Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Westmoreland Historic District Collection:

An Inventory of Records at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Westmoreland Civic Association
Title Westmoreland Historic District Collection
Inclusive Dates 1902 to 1993
Bulk Dates 1990 to 1993
Identification RG 1339
Extent 4.5 lin. ft.: 4 document boxes
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised primarily of documents related to and supporting the petitioning of the Westmoreland Civic Association to attain historic landmark status for homes in the Westmoreland District of Houston. The bulk of the collection consists of the research on the architecture, ownership and history of individual properties in this area. It also includes some personal narratives of early homeowners, copies of the petitions and 29 photographs of the homes.


 

Arrangement

The information is arranged in six series by topic and then alphabetically by individual properties.
Series 1: Architecture
Series 2: Memoirs of Early Residents
Series 3: Non-Contributing Sites
Series 4: Manuscripts and Publications
Series 5: Historic Preservation, City of Houston
Series 6: Data Pertaining to Specific Addresses

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from The Westmoreland Historic District Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.


Index Terms

Subjects
Historic preservation
Landmarks (Houston, Tex.)
Neighborhood associations
Neighborhoods (Houston, Tex.) 1990-1993
Organizations
Houston (Tex.). Dept. of Planning and Development .
Westmoreland Civic Association
Names
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Places
Houston (Tex.). Westmoreland

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The Westmoreland Historic District Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

Donated by: the Westmoreland Civic Association.

Processing Information

Processed by: Charles Stephenson and Tammy Jordan, completed September 2006.


Detailed Description

 

Series 1: Architecture

Box Folder
1 1
Houston Architectural Guide
Houston City Directory, 2 pages
Houses torn down or destroyed
Original owners



 

Series 2: Memoirs of Early Residents

Box Folder
1 2
Dittersdorf and Askew
Newspaper articles



 

Series 3: Non-Contributing Sites

Box Folder
1 3
Alabama and Ross Streets
City Directory: 1902, 1929-30
Color photographs



 

Series 4: Manuscripts and Publications

Box Folder
1 4 Cottage Souvenir. Number 2. 1982
5 From Westmoreland to the White House: Lyndon B. Johnson in Houston. 1992
6 Nomination of Westmoreland Historic District. August 1993



 

Series 5: Historic Preservation, City of Houston

Box Folder
1 7
Petitions
Inventory of properties
Maps
29 photographs of sites



 

Series 6: Data Pertaining to Specific Addresses

Box
2, 3, 4 3410 Burlington
3618 Burlington
200 Emerson
208 Emerson
210 Emerson
211 Emerson
215 Emerson
216 Emerson
219 Emerson
220 Emerson
224 Emerson
228 Emerson
232 Emerson
239 Emerson
400 Emerson
401 Emerson
410 Emerson
411 Emerson
415 Emerson
416 Emerson
421 Emerson
422 Emerson
425 Emerson
3402 Garrott
3410 Garrott
3412 Garrott
3414 Garrott
3416 Garrott
3516 Garrott
3520 Garrott
3522 Garrott
3524 Garrott
3526 Garrott
3602 Garrott
3604 Garrott
3620 Garrott
3700 Garrott
3702 Garrott
3704 Garrott
3706 Garrott
104 Hawthorne
202 - 206 Hawthorne (Townhome Complex)
207 Hawthorne
210 Hawthorne
211 Hawthorne
215 Hawthorne
219 Hawthorne
303 Hawthorne
304 Hawthorne
311 Hawthorne
312 Hawthorne
315 Hawthorne
316 Hawthorne
317 Hawthorne
318 Hawthorne
324 Hawthorne
404 Hawthorne
405 Hawthorne
406 Hawthorne
408 Hawthorne
412 Hawthorne
401 Marshall
402 Marshall
406 Marshall
407 Marshall
408 Marshall
410 Marshall
412 Marshall
419 Marshall
421 Marshall
425 Marshall
427 Marshall
200 Westmoreland
201 Westmoreland
208 Westmoreland
214 Westmoreland
215 Westmoreland
220 Westmoreland
222 Westmoreland
228 Westmoreland
401 Westmoreland
404 Westmoreland
407 Westmoreland
412 Westmoreland
420 Westmoreland
421 Westmoreland
426 Westmoreland
428 Westmoreland