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Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

C. A. "Neal" Pickett Collection

Identifier: MSS 0003
Scope and Contents

The Pickett Collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, and speeches of the former mayor.

Dates: 1924-1976 1940-1946; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1946

E.C. Noble/Bozeman Family Papers

Identifier: MSS 1298
Scope and Contents This collection provides a glimpse into the life of a middle-class Houston family from the 1890s to the 1940s. It consists of personal and business correspondence of the Noble family, as well as documents related to various financial matters, social interests, and religious involvement. It also contains land indentures and grants dating to 1818. There are several Civil War era letters, and two signed military orders from the Civil War. There are also a number of photographs, both prints and...
Dates: 1818-1954; Majority of material found within 1890s-1940s

Franklin Beauty School Collection

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...
Dates: 1938 - 1976

Frederick A. Heitmann Collection

Identifier: MSS 0042
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 14 boxes of various materials, including correspondence, legal documents, and financial statements.

Dates: 1838-1951

George P. Brown Papers

Identifier: MSS 0060
Scope and Contents

The George P. Brown Papers contains one box of 19th and early 20th century correspondence, clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1865-1913

John Fonteno Collection

Identifier: MSS 0064
Scope and Contents The John Fonteno Collection houses the personal and business papers of John Fonteno. This collection, which dates from 1917 to 2008, includes correspondence with political figures, George Bush and Mickey Leland, several Texas governor and local officials, greeting cards and invitations,photographs, funeral programs newsclippings, event program, legal documents, family genealogy records for Myrtle Fonteno's family, ephemera, and literary publications collected by Fonteno. Academic related...
Dates: 1917 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1999

John V. Tackaberry Papers

Identifier: MSS 0134
Scope and Contents

The John V. Tackaberry Papers consist of both family and business correspondence and documents primarily relating to Tackaberry’s oil and land dealings in Texas. Other documents relate to his medical bills, family affairs, a lawsuit, and the U.S. Boundary Commission. The collection also contains 6 photographs mostly of unidentified family members and locations.

Dates: 1907-1933; Majority of material found within 1929-1933

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

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

Leopold Meyer Papers

Identifier: MSS 0067

Paul C. Roemer Papers

Identifier: MSS 0085
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and newsletters concerning Roemer's involvement with politics and real estate.

Dates: 1929-1965

Robert W. Wier Papers

Identifier: MSS 1005
Content Description

The majority of the collection is made up of clippings from various newspapers regarding the life and business of Robert W. Wier. Of note are several folders of Houston Chamber of Commerce documents.

Dates: 1917-1945

Scanlan-Moody Papers

Identifier: MSS 0236
Scope and Contents

This collection contains bills and receipts for numerous Houston area stores and businesses at the start of the 20th century. The receipts seem to be for the De Bajligethy household. There is also a folder of correspondence, primarily from T.H. Scanlan to a De Bajligethy, probably Bonaparte N.C. De Bajligethy. Additionally, the collection contains two railway maps and schedules and a business advertisement.

Dates: 1900 - 1930

T. W. House Papers

Identifier: MSS 0029
Scope and Contents

The collection is small, but includes a number of leaves of correspondence and an interesting though fragmentary journal which documents a trip by House to England during the Civil War. The bulk of the collection is composed of legal documents and fragmentary business records.

Dates: 1849-1906

William Marsh Rice Papers

Identifier: MSS 0140
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection consist primarily of Rice's personal and financial correspondence as well as financial records covering his residency in Houston, with the earliest papers dating from 1841. There are some financial records dating back to 1869. The collection also contains personal and financial papers of Frederick Rice, Rice's brother, and of John H. Brown, a business associate of Rice and the first husband of Rice's second wife, Julia Elizabeth Baldwin. A grouping of...
Dates: 1831-1869
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