Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 115
Overview This collections consists of photographic views of construction of Meyerland Plaza, and of its tenant businesses. Included also is a series of press clippings detailing the court conflict between a group headed by T.A. Robinson and another by Harris McAshan and Associates to charter a single bank in Meyerland Plaza.
Dates: 1950 - 1984
Identifier: MS 616
Abstract This collection consists of interview transcripts, audio files, program images, and historical documents compiled by JD Doyle. (1 Flash Drive)
Dates: 1979 - 2010
Identifier: MS 845
Overview The collection consists of one box containing a scrapbook of, primarily, Morton Levy's architectural drawings of the proposed renovation to Congregation Brith Shalom's interior, correspondence, newsclippings, and photographs of the congregation's interior from 1986-1996. In addition to the drawings in the scrapbook there are ten prints from Levy's portfolio (1997) of a number of synagogues that he worked on. The rest of the material -- two Congregation Beth Israel bulletins, newsclippings, and...
Dates: 1948 - 1997
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 398
Abstract: The Ricker Papers include the notes and papers related to physicist Norman Hurd Ricker's work in industrial research and in his academic career. The 25 boxes contain Ricker's autobiography, published papers, photographs depicting his experience at Rice University and many of his field expeditions, as well as notes, calculations, and graphs in various media, used in his research and writing.
Identifier: MS 439
Overview This collection contains the personal and academic papers of Houston architect O. Jack Mitchell. Included in the collection are Mitchell’s consulting projects, Houston organizations projects, numerous slides of cities around the world, film reels of lectures, and various other architectural materials.
Identifier: MS 576
Overview The letters of Oliver Messiaen and Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen to Madeleine Forte date from 1978-2001 and give detailed commentary on Olivier Messiaen's life and works as well as the interpretation of his works for piano.
Identifier: MS 459
Overview The Oveta Culp Hobby Papers detail the public life of Hobby, a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt. Gov. and later Governor, William P. Hobby. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1817 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1985
Identifier: UA 212
Overview The Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS) was formed in 1919 when the Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) split and was an active organization at Rice until 1966 when it disbanded. The records consist of a ledger book containing minutes of the society’s meetings (September 23, 1924 – May 14, 1929), newspaper clippings pertaining to various members and alumnae, and several programs and pamphlets of the society’s activities.
Dates: 1919 - 1968
Identifier: MS 638
Overview This collection includes the wealth of documentation identified from across the United States and beyond and assembled for the purpose of the publication of the Papers of Jefferson Davis, a 14-volume set, funded by the NHPRC, and other activities and persons, beginning in the 1960s and running through 2015. Many of the speeches and letters published in the edition, either in full or summarized, are present in this collection as photocopies or on microfilm. Not every document featured in the...
Dates: 1815-2015, bulk 1850-1880; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1880