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W. Wortmann / Robert Schumann collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0637
Abstract

The central item in this collection is a remarkable contemporary manuscript report of Robert Schumann's conducting at Dusseldorf, written by W. Wortmann, deputy mayor of Düsseldorf and a leading member of the administration of the Allgemeiner Musikverein (of whose orchestra and chorus Schumann had been appointed director in 1850).

Dates: 1853-1939 (bulk 1853)

Gus S. Wortham family and business records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0514
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

Hallam Tennyson Letters and Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0136
Abstract:

The collection consists of personal correspondence of Hallam Tennyson, who was the eldest son and biographer of the poet Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892). Correspondents include Mrs. Allingham, Sir George Grove, J. M. Ludlow, A. West. The collection contains letters that deal with Nelson letters, Captain Mahon, and Tennyson's memoir of his father.

Dates: 1886 - 1926

Hank Hudspeth papers regarding Rice University

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0597
Abstract

Letters, meeting minutes, notes and news articles relating to the administration of Rice University, 1969-1993.

Dates: 1969 - 1993

Hannah Juanita Rembert Rice Institute Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1011
Abstract

One folder containing news clippings, photographs, graduation program and invitation, a senior banquet program, an acceptance letter, and a summary of student expenses documents some of Hannah Rembert's time at Rice Institute from 1936 to 1938.

Dates: 1936 - 1938

Harris Masterson, III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0470
Abstract

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

Harris Masterson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract

These papers cover Houston born chaplain and educator Harris Masterson, Jr.'s life from his schooling through his career with the YMCA. Highlights include correspondence with family members, photographs, school materials and his career.

Dates: 1894-1920

Harry Boyer Weiser chemistry offprints

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0415
Abstract

Contains offprints of articles written by early Rice chemistry professor Harry Boyer Weiser between 1913 and 1950. The collection includes a complete bibliography of articles and books written by Weiser as well as some personal correspondence between Weiser and Rice Institute President E.O Lovett.

Dates: 1913 - 1950

Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0073
Abstract:

The letters concern Ms. Hattie Lel Red's scholarship fund raising activities on behalf of Dr. Edward Phillips' history students at Austin College and his responses thereto. Her letters also cover her memories of her time at Rice and of her family, classmates and teachers, as well as comments concerning her travels in Texas and elsewhere.

Dates: 1970 - 1980

Heiskell research on correction of Alamo defender's name

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0266
Abstract:

One folder with one 13 pg. letter to the governor of Texas from Roy H. Heiskell and two letters from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Custodians of the Alamo, to Roy H. Heiskell regarding the proper spelling of his great-great uncle (and Alamo defender) Charles M. Heiskell’s name in the historical record at the Alamo.

Dates: 1977

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Watkin, Annie Ray Townsend, 1892-1929 2
Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 2
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Adams, John A. S. (John Allan Stewart), 1926- 1
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