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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

Gee Family Association papers

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Identifier: MS 1018
Overview The Gee Family Association (GFA) is an organization of generations of Gees and their extended families. This collection includes print materials such as event flyers and programs, genealogies, and circa 20 photographs, primarily regarding the activities of the Gee Family Association in Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1986 - 2018

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 - 2021

Linda Wu and Janita Gee records of the Gee family in Houston

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Identifier: MS 878
Overview This collection includes sources which document Gee restaurants and/or events, the family of Jane and Albert Gee, and activities of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter). Formats include photos (circa 75), letters, plaques, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, brochures, pamphlets.
Dates: 1955 - 2011

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