Harris Masterson, III papers, 1892-1980, (bulk 1950s-1970s).


Harris Masterson, III papers, 1892-1980, (bulk 1950s-1970s).

The collection totals 87 document boxes and concentrates mainly on Harris Masterson, III's business and philanthropic interests. Dates range from 1892- 1980, bulk 1950-1979, and formats include correspondence, photographs, business and legal documents. Personal and family data are also chronicled. Highlights include Masterson's collecting interest in Texana and construction information on the Masterson house, Rienzi.

37 linear feet.

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Carroll and Harris Masterson Theatrical Productions.

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Masterson family.

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Westmoreland Importers.

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Masterson, Neill T.

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Masterson, Harris 1914-1997

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Harris Masterson, III, native Houstonian and well-known philanthropist, was born July 9, 1914 to Libbie Mary Johnston and Neill Turner Masterson. He attended San Jacinto High School, the New Mexico Military Institute, and Rice Institute during the 1930s and later returned to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1955. Masterson was an intelligence officer during World War II and served as an instructor during the Korean Conflict. In 1951 he married the former Carroll Sterling Cowan. Among...

Rienzi Foundation.

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Masterson, Carroll.

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Houston Presents.

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Houston Council for Retarded Children.

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