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Heiskell research on correction of Alamo defender's name

 Collection
Identifier: MS 266
Abstract: One folder with one 13 pg. letter to the governor of Texas from Roy H. Heiskell and two letters from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Custodians of the Alamo, to Roy H. Heiskell regarding the proper spelling of his great-great uncle (and Alamo defender) Charles M. Heiskell’s name in the historical record at the Alamo.
Dates: 1977

Holmes McNeely Papers

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Identifier: MS 068
Abstract: Papers of Holmes McNeely, director of the Rice [University] Owl Band 1951-67, with material including brochures, news clippings, photographs, slides, CDs of Rice Owl Band and Jefferson Davis High School Band concerts under McNeely’s direction, bound volumes of band music, and Rice Owl Band uniforms.
Dates: 1948 - 1968

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

Houston Philosophical Society Records

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Identifier: UA 076
Abstract: The Houston Philosophical Society was established in 1920 at the University Club in downtown Houston to bring together the intellectual community both on and off campus. Many members of the Rice University community have been invlode as leaders in the society. These records consist of minutes from the Executive Committee and general meetings, notices to members, treasurer's reports and other financial records, rosters and directories, new member nominations, constitutions and procedure...
Dates: 1808 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2004

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

Hutcheson and allied families papers

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Identifier: MS 496
Overview The Hutcheson and allied families papers consist of letters, photographs, printed matter, genealogy records, and personal family materials. The bulk includes correspondence between family members dating to the 1840s and continuing into the 1990s. The genealogy of the Hutcheson family is very detailed and there is much family history on collateral lines. The Hutcheson family includes prominent Houston, Texas attorneys, judges, and statesmen. Allied families such as the Weeden, Pye, Carrington,...
Dates: 1836-2007; bulk 1920-1949; Majority of material found within

Ira Gruber academic papers

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Identifier: UA 204
Abstract Collection contains the academic writings, professional and personal correspondence, courses taught, and biographical information of Ira Gruber before and while a professor of History at Rice University.
Dates: 1953 - 2021

J. H. Bastide Letter, May 13, 1743

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Identifier: MS 120
Abstract: This is a handwritten letter dated May 13, 1743 and signed by J. H. Bastide. The letter is addressed to an "My Lord Duke." Bastide, self-described as "the second Lieutenant in General Cornwallis's regiment," states that he has received advice that he is to be exchanged from his regiment to one in Nova Scotia. He does not wish to be transferred and begs leave to resign his Lieutenancy to his son or permission to sell it in order to provide some security for his family. This letter consist of one...
Dates: 1743-05-13

Jack McCaine NASA papers

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Identifier: MS 045
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

Jacob "Jake" Henry Hess Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS 450
Overview The papers of Jake Hess reflect his football, basketball, and tennis careers, both before and after his days as a student and star athlete at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1919-1939 [Bulk 1919-1936]

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