Subject Source: FastScope Note: UF: Photographic film
Found in 335 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 637
Overview The central item in this collection is a remarkable contemporary manuscript report of Robert Schumann's conducting at Dusseldorf, written by W. Wortmann, deputy mayor of Düsseldorf and a leading member of the administration of the Allgemeiner Musikverein (of whose orchestra and chorus Schumann had been appointed director in 1850).
Dates: 1853-1939 (bulk 1853)
Identifier: MS 582
Overview The collection consists of material representing the work of Abraham J. Teplitz, research scientist-engineer at Gulf Oil Research and Development Company, from 1926 through 1966. It includes technical reports either authored or jointly authored by Teplitz, a specialist in the technology of oil well drilling. Also included are two notebooks related to patents and a folder of memorabilia and one of photographs.
Identifier: MS 514
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, awards, memorials and photographs documenting the family and business life of Gus S. Wortham. Wortham was a pioneer in the insurance industry in Texas , founding the American General Life Insurance Company, one of the first multi-line insurance firms, in 1926. Gus S. and Lyndall F. Wortham were very generous philanthropists in Houston, supporting the arts in many ways.
Identifier: MS 747
Overview The collection documents the career of the sculptor, artist and teacher Hannah Holliday Stewart through preliminary records, drawings, photographs and slides, and realia.
Dates: 1960 - 2006
Identifier: MS 1011
Overview One folder containing news clippings, photographs, graduation program and invitation, a senior banquet program, an acceptance letter, and a summary of student expenses documents some of Hannah Rembert's time at Rice Institute from 1936 to 1938.
Dates: 1936 - 1938
Identifier: MS 470
Overview The Harris Masterson III papers concentrate mainly on Masterson's business and philanthropic interests. Dates range from 1892- 1980, bulk 1950-1979, and formats include correspondence, photographs, business and legal documents. Personal and family data are also chronicled. Highlights include Masterson's collecting interest in Texana and construction information on the Masterson house, Rienzi.
Dates: 1892-1980, bulk 1950s-1970s
Identifier: MS 469
Overview These papers cover Houston born chaplain and educator Harris Masterson, Jr.'s life from his schooling through his career with the YMCA. Highlights include correspondence with family members, photographs, school materials and his career.
Identifier: MS 641
Overview This collection includes a scrapbook created by Helen Wong Hom during her time in San Antonio during World War II, associated with the FAB-100 officers and friends. Helen Wong Hom appears to have been associated with the first group of the U.S. Foreign Affairs Bureau's group of 100 Chinese officers who later became known as the FAB-100. Many of these officers served as interpreters, translators, and trained others in aviation and radio mechanics.
Dates: 1944 - 1947
Identifier: MS 519
Overview The Herbert Allen papers include personal holdings, including biographical information, honors and awards, and personal correspondence. In addition papers dealing with his professional activities and patents are included, as are those dealing with his involvement with Rice University. Allen was an inventor and mechanical engineer who graduated from Rice Institute in 1929 where he later served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1938 - 2014
Identifier: MS 697
Overview The collection consists of a range of keepsakes memorializing the lives of Herman and Margarett Root Brown and their family. The oldest in time are the high school senior class yearbook of Herman Brown and a framed loan document bearing his signature. There are many photographs, both formal portraits and small snapshots as well as intermediate size pictures. Among the people featured in addition to Herman, Margarett, and their children are the mother and sisters of Herman and George Brown,...
Dates: 1890 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1965