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Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth Correspondence with Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling

 Collection
Identifier: MS 305
Abstract: The collection consists of 3 folders of correspondence dating from 1803-1810, between British Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth as Naval Commander-in-Chief at Jamaica and Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling (1760-1833), Resident Commissioner at Jamaica relating to repairs to ships, stores, defenses and surveys.
Dates: 1803 - 1810

Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account

 Collection
Identifier: MS 314
Abstract: The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Alexander Hobbs Diary and Bible

 Collection
Identifier: MS 370
Abstract: The Hobbs diary records his experiences as a volunteer recruit in New England, his participation in the Battle of Galveston, and his life as a prisoner in Houston, 1862-1863.
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Alexander N. Shipley Military Commissions

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Identifier: MS 328
Abstract: Five commissions recording the military promotions of Alexander N. Shipley from 2nd Lieutenant (1858) to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1866), and containing either authentic or stamped signatures of U. S. Presidents (James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson); also included is a smaller document relating to Shipley’s promotion to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel .
Dates: 1858 - 1866

A.T. Mahan letter to Gen. James Wilson

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Identifier: MS 182
Abstract Letter written from American naval officer and historian A.T. Mahan to Gen. James Wilson regarding the publication of Mahan’s biography of Admiral James Glasgow Farragut.
Dates: 1893

Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 741
Overview This collection contains a small number of programs, certificates, booklets, an oral history recording and transcript, and correspondence regarding imminent Jewish Associations in Houston and Aubrey Farb's personal papers from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018

Ayers family plantation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 635
Overview This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.
Dates: 1850 - 2015

Bell Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 787
Overview The Bell family collection contains materials from various family members, such as a photograph of Boris “Bussie” Bell’s bowling team, report cards from Walter Bell’s school days, and piano recital programs featuring Marian Bell. A later addendum contributed photo albums of both the extended Bell family and activities with the Nite Owls at the Jewish Community Center, and the Workmen’s Circle. The materials are social in nature and reveal the Bell family’s connections to the larger Houston...
Dates: 1910 - 2004

Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection

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Identifier: MS 069
Abstract: The Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection consists of a wide assortment of materials related to the history of aeronautics, including photos, artistic renderings, postcards, schematics and diagrams, publications and papers from aircraft manufacturers, clippings, calendars, scrapbooks, and 8mm movies and audio recordings.
Dates: 1784 - 1988

Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 332
Abstract: Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records pertain to the business of the Wichita Indian Agency as well as receipts, quartermasters’ store lists, payment abstracts, invoices, and records of acquisitions made by the Confederate States of America in the State of Texas.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

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