Walter Gardner Hall Texas Democrats papers, 1923-1990 (MS 280)
The digital objects here form a small representative sample of the original archival collection. The original collection features correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough. See the guide for the original archival collection at http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/manuscripts/0280.
Typescript copy of the Texas Senate Bill 596 legislation authorizing the Galveston Bay Area Authority (1967)Typescript copy of the Texas Senate Bill 596 authorizing the Galveston Bay Area Authority, discussing control of water pollution in the area and prescribing powers of the authority.