Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Fisher-Hill Family Papers MSS.0023

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fisher-Hill Family Papers
Dates: 1837-1970
Identification: MSS.0023
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet, 1 box
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Scope and Contents

The collection includes several leaves of correspondence relating to ante-bellum Texas and a group of nineteenth century business documents concerning various family members.

In addition, there is a more recent collection of family correspondence dealing with family history. Three folders of genealogical manuscripts relating to various Fisher-Hill family members are included, as well as a collection of miscellaneous newspaper clippings.



The collection is arranged chronologically within topics.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Fisher-Hill Family Papers must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Index Terms

Fisher family
Hill family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fisher-Hill Family Papers . Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

The prominent Fisher-Hill family of Waverly/Conroe, Texas donated the assembled genealogical material of the family to the Houston Public Library in 1974, principally throught the good offices of Miss Laura E. Hill of Houston, Texas.

Processing Information

Processed in 1976.

Detailed Description of the Collection


Family Correspondence and Business Papers

Box Folder
1 1 Family Correspondence 1837-1877
2 Miscellaneous Family Business Papers 1852-1858


Family Genealogy

Box Folder
1 3 Family Correspondence, Genealogical, 1934-1970
4 Genealogical Manuscripts
5 Genealogical Manuscripts
6 Genealogical Manuscripts



Box Folder
1 7 Newspaper Clippings and Memorabilia
8 Ledger Book Containing the Names of Family in Attendance at Fisher-Hill Reunion