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Texas-history. Texas and local history

 Record Group
Identifier: Texas-history
Archival collections documenting Texas and Local Houston-area history.

Found in 297 Collections and/or Records:

Estate document for Samuel A. Burton

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0087
Overview The first page is the legal instrument authorizing public sale of the property of one Samuel A. Burton, deceased. Page two includes a list of enslaved persons including their first names, genders, and ages. It ends with detail of when the sale took place. The second page lists the property that was sold to the highest bidder, one David A. Burton, and its purchase price, $3500.
Dates: 1851

Eyes of Texas television show episodes and summaries collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0170
Overview Copies of annotated typewritten summaries of Eyes of Texas television episodes 1979-1993 and 2007-2009 as prepared by KPRC-TV, and copies of those episodes in DVD format, beginning Sept. 02, 1978.
Dates: 1979-2009

Fagan Dickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0281
Abstract: The papers of Dickson Fagan (1903-1977), Austin, Texas attorney active in the Democratic Party, include correspondence with both state and national political figures as well as Fagan's personal and business subject files clippings, published materials and notes, dating from 1950-1978.
Dates: 1950 - 1978

Filipino American National Historical Society Houston Chapter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1037
Overview The collection contains 4 t-shirts with the logo of the organization.
Dates: 2022

Franci Jarrard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0708
Overview This collection consists of digital audio files and images.
Dates: 1977 - 1980; 2004 - 2017

Frank L. Berry, Jr. family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0564
Overview The collection documents the history of Frank Lee Berry, Jr. and his family. Included are photographs, correspondence, genealogical information, and family records.
Dates: 1876-2004

Frankie Carter Randolph papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0372
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

F.W. Heitmann Company business ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0070
Abstract: The F. W. Heitmann Company business ledgers contains business materials from the F. W. Heitmann Company. It includes assorted business information and records, including daybooks, journals, monthly reports, business ledgers, account books, registers, balance sheets, invoices, inventories, catalogs, city sales records, and lists of shipments received. Most of the collection is still in its original bindings, in large ledgers. Much of the information is hand-written.
Dates: 1873-1959

Gene & Hedy Lee Chinese community newspapers & photographs, and family records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 556
Overview Newspaper issues of the Southwest Chinese Journal (cataloged separately), photographs submitted to the newspaper for publication purposes and a small amount of correspondence regarding the Lee Printing Company of Houston, Texas, owned by Gene and Hedy Lee. The newspapers and photographs reflect Chinese culture in Houston during the 1970s and 1980s, including family life, business activities, cultural arts and organizations, news, and special events such as the Miss Chinatown pageants. (1 box,...
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985