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world-wars. World Wars

 Record Group
Identifier: world-wars
Archival collections related to wars, especially World War I and World War II.

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Edmund Jack Pecht World War II uniform and related materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 590
Overview World War II military uniform items and ephemera from Edmund Jack Pecht, who was inducted into the U.S. Army 1942 and honorably discharged in 1945.
Dates: 1942-1945

Edwin N. Lunn World War I diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 283
Abstract: Edwin N. Lunn graduated from Rice University in 1920. His diary was written between January 1918 and May 1919, and consists mostly of Lunn's personal feelings and accounts of experiences he had while attending Rice University.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Ellington Field research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 547
Overview This collection contains ten boxes of material related to the history and operation of Ellington Field, also known as Ellington Air Force Base, near Houston, Texas. The majority of the records date from 1917-2007, and include historical research materials, photographs, books, microfilm, postcards, and memorabilia. The foundation of the collection was material assembled by historian Kathryn Black Morrow for the publication of a history of Ellington Field.
Dates: 1917-2009

Floyd S. Edmiston World War I clothing and equipment collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 101
Overview This collection consists of materials relating to the uniform and personal equipment of a soldier of the U.S. Army in World War I. In addition there are maps of the areas of operations and an artillery barrage chart for the Reymonville area, 1 November 1918.
Dates: 1914 - 1918

Francis Loewenheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 461
Abstract This is a collection of the papers of Francis Loewenheim, who taught history at Rice University from 1940s to 1996. The papers contain family correspondence, class notes, drafts and manuscripts for his writings. There are numerous family photographs and also photographs of musicians and composers. This collection consists of 10 linear feet (10 boxes) covering the years 1948 to 1996.
Dates: 1934-1997

Harold Hyman World War II oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: MS 610
Overview The Harold Hyman oral history interviews is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Chandler Davidson, featuring audio recordings and a transcript of interviews with Dr. Harold Hyman on his experiences of service in the Marines during World War II.
Dates: February 10-April 18, 2012

Helen Wong Hom World War II Chinese American scrapbook and printed materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 641
Overview This collection includes a scrapbook created by Helen Wong Hom during her time in San Antonio during World War II, associated with the FAB-100 officers and friends. Helen Wong Hom appears to have been associated with the first group of the U.S. Foreign Affairs Bureau's group of 100 Chinese officers who later became known as the FAB-100. Many of these officers served as interpreters, translators, and trained others in aviation and radio mechanics.
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Hugh R. McKean Rice Institute memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS 379
Overview This collection contains the autobiographical memoir of Hugh R. McKean, Rice Alumnus, class of 1922. The memoirs cover the early 20th century (through 1922) and for the most part describe the life of a farmer’s family in South Texas. A fair amount of the memoirs concern his years as a student, letterman, and Hohenthal Award winner at the Rice Institute. In addition, the memoirs provide McKean’s observations about events in Houston during the WWI era.
Dates: 1918 - 1922

Hyman Joe Rosenzweig Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 735
Overview Artifacts, correspondence, education materials, membership cards, military documents, and photographs document part of the life of Hyman Joe Rosenzweig during his childhood and time spent in the U. S. Army during World War II.
Dates: 1914 - 1957

J. Russell Wait Port of Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 346
Overview Business and personal records of J. Russell Wait, Director of the Port of Houston from 1930-1947, offering a comprehensive history of the Port of Houston's construction, facilities, finances, clients and operations from 1931-1962. During this time, the Port of Houston grew from the nation's twelfth largest port to its third largest. Materials also relate to the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District, Houston Ship Channel maps, and scrapbooks on WWII and Japan.
Dates: 1927 - 1964