Politics and government
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Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Rienzi Melville Johnston papers
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
Rolland Bradley papers
Identifier: MS 247
Overview This collection contains the papers of Rolland Bradley, Texas State legislator. The collection includes a bound manuscript copy of Bradley’s master’s thesis for the University of Texas on proportional representation in the United States. Also included are several chapters of his book and assorted speeches and pamphlets.
Roy M. Huffington Ambassadorial Papers, 1988-2008
Identifier: MS 617
Overview This collection is part of a wider compilation of Roy M. Huffington’s personal and professional papers. Specifically, these papers encompass Huffington’s appointment and work as Ambassador to Austria, as well as the numerous political, personal, and business connections he made while serving in Vienna.
Rush Moody, Jr. Federal Power Commission records
Identifier: MS 823
Overview The collection consists of materials from and related to the term of Rush Moody, Jr. on the Federal Power Commission from 1971 to 1976.
Dates: 1971 - 1985
Sam Houston papers
Identifier: MS 049
Abstract: Sam Houston was the leader of the Battle of San Jacinto which won Texan independence from Mexico, the first regularly elected president of the Republic of Texas, U.S. Senator from state of Texas, and later Governor of Texas. This collection of letters contains government letters and documents written by Houston, letters to Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military...
Dates: 1821 - 1863
Samuel H. Gardiner papers
Identifier: MS 038
Abstract: This collection consists of 193 letters written to a Long Island attorney, Samuel H. Gardiner, Esq. of Sag Harbor and New York City. The letters give a good picture of the activities of a counselor at law of that period. The majority of the letters concern legal matters; however, some relate to politics, touching on the election campaigns of 1844 and 1848.
Dates: 1839 - 1864
Sara Hickman collection
Identifier: MS 718
Overview This collection consists of business records, photographs, audio, newspaper clippings, and correspondence documenting the music career of Sara Hickman.
Dates: 1978 - 2017
State Legislatures Research Materials
Identifier: MS 530
Overview Research materials compiled by Dr. Keith Hamm, Edwards Professor in the Rice University Dept. of Political Science, dealing with development of specialization in U.S. state legislatures during the 20th century, policymaking, committee voting, interest groups, campaign finance, state laws, and reports.
Stephen K. Swift’s Translation of Ferenc Nagy’s "The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain"
Identifier: MS 012
Abstract: This group of typescripts documents the translation of Ferenc Nagy's "The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain," translated by Stephen K. Swift and published by MacMillan (New York) in 1948. Included in the collection are: the final original Hungarian manuscript; work schedule, a preliminary version and final typescript version of the translation. "The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain" is a significant political and historical narrative. The collection is also an example of the steps involved in...
Sydney Smith papers
Identifier: MS 242
Overview Correspondence from Sydney Smith to, primarily, Archdeacon Francis Wrangham. Other noted correspondent includes George Lamb. Two portraits of Sydney Smith (engraving and lithograph) are included in the collection.
Dates: 1809 - 1843