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Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0064
Abstract

Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1893 - 2004

Thomas R. Wilson Architectural Career and related papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0904
Abstract

The papers consist of personal papers from Thomas R. Wilson's undergraduate years at Rice, The Peace Corps, and family. His architectural career is featured with sketches, drawings, photographs, clippings, and media.

Dates: 1936 - 2019

Topek/Silverman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0808
Abstract

The collection contains one folder of programs from events at Congregation Emanu El and Brith Shalom; a photograph of Joseph Silverman at the construction site for Houston's first modern skyscraper, the Melrose Building, downtown on the corner of Walker and San Jacinto; a newsclipping about Melvin Silverman's death; and a Beth Yeshurun newsletter.

Dates: 1951 - 1980

Townsend-Burford family of Texas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0511
Abstract

Photographs, correspondence, genealogical charts and notes, newsclippings and printed materials related to the Townsend and Burford families of Texas dating back to pre-Republic of Texas era. The town now known as Round Top, TX, on Cummins Creek, was previously known as Townsend, TX. Many of the Townsend family members participated in the Battle of San Jacinto. Both the Townsends and the Burfords have been very active in civic life.

Dates: 1850-2000

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0585
Abstract

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

Twenty-Six Literary Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0066
Abstract:

The records of the Twenty-Six Literary Club document the activities of this women’s social and philanthropic club established in 1909 by a group of Houston women residing in the Woodland Heights neighborhood. Some members’ daughters became students at the Rice Institute (later University) after it opened in 1912 and continued the Club, expanding its membership over the years and engaging in various community projects, including providing scholarships for young women entering Rice.

Dates: circa 1910-1994

United Orthodox Synagogues records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0712
Abstract

This collection is made up of eight boxes containing books, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, plaques, programs, scrapbooks, videos, and yearbooks from United Orthodox Synagogues spanning from 1935 to 2023.

Dates: 1935 - 2023

U.S. Civil War Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0476
Abstract

These photographs taken during the U.S. Civil War reflect a wide range of battles and sites, although not all are represented. The collection includes 84 photographs mounted on 8″ × 91/2″ boards, many labelled with caption information. The photographs were taken by a variety of photographers, including Mathew B. Brady and Alexander Gardner, and many have been published in "The Photographic History of the Civil War" or which are also available through the National Archives.

Dates: 1861-1865

Vera Prasilova Scott portraiture collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0497
Abstract:

Photographic prints, glass plate negatives and other equipment and supplies related to professional portraiture by Vera Prasilova Scott, mainly dating from 1926-1937 during her time in Houston close to the Rice Institute. Houston and Rice University-related subjects include the Lovett, Baker, Blaffer, Cullinan, Wiess, Hutcheson, Autrey and Sharp families.

Dates: 1926-1937

Waggaman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0394
Abstract

The Camille Waggaman/Waggaman Family Collection consists largely of photographs and newspaper articles but also includes some personal correspondence and memorabilia. The bulk of the material regards Camille Waggaman and focuses upon her radio career (1932-1963) and upon the years after her retirement. Regional or local historians may find these of interest since the Waggamans were among the most prominent plantation families of Louisiana.

Dates: 1841-1977, bulk 1932-63; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1963

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Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 4
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United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston (Houston, Tex.) 4
Baker, James Addison 3
Congregation Adath Yeshurun (Houston, Tex.) 3
Congregation Beth Israel (Houston, Tex.) 3
Congregation Beth Yeshurun (Houston, Tex) 3
Congregation Brith Shalom. (Bellaire, Tex) 3
Congregation Emanu El (Houston, Tex.) 3
Rice University--residential college system. 3
Anderson, Clayton & Co 2
Autry family 2
Baker, James Addison, 1930- 2
Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Baker, Walter Browne, Jr., 1925-1994 2
Block, Linda 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Alice Pratt 2
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 2
Brown, Margarett Root 2
Chen, E. C. M. (Edward C. M.) 2
Chen, Edward Kin Tung 2
Congregation Shearith Israel (Wharton, Tex) 2
Denn, Meyer 2
Eskowitz, Sheryl 2
Fondren Library 2
Grob, Alan, 1932-2007 2
Gruber, Ira D., Dr. 2
Hester, Paul, 1948- 2
Hispanic Association for Cultural Enrichment at Rice (HACER) 2
Hobby, Oveta Culp 2
Hobby, William Pettus 2
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 2
Houston Art League 2
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 2
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 2
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
Levy, Vicki Samuels 2
Lovett, H. Malcolm (Henry Malcolm), 1902-1997 2
Lovett, Martha Wicks 2
Lovett, Mary Ellen Hale 2
Marvins, Edward 2
Marvins, Libby 2
McVey, William M. 2
Rice University Office of Resource Development 2
Rice University. Office of the President 2
Rogers, Karen Hess 2
Strange, Ray Watkin Hoagland, 1915-2011 2
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2
Watkin, Annie Ray Townsend, 1892-1929 2
Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 2
Wiess, Harry Carothers 2
Abercrombie, James Smither 1
Abramson, Ida Sue 1
Actor, Lori K. 1
Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 1
Aker, Joe C., photographer 1
Akers, William W. 1
Allen, Herbert 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
Allgemeiner Musikverein (Düsseldorf, Germany) 1
Alonso, Gabriel 1
Alter, Fred C. 1
Amalya Shandelman Photography 1
American Freedom Train Foundation 1
American Legion 1
American Republics Corporation 1
Anderson, Benjamin M. 1
Anderson, Michael 1
Angel, Debbie 1
Angel, John 1
Anglican Church in North America 1
Arbisser, Micah 1
Armco Steel Corporation 1
Armeniades, Constantine D. 1
Armstrong, Dora 1
Arnold, Agnes Cullen 1
Aron, Sheila 1
Arthur, Percy 1
Askanase, Hilda (Graham) 1
Askanase, Reuben 1
Attenborough, David 1
Aulbach, Louis 1
Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller) 1
Autrey, Lynette Schneider 1
Autrey, Robert 1
Autry House (Houston, Tex.) 1
Autry, Hennie 1
Autry, Herbert 1
Autry, James Lockhart, 1830-1862 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
Avalon, Robert 1
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