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Letters to James Korges

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0016
Abstract: The collection consists of letters written to James Korges in his capacity as editor of ">Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction" by such literary figures as Erskine Caldwell, Dickey, Caroline Gordon, William Goyen, Frederick Manfred, Brian Moore, Anais Nin, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey, Tate, and Yvor Winters. Also included are a 1926 Theodore Dreiser letter and a letter written in 1953 by Sean O'Casey to Korges, then a senior at Rice University and editor of the student newspaper, "The...
Dates: 1926 - 1975

Libby and Edward Marvins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0782
Abstract

This collection contains documents and memorabilia donated by Libby and Edward Marvins related to their time as congregants at Emanu El as well as an oral history conducted with Libby Marvins by staff with the Houston Jewish History Archive in 2018. The materials (including photos, newsprint, correspondence, and other unique items) offer insight into the events and organizations of the Houston Jewish community in the latter half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1912 - 2018

Libby Prison Inmate Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0113
Abstract:

Letter written during the Civil War by an anonymous Union Army prisoner- of-war, dated December18, 1864, and addressed from Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, to United States Senator William Wright of New Jersey, describing his worsening health while held in close confinement in the prison as hostage for a Confederate officer imprisoned in West Virginia, and urging the senator to intercede on his behalf to secure his exchange and release.

Dates: 1864

Loeb / Blank Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1003
Abstract

One box of correspondence, family history materials, photographs, and publications document the lives of the Loeb/Blank family from 1736-2002.

Dates: 1736 - 2002

Lowe Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 0588
Abstract

The collection consists of the correspondence, papers, and selected books accumulated and saved by Chuan-Hua Gershom Lowe throughout his lifetime as student, journalist, Chinese embassy official, librarian, husband, and father. Lowe was born in China in 1902, earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Chicago, lived again in China, in Burma, in India, in Argentina, in Canada, and again in the U.S., dying in 1996.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1996

Luis Q. Lacar sociology and social anthroplogy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1038
Abstract

The Luis Q. Lacar sociology and social anthropology papers include Lacar's CV, academic records, correspondence, awards reflecting his career. Lacar was active with Filipino-American heritage groups nationally in the United States.

Dates: 1983 - 2002

Lynette S. Autrey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0051
Abstract:

This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.

Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978

Lynn Wyatt Scrapbooks and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0550
Abstract

These scrapbooks contain photographs, correspondence, invitations, event programs, news clippings, and memorabilia collected by Lynn Wyatt, documenting her work with charitable and fine arts organizations, leadership as a Houston socialite and best-dressed icon, and international travels.

Dates: 1931-2012

Lynne Huffer papers on Benefits Equality at Rice University

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0595
Abstract This collection consists of non-academic papers of Dr. Lynne Huffer that reflect her university community activities while she was on the faculty at Rice from 1998 to 2005. Among these activities are work on a campaign to extend university benefits coverage to domestic partners; protesting against a publicly quoted homophobic statement made by head football coach Ken Hatfield; surveying the Rice campus climate, particularly regarding women; serving on the President’s Council on the...
Dates: 1997 - 2004

MacDonald Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0361
Abstract:

Letters from Alexander MacDonald to his wife, Margaret MacDonald, including information concerning land disputes and importation of goods to Texas; letters from James MacDonald, serving with a Texas regiment during the Civil War, to his mother, Margaret MacDonald; letters of condolence to Margaret MacDonald after James's death during the war; letters from other family members; wills; maps; and documents.

Dates: 1834 - 1953

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Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion) , 1900- 2
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Patten, Robert L. , 1939- 2
Pinero, Arthur Wing, 1855-1934 2
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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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