Rice University
Dr. Cyrus Smith served as a surgeon in the U.S. Civil War. His papers include his diary, military passes, induction and discharge papers, correspondence, photographs, hospital reports, bills of lading relating to the cotton trade in the 1850s and Smith's thesis from medical school
Rice University
Original personal material and photocopied professional materials relating to economist and foreign policy expert Will Clayton and family, dating from 1897-1998
Rice University
Correspondence, checks, bank statements, receipts, printed material, and other papers, relating to Haynes's activities as a cattle rancher including information on range conditions, cattle market in Fort Worth, Tex., oil, land speculation and litigation concerning land titles, banking, First National Bank of Killeen, and Bell County politics 1914-1922; together with fragment of a World War I diary which describes the last of days in France of a returning soldier
Rice University
Diary recounting Hobbs's trip to Galveston, Tex., in Dec. 1862, participation in the battle of Galveston, Jan. 1, 1863, capture by Confederate forces, criticism of the conduct of Union Comd. William B. Renshaw, time as a prisoner of war, and his exchange; together with Bible containing notes on soldiers' deaths and burials and a rough list of dates of his arrival at various locations
Rice University
Original letters, broadsides, pamphlets, printed materials and books documenting the political and cultural relationships between the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, Spain, and Portugal, beginning with the heyday of nation formation from 1776 to 1815 and ending with the building of the Panama Canal in the early twentieth century. Many of the documents are original government publications such as constitutions, decrees, or presidential and congressional messages, and broadsides and pamphlets serving as public statements regarding the political and social events of the time. Other items of note include George F. Dunham's "A Journey to Brazil on the Good Ship Montpelier," an 1853 first hand description of slavery and plantation life in Brazil, and the first Mexico City printing (1821) of Augustin de Iturbide's Plan de Iguala
Rice University
Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, and notebooks, belonging to members of the Elliott family including Card G. Elliott, Sr.'s journals describing farm life in Kansas and diaries referring to his duties for a railroad; diaries of his wife, Mary Malone Elliott, covering trips to Europe and the Near East; school diary of their daughter, Mary Alice Elliott, while attending Walnut Hill School, Natick, Mass., and Rice Institute, Houston, Tex.; letters from Bonar Law and Craig W. Wadsworth; album kept by Lou Stimson; scrapbook including family history kept by Mary E. Russell Stimson; and Civil War correspondence describing life in Mississippi
Rice University
Journal documenting Lamar's trip from Columbus, Ga., to Brazoria, Tex., including description of the judiciary and many towns in Texas including Goliad, Nacogdoches, San Antonio, San Felipe, San Patricio, and Victoria
Rice University
The Hutcheson and Allied Families Papers consist of letters, photographs, printed matter, genealogy records, and personal family materials. The bulk includes correspondence between family members dating to the 1840s and continuing into the 1990s. The genealogy of the Hutcheson family is very detailed and there is much family history on collateral lines. The Hutcheson family includes prominent Houstonians, attorneys, judges, and statesmen. Allied families such as the Weeden, Pye, Carrington, Codrington, and Barker families also figure prominently in Texas history
Rice University
The collection contains business papers, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of the James Lockhart Autry family. Among the business papers are correspondence and legal briefs from the terms Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of Fidelity Trust Company, and vice-president and general counsel of the American Republics Corporation
Lehigh University - Linderman Library
One booklet measuring 18 x 8 cm bound in black textured leather with silver colored clasp with the word Souvenir stamped on it and gold edged pages. The leather binding is stamped in gold R. H. Sayre, Bethlehem