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Bapsi Sidhwa papers

Identifier: MS 0885

The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.

Dates: 1943 - 2018

Britton Collection of Early Texas and U.S. Civil War documents

Identifier: MS 0009

Legal documents and correspondence related to the Jose de Escandon expedition of the Gulf Coast (1765-1766) and the establishment of missions in the Seno Mexicano, and U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction documents, as well as other documents related to Texas and American history.

Dates: 1597-1903

C. A. Dwyer collection

Identifier: MS 0248

Seven items ranging in date from 1854 to 1882, consisting of six deeds and one anonymous Resolution against polygamy; the deeds primarily concern property transactions in and around San Antonio, Texas, and the Resolution was drafted for a public meeting against polygamy held February 22, 1882.

Dates: 1854 - 1882

Capt. James A. Baker and the Rice Institute papers

Identifier: UA 0200

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

Chandler Davidson Voting Rights papers

Identifier: MS 0528

The Chandler Davidson Voting Rights papers collection includes research material, demographic data, reports, trial materials, correspondence, letters, information about court cases, and several essays and books relating to voting rights in the United States.

Dates: 1961-2006

Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records

Identifier: MS 0794

The Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records is made up of letters, invitations, programs, bulletins, directories, legal documents, and a DVD recording the history of this small, vibrant congregation on Texas’ southern coast. Formed from two smaller communities--Russian and Austro-Hungarian--the congregation has a rich history of tradition.

Dates: 1947 - 2011

Early Rice Institute records

Identifier: UA 0101
Abstract: These records include the original William Marsh Rice murder trial records, and the estate records of Rice, founder of Rice Institute, now Rice University. These records relate to the formation of the idea of the Rice Institute and the activities of its first Board of Trustees in the years before Mr. Rice’s death and to the Institute’s formative years just after his death. The outcomes of the legal proceedings documented in these records, which related to significant financial resources and...
Dates: 1844 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1916

Gilbert Morris Cuthbertson Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts

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

Groce Family correspondence

Identifier: MS 0240
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence and land documents related to the personal, business and legal correspondence of the Groce family of Texas and 2 letters regarding the possible donation of an historic letter. Topics include family matters, plantation conditions, legal concerns and land dealings. Most of the letters were written in Texas and are to and from Jared Ellison Groce, Sr. and his sons, Jared, Jr. and Leonard Waller Groce. Highlights include an official transcript of the...
Dates: 1823 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1826 - 1859

Grounding of the S.S. Schroon papers

Identifier: MS 0265

The papers include investigative reports, correspondence, and ship and crew information in relation to the grounding of the S.S. Schroon while helping the S.S. West Hematite. The S.S. Schroon was an American sea-going vessel invovled in cargo transport.

Dates: 1922 - 1937

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