and clippings on his work on Democratic Party committees, his efforts to further world peace and relating to the many charitable organizations he was associated with, the organizations he founded, and his church work. Some personal papers and artifacts are included.

Dates: 1941-1990 ; Majority of material found within 1961-1990

Judson Robinson Jr. Collection

Identifier: MSS 0043
Scope and Contents The Judson Robinson, Jr. Collection documents the professional and family life of Judson Robinson, Jr. and the Robinson family of Houston, Texas. This collection, which dates from 1941 to 2012, includes correspondence, city planning reports, bids, motions, campaign related materials. The bulk of the materials relate to Judson Robinson, Jr.’s election to the Houston City Council in 1971 and the activities of Judson Robinson during his tenure on city council. Newspapers and clippings...
Dates: 1941-2012; Majority of material found in 1965-2012

Judson Robinson Sr. Family Collection

Identifier: MSS 0143
Scope and Contents

The Judson Robinson Sr. Family Collection consists mostly of photographs and a few newsclippings documenting activities of the Y.M.C.A. during the 1950's and into the 1970's.

Dates: 1950's-1970's

Julia Ideson Postcard Collection

Identifier: MSS 1039
Scope and Contents This collection contains 9548 postcards, many of which were purportedly collected during Julia Ideson's travels. Both American and European locations are prominently featured. In addition to individual cards, ther are also booklets of postcards, and other travel-related pamphlets. The bulk of the postcards are undated and were not mailed. Some do contain messages, while a smaller number also include postmarks with dates. Most of the postcards appear to be from Ideson's lifetime....
Dates: 1908-1985, undated; 1908-1945, undated

Juvencio Rodriguez Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0161
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to Juvencio Rodriguez's civic engagement in Houston.The correspondence regarding the protest of the Latin American Club Committee of Houston against the practice of classifying Latin-American citizens into a color by the Social Security Office (1936) is a particularly valuable record in this collection for scholars researching this topic.

Dates: 1930 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1938

J.W. and J.R. Neal Papers

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

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

Kashmere Reunion Stage Band

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

Katherine Townsend Bowles Collection

Identifier: MSS 1434
Content Description

This collection contains a history of the Houston Soroptimist Club and its activities, newsletters and local newspaper clippings, materials from the convention held at the Rice Hotel, a few photographs, and a framed textile that is the logo of the club. There is also a metal, hand-held button press circa 1920.

Dates: 1930-1971

Kay Bailey Papers

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...
Dates: 1951 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1976

Kempner House Architectural Plans

Identifier: MSS 1393
Content Description

Transparencies and contact prints of architectural plans to Kempner House

Dates: 1946; 1949-1950

Ken Breisch Photographs

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 0187
Scope and Contents

The Ken Breisch Collection consists of 60, 35mm slides showing buildings and streets in Fourth Ward Houston, Texas between 1983 and 1999. Images were taken by Ken Breisch. Includes images of streets which include Ruthven Street, Matthews Street, Andrews Street, and Robin Street.

Dates: 1983-1999

Kenneth Franzheim Architectural Drawings

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

Kent E. Gardien Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0209
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of individuals and places from approximately 1905 to 1917. The images are set primarily in Houston, Galveston, and Gonzales, TX, with others from San Antonio, Leon Springs, College Station, and Alexandria, Louisiana. Gardien's family and friends, including his cousins from the Eckhardt family, were frequent subjects of his photography. The collection includes a mixture of posed portraits and candid shots. Some are set in Gonzales, including...
Dates: 1905-1917

Kenyon Houchins Papers

Identifier: MSS 0174
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of legal documents and correspondence handled by, or personally involving, attorney Kenyon Houchins. Most of the material dates from the late 1940s through the 1970s. Houchins’ legal work covers a variety of subjects, including property disputes, domestic affairs, corporate entanglements, shippers’ union disputes, the Texas juvenile system, drug possession, assault, and murder charges. More specifically, and perhaps most useful, are documents regarding...
Dates: 1935-1983 ; Majority of material found in 1948-1977

KHOU-TV Film Collection

Identifier: RG D 0033

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

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

Ku Klux Klan Collection

Identifier: RG E 0058
Scope and Contents

The Ku Klux Klan Collection is comprised of material regarding Klan activities in and around the Houston area in the 1980s. It includes a membership packet and 13 photographs of KKK members marching.

Dates: 1980s

Kuumba House Collection

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

Larchmont Garden Club Records

Identifier: RG E 0039
Scope and Contents

The Larchmont Garden Club Records consists of Club yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, business correspondence ranging from the mid-1950s to late 1970s.

Dates: 1956-1979

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