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Civil War-era letter from S.M. McAshan to T. W. House

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0034
Abstract: S. M. McAshan wrote this letter to T. W. House in Houston, Texas on July 18, 1864. The letter written during the Civil War concerns two items. First, McAshan asks about correspondence for J. M. Putnam in Eagle Pass. Secondly, he asks about a transaction regarding bagging rope and trim for cotton for Lt. Col. Hutchins. The letter consists of a single sheet of paper, with the handwritten correspondence on one side and the handwritten address on the backside. Affixed near the address is a...
Dates: 1864-07-18

Clarence R. Wharton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0019
Abstract:

The Clarence R. Wharton Papers includes Wharton’s papers, correspondence, research files and manuscripts related to Texas history. The correspondence pertains primarily to the preparation and/or publication of his works, such as "Gail Borden, pioneer," "Wharton's History of Fort Bend County," "Remember Goliad," "L'Archeveque," and others. Also included is manuscript material of other authors.

Dates: 1804-1956

Claude Addison McElroy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0622
Abstract This material primarily consists of correspondence to and from Addison McElroy during the Second World War and immediately thereafter. Included are letters from his friends at Rice, giving insight into wartime life at the Institute. There is also an extensive number of letters from McElroy to his mother and her responses thereto. His naval service is detailed in his official personnel file and sets of orders to various duty stations, as well as material from his wartime service in the...
Dates: 1941-1947

Cleveland Sewall house architectural drawings

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Identifier: MS 0075
Abstract: This collection consists of roughly 180 numbered drawings, including duplicates, on linen, tracing paper, and blueprints of house located at 3456 Inwood Drive (formerly 3460 Inwood Drive) in the exclusive River Oaks subdivision in Houston, Texas, and designed by Cram & Ferguson with Stayton Nunn. The house was completed in 1926. This collection includes renderings, elevations, floor plans, structural and mechanical details of the house, garage, stable and landscaping. There are also a...
Dates: 1923 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1926

Col. Edward M. House correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0263
Abstract

This collection contains a compilation of letters to and from Col. House regarding business deals, financial holdings, and politics. The majority of the letters are addressed to Thomas C. Dunn. Other correspondents include: Dewitt C. Dunn, Secretary McAdoo of the Treasury Department, and Paul M. Warburg. Topics discussed include real estate, federal and regional reserve banks.

Dates: 1896 - 1927

Community Artists' Collective records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0620
Abstract

The Community Artists’ Collective is a Houston-based nonprofit organization which organizes exhibitions for local artists and educational and community development programs for inner-city youths and adults. The collection is largely comprised of photographs, the collection also includes ephemera, newsletters, and records of the Board of Directors.

Dates: 1985-2014

Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records

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Identifier: UA 0366
Abstract The Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records is comprised of submittals, project manager files, material samples, specifications, and drawings from the planning and construction of Duncan Hall. Duncan Hall is the home of several math, science, and engineering departments at Rice University, including the George R. Brown school of Engineering, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics. The building was designed by British architect...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992 - 1996; 1981 - 2002

Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston records

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Identifier: MS 0690
Abstract The majority of these records document the rich exhibition history of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, via the curatorial department and registrar's department files, as well as photographs and catalogs. Administrative records such as Board of Trustees minutes and the Director's correspondence show the mission and vision of the museum over time. Other formats include education department records, special event materials, organizational bylaws and charter, correspondence, policies,...
Dates: 1948 - 2018

Craig Keyzer collection

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Identifier: MS 0972
Abstract

This collection consists of fliers, issues of Public News, and concert recordings on CD.

Dates: 1955 - 1987

Curbside Review collection

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Identifier: MS 0684
Abstract

The magazine-sized literary journal devoted to original poetry was published monthly between 2000 and 2006. This collection includes business files, correspondence, and the published issues.

Dates: 2000 - 2005

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