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Henry J. Dannenbaum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0736
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, reports, publications, court documents, and organizational materials documenting some of Henry J. Dannenbaum's work as Special Assistant to the Attorney General, investigating violations of the Mann Act (The White-Slave Traffic Act).

Dates: 1910 - 1912

Herbert Allen business and personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0519
Abstract

The Herbert Allen papers include personal holdings, including biographical information, honors and awards, and personal correspondence. In addition papers dealing with his professional activities and patents are included, as are those dealing with his involvement with Rice University. Allen was an inventor and mechanical engineer who graduated from Rice Institute in 1929 where he later served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Dates: 1938 - 2014

Herbert H. Fletcher letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0175
Abstract

This collection contains two letters, one an invitation from Fletcher (then President of the Bell County Historical Society) to S. Walker (one-time city editor of the New York Herald-Tribune) to a Historical Society meeting; the other a rather humorous response from Walker.

Dates: 1958

Herman and Margarett Root Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0697
Abstract The collection consists of a range of keepsakes memorializing the lives of Herman and Margarett Root Brown and their family. The oldest in time are the high school senior class yearbook of Herman Brown and a framed loan document bearing his signature. There are many photographs, both formal portraits and small snapshots as well as intermediate size pictures. Among the people featured in addition to Herman, Margarett, and their children are the mother and sisters of Herman and George...
Dates: 1890 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1965

Hertz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0968
Abstract

Three boxes of photographs, programs, flyers, correspondence, service packets, t-shirts, and newspaper clippings from Congregation Emanu El, Interfaith Charities, the Jewish-Herald Voice, West Houston B'nai B'rith, JCC West Houston, Greene Family Camp, and NFTY document some activities members of the Hertz family were involved in from from 1966-2011.

Dates: 1966 - 2011

Holmes McNeely Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0068
Abstract:

Papers of Holmes McNeely, director of the Rice [University] Owl Band 1951-67, with material including brochures, news clippings, photographs, slides, CDs of Rice Owl Band and Jefferson Davis High School Band concerts under McNeely’s direction, bound volumes of band music, and Rice Owl Band uniforms.

Dates: 1948 - 1968

Houston Book Clubs research materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0521
Abstract:

The Houston Book Clubs Research Materials consist of material from 1993-2007, including interviews, surveys, emails, reports, essays, lists, and correspondence between Elizabeth Long and members of the literary community. The files were compiled by Elizabeth Long during her study of the role of women's reading groups for her 2003 book "Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life" (University of Chicago Press).

Dates: 1993 - 2007

Houston Philosophical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 076
Abstract: The Houston Philosophical Society was established in 1920 at the University Club in downtown Houston to bring together the intellectual community both on and off campus. Many members of the Rice University community have been invlode as leaders in the society. These records consist of minutes from the Executive Committee and general meetings, notices to members, treasurer's reports and other financial records, rosters and directories, new member nominations, constitutions and procedure...
Dates: 1808 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2004

Howard Hughes Letter to William A. Kirkland

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0027
Abstract:

A letter from Howard Hughes to William A. Kirkland, Board of Trustees, Rice Institute, Dec. 26, 1950, expressing his gratitute for a tribute to engineer Lewis Garfield published by Rice Institute.

Dates: 1950

Huffington and allied families' papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0883
Abstract

This collection includes biographical sketches, legal documents, books, correspondence, and news clippings about individuals related to the Huffington, Coulbourn, Michel, Gough, Brown, Carrington families, and along with other collateral families. The bulk of the collection pertains to Phyllis Gough Huffington’s research into collateral family lines and focuses from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.

Dates: 1650 - 1955

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Congregation Emanu El (Houston, Tex.) 3
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DePelchin Children's Center 2
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Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 2
Hogg, James Stephen, 1851-1906 2
House, Edward Mandell 2
Houston Art League 2
Houston, Sam 2
Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion) 2
Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion) , 1900- 2
Huxley, Aldous 2
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 2
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 2
Huxley, Juliette 2
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 2
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. 2
Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman) 2
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Kinsey, James 2
Long, Elizabeth 2
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Lovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957 2
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McVey, William M. 2
Mitchell, O. Jack 2
Moody, John Wyatt 2
Muir, Andrew Forest 2
Nicholson, Max 2
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhouse), 1913-1994 2
Patten, Robert L. , 1939- 2
Pinero, Arthur Wing, 1855-1934 2
Ragan, Cooper Kirby 2
Rice University School of Architecture 2
Rice University. "R" Association 2
Rice University. Department of Architecture 2
Rice University. Jefferson Davis Association 2
Rice University. Office of the Provost 2
Rice, William Marsh 2
Rice, William Marsh, 1816-1900 2
Strange, Ray Watkin Hoagland, 1915-2011 2
Ulmer, Francita Stuart 2
Watkin, Annie Ray Townsend, 1892-1929 2
Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 2
Abercrombie, John Joseph 1
Abramson, Ida Sue 1
Adams, John A. S. (John Allan Stewart), 1926- 1
Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 1
Akers, William W. 1
Allen, Herbert 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
Allgemeiner Musikverein (Düsseldorf, Germany) 1
Allingham, Helen Paterson 1
Allred, James V. 1
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