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Albert Thomas papers

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Identifier: MS 262
Abstract: This collection of speeches, correspondences, reports, and photographs documents the work of Albert Thomas, U.S. Representative for Harris County, Texas, from 1936-1966. Albert Thomas was the first Rice Alumnus to serve in Congress. He graduated from Rice Institute in 1920.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

American Institute of Architects Houston (AIA Houston) oral history interview collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 603
Overview The collection consists of tape recorded interviews with nine people who were closely familiar with the architectural work of William Ward Watkin. The recordings are in digital mp3 format and on original microcassettes, including the recording equipment with which they were made. No transcripts currently exist for this material. (1 box and digital files)
Dates: 1980-1985

Americas collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 518
Abstract: Original letters, broadsides, pamphlets, printed materials and books documenting the 19th century and early 20th century political and cultural relationships between the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, Spain, and Portugal.
Dates: 1811-1920

Anderson-Greenwood Family History records

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Identifier: MS 534
Overview Benjamin and Mary Greenwood Anderson of Houston, Texas, were experienced genealogists and traveled extensively to collect their family history records, as well as on numerous collateral lines. Family connections reached into the East Coast, Northeast, Midwest, South, and into Europe. Benjamin Anderson founded Anderson-Greenwood and Co. in 1945, intending the company to design and manufacture aircraft. After the Korean War, the firm switched to valve design and developed the first line of...
Dates: 1850-2004

Anderson Todd architectural academic and career papers

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Identifier: UA 314
Overview The architectural papers of Anderson Todd, AIA, cover his academic career at Rice University as well as his private practice in Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1943 - 1995

Andrew Forest Muir papers

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Identifier: MS 017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969

Andy A. Barentine oil exploration photographs

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Identifier: MS 077
Abstract: Photographs of oil exploration in Texas and Louisiana, 1930s-1950s, taken by Shell Oil employee Andy A. Barentine.
Dates: 1927-1977

Ann Holmes Fine Arts Archive

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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

Ann Holmes personal papers

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Identifier: MS 173
Abstract Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.
Dates: 1944 - 2008

Ann Marie Turner correspondence

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Identifier: MS 114
Abstract: The Ann Marie Turner correspondence consists of a collection of letters primarily between Ann Marie Stewart Turner and her husband, James Turner, a Confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War. The remaining correspondence in this collection is amongst Mrs. Turner and other family and friends.
Dates: 1851 - 1913

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