Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Scanlan-Moody Collection MSS.0236



Descriptive Summary

Creator Scanlan family
Title: Scanlan-Moody Collection
Dates: Bulk, 1900-1930
Dates: Early 1900s
Identification: MSS.0236
Quantity: 2.5 Linear feet, 2 boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Historical Note

Radical Republican Governor Edmund J. Davis appointed Thomas H. Scanlan mayor of Houston in 1870, an office Scanlan held until 1874. Later, Scanlan acted as president of the Houston Water Works Company and vice-president of the Houston Gas Light Company.


Scope and Contents

This small collection contains information on the Scanlan family. It deals primarily with commercial establishments in Houston in the early 1900s.


 

Arrangement

The collection is divided into 2 boxes. The first box contains bills, receipts, and correspondence. The second box contains maps, schedules, and an advertisement.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

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


Index Terms

Scanlan family
Scanlan, Thomas H.
Business enterprises--Texas--Houston
Houston (Tex.)--20th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Moody Collection. MSS 236. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisitions Information

Donated by Margaret Moody

Processing Information

Processed by Suzanne Summers, February, 1990.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 1 Bills and receipts



 
Box Folder
1 2 Bills and receipts



 
Box Folder
1 3 Bills and receipts



 
Box Folder
1 4 Bills and receipts



 
Box Folder
1 5 Correspondence



 
Box
2 Mexican National Railroad Schedule and Map



 
Box
2 Houston and Texas Central Railroad Schedule and Map



 
Box
2 Red Sand Stone Company (Pecos, Texas) advertisement