An Inventory of Records at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
Houston Metropolitan Research Center 500 McKinney St. Julia Ideson Building, 2nd Floor Houston, TX, 77002 832-393-1665
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Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Subdivision Collection
2 boxes, 1 flat drawer
All components of this collection are organized by subdivision. The plat maps are located in a flat drawer and are itemized numerically.
Scope and Contents
The Houston Subdivision Collection is a collection consisting of brochures, pamphlets, and plat maps documenting the development of new subdivisions in the Houston area. Currently the collection fills two document boxes and one flat drawer, which contains 40 plat maps. The boxed material contains abstracts of title, brochures, lists of property owners, and newspaper clippings. the plat maps represent nineteen different subdivisions, each newly created at that particular time. Also included with the plat maps are three Houston street directories and city maps of the 1890's and 1900's.
Real estate development--Texas--Houston
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Houston Subdivision Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.
Houston Subdivision Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.