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Bapsi Sidhwa papers

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Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018

Discover Houston Tours Records

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Identifier: MS 522
Abstract The Discover Houston Tours Records contain information about tours Lord gave around Houston, supplemental material for tour content (including newspaper clippings, brochures, and notes), general information about leading tours, and business documents of her tour company.
Dates: 1988-2013

El Paso Corporation collection

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Identifier: MS 602
Overview This collection contains audio/visual materials, publications, and photographs from the years 1920's-2011 related to El Paso Corporation. The El Paso Corporation system included Coastal Corporation, Colorado Interstate Gas, El Paso Natural Gas, Southern Natural Gas, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, and Ruby Pipeline.
Dates: 1920s - 2011

Houston Jewish History Archive Records

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Identifier: MS 874
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, publicity materials, a statement about the founding of the Houston Jewish History Archive (HJHA), meeting materials, newsletters, and news clippings that feature the work the HJHA is doing to preserve materials belonging to individuals and synagogues in the Houston Jewish community following the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Dates: 2017 - 2019

Houston Jewish History Archive vertical files

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Identifier: MS 772
Overview The collection includes individual files within the Houston Jewish History Archive including materials including: newsclippings, notes, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. The contents are donated by community members and/or gathered by the HJHA staff.
Dates: 1912 - 2020

Ralph Anderson Jr. Papers

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Identifier: MS 413
Overview Houston-born Ralph Anderson Jr. (1923-1990) studied architecture at Rice Institute and earned a bachelor's degree in 1943. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and fought in the Battle of the Bulge where he was wounded and awarded a medal for his bravery. After the war, he returned to Rice and continued his studies in architecture. He joined the architectural firm of Wilson, Morris and Crain and eventually rose to become a partner and later president of the company. The papers cover a...
Dates: 1860-1989; Majority of material found within

Ray Watkin Strange Research Materials for "William Ward Watkin and the Rice Institute"

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Identifier: MS 465
Overview This material covers the architectural career of the Ms. Strange's father, William Ward Watkin, including his private architecture practice and well as his relationship with Rice Institute as Supervising Architect, touching briefly on his personal life. The material was gathered by Ms. Strange and much of it served as research for the book: William Ward Watkin and The Rice Institute by Patrick James Nicholson (published 1991 by Gulf Pub. Co.).
Dates: 1917-1985

Rice University President David W. Leebron Inauguration records

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Identifier: UA 103
Overview Correspondence, calendars of events, event programs, invitations, agendas, mailing lists, minutes, brochures, testimonials and more related to the celebration of the 2004 inauguration of Rice University's seventh president.
Dates: 2004 - 2006

Rice University President's Office Records, Norman Hackerman

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Identifier: UA 067
Overview Correspondence, reports, notes, drafts, memos, etc. created and collected by the Rice University President's Office, (Norman Hackerman, President). These materials reflect the daily business of the President's Office during the years 1969-1985, concerning academics, fundraising, atheltics, administration, research, student life, and planning for Rice's future.
Dates: 1969 - 1985

Sandra Block American Jewish Committee records

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Identifier: MS 780
Overview This collection contains materials pertaining to the Texas Jewish Feminist Conference led by Sandra Block as a part of the American Jewish Committee Houston Branch.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984; 1990-92