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Steven Fenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0804
Abstract The Steven Fenberg Papers are comprised of books, correspondence, documents, and newsprint relevant to the life of Steven Fenberg--America’s top scholar of influential Houston mogul Jesse H. Jones. Though many of the materials concern Jones, the rest explore Fenberg’s other philanthropic interests and connections with the wider Houston community, such as his patronage of AIDS Foundation Houston and affiliation with Congregation Emanu El. Additionally family records such as World War II...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 2021

Sugar Land and Fort Bend historical papers of Jane McMeans

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0032
Abstract:

Original letters, pamphlets, tabloids, printed materials, books, videos, maps, and photographs documenting the Texas city of Sugar Land during the 19th century and 20th century, including the creation and development of the Imperial Sugar company.

Dates: 1826 - 2007, and undated

Susan and Michael Jhin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1079

Tanglewood / William G. Farrington papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0539
Abstract William G. Farrington, 1901-1967, was a real estate developer of residential and commercial property in the Greater Houston Area. He is especially known for creating Tanglewood, wealthy neighborhood located west of the Galleria area in Houston, Texas. He also was known for creating the Fairmont Park subdivisions and the Post Oak Shopping Center. He served as a director of several Houston area banks and savings and loan associations. The collection contains fives series covering real estate...
Dates: 1937-2000

Teas Nursery Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0567
Abstract

The collection consists of Teas Nursery administrative and financial records, business correspondence, legal files, and advertising and marketing examples. In addition, Teas family records are included.

Dates: 1880s-2010

The New York Deli and Coffee Shop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0875
Abstract

The New York Deli and Coffee Shop collection preserves a glimpse of the titular influential local community nexus. The kosher bagel shop has been passed down through three generations of Kornhaber family and has made its mark on the local populace with its friendly atmosphere and commitment to community service.

Dates: 2002 - 2005

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0271
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.

Dates: 1868 - 1978

Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973

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Identifier: MS 0390
Abstract

The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.

Dates: 1838-1973

William Allen Haynes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0268
Abstract:

Over one half of the collection documents cattle ranching, oil prospecting, and banking in Texas, as well as personal and family life during the Great Depression. The William Allen Haynes collection offers a view of living conditions of a prosperous Central Texas rancher and entrepreneur as well as providing information on conditions in Texas in the first part of the 19th century.

Dates: 1901 - 1953

William M. Rice family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0600
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of business and personal correspondence of three particular descendants of William Marsh Rice and of the spouse of one of them. Also included are a few items from 1929 and 1930 associated with other family members.

Dates: 1880-1941

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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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