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Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Allan Cunningham papers
Identifier: MS 320
Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of correspondence to and from art historian Allan Cunningham. The correspondence largley concerns matters connected with Cunningham's numerous publishing projects, including his Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, which appeared between 1829 and 1833. Also included in the collection are three Mss. poems--one perhaps by the Rev. J. Judkins and two by Cunningham.
Dates: 1815 - 1841
Bapsi Sidhwa papers
Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018
Brilliant Magazine collection
Identifier: MS 560
Overview The Brilliant Magazine Collection consists of all published issues between January 2004 and January 2010.
Dates: 2004 - 2010
Charles A. Somerset Letter, July 30, 1828
Identifier: MS 122
Abstract: This is a handwritten letter dated July 30, 1828 and signed by C.A. Somerset. The letter is addressed to an un-named publisher, in which Somerset refers to a short manuscript sent with the letter and requests addresses for "respectable publishers in the Whig interest."
Clarence R. Wharton papers
Identifier: MS 019
Abstract: The Clarence R. Wharton Papers includes Wharton’s papers, correspondence, research files and manuscripts related to Texas history. The correspondence pertains primarily to the preparation and/or publication of his works, such as "Gail Borden, pioneer," "Wharton's History of Fort Bend County," "Remember Goliad," "L'Archeveque," and others. Also included is manuscript material of other authors.
Claude Houghton papers
Identifier: MS 020
Abstract: The collection contains manuscripts of English novelist and short story writer Claude Houghton's unpublished book "Kingdoms of the Spirit" and an original manuscript of Houghton's published novel "Julian Grant Loses His Way." Also included are correspondence to, from, and about Houghton.
Dates: 1923 - 1961
David Minter Academic Papers
Identifier: UA 215
Abstract The papers of David Minter, Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University until 2002, consist of handwritten notes, typescript papers, and published articles on critical theory and cultural criticism; handwritten notes, typescript papers, and published articles on writers, philosophers, and artists influential in 20th century American literature and 20th century critical theory; and articles on the literature of American minority communities.
Dates: 1868 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999
David Westheimer literary papers
Identifier: MS 345
Overview Contains materials relating to Westheimer's literary work, including manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, reviews, research, and correspondence
Dates: 1940 - 1997
David Westheimer Oral History interview
Identifier: MS 665
Overview This collection contains ten Compact Discs and thirty-two cassette tapes of Professor Philip Napoli's interview with David Westheimer. The interviews were conducted over a two-day span in June of 2002.
Dates: 2002-06-27 - 2002-06-28
Description of Garibaldi's capture at Aspromonte
Identifier: MS 301
Abstract: This volume includes a 5-page description, handwritten by Dumas, of an expedition in 1862 that led General Giuseppe Garibaldi unknowingly into the hands of Italian troops at Aspromonte, where he was taken prisoner along with his sons. It details how the unnamed conspirators pretended to get lost, leading Garibaldi to a cabin where he was captured.