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Soldiers -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Capt. Edwin Fosha U.S. Civil War letters, 1862-1864

 Collection
Identifier: MS 664
Overview 30 letters and envelopes written by Captain Edwin Fosha to his wife Rebecca Fosha and children in Illinois
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Dick Hedges World War II Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 422
Overview This collection consists of books, magazines, newspapers, clippings, photographs, photograph albums, maps, town plans, reports, writings and memorabilia, which were collected by Dick Hedges while he was serving with the U. S. Army in Europe in World War II.
Dates: 1944-46

Ira Gruber academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 204
Abstract Collection contains the academic writings, professional and personal correspondence, courses taught, and biographical information of Ira Gruber before and while a professor of History at Rice University.
Dates: 1953 - 2021

John T. Jones, Jr. Business and Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 725
Overview John T. Jones, Jr. papers document his business dealings through his business and non-profit interests, and public appearances, as well as his personal and family life. Included are correspondence, newsclips, military records, income tax and insurance records, photographs and speeches.
Dates: 1950-2000

Paul B. Hendrickson World War I collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 694
Overview The Paul B. Hendrickson World War I collection contains correspondence written by Hendrickson to his family back home during his time in service. The letters were to his mother and to the girl next door, Cecil Frances Rife, whom he later married. There is a diary kept during the year he was in France and almost 300 postcards which were sent home either individually or in envelopes.The collection also includes negatives and photographs taken at Camp Parker in Quincy, Illinois, and at...
Dates: 1914-1950; Majority of material found within 1917-1919

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 857
Overview The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.
Dates: 1912 - 2012