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Charlotte and Maximilian Collection

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Identifier: MS 356
Overview Original letters from Charlotte of Belgium, chiefly as Carlota, Empress of Mexico; papers of Felix Eloin, Maximilian’s chef du cainet civil; photographs, engravings, and drawings of Charlotte, of Mexico City, and of members of the Mexican military. Mexican sheet music from 1859-1908 and newsclippings also reflect the colection' s main subjects of political and military matters in Mexico during the reign of Emperor Maxilimilian, the role of Juan Benitez and other political figures of the time,...
Dates: 1846 - 1927

Civil War-era letter from S.M. McAshan to T. W. House

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Identifier: MS 034
Abstract: S. M. McAshan wrote this letter to T. W. House in Houston, Texas on July 18, 1864. The letter written during the Civil War concerns two items. First, McAshan asks about correspondence for J. M. Putnam in Eagle Pass. Secondly, he asks about a transaction regarding bagging rope and trim for cotton for Lt. Col. Hutchins. The letter consists of a single sheet of paper, with the handwritten correspondence on one side and the handwritten address on the backside. Affixed near the address is a...
Dates: 1864-07-18

Clarence R. Wharton papers

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Identifier: MS 019
Abstract: The Clarence R. Wharton Papers includes Wharton’s papers, correspondence, research files and manuscripts related to Texas history. The correspondence pertains primarily to the preparation and/or publication of his works, such as "Gail Borden, pioneer," "Wharton's History of Fort Bend County," "Remember Goliad," "L'Archeveque," and others. Also included is manuscript material of other authors.
Dates: 1804-1956

Claude Houghton papers

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Identifier: MS 020
Abstract: The collection contains manuscripts of English novelist and short story writer Claude Houghton's unpublished book "Kingdoms of the Spirit" and an original manuscript of Houghton's published novel "Julian Grant Loses His Way." Also included are correspondence to, from, and about Houghton.
Dates: 1923 - 1961

Clinton S. Quin, Jr. World War II letters

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Identifier: MS 559
Scope and Contents These letters, written to Quin's sister, Derby, cover his call to active duty in 1944, and training as a communications watch officer in Norfolk, Virginia, in preparation for his assignment to Landing Ship Tank (LST) 573. Within the constraints of wartime censorship, the letters describe shipboard life, the latter part of the war in the Pacific, and post-war occupation duties in the Far East.
Dates: 1944-1946

Colonel Cyrus Burnet Smith U.S. Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS 411
Abstract: Dr. Cyrus Smith served as a surgeon in the U.S. Civil War. His papers include his diary, military passes, induction and discharge papers, correspondence, photographs, hospital reports, bills of lading relating to the cotton trade in 1850's and Smith's thesis from Medical School.
Dates: 1856-1958

Cooper K. Ragan correspondence with Andrew F. Muir

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Identifier: MS 036
Abstract: Material consists of correspondence between Cooper K. Ragan and Rice University historian Andrew F. Muir. They relate primarily to Muir’s published works, historical information and criticisms of others' works.
Dates: 1955 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1962

David G. Burnet letters

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Identifier: MS 188
Abstract: Letters to and from David Gouverneur Burnet (1788-1870) of the Republic of Texas, in typescript form and as reprinted in the "La Grange Journal."
Dates: 1836 - 1859

David Westheimer literary papers

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Identifier: MS 345
Overview Contains materials relating to Westheimer's literary work, including manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, reviews, research, and correspondence
Dates: 1940 - 1997

Dick Hedges World War II Memorabilia Collection

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Identifier: MS 422
Overview This collection consists of books, magazines, newspapers, clippings, photographs, photograph albums, maps, town plans, reports, writings and memorabilia, which were collected by Dick Hedges while he was serving with the U. S. Army in Europe in World War II.
Dates: 1944-46

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