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Allen and Morris Business Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0221
Abstract

This collection contains the business ledger of the firm of Allen and Morris, showing transactions for services and sundries with various persons and companies, including the Confederate States of America. The firm was located in Prattville, Alabama, and the ledger’s entries date from June 27, 1862 to November 15, 1864.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Baker-Ripley Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0728
Abstract

The Baker-Ripley Foundation records document the history and on-going operations of the Foundation through meetings and financial reports, property, legal and administration records.

Dates: 1924 - 2010

Benjamin N. Woodson business diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0471
Abstract The business diaries of Benjamin Woodson, Houston philanthropist, insurance and finance expert, and supporter of education, sports, and the arts, describe his daily business as the chief operating officer of American General, an insurance company founded by Gus Wortham. The diaries range in date from 1954-1979 and describe the growth of this originally small company into one of the largest insurance companies in the world. Subjects include daily business schedule, meeting notes, decisions...
Dates: 1954-1979

Bobby Joe Moon family genealogy collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0581
Abstract

Family trees, notes, photographs, correspondence and newsclippings documenting the family history of Bobby Joe Moon, a Houstonian of Chinese American descent.

Dates: circa 1930-2010

Bonner and Howard Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0627
Scope and Contents

Photographs, correspondence, business records, diaries, scrapbooks and more, documenting the family and business lives of the Bonner and Howard families in Texas in the 20th century.

Dates: 1900-2012

Brochsteins Inc. corporate records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0717
Abstract

Brochsteins Inc. corporate records contains architectural drawings, images, and business records from 1935-2000.

Dates: 1935 - 2000

Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0464
Abstract

Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown

Dates: 1898 - 1989

Capt. James A. Baker and the Rice Institute papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0200
Abstract:

The material in this collection was removed from the Rice Institute Business Manager's Records, dating from circa 1844-1940. It is composed primarily of legal materials, receipts, correspondence, bank records, court case records, and diaries.

Dates: 1844 - 1940

Capt. James A. Baker correspondence, clippings, and photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0487
Abstract:

Correspondence from Capt. James A. Baker (Rice Institute Chairman, 1891-1941) to various family members and colleagues, newsclippings regarding William M. Rice and regarding Capt. Baker’s death, and photographs of the Baker family.

Dates: 1874 - 1951

Capt. James A. Baker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0040
Abstract:

Family correspondence, scrapbooks, and clippings of the Baker Family, from Captain James A. Baker (appointed Chairman of the Board, Rice Institute, 1891) through attorney James A. Baker, III (Rice Board of Trustees, Trustee Emeretus, 1993 - present). A small portion of the materials relate to the Baker, Botts, Garwood & Parker law firm (later known as Baker Botts law firm).

Dates: 1853 - 1976

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Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Brown family 2
Chen, E. C. M. (Edward C. M.) 2
Chen, Edward Kin Tung 2
Cohen, George S. 2
Hobby, Oveta Culp 2
Hobby, William Pettus 2
KPRC-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.). 2
Kelley, Edward Watson 2
Rice University -- history. 2
Abercrombie, James Smither 1
Acworth, J. 1
Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
Allen, Herbert 1
American Republics Corporation 1
Autrey, Lynette Schneider 1
Autry, Herbert 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Alice Graham 1
Baker, James Addison, 1857-1941 1
Baker, James Addison, Judge 1
Baker-Ripley Foundation 1
Ballew, William V., Jr. 1
Bentsen, Lloyd 1
Brochsteins, Inc. (1935-) 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
Brown Foundation (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown Shipbuilding Company, Inc. 1
Brown, Alice Pratt 1
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 1
Brown, Margarett Root 1
Burchett, J. 1
Butler, George A. 1
Caroline, Princess of Hanover 1
Castaneda, Christopher James 1
Chinese American Citizens Alliance 1
Christian, W. G. 1
Cogswell, Edna Maude 1
Cogswell, Frederick 1
Cogswell, William 1
Cohen, Agnes 1
Cohen, Esther 1
Cohen, Robert 1
Community Artists’ Collective 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
Duncan, Charles William Jr. 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
F.W. Heitmann Company. 1
Farrington, William G. 1
Fenberg, Steven 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda 1
Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company 1
Fondren Library 1
Fondren, Ella F. 1
French, , Richard J. 1
Furman, Joshua, Dr. 1
Gavrila, Edward J. 1
General American Life Insurance Company 1
General American Life Insurance Company. 1
Glass, William S. 1
Hackerman, Norman 1
Hancock, Clifton N., Mrs. 1
Haynes, Parrie 1
Haynes, William Allen 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 1
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 1
House, Edward Mandell 1
Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) 1
Imperial Sugar Company. 1
Jhin family 1
Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Jones, Alice Baker 1
KPRC (Radio station : Houston, Tex.). 1
Kelley Industries, Inc. 1
Kempthorne, Thomas 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
Kirby, John H. 1
Kirkland, John D. (David) 1
Lee, Gene 1
Lee, Hedy, Mrs. 1
Leverich, Charles P. 1
Leverich, William S. 1
Levine, Melvyn 1
Lord, Sandra 1
Martel, Marian 1
Martel, Speros 1
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