Philanthropists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ;
Houston (Tex.) -- Social life and customs;
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes;
Philanthropist and social activist, Jane Blaffer talks about the social life in Houston during the first half of the 20th century. She talks about the philanthropic contributions of her family as well as people like the Cullens, Imma Hogg, James...
Mayo, Edward--Interviews ; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; Art museums--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories
Edward Mayo, an architect by training and a veteran of World War 2, was invited to become the registrar at the Museum of Fine Arts by James Chillman, then director of the Museum, in 1961, and held this position for 25 years. It was his duty to...
Architect, graduated from Rice University. Under the guidance of Jimmy Chillman built Hotels, among them the Rice Hotel, Hotel Club
Buildings in Houston, among others, and Oil & Gas buildings and Bank buildings in Fort Worth