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Linda Wu and Janita Gee records of the Gee family in Houston

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0878
Abstract

This collection includes sources which document Gee restaurants and/or events, the family of Jane and Albert Gee, and activities of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter). Formats include photos (circa 75), letters, plaques, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, brochures, pamphlets.

Dates: 1955 - 2011

Logbook of the Brig Dona Maria Thereza

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0571
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 0572
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

Lynette S. Autrey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0051
Abstract:

This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.

Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978

Lynn Wyatt Scrapbooks and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0550
Abstract

These scrapbooks contain photographs, correspondence, invitations, event programs, news clippings, and memorabilia collected by Lynn Wyatt, documenting her work with charitable and fine arts organizations, leadership as a Houston socialite and best-dressed icon, and international travels.

Dates: 1931-2012

Merchants and Planters Oil Company archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0260
Abstract

Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.

Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within

M.T. Jones Lumber Co. records and business ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0629
Abstract

The M.T. Jones Lumber Co. Records & Business Ledgers, 1890-1920, consist of business records, correspondence, letterpress books, invoices, orders, shipping records, and ledgers for the daily operations and administration of the lumber company for Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado.

Dates: 1880 - 1940

Olmstead Brothers landscaping in Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0172
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, design documents, planting lists, and photographs that cover the history of the gardens designed for J. Robert Neal in Houston from the initial contact of the Olmsted firm to inquiries by the present owners of the property concerning restoration.

Dates: 1931 - 1939

Oveta Culp Hobby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0459
Abstract 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

Patrick James Nicholson research for Mr. Jim: The Biography of James Smither Abercrombie

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0391
Abstract

This collection is composed of research materials and manuscripts of Patrick J. Nicholson for his book Mr. Jim: The Biography of James Smither Abercrombie. Included are photocopies of various articles about J.S. Abercrombie, correspondence concerning Nicholson’s research, notes, and typed copies of the manuscript.

Dates: 1846 - 1982

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Caroline, Princess of Hanover 1
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Chinese American Citizens Alliance 1
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Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
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Imperial Sugar Company. 1
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Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
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KPRC (Radio station : Houston, Tex.). 1
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Kempthorne, Thomas 1
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Kirby, John H. 1
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Lee, Gene 1
Lee, Hedy, Mrs. 1
Leverich, Charles P. 1
Leverich, William S. 1
Levine, Melvyn 1
Lord, Sandra 1
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