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Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation oral history interview collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0647
Abstract

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 0674
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0178
Abstract

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 0189
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 0271
Abstract

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 0280
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0825
Abstract

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 0390
Abstract

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

Weber-Staub-Briscoe architectural ironwork collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0586
Abstract

This collection includes pattern boards (design molds) and metal castings of architectural details such as stair rails, fencing, and other metalwork ornaments manufactured by Weber Iron & Wire Company from the 1930's to the 1990's. Some were designed by architects John F. Staub and Birdsall P. Briscoe. The collection also includes photographs, architectural drawings, reference books, and tools used in the manufacturing process, along with invoices from the company from 1933 to 1987.

Dates: 1909 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

W.G. Jameson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0197
Abstract

A letter between two medical doctors in Galveston, Texas, regarding an unnamed patient’s medical condition, 1905.

Dates: 1905

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