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Weber-Staub-Briscoe architectural ironwork collection

 Collection
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

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0857
Overview The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.
Dates: 1912 - 2012

Wendelle Stevens Ufology collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1014
Overview This collection documents Stevens' UFO investigations, business history, and communications. There are correspondence files, reference material, cassette tapes, audiovisual materials, and photographs.
Dates: 1970 - 1999

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 876
Overview The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.
Dates: 1920 - 2012

W.G. Jameson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0197
Overview A letter between two medical doctors in Galveston, Texas, regarding an unnamed patient’s medical condition, 1905.
Dates: 1905

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

Wilfred S. Dowden "Letters of Thomas Moore" typescript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0349
Overview The contents of the typescript are the letters of Thomas Moore 1779-1852, edited by Dr. Dowden. The book entitled The Letters of Thomas Moore is catalogued PR 5056 .A58.
Dates: 1964

William Addison McElroy family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0428
Overview Family records of the McElroy family of Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1877-1994, bulk 1900-1945

William Allen Haynes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0268
Abstract: Over one half of the collection documents cattle ranching, oil prospecting, and banking in Texas, as well as personal and family life during the Great Depression. The William Allen Haynes collection offers a view of living conditions of a prosperous Central Texas rancher and entrepreneur as well as providing information on conditions in Texas in the first part of the 19th century.
Dates: 1901 - 1953

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0067
Overview 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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Baker, James Addison 5
Congregation Beth Yeshurun (Houston, Tex) 5
Davidson, Chandler 5
Davis, Jefferson 5
Rice, William Marsh 5
United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston (Houston, Tex.) 5
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5
Congregation Adath Yeshurun (Houston, Tex.) 4
Congregation Beth Israel (Houston, Tex.) 4
Hackerman, Norman 4
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 4
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 4
Pitzer, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sanborn) 4
Van Zandt, Townes 4
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 3
Aulbach, Louis 3
Auston, David 3
Autry family 3
Baker, James Addison, 1930- 3
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 3
Chen, E. C. M. (Edward C. M.) 3
Cohen, George S. 3
Confederate States of America. Army 3
Congregation Brith Shalom. (Bellaire, Tex) 3
Congregation Emanu El (Houston, Tex.) 3
Fondren Library 3
Gruber, Ira D., Dr. 3
House, Edward Mandell 3
Houston, Sam 3
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 3
Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion) 3
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 3
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 3
Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman) 3
Long, Elizabeth 3
Lovett, Mary Ellen Hale 3
Matthews, Kathleen S. 3
Rice University--residential college system. 3
Rice University. "R" Association 3
Richards, Ann, 1933-2006 3
Riedel, Brian 3
Smalley, Richard E. 3
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 3
Wilson, Woodrow 3
Adams, John A. S. (John Allan Stewart), 1926- 2
Anderson, Benjamin M. 2
Anderson, Clayton & Co 2
Baker College (Rice University) 2
Baker, Rowena Crawford 2
Baker, Walter Browne, Jr., 1925-1994 2
Bean, Gloria 2
Bedford, Sybille, 1911-2006 2
Bentsen, Lloyd 2
Bethje, Eliza 2
Black, William 2
Block, Linda 2
Bourgeois, Andre 2
Brotzen, Franz R. 2
Brown & Root, Inc. 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Alice Pratt 2
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 2
Brown, Margarett Root 2
Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917 2
Burrus, C. S. (C. Sidney) 2
Caine, Hall, Sir 2
Camfield, William A. 2
Cannady, William 2
Castaneda, Christopher James 2
Castaneda, James A. 2
Catholic Church 2
Chen, Edward Kin Tung 2
Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983 2
Cohen, Esther 2
Cohen, Henry, Rabbi 2
Congregation Adath Emeth (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Adath Israel (Houston, Tex.) 2
Congregation Shearith Israel (Wharton, Tex) 2
Cruikshank, George 2
Cullum, George W. (George Washington) 2
Davies, Joseph Ilott 2
Davis, Varina Howell 2
DePelchin Children's Center 2
Denn, Meyer 2
Dessler, Alexander J. 2
Dickens, Charles 2
Doughtie, Edward 2
Dufour, Reginald J. 2
Dugger, Ronnie 2
Duval, Denise 2
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