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Thaddeus K. Oglesby, The Case of the South Against Britannica

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Identifier: MS 382
Abstract: The collection consists of a revised manuscript of The Case of the South Against the Encyclopaedia Britannica and other Maligners and contains approximately 140 loose sheets of various sizes, consisting of printed material pasted on with handwritten notations and revisions.
Dates: circa 1903

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Letter

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Identifier: MS 213
Overview This collection contains a letter written by Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of President Theodore Roosevelt, to Lord Desborough, while he (Roosevelt Jr. ) was Governor-General of the Philippines. Although it does not go into depth about any particular topic, the letter touches on the following subjects: war verse, victory of the Democrats, and Roosevelt’s future plans.
Dates: 1933

Thomas E. Daley papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 334
Overview The Daley Papers include personal documents from Daley's high school and Rice University years, a play script and original artwork. There are also photographs of Rice and of World War II infantry and intelligence units, along with some newspaper clippings and correspondence from 1946 and 1963.
Dates: 1919-1929, 1942-1952

Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

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Identifier: MS 064
Abstract Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1893 - 2004

U.S. Civil War National Cemetery letters

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Identifier: MS 264
Abstract: This collection consists of twenty-one letters from various U.S. Civil War military departments to other U.S. military departments, regarding various aspects relating to national cemeteries. These aspects include: the location, construction and inspection of national cemeteries, requests for materials and proposed costs, and reports of appointments and comments of national cemetery superintendents.
Dates: 1867 - 1891

U.S. Civil War Photographs Collection

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Identifier: MS 476
Overview These photographs taken during the U.S. Civil War reflect a wide range of battles and sites, although not all are represented. The collection includes 84 photographs mounted on 8″ × 91/2″ boards, many labelled with caption information. The photographs were taken by a variety of photographers, including Mathew B. Brady and Alexander Gardner, and many have been published in "The Photographic History of the Civil War" or which are also available through the National Archives.
Dates: 1861-1865

U.S. General Horatio Wright Letter

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Identifier: MS 108
Abstract: Letter written February 12, 1865, by General Horatio Wright (major general of volunteers in the Union Army), probably while at the siege of Richmond, Virginia, and addressed to “My dear Col[onel?]” (addressee's name is Col. Edward H. Wright, Newark, N.J., appearing below General Wright's signature), in which he tells of family news while on a recent leave, mentions troop activity following an unspecified ‘late movement’ of troops in the Army of the Potomac.
Dates: 1865

Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation oral history interview collection

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Identifier: MS 647
Overview 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

W. H. Brooker U.S. Civil War diary

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Identifier: MS 126
Overview The diary of W.H. Brooker is a small (3 1/2" × 2"× 1/4") leatherbound booklet in which annotations in pencil have been made. Most of the entries date from 6 October 1863 to 22 June 1864.
Dates: 1863 - 1866

William Addison McElroy family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 428
Overview Family records of the McElroy family of Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1877-1994, bulk 1900-1945

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