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Houston Subdivision Collection: MSS 118

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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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-17T10:29-0600
Language: Finding aid written in English.

Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Title: Houston Subdivision Collection
Dates: 1890?-1979?
Quantity: 2 boxes, 1 flat drawer
Identification: MSS 118
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Arrangement

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.


Land subdivision--Texas--Houston
Real estate development--Texas--Houston
Real property--Texas--Houston

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Houston Subdivision Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Processing Information

Processed by Claire Wilkins, 1979.


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