Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 438
Overview The Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory collection provides an overview of the chemical engineering program housed within the building’s walls for over seventy years. Faculty research, class papers, and program accreditation materials forming the bulk of the collection, with event programs, photos, and memorabilia offering more insight into the program’s culture.
Dates: 1948 - 2018
Identifier: UA 258
Overview The collection consists of submissions to a high school essay contest, an event flyer, and two oral history interviews (in digital format).
Dates: 2009 - 2016
Identifier: UA 068
Overview Oral history interviews (tapes, cd's, transcripts), news releases, photographs, color slides, publications, campus directories, student papers relating to the five-day controversy which arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university’s new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
Dates: bulk 1969
Identifier: UA 417
Overview Over the years, Rice University has changed, expanding what began as a cluster of buildings to the developed campus it boasts today. The printing plates in this collection showcase Rice's changes to buildings and landscapes through the years, as well as several important historical figures.
Dates: 1912 - 1980
Identifier: MS 335
Overview The papers of medieval historian Dr. Floyd Seyward Lear include correspondence, departmental and university reports and memoranda, teaching materials, research notes, and a variety of memorabilia, including photographs which document his long tenure at Rice University (1925-1975) as well as the history of the University itself.
Dates: 1881 - 1975
Identifier: UA 210
Overview Records reflecting the business of the Fondren Library Planning Committee, which explored and planned a redesign of the library at Rice University, 1993-1999.
Dates: 1993 - 1999
Identifier: UA 360
Overview The George R. Miner, Jr. Rice memorabilia collection focuses on Rice University athletics. It contains mostly photographs of athletes, coaches, along with action shots of various sports, the majority concerning football. There are also photographs and memorabilia of team reunions, the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame, and Rice alumni events.
Dates: 1926 - 2002
Identifier: MS 260
Overview Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.
Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within
Identifier: UA 330
Overview The collection consists of materials created by participants in the NSF-funded ADVANCE Project, which was undertaken to increase the participation of women faculty and faculty of color in the departments of science, technology, engineering, and math at Rice University. There are records of meetings, surveys, workshops, research articles, and electronic versions of sponsored events.
Dates: 2004 - 2010
Identifier: MS 506
Overview The collection consists of the personal papers of Houston philanthropist Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange (1915-2011). The collection includes correspondence, financial, business and estate records and personal memorabilia of Ray Strange. Her father, William Ward Watkin, was Supervising Architect during the construction of the original Rice Institute campus and later the Dean of Architecture at Rice. Mrs. Strange was a friend and generous donor to Rice University for many years. The papers and...