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W. L. Atwood archaeological letters and map

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Identifier: MS 178
Overview This collection consists of a series of letters and a map annotated by Mr. Atwood concerning his archaeological findings in the Galveston Bay area.
Dates: 1966

Wade biography of Michel B. Menard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 189
Abstract: This collection consists of a biography written by Houston Wade about Michel B. Menard, founder of Galveston. Included are newsclippings about Menard, other Texas personalities, and correspondence to Mr. Wade regarding the Menard family history.
Dates: 1938 - 1939

Waggaman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 394
Overview The Camille Waggaman/Waggaman Family Collection consists largely of photographs and newspaper articles but also includes some personal correspondence and memorabilia. The bulk of the material regards Camille Waggaman and focuses upon her radio career (1932-1963) and upon the years after her retirement. Regional or local historians may find these of interest since the Waggamans were among the most prominent plantation families of Louisiana.
Dates: 1841-1977, bulk 1932-63; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1963

Wagman Family photos

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Identifier: MS 799
Overview The Wagman family photos offer a glimpse into the growth of a Jewish family that immigrated from Romania in the early 1900s and made a place for themselves in America. Interconnected with several other Jewish families in the Houston area, the Wagman family photographs fill out the genealogical web that intertwines much of the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1920 - 1955

Waldo Greene collection of Thornton Wilder papers

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Identifier: MS 484
Abstract: This collection is comprised of materials which Waldo Greene, a student of Thornton Wilder's, gathered about Wilder during Wilder's lifetime and up until Greene's death. Included among these materials are correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, playbills, and copies of Wilder's typewritten journals.
Dates: 1928-1994

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

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Identifier: MS 271
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.
Dates: 1868 - 1978

Walter Gardner Hall papers

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Identifier: MS 280
Overview Correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough.
Dates: 1923 - 1990

Walter Spinks collection

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Identifier: MS 825
Overview This collection consists of fliers, posters, photographs, and audio collected or created by Walter Spinks.
Dates: 1970 - 2017

Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973

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Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1838-1973

Walter Widrig papers on the excavation of Via Gabina Villas

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Identifier: MS 079
Abstract: This collection documents the excavation of two suburban Roman villas and a Late Antique granary-barn 14 kilometers directly east from the center of Rome along the Via Gabina, an ancient Roman road. Walter Widrig, Rice University professor emeritus, and Philip Oliver-Smith, Rice University professor emeritus, co-directed this project to shed light on the economic and social changes that took place from the Roman Republic through the Imperial era in the immediate area of Via Gabina. The...
Dates: 1975-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1989

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Universities and colleges 444
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minutes (administrative records) 99
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Rice University 79
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scrapbooks 61
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 58
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Texas -- Houston 51
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videotapes 47
audiotapes 46
newsletters 43
United States 41
awards 41
typescripts 41
World War (1939-1945) 40
Asian Americans 39
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African Americans 38
Folk music -- Texas -- Houston 38
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LGBTQ people 15
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Rice University 228
Rice University. 37
Unknown 31
Huxley, Julian 13
Levy, Vicki Samuels 9
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Rice University -- history. 7
Furman, Joshua, Dr. 6
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
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
Aulbach, Louis 3
Auston, David 3
Autry family 3
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization 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
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
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 2
Baker & Botts 2
Baker & Botts. 2
Baker College (Rice University) 2
Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Baker, Walter Browne, Jr., 1925-1994 2
Bedford, Sybille, 1911-2006 2
Bentsen, Lloyd 2
Bethje, Eliza 2
Black, William 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 Emanu El (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
Eaton, Cyrus Stephen, 1883-1979 2
Eskowitz, Sheryl 2
Fannin, James Walker, 1806?-1836 2
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda 2
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