Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 569
Abstract The collection contains oral history interviews documenting the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Houston, Texas. It contains DVDs of the interviews, written and electronic transcripts, and research materials and bibliographies used for the project.
Dates: 1981 - 2020
Identifier: MS 670
Overview The Houston Area Community Services records document the merged efforts of Bering Memorial United Methodist Church and Omega House to serve indigent and underserved patients of HIV/AIDS who could no longer be helped by the traditional medical community. The records are a comprehensive, but not all-inclusive, accounting for the functions of the administrative, financial, committee, business- and service-oriented areas for HACS primarily for the period 1998-2014 as overseen by President Ann Read.
Dates: 1986 - 2014
Identifier: MS 432
Overview This collection consists of 11 abstracts of title and one warranty deed for property in the city of Houston and Harris County, filed from 1877 to 1935.
Identifier: MS 496
Overview The Hutcheson and allied families papers consist of letters, photographs, printed matter, genealogy records, and personal family materials. The bulk includes correspondence between family members dating to the 1840s and continuing into the 1990s. The genealogy of the Hutcheson family is very detailed and there is much family history on collateral lines. The Hutcheson family includes prominent Houston, Texas attorneys, judges, and statesmen. Allied families such as the Weeden, Pye, Carrington,...
Dates: 1836-2007; bulk 1920-1949; Majority of material found within
Identifier: MS 1009
Overview In the Eyes of Our Children: Houston, An American City contains the 329 original photographs and prints which were published in the book of the same name, contained in a custom book box.
Dates: 2011 - 2016
Identifier: MS 346
Overview Business and personal records of J. Russell Wait, Director of the Port of Houston from 1930-1947, offering a comprehensive history of the Port of Houston's construction, facilities, finances, clients and operations from 1931-1962. During this time, the Port of Houston grew from the nation's twelfth largest port to its third largest. Materials also relate to the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District, Houston Ship Channel maps, and scrapbooks on WWII and Japan.
Dates: 1927 - 1964
Identifier: MS 896
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.
Dates: 1923 - 1935
Identifier: MS 621
Overview This collection comprises the corporate and property records of Jesse H. Jones, as well as research materials for Unprecedented Power by Steven Fenberg. Between 1992 and 1995, Mr. Fenberg and architectural historian Barrie Scardino processed and organized the collection at the behest of Houston Endowment. After their transfer to Rice Univeristy some adjusments were made to the organization and nomenclature, but most of the structure they imposed remains intact. Significant areas covered in the...
Dates: 1836-2008; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990
Identifier: MS 725
Overview John T. Jones, Jr. papers document his business dealings through his business and non-profit interests, and public appearances, as well as his personal and family life. Included are correspondence, newsclips, military records, income tax and insurance records, photographs and speeches.
Identifier: MS 468
Overview Judge Harris Masterson’s papers relate almost exclusively to his legal practice and real estate dealings after he moved from Brazoria County, Texas, to Houston, dating from 1860-1942, bulk 1880-1920.
Dates: 1860-1942, bulk 1880-1920; Majority of material found within