Politics and government
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Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 458
Overview This collection contains the autographs of Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, and Steven R. Mallory.
Dates: ca. 1870
Identifier: UA 112
Overview Event planning documents, correspondence, notes, drafts, memos, press releases, newsclippings, photographs and memorabilia created and maintained by Rice University in support of the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, hosted by Rice University.
Identifier: MS 194
Overview This collection contains a biographical sketch of Mirabeau Bonparte Lamar written by his secretary, Edward Fontaine. Lamar served as President of the Republic of Texas from 1838 until 1841. Originally opposed to U.S. annexation, he planned a comprehensive system of education; began successful negotiations for recognition by France, England, and Holland; and founded the city of Austin in 1840.
Identifier: MS 184
Overview This collection contains a typed six page manuscript of a speech given by Engelbert Dollfuss, Chancellor of Austria, to the League of Nations on September 27, 1933. The speech is written in German.
Identifier: MS 281
Abstract: The papers of Dickson Fagan (1903-1977), Austin, Texas attorney active in the Democratic Party, include correspondence with both state and national political figures as well as Fagan's personal and business subject files clippings, published materials and notes, dating from 1950-1978.
Dates: 1950 - 1978
Identifier: MS 372
Overview The papers of Frankie Carter Randolph (1894-1972), longtime leader of Texas liberal Democrats, include correspondence, documents, newsclippings, photographs, oral history interviews and other materials that chronicle her political activism in Texas during the 1950s and 1960s. Issues include the Poll Tax, labor law, African Americans, and social programs.
Dates: 1913 - 1983
Identifier: UA 427
Overview This collection consists of materials related to the speech that General Douglas MacArthur delivered at Rice Stadium.
Identifier: MS 342
Abstract: This collection contains typescripts, handwritten notes and correspondence related to the personal and professional life of George W. Whiting, a professor of English at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1925 - 1963
Identifier: MS 587
Abstract: This collection contains the personal files of native Houstonian Gertrude Barnstone, including information on her careers in politics, social activism, education, and art. In addition to newsclippings, magazines, programs, invitations, and posters, the collection also contains numerous photographs of her sculptures and her personal sketchbooks.
Identifier: MS 618
Overview This collection consists of business papers, articles, photographs, and awards created by or about Gordon Quan, immigration lawyer and former Houston City Council member. Also included are articles and items about the Houston community in general and the Houston Asian American community specifically.