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Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Dates: 1898-1989

James R. Sims papers, 1924-2002

 Collection
Identifier: MS 596
Abstract: The papers contain documents, photographs and printed material which document the career of James R. Sims, who taught civil engineering at Rice Institute (later Rice University) beginning in 1942 as an instructor, to becoming the Herman and George R. Brown Chair of Civil Engineering until his retirement in 1987. He then served as the Herman and George R. Brown Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering from 1987 until his death in 2009.
Dates: 1924 - 2002

Panhandle Eastern Corp. Historical Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 500
Abstract: The bulk of this material consists of business records of the PanEnergy Corp., relating in particular to the records of the Panhandle Eastern Corp. and Texas Eastern Corp. from the 1920s to the 1990s. Much of the material is related to two corporate histories: From Texas to the East: A Strategic History of Texas eastern Corporation and Gas Pipelines and the Emergence of...
Dates: 1927-1997