Available Handbook Topics

Interested in writing an entry for the Handbook of Houston but not sure what to write about? Listed below are a number of topics for which we are seeking authors. See something here that interests you? Let us know! Shoot an email to editor Lindsay Scovil Dove at lscovil@houstonhistoryalliance.org to secure the topic you’ve chosen. This is just a small selection of the many Houston history topics that we plan to include in the handbook!

  • 1935 Flood
  • Autry House
  • African American Library at the Gregory School
  • Anita Bryant Protest
  • Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
  • Antoine, Dr. George Washington
  • Astroworld
  • Autry, James L.
  • Bacon Sr., Dr. Robert John
  • Banta House
  • Bethje-Lang Building
  • Binz Building
  • Bronze Peacock
  • Brown and Root
  • Brown Shipbuilding Company
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
  • Carter, Oscar Martin
  • Children’s Museum Houston
  • City Hall Buildings
  • Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
  • Clayton, Ben
  • Congregation Beth Israel
  • Deroloc Carnival
  • Diana Foundation
  • Emancipation Park
  • Esperson Building
  • Esperson, Niels
  • First Ward
  • Foley Bros.
  • Founders Memorial Cemetery
  • Gaeceta Mexicana
  • George Ebey Affair
  • Glenwood Cemetery
  • Gulf Brewing Company
  • Henke & Pillot
  • Hermann Park
  • Historic Hollywood Cemetery
  • Hogrobrooks, Holly
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Houston Aeros (AHL)
  • Houston Breakthrough
  • Houston Fire Museum
  • Houston GLBT Caucus
  • Houston Museum of African American Culture
  • Houston Volksfest Association
  • Hunters Creek Village
  • Hurricane Alicia
  • Hurricane Ike
  • Hurricane Rita Preparation
  • Institute for Immunological Disorders
  • James Coney Island
  • James L. Autry House
  • Kirby Mansion
  • La Carafe/Kennedy Building
  • Lakewood Church
  • Lanier, Bob
  • Lawrence v. Texas
  • Lawson, Audrey Hoffman
  • Liberty Hall
  • Link, J.W.
  • Link-Lee Mansion
  • MacGregor Park
  • Market Square Park
  • Maternal Health Center
  • Memorial Park
  • Mercantile and Marine Building
  • Montrose
  • Moody Park
  • Nelms, Agnese Carter
  • Papel Chicano
  • Pastoriza, J. J.
  • Poe Elementary School Bombing
  • Prince’s Hamburgers
  • Quality Hill
  • Rainbow Lodge
  • Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
  • Riverside National Bank
  • Riverside Terrace
  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company
  • Shepherd, Benjamin
  • Tellepson, Tom
  • The 8-F Group
  • The Houston Club
  • Third Ward
  • Vinegar Hill
  • Wanstrum, Rita “Papa Bear”
  • Weingarten Masion
  • Weingarten’s Grocery
  • Welch, Louie
Houston City Hall and Market- 1904- UH Digital Library

Houston City Hall and Market House, 1904, Travis Street at Prairie Avenue. Image courtesy of University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections, Historic Houston Photographs Collection.