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U.S. General Horatio Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 108
Abstract: Letter written February 12, 1865, by General Horatio Wright (major general of volunteers in the Union Army), probably while at the siege of Richmond, Virginia, and addressed to “My dear Col[onel?]” (addressee's name is Col. Edward H. Wright, Newark, N.J., appearing below General Wright's signature), in which he tells of family news while on a recent leave, mentions troop activity following an unspecified ‘late movement’ of troops in the Army of the Potomac.
Dates: 1865

U.S.S. Adams logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 235
Overview Logbook of a cruise of the U.S.S. Adams along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from December 1, 1879 to February 23, 1881, kept by Cadet-Midshipman John H. Gibbons.
Dates: 1879 - 1881

U.S.S. Jamestown logbook

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Identifier: MS 234
Overview Journal of a Pacific cruise of the U.S.S. Jamestown from January to June 1882 kept by midshipman J. H. Gibbons
Dates: 1882

U.S.S. Tuscarora Midshipman’s logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 124
Abstract: The logbook includes a list of the ship’s officers and a day by day account of the Tuscarora’s position, course, speed, and weather conditions as she was engaged in taking Pacific Ocean soundings and in survey work in the South Pacific. In addition crew activities such as painting and cleaning are noted, as are the surveys carried out. Ports visited included Port Lloyd, Bonin Islands; Yokohama and Hakodate, Japan; Samoa; San Francisco; and Honolulu.
Dates: 1864 - 1866

Vera Prasilova Scott portraiture collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 497
Abstract: Photographic prints, glass plate negatives and other equipment and supplies related to professional portraiture by Vera Prasilova Scott, mainly dating from 1926-1937 during her time in Houston close to the Rice Institute. Houston and Rice University-related subjects include the Lovett, Baker, Blaffer, Cullinan, Wiess, Hutcheson, Autrey and Sharp families.
Dates: 1926-1937

Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation oral history interview collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 647
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Vietnamese Americans living in and near Houston, Texas. These interviews are online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/79696.
Dates: 2011

Vietnamese Culture and Science Association event programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 824
Overview The collection consists of programs from annual Youth Excellence Recognition Award luncheons, the 25th anniversary celebration of the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association, newsletters of the association, and a program from a 2004 national conference of the National Alliance of Vietnamese American Service Agencies.
Dates: 1999 - 2018

Vince Bell collection

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Identifier: MS 674
Overview This collection contains news clippings, fliers, journals, photographs, business records, audio, and other items chronicling the musical history of Vince Bell.
Dates: 1960s-2016

von Ronsperger Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 187
Overview This collection is composed of a manuscript book titled “Nur so—kann uns noch geholfen warden!/Humoristischer Lichtbilder – Vortrag zur 35-Jar-Feier der IIIc 1887” written by von Ronsperger and includes several mounted photographs of caricatures. The manuscript is written in German.
Dates: 1922

W. H. Brooker U.S. Civil War diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 126
Overview The diary of W.H. Brooker is a small (3 1/2" × 2"× 1/4") leatherbound booklet in which annotations in pencil have been made. Most of the entries date from 6 October 1863 to 22 June 1864.
Dates: 1863 - 1866

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