Law and legislation
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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Hutcheson and allied families papers
Identifier: MS 496
Overview The Hutcheson and allied families papers consist of letters, photographs, printed matter, genealogy records, and personal family materials. The bulk includes correspondence between family members dating to the 1840s and continuing into the 1990s. The genealogy of the Hutcheson family is very detailed and there is much family history on collateral lines. The Hutcheson family includes prominent Houston, Texas attorneys, judges, and statesmen. Allied families such as the Weeden, Pye, Carrington,...
Dates: 1836-2007; bulk 1920-1949; Majority of material found within
Judge Clarease Yates papers
Identifier: MS 123
Overview The collection consists of certificates, diplomas, correspondence, and an album of large color photographs. Also included are several framed certificates of recognition and a proclamation honoring Judge Yates.
Dates: 1990 - 2005
Judge Harris Masterson I Papers
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
Judge Peter W. Gray papers
Identifier: MS 417
Overview The Judge Peter W. Gray papers include extensive handwritten documents on several of Gray’s early Texas district court cases, lectures, speeches, and official documents concerning the creation and organization of the Texas Historical Society. Court cases relate to murder, slavery, counterfeiting, the legal nature of circumstantial evidence and self defense; the notes related to these cases are generally Judge Gray’s direction to juries. The speeches include a speech given by Gray at the...
Lee P. Brown professional papers
Identifier: MS 509
Abstract: This collection contains the professional papers of Dr. Lee P. Brown. The papers reflect his professional career as Mayor of Houston (1998-2004), Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (1993-1995), New York City Police Commissioner (1990-1992), Police Chief of Houston, Texas (1982-1990), Public Safety Commissioner of Atlanta, Georgia (1978-1982), and Professor and Scholar at Rice University. Also included in the collection are newsclips, photographs, awards and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-2013
Rice University Police Department realia collection
Identifier: UA 397
Scope and Contents The holding consists of RUPD uniforms and equipment, city and campus traffic citation forms, and the Rice police procedures manual.
Dates: 1970 - 2017
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
Shadyside residential collection
Identifier: MS 704
Overview The materials cover the founding of Shadyside, its deeds restirctions, trustees' reports, legal matters and correspondence.
Dates: 1919 - 1984
Texas Human Rights Foundation records
Identifier: MS 659
Overview This collection comprises records and materials related to the Texas Human Rights Foundation, from 1978 to the mid 1990s.
Dates: 1978 - 1995
William Harrison Hamman papers
Identifier: MS 006
Overview Correspondence, documents, Civil War materials, clippings, and other papers of Hamman including accounts of early Texas historical events and political opinions as well as his legal and business papers regarding oil land, gas, and minerals; together with papers of his wife, Ella Hamman; papers of John Hamman (1879-1966), founder of Hamman Exploration Col, later Hamman Oil and Refining Co., pioneer in the development of mineral resources in Texas, and lawyer specializing in land and corporation...
Dates: 1828-1966, bulk dates 1861-1889; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1889