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Historic preservation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Black History Calendars of Liberty County

Identifier: MSS 0100
Scope and Contents

The Black History Calendar of Liberty County Collection is comprised of annual calendars jointly produced by the Liberty County Historical Commission and the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, Texas. The calendars were produced to recognize the rich history of African Americans in Liberty County. The years covered by the collection are from 2001-2010.

Dates: 2001 - 2010

Houston Historic Landmark and Protected Landmark Reports

Identifier: MSS 0178
Content Description

Collection contains landmark nominations, protected landmark nominations, National Residential Historic District applications and research created by Preservation Houston staff members that detail the history of buildings structures in black neighborhoods. Researchers interested in the history of black neighborhoods in Houston will find this collection a valuable resource.

Dates: 1997- 2016

Patricia Smith Prather Collection

Identifier: MSS 0005
Scope and Content The Patricia Smith Prather Collection houses the personal and professional papers of Patricia Smith Prather. This collection, which dates from 1931 through 2008, consists of personal and business correspondence with historical associations and various Houston businesses, news clippings, a Phillis Wheatley High School Yearbook, a poster, publications, articles written by Prather, awards that illustrate her works as a historian and author in preserving the legacies of African Americans in...
Dates: 1943 - 2008

Westmoreland Historic District Collection

Identifier: RG 1339
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised primarily of documents related to and supporting the petitioning of the Westmoreland Civic Association to attain historic landmark status for homes in the Westmoreland District of Houston. The bulk of the collection consists of the research on the architecture, ownership and history of individual properties in this area. It also includes some personal narratives of early homeowners, copies of the petitions and 29 photographs of the homes.

Dates: 1902-1993 1990-1993; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1958
African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002