Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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
Identifier: MS 313
Overview Liberal political writer Frank Harrison Hill served as Editor-in-Chief of the London Daily News from 1870-1886; this collection is comprised of two folders of correspondence, mainly original signed letters sent to Mr. Hill in his capacity as Editor-in-Chief.
Dates: 1870 - 1886
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968
Identifier: MS 751
Overview The collection consists of two boxes of correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, programs, photographic material, and media (VHS, audio cassettes, and cds) that document some of Janice Rubin's activities as a teacher, musician, and photographer within the Houston Jewish community from 1953 to 2015. Also included is a packet of materials provided to Jewish service members during World War II.
Dates: 1941 - 2015
Identifier: MS 781
Overview This collection contains issues of the Jewish Herald-Voice, as well as related correspondence, newsprint and articles, photographs, and a Directory of Jewish Organizations showcasing different aspects of the Jewish community and smaller groups that make it up. "Representing the great and powerful diversity of [the Houston and Texas Gulf Coast Jewish communities,] the Herald unites many thoughts in its weekly pages" (Newspaper owners Samuels and Levy).
Dates: 1928 - 2008
Identifier: MS 725
Overview John T. Jones, Jr. papers document his business dealings through his business and non-profit interests, and public appearances, as well as his personal and family life. Included are correspondence, newsclips, military records, income tax and insurance records, photographs and speeches.
Identifier: UA 357
Abstract These records mostly include the photographs and negatives taken by Rice News photographers, as well as digital image files and copies of individual newspapers.
Dates: 1995 - 2006
Identifier: UA 042
Overview Photocopies of news articles featuring Rice University collected in weekly packet with accompaining indexes.
Dates: 1987 - 2004
Identifier: MS 117
Abstract: Newspapers, clippings, personal correspondence, and photographs relating to the political life and professional life of Rienzi Melville Johnston, co-founder of the Houston Post and Texas and U.S. Senator.
Dates: 1899 - 1926
Identifier: MS 901
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing correspondence, photographs, news clippings, newsletters, event materials, and military documents/materials from Ruth Hutton Fred and her family, spanning from 1928-2013.
Dates: 1928 - 2013