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.
1923 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access
Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.
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.
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University 6100 Main St.
James A. Metcalf land abstract of title and photographs collection, MS 896. Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas. http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1367 Accessed September 30, 2022.