Political campaigns -- Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Ben T. Reyes Papers
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; Majority of material found in 1984-1988
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Ben T. Reyes Papers
Graciela Saenz Papers
Identifier: MSS 1395
Scope and Contents The collection covers the period 1992-2000, which includes the years that Saenz served on Houston City Council. It includes address lists, agendas, appointment calendars, bank statements, brochures, checks, correspondence, greeting cards, invitations, mechanical copies of fax transmissions, memos, message logs, meeting minutes, news releases, newsletters, newspaper articles, note pads, publications, questionnaires, receipts, reports, requests for meetings, schedules, and voter analysis...
Dates: 1992-2000; Majority of material found in 1997
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Graciela Saenz Papers
Houston Mayors Collection
Identifier: MSS 1023
Scope and Contents
The Houston Mayors Collection consists of campaign materials, inaugural programs and invitations, press releases, speeches, etc. for three of Houston's Mayors including Louie Welch, Fred Hofheinz, and Jim McConn.
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
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Kay Bailey Papers
Louise Kennedy Papers
Identifier: MSS 0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, pamphlets, and other material relating to Houston elections and local issues from 1952 through 1975.The papers document the work of organizing within the Democratic party and for general elections. There is particular emphasis on elections at the state and local level. Especially noteworthy are typed, handwritten, and annotated precint analyses from a time before computer analysis was common. There are also mailing lists for precinct workers,...
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Louise Kennedy Papers
Mexican American Political Campaign Collection
Identifier: MSS 1014
Oscar Holcombe Papers
Identifier: MSS 0020
Scope and Contents The collection, consisting of 8 boxes and 48 scrapbooks, deals with a wide range of subjects pertaining to Holcombe's years as mayor. The material deals primarily with the later years of Holcombe's career. Some correspondence is available for the 1924 mayoral campaign. Material for the later years includes speeches, official statements, and a large number of clippings. Some clippings also exist for the early years. Of particular interest is the material available on the development of the...
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Oscar Holcombe Papers
William H. "Bill" White Collection
Identifier: MSS 0324
This 27-box collection contains the selected professional papers of William Howard “Bill” White, reflecting his career as mayor of Houston from 2004 to 2010. Materials of particular interest include those related to “Get Houston Moving,” “Cooler Houston,” “Houston Hope” and Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Ike.
Dates: Other: 1996-2011; Majority of material found within 2003-2010