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Capt. James A. Baker and the Rice Institute papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0200
Abstract:

The material in this collection was removed from the Rice Institute Business Manager's Records, dating from circa 1844-1940. It is composed primarily of legal materials, receipts, correspondence, bank records, court case records, and diaries.

Dates: 1844 - 1940

Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0249
Abstract

Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.

Dates: 1830 - 1951

Carey Croneis personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0402
Abstract

The Carey Croneis Personal Papers chronicle Dr. Croneis' professional career as a geologist, educator, and administrator in various academic settings including Rice University, in museums, and in civic and personal interests. The collection totals 18 Hollinger boxes and includes correspondence, speeches, photos, plans, clippings, and printed matter.

Dates: 1929-1971

Chamberlain-Cravens-Cullinan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0594
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, personal records, genealogy books, memorabilia, audio and visual materials, and ephemera collected by Nancy Cravens Chamberlain and representing the lives of her grandfather, Joseph Stephen Cullinan; her parents, Mary Cullinan and James R. Cravens; and herself and her siblings.

Dates: 1900 - 2010

Charles D. Stuart Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0336
Abstract:

This collection consists of a journal kept by Charles Stuart during his travels through northwestern Virginia, near the Ohio River, in 1832. The journal contains many philosophical and religious passages, as well as poetry.

Dates: 1832

Colonel Cyrus Burnet Smith U.S. Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0411
Abstract:

Dr. Cyrus Smith served as a surgeon in the U.S. Civil War. His papers include his diary, military passes, induction and discharge papers, correspondence, photographs, hospital reports, bills of lading relating to the cotton trade in 1850's and Smith's thesis from Medical School.

Dates: 1856-1958

Congregation Beth Yeshurun of Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0722
Abstract

This collection is made up of 51 boxes and includes materials from Congregation Adath Yeshurun, Congregation Beth El, and Congregation Beth Yeshurun; the Schwartz Family Library; materials from the congregations' merger; Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas and a few other congregations from the years 1891-2021.

Dates: 1891 - 2021

David Latimer Tinling-Widdrington journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0139
Abstract: The journal primarily recounts the army career of David Latimer Tinling-Widdrington’s son, George Widdrington, from 1796 until his death in 1813 at the Battle of Vittoria, the decisive battle of the Peninsular War. The journal contains numerous descriptions of battles, many taken from copies of letters sent by George to his family. Also included are copies of other letters, including several by Joseph Cook, a relative by marriage. The journal contains a great deal of genealogical information...
Dates: 1796 - 1813

Dick Hedges World War II Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0422
Abstract

This collection consists of books, magazines, newspapers, clippings, photographs, photograph albums, maps, town plans, reports, writings and memorabilia, which were collected by Dick Hedges while he was serving with the U. S. Army in Europe in World War II.

Dates: 1944-46

Dillingham Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0257
Abstract

The Dillingham Family Papers, consisting of approximately 900 items or 1.25 linear feet, follows the history of a prominent Texas family from 1858 to 1958. Correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, journals, poetry, and newspaper clippings show the life style of a family who moved into Texas during the prosperous era of the late nineteenth century and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston.

Dates: 1858 - 1958

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Lively, J. W. 1
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