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Andrew Forest Muir papers

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Identifier: MS 0017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969

Confederate Imprint collection

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Identifier: MS 0071
Overview Official documents, books, advertisements, religious pamphlets, maps, and various other materials related to life in the Confederacy during the period of the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1855-1879

Frank E. Vandiver papers

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Identifier: MS 0348
Overview The papers of Frank Everson Vandiver (1925-), former Professor of History, Acting-President, and Provost of Rice University consist chiefly of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material generated by Vandiver as a historian, writer, teacher, and lecturer at Rice University. See "Related Materials" note for information on Vandiver's records as an administrator.
Dates: 1947 - 1977

J.B. Harris notes on Green’s Texas Brigade

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Identifier: MS 0318
Overview J.B. Harris recounts the capture of his battalion of confederate cavalry outside of New Iberia, Louisiana in 1863. The format switches from verse to letter with many colloquialisms and an overall assumption that the reader is familiar with the subject and persons involved.
Dates: 1863

William Williston Heartsill journal

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Identifier: MS 0035
Abstract: Journal describes Texan Confederate soldier W.W. Heartsill's experiences during the U.S. Civil War, including material related to Texas ranching activities, Indian and Mexican affairs, and botany; the Texas Secession Convention; generals Braxton Bragg, Stonewall Jackson, Joseph E. Johnston, and John W. Whitfield; his work with the W.P. Lane Rangers (later Company F, 2nd Regiment, Texas Calvary); battles of Chickamauga and Vicksburg; prisoners of war; and Confederate Army Trans-Mississippi...
Dates: 1861 - 1866