american-history. American History
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations records
Identifier: UA 112
Overview Event planning documents, correspondence, notes, drafts, memos, press releases, newsclippings, photographs and memorabilia created and maintained by Rice University in support of the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, hosted by Rice University.
Edwin N. Lunn World War I diary
Identifier: MS 283
Abstract: Edwin N. Lunn graduated from Rice University in 1920. His diary was written between January 1918 and May 1919, and consists mostly of Lunn's personal feelings and accounts of experiences he had while attending Rice University.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Elizabeth Craw diary
Identifier: MS 386
Abstract: The collection consists of the personal diary of Elizabeth Craw (1819-ca.1909), which records her journey from Ohio to see her soldier fiancé in Texas, and her experiences there. Craw’s fiancé fought and died at the Battle of the Alamo.
Francis Loewenheim papers
Identifier: MS 461
Abstract This is a collection of the papers of Francis Loewenheim, who taught history at Rice University from 1940s to 1996. The papers contain family correspondence, class notes, drafts and manuscripts for his writings. There are numerous family photographs and also photographs of musicians and composers. This collection consists of 10 linear feet (10 boxes) covering the years 1948 to 1996.
General Douglas MacArthur speech materials
Identifier: UA 427
Overview This collection consists of materials related to the speech that General Douglas MacArthur delivered at Rice Stadium.
General John J. Pershing letters
Identifier: MS 161
Abstract: Letters written by General Pershing on both personal and official business.
Dates: 1917 - 1936
General Young Marshall Moody family papers
Identifier: MS 404
Abstract: The bulk of the correspondence is from Young M. Moody to his “Dear and Confiding Wife.”, written during the U.S. Civil War. In addition there are other family letters, military correspondence, land and business records, photographs, daguerreotypes and badges of rank and an epaulet from General Moody’s uniform.
Grounding of the S.S. Schroon papers
Identifier: MS 265
Abstract: The papers include investigative reports, correspondence, and ship and crew information in relation to the grounding of the S.S. Schroon while helping the S.S. West Hematite. The S.S. Schroon was an American sea-going vessel invovled in cargo transport.
Dates: 1922 - 1937
Helen D. Bond diary and autograph book
Identifier: MS 225
Overview The diary contains Helen Bond’s poetic notes, apparently from friends, as well as her own thoughts and writings.
Dates: 1831 - 1837
Importance of Women's Votes by Representative Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts, broadside
Identifier: MS 605
Overview Small broadside written by U.S. Representative Edith Nourse Rogers articulating an appeal to women voters to use their votes to "stabilize...this extraordinary era of experimental administration under which we have been living during the past four years."
Dates: ca. 1936