Politics and government
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Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 085
Overview The collection consists of photographs of Camp Stewart at El Paso, Texas, and the infantry- and cavalry-men stationed there in 1916 for the Pershing Expedition in pursuit of Pancho Villa. There are two large framed panoramic views of the camp layout and a scrapbook of 148 mostly sepia snapshots.
Dates: 1916 - 1917
Identifier: MS 507
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook that includes the history, lists of members, programs, photographs, and clippings from the Houston, TX Discussion Group. The scrapbook catalogues the club's list of members from 1947-1994. The chronologically arranged folders in box 2 includes annual communications, program information and rosters, 1990-2022.
Dates: 1947 - 2022
Identifier: UA 414
Overview These records consist of materials related to the administration of The Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
Identifier: MS 264
Abstract: This collection consists of twenty-one letters from various U.S. Civil War military departments to other U.S. military departments, regarding various aspects relating to national cemeteries. These aspects include: the location, construction and inspection of national cemeteries, requests for materials and proposed costs, and reports of appointments and comments of national cemetery superintendents.
Dates: 1867 - 1891
Identifier: MS 647
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Vietnamese Americans living in and near Houston, Texas. These interviews are online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/79696.
Identifier: MS 280
Overview Correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough.
Dates: 1923 - 1990
Identifier: MS 293
Abstract: The scrapbook contains a series of newspaper clippings pasted in and over pages of a day-book kept by Myron Downes. Most of the clippings deal with the career of prohibitionist William “Pussyfoot” Johnson.
Dates: 1905 - 1916
Identifier: MS 350
Abstract: This collection consists of a bound typescript of the book "The American Tory", which is the study of the Loyalists (or “Tories”) of the American Revolution.
Identifier: MS 053
Abstract: Correspondence from William Harris Crawford, a lawyer, legislator, diplomat, and statesman.
Dates: 1817 - 1825
Identifier: MS 007
Overview Original personal material and photocopied professional materials relating to economist and foreign policy expert Will Clayton and family, dating from 1897-1998. In addition to serving the U.S. government in a number of capacities, Clayton was in cotton business, and a co-founder of Anderson, Clayton and Company, based in Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1897-1998, Bulk dates 1934-1964; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1964