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Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 271
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.
Dates: 1868 - 1978

Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973

 Collection
Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1838-1973

William Allen Haynes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 268
Abstract: Over one half of the collection documents cattle ranching, oil prospecting, and banking in Texas, as well as personal and family life during the Great Depression. The William Allen Haynes collection offers a view of living conditions of a prosperous Central Texas rancher and entrepreneur as well as providing information on conditions in Texas in the first part of the 19th century.
Dates: 1901 - 1953

William M. Rice family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 600
Overview The collection consists primarily of business and personal correspondence of three particular descendants of William Marsh Rice and of the spouse of one of them. Also included are a few items from 1929 and 1930 associated with other family members.
Dates: 1880-1941

William Marsh Rice business and estate ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 102
Abstract The business records of William Marsh Rice comprise data on his personal investments, his estate records and those of the Institute: ledgers; journals; cash books; day books; check registers; tax records; bank statements; land surveys; payroll and student accounts; letters to and from Rice himself, family members, business associates, employees, and the administrators of his estate.
Dates: 1855 - 1965

William S. Glass financial papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 322
Abstract: The Glass financial papers are primarily a collection of records and receipts of purchases and land sales gathered during the course of Glass' activities as receiver of revenue during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1852 - 1867

William V. Ballew, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS 254
Abstract: The collection consists of William V. Ballew, Jr.'s workpapers, correspondence, minutes, and news clippings relating to the Houston-Harris County Economic Opportunity Organization. William V. Ballew, Jr., a Houston attorney, served as Chairman, Board of Trustees, Houston-Harris County Economic Opportunities Committee, an organization that initiated welfare programs as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty.
Dates: 1965 - 1968

Ye Old College Inn memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 526
Overview This collection contains memorabilia from the Ye Old College Inn. It consists of photographs, a recipe book and a scrapbook from the Ye Old College Inn. The photographs are those taken of Rice college teams and athletes as early as 1915 and they include baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, and track athletes. The recipe book was put together by Ernie Coker who was one of the owners of the Ye Old College Inn. The scrapbook contains photos and news articles pertaining to Owl athletes...
Dates: 1915 - ca. 1960

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Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman) 3
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Baker & Botts. 2
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Baker, James Addison, 1930- 2
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, 1907-1990 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.). 1
American Republics Corporation 1
Autrey, Lynette Schneider 1
Autry, Herbert 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
Baker & Botts 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
Congregation Beth Am (Houston, Tex) 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.). 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
Hinton, Milt 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 1
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 1
Holmes, Ann, 1922-2009 1
House, Edward Mandell 1
Houston Grand Opera. 1
Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
Huffington, Roy M. 1
Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) 1
Imperial Sugar Company. 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
KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.). 1
Kelley Industries, Inc. 1
Kempthorne, Thomas 1
Kessel, Marion 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
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