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Only collections with inventories are listed in alphabetical order. This represents about half of the material in the archives. Please contact the History Center regarding other materials available.
Park, Mrs. S. S. Letter, 1893; 28-0052. 1 item.
Letter to Frank A. Park concerning the role of the Park family in the 1836 “runaway scrape.” Transcription by David Pettus.
Patton, Frank C. Papers, 1878-1934; 78-0019. 4 feet, 2 inches.
Correspondence, day books, promissory notes, college papers, awards, news clippings, real estate records, will and photographs from the first Librarian of the Rosenberg Library.
Pease, Elisha Marshall Speech, 1880; 70-0017. 25 pages.
Published speech delivered by the one-time Governor of Texas who was then collector of the port of Galveston.
Penland, Samuel M. Autograph Album, 1808-1921; 79-0021. 1 volume.
Autographs and letters of eighty of local, national, and international importance.
Performing Arts Enterprises Records, 1966-1975, 1999; 99-0027. 10 inches.
Included are correspondence, minutes, agendas, and financial records. PAE later merged with Galveston College to become the Galveston College Theatre.
Plante, Charles, Jr Papers, 1983-1984; 84-0004. 1 volume.
Research notes on the Willis-Moody residence for the Preservation Technology Group. Also includes background information on the Willis, Moody and Tyndall families.
Political Broadsides and Circulars, 1898-1927; 76-0019. 2 ½ inches.
A collection of local, state and national campaign materials on various topics.
Politics & Elections Scrapbooks, 1931-1935; 83-0033. 3 items.
Clippings regarding elections, Board of City Commissioners meetings, Poll Tax probe and trial of Sanders Davis.
Port of Galveston Papers, 1890-1958; 79-0012. 5 inches.
Reports, correspondence, agreements, clippings and printed documents of the Galveston Wharf Company.
Port of Galveston Scrapbook, 1927-1938; 83-0025. 1 volume.
Promotional brochure photos and captions compiled by the Port of Galveston publicity department.
Preston and Robira Booklet, ca. 1875; 06-0005. 1 item.
Physician’s Dose list of elegant preparations; fluid extracts, etc. prepared and sold by Preston and Robira, druggists in Galveston.
Priestley, William Letter, 1944; 69-0243. 14 pages.
Letter to Mrs. Clare Boothe Luce from Japanese War Prison Camp #3 of Philippine Islands, discussing her visit to Manila prior to war and life of Priestley at prison camp.
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