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Emigration and immigration

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Greenfield Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0860
Overview The collection consists of one box containing nine letters in Yiddish from Morris Greenfield to his future wife, Bessie Peters (Polycov), in 1915 and one large family photograph with three generation of Greenfields from 1918.
Dates: 1915 - 1918

Henry J. Dannenbaum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0736
Overview This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, reports, publications, court documents, and organizational materials documenting some of Henry J. Dannenbaum's work as Special Assistant to the Attorney General, investigating violations of the Mann Act (The White-Slave Traffic Act).
Dates: 1910 - 1912

Huffington and allied families' papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0883
Abstract This collection includes biographical sketches, legal documents, books, correspondence, and news clippings about individuals related to the Huffington, Coulbourn, Michel, Gough, Brown, Carrington families, and along with other collateral families. The bulk of the collection pertains to Phyllis Gough Huffington’s research into collateral family lines and focuses from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1650 - 1955

Jared Ellison Groce biographical manuscript, 1936

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0179
Abstract: Biographical sketch of Jared Ellsion Groce, one of the Old Three Hundred (Austin's first colony), who emigrated to Texas in January 1822. Time period described ranges from 1782-1836.
Dates: 1936

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 714
Overview This collection which spans 1939 to 2018 includes a 1939-1943 notebook from the Refugee Services Committee which assisted Jews fleeing the Nazi regime in WWII, as well as a variety of photographs of people and events from the Federation's activities in the 1980s. The addendum includes event programs, guides, and one VHS recording.
Dates: 1939 - 2018

John Campbell personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0329
Scope and Contents The John Campbell papers comprise two Hollinger boxes of documents and one of letters.The box containing letters is divided into four categories: (1) letters from Anson Jones to John Campbell, 1845-1850; (2) letters either to or from James Campbell, 1833-1863; (3) a folder containing letters exchanged within the Campbell family, 1832-1906; and (4) three folders containing letters either to or from John Campbell, written to or received from correspondents outside the family circle,...
Dates: 1820 - 1906

Morrison Gunn family letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0151
Abstract: Photocopies of 49 letters to Morrison Gunn from members of his family and various friends. For the most part they are personal, but also include information on the conditions faced by immigrant farmers and the problems of establishing a home.
Dates: 1844 - 1869

Oswald Mueller manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0243
Overview This typewritten manuscript is titled "Seeking the Garden of the World". It is Oswald Mueller’s English translation of Fritz Scheffel’s Deutsche suchen den Garten der Welt. Mueller authors the preface, in which he describes the story as that of the failed German attempt to colonize Texas into a New-Germania.
Dates: 1948

Reinermann, Sandman, Bethje and Quensell families of Harris County papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0339
Overview The papers and miscellaneous material of the Reinermann, Sandman and Bethje families, German immigrants in Harris County, Texas.
Dates: 1841 - 1917

Thomson family of Texas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0288
Abstract: This collection is bound into an 8”x11” spiral binder, and contains typed transcripts of letters and recollections of various members of the Thomson family, describing family business, moves to Texas, general health of Texas colonists, the Mier Expedition, the Texan war for independence. Some accounts are first hand descriptions of participation, such as James Monroe Hill’s account of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Dates: 1832 - 1898