Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman)
- Existence: 1874 - 1956
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 621
Overview This collection comprises the corporate and property records of Jesse H. Jones, as well as research materials for Unprecedented Power by Steven Fenberg. Between 1992 and 1995, Mr. Fenberg and architecual histoian Barrie Scardino processed and organized the collection at the behest of Houston Endowment. After their transfer to Rice Univeristy some adjusments were made to the organization and nomenclature, but most of the structure they imposed remains intact. Significant areas covered in the...
Dates: 1836-2008; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990
Identifier: MS 252
Overview The Jesse H. Jones Family and Personal Papers, consisting of 92 boxes, detail the lives of individual Jones family members and are highlighted by the Jesse H. Jones personal papers consisting of correspondence, photographs, financial, legal, speeches and business records, as well as the political, civic-related and public service records for which Jones is well known.
Dates: 1841 - 2000
Identifier: MS 804
Overview The Steven Fenberg Papers are comprised of books, correspondence, documents, and newsprint relevant to the life of Steven Fenberg--America’s top scholar of influential Houston mogul Jesse H. Jones. Though many of the materials (including Fenberg’s book “Unprecedented Power” and documentary “Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?”) concern Jones, still more of the materials explore Fenberg’s other philanthropic interests and connections with the wider Houston community, such as his patronage of AIDS...
Dates: 1926 - 2013