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Austrian History Yearbook papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 015
Overview This collection includes manuscripts, related correspondence and notes concerning the publication of the Austrian History Newsletter and Yearbook, consisting primarily of the typescripts for articles.
Dates: 1959 - 1977

Bringhurst-Burke Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942

Greek Committee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 133
Overview The correspondence includes letters and post cards from noted liberals of the period in Great Britain. Most are written to the Secretary of the Committee, Lewis Sergeant.
Dates: 1879 - 1897

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

J.D. Sandefer, Jr. tribute

 Collection
Identifier: MS 542
Overview This collection contains a bound volume of many letters of condolence to J.D. Sandefer Jr.’s children. The letters are sent by various bankers, attorneys, businessmen, and the Presidents of Baylor University, Hardin-Simmons University, and Howard Payne University. All of the letters extol Sandefer’s abilities as a businessman, friend, and civic leader.
Dates: 1975

Libby Prison Inmate Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 113
Abstract: Letter written during the Civil War by an anonymous Union Army prisoner- of-war, dated December18, 1864, and addressed from Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, to United States Senator William Wright of New Jersey, describing his worsening health while held in close confinement in the prison as hostage for a Confederate officer imprisoned in West Virginia, and urging the senator to intercede on his behalf to secure his exchange and release.
Dates: 1864

Shearith Israel Congregation collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 738
Overview The collection contains six boxes of correspondence, event materials (including programs, correspondence, and memorabilia), newsletters, bulletins, news clippings, books, photographs, financial documents, sermons, and video and audio material of events that document the history of Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas, from 1921 to 2002.
Dates: 1921 - 2002

Temple Freda [Bryan, TX] collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 811
Overview The Temple Freda collection is made up of documents, photographs, and news clippings concerning one of the oldest religious buildings in Bryan, Texas. Though used for different things over the years, Temple Freda remains stalwart in its support for the Jewish community in Bryan, interacting with both congregation Beth Shalom, and the A&M Hillel in College Station.
Dates: 1912 - 2006

U.S. Army and Navy letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 149
Scope and Contents While the letters are on a number of different topics, many deal with the Sterling Debenture Corporation and stock offerings in the American Telegraphone Corporation. The corporation was founded in 1903 to manufacture the Telegraphone, a magnetic sound recording device invented by Danish engineer Valdemar Poulson. Although several hundred machines were bought by curious scientists, the product was not a commercial success.
Dates: 1828 - 1910

U.S. Civil War National Cemetery letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 264
Abstract: This collection consists of twenty-one letters from various U.S. Civil War military departments to other U.S. military departments, regarding various aspects relating to national cemeteries. These aspects include: the location, construction and inspection of national cemeteries, requests for materials and proposed costs, and reports of appointments and comments of national cemetery superintendents.
Dates: 1867 - 1891

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