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1992 Republican National Convention, Houston Host Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0562
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the official guide and calendar, the Houston Chronicle special convention edition, and numerous give-aways and souvenirs.

Dates: 1992

Alan Dugald McKillop papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0269
Abstract

Professional papers, manuscript notes and personal correspondence of Alan Dugald McKillop, Professor of English, Rice University. Included in the collection are: James Thomson letters (photocopies); Samuel Richardson letters (photocopies); Aaron Hill letters; typescripts of articles; reviews of McKillop's books; reviews by McKillop; offprints by McKillop, offprints of other authors (most autographed).

Dates: 1921 - 1972

American Association of University Professors: Rice University Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0096
Abstract:

The American Association of University Professors: Rice University chapter collection consists of folders containing meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, newsletters and other documents representing the regular business of the Rice University chapter. Specific issues covered in the collection are academic freedom and freedom of the press at Rice University.

Dates: 1944 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2004

American Defense Group records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0353
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, memos, organizational and reading lists, and budget information regarding an organization called the American Defense Group. The Group consisted largely of professors from three California institutions who were interested in assisting the American war effort by reading foreign-language domestic publications and reporting editorial comments to U.S. Naval Intelligence.

Dates: 1941 - 1944

Anderson-Greenwood Family History records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0534
Abstract Benjamin and Mary Greenwood Anderson of Houston, Texas, were experienced genealogists and traveled extensively to collect their family history records, as well as on numerous collateral lines. Family connections reached into the East Coast, Northeast, Midwest, South, and into Europe. Benjamin Anderson founded Anderson-Greenwood and Co. in 1945, intending the company to design and manufacture aircraft. After the Korean War, the firm switched to valve design and developed the first line of...
Dates: 1850-2004

Andrew Forest Muir papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969

Andy A. Barentine oil exploration photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0077
Abstract

Photographs of oil exploration in Texas and Louisiana, 1930s-1950s, taken by Shell Oil employee Andy A. Barentine.

Dates: 1927-1977

Ann Fears Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0205
Abstract:

The Ann Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas politicians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph.

Dates: 1879 - 1999

Ann Holmes Fine Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008

Ann Holmes personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0173
Abstract

Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.

Dates: 1944 - 2008

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Congregation Adath Yeshurun (Houston, Tex.) 4
Congregation Beth Israel (Houston, Tex.) 4
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization 3
Congregation Beth Yeshurun (Houston, Tex) 3
Davidson, Chandler 3
Furman, Joshua, Dr. 3
Richards, Ann, 1933-2006 3
United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston (Houston, Tex.) 3
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 3
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Baker, James Addison 2
Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Bentsen, Lloyd 2
Brown & Root, Inc. 2
Brown, Alice Pratt 2
Castaneda, Christopher James 2
Catholic Church 2
Congregation Adath Emeth (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Adath Israel (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Brith Shalom. (Bellaire, Tex) 2
Congregation Emanu El (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Shearith Israel (Wharton, Tex) 2
Denn, Meyer 2
Dugger, Ronnie 2
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda 2
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 2
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 2
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. 2
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman) 2
Levy, Vicki Samuels 2
Lovett, Edgar Odell 2
McVey, William M. 2
Pitzer, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sanborn) 2
Rice University--residential college system. 2
Rogers, Karen Hess 2
Abramson, Ida Sue 1
Allen, Herbert 1
Alter, Fred C. 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Defense Group 1
American Freedom Train Foundation 1
American Legion 1
American Republics Corporation 1
Anderson, Benjamin M. 1
Anderson, Clayton & Co 1
Anderson, Michael 1
Angel, Debbie 1
Angel, John 1
Anglican Church in North America 1
Antunes, George Edward 1
Armco Steel Corporation 1
Armeniades, Constantine D. 1
Armstrong, Dora 1
Askanase, Hilda (Graham) 1
Askanase, Reuben 1
Attenborough, David 1
Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller) 1
Autrey, Lynette Schneider 1
Autry, Hennie 1
Autry, Herbert 1
Autry, James Lockhart, 1830-1862 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
B'nai B'rith. Herzl Lodge No. 608 1
Baker College (Rice University) 1
Baker College (Rice University). 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Alice Graham 1
Baker, James Addison, 1930- 1
Baker, James Addison, Judge 1
Ballantyne Press. 1
Ballew, William V., Jr. 1
Barentine, Andy A. 1
Barish, David 1
Barish, Marvin 1
Barish, Shirley 1
Bass, Patty 1
Beckman, Francine N. 1
Bedford, Sybille, 1911-2006 1
Beer Bike cycling event 1
Belasco, Norman 1
Bell Family 1
Bell, David 1
Bell, Henrietta 1
Bell, Marian 1
Bering family 1
Bering, Louisa Neumann 1
Berman family 1
Berman, Morton 1
Berry, Frank Lee (Jr.) 1
Beth Jacob Congregation (Houston, Tex) 1
Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943 1
Bishop, Lynette 1
Bistram, Emile, 1895-1976 1
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