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George Gee personal papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 721
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Content Description

Photographs, certificates, awards and more, documenting the financial and insurance services career of George Gee, who was a member of long time member of the Asian American community in Houston, Texas. George Gee family members and various politicians are pictured.

Dates

  • 1961-2008

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center, woodson@rice.edu or 713-348-2124.

Biographical / Historical

George Gee is one of twelve siblings born to the Yum Gee Family in Lake Village, Arkansas. He spent most of his life in Houston, Texas, having graduated from Jeff Davis High School. He was part owner of a family grocery business at the age of 18, and put three of his brothers and three of his sisters through college. He was a founding member of the Chinese Maptist Church in Houston. He worked for Metlife for 30 years, and was a key player in a joint venture between that company and Taiwan.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photographs, certificates, awards and more, documenting the financial and insurance services career of George Gee, who was a member of long time member of the Asian American community in Houston, Texas. George Gee family members and various politicians are pictured.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Mrs. Gloria Gee, widow of George Gee.
Title
Guide to the George Gee personal papers and photographs, 1961-2008
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Focke
Date
2018
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