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Collection Spotlight: George Fuermann “Texas and Houston” Collection

Collections, Houston & Texas History

Main Street looking South 1908, Historic Postcards Collection, George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection.

Note: For the official launch of the Special Collections blog, here is a peek at one of our manuscript collections. From time to time we will post brief descriptions of our favorite collections, and areas of research or teaching in which they may be particularly useful. Stay tuned for more!   

George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection (20 linear feet of material)

Mr. Fuermann amassed this extensive collection of Texas and Houston historical materials during the period from 1950 – 1971.  During this time he wrote a regular column, “Post Cards,” on local history for the Houston Post and also authored ten volumes on the subject.  The collection also includes much of George Fuermann’s correspondence and manuscript material.

For research and teaching in: Texas history, Houston history, newspaper journalism

Fuermann Historic Postcards Online Exhibit

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