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University of Houston Archives

The University of Houston Archives documents the intellectual, cultural, and organizational history of the University since its founding in 1927 through administrative and department records, faculty papers, the records of alumni and student organizations, as well as university publications, including budgets, official reports, the Daily Cougar student newspaper, and Houstonian yearbooks. Notable collections include the UH Photographs Collection, President’s Office Records, the Professor David Ashley White Papers, and the UH Frontier Fiesta Collection.

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The Cougar President’s Office Records UH Photographs Collection Early UH History UH Frontier Fiesta Collection UH Photographs Collection UH Photographs Collection University of Houston Football UH Photographs Collection University of Houston Campus News

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Special Collections is dedicated to preserving and sharing the story of the University of Houston through our archival collections, digital collections, and online exhibits.

John H. Lienhard Collection

Robertson Stadium Exhibit

UH Timeline

UH Homecoming Through the Years
Given the high cost of acquiring, processing, collecting and protecting these invaluable resources, Special Collections depends on the endowments and monetary gifts of our donors to make these resources available for research, study and exhibition. Please consider donating today.