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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:

Ann Fears Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0205
Abstract: The Ann Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas politicians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph.
Dates: 1879 - 1999

Ann Holmes Fine Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008

Ann Holmes personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0173
Abstract Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.
Dates: 1944 - 2008

Ann Marie Stewart Turner correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0114
Abstract: The Ann Marie Turner correspondence consists of a collection of letters primarily between Ann Marie Stewart Turner and her husband, James Turner, a Confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War. The remaining correspondence in this collection is amongst Mrs. Turner and other family and friends.
Dates: 1851 - 1913

Ann M.F. Henderson Book of her 25th Year

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0543
Overview This collection contains one bound volume by Ann M.F. Henderson that includes her typed, journal-style writings from 1815-1829. She includes thoughts on her daily life, health, and especially religion. She also includes paragraphs of text from books that she likes, usually from the Bible or other religious material.
Dates: 1815-1829

Anne and Whitley Strieber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 702
Overview Contains correspondence, transcripts related to The Communion, and correspondence and reviews of Strieber's other works.
Dates: 1970 - 2016

Anne Wheeler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0381
Abstract: Letters received by Anne Wheeler, secretary to the first President of Rice Institute and a travel diary presumed to be written by her.
Dates: 1924 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953

Annie Gregory letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0275
Overview This collection contains a letter from Annie Gregory to Lady Margaret Spicer, daughter of the 12th Earl of Westmoreland. In the note, Annie requests that Lady Spicer let her know if her husband Captain John Edward Philip Spicer would “let” her (Annie) a cottage called Chittoe Heath. Annie Gregory belonged to a Methodist (Wesleyan) family in Wiltshire.
Dates: 1900

Anonymous copybook of sermons, fables and letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0224
Overview This copybook contains handwritten sermons, fables, and letters. Included are: “A letter concerning a consumption,” “The Ambitious Man punished,” Useful and Amusing Conversations,” Useful and wholesome Reflections,” “Reflections on Voltaire’s Semiramis,” “Reflections on our dying Saviour’s Prayer upon the Cross,” and more.
Dates: 1750 - 1760

Anonymous Girl's Diary, Saarland, Germany

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0274
Abstract: The manuscript diary is by a young German girl from the Saarland area of Germany, possibly from a rich, Catholic family. The bulk of the diary pertains to the girl’s personal life and daily activities; however, comments about conditions in Germany during the war are also found in the work.
Dates: 1939 - 1941