Houston History Archives (UH-HHA)Houston History Archives (UH-HHA)Center for Public History, University of Houston
Purpose:Â Founded 2005 as part of the Houston History Project (now the Welcome Wilson Houston History Collaborative), UH Center for Public History, UH-HHA is a public repository for books, documents, oral histories, and images related to the Houston regionâ€™s growth and development from 19th century to present. Particular areas of collection interest include energy development, environmental history and activism, and documentation of Houstonâ€™s ethnic diversity and activism. (see websites:
Environmental Collections Open to the Public: The Outdoor Nature Club, Citizensâ€™ Environmental Coalition, Bayou Preservation Association, Scenic Houston, The Park People, the papers of Sarah and Army Emmott, Terry Tarlton Hersheyâ€™s papers (a partial accession). Kay B. Crooker Papers, Hana Ginzbarg Papers, Collections still in processing include Terry Tarlton Hersheyâ€™s Papers, papers of Dr. David Marrack, Brandt Mannchen, and the Keep Houston Beautiful records.
Consider donating your collections of environmental, city planning, or development history to UH-HHA where records and papers will be preserved, studied, and available to the public. Let your organizationâ€™s accomplishments become part of Houstonâ€™ history!
Speakers: Presentations on Houstonâ€™s environmental past
Mr. Christian Kelleher
Head of Special Collections
The CEC has a searchable, web-based version of the Environmental Resource Guide. You may also download older versions of the printed guide below.
Archived Resource Guides