Houstonian Carolyn Farb and Bob Boudreaux, former TV news anchor now Shakespearean actor have been friends for decades. The two sat down for an interview for Houston History, offering a glimpse into Carolyn Farb’s life and contributions to the city of Houston and beyond. Below you will find the article in the magazine, the full audio interview […]
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Audrey Jones Beck
Steven Fenberg’s interview with Thomas P. Lee, Jr. Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
Creativity and Collaboration: The University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
by Karen Farber Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
Jesse Jones: A Conversation about “Mr. Houston”
With Steven Fenberg and Joe Pratt Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
8-F and Many More: Business and Civic Leadership in Houston
By Joe Pratt To click here to read the pdf of the full article.
Annette Finnigan: Building an Enlightened Community
Annette Finnigan—energetic suffrage leader, astute businesswoman, visionary philanthropist—became involved in many aspects of Houston’s development. Her contributions have had a significant impact on its citizens. Yet today few Houstonians are familiar with her name.
Volume 8, Number 3
A Call to Worship Vol. 8, No. 3 (Summer 2011) Download PDF Letter from Editor 2 From the Oasis of Love to Your Best Life Now: A Brief History of Lakewood Church by Phillip Luke Sinitiere 10 J.W.E. Airey, the Cowboy Priest by Anne Sloan 14 Unexpected Adaptability by Jere Pfister 19 Shepherds […]
The Spirit of Giving: Jane Blaffer Owen and the University of Houston
Aimee L’Heureux details the Jane Blaffer Owen’s philanthropy to the University of Houston, as well as her contributions to New Harmony, Indiana.
Letter from the Editor: Oil and the Soul of Houston
Last fall the Jung Center sponsored a series of lectures called “Energy and the Soul of Houston.” My friend Beth Robertson persuaded me that I had something to say about energy, if not Houston’s soul. We agreed to share the stage.
Houston History Archives emerged as a relatively new enterprise in realms of archiving when Joe Pratt relocated The Houston Review: History and Culture of the Gulf Coast journal to the University of Houston (UH) from the Houston Public Library.