Politics and government
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Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
1992 Republican National Convention, Houston Host Committee 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.
Abbie Hoffman Incident oral histories
Identifier: UA 428
Overview This collection contains three interviews conducted by Anna Ta.
Abolición de la esclavitud / Abolition of Slavery in Mexico broadside
Identifier: MS 1025
Overview This collection contains a broadside distributed across the Republic of Mexico by the Mexican Congress in 1837, decreeing the abolition without exception of all slavery in all of the Republic.
Albert Thomas papers
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.
Angela Davis Broadside
Identifier: MS 992
Scope and Contents Single broadside calling for a meeting at the YMCA at 52nd Street and Sansom Street by the West Philadelphia Committee to free Angela Davis and all political prisoners.
Ann Fears Crawford papers
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
Billie Carr political papers
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
Bourne Family scrapbook
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
Braes Republican Women's Club records
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)