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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:

Britton Collection of Early Texas and U.S. Civil War documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 009
Abstract: Legal documents and correspondence related to the Jose de Escandon expedition of the Gulf Coast (1765-1766) and the establishment of missions in the Seno Mexicano, and U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction documents, as well as other documents related to Texas and American history.
Dates: 1597-1903

Broadacres and Milroy Place Subdivision development documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 371
Overview This collection includes papers relating to the development of the Broadacres subdivision (1923-1926) and the Milroy Place Addition (1924) in Houston, TX. The collection includes various documents such as: legal agreements, newspaper clippings, legal notices, plats, blueprints, and many letters of correspondence.
Dates: 1923 - 1926

Brochsteins Inc. corporate records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 717
Overview Brochsteins Inc. corporate records contains architectural drawings, images, and business records from 1935-2000.
Dates: 1935 - 2000

Brogniez and Cardone sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 608
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 488
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 742
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 464
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

C. A. Dwyer collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 248
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 890
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