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Blanche Harding Sewall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 431
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, college materials, pamphlets and programs, materials related to the construction of Sewall residence and the Sewall's Japan trip. The dates for this collection range from 1847 to 1959 with the bulk of the material ranging from 1935 to 1948.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1847-1959

Dreier Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 363
Overview This collection contains two documents, both written in German: one a marriage certificate, dated 1830, of Johann Heinrich Dreyer (Dreier) to Johanne Dorothee Evers; the second a passport for the Dreier family from Braunschweig, Germany to Texas (1846). An English translation of both documents is also included.
Dates: 1830 - 1846

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968

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

John T. McCants family papers and Rice Institute career remembrances

 Collection
Identifier: UA 434
Content Description This collection includes a scrapbook recording the retirement of J.T. McCants in 1953, as well as letters, family photographs, news clippings, birth certificates, diplomas, baseball scrapbooks, and other notes documenting life at Rice Institute and in Houston.
Dates: 1900 - 1970

Leland Anderson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 916
Overview The collection has a majority of photographs, newspaper articles, letters, and portraits.
Dates: 1880 - 2010

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