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Courts

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: TARO subject browse term

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Baldwin letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 166
Overview The letters are legal in nature, and apparently deal with various lawsuits brought by or against Baldwin concerning land and contracts.
Dates: 1846 - 1858

Early Rice Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 101
Abstract: These records include the original William Marsh Rice murder trial records, and the estate records of Rice, founder of Rice Institute, now Rice University. These records relate to the formation of the idea of the Rice Institute and the activities of its first Board of Trustees in the years before Mr. Rice’s death and to the Institute’s formative years just after his death. The outcomes of the legal proceedings documented in these records, which related to significant financial resources and...
Dates: 1844 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1916

Grounding of the S.S. Schroon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 265
Abstract: The papers include investigative reports, correspondence, and ship and crew information in relation to the grounding of the S.S. Schroon while helping the S.S. West Hematite. The S.S. Schroon was an American sea-going vessel invovled in cargo transport.
Dates: 1922 - 1937

Henry J. Dannenbaum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 736
Overview This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, reports, publications, court documents, and organizational materials documenting some of Henry J. Dannenbaum's work as Special Assistant to the Attorney General, investigating violations of the Mann Act (The White-Slave Traffic Act).
Dates: 1910 - 1912

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968

Hutcheson and allied families papers

 Collection
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 Harris Masterson I Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1841-1870

J.W. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 327
Abstract: This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, and memoranda/research notes compiled by J.W. Parker, a lawyer from Taylor, Texas. The documents relate to the case of Charles W. Avery vs. Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co., a case in which Parker represented Avery.
Dates: 1898 - 1914

Michael M. Carroll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 685
Overview The holding consists of a number of articles by Dr. Carroll, as well as lecture notes and transparencies used in his lectures. In addition, Dr. Carroll’s testimony as an expert witness and member of the Nation Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Scientific Research Panel studying exit velocities of various types of baseball bats when striking a pitched ball is included, as are the reports of other expert witnesses in the case of Baum Research and Development Co. Inc. vs. Hiller & Bradsby...
Dates: 1965 - 2015