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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 782 Collections and/or Records:

Capt. Edwin Fosha U.S. Civil War letters, 1862-1864

 Collection
Identifier: MS 664
Overview 30 letters and envelopes written by Captain Edwin Fosha to his wife Rebecca Fosha and children in Illinois
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Capt. James A. Baker correspondence, clippings, and photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 487
Abstract: Correspondence from Capt. James A. Baker (Rice Institute Chairman, 1891-1941) to various family members and colleagues, newsclippings regarding William M. Rice and regarding Capt. Baker’s death, and photographs of the Baker family.
Dates: 1874-1951

Capt. James A. Baker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 040
Abstract: Family correspondence, scrapbooks, and clippings of the Baker Family, from Captain James A. Baker (appointed Chairman of the Board, Rice Institute, 1891) through attorney James A. Baker, III (Rice Board of Trustees, Trustee Emeretus, 1993 - present). A small portion of the materials relate to the Baker, Botts, Garwood & Parker law firm (later known as Baker Botts law firm).
Dates: 1853 - 1976

Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857-1941 biography research materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 609
Abstract The collections contains extensive research files on James A. Baker and his family, including biographical, genealogical and law firm, recollections of family members and friends, correspondence and newsclips, as well as numerous photographs of family members, houses and family events. This material was gathered in 2011-2012 by Kate Kirkland in preparation for the publication of her biography of Baker, published in 2012.
Dates: 2011-2012

Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 249
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.
Dates: 1830 - 1951

Carey Croneis personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 402
Overview The Carey Croneis Personal Papers chronicle Dr. Croneis' professional career as a geologist, educator, and administrator in various academic settings including Rice University, in museums, and in civic and personal interests. The collection totals 18 Hollinger boxes and includes correspondence, speeches, photos, plans, clippings, and printed matter.
Dates: 1929-1971

Carl Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 888
Overview The collection consists mainly of programs for which Carl Cunningham wrote commentary. The materials are in good condition, and range in date from 1965 to 2017.
Dates: 1965 - 2017

Carl Wischmeyer Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 639
Overview The collection consists primarily of personal letters belonging to Carl R. Wischmeyer, amny of them exchanged between Wischmeyer and his wife Mary. There is also information about his career as a professor of electrical engineering at Rice University. This includes documents relating to patents acquired as well as an article written for the Texas Engineer.
Dates: 1912 - 1945

Carl Woodring collection on Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon

 Collection
Identifier: MS 513
Abstract: This collection contains the Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon research material of Dr. Carl Woodring including correspondence, articles and theses, works, Vale Press items, exhibition catalogs and other printed material. An extensive book collection, paintings and drawings are included in the collection.
Dates: 1846-2001

Carl Woodring papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 551
Abstract: This collection contains nine boxes of material related to the life and career of Carl Woodring, Professor of Literature, Emeritus, at Columbia University. The collection includes family diaries, family and career-related photographs, personal and literary correspondence, and works written by Woodring.
Dates: 1894-2009