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Townsend-Burford family of Texas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 511
Overview Photographs, correspondence, genealogical charts and notes, newsclippings and printed materials related to the Townsend and Burford families of Texas dating back to pre-Republic of Texas era. The town now known as Round Top, TX, on Cummins Creek, was previously known as Townsend, TX. Many of the Townsend family members participated in the Battle of San Jacinto. Both the Townsends and the Burfords have been very active in civic life.
Dates: 1850-2000

United Orthodox Synagogues records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 712
Overview This collection is made up of eight boxes containing books, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, plaques, programs, scrapbooks, videos, and yearbooks from United Orthodox Synagogues spanning from 1935 to 2008.
Dates: 1935 - 2008

Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation oral history interview collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 647
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Vietnamese Americans living in and near Houston, Texas. These interviews are online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/79696.
Dates: 2011

Vince Bell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 674
Overview This collection contains news clippings, fliers, journals, photographs, business records, audio, and other items chronicling the musical history of Vince Bell.
Dates: 1960s-2016

W. L. Atwood archaeological letters and map

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Identifier: MS 178
Overview This collection consists of a series of letters and a map annotated by Mr. Atwood concerning his archaeological findings in the Galveston Bay area.
Dates: 1966

Wade biography of Michel B. Menard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 189
Abstract: This collection consists of a biography written by Houston Wade about Michel B. Menard, founder of Galveston. Included are newsclippings about Menard, other Texas personalities, and correspondence to Mr. Wade regarding the Menard family history.
Dates: 1938 - 1939

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 271
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.
Dates: 1868 - 1978

Walter Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 280
Overview Correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough.
Dates: 1923 - 1990

Walter Spinks collection

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Identifier: MS 825
Overview This collection consists of fliers, posters, photographs, and audio collected or created by Walter Spinks.
Dates: 1970 - 2017

Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973

 Collection
Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1838-1973

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