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Rice University

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 366
Overview The Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records is comprised of submittals, project manager files, material samples, specifications, and drawings from the planning and construction of Duncan Hall. Duncan Hall is the home of several math, science, and engineering departments at Rice University, including the George R. Brown school of Engineering, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics. The building was designed by British architect John...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992 - 1996; 1981 - 2002

History of Student Life at Rice Oral Histories project

 Collection
Identifier: UA 282
Overview Audio cassette tapes and subject index of oral histories given by Rice students and alumni regarding student life, created within a university course as a contribution to the charter centennial celebration in 1991. It also includes a copy of the published work, The History of Student Life at Rice University: A Series of Papers, which resulted from these interviews.
Dates: 1989 - 1990

Rice Institute Formal Opening Invitations and Responses

 Collection
Identifier: UA 266
Overview In response to the Rice Institute's invitation to its formal opening in 1912, a number of institutions worldwide responded favorably, delegating representatives and sending good wishes and encouragement to the new institution. In addition, this collection contains a number of later invitations from other colleges and universities to attend similar anniversaries, and the Rice Institute's responses thereto. (1 box)
Dates: 1912 - 1924

Rice Institute Formal Opening Programs and Information Packets

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Identifier: UA 317
Overview These records contain programs and information packets from the formal opening of the Rice Institute, October 10-12, 1912.
Dates: 1912

Rice Institute/Rice University Charter Trial records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 275
Overview These records reflect the court proceedings of and alumni and public response to Rice Institute's Charter trial of 1964 and later appeals and judgments. The lawsuit was brought by the Rice Institute Trustees seeking to alter the Institute's original charter to allow admission of students of color and to enable the school to charge tuition. Additional changes to the charter in 1982 and 1998 relating to structure of the board of trustees and the university's legal ability to borrow money are also...
Dates: 1963 - 1998

Rice University Audio-visual materials

 Collection
Identifier: UA 151
Overview This collection contains videotapes, DVDs, CDs, record albums, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes and other formats associated with Rice University from the 1920s to 2008. Types of materials include amateur recordings of Rice events, clips from television and radio news broadcasts about Rice-related topics, and professional recordings of Rice events. Formats include record albums, films, magnetic recordings such as videos and audio tapes, and digital recordings including CDs and DVDs.
Dates: 1920-2014, bulk 1950-2000; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000

Rice University Dean of Students Office records

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Identifier: UA 269
Abstract: Records created by or pertaining to the Dean of Students, including Honor Council cases and disciplinary records.
Dates: 1915 - 1974

Rice University Historical Commission records

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Identifier: UA 281
Abstract Oral history interviews and research materials dating from 1975-1978 related to Fredericka Meiners’ book, A History of Rice University: The Institute Years, 1907-1963, which was commissioned by the Rice Historical Commission. This collection includes original audiotapes, transcripts of selected interviews, related correspondence, documents, typescripts, and notes, and a digitized version of the audiotapes (created 2003 by the generosity of the Rice Historical Society). A small amount of...
Dates: 1975 - 1979

Rice University Intramural Sports records

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Identifier: UA 277
Overview The collection consists of records of intramural athletic activities at Rice University from when they were first organized in 1939 through 1995. Included are documents showing the sports offered, yearly numbers of participants, of annual winners in competitions, photographs of some of the teams, and newsclippings, primarily from the campus newspaper, the Thresher.
Dates: 1939 - 1995

Rice University Office of News and Media Relations videos collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 214
Overview The Rice University Office of News and Media Relations keeps the media and the institution’s community informed about the latest campus developments. They research, develop and share press releases and record special events on video or audio. That charge led to this collection that consists mostly of VHS tapes which contain news broadcasts and raw footage covering Rice University events or featuring speakers representing Rice University on many topics.
Dates: 1990 - 2008