Subject Source: Lsch
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Alfred C. Finn Papers
Identifier: MSS 0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of office and project records for Finn's architectural firm, including specifications and correspondence. This collection also includes thousands of photographs and negatives, many for projects during and after construction. A significant portion of the colleciton is also composed of architectural drawings by Finn for prominent works in Houston including the Gulf Building, St. Paul's Methodist Church and the San Jacinto Monument. Several works by other firms,...
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Alfred C. Finn Papers
Houston Public Library Records
Identifier: RG A 0013
Scope and Contents
The Houston Public Library Collection contains records of the institution's history and activities. Included are reports, photographs, internal and external correspondence, budgets, publicity, scrapbooks, branch building contruction documents, brochures, borrower's registries, strategic plans, agendas and meeting minutes. Also included are documents relating to partnership initiatives, contracts and purchase orders, and technology additions and upgrades to the library system.
J. Russ Baty Papers
Identifier: MSS 0128
Scope and Contents This collection contains several series of professional photographs of the progress of construction projects undertaken by Mr. Baty. His projects involved remodeling of buildings, complete construction, and additions like parking garages. Mr. Baty worked primarily on commercial buildings in Houston, but some of the construction projects took place in other Texas cities like Ft. Worth. The collection also contains his notes and correspondence related to his construction projects, as well as...
Dates: 1922-1971; Majority of material found in 1947-1967
Found in: Houston History Research Center / J. Russ Baty Papers