Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Hallie Rienzi Johnston Russell Thomas Flint papers, 1912-1965 MS 116

creator Flint, Hallie Rienzi Johnston Russell Thomas, , 1882-1965
Title: Hallie Rienzi Johnston Russell Thomas Flint papers
Dates: 1912-1965
Abstract: This collection contains articles written by Hallie Rienzi for the Houston Daily Post under the pseudonym Harriot Russell as well as personal and family papers.
Identification: MS 116
Quantity: 1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Columnist for Houston Daily Post; wrote under pseudonym of Harriot Russell.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly clippings (1912-1920) of Harriot Russell's editorials, column on women's issues, and other articles, and clippings about Harriot Russell, family, religion, and recipes; together with Flint's personal letters and notes, scrapbooks, two genealogies of the Flint family, article on educating women and speech by Mary E. Johnston, address books and birthday books, and Flint family photos (1885-1950s).



This material has been arranged into the following series:
Series I. Editorials and Articles
Series II. Poems and Prayers
Series III: Correspondence, 1925-1965
Series IV: Photographs, 1883-1952
Series V: Family
Series VI: Newsclippings
Series VII: Speeches by Mary E. Johnston
Series VIII: Address books & diaries


Access Restriction

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from this item must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Index Terms

American newspapers--Texas
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.
Women and journalism--Texas
Family Names
Flint family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hallie Rienzi Johnston Russell Thomas Flint papers, 1912-1965, MS 116 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

This material was donated in 1967.

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series I. Editorials and Articles

Subseries A: “Of Interest to Women” column
Box Folder
1 1 1912
2 1914
3 1915
Subseries B: “A Woman’s Viewpoint from a Woman’s Viewpoint” column
Box Folder
1 4 1918,1920
Subseries C: Editorials
Box Folder
1 5 Mar. 6, 1915-Dec. 31, 1915
6 1916
7 1917
7 1918
8 1918
9 Undated editorials and one scrapbook with glued articles
Subseries D: General articles
Box Folder
1 10 1915-1916
11 1917-1918
12 1919-1920


Series II. Poems and Prayers

Box Folder
1 13 Poems by Hallie Rienzi, n.d.
14 Poems by others, n.d.


Series III: Correspondence, 1925-1965

Box Folder
1 15 Letters, notes, telegrams to and about Hallie Rienzi, 1912-1965
16 Cards and notes sent to Hallie Rienzi, ca. 1926-1965


Series IV: Photographs, 1883-1952

Box Folder
1 17 Photographs of Hallie Rienzi as a child and other family members


Series V: Family

Box Folder
1 18 Clippings, ca. 1916
19 Wedding and Confirmation certificates for Mr. & Mrs. Albert Flint, 1923, 1931
20 Flint genealogy, n.d.
21 Family Recipes, n.d.


Series VI: Newsclippings

Box Folder
1 22 About Harriot Russell, 1917-1951
23 Religious clippings and articles, ca. 1917-1962
24 Miscellaneous clippings and articles, ca. 1916-1935
25 Issue of the Tryon Daily Bulletin, July 18, 1965
26 Recipes from newspaper, n.d.


Series VII: Speeches by Mary E. Johnston

Box Folder
1 27 2 speeches: FORTUNE Ad Sales Convention, March 31, 1964; Jones College Symposium on “The Role of the Educated Woman,” January 30, 1963.


Series VIII: Address books & diaries

Box Folder
2 - 3 Address books, ca. 1921-1950
- 2 notebooks, ca. 1950-1952
- Diary, Jan. 1, 1957-Jan. 24, 1961
- 1 deck of cards
- 1 remembrance book