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Harris Masterson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract

These papers cover Houston born chaplain and educator Harris Masterson, Jr.'s life from his schooling through his career with the YMCA. Highlights include correspondence with family members, photographs, school materials and his career.

Dates: 1894-1920

Herman and Margarett Root Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0697
Abstract The collection consists of a range of keepsakes memorializing the lives of Herman and Margarett Root Brown and their family. The oldest in time are the high school senior class yearbook of Herman Brown and a framed loan document bearing his signature. There are many photographs, both formal portraits and small snapshots as well as intermediate size pictures. Among the people featured in addition to Herman, Margarett, and their children are the mother and sisters of Herman and George...
Dates: 1890 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1965

HMS Melville Order Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0228
Abstract

Regulations, orders, and schedules, relating to equipment and supplies, personnel, procedures, and duties for officers and men of H.M.S. Melville, signed by W.D. Puget.

Dates: 1837 - 1838

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0527
Abstract

The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.

Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968

Houston Area Community Services, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0670
Abstract The Houston Area Community Services records document the merged efforts of Bering Memorial United Methodist Church and Omega House to serve indigent and underserved patients of HIV/AIDS who could no longer be helped by the traditional medical community. The records are a comprehensive, but not all-inclusive, accounting for the functions of the administrative, financial, committee, business- and service-oriented areas for HACS primarily for the period 1998-2014 as overseen by President Ann...
Dates: 1986 - 2014

Houston Book Clubs research materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0521
Abstract:

The Houston Book Clubs Research Materials consist of material from 1993-2007, including interviews, surveys, emails, reports, essays, lists, and correspondence between Elizabeth Long and members of the literary community. The files were compiled by Elizabeth Long during her study of the role of women's reading groups for her 2003 book "Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life" (University of Chicago Press).

Dates: 1993 - 2007

Houston Canoe Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0598
Abstract

Houston Canoe Club was established in 1964, and pursues all types of paddlesport, from canoeing to kayaking, quietwater, whitewater, touring and racing. The records in this collection reflect the club's activities such as meetings, events and training. Formats include meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, financial records, event planning records and ephemera such as event t-shirts.

Dates: 1964-2009

Ira Gruber academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 204
Abstract

Collection contains the academic writings, professional and personal correspondence, courses taught, and biographical information of Ira Gruber before and while a professor of History at Rice University.

Dates: 1934 - 2022

Jack McCaine NASA papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0045
Abstract:

Photographs, correspondence, maps, charts, and memorabilia collected by McCaine while employed at Project Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers during the construction of the Manned Space Center (Johnson Space Center), 1962-1964 and while working with NASA, 1964-1979.

Dates: 1963 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1979

Jacques F. Vallee UFO and paranormal phenomena papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0672
Abstract

The collection includes background files, correspondence, field notes, and press documents collected by Vallee between 1960 and 2015.

Dates: 1960 - 2015

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Bourgeois, Andre 2
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Castaneda, Christopher James 2
Confederate States of America. Army 2
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Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
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American Association of University Professors 1
American Defense Group 1
American Republics Corporation 1
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 1
Anderson, Clayton & Co 1
Anglican Church in North America 1
Archivists of the Houston Area (AHA!) 1
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Askanase, Hilda (Graham) 1
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Autry, James Lockhart, 1830-1862 1
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B'nai B'rith Youth Organization 1
B'nai B'rith. Herzl Lodge No. 608 1
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Barg, Irwin M. 1
Bastrop, Baron de, 1759-1827 1
Bean, Gloria 1
Bedford, Sybille, 1911-2006 1
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Bellaire Historical Society (Texas) 1
Bentsen, Lloyd 1
Berman family 1
Berman, Morton 1
Berry, Frank Lee (Jr.) 1
Beth Jacob Congregation (Houston, Tex) 1
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Bloome, Jarrod D. 1
Boles, John B. 1
Borden, Gail, 1801-1874 1
Boylesve, René 1
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Brood, Sue 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
Brown Foundation (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown Shipbuilding Company, Inc. 1
Brown, Alice Pratt 1
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 1
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Bryant,, Larry W., 1938-2020 1
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