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Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest

 Collection
Identifier: MS 002
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

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Identifier: MS 316
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 926
Overview 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

Olmstead Brothers landscaping in Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 172
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

Oswald Mueller manuscript

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Identifier: MS 243
Overview This typewritten manuscript is titled "Seeking the Garden of the World". It is Oswald Mueller’s English translation of Fritz Scheffel’s Deutsche suchen den Garten der Welt. Mueller authors the preface, in which he describes the story as that of the failed German attempt to colonize Texas into a New-Germania.
Dates: 1948

Reginald Moore Sugar Land Convict Leasing System research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 636
Content Description Correspondence, reports, research notes, and photographs created and/or maintained by Mr. Reginald Moore, relating to the history of the Convict Leasing System in Sugar Land, Texas and current efforts to publicly recognize that history. The reports included in this collection are in some cases publicly available, but are difficult to access. Correspondence includes letters and emails between Mr. Moore and various public officials and other interested parties such as archaeologist Fred McGhee.
Dates: 1878-2018

Rice University Commencement files

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Identifier: UA 342
Overview The Rice University Commencement files include programs, newsclippings and notes dating from the first commencement in 1916 up to the current day. A majority of the material has been digitized and is available online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/61371.
Dates: 1916-current

Rolland Bradley papers

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Identifier: MS 247
Overview This collection contains the papers of Rolland Bradley, Texas State legislator. The collection includes a bound manuscript copy of Bradley’s master’s thesis for the University of Texas on proportional representation in the United States. Also included are several chapters of his book and assorted speeches and pamphlets.
Dates: 1930-1967

Star Furniture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 897
Overview This collection is made up of two boxes containing photographs, news clippings, memorabilia, financial documents, and event programs from Star Furniture, and an oral history conducted with Shirley Wolff Toomim and Ellen Toomim Robinson spanning the years 1925-2021.
Dates: 1925 - 2021

Stella Hope Shurtleff manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 237
Overview This collection contains the manuscript of a book by Stella Shurtleff called "Art Came to Texas: A Story of the History of Art in Texas". Also included are notes and correspondence regarding the history of art in Texas.
Dates: 1935 - 1936

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