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Bringhurst-Burke Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942

Richard and Sandra Lauderdale Graham Brazilian Chapbook and Slides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 650
Overview The collection consists of fifty-seven inexpensively produced booklets of verse with woodblock print or photo image covers. The booklets are quarto size, 4-3/4” by 6-3/8”, and range in length from eight to forty-eight pages. The content is in verse in stanzas of six, seven, eight, or ten lines. The booklets are examples of a folk art known as literature de cordel, or “string literature,” because of being attached to strings as a means of displaying them for sale. The...
Dates: circa 1960-1990

Temple Freda [Bryan, TX] collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 811
Overview The Temple Freda collection is made up of documents, photographs, and news clippings concerning one of the oldest religious buildings in Bryan, Texas. Though used for different things over the years, Temple Freda remains stalwart in its support for the Jewish community in Bryan, interacting with both congregation Beth Shalom, and the A&M Hillel in College Station.
Dates: 1912 - 2006

Texas Mexico Border Campaign at Camp Stewart photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 085
Overview The collection consists of photographs of Camp Stewart at El Paso, Texas, and the infantry- and cavalry-men stationed there in 1916 for the Pershing Expedition in pursuit of Pancho Villa. There are two large framed panoramic views of the camp layout and a scrapbook of 148 mostly sepia snapshots.
Dates: 1916 - 1917

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