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 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Rice University James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 114
Abstract

This collection includes records dating from the groundbreaking, founding, and development including but not limited to booklets, correspondence, financial documents, and news clippings of Baker Hall and the Institute for Public Policy.

Dates: 1993 - 2014

Rice University Julian Huxley Symposium records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0099
Abstract:

Documents related to the planning and execution of the symposium titled "Julian Huxley, Biologist and Statesman of Science" and was held September 25-27,1987 at Rice University. Formats include correspondence, grants proposals, publicity materials, photographs, and audiotapes and transcripts of symposium presentations.

Dates: 1985 - 1988

Roy M. Huffington Naval Papers, 1942-2005

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0611
Abstract

This collection is part of a wider compilation of Roy M. Huffington’s personal and professional papers. These materials encompass his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The materials reflect his continued interest in both the Navy and the history of the conflict. This collection consists of service records, personal correspondence, WWII aerial intelligence photographs, records from various veterans’ organizations, and personal research.

Dates: 1942 - 2005

Samuel Storrow U.S. Civil War Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0192
Abstract:

Two journals kept by Samuel Storrow during the U.S. Civil War, the first while Storrow served as a corporal in the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, 44th Regiment (September 20, 1862-June 18, 1863), and the second while serving in the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Regiment (September 1864- March 1865), during which time he was promoted to first lieutenant; in his entries Storrow describes movements of equipment and troops, camp life, weather, and military actions.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Shannon-Scott family of Texas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0250
Abstract:

The collection, consisting of photocopies of letters, genealogies, military documents, newspaper clippings, and modern reproductions of family photographs, pertains to the Texas families of Alexander May Shannon and William B. Scott, Shannon's father in-law. Highlights of the collection are a number of letters written by Shannon and Scott regarding U.S. Civil War battles (including the battle at Galveston) and daily life and living conditions in the army.

Dates: 1848 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1906

Texas Mexico Border Campaign at Camp Stewart photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0085
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs of Camp Stewart at El Paso, Texas, and the infantry- and cavalry-men stationed there in 1916 for the Pershing Expedition in pursuit of Pancho Villa. There are two large framed panoramic views of the camp layout and a scrapbook of 148 mostly sepia snapshots.

Dates: 1916 - 1917

U.S. Civil War National Cemetery letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0264
Abstract:

This collection consists of twenty-one letters from various U.S. Civil War military departments to other U.S. military departments, regarding various aspects relating to national cemeteries. These aspects include: the location, construction and inspection of national cemeteries, requests for materials and proposed costs, and reports of appointments and comments of national cemetery superintendents.

Dates: 1867 - 1891

U.S. General Horatio Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0108
Abstract:

Letter written February 12, 1865, by General Horatio Wright (major general of volunteers in the Union Army), probably while at the siege of Richmond, Virginia, and addressed to “My dear Col[onel?]” (addressee's name is Col. Edward H. Wright, Newark, N.J., appearing below General Wright's signature), in which he tells of family news while on a recent leave, mentions troop activity following an unspecified ‘late movement’ of troops in the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1865

U.S.S. Tuscarora Midshipman’s logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0124
Abstract:

The logbook includes a list of the ship’s officers and a day by day account of the Tuscarora’s position, course, speed, and weather conditions as she was engaged in taking Pacific Ocean soundings and in survey work in the South Pacific. In addition crew activities such as painting and cleaning are noted, as are the surveys carried out. Ports visited included Port Lloyd, Bonin Islands; Yokohama and Hakodate, Japan; Samoa; San Francisco; and Honolulu.

Dates: 1864 - 1866

W. H. Brooker U.S. Civil War diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0126
Abstract

The diary of W.H. Brooker is a small (3 1/2" × 2"× 1/4") leatherbound booklet in which annotations in pencil have been made. Most of the entries date from 6 October 1863 to 22 June 1864.

Dates: 1863 - 1866