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Texas City disaster records

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Identifier: MS 0529
Overview The Texas City disaster records were created and / or maintained by survivor Robert M. Morris, of Texas City, TX. The reports, statements, images and notes describe the events of the April 16, 1947 when a French ship carrying fertilizer on Galveston Bay caught fire and exploded, causing disaster on shore at the nearby Monsanto styrene plant and other petroleum refineries, homes, warehouses, ships and buildings. At least 576 were killed and 4,000 injured, with the town being almost completely...
Dates: 1947-2003; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1949

The Discussion Group, Houston, TX, scrapbook and records

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Identifier: MS 0507
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook that includes the history, lists of members, programs, photographs, and clippings from the Houston, TX Discussion Group. The scrapbook catalogues the club's list of members from 1947-1994. The chronologically arranged folders in box 2 includes annual communications, program information and rosters, 1990-2022.
Dates: 1947 - 2022

Thelma and Tim Chan Chinese Baptist Church history collection

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Identifier: MS 0719
Overview This collection includes a 25th anniversary Chinese Baptist Church directory book (1978), a 50th anniversary Chinese Baptist Church history book (2003).
Dates: 1940 - 2003

Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

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Identifier: MS 0064
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

Topek/Silverman Family papers

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Identifier: MS 0808
Overview The collection contains one folder of programs from events at Congregation Emanu El and Brith Shalom; a photograph of Joseph Silverman at the construction site for Houston's first modern skyscraper, the Melrose Building, downtown on the corner of Walker and San Jacinto; a newsclipping about Melvin Silverman's death; and a Beth Yeshurun newsletter.
Dates: 1951 - 1980

Townsend-Burford family of Texas papers

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Identifier: MS 0511
Overview Photographs, correspondence, genealogical charts and notes, newsclippings and printed materials related to the Townsend and Burford families of Texas dating back to pre-Republic of Texas era. The town now known as Round Top, TX, on Cummins Creek, was previously known as Townsend, TX. Many of the Townsend family members participated in the Battle of San Jacinto. Both the Townsends and the Burfords have been very active in civic life.
Dates: 1850-2000

Twenty-Six Literary Club records

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Identifier: MS 0066
Abstract: The records of the Twenty-Six Literary Club document the activities of this women’s social and philanthropic club established in 1909 by a group of Houston women residing in the Woodland Heights neighborhood. Some members’ daughters became students at the Rice Institute (later University) after it opened in 1912 and continued the Club, expanding its membership over the years and engaging in various community projects, including providing scholarships for young women entering Rice.
Dates: circa 1910-1994

United Orthodox Synagogues records

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Identifier: MS 712
Overview This collection is made up of eight boxes containing books, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, plaques, programs, scrapbooks, videos, and yearbooks from United Orthodox Synagogues spanning from 1935 to 2023.
Dates: 1935 - 2023

Wade biography of Michel B. Menard collection

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Identifier: MS 0189
Abstract: This collection consists of a biography written by Houston Wade about Michel B. Menard, founder of Galveston. Included are newsclippings about Menard, other Texas personalities, and correspondence to Mr. Wade regarding the Menard family history.
Dates: 1938 - 1939

Waggaman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0394
Overview The Camille Waggaman/Waggaman Family Collection consists largely of photographs and newspaper articles but also includes some personal correspondence and memorabilia. The bulk of the material regards Camille Waggaman and focuses upon her radio career (1932-1963) and upon the years after her retirement. Regional or local historians may find these of interest since the Waggamans were among the most prominent plantation families of Louisiana.
Dates: 1841-1977, bulk 1932-63; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1963

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