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Alexander N. Shipley Military Commissions

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Identifier: MS 328
Abstract: Five commissions recording the military promotions of Alexander N. Shipley from 2nd Lieutenant (1858) to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1866), and containing either authentic or stamped signatures of U. S. Presidents (James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson); also included is a smaller document relating to Shipley’s promotion to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel .
Dates: 1858 - 1866

Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Papers

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Identifier: MS 741
Overview This collection contains a small number of programs, certificates, booklets, an oral history recording and transcript, and correspondence regarding imminent Jewish Associations in Houston and Aubrey Farb's personal papers from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018

Claude Addison McElroy papers

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Identifier: MS 622
Overview This material primarily consists of correspondence to and from Addison McElroy during the Second World War and immediately thereafter. Included are letters from his friends at Rice, giving insight into wartime life at the Institute. There is also an extensive number of letters from McElroy to his mother and her responses thereto. His naval service is detailed in his official personnel file and sets of orders to various duty stations, as well as material from his wartime service in the...
Dates: 1941-1947

Colonel Cyrus Burnet Smith U.S. Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS 411
Abstract: Dr. Cyrus Smith served as a surgeon in the U.S. Civil War. His papers include his diary, military passes, induction and discharge papers, correspondence, photographs, hospital reports, bills of lading relating to the cotton trade in 1850's and Smith's thesis from Medical School.
Dates: 1856-1958

Confederate Imprint collection

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Identifier: MS 071
Overview Official documents, books, advertisements, religious pamphlets, maps, and various other materials related to life in the Confederacy during the period of the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1855-1879

Dattle Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 835
Overview The Dattle Family papers are made up of certificates, records, and a photo recording the marriage and military service of Phillip Dattle.
Dates: 1939 - 1946

David M. Leff Family papers

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Identifier: MS 754
Overview The collection consists of correspondence regarding Geller/Leff family history, a Leff Brothers Dry Goods 50th anniversary book, David Leff's World War II military records, news clippings of David and Evelyn Leff's engagement and marriage, and family photographs spanning the years 1943 to 2006.
Dates: 1943 - 2006

Fred C. Alter papers

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Identifier: UA 335
Overview The Fred C. Alter papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, Rice notebooks, a personal scrapbook, photographs, and material related to the Robert P. Quin Award.
Dates: 1924 - 2008

Kuntz Louisiana Civil War collection

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Identifier: MS 256
Abstract: Correspondence, military documents, posters, receipts, and clippings chiefly relating to the Civil War in New Orleans and Louisiana. Includes bills of sale and lists of slaves, correspondence to Thomas Overton Moore, governor of Louisiana, and from Jefferson Davis.
Dates: 1811 - 1959

Oveta Culp Hobby papers

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Identifier: MS 459
Overview The Oveta Culp Hobby Papers detail the public life of Hobby, a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt. Gov. and later Governor, William P. Hobby. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1817 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1985