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Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 413
Overview The Alan Grob academic career records offer insight into the teaching and personal life of Rice University professor of English Alan Grob. Containing a large number of his lecture notes in addition to his writings, university related documents, and documents such as correspondence, photographs, and news articles, the collection helps preserve the memory of his impact at Rice.
Dates: 1961 - 2007
Identifier: MS 370
Abstract: The Hobbs diary records his experiences as a volunteer recruit in New England, his participation in the Battle of Galveston, and his life as a prisoner in Houston, 1862-1863.
Dates: 1861 - 1863
Identifier: MS 534
Overview Benjamin and Mary Greenwood Anderson of Houston, Texas, were experienced genealogists and traveled extensively to collect their family history records, as well as on numerous collateral lines. Family connections reached into the East Coast, Northeast, Midwest, South, and into Europe. Benjamin Anderson founded Anderson-Greenwood and Co. in 1945, intending the company to design and manufacture aircraft. After the Korean War, the firm switched to valve design and developed the first line of...
Identifier: MS 173
Abstract Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.
Dates: 1944 - 2008
Identifier: MS 381
Abstract: Letters received by Anne Wheeler, secretary to the first President of Rice Institute and a travel diary presumed to be written by her.
Dates: 1924 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953
Identifier: MS 274
Abstract: The manuscript diary is by a young German girl from the Saarland area of Germany, possibly from a rich, Catholic family. The bulk of the diary pertains to the girl’s personal life and daily activities; however, comments about conditions in Germany during the war are also found in the work.
Dates: 1939 - 1941
Identifier: MS 282
Abstract: A diary written by Augustus Ehinger during his year in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War.
Dates: 1846 - 1847
Identifier: MS 471
Overview The business diaries of Benjamin Woodson, Houston philanthropist, insurance and finance expert, and supporter of education, sports, and the arts, describe his daily business as the chief operating officer of American General, an insurance company founded by Gus Wortham. The diaries range in date from 1954-1979 and describe the growth of this originally small company into one of the largest insurance companies in the world. Subjects include daily business schedule, meeting notes, decisions large...
Identifier: MS 644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942
Identifier: MS 464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Dates: 1898 - 1989