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    • Landing of the Nicholaus

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    • Black and white photograph of people gathered for the landing of The Nicholaus. Caption on the photo reads: ""Copyright 1920 by Schlueter Houston, Tex.""
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    • Houston City Directory, 1877-1878

    • Maresh files
    • Contains excerpts from the 1877-1878 Houston City Directory that list officers of the city from 1838 to 1877
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Garden Villas

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about the Houston suburb of Garden Villas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Houston's first bank

    • Maresh files
    • Provides a history of Houston's first bank, the Commercial and Agricultural Bank of Houston.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Folklore and Folktales

    • Maresh files
    • These documents contain folklore and folk tales of southern Texas. They describe folk remedies for different illnesses and tell folk stories about Santa Ana and African Americans.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Moody's industrials

    • Maresh files
    • Collection of excerpts from Moody's Manual of Investments that pertain to the Houston-area petroleum industry
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Geology of Harris County

    • Maresh files
    • Contains descriptions of the soil types found in the Houston region, specifically Harris County. Includes bibliography.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Tent Theater

    • Maresh files
    • Contains brief sketch of Houston's Tent Theater and its history.
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    • Street railways and buses

    • Maresh files
    • Contains historical sketch of Houston's system of railroads and bus lines, as well as the origins of the Houston Electric Company.
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    • Rice Insitute

    • Maresh files
    • These papers describe the history of the Rice Institute from the new foundation and endowment for education to the departments on campus in the 1920s. The Rice Institute later became Rice University.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470

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