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Sir Francis Cowley Burnand Punch magazine correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0130
Overview This collection contains forty-nine letters from Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, British editor of "Punch" magazine,to various people he worked with. The letters span the years 1861-1908
Dates: 1861 - 1908

Sir George Cranfield Berkeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0011
Abstract: The Berkeley collection consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield Berkeley 's command. They include naval appointments, administrative orders, dismissals, discharges, conscription of U.S. seamen, and coordination of supply ships with the British Army. The letters in the collection were written primarily by men associated with the British Admiralty, the British...
Dates: 1808 - 1813; Majority of material found within 1809 - 1811

Sir Hall Caine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0010
Abstract: The collection primarily consists of letters addressed to Sir Hall Caine, a prominent British novelist and secretary to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the poet and painter. Caine lived from May 14, 1853 until August 31, 1931. Caine greatly admired Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite writings and much of the correspondence centers around the movement. Literary themes, especially related to events of the day, predominate the subjects of the letters.
Dates: 1882 - 1947

Sir James Hawkins Whitshed Minute book and Sketchbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0226
Overview This collection consists of a sketchbook and a minute book, both authored by Sir James Hawkins Whitshed, an officer in the British Navy. The sketchbook contains numerous depictions of naval ships and a self-caricature of Whitshed himself. The minute book contains a careful list of letters received and sent by Whitshed, plus a summary of the day’s events during the years 1821-1822.
Dates: 1812 - 1822

Sir John William Phillips Marshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0141
Abstract: Bound volume of transcribed correspondence to and from British Rear Admiral Sir John William Phillips Marshall, CB (1785-1850), during the period of the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) and concurrent War of 1812, including correspondence concerning a court martial related to the capture and destruction of the ship H.M.S. Java by the USS Constitution in 1813.
Dates: 1802 - 1850

Sir Joseph Banks letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0169
Overview This collection contains a letter by Sir Joseph Banks to an unnamed correspondent, sending thanks for four plates and a drawing, and then discussing eleven botanical specimens. There is also a reference to the Royal Society, of which Banks was President for forty-two years.
Dates: 1784

Sir Walter Scott letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0302
Abstract: Consists of two letters signed by Scott. One is dated 12 October 1826 and addressed to Andrew Lang, Esq. and appears to be a cover letter for a cheque. The other is addressed to an unknown recipient and concerns a claim to the Earldom of Stirling by one Humphrey Alexander (or a Humphrey and an Alexander).
Dates: 1826

Sir William Sidney Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0267
Abstract: The papers of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith contain letters concerning Smith's brother, John Spencer Smith, who was British ambassador to the Porte at Constantinople in the early 1790s. Correspondents include Robert Liston, British Minister to the United States. Also included is a genealogy of the Smith family, a battle order issued by Smith aboard HMS Tigre during the siege at Acre in 1799, and an invitation to the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.
Dates: 1794 - 1862

Sklar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0789
Overview The Sklar Family papers contain photographs and certificates relevant to the Sklar family, such as Fred Sklar’s confirmation certificate and bar mitzvah materials. The papers offer a look at institutions such as the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Congregation Beth Jacob, and the ceremonies that tie families and communities together.
Dates: 1930 - 1954

Skylander newsletters of 3605th A&E Ellington Air Force Base

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1019
Overview The Skylander Newsletter Collection consists of the Skylander Newsletters created by Editor Don Bell for the members of the Ellington Field Air Force Base’s 3605th Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron. The collection is a complete run from 1999 to 2016.
Dates: 1999-2016

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Furman, Joshua, Dr. 9
Levy, Vicki Samuels 9
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Rice University. Office of the President 6
Baker, James Addison 5
Congregation Beth Yeshurun (Houston, Tex) 5
Davidson, Chandler 5
Davis, Jefferson 5
Rice, William Marsh 5
United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston (Houston, Tex.) 5
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5
Congregation Adath Yeshurun (Houston, Tex.) 4
Congregation Beth Israel (Houston, Tex.) 4
Hackerman, Norman 4
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 4
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 4
Pitzer, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sanborn) 4
Van Zandt, Townes 4
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 3
Aulbach, Louis 3
Auston, David 3
Autry family 3
Baker, James Addison, 1930- 3
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 3
Chen, E. C. M. (Edward C. M.) 3
Cohen, George S. 3
Confederate States of America. Army 3
Congregation Brith Shalom. (Bellaire, Tex) 3
Congregation Emanu El (Houston, Tex.) 3
Fondren Library 3
Gruber, Ira D., Dr. 3
House, Edward Mandell 3
Houston, Sam 3
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 3
Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion) 3
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 3
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 3
Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman) 3
Long, Elizabeth 3
Lovett, Mary Ellen Hale 3
Matthews, Kathleen S. 3
Rice University--residential college system. 3
Rice University. "R" Association 3
Richards, Ann, 1933-2006 3
Riedel, Brian 3
Smalley, Richard E. 3
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 3
Wilson, Woodrow 3
Adams, John A. S. (John Allan Stewart), 1926- 2
Anderson, Benjamin M. 2
Anderson, Clayton & Co 2
Baker College (Rice University) 2
Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Baker, Walter Browne, Jr., 1925-1994 2
Bean, Gloria 2
Bedford, Sybille, 1911-2006 2
Bentsen, Lloyd 2
Bethje, Eliza 2
Black, William 2
Block, Linda 2
Bourgeois, Andre 2
Brotzen, Franz R. 2
Brown & Root, Inc. 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Alice Pratt 2
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 2
Brown, Margarett Root 2
Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917 2
Burrus, C. S. (C. Sidney) 2
Caine, Hall, Sir 2
Camfield, William A. 2
Cannady, William 2
Castaneda, Christopher James 2
Castaneda, James A. 2
Catholic Church 2
Chen, Edward Kin Tung 2
Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983 2
Cohen, Esther 2
Cohen, Henry, Rabbi 2
Congregation Adath Emeth (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Adath Israel (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Shearith Israel (Wharton, Tex) 2
Cruikshank, George 2
Cullum, George W. (George Washington) 2
Davies, Joseph Ilott 2
Davis, Varina Howell 2
DePelchin Children's Center 2
Denn, Meyer 2
Dessler, Alexander J. 2
Dickens, Charles 2
Doughtie, Edward 2
Dufour, Reginald J. 2
Dugger, Ronnie 2
Duval, Denise 2
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