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Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
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Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

Max Freund "Houston Journal" and related editorial papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 325
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence, photos, newsclippings, proofs, and manuscripts of Max Freund, Professor Emeritus of Rice University. The papers relate for the most part to Freund's works, especially Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal, which he edited and translated. Also included are lecture notes on Ireland and Anglo-Irish Literature, a translation of George Moor's "The Wild Goose" as well as translations of other Moore materials, and the published version of his Ph.D. thesis "Die...
Dates: 1904 - 1975

Miramichi House of Clear Lake guest book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 285
Abstract: This guest book is filled with the signatures and comments of guests who visited the Peden family’s lake house in Clear Lake, Texas, called “Miramichi.” There are also several diary entries chronicling important events in the Peden family, as well as events that occurred at Miramichi.
Dates: 1907 - 1934

Miron / Berman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 839
Overview One box of photographs, citizenship documentation, marriage and death records, correspondence, biographical information, education records, military paperwork, and family history and genealogy materials document the lives of some of the Miron / Berman family from 1924 to 1982.
Dates: 1924 - 1982

Morrison Gunn family letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 151
Abstract: Photocopies of 49 letters to Morrison Gunn from members of his family and various friends. For the most part they are personal, but also include information on the conditions faced by immigrant farmers and the problems of establishing a home.
Dates: 1844 - 1869

Osterhout Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 355
Overview Correspondence, drawings, maps, scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers, and other papers, of John Patterson Osterhout (1826-1903), relating to his early life in Pennsylvania, early impressions of Texas, work as a judge, service in the Confederate Army, and leader of the Republican Party in Texas, and of his son, Paul Osterhout (1859-1944), relating to his studies at Baylor University and University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Medicine, activities fighting yellow fever during the digging of the Panama...
Dates: 1836 - 1941; Majority of material found within

Otto Eisenlohr Rice Institute letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 536
Abstract: Correspondence from Rice Institute student Otto Eisenlohr to his high school sweetheart and eventual wife, Gainor Roberts, regarding student life, academics and athletics at Rice Institute, and contemporary newsclippings and photographs.
Dates: 1915-1921

Owen Wister Literary Society (OWLS) Undergraduate and Alumnae records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 059
Overview The collection consists of scrapbooks, minute books, financial records, and other materials relating to the founding and operation of both the Owen Wister Literary Society (OWLS) undergraduate group and the alumnae group, 1927-2002. OWLS was founded in 1924.
Dates: 1927 - 2010

Pallas Athene Literary Society records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 212
Overview The Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS) was formed in 1919 when the Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) split and was an active organization at Rice until 1966 when it disbanded. The records consist of a ledger book containing minutes of the society’s meetings (September 23, 1924 – May 14, 1929), newspaper clippings pertaining to various members and alumnae, and several programs and pamphlets of the society’s activities.
Dates: 1919 - 1968

Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 730
Overview The holding consists of books (both written and owned by Rabbi Schachtel), unpublished sermons and miscellaneous writings, musical compositions, correspondence, newsclippings, transparencies, photographs (both loose and contained in scrapbooks), and architectural drawings and specifications. Also included are records, cassette tapes and reels containing recordings of Rabbi Schachtel speaking on the radio, and memorabilia related to President Lyndon B. Johnson, such as a telegram laminated to a...
Dates: circa 1935-2001

Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 506
Overview The collection consists of the personal papers of Houston philanthropist Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange (1915-2011). The collection includes correspondence, financial, business and estate records and personal memorabilia of Ray Strange. Her father, William Ward Watkin, was Supervising Architect during the construction of the original Rice Institute campus and later the Dean of Architecture at Rice. Mrs. Strange was a friend and generous donor to Rice University for many years. The papers and...
Dates: 1912-2009