Harris and surrounding counties book index search

Below you will find links to indexes for books located in the Clayton Library collection that do not have an index found in the book itself. These books are local history materials related to Harris and the “collar” counties. (Collar counties are counties that geographically surround Harris County.)

We have chosen historically and biographically relevant materials that offer names, places and landmarks related to the county of coverage. We invite you to search these indexes by surname, first name, or by keyword to see results. You then will need to visit Clayton Library to view the book.

If you are not in the Houston area, and would like a copy of a specific page, please visit the Houston Public Library email reference on the web at http://houstonlibrary.org/email-reference and submit your request. Please include the name of the book, the name of the person or the subject entry, and the page number(s) you are requesting. A staff member will contact you with the fee for your request.

This is a continuing indexing project, so please check back periodically to see if your ancestors are in the books our volunteers have indexed.

Searching hint: Try the surname as both a Keyword and as a Surname search. You may find that as well as individual people there is a picture of the family home in one of the books.
Keyword
County
Surname
First Name
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