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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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

S.L. Wisenberg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0763
Abstract

This collections is made up of congregation Beth Yeshurun Anniversary/Dedication books and two scrapbooks containing photographs, school report cards, programs, newspaper clippings, agendas, and correspondence document the interests and activities of S.L. Wisenberg as a child between 1961 and 2001.

Dates: 1961 - 2001

Small illuminated sacred manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0024
Abstract

Three leaves of rare 13th and 15th century Catholic liturgical manuscripts, hand drawn and beautifully illustrated on vellum.

Dates: ca. 1250-1460

Society of Rice University Women (SRUW) Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0153
Abstract

Records documenting the daily business of the Society of Rice University Women, including membership information, financial records and activity scrapbooks. Formats include membership lists, treasurer’s reports, bank records, meeting minutes, event flyers, scrapbooks, photographs, and yearbooks.

Dates: 1968-2005

Sol B. Weiner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0913
Abstract

The collection consists of one folder consisting of an event program, photographs, and a photocopy from Beth Yeshurun's newsletter, The Message, documents a few events in the life of Sol B. Weiner from 1960 to 1985.

Dates: 1960 - 1985

Sol Schwartz family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0806
Abstract

The Sol Schwartz family collection provides an in-depth look at the experiences of a Jewish family growing up in Houston, particularly through Alex Schwartz’ Autobiography and the Board Minutes he took for Congregation Rodefei Sholom. With its American Mizrachi Women Chapter Directory, Column by Rabbi Segal praising Alex Schwartz, and the Torah awarded Sol Schwartz, the collection showcases multiple family members and their contributions to the Houston Jewish community.

Dates: 1927 - 2008

SOLAR records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 453
Abstract

This collection contains records related to the Society of Latino Alumni of Rice (SOLAR).

Dates: 1999 - 2022

Solly Zuckerman and Julian Huxley letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0056
Abstract Photocopies of correspondence between Solly Zuckerman and Julian Huxley between the years 1931 and 1967 regarding various topics, including: evolution, population controls, various scientists and their works (including Jane Goodall, Zuckerman’s The Social Life of Monkeys and Apes and Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes, Bronowski, A.C. Hardy, and others), revolutionary humanism, the social responsibilities of scientists, the Lunar Society, the Zoological Society of London, the...
Dates: 1931-1967

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Furman, Joshua, Dr. 9
Levy, Vicki Samuels 9
Rice University -- history. 7
Rice University--residential college system 6
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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