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Braes Republican Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 601
Overview Donated by active Republicans Dr. and Mrs. Edward C.M. Chen, these club records show the activities of the Braes Republican Women's Club in Houston, such as meeting minutes and detailed scrapbooks featuring photographs of members and various events. The period of time covered by this material includes Dr. Chen’s term of service as Harris County Republican Party Chair. Dr. and Mrs. Chen both appear in this collection, which was maintained by Mrs. Chen. (3 boxes)
Dates: 1980-2011

Brown & Root / George R. Brown Executive Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 488
Overview The bulk of this material consists of business records of the Brown & Root firm and Brown Shipbuilding Co., relating in particular to building projects and joint ventures with other companies such as Zapata Offshore, Texas Gulf Sulphur and ARMCO Steel, as well as internal operations of the firm. Formats include correspondence, internal memos, project site drawings, photographs, reports, notes, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1937-1978

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

City of Bellaire [TX] historical records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 703
Scope and Contents The City of Bellaire [TX] historical records contains reports, documents, meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, audio-visual materials related to municipal issues such as planning and zoning, economic development, elections, and parking.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 2017

Dresel and Spiess families records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 239
Overview This collection consists of several hundred typewritten pages and many photographs of people and places concerning the immigration of Germans into Texas, most notably the Dresel and Spiess families. Most of the material focuses around the middle of the nineteenth century when Gustav Dresel and Hermann Spiess settled in Galveston and Waco Springs, respectively. Clyde H. Porter compiled the material.
Dates: 1785-1914

Eyes of Texas television show episodes and summaries collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 170
Overview Copies of annotated typewritten summaries of Eyes of Texas television episodes 1979-1993 and 2007-2009 as prepared by KPRC-TV, and copies of those episodes in DVD format, beginning Sept. 02, 1978.
Dates: 1979-2009

Gilbert Morris Cuthbertson Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: UA 426
Content Description This donation from the estate of Rice University Prof. Gilbert Cuthbertson contains circa 10,00 books / bound volumes; circa 2,000 photographs; circa 15 audiorecordings; circa 41 cartons of manuscript materials. Subject areas include Texas and Central American history, Rice University history, political science, and more.
Dates: 1500 - 2019

Harry Van Demark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 354
Overview The contents of this collection include the papers and publications of Harry Van Demark. Within the collection are typescript and bound versions of plays and short stories as well as scrap books, articles, and poetry. Van Demark was considered the most prolific writer in the Houston area of his time.
Dates: 1897-1948

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968

Ingeborg H. Larrey photograph collection, 1980-2005

 Collection
Identifier: MS 565
Overview The Ingeborg H. Larrey photograph collection covers a 25-year period between 1980-2005. The collection is primarily Houston musicians and international locations photography, including color slides, prints and photo negatives. (5 boxes)
Dates: 1980-2005

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