The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) is part of the Houston Public Library System's Special Collections Division which also includes the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research and the African American Library at the Gregory School.
Houston Area Digital Archives.
The HMRC provides in-person, telephone, and e-mail reference service, and photo reproduction services, as well as all necessary support for viewing collection materials.
Learn about the historic Julia Ideson Building, home of the HMRC, and its recent restoration, supported by the Julia Ideson Library Preservation Partners.
The current exhibit, Hollywood Comes to Houston: The Shamrock Hotel, features photographs documenting the early days of Glenn McCarthy's Shamrock Hotel. The exhibition is open through May 10, 2014.
Because HMRC is a special collections library, planning your visit may be helpful.