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Judge Harris Masterson I Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 468
Overview Judge Harris Masterson’s papers relate almost exclusively to his legal practice and real estate dealings after he moved from Brazoria County, Texas, to Houston, dating from 1860-1942, bulk 1880-1920.
Dates: 1860-1942, bulk 1880-1920; Majority of material found within

Louis Aulbach Olivewood Cemetery research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 669
Overview Research materials in this collection include a list of burials at Olivewood Cemetery, burial maps, and photographs of the tombstone of Richard Allen. The materials date from 2008, when Louis Aulbach was actively volunteering with the cemetery.
Dates: 2008

Merchants and Planters Oil Company archives

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Identifier: MS 260
Overview Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.
Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within

Reginald Moore Sugar Land Convict Leasing System research collection

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Identifier: MS 636
Content Description Correspondence, reports, research notes, and photographs created and/or maintained by Mr. Reginald Moore, relating to the history of the Convict Leasing System in Sugar Land, Texas and current efforts to publicly recognize that history. The reports included in this collection are in some cases publicly available, but are difficult to access. Correspondence includes letters and emails between Mr. Moore and various public officials and other interested parties such as archaeologist Fred McGhee.
Dates: 1878-2018

Rice University architectural drawings, oversize manuscript material, maps and photographs

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Identifier: UA 226
Overview These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections. Links to these finding aids are included.
Dates: circa 1840-2010s

Rice University Early Land Deeds, Contracts and Related Records

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Identifier: UA 222
Overview The collection contains records and printed material on the early land holdings and dealings of William Marsh Rice and the Rice Institute in 45 Texas counties and 4 Louisiana parishes. The collection also contains records and printed material concerning early Rice Institute campus construction, legal matters (including judicial settlements and statements), institutional housekeeping (including receipts and invoices from 1891-1907), and campus area property and construction.
Dates: 1830 - 1969

Shirley Wetzel archeology notes on Nottingham

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Identifier: MS 849
Overview The Shirley Wetzel archeology notes on Nottingham include both primary sources from Shirley’s work on the 1890 Nottingham Lace Factory site, sources used in identifying archeological finds, press surrounding the discoveries she made, and materials from her presentation of the work in 2007, such as maps and powerpoint slides.
Dates: 1968 - 2007

Stuart and allied families of Texas collection

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Identifier: MS 553
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, periodicals, books, legal documents, and biographical sketches related to the Allen, Stuart, Wells, Weems, Lum, Miller, Red, and Ulmer families.
Dates: 1759 - 2019

Sugar Land and Fort Bend historical papers of Jane McMeans

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Identifier: MS 032
Abstract: Original letters, pamphlets, tabloids, printed materials, books, videos, maps, and photographs documenting the Texas city of Sugar Land during the 19th century and 20th century, including the creation and development of the Imperial Sugar company.
Dates: 1826 - 2007, and undated

Travelers in the Middle East collection of travel guides, narratives and images

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Identifier: MS 585
Overview This collection consists of the physical materials that are represented digitally in the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA), a collection created to make possible the study of Western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travel to Egypt in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The materials are of diverse types: images in the forms of post cards, photographs, and stereograph films; articles, pamphlets, and travel guidebooks; maps, and souvenirs.
Dates: 1852 - 2004