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Groce Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 240
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and land documents related to the personal, business and legal correspondence of the Groce family of Texas and 2 letters regarding the possible donation of an historic letter. Topics include family matters, plantation conditions, legal concerns and land dealings. Most of the letters were written in Texas and are to and from Jared Ellison Groce, Sr. and his sons, Jared, Jr. and Leonard Waller Groce. Highlights include an official transcript of the land...
Dates: 1823 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1826 - 1859

Grounding of the S.S. Schroon papers

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Identifier: MS 265
Abstract: The papers include investigative reports, correspondence, and ship and crew information in relation to the grounding of the S.S. Schroon while helping the S.S. West Hematite. The S.S. Schroon was an American sea-going vessel invovled in cargo transport.
Dates: 1922 - 1937

Grover Smith collection of Aldous Huxley correspondence

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Identifier: MS 462
Overview The Grover Smith papers are largely comprised of photocopies of letters between literary critic and author Aldous Huxley and numerous correspondents -- literary, scientific, friends, and family -- mainly from Great Britain and the U.S., dating from 1908-1985, bulk years 1930s-1950s. Some original correspondence between Julian Huxley and Smith exists, which relates to Smith's publication of the Huxley letters as Letters of Aldous Huxley, Harper & Row, 1970.
Dates: 1908-1965

Guide to the Sir Richard John Strachan letter

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Identifier: MS 145
Abstract: This letter from Sir Richard John Strachan was sent to Commodore Sir William Cornwallis, his squadron commander in the East Indies, describing his role in the action against the French frigate Resolue off Pondicherry, India, which resulted in her capture.
Dates: November 21, 1791

Gus S. Wortham family and business records

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Identifier: MS 514
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, awards, memorials and photographs documenting the family and business life of Gus S. Wortham. Wortham was a pioneer in the insurance industry in Texas , founding the American General Life Insurance Company, one of the first multi-line insurance firms, in 1926. Gus S. and Lyndall F. Wortham were very generous philanthropists in Houston, supporting the arts in many ways.
Dates: 1864-1997

Hallam Tennyson Letters and Postcards

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Identifier: MS 136
Abstract: The collection consists of personal correspondence of Hallam Tennyson, who was the eldest son and biographer of the poet Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892). Correspondents include Mrs. Allingham, Sir George Grove, J. M. Ludlow, A. West. The collection contains letters that deal with Nelson letters, Captain Mahon, and Tennyson's memoir of his father.
Dates: 1886 - 1926

Harris Masterson, III papers

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Identifier: MS 470
Overview The Harris Masterson III papers concentrate mainly on Masterson's business and philanthropic interests. Dates range from 1892- 1980, bulk 1950-1979, and formats include correspondence, photographs, business and legal documents. Personal and family data are also chronicled. Highlights include Masterson's collecting interest in Texana and construction information on the Masterson house, Rienzi.
Dates: 1892-1980, bulk 1950s-1970s

Harris Masterson, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: MS 469
Overview These papers cover Houston born chaplain and educator Harris Masterson, Jr.'s life from his schooling through his career with the YMCA. Highlights include correspondence with family members, photographs, school materials and his career.
Dates: 1894-1920

Harry Boyer Weiser chemistry offprints

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Identifier: MS 415
Overview Contains offprints of articles written by early Rice chemistry professor Harry Boyer Weiser between 1913 and 1950. The collection includes a complete bibliography of articles and books written by Weiser as well as some personal correspondence between Weiser and Rice Institute President E.O Lovett.
Dates: 1913 - 1950

Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips

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Identifier: MS 073
Abstract: The letters concern Ms. Hattie Lel Red's scholarship fund raising activities on behalf of Dr. Edward Phillips' history students at Austin College and his responses thereto. Her letters also cover her memories of her time at Rice and of her family, classmates and teachers, as well as comments concerning her travels in Texas and elsewhere.
Dates: 1970 - 1980

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