Harris County Archives

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Harris County Archives

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The mission of the Harris County Archives is to document the history of the government and the citizens of Harris County as revealed through county records and donated materials. The Harris County Archives is currently a part of the County Clerk’s Office and shares space with the County Clerk’s Archives. The holdings of the archives include approximately 6400 bound volumes, 3600 cubic feet of processed and unprocessed records, 637 bound volumes of the Houston Post, and over 14,000 rolls of microfilm including departmental records and the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post newspapers (1976 – 2001). Additionally, the archives includes over 600 volumes of scrapbooks and maps, photographs, video and film. The Harris County Archives is capable of providing digital copies of the records in its collection.

Contact Information

  • Address: 11525 Todd Street, Suite 300, Houston, Texas 77055
  • Email: archives@hctx.net
  • Phone: 713-274-9680

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Items from the Harris County Archives

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Items in the Harris County Archives Collection

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 9, December 1967 to June 1970
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from December 1967 to June 1970.

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 10, June 1970 to February 1972
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from June 1970 to February 1972.

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 11, February 1972 to August 1973
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from February 1972 to August 1973.

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 12, September 1973 to December 1974
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from September 1973 to December 1974.

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 13, January 1975 to May 1976
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from May 1976 to May 1977.

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 14, May 1976 to May 1977
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from May 1976 to May 1977.

Scrapbook Belonging to E. A. "Squatty" Lyons, Volume 4, October 1957 to June 1960
Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the selection of the Houston Astrodome site, from October 1957 to June 1960. Includes clippings about several proposed sites, including Memorial Park,…

Photograph, Interior of Reliant Astrodome
Interior of Reliant Astrodome showing arrangements for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

Letter to Commissioner Steve Radack
WWF Wrestlemania X-Seven Event

Letter to Judge Robert Eckels and Harris County Commissioners
Preserving and restoring the Astrodome

Letter to Judge Elliott
Objections to the name Astrodome

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