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George Gee personal papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 721
Overview Photographs, certificates, awards and more, documenting the financial and insurance services career of George Gee, who was a member of long time member of the Asian American community in Houston, Texas. George Gee family members and various politicians are pictured.
Dates: 1961-2008

George S. Cohen personal and business papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 063
Abstract: This collection contains the personal and business papers of George S. Cohen from 1924-1961. Included are tax returns, bank statements, financial records, receipts, and a checkbook. Also included are a green silk tie, a large button, and a photograph of Cohen and several other men.
Dates: 1924-1962

George Tucker letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 196
Overview This letter was written by George Tucker in 1836 while he was a professor at the University of Virginia. It was presumably addressed to his bank recording a deposit in the amount of $250 for a future investment.
Dates: 1836-01-15

Gus S. Wortham family and business records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 514
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, awards, memorials and photographs documenting the family and business life of Gus S. Wortham. Wortham was a pioneer in the insurance industry in Texas , founding the American General Life Insurance Company, one of the first multi-line insurance firms, in 1926. Gus S. and Lyndall F. Wortham were very generous philanthropists in Houston, supporting the arts in many ways.
Dates: 1864-1997

Harris Masterson, III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 470
Overview The Harris Masterson III papers concentrate mainly on Masterson's business and philanthropic interests. Dates range from 1892- 1980, bulk 1950-1979, and formats include correspondence, photographs, business and legal documents. Personal and family data are also chronicled. Highlights include Masterson's collecting interest in Texana and construction information on the Masterson house, Rienzi.
Dates: 1892-1980, bulk 1950s-1970s

Herbert Allen business and personal papers

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Identifier: MS 519
Overview The Herbert Allen papers include personal holdings, including biographical information, honors and awards, and personal correspondence. In addition papers dealing with his professional activities and patents are included, as are those dealing with his involvement with Rice University. Allen was an inventor and mechanical engineer who graduated from Rice Institute in 1929 where he later served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1938 - 2014

Herman and Margarett Root Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 697
Overview The collection consists of a range of keepsakes memorializing the lives of Herman and Margarett Root Brown and their family. The oldest in time are the high school senior class yearbook of Herman Brown and a framed loan document bearing his signature. There are many photographs, both formal portraits and small snapshots as well as intermediate size pictures. Among the people featured in addition to Herman, Margarett, and their children are the mother and sisters of Herman and George Brown,...
Dates: 1890 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1965

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968

Houston area land records for the Little, Dickson and Pastoriza additions

 Collection
Identifier: MS 432
Overview This collection consists of 11 abstracts of title and one warranty deed for property in the city of Houston and Harris County, filed from 1877 to 1935.
Dates: 1877-1935

International Association of Administrative Professionals, Houston Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 207
Overview The collection contains administrative records of the Houston Chapter of the IAAP from its founding in 1948 through 2003. Committee reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and newsclippings pertain to the chapter's activities.
Dates: 1948 - 2003

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