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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Tour itineraries

Series II: Organizations and local information

Series III: Texas and United States travel and touring information

Series IV: Tunnel articles

Series V: Discover Houston Tours business and administrative information

Series VI: Newsletters, seminars, magazines, books, photographs, and other media

Series VII: Oversize and other media

Series VII: Addenda

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Discover Houston Tours Records, 1988-2009 MS 522



creator Lord, Sandra
Title: Discover Houston Tours Records
Dates: 1988-
Abstract: The Discover Houston Tours Records contain information about tours Lord gave around Houston, supplemental material for tour content (including newspaper clippings, brochures, and notes), general information about leading tours, and business documents of her tour company.
Identification: MS 522
Quantity: 10.0 linear ft.
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical Note

Sandra Lord is a Certified Professional Guide, writer, researcher, trainer and vocational historian and has written, edited, and performed research for over 100 articles and books. She is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. In July 1988 she began offering guided walking tours for individuals, children’s groups, seniors’ groups, Leisure Learning Unlimited, and other organizations and has researched and designed hundreds of itineraries for walking and step-on tours and conducted training and educational programs for individuals interested in learning more about Houston. She co-founded the Professional Tour Guide Association of Houston, which meets monthly to determine the educational and experiential requirements necessary for the designation "Certified Professional Guide" in Houston.

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Scope and Contents

The Discover Houston Tour Records contain documents and artifacts related to the tours and research of Sandra Lord of Discover Houston Tours. Tour itineraries, research, and business-related material document the formation and continuation of the company and its tours around the Houston area.

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Arrangement note

Series I: Tour itineraries and information
Series II: Organizations and local information
Series III: Texas and United States travel and touring information
Series IV: Tunnel articles
Series V: Discover Houston Tours business and administrative information
Series VI: Newlsetters, seminars, magazines, books, and other media
Series VII: Addenda - files printed from diskettes
Series VIII: Oversize

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research but requires 24 hours for retrieval

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Discover Houston Tours Records, MS 522, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Lord, Sandra
Subjects
Architecture--Texas--Houston-- 20th century.
Houston (Texas)--Buildings, structures, etc.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Discover Houston Tours Records, MS 522, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

The materials were given to Woodson Research Center by Sandra Lord in 2008

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Tour itineraries

Box Folder
1 1 Citiwalks Downtown Directory 1991
2 Citiwalks tour list, #001 - 219 January 1989 - January 1992
3 001 - Old Market Square and Houston Historical District undated
4 004 - Tanglewood / Bush Country walk undated
5 006 - River Oaks Boulevard undated
6 007 - Woodland Heights / Stude Park / White Oak Park undated
7 008 - Montrose Historic Stroll undated
8 009 - Bayou Bend undated
9 011 - Cemetery Walk (Allen Parkway Village, Founders, Beth Israel, Magnolia, Adath Yeshurun, and College Park cemeteries) undated
10 012 - Kingwood undated
11 013 - Bluebonnet Trail Trip April 1, 1989
12 016 - Museum area undated
13 017 - Woodlands Hike and Bike undated
14 019 - Historic Chinatown East undated
15 027 - Galleria Indoor Walk July 31, 1988
16 033 - Downtown Archiectural Tour undated
17 035 - Galveston East End Historic District October 1, 1989
18 036 - Heights Boulevard October 7, 1989
19 037 - Shiner Country Walk October 15, 1989
20 038 - Glenwood Cemetery October 22, 1989
21 039 - Memorial Boulevard walking path October 28, 1989
22 041 - Renaissance Festival, Plantersville TX November 12, 1989
23 042 - Hermann Park undated
24 043 - Dickens, Galveston TX December 3, 1989
25 045 - Galleria indoor /outdoor Christmas lights December 9, 1989
26 046 - River Oaks Christmas lights December 10, 1989
27 051 - Old Market Square January 7, 1990
28 052 - Memorial Boulevard aerobic walk January 11, 1990
29 053 - Bammel Lane January 13, 1990
30 054 - West University Healthiwalk January 17, 1990
31 055 - Hermann Park Healthiwalk January 19, 1990
32 063 - Brazos Bend State Park February 4, 1990
33 066 - River Oaks February 10, 1990
34 069 - Tunnel Adventure Tour (How Low Can You Go?) February 14, 1990
35 072 - Woodland Heights undated
36 075 - Tunnel Adventure Tour February 22, 1990
37 078 - Montrose Historic Stroll February 24, 1990
38 081 - West University March 4, 1990
39 084 - Cemetery Walk (College Park, Adath Yeshurun, Freedman's Town, Founder's Memorial, Beth Israel, and Magnolia) March 10, 1990
40 Exxon Brookhollow Health Center March 13, 1990
41 Walking Back to the Past Citiwalk - A pub crawl and walk designed for Hotel Sales and Marketing Association March 15, 1990
42 089 - Liles Safari Ranch / Kingwood Citiwalk March 18, 1990
43 092 - Bayou Bend Gardens March 24, 1990
44 094 - Rice area March 28, 1990
45 098 - Rice area April 7, 1990
46 114 - Lawndale April 21, 1990
47 119 - Menil undated
48 124 - Galveston / Elissa Tour May 5, 1990
49 128 - Houston Concierge Association May 12, 1990
50 130 - Riverside Terrace May 20, 1990
51 135 - Children's Museum June 10, 1990
52 147 - Tunnel Walk 7 August 30, 1990
53 150 - Hilltop Herb Farm September 15, 1990
54 152 - Highland Village Brunch and Boutiques September 23, 1990
55 155 - Tunnel Walk 10 October 4, 1990
56 156 - Tour and Tea at the Wyndham Warwick October 1990
57 158, 159, 163 - Tunnel Walk October 25, 1990, November 1, 1990, November 30, 1990
58 166 - Tunnel Walk for Cleveland TX family January 11, 1991
59 167 - Downtown walk - Kinkaid/Australian students January 14, 1991
60 168 - Oasis Walk January 17, 1991
61 170 - Oasis Walk January 24, 1991
62 172, 173 - Tunnel Walk February 7, 1991, February 14, 1991
63 174, 176 - Tunnel Walk February 21, 1991, March 8, 1991
64 177, 179 - Tunnel Walk March 14, 1991, March 28, 1991
65 180 - Oasis Tunnel Walk, 182 - Tunnel Walk April 4, 1991, April 18, 1991
66 183 - Houston Public Library complex April 25, 1991
67 184 - Tunnel Walk for Loretto Academy, El Paso TX April 25, 1991
68 185 - Houston Civic Center and Civic Center Tunnel May 2, 1991
69 187 - Allen Center nd
70 188, 189, 190 - Exxon Tunnelwalks May 15, 1991
71 193 - Houston Center nd
72 194 - Tunnelwalk, 197 - Oasis Walk, "Hines Country" June 13, 1991, June 20, 1991
73 199 - Oasis Tunnelwalk, 200 - Tunnel Walk June 27, 1991, July 28, 1991
74 201 - Downtown Events Tunnelwalk - Cultural Walk Throught Downtown Houston's Theater District August 8, 1991
75 202 - Tunnelwalk, West University Seniors Program August 13, 1991
76 Tunnelwalk - Delta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi August 28, 1991
77 205 - Oasis Tunnelwalk, 206 - Amoco Wives Tunnelwalk September 18, 1991, September 30, 1991
78 209 - Tunnelwalk, Garrison Girl Scout Troop October 18, 1991
79 212 - Bayou Bend Docents' Culture Walk November 11, 1991
80 216, 217, 218 - Tunnelwalk December 9, 1991, December 18, 1991, December 27, 1991
81 219 - AARP Shop N' Walk January 17, 1992
82 Oasis Adventure Walk - Shiner TX April 8, 1992
83 Tunnelwalk on Wheels - suggested routes for persons in wheelchairs or with strollers 1993
84 Tunnelwalk About Work - A Walking Tour of Downtown Houston's Tunnel System Emphasizing the Employment Environment April 19, 1995
85 Food and Fabric Tour June 13, 2005 / March 30, 2006
86 Downtown Architecture - From Spain to Skid Row April 7, 2007
87 Downtown Holiday Walk and Rail Tours November 30, December 1,7,8,1,15, 21, 22-26, 2007 and December 23-25, 2007
88 Jingle Jaunt Bus Tour 2007-2008
89 Urban Survival Guide, Tunnel Information, Scavenger Hunt, and Downtown map for McMullen Elementary 5th graders May 15, 2008
90 African American Heritage Tour - African American Credit Union Coalition Convention August 6, 2008
91 Tour Itineraries 1991-1995
92 Tour Itineraries 1996
93 Tour Itineraries 1998
94 Tour Itineraries 1999
95 Tour Itineraries 2000
96 Tour Itineraries 2001
97 Tour Itineraries 2002
98 Tour Itineraries 2003
99 Tour Itineraries 2004
100 Tour Itineraries 2005
101 Tour Itineraries 2005
102 Tour Itineraries 2006
103 Tour Itineraries 2007
104 Tour Itineraries 2008
105 Tunnelwalk itineraries, invoices, and correspondence 1995-2003
106 Heritage Walk
107 Houston Walks - Upper Kirby District
Box Folder
2 1 Scavenger Hunts
2 Ghost Walks - manual
3 Ghost Walks - procedures
4 Ghost Walks - news clippings / internet mentions
5 Ghost Walks - Allen Family
6 Ghost Walks - Anson Jones
7 Ghost Walks - Samuel K. McIlhenny (Gone With the Wind)
8 Ghost Walks - Boaks Bar and Mercury Room
9 Ghost Walks - Esperson buildings
10 Ghost Walks - Federal Court House
11 Ghost Walks - Foley Building / 12 Spot
12 Ghost Walks - Day of the Dead
13 Ghost Walks - Tour log
14 Ghost Walks - Itinerary 2000
15 Ghost Walks - Itinerary 2003
16 Ghost Walks - Itinerary 2004
17 Ghost Walks - Itinerary 2005
18 Galveston Ghosts and Pirates Tour
19 Theater District Tours 1997-2000
20 Discover Houston Tours Lecture Series 2000
21 Houston's Historic Wards Series January-June 2003
22 Basic City Tour Manual 2004
23 Blood and Money Tours 2004-2008
24 Broomstick Adventure Tours 2008
25 Lifestyles of Houston's Rich and Famous tours 2008
26 Haddock Asian Pacific Heritage Tours
27 Asian Pacific Heritage Tours - background information
28 Asian Pacific Heritage Tours - background information
29 Asian American Heritage Tours - master itinerary outline
30 Dining and Entertainment Committee / Houston Cooks / Restaurant Walks 1998-2001
31 Walks on the Wild Side
32 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - Research April 4, 2008
33 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - Proposal
34 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - Sustainable Engineering April 4, 2008
35 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - Green Roof Tour
36 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - Passive Green Tour April 4, 2008
37 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - Folk Art Tour April 4, 2008
38 American Institute of Architects Gulf Coast Green Tours - correspondence April 4, 2008
39 A Self-Guided Tour of the Downtown Houston Tunnel System
40 Self-Guided Tour of Houston's Downtown Tunnel Loop - Citiwalks Press
41 Downtown Tunnelwalk and Rail Tour brochure April 4, 2008
42 "While You're Downtown" booklets and materials
43 River Oaks: A Self-Guided Tour of its Architecture. Prepared by the Anchorage Foundation of Texas for the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects 1984
44 Keith Rosen - Houston Historical Tours
45 Tea Tours
46 Terry's Tours of Texas
47 Trash Tours
48 The Walking Connection - Glendale Arizona
49 Insightful Journeys - Boston Massachusetts
50 Enron tour articles and correspondence
51 Enron buildings
52 Enron articles 1998, 2000
53 Enron articles 2001
54 Enron articles 2002
55 Enron articles 2003
56 Enron articles 2004-2005
57 Enron articles 2008
58 Enron articles 2007
59 Enron - NatWest 3 Trial
60 Enron - movies and books
61 Enron - auction, crooked E
62 Enron - commentary
63 Enron - former employees and stockholders
64 Enron - Front Porch Pub
65 Enron - Arthur Andersen
66 Enron - John Baxter
67 Enron - Robert Belfer
68 Enron - Richard Buy
69 Enron - Rick Causey
70 Enron - Stephen Cooper
71 Enron - Andrew and Lea Fastow 2002-2006
72 Enron - Ben Glisan
73 Enron - Michael Kopper
74 Enron - Ken Lay
75 Enron - Linda Lay / Jus' Stuff
76 Enron - Rebecca Mark-Jusbasche
77 Enron - Jeffrey McMahon
78 Enron - Lou Pai
79 Enron - Jeffrey Skilling
80 Enron - Sharron Watkins
81 Enron - Thomas White
82 Enron trial articles March 2006-May 2006
83 Lifestyles of Houston's Rich and Infamous: The Enron Tour March 4, 2006
84 Lifestyles of Houston's Rich and Infamous: The Enron Tour April 22, 2006
85 Enron Tour June 26, 2007
Box Folder
3 1 Articles and information about walking
2 Articles about tours
3 Tour guides - recruiting
4 Tour guides - training and correspondence 2001-2007

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Series II: Organizations and local information

Box Folder
3 5 Professional Tour Guide Association of Houston - meeting minutes and information
6 Guideposts - the monthly newsletter of the Professional Tour Guide Association of Houston September 2000-November 2005
7 National Federation of Tourist Guide Associations - newsletter and correspondence 2002-2004
8 Texas Volkssport Association newsletter - "Trail Talk" March 1993
9 American Volkssport Association affiliate - Houston Happy Hikers (#15), Space City Trailtrotters (#225), and Friendswood Fun Walkers (#251)
10 American Volkssport Association - year-round events 1990
11 American Volkssport Association - newsletters and information 1990
12 Houston Concierge Association 1990-1991
13 Houston Downtown Tunnel Association 2000
14 Greater Houston Convention and Visitor Bureau
15 American Institute of Architects Houston - correspondence, information
16 Friends of the Texas Room - Houston Public Library
17 Houston Downtown Management District
18 Downtown Houston taxing district
19 Houston - A Brief History by Sandra Lord May 19, 2002
20 Significant Dates in Houston's History, 500-1899
21 1000 Louisiana St. - Allied Bank Plaza, Dynegy, Wells Fargo
22 Airports, Houston - brochure, news clippings
23 Allen's Landing and Buffalo Bayou tour and information
24 Bank One Center - 910 Travis
25 Christ Church Cathedral
26 Esperson buildings
27 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Houston branch
28 Glenwood Cemetery
29 Heritage Plaza - 1111 Bagby
30 John S. Dunn Outreach Center
31 Metro / MetroRail and Downtown Turnaround: The Downtown/Midtown Transit Streets Project information and maps (Fall 2001)
32 Minute Maid Park/Enron Field/Astros
33 NASA / Space Center Houston
34 One and Two Shell Plaza - 910 Louisana and 777 Walker
35 Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral
36 Sam Houston Hotel / Sam Bar (now Alden Hotel), Hotel Icon, and the Magnolia Hotel
37 Texaco / Texas Co. building - 720 San Jacinto
38 Tranquility Park / Challenger VII memorial
39 U.S.S. Houston
40 Warehouse Live
41 Wyndham Warwick Hotel / Hotel Zaza
42 Houston church brochures and information
43 Houston Public Library brochures and information
44 Houston - Chinatown
45 Houston - East End / East End Chamber of Commerce
46 Houston - Heights, Rice Military, Brunner, Brunner Estates, Magnolia Grove, and Yale Street information
47 Houston - Rice Village
48 Houston - Texas Medical Center
49 Houston - West End
50 Houston area landmarks
51 Houston museum and exhibit brochures
52 Houston shopping, parks, and building brochures
53 Houston maps
54 Houston restaurant menus and brochures
55 Downtown Houston restaurant menus and brochures
56 Downtown Houston living

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Series III: Texas and United States travel and touring information

Box Folder
4 1 Ross Carl Allyn
2 Clark Gable
3 George Hermann / Hermann Square Park
4 Philip Johnson
5 Jesse Jones
6 Ray Miller
7 William Marsh Rice - murder
8 John Siemssen - text and correspondence
9 John Siemseen articles - "Reggae Hall of Fame Goes Off the Air," (Urban Beat, January 1997) and "Sig Byrd's Houston Revisited (Public News, March 1997)
10 Chinese resources/articles - Houston
11 German, Italian, Polish, and Turkish resources/articles - Houston
12 Russian resources/articles - Houston
13 Albany Texas
14 Amarillo and Anahuac Texas
15 Anderson Texas
16 Austin Texas
17 Bandera Texas
18 Baytown Texas
19 Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange Texas
20 Bellaire Texas
21 Big Bend National Park Texas
22 Big Thicket Texas
23 Blanco and Boerne Texas
24 Brazoria County, Texas
25 Brazos Bend State Park, Texas
26 Bryan/College Station, Buda Texas
27 Cameron, Castroville, and Carthage Texas
28 Clodine and Columbus Texas
29 Conroe and Coldspring Texas
30 Corpus Christi, Corsicana, and Crockett Texas
31 Crystal City Texas
32 Fort Bend County / Sugar Land Texas
33 Fort Worth Texas
34 Galveston Texas - "Galveston Island: Adventures Beyond the Classroom!" from the Galveston Historical Foundation Education Committee
35 Galveston Texas - historic districts, hotels, and Moody Gardens
36 Galveston Texas - tours, shopping, dining, events, and The Strand
37 Galveston Texas - tours, shopping, and museums
38 Galveston Texas - news clippings 1991-2005, undated
39 Galveston Texas - Mardi Gras
40 Hempstead Texas
41 Huntsville Texas
42 Kemah Texas
43 Kingsville Texas
44 League City Texas - South Shore Harbor booklet
45 Matagorda County, Texas
46 Morgan's Point and Nacogdoches Texas
47 Pasadena Texas
48 San Antonio Texas
49 Shiner Texas
50 Spring/Old Town Spring Texas
51 Washington-on-the-Brazos Texas
52 West University Place Texas
53 West University Place Texas - retail / JMH Market
54 The Woodlands Texas
55 Arizona
56 Arizona brochures
57 California
58 Georgia
59 Hawaii
60 Illinois - Chicago
61 Louisiana
62 Louisiana brochures
Box Folder
5 1 Maryland
2 Massachusetts - Boston
3 Missouri - Kansas City
4 Montana
5 New York
6 North Carolina - Charlotte
7 Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
8 Rhode Island - Newport
9 Oregon/Washington
10 South Carolina

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Series IV: Tunnel articles

Box Folder
5 11 Article - "Tunnel Building May be Over Here Due to the Costs," Houston Chronicle November 30, 1975
12 Article - Tunnels, Houston Chronicle Magazine October 1, 1978
13 Article - "Tunnel Vision: Trouble in the Land of the Lost," Houston City Magazine May 1985
14 Article - "Retailers Going Underground," Houston Business Journal May 7, 1990
15 Article - "Houston's Underground Movement," Houston Post October 7, 1991
16 Article - "New Light in the Tunnel," Houston Chronicle November 15, 1992
17 Article - "'Tunnel Lady' Envisions a Tourist Draw," Houston Chronicle November 15, 1992
18 Article - "Guide to Tunnel Sells Fast," Houston Chronicle May 26, 1993
19 Article - "Tunnel Maintenance Handled Separately" and "People Visit Tunnel for Variety," Houston Chronicle October 26, 1994
20 Article - "Tunnel Evolved From Walkway," Houston Chronicle October 26, 1994
21 Article - "Businesses Thrive Under City Streets," Houston Chronicle October 26, 1994
22 Article - "Confused by City's Myriad of Tunnels?," Houston Post February 12, 1995
23 Article - "Tunnel Vision," Houston Chronicle August 18, 1995
24 Article - "Meanwhile, Underground," Cite Winter 1996
25 Article - "Rain or Shine, Groups Enjoy Chance to Go Underground," The Group Travel Leader November 1996
26 Article - "Halloween in Houston," H Texas Magazine October 2005
27 Article - "It's Lonesome in this Old Town, Until You Go Underground," New York Times August 21, 2007
28 Article - "This Way to the Ghosts," Houston Press March 20-26, 2008
29 Article - "Downtown Underground," Greater Houston Weekly September 17, 2008

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Series V: Discover Houston Tours business and administrative information

Box Folder
5 30 Discover Houston answering machine messages
31 Web Marketing Magic
32 Business documents - International Travel Services, Inc., Tom Birmingham, Susan Elmore Public Relations
33 Discover Houston/SL Services business documents
34 Discover Houston Tours business plan/description 2006/2007
35 Correspondence - trademarks and DBA 1992-1998
36 Correspondence - Expressions and Exposure, Mona E. Fluitt-Menzel 1994
37 Correspondence - Insights, Mary Kay Gaedcke 1995
38 Excitations - insurance and correspondence 2007
39 Correspondence - Better Business Bureau 2007
40 Correspondence - Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Rice University November 2007
41 Correspondence 1993-1999 and nd
42 Correspondence 2000-2003
43 Correspondence 2004
44 Correspondence 2005-2006
45 Correspondence 2007
46 Correspondence 2008
47 Correspondence 2009
48 Discover Houston advertisement materials
49 Advertising - Downtown Houston Tunnel Map and restaurant Guide 1993-1994, 1998
50 Discover Houston promotional items and brochures
51 Ledgers and statements
52 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 1995
53 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 1996
54 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 1997
55 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 1998
56 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 1999
57 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2000
58 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2001
59 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2002
60 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2003-2004
61 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2005
62 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2006
63 Sales tax, receipts, invoices 2007

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Series VI: Newsletters, seminars, magazines, books, photographs, and other media

Box Folder
6 1 Houston R/UDAT April 20-23, 1990
2 The Houston Seminar booklets Fall 1995, Spring 1996, Fall 1996, and Spring 1997
3 Downtown Development Framework Update May 2004
4 St. John the Divine News 1985-1989 (incomplete)
5 The Tower Tribune - Texas Commerce Tower newsletter 1990-2000 (incomplete)
6 Art Scene - Theater District Calendar Winter 1991
7 Houston Center Stage, published by Expressions and Exposure September 1995
8 Around the Square - Main Street Market Square newsletter 1996-1997
9 The Urban Update - A Quarterly Publication of Downtown Houston Association May 1998
10 Houston Proud newsletter June 26, 1998
11 Association of Authors and Publishers - Houston chapter newsletter April and May 1999, June and August 2000
12 News on the Downtown District Spring 1999, Spring 2001, Spring 2002
13 The Medallion - Texas Historical Commission May-June 1999
14 Mid-City Beat - Published Quarterly for the Tenants of Bank One Center July, August, and September 1999
15 Skylines - published for the tenants of Wells Fargo Plaza Spring 2001
16 Pennzoil Place News January/February 2002
17 Panorama - A Publication of the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park Spring 2008
18 City Savvy - Quartlerly Newsletter Published for City of Houston Employees - v. 13 no. 1 Winter 2008
19 Houston: A Cultural Guide, 2nd Edition - The Cultural Arts Council of Houston 1992
20 Membership Directory and Guide to the East End (Houston East End Chamber of Commerce) 2005
21 Membership Directory and Guide to the East End (Houston East End Chamber of Commerce) 2006
22 What's Up Houston? Your City-Wide Guide to Music, Theater, Food and Wine, Sports and Outdoors, Museums, and More October 2007
23 Houston Membership Services Directory 2007, 2008, 2009
24 Greater Houston Restaurant Association Membership Directory and Buyer's Guide 2007, 2008
25 Houston Convention Calendar 2008
26 Downtown Directory - A Guide to Retail Shops, Restaurants, Services, and Other Amenities, published by the Downtown District undated
27 Central Houston Guide and Tunnel Map - Foley's and the Houston Chronicle undated
28 Official Guide to Houston - Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau Fall 1998
29 Houston - Official Visitors Guide December 2007-February 2008, March-May 2008, and June-August 2008
30 Urban Update - Official Publication of the Houston Downtown Alliance Summer 2004, Spring 2008, Summer 2008
31 Texas Monthly Dining Guide - Houston Spring 2003
32 Texas Winery Guide undated
33 H Texas November 1996
34 H Texas October 2003
35 Texas Highways July, September, and October 2003
36 The Port of Houston November/December 2005, January/February 2006
37 Downtown Fall 2008 (premiere) and Winter 2008-2009
38 The Heritage Society coloring book undated
39 Texas Recipes from Texas Places, Volume III - Imperial Sugar Company April 1980
40 Texas Presidential Corridor information
41 The Intrepid Walker's Guide to Houston by Eli Zal and Doug Milbern, photographs by Tom Richmond 1975
42 Indo-Chinese in Houston by Fred R. Von der Mehden - Houston Center for the Humanities 1982
43 Downtown Guide and Atlas - Saint Paul 1987
44 The Moles by Hugo Granieri 1998
45 Texas - The Friendship State - State Department of Highways and Public Transportation nd (1980s?)
46 Cartier Design Viewed by Ettore Sottsass October 31, 2004-March 27, 2005
47 The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail - Upper and Central Texas Coast 1999
48 Harris County Regional Map and Information - Robert Eckels, County Judge 2003
49 SPARK - School Park Program elementary school postcards
50 Pig Stand 7 sign
2412 Washington Ave., closed November 2006
51 The Original Mexican Cafe (Galveston), Texas Painted Churces, and Washington D.C.
52 Tour photographs, negatives, and CD July 1999, November 1999
53 Glenwood Cemetery photographs and tour cards September-October 2003
54 Glenwood Cemetery photographs, negatives, and CDs (#2-7) October 2003
55 Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery photographs, negatives, and CD December 2003, January 2004
56 Digital photographs (and contact sheets) July 16, 2008
Downtown and neartown images including Discovery Green Park, Founders Memorial Cemetery, Jefferson Davis Hospital, Museum of Natural Science, and NASA/Space Center Houston
57 Founders Memorial Cemetery October 31, 2008
CD also included
58 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room 2005
- Peace Meals: A Book of Recipes for Cooking and Connecting - A Cookbook by the Junior League of Houston, Inc. 2008
- Houston Meeting Planners Guide - Official Publication of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau 1999
- Houston Meeting Planners Guide - Official Publication of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau 2007
- Houston Meeting Planners Guide - Official Publication of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau 2008
- Houston Meeting Planners Guide - Official Publication of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau 2009
- The Houston International Festival - Spotlight on Chinese Culture 1997

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Series VII: Oversize and other media

Box
7 CD - Shamrock Tower / Keller Williams
CD - Hotel Bentley
CD - The Heart of Spain images
CD - Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau: "Escape and Explorer"
CD - Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau: Galveston Island Press Kit
CD - Discover Houston: Logo, Rice Hotel image, Sandra Lord image
CD - Hobby Center and downtown Houston photographs 2005
CD - Map files July 28, 2003
CD - "Find It" September 23, 2005
Audio cassette - Citgo Galveston Tour
Audio cassette - Boston Area Highlights
Audio cassette - Orange Show Eye Opener Tour
Houston Business Journal Book of Lists - volume 38, issue 53 2008
In the Loop March/April 2000
Visit Houston Texas bag
Note cards - Houston Landmarks by Houston Landmark Gallery
Mugs
"Downtown" the Capital of Houston, Houston: Remember When, The Underground Tour Seattle, and Seattle Underground
Insulated mug - Venue
Wine glass - Texas Grape-Gazing, Market Square Park
Patches
Colt .45s-Astros, 40 Years in Houston and Smith College
University of Houston Cougar Paw
Small plaque - Houston 2012, Flown on NASA Space Shuttle STS 101, May 2000
Plaque - Professional Tour Guide Association of Houston Recognizes Sandra Lord as a Founding Member
Baseball caps
Oldies 97.5 FM, NCAA Final Four
Shirts
Luther's Bar-B-Q Tummy Hunger-Fighter (Tommy Hilfiger parody), Houston Industries, Power of Houston 1997, Brazosport Rotary Shrimp Boil, Fish Fry, Fun Run, and Auction 1997, Apple, Shop Different, I Love Houston, Houston Public Library, YMCA of Greater Houston, Houston Museum District
Jersey - Houston Rockets, Yao Ming
Pins
Galveston Island, Escape and Explore (15), Houston Aldine Lions, 40 Years of Service and Lions International
Soccer ball decoration
Berlitz Pocket Guide - Sydney 1993
Maps - Walks Through Europe: Amsterdam, Paris, Zurich 1995
Box
7 Magnetic nameplates - Sandra Lord
Box
8 Houston Fact Finder: A Pocket Guide to business, life, arts and entertainment in America's fourth largest city 2007
Houston Fact Finder: A Pocket Guide to business, life, arts and entertainment in America's fourth largest city (c. 2) 2007
Don't Spin Your Wheels: Houston Restaurant Guide for the Wheelchair User, by Christina Cain 1994
The Summer Book 2006: A Guide to Houston Day Camps and Classes for Kids and Teens, by Sarah Gish
The Summer Book 2007: A Guide to Houston Day Camps and Classes for Kids and Teens, by Sarah Gish
147 Fun Things to do in Houston by Karen Foulk 1997
Fodor's City Guide Houston 2001
Houston: Deep in the Heart 2000
Murder on the Boulevard by Anne Sloan 1996
Frommer's Texas 2001
Texas in her own words, as told to Tweed Scott 2006
The Best Guided Walking Tours of New York City for Residents and Visitors by Leslie Gourse 1989
Barcelonawalks by George Semler 1992
map-drawer
34 Map - Downtown District Block Destinations - Buildings, parking facilities, and public space
Map - Underground and Aboveground Tunnel - bounded by Bagby, Lamar, Milam, and Clay streets
Poster - Discover Houston nd
Poster - Discover Houston 2004-2006
Poster - Downtown Houston map with building names, Key Maps, Inc.
Poster - Prophet and Profits, A Historical Exhibit About Business Enterprise in Houston, March 18-28, 1992
Poster - Main St. at Capitol photgraph, 1929, Sloane Gallery
Poster - 2006 Juneteenth Celebration sponsored by the Museum of Printing History and the Rutherford B.H. Yates Museum
Poster - The Metro Trolley
Drawing - shoe logo

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Series VII: Addenda

Box Folder
9 1 Houston Walks by Sandra Lord (1 of 5) 1992+
2 Houston Walks by Sandra Lord (2 of 5) 1992+
3 Houston Walks by Sandra Lord (3 of 5)
4 Houston Walks by Sandra Lord (4 of 5)
5 Houston Walks by Sandra Lord (5 of 5)
6 Gothic Walk (1 of 3)
7 Gothic Walk (2 of 3)
8 Gothic Walk (3 of 3)
9 Holiday Lights Walks/Jingle Jaunts: itineraries, correspondence, and notes (1 of 3)
10 Holiday Lights Walks/Jingle Jaunts: itineraries, correspondence, and notes (2 of 3)
11 Holiday Lights Walks/Jingle Jaunts: itineraries, correspondence, and notes (3 of 3)
12 Holiday Lights Walks/Jingle Jaunts: press releases and promotional material
13 Holiday Lights Walks manual
14 The Reel Houston
15 Tunnelwalks with Sandra Lord product and price list
16 Heritage Tourism grant application: Downtown Historic District /Discover Houston Tours Main St./Market Square Self-Guided Walking Tour 2000
17 Cemetery Walk: Mausoleums and More - A Self-Guided Walking Tour Featurung 11 Mausoleums at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery by Sandra Lord
18 Arcadia Publishing correspondence and information 2008
19 Tour press releases 2000-2004, undated
20 Discover Houston Tours presentation August 4, 2009
Powerpoint presentation on CD
21 Inventory and research file indices
22 "The Spirit Filled Life" by Rev. Albert S. Lawrence, Jr. August 18, 1985
23 Public Safety Plan: Downtown Houston - Houston Police Department Special Operations Division October 1990
24 Endangered Buildings Committee agenda and notes April 12, 1991
25 Resource Team Report for Market Square Historic District June 1991
26 Connections! A Resource for Neighborhoods - City of Houston Planning and Development Department July 1996
27 Galveston's Strand Sidewalks - a study prepared for Kirk Farris by Sandra Lord July 11, 2001
28 Houston Downtown Devlelopment Framework October 2004
29 Allen Parkway Village/Fourth Ward Technical Report September 1983
30 Allen Parkway Village/San Felipe Courts - National Register of Historic Places nomination
31 Allen Parkway Village/grave sites articles
32 Freedman's Town Historic District demolition groups
33 Gregory School Diagnostic Evaluation of 1958 and 1962 Building Additions December 14, 1989
34 McKee Street Bridge/Kirk Farris - historic designation materials, correspondence, and plans
35 Yates Culture Park drawing
36 Downtown Houston information as presented to the Houston Gem and Mineral Society July 25, 1995
37 A Learning Center at the Site of Willow Street Pump Station - Six Proposals 1993
from the Center for Historic Preservation and Adpative Use - University of Houston College of Architecture
38 Culture and History Profile for Houston, Texas - City of Houston Planning Department Fall 1992
39 Economic Profile for Houston, Texas - City of Houston Planning Department January 1994
40 Tunnel Task Force reports October 27, 1993 / undated
41 Downtown Houston Tunnel / Skywalk Task Force
42 Endangered Buildings Committee: Fourth Ward / Freedman's Town Task Force March 1991
Box Folder
10 1 Discover Houston / Tunnel Walks press releases and information
2 Discover Houston correspondence 2010
3 Discover Houston tour invoices and statistics 2008-
4 Discover Houston Tours rules, reservation receipt, and invoice form
5 Common policy declarations for Discover Houston Tours 2009/2010
6 Calendars - FY 2008, FY 2009
7 Procedures for tour guides and tour guide employment listings
8 Citiwalks Press publications and mail order forms 1997
9 Sandra Lord - biographical information and CV
10 "On Walking: America's Number One Participation Sport"
11 Walking and Mental Warmups - Sandra Lord nd
12 Urban Adventures partner documents
13 Robert Nicholas - Angleton murder information
14 Jesse Jones - biographical information and building list
15 Jesse Jones: A Centennial Walking Tour for the Greater Houston Preservation Alliance September 27, 1998
16 Discover Houston Tours Hat Walks
17 East End history, Eastwood Tour, Eastwood history, and Eastwood Elementary information and history
18 Holiday Walk and ExerciseWalks information / Discover Houston Tours Walks brochure
19 Leisure Learning Walking Club and Seminars 1988-1989
20 Tour notes and information
21 Downtown Historic Church Tour for Cypress Creek Christian Church - background information January 19, 1994
22 Village at Tanglewood driving tour
23 Houston Museum District - Museum Day 2010
24 Allen's Landing and Buffalo Bayou Tour 2008-2010
25 1000 Main St. - Century Development
26 Bayou Bend information and Discover Houston tour
27 Bayou Lofts/Southern Pacific building articles and information
28 Chase Bank building, 712 Main Street 1994, 1998
29 Commerce building/Commerce Towers/Centerpointe articles and information
30 Esperson building information and history
31 Houston Club Centennial articles 1994
32 Houston Ice and Brewing Co./Magnolia Brewery/Brewery Tap/Magnolia Ballroom articles
33 Humble building - 1212 Main St.
34 Market Square/Main Street
35 McKinney Place garage
36 Pennzoil Place
37 The Port of Houston/Houston Ship Channel brochures and information
38 Power Tools (club) articles and advertisement
39 Rice Hotel ephemera
40 River Oaks Shopping Center articles and advertisements
41 Southwestern Savings Bank - Bellaire TX
42 Texas Commerce Tower
43 Windsor Village neighborhood - Houston
44 Woolworth's
45 Houston ward information
46 Enjoy Houston magazine February, March, May 2010
47 Inside Houston magazine April 1999
48 Downtown magazine Summer 2010, Fall 2010
49 Downtown Detours July-September 2003
50 Houston City Guide May 23, 2010
51 Here is Houston magazine Spring 2009
52 Midtown Paper 4th Quarter 2007
53 Houston Downtown - A New Point of View
54 251 Fun and Free Things to Do and Discover by Sandra Lord September 1996
55 "Houston" - Greater Houston Partnership undated
56 Operation Renaissance Houston calendar - sponsored by the Second Ward Association
57 Houston Metro brochures
58 Cool Globes Houston 2009
59 Azalea Trail Houston brochures
60 Octoberfest Volksmarch 10k Walk - University of Houston Clear Lake October 28-29, 1989
61 Haak Vineyards and Winery - Santa Fe TX/Messina Hof Winery and Resort - Bryan TX
62 Bed and Breakfast Society of Texas brochure
63 Galveston TX images by Larry Morris February 2002
CD, contact sheet, and cross reference sheet
64 Merlo Tours Houston
65 Dan Dipert Tours information
66 Houston Heights brochures - restaurants and shopping
67 Houston Heights news clippings
68 Heights Tribune May 2006
69 The Architectural History of the Houston Heights - lecture by Stephen Fox December 5, 1998
70 Houston Woodland Heights information
71 Houston Woodland Heights tour information and cards
72 Houston Heights tour information and cards
73 Houston Heights Driving Tours 2003-2006
74 Heights tour itinerary - Greater Houston Preservation Alliance September 24, 1995
75 Houston Heights history and information
76 A Brief History of the USA
77 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts - postcards and information
78 Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA information
79 Sam Houston Coliseum and Music Hall
80 Cotswald Project - Hosuton Downtown Management District
81 Wheeler and Simpson homes / The Carter Building / The Neal Family / The 800 Block of Main Street
82 The Greater East End Strategic Vision Project
83 Houston and Harris County parks information and maps
84 Houston's Hike and Bike Trails maps and information
85 Fotofest guides 1996, 1998
86 City of Houston Annual Report 1999
Box
11 Scrapbook - June Lee Annis c. 1930s-1940s
Box Folder
12 1 Heights, Montrose, Southampton, Riverside Terrace, downtown, southeast real estate clippings
2 Bellaire, Meyerland, Galleria, and Afton Oaks real estate clippings 1994-2007
3 West University real estate clippings 1993-2007
4 River Oaks, Garden Oaks, and Memorial area real estate clippings 1997-2003
5 Morgan's Point and Sugar Land TX real estate clippings 1992-2002
6 Washington County - Brenham, Burton, Chappell Hill, Independence, Washington information
Frommer's Portable New Orleans 1999
Best Places - Phoenix 2001
Plaza of the Pioneers (Tucson) 1982
Grand Canyon-Flagstaff Stage Coach Line: A History and Exploration Guide 1999
Route 66 Across Arizona 2001
Oakland: The Story of a City 1982
Great Walks: Peak District 1990

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