Rice University -- history.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Gil Whitaker academic papers
Identifier: UA 105
Overview The collection consists of papers documenting the professional activity of Gilbert R. Whitaker, Jr. from the 1970’s through 2004, primarily at the University of Michigan and Rice University. Included are personal day books, correspondence, newsclips, speeches, and photographs.
Dates: 1970 - 2004
Herbert Allen business and personal papers
Identifier: MS 519
Overview The Herbert Allen papers include personal holdings, including biographical information, honors and awards, and personal correspondence. In addition papers dealing with his professional activities and patents are included, as are those dealing with his involvement with Rice University. Allen was an inventor and mechanical engineer who graduated from Rice Institute in 1929 where he later served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1938 - 2014
Paul Hurshel Sanders athletic memorabilia collection
Identifier: MS 614
Abstract This collection contains track memorabilia of Paul Hurshel Sanders. Included are several medals, trophies, track shoes, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
Rice University construction records
Identifier: UA 356
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the construction of the Rice University campus from the initial engagement of the master plan architects in 1909 to the present time. Included are expense records, diagrams, photographs, newsclippings, and a small amount of correspondence.
Dates: 1909 - 2014
Rice University Information Files
Identifier: UA 361
Overview The collection includes individual files for Rice related persons (faculty, students, alumni, staff, significant visitors), events, programs, traditions, campus artworks, organizations, buildings, and subjects. The formats include newsclippings, notes, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. The contents are donated by Rice community members and/or gathered by the Woodson Research Staff, and represent one of the most heavily used portions of the University Archives.
Dates: 1910 - 2019
Rice University Photograph Files
Identifier: UA 363
Overview This collection includes individual files for photographs of Rice related persons, photographs of Rice University views, interiors, and buildings, photographs of Rice related events, and more. The contents are donated by Rice community members and/or gathered by the Woodson Research Staff, and represent one of the most heavily used portions of the University archives.
Dates: 1910 - 2015
Rice University Treasurer's Office records regarding Town Lot Sales Records and Rice Hotel and Houston Endowment
Identifier: UA 002
Overview The collection consists of sales/payment records, tax records, maps, deeds, and correspondence concerning the town lots received by the Rice Institute from the Rice Estate and others purchased in later years. Also included are deeds, construction contracts, inventories, tax records, and correspondence concerning the Rice Hotel and 99-year lease with the Houston Endowment.
Dates: 1868 - 1986