Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
James Lockhart Autry Family Papers
Identifier: MS 003
Abstract Business papers, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to the James Lockhart Autry family of Texas (1875-present) and of North Carolina (1832), Tennessee (1824-1840) and Mississippi (1840-1875) show the life style of a family who moved into Texas and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston. Among the business papers are correspondence and legal briefs from the terms Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of...
Dates: 1832 - 1998
Lynette S. Autrey papers
Identifier: MS 051
Abstract: This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.
Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978
Rice University Early Land Deeds, Contracts and Related Records
Identifier: UA 222
Overview The collection contains records and printed material on the early land holdings and dealings of William Marsh Rice and the Rice Institute in 45 Texas counties and 4 Louisiana parishes. The collection also contains records and printed material concerning early Rice Institute campus construction, legal matters (including judicial settlements and statements), institutional housekeeping (including receipts and invoices from 1891-1907), and campus area property and construction.
Dates: 1830 - 1969
Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management records
Identifier: UA 148
Abstract This collection highlights the founding of the Jones School and its daily business from 1974-2013. Records contain information relating to the school's history, bylaws, directories, correspondence, press releases, awards. It also contains items regarding fundraising, projects, lectures and seminars, and various corporate and individual contributors to the school. The collection also features documents from various Rice University professors and administrators with ties to the Jones School.
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
Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973
Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.
Ye Old College Inn memorabilia collection
Identifier: MS 526
Overview This collection contains memorabilia from the Ye Old College Inn. It consists of photographs, a recipe book and a scrapbook from the Ye Old College Inn. The photographs are those taken of Rice college teams and athletes as early as 1915 and they include baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, and track athletes. The recipe book was put together by Ernie Coker who was one of the owners of the Ye Old College Inn. The scrapbook contains photos and news articles pertaining to Owl athletes...
Dates: 1915 - ca. 1960