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Edward C.M. Chen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0561
Abstract

Materials related to the Edward C.M. Chen family in Houston, Texas, including Chinese language instruction materials by Edward K.T. Chen, newspaper columns written by Edward C.M.Chen, and newsclippings and photocopies of images featuring the Chen family and other Chinese Americans in Houston and Texas. (1 box)

Dates: 1920-2010

Edward W. Kelley, Jr. Federal Reserve papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0492
Abstract

Meeting notes, agendas, transcripts and reports mainly related to E.W. Kelley's work on Federal Open Market Committee as Governor for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors.

Dates: 1986-2010

El Paso Corporation collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0602
Abstract

This collection contains audio/visual materials, publications, and photographs from the years 1920's-2011 related to El Paso Corporation. The El Paso Corporation system included Coastal Corporation, Colorado Interstate Gas, El Paso Natural Gas, Southern Natural Gas, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, and Ruby Pipeline.

Dates: 1920s - 2011

Eyes of Texas television show episodes and summaries collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0170
Abstract

Copies of annotated typewritten summaries of Eyes of Texas television episodes 1979-1993 and 2007-2009 as prepared by KPRC-TV, and copies of those episodes in DVD format, beginning Sept. 02, 1978.

Dates: 1979-2009

F.W. Heitmann Company business ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0070
Abstract:

The F. W. Heitmann Company business ledgers contains business materials from the F. W. Heitmann Company. It includes assorted business information and records, including daybooks, journals, monthly reports, business ledgers, account books, registers, balance sheets, invoices, inventories, catalogs, city sales records, and lists of shipments received. Most of the collection is still in its original bindings, in large ledgers. Much of the information is hand-written.

Dates: 1873-1959

Gene & Hedy Lee Chinese community newspapers & photographs, and family records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0556
Abstract Newspaper issues of the Southwest Chinese Journal (cataloged separately), photographs submitted to the newspaper for publication purposes and a small amount of correspondence regarding the Lee Printing Company of Houston, Texas, owned by Gene and Hedy Lee. The newspapers and photographs reflect Chinese culture in Houston during the 1970s and 1980s, including family life, business activities, cultural arts and organizations, news, and special events such as the Miss Chinatown pageants. (1...
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985

George Gee personal papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0721
Abstract

Photographs, certificates, awards and more, documenting the financial and insurance services career of George Gee, who was a member of long time member of the Asian American community in Houston, Texas. George Gee family members and various politicians are pictured.

Dates: 1961-2008

George S. Cohen personal and business papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0063
Abstract:

This collection contains the personal and business papers of George S. Cohen from 1924-1961. Included are tax returns, bank statements, financial records, receipts, and a checkbook. Also included are a green silk tie, a large button, and a photograph of Cohen and several other men.

Dates: 1924-1962

George Tucker letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0196
Abstract

This letter was written by George Tucker in 1836 while he was a professor at the University of Virginia. It was presumably addressed to his bank recording a deposit in the amount of $250 for a future investment.

Dates: 1836-01-15

Gus S. Wortham family and business records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0514
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.

Dates: 1864-1997

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Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Brown family 2
Chen, E. C. M. (Edward C. M.) 2
Chen, Edward Kin Tung 2
Cohen, George S. 2
Hobby, Oveta Culp 2
Hobby, William Pettus 2
KPRC-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.). 2
Kelley, Edward Watson 2
Rice University -- history. 2
Abercrombie, James Smither 1
Acworth, J. 1
Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
Allen, Herbert 1
American Republics Corporation 1
Autrey, Lynette Schneider 1
Autry, Herbert 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Alice Graham 1
Baker, James Addison, 1857-1941 1
Baker, James Addison, Judge 1
Baker-Ripley Foundation 1
Ballew, William V., Jr. 1
Bentsen, Lloyd 1
Brochsteins, Inc. (1935-) 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
Brown Foundation (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown Shipbuilding Company, Inc. 1
Brown, Alice Pratt 1
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 1
Brown, Margarett Root 1
Burchett, J. 1
Butler, George A. 1
Caroline, Princess of Hanover 1
Castaneda, Christopher James 1
Chinese American Citizens Alliance 1
Christian, W. G. 1
Cogswell, Edna Maude 1
Cogswell, Frederick 1
Cogswell, William 1
Cohen, Agnes 1
Cohen, Esther 1
Cohen, Robert 1
Community Artists’ Collective 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
Duncan, Charles William Jr. 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
F.W. Heitmann Company. 1
Farrington, William G. 1
Fenberg, Steven 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda 1
Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company 1
Fondren Library 1
Fondren, Ella F. 1
French, , Richard J. 1
Furman, Joshua, Dr. 1
Gavrila, Edward J. 1
General American Life Insurance Company 1
General American Life Insurance Company. 1
Glass, William S. 1
Hackerman, Norman 1
Hancock, Clifton N., Mrs. 1
Haynes, Parrie 1
Haynes, William Allen 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 1
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 1
House, Edward Mandell 1
Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) 1
Imperial Sugar Company. 1
Jhin family 1
Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Jones, Alice Baker 1
KPRC (Radio station : Houston, Tex.). 1
Kelley Industries, Inc. 1
Kempthorne, Thomas 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
Kirby, John H. 1
Kirkland, John D. (David) 1
Lee, Gene 1
Lee, Hedy, Mrs. 1
Leverich, Charles P. 1
Leverich, William S. 1
Levine, Melvyn 1
Lord, Sandra 1
Martel, Marian 1
Martel, Speros 1
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