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Sir George Cranfield Berkeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0011
Abstract: The Berkeley collection consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield Berkeley 's command. They include naval appointments, administrative orders, dismissals, discharges, conscription of U.S. seamen, and coordination of supply ships with the British Army. The letters in the collection were written primarily by men associated with the British Admiralty, the British...
Dates: 1808 - 1813; Majority of material found within 1809 - 1811

Sir James Hawkins Whitshed Minute book and Sketchbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0226
Abstract

This collection consists of a sketchbook and a minute book, both authored by Sir James Hawkins Whitshed, an officer in the British Navy. The sketchbook contains numerous depictions of naval ships and a self-caricature of Whitshed himself. The minute book contains a careful list of letters received and sent by Whitshed, plus a summary of the day’s events during the years 1821-1822.

Dates: 1812 - 1822

Sir John William Phillips Marshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0141
Abstract:

Bound volume of transcribed correspondence to and from British Rear Admiral Sir John William Phillips Marshall, CB (1785-1850), during the period of the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) and concurrent War of 1812, including correspondence concerning a court martial related to the capture and destruction of the ship H.M.S. Java by the USS Constitution in 1813.

Dates: 1802 - 1850

Sir William Sidney Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0267
Abstract:

The papers of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith contain letters concerning Smith's brother, John Spencer Smith, who was British ambassador to the Porte at Constantinople in the early 1790s. Correspondents include Robert Liston, British Minister to the United States. Also included is a genealogy of the Smith family, a battle order issued by Smith aboard HMS Tigre during the siege at Acre in 1799, and an invitation to the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.

Dates: 1794 - 1862

Skylander newsletters of 3605th A&E Ellington Air Force Base

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1019
Abstract

The Skylander Newsletter Collection consists of the Skylander Newsletters created by Editor Don Bell for the members of the Ellington Field Air Force Base’s 3605th Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron. The collection is a complete run from 1999 to 2016.

Dates: 1999-2016

Tania Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0842
Abstract

The Tania Brown Family Papers feature the wartime record of Frank Brown, shown through correspondence and documents, and Rachel Mayer Brown’s involvement in the Texas Southern Region’s Hadassah Organization through a photo album memorializing her experiences and connections to the larger Jewish Community.

Dates: 1940 - 1997

Texas Governors Letters collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0142
Abstract:

This collection contains three letters: two from Governor James Allred of Texas to Emil Hurja of the Democratic National Committee in Washington D.C. (1935-36), and one from Gov. Lawrence Sullivan Ross of Texas to General M. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio (1889). Subjects include thanks for gifts sent and requests for reading materials, and do not relate specifically to Texas politics.

Dates: 1889; 1935 - 1936

Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0064
Abstract

Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1893 - 2004

U.S. Army and Navy letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0149
Scope and Contents

While the letters are on a number of different topics, many deal with the Sterling Debenture Corporation and stock offerings in the American Telegraphone Corporation. The corporation was founded in 1903 to manufacture the Telegraphone, a magnetic sound recording device invented by Danish engineer Valdemar Poulson. Although several hundred machines were bought by curious scientists, the product was not a commercial success.

Dates: 1828 - 1910

U.S.S. Adams logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0235
Abstract

Logbook of a cruise of the U.S.S. Adams along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from December 1, 1879 to February 23, 1881, kept by Cadet-Midshipman John H. Gibbons.

Dates: 1879 - 1881

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