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politics. Politics

 Record Group
Identifier: politics
Archival collections regarding politics, particularly in Houston and Texas, 20th century.

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Frankie Carter Randolph papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 372
Overview The papers of Frankie Carter Randolph (1894-1972), longtime leader of Texas liberal Democrats, include correspondence, documents, newsclippings, photographs, oral history interviews and other materials that chronicle her political activism in Texas during the 1950s and 1960s. Issues include the Poll Tax, labor law, African Americans, and social programs.
Dates: 1913 - 1983

George Tucker letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 196
Overview This letter was written by George Tucker in 1836 while he was a professor at the University of Virginia. It was presumably addressed to his bank recording a deposit in the amount of $250 for a future investment.
Dates: 1836-01-15

Gertrude Barnstone papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 587
Abstract: This collection contains the personal files of native Houstonian Gertrude Barnstone, including information on her careers in politics, social activism, education, and art. In addition to newsclippings, magazines, programs, invitations, and posters, the collection also contains numerous photographs of her sculptures and her personal sketchbooks.
Dates: 1956-2015

Glenda Joe / Houston Asian American community advocacy and festival arts records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 667
Overview Records documenting the activities of Glenda Joe with the Houston Asian American Festival Association, as well as with community advocacy issues concerning the Asian American communities in Houston, circa 1980-2015.
Dates: 1980 - 2015

HIV/AIDS local and national research files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 891
Overview This collection contains newspaper clippings, reports, and other items related to the LGBTQ community and/or the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Dates: 1984 - 1993

Importance of Women's Votes by Representative Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts, broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS 605
Overview Small broadside written by U.S. Representative Edith Nourse Rogers articulating an appeal to women voters to use their votes to "stabilize...this extraordinary era of experimental administration under which we have been living during the past four years."
Dates: ca. 1936

James Stephen Hogg letter transcriptions and family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 008
Abstract: James Stephen Hogg letter transcriptions date from 1836-1906 and were copied from original manuscripts in the Texas State Library through the courtesy of the heirs of James S. Hogg. Family photographs date from circa 1890-1903 and include James S. Hogg, his parents, his wife Sallie Stinson, and various Hogg homes (including Varner-Hogg Plantation) and friends.
Dates: 1836 - 1906

Judge Peter W. Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 417
Overview The Judge Peter W. Gray papers include extensive handwritten documents on several of Gray’s early Texas district court cases, lectures, speeches, and official documents concerning the creation and organization of the Texas Historical Society. Court cases relate to murder, slavery, counterfeiting, the legal nature of circumstantial evidence and self defense; the notes related to these cases are generally Judge Gray’s direction to juries. The speeches include a speech given by Gray at the...
Dates: 1841-1870

Lester Maddox letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 273
Overview This collection contains two typed letters from Lester Maddox, then-owner of The Pickrick, to Mr. J. Miller thanking him for his support in matters not clearly stated but related to civil rights. Both letters were written in 1964.
Dates: 1964

Men's League for Woman Suffrage of the State of New York letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 144
Abstract: This collection consists of replies to a survey on suffrage for women conducted by the Men's League for Woman Suffrage of the State of New York, and signed by Thomas W. Hotchkiss, member of the League's Campaign Committee. The League was campaigning for the passage of an amendment to the N.Y. State Constitution on Nov. 2, 1915. Hotchkiss' letter was sent to governors and other officials of states, mostly western, which had already adopted women's suffrage, and was intended to solicit responses...
Dates: 1915