University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections

Guide to the Houston Chinatown Photographs

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title Houston Chinatown Photographs
Identification 2007-009
Physical Description 0.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials No linguistic content
Repository University of Houston Libraries
M.D. Anderson Library, 4333 University Drive, Houston, TX, 77204-2000, URL:, Phone: 713-743-9750

Scope and Contents

The Houston Chinatown Photographs Collection contains scenes of Houston’s Chinatown taken during the 1970s or early 1980s.


Conditions Governing Access:

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Genre/Form of Material:
Geographic Name:
Houston (Tex.) -- History
Houston (Tex.) -- Pictorial works

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

Houston Chinatown Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. To cite a specific item from this collection, please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting.

Detailed List of Contents

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1 1 Corner of 800 Chartres Street

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1 2 Sun Deluxe Café

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1 3-4 Lucky Inn Restaurant

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1 5 Asiatic Import Co. parking lot

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1 6 Asiatic Import Co. 800 Chartres Street

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1 7 Asiatic Import Co. sign

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1 8 Premier printing and letter service Warehouse, 2120 McKinney Street

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1 9 Navarro Auto Service

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1 10 Hwy 59 Chartres Street at Walker Street

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1 11 Unidentified