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Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 621
Overview This collection comprises the corporate and property records of Jesse H. Jones, as well as research materials for Unprecedented Power by Steven Fenberg. Between 1992 and 1995, Mr. Fenberg and architectural historian Barrie Scardino processed and organized the collection at the behest of Houston Endowment. After their transfer to Rice Univeristy some adjusments were made to the organization and nomenclature, but most of the structure they imposed remains intact. Significant areas covered in the...
Dates: 1836-2008; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990
Identifier: MS 468
Overview Judge Harris Masterson’s papers relate almost exclusively to his legal practice and real estate dealings after he moved from Brazoria County, Texas, to Houston, dating from 1860-1942, bulk 1880-1920.
Dates: 1860-1942, bulk 1880-1920; Majority of material found within
Identifier: MS 669
Overview Research materials in this collection include a list of burials at Olivewood Cemetery, burial maps, and photographs of the tombstone of Richard Allen. The materials date from 2008, when Louis Aulbach was actively volunteering with the cemetery.
Identifier: MS 260
Overview Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.
Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within
Identifier: MS 398
Abstract: The Ricker Papers include the notes and papers related to physicist Norman Hurd Ricker's work in industrial research and in his academic career. The 25 boxes contain Ricker's autobiography, published papers, photographs depicting his experience at Rice University and many of his field expeditions, as well as notes, calculations, and graphs in various media, used in his research and writing.
Identifier: MS 636
Content Description Correspondence, reports, research notes, and photographs created and/or maintained by Mr. Reginald Moore, relating to the history of the Convict Leasing System in Sugar Land, Texas and current efforts to publicly recognize that history. The reports included in this collection are in some cases publicly available, but are difficult to access. Correspondence includes letters and emails between Mr. Moore and various public officials and other interested parties such as archaeologist Fred McGhee.
Identifier: UA 226
Overview These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections. Links to these finding aids are included.
Dates: circa 1840-2010s
Identifier: UA 222
Overview The collection contains records and printed material on the early land holdings and dealings of William Marsh Rice and the Rice Institute in 45 Texas counties and 4 Louisiana parishes. The collection also contains records and printed material concerning early Rice Institute campus construction, legal matters (including judicial settlements and statements), institutional housekeeping (including receipts and invoices from 1891-1907), and campus area property and construction.
Dates: 1830 - 1969
Identifier: MS 688
Overview The personal and professional papers of Roy M. Huffington contain correspondence, photographs, awards, and audio visual materials. His civic duties are the bulk of this collection.
Dates: 1972 - 2009
Identifier: MS 849
Overview The Shirley Wetzel archaeology notes on Nottingham include both primary sources from Wetzel’s work on the 1890 Nottingham Lace Factory site, sources used in identifying archaeological finds, press surrounding the discoveries she made, and materials from her presentation of the work in 2007, such as maps and powerpoint slides.
Dates: 1968 - 2007