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Jared Ellison Groce biographical manuscript, 1936

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0179
Abstract:

Biographical sketch of Jared Ellsion Groce, one of the Old Three Hundred (Austin's first colony), who emigrated to Texas in January 1822. Time period described ranges from 1782-1836.

Dates: 1936

Jefferson D. (Jeff) Hong scrapbook of the American-Chinese Post No. 596 American Legion

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0880
Abstract

The collection consists of the scans of Mr. Hong's scrapbook, which includes 109 photos of community events. There are photos of Explorer Scouts at their air base, meetings of the American Legion, American-Chinese post no. 596, Houston Tx, VA dinners, American Legion trip to Washington, DC., Veteran's Day parade, City of Houston Proclamation Day, and the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration.

Dates: 2004 - 2006

Jerry "Scooter" Ebel collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0827
Abstract

This collection consists of posters collected by Jerry "Scooter" Ebel.

Dates: 1973 - 1975

Jesse H. Jones Corporate and Property records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0621
Abstract This collection comprises the corporate and property records of Jesse H. Jones, as well as research materials for Unprecedented Power by Steven Fenberg. Between 1992 and 1995, Mr. Fenberg and architectural historian Barrie Scardino processed and organized the collection at the behest of Houston Endowment. After their transfer to Rice Univeristy some adjusments were made to the organization and nomenclature, but most of the structure they imposed remains intact. Significant areas covered in...
Dates: 1836-2008; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990

Jesse H. Jones Family and Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0252
Abstract

The Jesse H. Jones Family and Personal Papers, consisting of 92 boxes, detail the lives of individual Jones family members and are highlighted by the Jesse H. Jones personal papers consisting of correspondence, photographs, financial, legal, speeches and business records, as well as the political, civic-related and public service records for which Jones is well known.

Dates: 1841 - 2000

Jimmy Don Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0994
Abstract

This collection contains audio, photographs, posters, and other materials related to the music career of Jimmy Don Smith.

Dates: 1965 - 1990

John Brown Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0199
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by John Brown to his wife. It was written from Grigsby’s Bluff and gives news of the people there, in particular, their health. Grigsby’s Bluff was located on the Neches River in Eastern Jefferson County. Its name was changed to Port Neches in 1901.

Dates: 1862

John Campbell personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0329
Scope and Contents The John Campbell papers comprise two Hollinger boxes of documents and one of letters.The box containing letters is divided into four categories: (1) letters from Anson Jones to John Campbell, 1845-1850; (2) letters either to or from James Campbell, 1833-1863; (3) a folder containing letters exchanged within the Campbell family, 1832-1906; and (4) three folders containing letters either to or from John Campbell, written to or received from correspondents outside the family...
Dates: 1820 - 1906

John Reinerman Family Land Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0021
Abstract

Land deeds and agreements relating to the tract of land in Harris County granted to John Reinermann, dating from 1857-1888.

Dates: 1857 - 1888

John Steven Kellett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0975
Abstract The collection consists of materials on John Steven Kellett's foundation and on his personal life. The series on the John Steven Kellett Foundation includes records of the foundation, including correspondence and financial support for multiple organizations supporting the LGBTQIA community and arts organizations in Houston. Kellett's personal records include correspondence, genealogy, and hundreds of photographs and slides of his professional activities in the oil and gas industry and with...
Dates: 1927 - 2018

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Fannin, James Walker, 1806?-1836 2
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Hester, Paul, 1948- 2
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Autry, James Lockhart, 1830-1862 1
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Baker, James Addison, 1857-1941 1
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Brochsteins, Inc. (1935-) 1
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