Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Rice, William Marsh

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1816 - 1900

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of Partnership between Richard J. French, William Marsh Rice and Ebenezer B. Nichols

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1852

Rice University Early Land Deeds, Contracts and Related Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

William M. Rice family collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1880-1941

William Marsh Rice business and estate ledgers

 Collection
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