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Texas Human Rights Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 659
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists cheifly of legal documentation, board meeting minutes and reports, grant proposals articles, and ephemera.

Dates

  • 1978 - 1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center.

Biographical / Historical

The Texas Human Rights Foundation records document a significant part of the Houston and Texas response to the 1986 Bowers v. Hardwick decision, particularly their work around the Texas sodomy law that gives the long background story in the 1980s and 1990s for the Lawrence v. texas US Supreme Court case decided in 2003.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection comprises records and materials related to the Texas Human Rights Foundation, from 1978 to the mid 1990s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by John Steven Kellett on 5 March 2011.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Texas Human Rights Foundation records
Status
Completed
Author
Jeff Warner
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA