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U.S. General Horatio Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0108
Abstract:

Letter written February 12, 1865, by General Horatio Wright (major general of volunteers in the Union Army), probably while at the siege of Richmond, Virginia, and addressed to “My dear Col[onel?]” (addressee's name is Col. Edward H. Wright, Newark, N.J., appearing below General Wright's signature), in which he tells of family news while on a recent leave, mentions troop activity following an unspecified ‘late movement’ of troops in the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1865

Wade biography of Michel B. Menard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0189
Abstract:

This collection consists of a biography written by Houston Wade about Michel B. Menard, founder of Galveston. Included are newsclippings about Menard, other Texas personalities, and correspondence to Mr. Wade regarding the Menard family history.

Dates: 1938 - 1939

Waggaman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0394
Abstract

The Camille Waggaman/Waggaman Family Collection consists largely of photographs and newspaper articles but also includes some personal correspondence and memorabilia. The bulk of the material regards Camille Waggaman and focuses upon her radio career (1932-1963) and upon the years after her retirement. Regional or local historians may find these of interest since the Waggamans were among the most prominent plantation families of Louisiana.

Dates: 1841-1977, bulk 1932-63; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1963

Waldo Greene collection of Thornton Wilder papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0484
Abstract:

This collection is comprised of materials which Waldo Greene, a student of Thornton Wilder's, gathered about Wilder during Wilder's lifetime and up until Greene's death. Included among these materials are correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, playbills, and copies of Wilder's typewritten journals.

Dates: 1928-1994

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

 Collection
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

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0857
Abstract

The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.

Dates: 1912 - 2012

Wendelle Stevens Ufology collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1014
Abstract

This collection documents Stevens' UFO investigations, business history, and communications. There are correspondence files, reference material, cassette tapes, audiovisual materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1970 - 1999

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0876
Abstract

The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.

Dates: 1920 - 2012

W.G. Jameson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0197
Abstract

A letter between two medical doctors in Galveston, Texas, regarding an unnamed patient’s medical condition, 1905.

Dates: 1905

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