Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection MSS.0260

Descriptive Summary

Creator Emmott, Sarah H.
Title: Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection
Dates: 1960's-1980's
Identification: MSS.0260
Quantity: 3.75 Linear feet, 4 boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials gathered by Sarah H. Emmott in the course of her active work in the environmental movement in Houston from the 1960's onward, together with the library of the Texas Coastal & Marine Council.


Box 1 contains miscellaneous papers concerning the Citizens Environmental Coalition and Citizens Environmental Coalition Education Fund, mainly minutes of meetings and reports of activities, plus a few clippings on Sarah and Army Emmott, other environmentalists and environmental issues. Boxes 2-4 contain scrapbooks of clippings, letters, etc., on environmental topics, mainly concerning Texas, from 1965 through 1974.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Index Terms

Citizens Environmental Coalition
Emmott, Sarah H.
Environmental movements

Related Archival Materials note

RG F 019: Citizens Environmental Coalition Collection

Separated Material

38 boxes of magazines and governmental and non-governmental reports and other publications on a wide range of environmental issues, including the Texas Coastal & Marine Council Library, have been placed in the Citizens Environmental Coalition Library where they may be consulted.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mr. & Mrs. A. V. Emmott Environmental Collection. MSS 260. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

Donated by: Sarah H. Emmott, 1984.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Environmental Papers

Box Folder
1 1 Miscellaneous Citizens Environmental Coalition Education Fund (CECEF) Papers, 1973-1980
2 Citizens Environmental Coalition (CEC). Platform. Rough Drafts, April and August, 1973
3 Recycle Day report. CECEF Delegates, officers, budget, 1974
4 CECEF Houston Ship Channel Inquiry Report, 1974
5 Miscellaneous clippings on environmental issues, 1967-1981
6 Clippings on Sarah and Army Emmott, environmentalists, January 2, 1990
7 1974 and 1984; CEC Newsleaf, miscellaneous issues, CEC Annual meetings April 1983
8 Miscellaneous letters to Sarah Emmott from environmental groups
9 Miscellaneous letters on environmental issues, 1970's
10 Miscellaneous letters on environmental issues, 1980's
11 Article, notes by Mrs. Emmott on Armand Yramategui, 1985 clipping
12 Endorsements and Opinion in support of the proposd historic shrine in honor of Lorenzo de Zavala, 1964
13 Hettie Cunningham - the first woman pharmacist in Texas and her husband, James - by Sarah Emmott
14 Proceedings of the Texas State Pharmaceutical Association, 1890-1895 1890-1895
15 References


Box Scrapbook
2 1 Lest we forget - Armand Yramategui
2 Artificial Reegs
3 Shell Dredging I
4 Shell Dredging II
5 Galveston - Oil drilling. Shell Dredging - Pelican Island, Galveston Bay & Ship Channel
6 Injection Wells; Solid Waste Disposal; Pollution: noise, thermal, heavy metals
7 Air Pollution, 1965-1972
8 Water Pollution, 1965-1967
9 Water Pollution, 1968-1970
Box Scrapbook
3 10 Texas Water Plan, 1969
11 Texas Water Plan: Specific Dams, 1967-1973
12 Texas Legislature. Consolidated Fund Act, 1964-1973
13 Addicks Reservoir, 1961-1973
14 U.S. Corps of Engineers. Reports, Meetings, Texas
15 Estuaries, National and other states
16 Texas Parks, 1963-1967
Box Scrapbook
4 17 Texas: Lorenzo de Zavala park proposal, 1960-1973
18 Wildlife Preservation - endangered species, 1965-1973
19 Coastal Zone, Texas, 1970-1977
20 Nature Conservancy. No dates. Many items by Richard H. Pough.
21 Grand Canyon (Preservation) I, 1964-1967
22 Grand Canyon II, 1963-1965
23 Superports & Population, inc. Texas, 1970-1973
24 Alaska Pipeline, 1967-1974
25 Pesticides, 1955-1973