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Texas Governors Letters collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 142
Abstract: This collection contains three letters: two from Governor James Allred of Texas to Emil Hurja of the Democratic National Committee in Washington D.C. (1935-36), and one from Gov. Lawrence Sullivan Ross of Texas to General M. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio (1889). Subjects include thanks for gifts sent and requests for reading materials, and do not relate specifically to Texas politics.
Dates: 1889; 1935 - 1936

The Discussion Group, Houston, TX, scrapbook and records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 507
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook that includes the history, lists of members, programs, photographs, and clippings from the Houston, TX Discussion Group. The scrapbook catalogues the club's list of members from 1947-1994. The chronologically arranged folders in box 2 includes annual communications, program information and rosters, 1990-2019.
Dates: 1947 - 2019

The Ku Klux Klan in Texas papers

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Identifier: MS 727
Overview This collection consists of a photograph, correspondence, and a book relating to the Ku Klux Klan Texas chapter and Rice.
Dates: 1922 - 1925

William Ward Watkin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 508
Overview Correspondence, photographs, family trees, vital records and other genealogical material related to the Watkin family of Houston, TX (1910s-current) and of Danville, Pennsylvania (late 19th century). William Ward Watkin (1886-1952) was the first Supervising Architect of Rice Institute and the first chair of the Dept. of Architecture at Rice Institute. His daughter, Ray Watkin Strange, is a Rice graduate and significant supporter of Rice University and the Fondren Library.
Dates: 1899-1999

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Autry family 1
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Autry, Micajah 1
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Bradley, Rolland 1
Braes Republican Women's Club 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
Brown Foundation (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown Shipbuilding Company, Inc. 1
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Brown, Alice Pratt 1
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 1
Brown, John 1
Bryan, Moses Austin 1
Butler, George A. 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, John 1
Castaneda, Christopher James 1
Christian, W. G. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Infantry Regiment, 4th 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company 1
Filipino American National Historical Society 1
Fleming, Mrs. Lamar 1
Forrest, Mary 1
Forrest, Moreau 1
Hackerman, Norman 1
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 1
House, Edward Mandell 1
Houston Gay Men's Chorus 1
Houston, Mrs. William (Mildred White) 1
Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Jones, Anson 1
KPRC-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.). 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
Kirby, John H. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lamar, Mirabeau Buonaparte 1
Larrey, Ingeborg 1
McBee, Lynn 1
Mexico Fuel Oil Company 1
Montrose Singers 1
Mueller, Oswald 1
Murchison, Clinton Williams Sr. 1
Olmsted Brothers Landscaping 1
Pitzer, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sanborn) 1
Poole, Orlando L. 1
Porter, Clyde H. 1
Pratt, Joseph A. 1
Pratt, Wallace 1
Ragan, Cooper Kirby 1
Rice University. 1
Rice University. Board of Trustees. 1
Ross, Lawrence Sullivan 1
Sawtelle, George 1
Shurtleff, Stella Hope 1
Strange, Ray Watkin Hoagland, 1915-2011 1
Stude, Mike 1
Texas Company 1
Texas Eastern Corporation 1
Texas Fuel Company 1
Texas Land & Abstract Company 1
Texas. President (1844-1847: Jones) 1
The Discussion Group (Houston, Tex.) 1
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Watkin, Annie Ray Townsend, 1892-1929 1
Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 1
Watkin, William Ward, Jr., General, 1919-2001 1
Wolff Toomin, Shirley 1
van Demark, Harry 1
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