Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 562
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the official guide and calendar, the Houston Chronicle special convention edition, and numerous give-aways and souvenirs.
Identifier: MS 224
Overview This copybook contains handwritten sermons, fables, and letters. Included are: “A letter concerning a consumption,” “The Ambitious Man punished,” Useful and Amusing Conversations,” Useful and wholesome Reflections,” “Reflections on Voltaire’s Semiramis,” “Reflections on our dying Saviour’s Prayer upon the Cross,” and more.
Dates: 1750 - 1760
Identifier: MS 274
Abstract: The manuscript diary is by a young German girl from the Saarland area of Germany, possibly from a rich, Catholic family. The bulk of the diary pertains to the girl’s personal life and daily activities; however, comments about conditions in Germany during the war are also found in the work.
Dates: 1939 - 1941
Identifier: UA 015
Overview This collection includes manuscripts, related correspondence and notes concerning the publication of the Austrian History Newsletter and Yearbook, consisting primarily of the typescripts for articles.
Dates: 1959 - 1977
Item — item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of framed paintings,framed and unframed drawings, prints, sculptures, and other artworks donated to the Woodson Research Center/Rice University archives.
Dates: c. 1960's
Identifier: MS 644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942
Identifier: MS 084
Overview This album of emergency paper currency measures 14-5/8”x11-5/8”x1-7/8” album with the printed title “Notgeld 1914-1924.” It contains approximately 640 separate pieces of the paper currency (Notgeld) issued by regional institutions in Germany and Austria-Hungary, primarily around the end of the World War I. Not issued by a central bank, Notgeld was not legal tender but rather an accepted means of payment in a particular locale.
Dates: 1914 - 1928; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1924
Identifier: MS 555
Overview This collection consists of 2 hand colored engraved prints. These appear to date from 1598 and 1700 but are mounted on acidic board and cannot be fully examined. The prints include bird's-eye views of Italian villa of Caprarola and Danish capital of Odense.
Dates: 1598 and 1700
Identifier: MS 229
Overview The account book includes individual wages for officers and crews; allowances for victuals; prices of provisions to be paid to and by the Purser; various allowances and expense lists; lists of French, Dutch and Algiers fleets, including ship names and guns; as well as lists of the major Royal Navy commands, the red, white, and blue squadrons, with ships assigned to each, their commanders, guns, and names of flag officers commanding.
Dates: 1661 - 1692
Identifier: MS 133
Overview The correspondence includes letters and post cards from noted liberals of the period in Great Britain. Most are written to the Secretary of the Committee, Lewis Sergeant.
Dates: 1879 - 1897