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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 889 Collections and/or Records:

Bourne Family scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0290
Abstract: This scrapbook contains many clippings, letters, and notes collected by members of the Bourne family, documenting political events and concerns in Tarboro, North Carolina and other locations in the South.
Dates: 1870 - 1903

"Boys From Houston" research files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0686
Overview These research files contain the newspaper clippings, ephemera, and photographs used by Vicki Welch Ayo and William C. DeLaVergne.
Dates: 1963 - 1989

Braes Republican Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0601
Overview Donated by active Republicans Dr. and Mrs. Edward C.M. Chen, these club records show the activities of the Braes Republican Women's Club in Houston, such as meeting minutes and detailed scrapbooks featuring photographs of members and various events. The period of time covered by this material includes Dr. Chen’s term of service as Harris County Republican Party Chair. Dr. and Mrs. Chen both appear in this collection, which was maintained by Mrs. Chen. (3 boxes)
Dates: 1980-2011

Brenda Denzler Ufology Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0881
Overview Newsclippings, reports and symposia, pop culture ephemera, book catalogs, and correspondence documenting public interest in ufology in the 1990s and 2000s. Brenda Denzler is the author of a book entitled "Lure of the Edge: Scientific Passions, Religious Beliefs, and the Pursuit of UFOs," published in 2001 by University of California Press.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990s-2000s

Brilliant Magazine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0560
Overview The Brilliant Magazine Collection consists of all published issues between January 2004 and January 2010.
Dates: 2004 - 2010

Bringhurst-Burke Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942

Britton Collection of Early Texas and U.S. Civil War documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0009
Abstract: Legal documents and correspondence related to the Jose de Escandon expedition of the Gulf Coast (1765-1766) and the establishment of missions in the Seno Mexicano, and U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction documents, as well as other documents related to Texas and American history.
Dates: 1597-1903

Broadacres and Milroy Place Subdivision development documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0371
Overview This collection includes papers relating to the development of the Broadacres subdivision (1923-1926) and the Milroy Place Addition (1924) in Houston, TX. The collection includes various documents such as: legal agreements, newspaper clippings, legal notices, plats, blueprints, and many letters of correspondence.
Dates: 1923 - 1926

Brochsteins Inc. corporate records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0717
Overview Brochsteins Inc. corporate records contains architectural drawings, images, and business records from 1935-2000.
Dates: 1935 - 2000

Brogniez and Cardone sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0608
Overview This collection consists primarily of musical scores composed by two twentieth-century residents of Houston, Texas, Frantz H. Brogniez and John R. Cardone. There are eleven short pieces by Brogniez and eight by Cardone, five of them written to accompany the seventeenth-century masque Comus by John Milton.
Dates: 1899-1976