University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections

Guide to the College of Technology Records

Overview of the Collection

Creator University of Houston. College of Technology
Collection Title College of Technology Records
Dates 1940-2009
Identification 2009-015
Physical Description 1.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials English
Repository University of Houston Libraries M.D. Anderson Library 4333 University Drive Houston, TX, 77204-2000 URL: Email: Phone: 713-743-9229

Historical Note:

The College of Technology had its beginnings in 1941 when local firms contributed funds for the third permanent building on campus for the new School of Technology. The first technical institute programs to be initiated by the new college in 1945 were also the first engineering technology programs in the state of Texas, accredited by the Engineers Council for Professional Development. By 1962 the College of Technology offered 16 programs - 9 vocational and 7 engineering technology programs. By 1968 the college was granting a Bachelor of Science in Technology degree.

Throughout the decades since the 1940s, the School of Technology has grown to meet the ever-changing disciplines associated with technology and the growing diversity of the student body. Today the college is comprised of three different departments and a wide range of disciplines. The Engineering Technology department has carried forth the engineering technology programs that were the hallmark of the college's early years, and now cover the areas of computer engineering, networks, construction management, electrical power and mechanical technology. The Human Development and Consumer Sciences department covers the areas of Consumer Merchandising and Human Resources Development and the Information and Logistics Technology department covers the areas of information technology, printing and computer graphics, logistics and technical leadership.

The College of Technology continues to revise and update its programs as technology changes and as the marketplace grows in its needs for competent, well-trained technologists. We are currently in the process of developing a new department in Life Sciences Technology based upon the expanding fields of biomedical engineering, bioinformatics and the expanding medical marketplace within the Houston area and around the world.


College of Technology website

Scope and Contents

These records contain 2 boxes relating to the College of Technology at the University of Houston. Material includes booklets, flyers, reports, handbooks, manuals, and video tapes. This collection is arranged chronologically and alphabetically as necessary by the following series; booklets and flyers, and videos.  Materials range in date from the 1940s to 2009.


Conditions Governing Access:

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

The material in this collection is in the public domain. However, Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, and all reproduction restrictions apply.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Corporate Name:
University of Houston
University of Houston. College of Technology

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

College of Technology Records. Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

Detailed List of Contents

Printed Materials

Box Folder
1 1 Booklets and Flyers undated
2 Booklets and Flyers 1940s
3 Booklets and Flyers 1950s
4 Booklets and Flyers 1960s
5-7 Booklets and Flyers 1970s
8 Booklets and Flyers 1980s
9 Booklets and Flyers 1990s
10-11 Booklets and Flyers 2000s
12 A Study of the Effectiveness of summer workshops for beginning teachers of marketing and distributive education in Texas 1982
13 An internship Program for Technical Vocational Teachers in Post-Secondary Schools 14 College of Technology Phase 1
14 College of Technology - Phase 1
15 Compaction of Fiber Reinforced Concrete by Vibration and surface Pressure by Benjamin E. Lazar
16 CVAE Education Program (clerical and ODP) Research Project Final Report June 1982
17 Faculty evaluation System May 1975
18 Final Report - A Project to rewrite and restructure the competitive events for the distributive education clubs of America, Texas Association
19 Heat Load Manual
20 Information Handbook 1946-47, 9-1-46
21 Information Handbook 1947-48
22 Learn Electronics/Electricity
23 Parade of Careers
24 Past Present Future 1962
25 Report of the College of Technology programming committee for the new College of Technology building January 1975
26 Stationary
27-28 Sophisticated Technologies in a University environment
29 UH University Park - Sophisticated Technologies in a University environment


Box Folder
2 1 University of Houston College of Technology Slide Program
2 College of Technology Promotional Video - Produced and Directed by Michael Gibson 1988
3 College of Technology Promotional Video - Coffer
4 UH College of Technology
5 University of Houston College of Technology Slide Program
6 University of Houston College of Technology, Slide Program, ID
7 University of Houston College of Technology