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Frank E. Vandiver papers

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Identifier: MS 348
Overview The papers of Frank Everson Vandiver (1925-), former Professor of History, Acting-President, and Provost of Rice University consist chiefly of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material generated by Vandiver as a historian, writer, teacher, and lecturer at Rice University. See "Related Materials" note for information on Vandiver's records as an administrator.
Dates: 1947 - 1977

General George Cullum Civil War Letter

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Identifier: MS 112
Abstract: A letter written during the U.S. Civil War on November 14, 1861, from New York by Union Army General George W. Cullum to a close friend (‘My dear Colonel’) concerning Cullum’s recent promotion to the rank of brigadier general of volunteers with assignment to serve under General Henry Halleck; Cullum also reflects on army politics and inquires about family members.
Dates: 1861

General Young Marshall Moody family papers

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Identifier: MS 404
Abstract: The bulk of the correspondence is from Young M. Moody to his “Dear and Confiding Wife.”, written during the U.S. Civil War. In addition there are other family letters, military correspondence, land and business records, photographs, daguerreotypes and badges of rank and an epaulet from General Moody’s uniform.
Dates: 1852-1955

George W. Frost military and personal papers

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Identifier: MS 321
Overview This collection is comprised chiefly of George W. Frost's correspondence, created while Frost served as a Union naval officer during the U.S. Civil War, including his service aboard the U.S.S. Fort Donelson (1861-1865).
Dates: 1861 - 1885

Takao Doi's Rice Flight Kit for Space Shuttle Endeavour

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Identifier: MS 552
Abstract Takao Doi, who received his doctorate from Rice, carried this cloth image of the Orion Nebula on the Unites States Space Shuttle Endeavour mission STS-123. The Endeavour launched at 2:28 a.m. March 11, 2008 from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Doi was a mission specialist on that mission. The image of the Orion Nebula is on a cloth that is 21.5 inches wide by 17 inches high. The cloth is of an unknown material and appears to be printed in color by a computer-generated...
Dates: 2008-2009

Houston Book Clubs research materials

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Identifier: MS 521
Abstract: The Houston Book Clubs Research Materials consist of material from 1993-2007, including interviews, surveys, emails, reports, essays, lists, and correspondence between Elizabeth Long and members of the literary community. The files were compiled by Elizabeth Long during her study of the role of women's reading groups for her 2003 book "Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life" (University of Chicago Press).
Dates: 1993 - 2007

Huffington and allied families' papers

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Identifier: MS 883
Abstract This collection includes biographical sketches, legal documents, books, correspondence, and news clippings about individuals related to the Huffington, Coulbourn, Michel, Gough, Brown, Carrington families, and along with other collateral families. The bulk of the collection pertains to Phyllis Gough Huffington’s research into collateral family lines and focuses from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1650 - 1955

Hugh H. Wilson U.S. Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS 125
Abstract: Many of these letters are courtship letters to Wilson's future wife, Mary Grier, containing information on the aspirations and attitudes of people in South Carolina whose wealth was based on the stolen labor of enslaved people during the U.S. Civil War period. Wilson also relays information about hospitals, medicine, schools, cemteries, camp life and the military, and the issue of conscription.
Dates: 1862 - 1868

Importance of Women's Votes by Representative Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts, broadside

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Identifier: MS 605
Overview Small broadside written by U.S. Representative Edith Nourse Rogers articulating an appeal to women voters to use their votes to "stabilize...this extraordinary era of experimental administration under which we have been living during the past four years."
Dates: ca. 1936

Jack Burke Jr. papers/Champions Golf Club records

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Identifier: MS 525
Overview Champions Golf Club was founded by golfing greats Jimmy Demaret and Jack Burke, Jr. in 1957 with the purpose of promoting the game of golf and bring active competition to its members and guests and to host significant national championships. The club is located north of Houston, Texas along the FM (Farmers Market road) 1960. This collection includes photographs, business papers, correspondence, news clips, and area maps from 1956 to 2007. The collection consists of 24 boxes and cartons with...
Dates: 1956-2017

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