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Military

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
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Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Sir William Sidney Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0267
Abstract: The papers of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith contain letters concerning Smith's brother, John Spencer Smith, who was British ambassador to the Porte at Constantinople in the early 1790s. Correspondents include Robert Liston, British Minister to the United States. Also included is a genealogy of the Smith family, a battle order issued by Smith aboard HMS Tigre during the siege at Acre in 1799, and an invitation to the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.
Dates: 1794 - 1862

Skylander newsletters of 3605th A&E Ellington Air Force Base

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1019
Overview The Skylander Newsletter Collection consists of the Skylander Newsletters created by Editor Don Bell for the members of the Ellington Field Air Force Base’s 3605th Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron. The collection is a complete run from 1999 to 2016.
Dates: 1999-2016

Tania Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 842
Overview The Tania Brown Family Papers feature the wartime record of Frank Brown, shown through correspondence and documents, and Rachel Mayer Brown’s involvement in the Texas Southern Region’s Hadassah Organization through a photo album memorializing her experiences and connections to the larger Jewish Community.
Dates: 1940 - 1997

Texas Governors Letters collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0142
Abstract: This collection contains three letters: two from Governor James Allred of Texas to Emil Hurja of the Democratic National Committee in Washington D.C. (1935-36), and one from Gov. Lawrence Sullivan Ross of Texas to General M. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio (1889). Subjects include thanks for gifts sent and requests for reading materials, and do not relate specifically to Texas politics.
Dates: 1889; 1935 - 1936

Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0064
Abstract Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1893 - 2004

U.S. Army and Navy letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0149
Scope and Contents While the letters are on a number of different topics, many deal with the Sterling Debenture Corporation and stock offerings in the American Telegraphone Corporation. The corporation was founded in 1903 to manufacture the Telegraphone, a magnetic sound recording device invented by Danish engineer Valdemar Poulson. Although several hundred machines were bought by curious scientists, the product was not a commercial success.
Dates: 1828 - 1910

U.S.S. Adams logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0235
Overview Logbook of a cruise of the U.S.S. Adams along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from December 1, 1879 to February 23, 1881, kept by Cadet-Midshipman John H. Gibbons.
Dates: 1879 - 1881

U.S.S. Jamestown logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0234
Overview Journal of a Pacific cruise of the U.S.S. Jamestown from January to June 1882 kept by midshipman J. H. Gibbons
Dates: 1882

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

William Wilkinson Green Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0103
Abstract: Diary written during the U.S. Civil War while Green served in the Union Army (chiefly in Virginia) with the 5th Michigan Infantry Regiment, Army of the Potomac; entries include records of clothing, pay, letters received, and places visited by his regiment while on campaign.
Dates: 1862 - 1865