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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Earl Loggins Papers, 1941-2007



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Loggins, Earl
Title: Earl Loggins Papers
Dates: 1941-2007
Abstract: Collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, clippings, printed material, certificates and awards, and audiovisual material documenting Earl Loggins’ professional career at the Houston Club and civic and community service to numerous Houston organizations.
Accession No.: 2009-127
Extent: 13 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Earl Loggins was born in Houston on December 18, 1923. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and attended the University of Houston, where he earned a Certificate in Human Relations. He later studied at Cornell University, receiving a degree in Supervisory Management and Techniques. Loggins served as a First Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II. He married Margaret Williams, and they had one son.

Loggins was employed by The Houston Club for forty-four years, where he successively held the positions of Maitre d’, Director of Training, and Host-At-Large. He also worked concurrently as a personnel consultant at Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation for twenty years.

Loggins was a respected African-American community leader, and he served in numerous Houston civic and community organizations. He was the Chairman of the Board of the Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce from 1982 to 2005, working to support African-American business and education. He served as a trustee of the Metropolitan CME Church, chairman of the board emeritus of the El Dorado Social Club, and board member of the United Negro College Fund Houston, Inc., and he held many other community leadership positions. An avid golfer, he sponsored the Annual Earl Loggins Invitational Golf Tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society from 1991 to 1995. In 2004, the PBS television show The Connection aired an episode portraying Loggins’ life. Loggins died in Houston on December 21, 2005.

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Scope and Contents

Collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, clippings, printed material, certificates and awards, and audiovisual material documenting Earl Loggins’ professional career at the Houston Club and civic and community service to numerous Houston organizations.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Earl Loggins -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Houston Club (Houston, Tex.)
Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce
Subjects
African Americans -- Texas -- Houston.
Places
Houston (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Earl Loggins Papers, 1941-2007, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/F91a The Houston Club, 1955-2007
Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce, 1977-2007, undated
Houston Economic Summit Host Committee, 1990
Earl Loggins Invitational Golf Tournament: invitations, clippings, photo album, 1991-1995
PBS documentary The Connection, VHS videocassette, clipping, 2004
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2.325/F91b University of Texas Health Center at Houston, 1987-2005
Clippings and articles, 1977-1999, undated
Certificates and awards, 1982-2003, undated
Scrapbook, circa 1970-1974
Photographs, assorted, 1991, undated
Letters received, 1976-2003
Former President George H. W. Bush: Christmas cards, invitations, letter of condolence, 1989-2005, undated
Margaret Loggins: birthday and other cards, undated
Army honorable discharge, resumes, 1943-circa 1990
Obituary, funeral, condolence notes, 2005
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2.325/V70c Oversize material:
Scrapbooks (3), circa 1969-2003
Proclamation, Association of Urban Women Entrepreneurs, 1991
Diploma, Booker T. Washington High School, 1941
Newspaper clipping, Forward Times, Houston, March 5, 1977

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