Politics and government
Subject Source: FastScope Note: TARO 2.0
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 562
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the official guide and calendar, the Houston Chronicle special convention edition, and numerous give-aways and souvenirs.
Identifier: UA 428
Overview This collection contains three interviews conducted by Anna Ta.
Identifier: MS 262
Abstract: This collection of speeches, correspondences, reports, and photographs documents the work of Albert Thomas, U.S. Representative for Harris County, Texas, from 1936-1966. Albert Thomas was the first Rice Alumnus to serve in Congress. He graduated from Rice Institute in 1920.
Dates: 1937 - 1965
Identifier: MS 518
Abstract: Original letters, broadsides, pamphlets, printed materials and books documenting the 19th century and early 20th century political and cultural relationships between the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, Spain, and Portugal.
Identifier: MS 205
Abstract: The Ann Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas politicians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph.
Dates: 1879 - 1999
Identifier: MS 373
Overview The papers of Billie Carr, political organizer in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, include correspondence, office files, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to her work in the Harris County Democrats, Texas Democrats, Democratic National Committee, New Democratic Coalition, and Billie Carr & Associates.
Dates: 1956 - 2003
Identifier: MS 290
Abstract: This scrapbook contains many clippings, letters, and notes collected by members of the Bourne family, documenting political events and concerns in Tarboro, North Carolina and other locations in the South.
Dates: 1870 - 1903
Identifier: MS 601
Overview Donated by active Republicans Dr. and Mrs. Edward C.M. Chen, these club records show the activities of the Braes Republican Women's Club in Houston, such as meeting minutes and detailed scrapbooks featuring photographs of members and various events. The period of time covered by this material includes Dr. Chen’s term of service as Harris County Republican Party Chair. Dr. and Mrs. Chen both appear in this collection, which was maintained by Mrs. Chen. (3 boxes)
Identifier: UA 261
Overview Event planning documents, correspondence, notes, drafts, press releases, memos, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia created and maintained by Rice University in support of the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, hosted by Rice University.
Dates: 1989 - 1990
Identifier: MS 259
Overview The Chandler Davidson Texas Politics research collection includes material related to Rice Sociology Professor Chandler Davidson’s research into the liberal political movement in Texas. Materials include audio cassette tapes of oral histories (some with transcriptions), correspondence, clippings, research notes, publications, and student research papers. Interviewees include Texas politicians Billie Carr, Ralph Yarborough, Bob Eckhardt, Walter Hall, Sam Rayburn, Margaret Carter, Allan Shivers,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2010