Women in politics -- Texas -- Houston -- Societies, etc.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains materials from a wide variety of clubs and organizations in Houston. The types of materials include directories and yearbooks, newsletters, programs, by-laws, memos, brochures, bulletins and scrapbooks. The types of organizations include charitable, service, civic, gardening, recreational, religious, literature, study, political and social. Many of the organizations from the early to mid 20th century are women's clubs.
The Houston Philosophical Society Records contain a small ledger with meeting minutes and a large scrapbook with speeches, meeting notes, and a few newspaper clippings. The collection also includes several additional meeting notes and speeches given by members and guests of the Society and some correspondence.
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.