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Americas collection

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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

Blanche Harding Sewall Papers

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Identifier: MS 431
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, college materials, pamphlets and programs, materials related to the construction of Sewall residence and the Sewall's Japan trip. The dates for this collection range from 1847 to 1959 with the bulk of the material ranging from 1935 to 1948.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1847-1959

Chabad of Houston collection

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Identifier: MS 833
Overview The Chabad of Houston collection contains materials related to the institution’s many programs, its history, and especially the galas and events celebrating the impact the Chabad has had on the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1990 - 2016

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

Ellington Field research collection

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Identifier: MS 547
Overview This collection contains ten boxes of material related to the history and operation of Ellington Field, also known as Ellington Air Force Base, near Houston, Texas. The majority of the records date from 1917-2007, and include historical research materials, photographs, books, microfilm, postcards, and memorabilia. The foundation of the collection was material assembled by historian Kathryn Black Morrow for the publication of a history of Ellington Field.
Dates: 1917-2009

Ensemble Theatre Records

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Identifier: MS 533
Abstract: This collection contains fifteen boxes of material related to the operation of The Ensemble Theatre in Houston, Texas, including General Records, Administration Records and Financial Records.
Dates: 1983-2008

Friedman Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 832
Overview Made up of mostly class photos from Beth Yeshurun Day school, the Friedman Family papers show David and Rachel Friedman growing up in the tight-knit community formed by Beth Yeshurun’s outreach to Houston Jews.
Dates: 1970 - 2013

Helen Wong Hom World War II Chinese American scrapbook and printed materials

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Identifier: MS 641
Overview This collection includes a scrapbook created by Helen Wong Hom during her time in San Antonio during World War II, associated with the FAB-100 officers and friends. Helen Wong Hom appears to have been associated with the first group of the U.S. Foreign Affairs Bureau's group of 100 Chinese officers who later became known as the FAB-100. Many of these officers served as interpreters, translators, and trained others in aviation and radio mechanics.
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Inez Kaufman Eskowitz papers

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Identifier: MS 788
Overview Focused in the years 1945-1950, the Inez Kaufman Eskowitz papers provide a snapshot from the life of a teenage Jewish girl involved in the issues of her time. An attendee at Beth El religious school and a member of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, Inez attended the Young Judea Annual Convention in 1945. This collection includes school reports, certificates, pamphlets, photographs, and a school assignment from these instances.
Dates: 1945 - 1950