Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969
Identifier: MS 173
Abstract Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.
Dates: 1944 - 2008
Identifier: MS 803
Overview The collection consists of materials from participation in activities of the Philippino-American community in Houston, Texas spanning the years 1991 to 2014.
Dates: 1991 - 2014
Identifier: UA 200
Abstract: The material in this collection was removed from the Rice Institute Business Manager's Records, dating from circa 1844-1940. It is composed primarily of legal materials, receipts, correspondence, bank records, court case records, and diaries.
Dates: 1844 - 1940
Identifier: MS 523
Overview This collection reflects the architectural career of Houston based architect Charles Tapley. Materials include articles written by Tapley, and project-related drawings, notes, and correspondence. Tapley has designed many signature landmarks in the Houston area, such as Tranquility Park, the Contemporary Art Museum, a courtyard landscape at the Museum of Fine Arts, Buffalo Bayou parks and improvements, the Camp Allen Retreat, various churches, residences, as well as playgrounds and parks for the...
Identifier: MS 606
Overview This collection contains correspondence, programs, and other papers regarding or created by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA), related to the national organization or to the Houston Lodge specifically, as well as personal papers of Edward K.T. Chen. It also contains a variety of materials about Asian-Americans and Chinese-Americans. (3 boxes)
Identifier: MS 620
Overview The Community Artists’ Collective is a Houston-based nonprofit organization which organizes exhibitions for local artists and educational and community development programs for inner-city youths and adults. The collection is largely comprised of photographs, the collection also includes ephemera, newsletters, and records of the Board of Directors.
Identifier: MS 684
Scope and Contents The magazine-sized literary journal devoted to original poetry was published monthly between 2000 and 2006. This collection includes business files, correspondence, and the published issues.
Dates: 2000 - 2005
Identifier: MS 257
Abstract The Dillingham Family Papers, consisting of approximately 900 items or 1.25 linear feet, follows the history of a prominent Texas family from 1858 to 1958. Correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, journals, poetry, and newspaper clippings show the life style of a family who moved into Texas during the prosperous era of the late nineteenth century and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston.
Dates: 1858 - 1958
Identifier: UA 101
Abstract: These records include the original William Marsh Rice murder trial records, and the estate records of Rice, founder of Rice Institute, now Rice University. These records relate to the formation of the idea of the Rice Institute and the activities of its first Board of Trustees in the years before Mr. Rice’s death and to the Institute’s formative years just after his death. The outcomes of the legal proceedings documented in these records, which related to significant financial resources and...
Dates: 1844 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1916