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"Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper

Identifier: MS 231
Abstract: This is a 426-page handwritten newspaper, published from September-January, 1866-1867 on board the British troop ship Sussex during her maiden voyage from Kingstown, Ireland to Kurrachee, India [Karachi, Pakistan].
Dates: 1866 - 1867

Temple Freda [Bryan, TX] 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

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

The Ku Klux Klan in Texas papers

Identifier: MS 727
Overview This collection consists of a photograph, correspondence, and a book relating to the Ku Klux Klan Texas chapter and Rice.
Dates: 1922 - 1925

U.S. Army and Navy letters

Identifier: MS 149
Scope and Contents While the letters are on a number of different topics, many deal with the Sterling Debenture Corporation and stock offerings in the American Telegraphone Corporation. The corporation was founded in 1903 to manufacture the Telegraphone, a magnetic sound recording device invented by Danish engineer Valdemar Poulson. Although several hundred machines were bought by curious scientists, the product was not a commercial success.
Dates: 1828 - 1910

U.S. Civil War National Cemetery letters

Identifier: MS 264
Abstract: This collection consists of twenty-one letters from various U.S. Civil War military departments to other U.S. military departments, regarding various aspects relating to national cemeteries. These aspects include: the location, construction and inspection of national cemeteries, requests for materials and proposed costs, and reports of appointments and comments of national cemetery superintendents.
Dates: 1867 - 1891

World War I Ellington Field Scrapbook

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

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