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New Houston History Archives Finding Aids Available

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Two new Houston History Archives finding aids have recently been published in Archon, both dealing with environmental subjects and activists.

Hana Ginzbarg Papers: This collection contains the papers of Hana Ginzbarg related to efforts to preserve Armand Bayou. Starting in 1970, Ginzbarg spearheaded the campaign to rename and preserve the bayou, which was then known as Middle Bayou.

Sarah and Army Emmott Environmental Papers: The Emmotts were among Houston’s preeminent environmental activists, working on the Texas Beaches Unlimited initiative, supporting the Save Buffalo Bayou campaign, and founding the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition. This collection contains Sarah Emmott’s personal papers.

In other finding aid news, the Athletic Department Records finding aid has recently been revised.