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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0390
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0079
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

Weber-Staub-Briscoe architectural ironwork collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0586
Abstract

This collection includes pattern boards (design molds) and metal castings of architectural details such as stair rails, fencing, and other metalwork ornaments manufactured by Weber Iron & Wire Company from the 1930's to the 1990's. Some were designed by architects John F. Staub and Birdsall P. Briscoe. The collection also includes photographs, architectural drawings, reference books, and tools used in the manufacturing process, along with invoices from the company from 1933 to 1987.

Dates: 1909 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0857
Abstract

The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.

Dates: 1912 - 2012

Wendelle Stevens Ufology collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1014
Abstract

This collection documents Stevens' UFO investigations, business history, and communications. There are correspondence files, reference material, cassette tapes, audiovisual materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1970 - 1999

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0876
Abstract

The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.

Dates: 1920 - 2012

W.G. Jameson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0197
Abstract

A letter between two medical doctors in Galveston, Texas, regarding an unnamed patient’s medical condition, 1905.

Dates: 1905

Wharton County Historical Museum collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1089
Abstract

Five boxes containing two Hadassah ledgers (1920s-1940s), five parochet, three photographs, 1908 prayer book and Judaism instruction book, and a wooden replica of the ten commandments document activities that took place in the Wharton County Jewish community from 1868 to 1988.

Dates: 1868 - 1988

Wheatfield and St. Elmo's Fire collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0645
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, schedules, and other items chronicling the musical history of Wheatfield and St. Elmo's Fire.

Dates: 1970-2014

Wilfred S. Dowden "Letters of Thomas Moore" typescript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0349
Abstract

The contents of the typescript are the letters of Thomas Moore 1779-1852, edited by Dr. Dowden. The book entitled The Letters of Thomas Moore is catalogued PR 5056 .A58.

Dates: 1964

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Congregation Beth Yeshurun (Houston, Tex) 5
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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
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Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 4
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 4
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Denn, Meyer 2
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