Rice, William Marsh
- Existence: 1816 - 1900
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 004
Overview A certificate of limited partnership for the purpose of setting up firm of "R.J. French" to purchase and sell goods from July 1, 1852 to July 1, 1857. The agreement was between general partner Richard J. French and special partners William M. Rice and Ebenezer B. Nichols.
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 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
Identifier: MS 600
Overview The collection consists primarily of business and personal correspondence of three particular descendants of William Marsh Rice and of the spouse of one of them. Also included are a few items from 1929 and 1930 associated with other family members.
Identifier: UA 102
Abstract The business records of William Marsh Rice comprise data on his personal investments, his estate records and those of the Institute: ledgers; journals; cash books; day books; check registers; tax records; bank statements; land surveys; payroll and student accounts; letters to and from Rice himself, family members, business associates, employees, and the administrators of his estate.
Dates: 1855 - 1965