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Allan Cunningham papers

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Identifier: MS 320
Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of correspondence to and from art historian Allan Cunningham. The correspondence largley concerns matters connected with Cunningham's numerous publishing projects, including his Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, which appeared between 1829 and 1833. Also included in the collection are three Mss. poems--one perhaps by the Rev. J. Judkins and two by Cunningham.
Dates: 1815 - 1841

Curbside Review collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 684
Overview The magazine-sized literary journal devoted to original poetry was published monthly between 2000 and 2006. This collection includes business files, correspondence, and the published issues.
Dates: 2000 - 2005

Eduard von Bauernfeld letter and poem

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Identifier: MS 176
Overview This collection consists of a letter written by von Bauernfeld to an unknown correspondent and a handwritten poem. Both items are written in German.
Dates: 1877

Frank E. Dudley poetry and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 364
Abstract: The collection consists of approximately 235 poems, and correspondence relating to the poetry of Frank Elijah Dudley, of Beaumont, California. Also included in the collection are apparently American Indian artifacts including arrowheads, "swastika" gourd, animal sculptures and a small amount of California gold dust.
Dates: 1920 - 1960

Harry Van Demark papers

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Identifier: MS 354
Overview The contents of this collection include the papers and publications of Harry Van Demark. Within the collection are typescript and bound versions of plays and short stories as well as scrap books, articles, and poetry. Van Demark was considered the most prolific writer in the Houston area of his time.
Dates: 1897 - 1948

Helen D. Bond diary and autograph book

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Identifier: MS 225
Overview The diary contains Helen Bond’s poetic notes, apparently from friends, as well as her own thoughts and writings.
Dates: 1831 - 1837

James Pinckney Miller papers

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Identifier: MS 013
Overview Drafts, including screenplays, of several of Miller's works including "Days of Wine and Roses" (1963), "Rabbit Trap," and "Race for Home" (1968); together with correspondence and notes concerning these works, copyright procedures, credits, and research. Includes material relating to Writers Guild of America, West.
Dates: circa 1939-1999, bulk dates 1960-1999; Majority of material found within

Joe D. Thomas papers

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Identifier: MS 397
Overview This collection contains a series of typed letters (1981-1982) from Professor Thomas, a member of the Rice University English faculty, to Nancy Boothe, Director of the Woodson Research Center, concerning the history of the university. Also included are two duplicate series that are collections of verse and prose observations on numerous topics, intended for circulation. A miscellaneous file includes notices and photographs relating to Professor Thomas’ Mark Twain programs.
Dates: 1981-1985

John Duff Markland diary

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Identifier: MS 220
Overview The diary kept by First Lieutenant John Duff Markland includes an itinerary of the voyage of the HMS Albion in the East Indies 1803-1805, and several pages of poetry, but is primarily a series of sketches of ships, shore views, many in color, including drawings of flowers.
Dates: 1803 - 1805

Joseph Lemuel Chester papers

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Identifier: MS 146
Overview This collection contains Joseph Lemuel Chester's writing and correspondence.
Dates: 1843 - 1880