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  • Collection: Dick Dowling Digital Archive

2 page handwritten letter, including the following: "All of the Confederate symbolism that got bantered about at Hebert's so depressed me that after leaving your house I had to correct my thinking by committing a spot of miscegenation."

1 page typed letter on Rice Institute letterhead regarding Muir's essay "Dick Dowling and the Battle of Sabine Pass" and asking: "I am in the midst of organizing the Houston Anti-War Between the States Square Table. May I enroll you as a charter…

1 page typed invitation on Albert Sydney Johnston Camp No. 67 Sons of the Confederate Veterans, Houston, Texas, letterhead. Dr. Andrew Forest Muir is announced as the featured speaker at the dinner, who would be discussing his recent article "Dick…

1 page typed transcription of an obituary for Richard W. Dowling (Dick Dowling)as it appeared in the Houston Daily Telegraph, Sept. 26, 1867, page 5a. Historian Andrew Forest Muir transcribed the obituary and notes that Tom Vapid was Charles Bickley,…

3 page typed transcript of proceedings held in Bryan, Texas, December 4-7, 1906, pp. 34-36, regarding a talk given by Mrs. S. W. Sholars, entitled "The Heroic Defense of
Sabine Pass." The transcription was done by historian Andrew Forest Muir, ca.…

6 page clipping of article entitled "The Whisky Warriors vs. The Fearsome Fleet", relating to the Battle of Sabine Pass during the U.S. Civil War.

Newsclipping about Dowling Street, Houston, Texas.

Press release written by Ann Ivins to Pam Ingersoll regarding the 1996 Dick Dowling monument rededication ceremony in Houston, Texas.

Speech delivered by an Irishman from Dick Dowling's place of birth, Tuam, Couny Galway, Ireland.