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City of Houston Collection, 1891-1900 | University of Houston Libraries

By K.E. Fox

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Collection Overview

Title: City of Houston Collection, 1891-1900

ID: 05/1969-060

Primary Creator: City of Houston (Tex.)

Other Creators: Houston (Tex.) Mayor's Office, Houston (Tex.). City Attorney's Office, Houston (Tex.). City Engineer's Office, Houston (Tex.). City Secretary's Office

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Houston (Tex.) - History, Houston (Tex.) - Politics and government, Ordinances, Municipal

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The City of Houston Collection consists of official correspondence and documents relating to the City of Houston around the turn of the century. Most of the items relate to physical improvements such as paving being made to the city by the City Engineers Office, and the documents date from 1881-1900. The collection comprises 1 manuscripts box with 19 individual items.

The collection is divided alphabetically according to the office of issue, and then filed chronologically. The Executive Department and Brashear & Dannenbaum, Attorneys at Law have been included in the Mayor's Office series, as they were issued by S.H. Brashear during his term as Mayor.

Subject/Index Terms

Houston (Tex.) - History
Houston (Tex.) - Politics and government
Ordinances, Municipal

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Houston Libraries

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Use Restrictions: The material in this collection is in the public domain. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.

Acquisition Method: The collection was given to the University of Houston Libraries by Mrs. Henry (Grace) David.

Preferred Citation: City of Houston Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. To cite a specific item from this collection, please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting.

Processing Information: K. Fox, May 1997

Finding Aid Revision History: Tue Jul 22 14:50:44 CDT 2003 urn:taro:uh.sc.00002 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (20030505). Revised May  2, 2017.

Other Note: Uploaded to TARO, 2005.

Other URL: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00002/hsc-00002.html


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: City Attorney's Office],
[Series 2: City Engineer's Office],
[Series 3: City Secretary's Office],
[Series 4: Mayor's Office],
[Series 5: Other],
[All]

Series 1: City Attorney's Office
Box 1
Folder 1: Stewart, Jno. S. to Miller, I. Austin., February 14, 1900
Series 2: City Engineer's Office
Box 1
Folder 2: Estimates, October 9, 1891
Folder 3: Estimates for paving Main Street, December 28, 1894
Folder 4: Memo - Widths of Roadway on Washington Street, undated
Folder 5: Ordinances - Fire Escapes, undated
Folder 6: Plans and Specs. for the grading, paving, and construction..., undated
Series 3: City Secretary's Office
Box 1
Folder 7: Letter from Richardson, A.S. to LaNoue, G.S., October 3, 1895
Series 4: Mayor's Office
Box 1
Folder 8: Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, April 20, 1899
Folder 9: Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, April 29, 1899
Folder 10: Executive Deptartment Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, September 27, 1899
Folder 11: Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, January 12, 1900
Folder 12: Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller I., Austin, June 7, 1900
Folder 13: Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, July 9, 1900
Folder 14: Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, September 27, 1900
Folder 15: Brashear & Dannenbaum, Attorneys at Law. Letter from Brashear, S.H., to Miller, I., Austin, December 28, 1900
Series 5: Other
Box 1
Folder 16: Houston & Texas Central Railroad Company. Letter from Howe, M.G., to Miller, I., Austin, February 21, 1900
Folder 17: Texas World Publishing Company - Receipt, March 25, 1897
Folder 18: Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. Letter from Dusiuberre(?), Lemuel Baumister to LaNoue, G.M., May 17, 1894

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[Series 2: City Engineer's Office],
[Series 3: City Secretary's Office],
[Series 4: Mayor's Office],
[Series 5: Other],
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