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Anonymous copybook of sermons, fables and letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 224
Overview This copybook contains handwritten sermons, fables, and letters. Included are: “A letter concerning a consumption,” “The Ambitious Man punished,” Useful and Amusing Conversations,” Useful and wholesome Reflections,” “Reflections on Voltaire’s Semiramis,” “Reflections on our dying Saviour’s Prayer upon the Cross,” and more.
Dates: 1750 - 1760

Libby Prison Inmate Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 113
Abstract: Letter written during the Civil War by an anonymous Union Army prisoner- of-war, dated December18, 1864, and addressed from Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, to United States Senator William Wright of New Jersey, describing his worsening health while held in close confinement in the prison as hostage for a Confederate officer imprisoned in West Virginia, and urging the senator to intercede on his behalf to secure his exchange and release.
Dates: 1864

Rice University Association of Rice Alumni records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 003
Abstract This collection contains records and items related to the Association of Rice Alumni. It includes records and meeting minutes of various alumni committees and boards.
Dates: 1922 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984

Rice University Faculty offprints collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 006
Abstract Faculty offprints, reproductions of individual articles published in scholarly journals, written by Rice University professors, with publication dates ranging from 1897 to 2005.
Dates: 1897-2005

Temple Freda [Bryan, TX] collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 811
Overview The Temple Freda collection is made up of documents, photographs, and news clippings concerning one of the oldest religious buildings in Bryan, Texas. Though used for different things over the years, Temple Freda remains stalwart in its support for the Jewish community in Bryan, interacting with both congregation Beth Shalom, and the A&M Hillel in College Station.
Dates: 1912 - 2006