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Women -- Societies and clubs -- Texas -- Houston

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Carmen Cortes Papers

 Collection
Identifier:  MSS 0194
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of family photographs as well as many at LULAC social events. It includes a photo album compiled by Cortez from the 1920s to the 1930s. Materials in this collection also features election campaign information, information on the larger Cortes and Reyes-Martinez families, and material from various Latino organizatiatons and community groups. Of particular note is LULAC correspondence and issues of the LULAC News periodical.Photographs from this...
Dates: 1920-1966

Chat-an-Hour Social and Cultural Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0045
Scope and Contents

The Chat-an-Hour Social Club Records documents the activites of the organization from 1949-1981. It contains a pamphlet a single photograph and mostly meeting minutes. Meeting minutes are incomplete, as some were either lost or misplaced at the time of donation.

Dates: 1949 - 1981

Current Literature Club

 Collection
Identifier: RG E 0027
Content Description This collection consists of the records of the Current Literature Club (1900-1989), the Junior Current Literature Club (1964-1991), and the merged Junior Current Literature Club (1993-2007). These records were created by club members as they planned and recorded every aspect of the club's programming. The collection includes the minutes from general membership meetings and officers' meetings, yearbooks, financial records, project reports, publicity, correspondence, research papers, and...
Dates: Other: 1900-2007

Ethel Ransom Art and Literary Club

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0059
Scope and Contents

The Ethel Ransom Art and Literary Club records documents the activities of the club from 1927-1935. Items include meeting minute and a membership list. Materials are Xerox copies of the Club's earliest records which were donated under the presidential tenure of Claudia J. Lewis.

Dates: 1927 - 1935

Graciela Saenz Papers

 Collection
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

Houston Organizations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG E 0102
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1893-2009; Majority of material found in 1920-1990

Houston Philosophical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG E 0008
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1858-1900; Majority of material found within 1899-1900

Houston Young Women's Christian Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG F 0017
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of organizational records, scrapbooks, and correspondence related to the Houston YWCA and Blue Triangle Branch. Of note are board meeting minutes and the financial records of the organization.

Dates: 1907-1986

Mrs. A. T. Carleton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0052
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, reports, yearbooks, and publications pertaining to Mrs. Carleton’s participation in local, state and national women’s organizations. The collection also contains several boxes of photographs of family, friends, and club activities. In addition there are seven scrapbooks containing photographs and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1896-1977

Texas Association of Women's Clubs, Houston

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0067
Scope and Contents

The Texas Association of Women’s Clubs, Houston Branch collection contains the history of the City Federation of Women's Clubs from 1957-1985. It contains meeting minutes, funeral programs, year books, convention programs, correspondence, a handbook, plaque, and photographs documentinng their activities.

Dates: 1957 - 1985

The Married Ladies Social, Art and Charity Club

 Collection
Identifier: RG 0046
Scope and Contents

The Married Ladies Social Art and Charity Club Collection contains the organizations records from 1950-1977. Materials include the constiution, membership rolls, meeting minutes, correspondece, committee reports, financial records, and photographs.

Dates: 1950 - 1977
African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
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Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
832-393-1662
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