Archival collections regarding politics, particularly in Houston and Texas, 20th century.
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Men's League for Woman Suffrage of the State of New York letters
Identifier: MS 144
Abstract: This collection consists of replies to a survey on suffrage for women conducted by the Men's League for Woman Suffrage of the State of New York, and signed by Thomas W. Hotchkiss, member of the League's Campaign Committee. The League was campaigning for the passage of an amendment to the N.Y. State Constitution on Nov. 2, 1915. Hotchkiss' letter was sent to governors and other officials of states, mostly western, which had already adopted women's suffrage, and was intended to solicit responses...
One Nation Under God? film project interviews and research materials
Identifier: MS 604
Abstract This collection consists of interviews, research materials, production footage, and third party media created and compiled by John Fuller, director of One Nation Under God?. (8 boxes)
Oveta Culp Hobby papers
Identifier: MS 459
Overview The Oveta Culp Hobby Papers detail the public life of Hobby, a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt. Gov. and later Governor, William P. Hobby. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1817 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1985
Rice University KTRU Radio records
Identifier: UA 011
Abstract Audio recordings and administrative files reflecting the daily business of the KTRU Radio station at Rice University. Recordings include newscasts, interviews with rock, jazz and classical musicians, Rice Presidents’ State of the University speeches and recorded live music. Administrative records include radio directors’ meeting minutes, “Gripes and Groans” books from the DJ booth, programming notes, election forms, DJ handbook, licensing information, and correspondence. Date range:...
Dates: 1962 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1988
Rolland Bradley papers
Identifier: MS 247
Overview This collection contains the papers of Rolland Bradley, Texas State legislator. The collection includes a bound manuscript copy of Bradley’s master’s thesis for the University of Texas on proportional representation in the United States. Also included are several chapters of his book and assorted speeches and pamphlets.
Samuel H. Gardiner papers
Identifier: MS 038
Abstract: This collection consists of 193 letters written to a Long Island attorney, Samuel H. Gardiner, Esq. of Sag Harbor and New York City. The letters give a good picture of the activities of a counselor at law of that period. The majority of the letters concern legal matters; however, some relate to politics, touching on the election campaigns of 1844 and 1848.
Dates: 1839 - 1864
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Letter
Identifier: MS 213
Overview This collection contains a letter written by Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of President Theodore Roosevelt, to Lord Desborough, while he (Roosevelt Jr. ) was Governor-General of the Philippines. Although it does not go into depth about any particular topic, the letter touches on the following subjects: war verse, victory of the Democrats, and Roosevelt’s future plans.
Thomas B. Macaulay Letter
Identifier: MS 185
Overview This collection contains a portion of a letter written by T.B. Macaulay to H. Bowie. The letter reads as follows: “I shall have great pleasure in sending you any bill which you may particularly wish to have. Very truly yours, T.B. Macaulay.”
Walter Gardner Hall papers
Identifier: MS 280
Overview Correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough.
Dates: 1923 - 1990
William Harris Crawford letters
Identifier: MS 053
Abstract: Correspondence from William Harris Crawford, a lawyer, legislator, diplomat, and statesman.
Dates: 1817 - 1825