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Logbook of the Schooner Don Nicholas

Identifier: MS 0572
Scope and Contents

The log reveals the ship’s travel from port to port, touching at Calais; Baltimore; Portland; Santiago, Cuba; New York; among others. Its varied cargo included bushels of corn, molasses, sugar, tobacco, etc.

Dates: 1846-1847

Louis Aulbach Buffalo Bayou research materials

Identifier: MS 0599

Research materials for the 2011 monograph published by Louis Aulbach entitled Buffalo Bayou : An echo of Houston's wilderness beginnings. Formats include typescript drafts of text for the book, notes, and images and copies of primary sources consulted such as photographs, newspaper and journal articles, and more. This is an entirely digital collection, with access facilitated by staff at the Woodson Research Center.

Dates: 2011

Memoranda to British Ship Captains from the Admiralty

Identifier: MS 0204

This is a 38-page handwritten logbook containing dozens of general memos signed by proxy for various British Navy and Marine officers during the time period 1807-1809.

Dates: 1807-1809

Partial Logbook of the Ship Leonidas

Identifier: MS 0570
Scope and Contents

The log covers the period February 10, 1827, through November 19, 1828, and contains daily reports at sea and in port. The initial pages, and those for the months of May and June 1827, are missing. Entries indicate that the ship departed from its usual Charleston to Boston route in August 1828 and sailed for New York, then to Vera Cruz, Mexico, arriving there three months later. The partial logbook contains approximately 60 pages and measures 11” x 16.25”.

Dates: 1827-1828

Rice University Parking Committee records

Identifier: UA 0235

The collection consists of records of the work of the presidentially appointed committee of faculty, staff, and students responsible for planning parking arrangements and policies for the Rice campus. Among the subjects discussed were fees for parking in varied locations, costs of the bus system, and the installation of a traffic light at the Rice Boulevard campus boundary.

Dates: 1996 - 2001

Richard F. Haines Ufology papers

Identifier: MS 0706

The Richard F. Haines Ufology papers includes documents that cover the period between the 1970s and 2010s. It includes personal and professional correspondence, administrative documents of NARCAP and drafts of its research projects, Haines' own drafts and printouts for conference presentations. It also contains a large set of UFO photos with notes and photo analysis, and well as audio tapes with interviews of UFO witnesses, primarily commercial and military pilots.

Dates: 1947 - 2015

U.S.S. Adams logbook

Identifier: MS 0235

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

U.S.S. Tuscarora Midshipman’s logbook

Identifier: MS 0124

The logbook includes a list of the ship’s officers and a day by day account of the Tuscarora’s position, course, speed, and weather conditions as she was engaged in taking Pacific Ocean soundings and in survey work in the South Pacific. In addition crew activities such as painting and cleaning are noted, as are the surveys carried out. Ports visited included Port Lloyd, Bonin Islands; Yokohama and Hakodate, Japan; Samoa; San Francisco; and Honolulu.

Dates: 1864 - 1866

William B. Tragsdorf, Sr. Panama Canal Zone photographs and scrapbook

Identifier: MS 0067

This collection consists of photographs and printed materials concerning the Panama Canal and the Isthmus of Panama, collected by William E. Tragsdorf, an early U.S. civil service employee stationed at the Isthmus of Panama. Dates of materials range from 1905-1934, bulk 1905-1906.

Dates: 1905-1934; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1906

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