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Wedding - Francita Stuart to Philip Koelsch, May 20, 1959

 File — Box: 10, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Stuart and Allied Families collection, 1759-2019, contains materials related to the Allen, Stuart, Wells, Weems, Lum, Miller, Red, and Ulmer families. Legal documents reflecting the dissolution of the Allen Ranch, one of the largest estates in southeast Texas and subsequent creation of Houston subdivisions Allendale, Allen Farms, and Lum Terrace are featured. It also includes various newsclippings about, and correspondences to and from, Allen and Stuart family members from the 19th century to the late 20th century. In addition, this collection contains a number of pieces of secondary literature and periodicals given to, or specifically mentioning, members of the Stuart, Allen and allied families. It also features a number of photographs and biographical sketches of members of the families, printed matter, maps, genealogy records, and personal family materials. The genealogy of the Stuart and Allen families is very detailed and there is much family history on collateral lines.


  • Creation: May 20, 1959


Access Restrictions

This material is available for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or for more information.


From the Collection: 20 Linear Feet (38 boxes + oversize material)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA