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Allen and Morris Business Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS 221
Overview This collection contains the business ledger of the firm of Allen and Morris, showing transactions for services and sundries with various persons and companies, including the Confederate States of America. The firm was located in Prattville, Alabama, and the ledger’s entries date from June 27, 1862 to November 15, 1864.
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Ann Holmes Fine Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS 546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008

Ayers family plantation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 635
Overview This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.
Dates: 1850 - 2015

Baker-Ripley Foundation Records

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Identifier: MS 728
Overview The Baker-Ripley Foundation records document the history and on-going operations of the Foundation through meetings and financial reports, property, legal and administration records.
Dates: 1924 - 2010

Benjamin N. Woodson business diaries

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Identifier: MS 471
Overview The business diaries of Benjamin Woodson, Houston philanthropist, insurance and finance expert, and supporter of education, sports, and the arts, describe his daily business as the chief operating officer of American General, an insurance company founded by Gus Wortham. The diaries range in date from 1954-1979 and describe the growth of this originally small company into one of the largest insurance companies in the world. Subjects include daily business schedule, meeting notes, decisions large...
Dates: 1954-1979

Bobby Joe Moon family genealogy collection

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Identifier: MS 581
Overview Family trees, notes, photographs, correspondence and newsclippings documenting the family history of Bobby Joe Moon, a Houstonian of Chinese American descent.
Dates: circa 1930-2010

Bonner and Howard Families papers

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Identifier: MS 627
Scope and Contents Photographs, correspondence, business records, diaries, scrapbooks and more, documenting the family and business lives of the Bonner and Howard families in Texas in the 20th century.
Dates: 1900-2012

Brochsteins Inc. corporate records

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Identifier: MS 717
Overview Brochsteins Inc. corporate records contains architectural drawings, images, and business records from 1935-2000.
Dates: 1935 - 2000

Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files

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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

Capt. James A. Baker and the Rice Institute papers

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Identifier: UA 200
Abstract: The material in this collection was removed from the Rice Institute Business Manager's Records, dating from circa 1844-1940. It is composed primarily of legal materials, receipts, correspondence, bank records, court case records, and diaries.
Dates: 1844 - 1940

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Abercrombie, James Smither 1
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Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
Allen, Herbert 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
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Autrey, Lynette Schneider 1
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Brochsteins, Inc. (1935-) 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
Brown Foundation (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown Shipbuilding Company, Inc. 1
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Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 1
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Burchett, J. 1
Butler, George A. 1
Caroline, Princess of Hanover 1
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Chinese American Citizens Alliance 1
Christian, W. G. 1
Cogswell, Edna Maude 1
Cogswell, Frederick 1
Cogswell, William 1
Cohen, Agnes 1
Cohen, Esther 1
Cohen, Robert 1
Community Artists’ Collective 1
Congregation Beth Am (Houston, Tex) 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.). 1
Duncan, Charles William Jr. 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
F.W. Heitmann Company. 1
Farrington, William G. 1
Fenberg, Steven 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda 1
Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company 1
Fondren Library 1
Fondren, Ella F. 1
French, , Richard J. 1
Furman, Joshua, Dr. 1
Gavrila, Edward J. 1
General American Life Insurance Company 1
General American Life Insurance Company. 1
Glass, William S. 1
Hackerman, Norman 1
Hancock, Clifton N., Mrs. 1
Haynes, Parrie 1
Haynes, William Allen 1
Hinton, Milt 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 1
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 1
Holmes, Ann, 1922-2009 1
House, Edward Mandell 1
Houston Grand Opera. 1
Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
Huffington, Roy M. 1
Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) 1
Imperial Sugar Company. 1
Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Jones, Alice Baker 1
KPRC (Radio station : Houston, Tex.). 1
KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.). 1
Kelley Industries, Inc. 1
Kempthorne, Thomas 1
Kessel, Marion 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
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