Archives Month 2015

Oct. 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m.     Tour the Bryan Museum in Galveston, Texas! This event will include a full tour of the new Bryan Museum facility as well as a behind-the-scenes peak at the research library and archive. There are several great seafood options in town if guests would like to meet up for lunch after the tour concludes. Free parking along 21st and M Streets. Please enter through the front gate on 21st Street. Address: 1315 21st Street, Galveston, Texas. Contact Andrew Gustafson with questions:

Oct. 17, 2015, 10:30 a.m.     Tour the historic 1940 Air Terminal Museum at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas! This museum is housed in Hobby Airport’s original art deco terminal building. The museum showcases the rich heritage of civil aviation, including the airlines, general aviation, and business aviation, as well as Houston’s aviation history. the tour will include a behind-the-scenes look at the archives. The parking lot for the museum is located at 8325 Travelair Street. Admission to the museum: $5.00. Please RSVP to Andrew Gustafson for this event:

Oct. 31, 2015 Nov. 7, 10:00 a.m.     EVENT CANCELLED
Tour the Olivewood Cemetery in Houston, Texas! This historic African American cemetery is located near the Houston Heights and has recently undergone extensive rehabilitation. Learn about the history of the cemetery, the individuals interred there, and the types of documents and resources the caretakers utilize to research the deceased. The cemetery is located at 1300 Court Street, Houston, Texas and free parking is available in a grassy lot to the left of the cemetery barricades. The Descendants of Olivewood, the organization that is working to preserve and promote the cemetery and its history, are also looking for volunteers to help organize and catalog the cemetery’s archive. More information will be available the day of the tour, or you can contact Andrew Gustafson with any inquiries:

Poster: Archives Month 2015 PDF

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