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Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar travel journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0311
Abstract:

On his 1835 trip from Georgia to Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar kept a manuscript diary. The journal is written in continuous narrative form, with frequent historical or descriptive passages inserted, covering the months June-October, 1835, the period during which Lamar apparently made his decision to settle in Texas permanently and join in the Texian battle for independence from Mexico.

Dates: 1835

Miramichi House of Clear Lake guest book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0285
Abstract:

This guest book is filled with the signatures and comments of guests who visited the Peden family’s lake house in Clear Lake, Texas, called “Miramichi.” There are also several diary entries chronicling important events in the Peden family, as well as events that occurred at Miramichi.

Dates: 1907 - 1934

Montrose Singers/Gay Men's Chorus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0616
Abstract

This collection consists of interview transcripts, audio files, program images, and historical documents compiled by JD Doyle. (1 Flash Drive)

Dates: 1979 - 2010

Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0002
Abstract:

Written in 1837 from Houston, Forrest writes at length to his wife about Houston, and the illness of their son; discusses the possible outbreak of war with Mexico; talks of the Texas Congress meeting. This four-page letter gives an early look at life in the Republic of Texas.

Dates: 1837

Moses Austin Bryan letter to Col. W.W. Fontaine

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0316
Abstract:

This letter (10 January 1890) from Moses Austin Bryan letter to Col. W.W. Fontaine is in response to a series of questions concerning the revolutionary period in Texas history.

Dates: 1890-01-10

Naomi Carrier academic career and community activism collection materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0926
Abstract

This collection contains the teaching resources and writings of renowned teacher, researcher, playwright, and actress Naomi Carrier, whose advocacy for African-American voices in history has had a profound effect on educational representation in Texas.

Dates: 1936 - 2019

Neumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0241
Abstract

Chiefly letters to Louisa (Neumann) Bering, a resident of Houston, Tex., from her brothers and sisters, including letters from her brother, Emil Neumann, describing his service in the Confederate Army, stationed at Fort Eagle Grove (Fort Moore) and Galveston, Tex.; together with clippings and photos. Includes material relating to land in Texas, Bering family, and Little Rock, AR, during the Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1856 - 1886; 1850 - 1955

Niels Esperson Building photo album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1030
Abstract

The collection consists of a photo album containing 45 black and white photos of the interior and exterior of the Niels Esperson Building in Houston, Texas, ca. 1927.

Dates: circa 1927

O. Jack Mitchell architecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0439
Abstract

This collection contains the personal and academic papers of Houston architect O. Jack Mitchell. Included in the collection are Mitchell’s consulting projects, Houston organizations projects, numerous slides of cities around the world, film reels of lectures, and various other architectural materials.

Dates: 1960-1992

Olmstead Brothers landscaping in Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0172
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, design documents, planting lists, and photographs that cover the history of the gardens designed for J. Robert Neal in Houston from the initial contact of the Olmsted firm to inquiries by the present owners of the property concerning restoration.

Dates: 1931 - 1939

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Autry, James Lockhart, 1830-1862 1
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Bailey, George M. 1
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