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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 900 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Crawford Chandler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0337
Overview This collection contains the papers and miscellaneous materials of Asa Crawford Chandler, profesor of Biology at Rice from 1927 until his death in 1958. Chandler's career was one of high attainment in scientific research, effective teaching and continuous public service. The collection includes lecture notes, course notes, correspondence, journals, and photos.
Dates: 1914 - 1958

Askanase Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 776
Overview The collection includes one box of personal correspondence, certificates, newspaper and newsletter clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and a scrapbook that document the activities of Reuben Askanase, Hilda Graham Askanase, David Askanase, and Susan Askanase between 1948 and 2013.
Dates: 1948 - 2013

A.T. Mahan letter to Gen. James Wilson

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0182
Abstract Letter written from American naval officer and historian A.T. Mahan to Gen. James Wilson regarding the publication of Mahan’s biography of Admiral James Glasgow Farragut.
Dates: 1893

Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 741
Overview This collection contains a small number of programs, certificates, booklets, an oral history recording and transcript, and correspondence regarding imminent Jewish Associations in Houston and Aubrey Farb's personal papers from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018

Audrey Jones Beck Papers and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0626
Overview The Audrey Jones Beck Papers and Memorabilia consist of 52 linear feet of photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, financial, legal, correspondence, real estate, property, philanthropy, public service, and Museum of Fine Arts Houston records, as well as family records. The dates range from 1860 to 2004. Of note are three clothing ensembles as well as records of artworks purchased for her personal collection that were later donated to MFAH.
Dates: 1860-2004

Augustus Ehinger diary transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0282
Abstract: A diary written by Augustus Ehinger during his year in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War.
Dates: 1846 - 1847

Ayers family plantation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0635
Overview This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.
Dates: 1850 - 2015

Baker-Ripley Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0728
Overview The Baker-Ripley Foundation records document the history and on-going operations of the Foundation through meetings and financial reports, property, legal and administration records.
Dates: 1924 - 2010

Bapsi Sidhwa papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018

Belden's Food Market Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 930
Overview The collection contains ephemera from Belden's Food Market spanning the years 1999 to 2016.
Dates: 1999 - 2016