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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:

Sheelah Green-Wilkinson World War I scrapbook album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 202
Overview This collection consists of an album that contains 48 items from World War I, mainly Christmas cards issued by regiments. Also included are a few postcards, a German shoulder-strap, and a leaf of laurel.
Dates: 1916 - 1918

Thomas E. Daley papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 334
Overview The Daley Papers include personal documents from Daley's high school and Rice University years, a play script and original artwork. There are also photographs of Rice and of World War II infantry and intelligence units, along with some newspaper clippings and correspondence from 1946 and 1963.
Dates: 1919-1929, 1942-1952

Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 064
Abstract Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1893 - 2004

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 857
Overview The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.
Dates: 1912 - 2012

William Addison McElroy family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 428
Overview Family records of the McElroy family of Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1877-1994, bulk 1900-1945

World War I Ellington Field Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 698
Overview Scrapbook contains images of aviation training at Ellington Field, a bombing and gunnery school located about 15 miles from Houston. The photographs show a wide range of camp life and training. They include individual officers in uniforms with a variety of aviation insignia, individuals in leather flight jackets and helmets, Curtis Jenny airplanes on the ground and in flight, pilots flying aircraft, and many bird's-eye views of the field and the surrounding area, particularly of Houston....
Dates: 1918