Texas -- Galveston
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969
Identifier: MS 114
Abstract: The Ann Marie Turner correspondence consists of a collection of letters primarily between Ann Marie Stewart Turner and her husband, James Turner, a Confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War. The remaining correspondence in this collection is amongst Mrs. Turner and other family and friends.
Dates: 1851 - 1913
Identifier: MS 903
Overview The collection consists of one box containing correspondence; books; event materials, including dance programs and wedding invitations; bulletins; newsletters and news clippings; a photograph; and a VHS cassette featuring an interview with 104 year old Lorraine Isaacs Hofeller regarding the 1900 Galveston storm. Materials in the collection range from 1919 to 2002.
Dates: 1919 - 2002
Identifier: MS 241
Abstract Chiefly letters to Louisa (Neumann) Bering, a resident of Houston, Tex., from her brothers and sisters, including letters from her brother, Emil Neumann, describing his service in the Confederate Army, stationed at Fort Eagle Grove (Fort Moore) and Galveston, Tex.; together with clippings and photos. Includes material relating to land in Texas, Bering family, and Little Rock, AR, during the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856 - 1886; 1850 - 1955
Identifier: MS 250
Abstract: The collection, consisting of photocopies of letters, genealogies, military documents, newspaper clippings, and modern reproductions of family photographs, pertains to the Texas families of Alexander May Shannon and William B. Scott, Shannon's father in-law. Highlights of the collection are a number of letters written by Shannon and Scott regarding U.S. Civil War battles (including the battle at Galveston) and daily life and living conditions in the army.
Dates: 1848 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1906
Identifier: MS 197
Overview A letter between two medical doctors in Galveston, Texas, regarding an unnamed patient’s medical condition, 1905.