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Inez Kaufman Eskowitz Papers

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Identifier: MS 788
Overview Focused in the years 1945-1950, the Inez Kaufman Eskowitz Papers provide a snapshot from the life of a teenage Jewish girl involved in the issues of her time. An attendee at Beth El religious school and a member of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, Inez attended the Young Judea Annual Convention in 1945. This collection includes school reports, certificates, pamphlets, photographs, and a school assignment from these instances.
Dates: 1945 - 1950

Jewish Family Service records [Houston]

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Identifier: MS 785
Overview This collection contains programs, pamphlets, photographs, speeches, correspondence, compact discs, administrative records, and newsletters that document part of the history of Jewish Family Service - Houston from 1947 to 2015, including oral history interviews conducted with former staff and board members.
Dates: 2008-2015

John H. Wright U.S. Civil War and related ephemera collection

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Identifier: MS 061
Abstract: U.S. Civil war imprints and currency, various 19th century broadsides, brief histories of Army Generals including U.S. Grant, W.T. Sherman, A.E.Burnside, and others, as well as other ephemera such as Mussolini's shaving kit. This material was collected over a period of years by John H. Wright.
Dates: 1838-1936

Rice University James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy records

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Identifier: UA 114
Overview Records dating from the founding and groundbreaking of Baker Hall and the Institute for Public Policy (October 20, 1994 groundbreaking, Oct. 15, 1997 dedication). Formats include informational booklets, groundbreaking materials, press releases, invitations to events, videotapes of events, and conference materials.
Dates: 1993 - 2014

Richard and Sandra Lauderdale Graham Brazilian Chapbook and Slides Collection

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Identifier: MS 650
Overview The collection consists of fifty-seven inexpensively produced booklets of verse with woodblock print or photo image covers. The booklets are quarto size, 4-3/4” by 6-3/8”, and range in length from eight to forty-eight pages. The content is in verse in stanzas of six, seven, eight, or ten lines. The booklets are examples of a folk art known as literature de cordel, or “string literature,” because of being attached to strings as a means of displaying them for sale. The...
Dates: circa 1960-1990

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

Texas railroad history collection

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Identifier: MS 640
Overview Pamphlets and documents documenting the history of Texas railroad lines such as Houston & Texas Central Railroad Co., Texas & Pacific Railway Co., Texas & New Orleans Railroad Co., Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway Co.
Dates: 1867 - 1935

William Martin Religious Right research collection

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Identifier: MS 537
Overview This collection consists of research materials compiled by William Martin, Rice University professor of sociology, during the course of his research on the Christian religious right in the United States, as well as fundamentalists, fundamentalist education, evangelists such as Billy Graham, and other aspects of conservative Christian organizations. The materials consists of correspondence, notes, videos, transcriptions of video interviews, pamphlets, and books.
Dates: 1975-2000