Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 11 - 20 of 32

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

Houston Hadassah collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 775
Overview This collection consists of two boxes of membership directories from 1955 to 1965 and 1993 to 2002 and two scrapbooks that span the years 1970 to 1976 and one scrapbook from 1981 to 1983 that include newsletters, event invitations, news clippings, marketing material, photographs, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1955 - 2002

Indentured servant contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey

 Collection
Identifier: MS 171
Overview The holding consists of an Indentured Servant Contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey, a parchment document, approximately 23 x 29 inches in size, in English and dated 1761, setting forth the terms of the indenture.
Dates: 1761

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

Logbook of the Brig Dona Maria Thereza

 Collection
Identifier: MS 571
Scope and Contents Approximately 130 pages. The first 80 pages are in Portuguese and cover voyages from Fayal in the Azores to Riga and back to Lisbon, with an additional trip from Fayal to St. Petersburg. The remainder is in English and covers a voyage from Boston to Fayal.
Dates: 1814-1816

Logbook of the Schooner Don Nicholas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 572
Scope and Contents The log reveals the ship’s travel from port to port, touching at Calais; Baltimore; Portland; Santiago, Cuba; New York; among others. Its varied cargo included bushels of corn, molasses, sugar, tobacco, etc.
Dates: 1846-1847

Miron / Berman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 839
Overview One box of photographs, citizenship documentation, marriage and death records, correspondence, biographical information, education records, military paperwork, and family history and genealogy materials document the lives of some of the Miron / Berman family from 1924 to 1982.
Dates: 1924 - 1982

"On the Flogging of Women" commentary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 100
Overview Document is an anonymous commentary on an article appearing in the February 28, 1827 edition of “The Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter” that discussed propositions put forward by Lord Bathurst for reforms in the treatment of enslaved people in the Colonies; in particular, a prohibition of the flogging of women, which failed to pass.
Dates: 1827

Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 570
Scope and Contents The log covers the period February 10, 1827, through November 19, 1828, and contains daily reports at sea and in port. The initial pages, and those for the months of May and June 1827, are missing. Entries indicate that the ship departed from its usual Charleston to Boston route in August 1828 and sailed for New York, then to Vera Cruz, Mexico, arriving there three months later. The partial logbook contains approximately 60 pages and measures 11” x 16.25”.
Dates: 1827-1828

Filtered By

  • Names: Unknown X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Correspondence 9
photographs 6
Jews and Jewish life 5
Social life and customs 5
Military 4