Social life and customs
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms || Use For: Manners and customs
Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 796
Overview The collection includes correspondence, certificates, invitations, photographs, booklets, memorabilia and realia that documents Betsy Schreiber's family from 1897 to 1996.
Dates: 1897 - 1996
Identifier: MS 851
Overview The collection contains family photos of the Gor, Chow, and Fong families, with 2 pages of biographical information.
Dates: 1931 - 1976
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 248
Abstract: Seven items ranging in date from 1854 to 1882, consisting of six deeds and one anonymous Resolution against polygamy; the deeds primarily concern property transactions in and around San Antonio, Texas, and the Resolution was drafted for a public meeting against polygamy held February 22, 1882.
Dates: 1854 - 1882
Identifier: MS 890
Overview This collection mainly contains Cal Dean Hill, Jr., Virginia Lee Smith, and their son Howard Hill documenting their time at Rice University.
Dates: 1941 - 1978
Identifier: MS 609
Abstract The collections contains extensive research files on James A. Baker and his family, including biographical, genealogical and law firm, recollections of family members and friends, correspondence and newsclips, as well as numerous photographs of family members, houses and family events. This material was gathered in 2011-2012 by Kate Kirkland in preparation for the publication of her biography of Baker, published in 2012.
Dates: 2011 - 2022
Identifier: MS 249
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.
Dates: 1830 - 1951
Identifier: MS 888
Overview The collection consists mainly of programs for which Carl Cunningham wrote commentary. The materials are in good condition, and range in date from 1965 to 2017.
Dates: 1965 - 2017
Identifier: UA 202
Overview The collection includes a notebook, a scrapbook, photos, newsclippings, minutes, policies, etc. related to the Chaille Rice Literary Society (CRLS). The CRLS was formed in 1950 and disbanded in 1968.
Dates: 1952 - 1968
Identifier: MS 594
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, personal records, genealogy books, memorabilia, audio and visual materials, and ephemera collected by Nancy Cravens Chamberlain and representing the lives of her grandfather, Joseph Stephen Cullinan; her parents, Mary Cullinan and James R. Cravens; and herself and her siblings.
Dates: 1900 - 2010