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Harry Van Demark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 354
Overview The contents of this collection include the papers and publications of Harry Van Demark. Within the collection are typescript and bound versions of plays and short stories as well as scrap books, articles, and poetry. Van Demark was considered the most prolific writer in the Houston area of his time.
Dates: 1897 - 1948

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 527
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

Ingeborg H. Larrey photograph collection, 1980-2005

 Collection
Identifier: MS 565
Overview The Ingeborg H. Larrey photograph collection covers a 25-year period between 1980-2005. The collection is primarily Houston musicians and international locations photography, including color slides, prints and photo negatives. (5 boxes)
Dates: 1980-2005

James Lockhart Autry Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 003
Abstract Business papers, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to the James Lockhart Autry family of Texas (1875-present) and of North Carolina (1832), Tennessee (1824-1840) and Mississippi (1840-1875) show the life style of a family who moved into Texas and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston. Among the business papers are correspondence and legal briefs from the terms Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of...
Dates: 1832 - 1998

John Brown Letter

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Identifier: MS 199
Overview 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

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Identifier: MS 329
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 circle,...
Dates: 1820 - 1906

Kirby Petroleum Company / George Sawtelle Executive Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 504
Overview The materials in this collection are from the Houston-based Kirby Petroleum Company and the records of George Sawtelle, president and later chairman of the company to 1965. This collection consists of 2.5 linear feet of photographs, correspondence, business records, clippings, and technical papers. The primary correspondents are John H. Kirby, Clint Murchison, Cooper Ragan, and George Sawtelle. This material provides a valuable look at the early days of the oil industry in Texas. In particular,...
Dates: 1921-1967, bulk 1931-1953

Letters of Orlando L. Poole and His Mother, 1839 and 1854

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Identifier: MS 591
Abstract The collection consists of two handwritten letters.
Dates: 1839 and 1854

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar travel journal

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Identifier: MS 311
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

Montrose Singers/Gay Men's Chorus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 616
Abstract This collection consists of interview transcripts, audio files, program images, and historical documents compiled by JD Doyle. (1 Flash Drive)
Dates: 1979 - 2010

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