Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 627
Scope and Contents Photographs, correspondence, business records, diaries, scrapbooks and more, documenting the family and business lives of the Bonner and Howard families in Texas in the 20th century.
Identifier: MS 464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Dates: 1898 - 1989
Identifier: MS 514
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, awards, memorials and photographs documenting the family and business life of Gus S. Wortham. Wortham was a pioneer in the insurance industry in Texas , founding the American General Life Insurance Company, one of the first multi-line insurance firms, in 1926. Gus S. and Lyndall F. Wortham were very generous philanthropists in Houston, supporting the arts in many ways.
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968