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Hugh H. Wilson U.S. Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0125
Abstract:

Many of these letters are courtship letters to Wilson's future wife, Mary Grier, containing information on the aspirations and attitudes of people in South Carolina whose wealth was based on the stolen labor of enslaved people during the U.S. Civil War period. Wilson also relays information about hospitals, medicine, schools, cemteries, camp life and the military, and the issue of conscription.

Dates: 1862 - 1868

Hutcheson and allied families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0496
Abstract The Hutcheson and allied families papers consist of letters, photographs, printed matter, genealogy records, and personal family materials. The bulk includes correspondence between family members dating to the 1840s and continuing into the 1990s. The genealogy of the Hutcheson family is very detailed and there is much family history on collateral lines. The Hutcheson family includes prominent Houston, Texas attorneys, judges, and statesmen. Allied families such as the Weeden, Pye,...
Dates: 1836-2007; bulk 1920-1949; Majority of material found within

Ingeborg H. Larrey photograph collection, 1980-2005

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0565
Abstract

The Ingeborg H. Larrey photograph collection covers a 25-year period between 1980-2005. The collection is primarily Houston musicians and international locations photography, including color slides, prints and photo negatives. (5 boxes)

Dates: 1980-2005

Ira Gruber academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 204
Abstract

Collection contains the academic writings, professional and personal correspondence, courses taught, and biographical information of Ira Gruber before and while a professor of History at Rice University.

Dates: 1934 - 2022

J. H. Bastide Letter, May 13, 1743

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0120
Abstract: This is a handwritten letter dated May 13, 1743 and signed by J. H. Bastide. The letter is addressed to an "My Lord Duke." Bastide, self-described as "the second Lieutenant in General Cornwallis's regiment," states that he has received advice that he is to be exchanged from his regiment to one in Nova Scotia. He does not wish to be transferred and begs leave to resign his Lieutenancy to his son or permission to sell it in order to provide some security for his family. This letter consist of...
Dates: 1743-05-13

J. Russell Wait Port of Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0346
Abstract

Business and personal records of J. Russell Wait, Director of the Port of Houston from 1930-1947, offering a comprehensive history of the Port of Houston's construction, facilities, finances, clients and operations from 1931-1962. During this time, the Port of Houston grew from the nation's twelfth largest port to its third largest. Materials also relate to the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District, Houston Ship Channel maps, and scrapbooks on WWII and Japan.

Dates: 1927 - 1964

Jack McCaine NASA papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0045
Abstract:

Photographs, correspondence, maps, charts, and memorabilia collected by McCaine while employed at Project Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers during the construction of the Manned Space Center (Johnson Space Center), 1962-1964 and while working with NASA, 1964-1979.

Dates: 1963 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1979

Jack W. Rowland Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Texas records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1021
Abstract

Records of Jack Rowland's military service in the Works Progress Administration, including formats such as newsclippings, correspondence, 1943 WPA Final Report in Texas, war ration card and other identification and induction cards. Houstonian Jack W. Rowland served as the Regional Director of the Works Project Administration from 1939-1943.

Dates: 1931 - 1946

Jacob "Jake" Henry Hess Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0450
Abstract

The papers of Jake Hess reflect his football, basketball, and tennis careers, both before and after his days as a student and star athlete at Rice Institute.

Dates: 1919-1939 [Bulk 1919-1936]

Jacques F. Vallee UFO and paranormal phenomena papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0672
Abstract

The collection includes background files, correspondence, field notes, and press documents collected by Vallee between 1960 and 2015.

Dates: 1960 - 2015

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Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 2
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Adams, John A. S. (John Allan Stewart), 1926- 1
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