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General Winfield Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-003
Dates: 1831-1866
Scope and Contents

The 35 items in the Winfield Scott Papers document aspects of the life, military service, and political career of General Scott from 1831 to 1866. The items include letters, general orders, legislative ordinance, maps, sheet music, envelopes, several printed engravings, and a printed mezzotint. A letter addressed to Elisa Wyse from Lieutenant John Wyse, with whom General Scott corresponds, also is included.

Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-001
Dates: 1768-1894
Scope and Contents This 76-item collection mainly consists of letters written to and from Colonel Israel Shreve between the years of 1776 and 1793, with the bulk of the correspondence taking place between the years 1777 and 1780. Most of the correspondence is between Shreve and other officers in George Washington's Continental Army, and was written while Shreve was Colonel of the Second Regiment of New Jersey during the Revolutionary War. The collection is divided into two series, one of the Colonel Israel...

University of Houston Chapter of Society of Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists Records

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Identifier: 1997-014
Dates: 1979-1997
Scope and Contents

The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists Records consist of consists of a variety of administrative files for the University of Houston chapter. Many of the papers are meeting notes and agendas. Materials are arranged thematically at the folder level without series.

Professor Loyd S. Swenson Papers

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Identifier: 1988-002
Dates: 1977-1987
Scope and Contents The processed portion of these papers includes 12 linear feet described in five series. They comprise the editorial files for 100 Years of Science and Technology in Texas, published by Rice University Press in 1986. Professor Swenson, of the University of Houston, and Reverend Leo Klosterman, of the University of St. Thomas, co-edited the work, which was sponsored by Sigma Xi, a scientific research society. The materials date from 1977 to 1987. Included are correspondence with...

Texas Forged Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-002
Dates: 1821-1936; undated
Scope and Contents

The documents in this collection have been identified as forgeries and were exhibited at a Forgery Conference held at the University of Houston Libraries in 1989.

Texas Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-011
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found within 1940-1969
Scope and Contents The Texas Music Collection contains research files on the history of Texas music, particularly musicians and record labels, including the administrative and financial files of Duke/Peacock Records of the Houston area. Newspaper clippings, photographs, financial records, songbooks, and administrative files comprise the research files.The collection is divided into six series, which are arranged in order of volume of material, from most to least represented: Artists; Production and...

This is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale Film Collection

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Identifier: 2010-020
Dates: 1925-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1988
Scope and Contents The This is Our Home, It Is Not for Sale Film Collection contains records covering the full scope of the production of a documentary film. Records cover fundraising activities, releases and contracts, insurance, research materials, production notes and logs, film screenings and festivals, photographs, and posters. The documentary film is available for viewing on DVD in UH Libraries Special Collections and for purchase at ...

Leonor Villegas de Magnón Papers

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Identifier: 2008-015
Dates: 1906-1982
Scope and Contents The papers of Leonor Villegas Magnón are organized into eight series: Correspondence, Biographical material, Publications/Manuscripts, Cruz Blanca documents, Texas and US history and politics, Women’s interests, Mexican history and politics, and Photographs. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and manuscript notes, personal biographical documents, and newspaper clippings. Of particular interest is information about La Cruz Blanca, La unión de progreso y caridad and her...

John C. Walker Texas Counties Collection

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Identifier: 1969-040
Dates: 1818-1907
Scope and Contents

This collection contains legal documents, advertisements, correspondence, and maps from various Texas counties dating from 1818 to 1907. Deeds and tax receipts make up a signififcant portion of the collection. Counties represented include Angelina, Cherokee, Tyler, Nacogdoches, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris. Documents from the Republic of Texas are also included.

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Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Schlumberger Well Services 1
Schwartz, Jon, 1948- 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Shreve, Israel, 1739-1799 1
Shuart, Carey Chenoweth 1
Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists 1
Society of the Sigma Xi 1
Southern Abstract and Title Company 1
Sterling, Ross S., 1875-1949 1
Stewart Title Company 1
Swenson, Loyd S. 1
Texas Company 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. Field Artillery, 131st. Battalion, 2nd 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865) 1
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