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mss. Manuscript collections

 Record Group
Identifier: mss
Woodson Research Center collections of family papers, corporate records, individuals' papers and collections, not including Rice University Archives.

Found in 770 Collections and/or Records:

1992 Republican National Convention, Houston Host Committee records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1992

Aaron Martin U.S. Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 031
Abstract: Correspondence from Aaron Martin to his family regarding personal matters, the U.S. Civil War, and army life.
Dates: 1862 - 1865

Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth Correspondence with Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling

 Collection
Identifier: MS 305
Abstract: The collection consists of 3 folders of correspondence dating from 1803-1810, between British Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth as Naval Commander-in-Chief at Jamaica and Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling (1760-1833), Resident Commissioner at Jamaica relating to repairs to ships, stores, defenses and surveys.
Dates: 1803 - 1810

Alan Dugald McKillop papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 269
Overview Professional papers, manuscript notes and personal correspondence of Alan Dugald McKillop, Professor of English, Rice University. Included in the collection are: James Thomson letters (photocopies); Samuel Richardson letters (photocopies); Aaron Hill letters; typescripts of articles; reviews of McKillop's books; reviews by McKillop; offprints by McKillop, offprints of other authors (most autographed).
Dates: 1921 - 1972

Alan Lipman (BBYO) Programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 864
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) event programs from Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) and B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG), as well as event programs from Sigma Alpha Rho. The programs were donated by Alan Lipman and span from 1970-1982.
Dates: 1970 - 1982

Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account

 Collection
Identifier: MS 314
Abstract: The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Albert Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 262
Abstract: This collection of speeches, correspondences, reports, and photographs documents the work of Albert Thomas, U.S. Representative for Harris County, Texas, from 1936-1966. Albert Thomas was the first Rice Alumnus to serve in Congress. He graduated from Rice Institute in 1920.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

Albert Van Helden academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 443
Overview This collection consists of astronomer Albert Van Helden’s academic papers and encompass his work with various professional organizations, as well as with Rice University related committees and projects.
Dates: 1976-1989

Aldous Huxley letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 498
Abstract: Personal letters between Aldous Huxley, Maria Huxley, Eva Hermann and Martha Saxton. Letters largely refer to personal topics including the death of Martha Saxton's husband, Gene. Aldous Huxley was the brother of renowned biologist and former Rice Institute faculty member Julian Huxley.
Dates: 1936-1943

Alexander Hobbs Diary and Bible

 Collection
Identifier: MS 370
Abstract: The Hobbs diary records his experiences as a volunteer recruit in New England, his participation in the Battle of Galveston, and his life as a prisoner in Houston, 1862-1863.
Dates: 1861 - 1863