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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:

Alexander N. Shipley Military Commissions

 Collection
Identifier: MS 328
Abstract: Five commissions recording the military promotions of Alexander N. Shipley from 2nd Lieutenant (1858) to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1866), and containing either authentic or stamped signatures of U. S. Presidents (James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson); also included is a smaller document relating to Shipley’s promotion to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel .
Dates: 1858 - 1866

Allan Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 320
Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of correspondence to and from art historian Allan Cunningham. The correspondence largley concerns matters connected with Cunningham's numerous publishing projects, including his Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, which appeared between 1829 and 1833. Also included in the collection are three Mss. poems--one perhaps by the Rev. J. Judkins and two by Cunningham.
Dates: 1815 - 1841

Allan H. Stevenson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 403
Overview This collection contains Allan H. Stevenson’s research of early paper-making and printing. Included in the collection are samples of early watermarked paper, facsimiles of watermarks, correspondence and manuscript notes by Stevenson, and reviews of publications. Also included are: proof copies of papers by Stevenson and other scholars, miscellaneous printed material on the subject of printing, conferences and exhibitions, and presentations from other scholars.
Dates: 1955 - 1986

Allan Ludwig New England Gravestone photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 369
Overview The collection consists of 408 black and white photographs and 77 slides of New England gravestone carvings. The gravestone carvings date from 1653-1810, these photographs of the carvings were created by Allan Ludwig in 1961-1964.
Dates: 1961 - 1964

Allen and Morris Business Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS 221
Overview This collection contains the business ledger of the firm of Allen and Morris, showing transactions for services and sundries with various persons and companies, including the Confederate States of America. The firm was located in Prattville, Alabama, and the ledger’s entries date from June 27, 1862 to November 15, 1864.
Dates: 1862 - 1864

American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Greater Texas Region programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 793
Overview The American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev programs offer unique insight into the global connections of Jewish culture and tradition with their extension of the Israeli university community into the Greater Texas Region, acknowledgement of influential figures, and exploration of kosher food.
Dates: 2013 - 2018

American Defense Group records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 353
Overview This collection contains correspondence, memos, organizational and reading lists, and budget information regarding an organization called the American Defense Group. The Group consisted largely of professors from three California institutions who were interested in assisting the American war effort by reading foreign-language domestic publications and reporting editorial comments to U.S. Naval Intelligence.
Dates: 1941 - 1944

American Institute of Architects Houston (AIA Houston) oral history interview collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 603
Overview The collection consists of tape recorded interviews with nine people who were closely familiar with the architectural work of William Ward Watkin. The recordings are in digital mp3 format and on original microcassettes, including the recording equipment with which they were made. No transcripts currently exist for this material. (1 box and digital files)
Dates: 1980-1985

Americas collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 518
Abstract: Original letters, broadsides, pamphlets, printed materials and books documenting the 19th century and early 20th century political and cultural relationships between the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, Spain, and Portugal.
Dates: 1811-1920

AMIT [Americans for Israel and Torah] Pearl Schwartz-Houston Chapter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 792
Overview The AMIT collection is made up of six membership directories, each containing a brief history and statement of purpose, officer list, membership list, and advertisements from local businesses put out annually by the Pearl Schwartz-Houston Chapter of the leading education network across all measurements in Israel, Americans for Israel and Torah.
Dates: 2003-2008