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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 898 Collections and/or Records:

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

Brown & Root / George R. Brown Executive Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0488
Overview The bulk of this material consists of business records of the Brown & Root firm and Brown Shipbuilding Co., relating in particular to building projects and joint ventures with other companies such as Zapata Offshore, Texas Gulf Sulphur and ARMCO Steel, as well as internal operations of the firm. Formats include correspondence, internal memos, project site drawings, photographs, reports, notes, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1937-1978

Bruce Bryant collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0742
Overview This collection contains news clippings, photographs, audio, video, and memorabilia collected or created by Bruce Bryant.
Dates: 1960s-2010s

Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Dates: 1898 - 1989

Burgheim / Browning Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0940
Overview One box of photographs, news clippings, and family correspondence documents the lives of members of Burgheim / Browning family from 1896 to 1985.
Dates: 1896 - 1985

Butler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0984
Overview One box of programs, news clippings, event materials, and family history materials, including a digitized memoir and news clippings, document the Butler family between 1924 to 1987.
Dates: 1924 - 1987

C. A. Dwyer collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0248
Abstract: Seven items ranging in date from 1854 to 1882, consisting of six deeds and one anonymous Resolution against polygamy; the deeds primarily concern property transactions in and around San Antonio, Texas, and the Resolution was drafted for a public meeting against polygamy held February 22, 1882.
Dates: 1854 - 1882

Cal Dean Hill, Jr. and Virginia Lee Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0890
Overview This collection mainly contains Cal Dean Hill, Jr., Virginia Lee Smith, and their son Howard Hill documenting their time at Rice University.
Dates: 1941 - 1978

Camp Young Judaea Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 734
Overview Artifacts, marketing materials, newsletters, and organizational materials document activities, events, news, and operations of Camp Young Judaea in Texas and the surrounding region from 1949-2012.
Dates: 1949 - 2012

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0664
Overview 30 letters and envelopes written by Captain Edwin Fosha to his wife Rebecca Fosha and children in Illinois
Dates: 1862 - 1864