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Ann Holmes Fine Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008

Ann Holmes personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0173
Abstract

Ann Holmes personal papers encompass materials outside the scope of her research on her book for Houston's cultural arts. Included are materials from her everyday life--correspondence, awards and honors, social activities, and copies of her articles, columns and reviews.

Dates: 1944 - 2008

Ann Marie Stewart Turner correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0114
Abstract:

The Ann Marie Turner correspondence consists of a collection of letters primarily between Ann Marie Stewart Turner and her husband, James Turner, a Confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War. The remaining correspondence in this collection is amongst Mrs. Turner and other family and friends.

Dates: 1851 - 1913

Arbisser Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0983
Abstract

Five boxes containing a 50th Anniversary quilt, correspondence, news clippings, a scrapbook, a photo album, yearbooks, educational and marketing materials, book: D'vorah Binstok Arbisser - Her Life Through Family and Food, LPs from KTRH radio titled "Congregation Beth Yeshurun," document the history of the Arbisser family and activities they were involved in from the 1956 to 2003.

Dates: 1956 - 2003

Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0535
Abstract:

The Arthur Jones Architectural Records contain information and pictures of projects Jones was involved with in his career with Houston-based Lloyd and Morgan, Lloyd, Jones, and Brewer, and Jones and Fillpot.

Dates: 1936-1989

Askanase Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0776
Abstract

The collection includes one box of personal correspondence, certificates, newspaper and newsletter clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and a scrapbook that document the activities of Reuben Askanase, Hilda Graham Askanase, David Askanase, and Susan Askanase between 1948 and 2013.

Dates: 1948 - 2013

Audrey Jones Beck Papers and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0626
Abstract

The Audrey Jones Beck Papers and Memorabilia consist of 52 linear feet of photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, financial, legal, correspondence, real estate, property, philanthropy, public service, and Museum of Fine Arts Houston records, as well as family records. The dates range from 1860 to 2004. Of note are three clothing ensembles as well as records of artworks purchased for her personal collection that were later donated to MFAH.

Dates: 1860-2004

Aurora I and Owl Satellite records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0381
Abstract

This collection contains details of the original proposal for the Aurora I and Owl research satellites, photographs and video of the project, and papers/publications related to the project.

Dates: 1964 - 1968

Ayers family plantation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0635
Abstract

This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.

Dates: 1850 - 2015

Bapsi Sidhwa papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0885
Abstract

The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.

Dates: 1943 - 2018

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Congregation Adath Yeshurun (Houston, Tex.) 3
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Congregation Shearith Israel (Wharton, Tex) 2
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Fondren Library 2
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Hispanic Association for Cultural Enrichment at Rice (HACER) 2
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Hobby, William Pettus 2
Hobby, William Pettus, Jr. "Bill" 2
Houston Art League 2
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 2
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 2
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
Levy, Vicki Samuels 2
Lovett, H. Malcolm (Henry Malcolm), 1902-1997 2
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Rice University Office of Resource Development 2
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Strange, Ray Watkin Hoagland, 1915-2011 2
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Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation 1
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Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
Allgemeiner Musikverein (Düsseldorf, Germany) 1
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American Freedom Train Foundation 1
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