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Vince Bell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0674
Overview This collection contains news clippings, fliers, journals, photographs, business records, audio, and other items chronicling the musical history of Vince Bell.
Dates: 1960s-2016

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

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Identifier: MS 0271
Overview 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 Spinks collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0825
Overview This collection consists of fliers, posters, photographs, and audio collected or created by Walter Spinks.
Dates: 1970 - 2017

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0390
Overview 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

Weber-Staub-Briscoe architectural ironwork collection

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Identifier: MS 0586
Overview This collection includes pattern boards (design molds) and metal castings of architectural details such as stair rails, fencing, and other metalwork ornaments manufactured by Weber Iron & Wire Company from the 1930's to the 1990's. Some were designed by architects John F. Staub and Birdsall P. Briscoe. The collection also includes photographs, architectural drawings, reference books, and tools used in the manufacturing process, along with invoices from the company from 1933 to 1987.
Dates: 1909 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Wheatfield and St. Elmo's Fire collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0645
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, schedules, and other items chronicling the musical history of Wheatfield and St. Elmo's Fire.
Dates: 1970-2014

William Lukes Collection of Houston Photographic Research Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0531
Overview The collection consists of photographic research materials on Houston, TX, Rice University, and various urban scenes, architectural details, and photographic techniques. It was created by William Lukes in collaboration with Paul Hester during the years 1969 through 1974, when Lukes was an architectural student at Rice University.
Dates: 1969-1974

William Martin Academic Career Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0120
Abstract Collection contains the writings and publications of Dr. Martin’s distinguished career dealing with religion, drug policy, religious fundamentalism and its effect on popular culture/politics, Texas churches, and life as a cancer survivor.
Dates: 1960-1999

William T. Cannady Architectural Projects records

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Identifier: MS 577
Abstract These records include architectural drawings, renderings and project documentation related to the work of William T. Cannady. As a Professor of Architecture at Rice University since 1964, Cannady teaches both undergraduate and graduate design studios, and is a practicing architect.
Dates: 1956 - 2018

William Ward Watkin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0508
Overview Correspondence, photographs, family trees, vital records and other genealogical material related to the Watkin family of Houston, TX (1910s-current) and of Danville, Pennsylvania (late 19th century). William Ward Watkin (1886-1952) was the first Supervising Architect of Rice Institute and the first chair of the Dept. of Architecture at Rice Institute. His daughter, Ray Watkin Strange, is a Rice graduate and significant supporter of Rice University and the Fondren Library.
Dates: 1899-1999

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