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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:

Chamberlain-Cravens-Cullinan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0594
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, personal records, genealogy books, memorabilia, audio and visual materials, and ephemera collected by Nancy Cravens Chamberlain and representing the lives of her grandfather, Joseph Stephen Cullinan; her parents, Mary Cullinan and James R. Cravens; and herself and her siblings.
Dates: 1900 - 2010

Chandler Davidson Texas Politics research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0259
Overview The Chandler Davidson Texas Politics research collection includes material related to Rice Sociology Professor Chandler Davidson’s research into the liberal political movement in Texas. Materials include audio cassette tapes of oral histories (some with transcriptions), correspondence, clippings, research notes, publications, and student research papers. Interviewees include Texas politicians Billie Carr, Ralph Yarborough, Bob Eckhardt, Walter Hall, Sam Rayburn, Margaret Carter, Allan Shivers,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2010

Chandler Davidson Voting Rights papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0528
Abstract: The Chandler Davidson Voting Rights papers collection includes research material, demographic data, reports, trial materials, correspondence, letters, information about court cases, and several essays and books relating to voting rights in the United States.
Dates: 1961-2006

Charles A. Somerset Letter, July 30, 1828

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0122
Abstract: This is a handwritten letter dated July 30, 1828 and signed by C.A. Somerset. The letter is addressed to an un-named publisher, in which Somerset refers to a short manuscript sent with the letter and requests addresses for "respectable publishers in the Whig interest."
Dates: 1828-07-30

Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0332
Abstract: Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records pertain to the business of the Wichita Indian Agency as well as receipts, quartermasters’ store lists, payment abstracts, invoices, and records of acquisitions made by the Confederate States of America in the State of Texas.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Charles Baldwin letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0166
Overview The letters are legal in nature, and apparently deal with various lawsuits brought by or against Baldwin concerning land and contracts.
Dates: 1846 - 1858

Charles C. Winnia Philippine American War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0132
Abstract: The Charles C. Winnia Philippine American War papers, 1883-1929, consist of eight boxes of correspondence, personal papers, and papers relating to Winnia's military career; photographs, post cards and other miscellaneous items; newspapers and newspaper clippings. Oversize material includes military maps and commissions.
Dates: 1883 - 1929

Charles D. Stuart Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0336
Abstract: This collection consists of a journal kept by Charles Stuart during his travels through northwestern Virginia, near the Ohio River, in 1832. The journal contains many philosophical and religious passages, as well as poetry.
Dates: 1832

Charles Garside Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0421
Overview Rice University Baker College material, teaching and History Dept. records, academic and scholarly correspondence, notes and drafts of books, articles, and lectures, as well as a quantity of Renaissance-Reformation subject files, document the faculty and scholarly activities of Charles Garside Jr. (1927-1987). These papers cover the period 1949 to 1987. Well versed in history, literature, music, and the arts, Garside's particular area of scholarly interest was the Renaissance and the...
Dates: 1953-1987

Charles P. Leverich business letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0222
Overview The Leverich letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants.
Dates: 1833 - 1851; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1843