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James A. Metcalf land abstract of title and photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0896
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Content Description

The collection includes 12 black and white photographs and one land abstract of title in West University Place with associated documents dated from 1924 to 1935.

Dates

  • 1923 - 1935

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Access Note

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 collection includes documents and photographs related to property in West University Place, a subdivision in Harris County, Texas. The property was originally purchased by James A. Metcalf Sr., who worked in facilities and maintenance at Memorial Hospital in Houston, and built the original home on the property. The construction process and the home are documented in photographs from 1923 in the collection. The materials were kept by James A. Metcalf, Jr., who earned his PhD. from Texas A & M and taught biology. His husband, Scott Lundrey, donated the materials.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection includes 12 black and white photographs and one land abstract of title in West University Place with associated documents dated from 1924 to 1935.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials were donated by Scott Lundry, the husband of James A. Metcalf, Jr.
Title
Guide to the James A. Metcalf land abstract of title and photographs collection, 1923-1935
Status
Completed
Date
2019
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