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US House committee of Rivers and Harbors pamphlet on the "Improvement of the Houston Ship Channel and Buffalo Bayou".
(Rice University, 1938-01-11)
Written record of Committee on Rivers and Harbors (House of Representatives 75th Congress) on the proposed budget improvements of the Houston Ship Channel and Buffalo Bayou. Maj. Gen. J.L Schley (chief of Engineers, U.S. ...
"Houston Post" newspaper article on diversion of shipping from Texas ports
(Rice University, 1942-10-29)
Newspaper article describing the meetings with Houston area civic, commerce, port, state and national representatives with maritime commission and War Shipping Administrator. Major topic of discussion about diversion of ...
Telegram from J.D. McGovern to Rep. Albert Thomas on Port of Houston worker strike
(Rice University, 1946)
Telegram from J.D. McGovern to Rep. Albert Thomas asking the congressman to intercede on the behalf of port workers and to convince Russell Waite (Houston Port Commissioner) to agree to 15 cent wage increase that strike ...
"Port of Houston" newspaper supplement
(Rice University, 1951-07-12)
Citizen Newspaper supplement on the port of Houston. 10 authored articles and 27 anonymous articles. All articles dealing with some aspect of the port of Houston including international business, labor, volume, personalities, ...
Letter from Col. Joseph Evans to Rep. Thomas on Houston Ship Channel (HSC)
(Rice University, 1937-01-29)
Correspondence between Col. Joseph Evans (chairman of the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District) and U.S. Representative Albert Thomas. This letter from Mr. Evans relates his understanding on why ...
"Houston Chronicle" newspaper article on Federal shipping policy harming the Texas ports
(Rice University, 1944-12-15)
Newspaper article describing the Houston area leaders anger over the Federal shipping policy that relies on only 2 ports (New Orleans, and New York) for war time shipping and how the policy is economically harmful to the ...
Letter from W.N Blanton to Mrs. Albert Thomas on the Texas Gulf Coast Historical Assoc.. Commission of Dr. Marilyn Sibley to write a history of Port of Houston
(Rice University, 1966-03-07)
Letter from port of Houston commissioner W.N. Blanton to Mrs. Albert Thomas. Letter consists of condolences on the passing of her husband U.S. Representative Albert Thomas, and a request for materials dealing with the ...
Letter from W.S. Bellows to U.S. Representative Albert Thomas on making Port of Houston a port of Embarkation in case of atomic attack
(Rice University, 1950-08-11)
Letter from W.S. Bellows (chairman of the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District) to U.S. Representative Albert Thomas. Included in the letter is a listing of the reasons why Mr. Bellows believes the port ...
Houston Post article on 50th anniversary of the Houston Ship Channel
(Rice University, 1964-11-08)
Newspaper article about the history and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the port of Houston.
US Army Corps of Engineers map of the Buffalo Bayou Watershed
(Rice University, 1936)
Topographic watershed map prepared by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of the Buffalo Bayou watershed (Houston, Texas).