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Isaacs/Hofeller Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 903
Overview The collection consists of one box containing correspondence; books; event materials, including dance programs and wedding invitations; bulletins; newsletters and news clippings; a photograph; and a VHS cassette featuring an interview with 104 year old Lorraine Isaacs Hofeller regarding the 1900 Galveston storm. Materials in the collection range from 1919 to 2002.
Dates: 1919 - 2002

J. Russell Wait Port of Houston papers

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Identifier: MS 0346
Overview Business and personal records of J. Russell Wait, Director of the Port of Houston from 1930-1947, offering a comprehensive history of the Port of Houston's construction, facilities, finances, clients and operations from 1931-1962. During this time, the Port of Houston grew from the nation's twelfth largest port to its third largest. Materials also relate to the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District, Houston Ship Channel maps, and scrapbooks on WWII and Japan.
Dates: 1927 - 1964

Jack McCaine NASA papers

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Identifier: MS 0045
Abstract: Photographs, correspondence, maps, charts, and memorabilia collected by McCaine while employed at Project Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers during the construction of the Manned Space Center (Johnson Space Center), 1962-1964 and while working with NASA, 1964-1979.
Dates: 1963 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1979

Jack W. Rowland Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Texas records

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Identifier: MS 1021
Overview Records of Jack Rowland's military service in the Works Progress Administration, including formats such as newsclippings, correspondence, 1943 WPA Final Report in Texas, war ration card and other identification and induction cards. Houstonian Jack W. Rowland served as the Regional Director of the Works Project Administration from 1939-1943.
Dates: 1931 - 1946

James H. Chillman, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS 0482
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, printed material, news clippings, photographs, books, memorabilia, dating 1891 to 1972 and covering family and professional life of James Chillman, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Fine Arts at the Rice Institute and the first director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Many of the transcripts of his radio show "Art is Fun" are in the collection along with a thorough photographic history of his family and career. A large number of news articles are featured...
Dates: 1891-1972

James Lockhart Autry Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 0003
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

James S. Waters World War I scrapbook

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Identifier: MS 0693
Overview This scrapbook was created by James S. Waters’ wife Pauline Lackner Waters to document his time in service, both in training and on the battlefield. It includes memorabilia such as Waters’ Officer’s Record Book, Battle Insignia, Overseas Service Chevrons, documents recording his vaccination, and receipts from purchases made at the Ordnance Store. Many of the pages contain photos showing Waters’ training at Camp Bullis in Texas, his time abroad in France and Germany, and--rarely--his time on...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Jeanmarie Amend Collection

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Identifier: UA 0410
Overview The Jeanmarie Amend collection is a snapshot of the life of a student at Rice in the early 1980s. A prolific writer (both professionally and personally), Jeanmarie recorded several journals detailing her time at Rice. In addition to her school papers, the collection contains schoolbooks, news clippings, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia--each contributing the the vibrant picture of Jeanmarie’s university days.
Dates: 1977 - 1982

Jefferson D. (Jeff) Hong scrapbook of the American-Chinese Post No. 596 American Legion

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Identifier: MS 0880
Overview The collection consists of the scans of Mr. Hong's scrapbook, which includes 109 photos of community events. There are photos of Explorer Scouts at their air base, meetings of the American Legion, American-Chinese post no. 596, Houston Tx, VA dinners, American Legion trip to Washington, DC., Veteran's Day parade, City of Houston Proclamation Day, and the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration.
Dates: 2004 - 2006

Jerry Cohen Papers

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Identifier: MS 0925
Overview The collection, spanning from 1973 to 1987, consists of one folder containing correspondence, speeches, a newsclipping, a photograph, and an invitation.
Dates: 1973 - 1987

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