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Gene & Hedy Lee Chinese community newspapers & photographs, and family records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0556
Abstract Newspaper issues of the Southwest Chinese Journal (cataloged separately), photographs submitted to the newspaper for publication purposes and a small amount of correspondence regarding the Lee Printing Company of Houston, Texas, owned by Gene and Hedy Lee. The newspapers and photographs reflect Chinese culture in Houston during the 1970s and 1980s, including family life, business activities, cultural arts and organizations, news, and special events such as the Miss Chinatown pageants. (1...
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985

George Cruikshank letters to Angus B. Reach and Captain Hurley

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0297
Abstract:

Two autographed letters by George Cruikshank, one addressed to Angus B. Reach, 1845, the other addressed to Captain [Edwin] Hurley, 1868.

Dates: 1845; 1868

George Gee personal papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0721
Abstract

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

Gilbert Morris Cuthbertson Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: UA 426
Content Description

This donation from the estate of Rice University Prof. Gilbert Cuthbertson contains circa 10,000 books / bound volumes; circa 2,000 photographs; circa 15 audiorecordings; circa 41 cartons of manuscript materials. Subject areas include Texas and Central American history, Rice University history, political science, and more.

Dates: 1500 - 2019

Glenda Joe / Houston Asian American community advocacy and festival arts records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0667
Abstract

Records documenting the activities of Glenda Joe with the Houston Asian American Festival Association, as well as with community advocacy issues concerning the Asian American communities in Houston, circa 1980-2015.

Dates: 1980 - 2015

Great Britain Admiralty account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0229
Abstract

The account book includes individual wages for officers and crews; allowances for victuals; prices of provisions to be paid to and by the Purser; various allowances and expense lists; lists of French, Dutch and Algiers fleets, including ship names and guns; as well as lists of the major Royal Navy commands, the red, white, and blue squadrons, with ships assigned to each, their commanders, guns, and names of flag officers commanding.

Dates: 1661 - 1692

Judge Toni Ingversen Asian American Heritage Association event photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0777
Abstract Judge Toni Ingversen was born in Manila, in the Philippines. Her family came to the U.S. in 1953; she grew up in Florissant, Missouri, receiving her bachelor's in political science from the University of Missouri at St. Louis in 1968 before moving to Houston, where she earned her doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Houston in 1973. This collection includes color photograph prints (approximately 120) of gala events during Judge Ingversen's presidency of the Asian American Heritage...
Dates: 1993 - 1994

Lack Family/Temple B'nai Israel [Victoria, TX] collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0902
Abstract

This collection is made up of one box containing administrative records, books, correspondences, news clippings, photographs, and programs from Temple B'nai Israel donated by the Lack Family, spanning from 1877-2019.

Dates: 1877 - 2019

Memoranda to British Ship Captains from the Admiralty

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0204
Abstract:

This is a 38-page handwritten logbook containing dozens of general memos signed by proxy for various British Navy and Marine officers during the time period 1807-1809.

Dates: 1807-1809

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar travel journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0311
Abstract:

On his 1835 trip from Georgia to Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar kept a manuscript diary. The journal is written in continuous narrative form, with frequent historical or descriptive passages inserted, covering the months June-October, 1835, the period during which Lamar apparently made his decision to settle in Texas permanently and join in the Texian battle for independence from Mexico.

Dates: 1835

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