Aerial view of Shamrock Hotel. Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection MSS 1220-1229.
Aerial view of Shamrock Hotel. Robert L. Browning Photographic Collection MSS 1220-1229.

New Arrivals and Newly Available Finding Aids

City of West University Place Collection

City of West University Place Collection (RG M 005), created by the members of the West University Place Historical Society, contains research on the development and history of the City of West University Place. The collection contains newspaper articles, original research, oral histories, and a large number of photographs and street files, detailing the history of individual homes within the city.

Clyde L. Dyer Shamrock Hotel Collection

The Clyde L. Dyer Shamrock Hotel Collection (MSS 1543) is comprised of photographs, clippings, memorabilia and articles related to the early days of the Shamrock Hotel. Particular emphasis is focused on the construction and opening of the Hotel between the years of 1946 and 1949. A finding aid for this collection is available on the Texas Archival Resources Online (TARO) website.

For additional information about these collections and how to view them, please contact the HMRC. And for regular updates on newly acquired books and archival materials, take a look at the HMRC Gazette, the HMRC's NextReads newsletter.

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