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Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account

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Identifier: MS 0314
Abstract: The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Albert Thomas papers

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Identifier: MS 0262
Abstract: This collection of speeches, correspondences, reports, and photographs documents the work of Albert Thomas, U.S. Representative for Harris County, Texas, from 1936-1966. Albert Thomas was the first Rice Alumnus to serve in Congress. He graduated from Rice Institute in 1920.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

Albert Van Helden academic papers

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Identifier: MS 0443
Overview This collection consists of astronomer Albert Van Helden’s academic papers and encompass his work with various professional organizations, as well as with Rice University related committees and projects.
Dates: 1976-1989

Aldous Huxley letters

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Identifier: MS 0498
Abstract: Personal letters between Aldous Huxley, Maria Huxley, Eva Hermann and Martha Saxton. Letters largely refer to personal topics including the death of Martha Saxton's husband, Gene. Aldous Huxley was the brother of renowned biologist and former Rice Institute faculty member Julian Huxley.
Dates: 1936-1943

Alex Bregman baseball bat

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Identifier: MS 816
Overview This item is a game-used, cracked bat belonging to Alex Bregman with the Houston Astros.
Dates: 2018

Alex J. Dessler Academic Papers

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Identifier: UA 0362
Overview The Alex J. Dessler Academic Papers chroncile primarily the Rice University career of the Professor Emeritus of Space Physics & Astronomy. The bulk of his papers are in the correspondence and publications series. Meeting notes and proposals are detailed, and the visuals show images and drawings used for various presentations and talks. His personal materials follow his career outside of Rice and also include some of his honors.
Dates: 1956 - 2020

Alexander Hobbs Diary and Bible

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Identifier: MS 0370
Abstract: The Hobbs diary records his experiences as a volunteer recruit in New England, his participation in the Battle of Galveston, and his life as a prisoner in Houston, 1862-1863.
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Alexander N. Shipley Military Commissions

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Identifier: MS 0328
Abstract: Five commissions recording the military promotions of Alexander N. Shipley from 2nd Lieutenant (1858) to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1866), and containing either authentic or stamped signatures of U. S. Presidents (James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson); also included is a smaller document relating to Shipley’s promotion to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel .
Dates: 1858 - 1866

Alida Metcalf Academic Papers

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Identifier: UA 0303
Overview The papers include posters made for the History 251 class in the spring of 2012 about life in Rio de Janeiro.
Dates: 2012

Allan Cunningham papers

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Identifier: MS 0320
Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of correspondence to and from art historian Allan Cunningham. The correspondence largley concerns matters connected with Cunningham's numerous publishing projects, including his Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, which appeared between 1829 and 1833. Also included in the collection are three Mss. poems--one perhaps by the Rev. J. Judkins and two by Cunningham.
Dates: 1815 - 1841

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