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Series I: Correspondence, 1948-1949


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains letters written to Brady Tyson as editor of the Rice Thresher from September 1, 1948 to February 14, 1949 and photocopies of newspaper letters and articles regarding the segregation controversy, particularly in relation to opportunity for African Americans to be admitted to the Rice Institute graduate school. The material dates from a letter of September 6, 1948, to the Houston Press to an editorial from Texas Technological College in Lubbock, Texas, printed in the Rice Thresher of March 2, 1949.


  • Creation: 1948 - 1949


Access Restrictions

This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.


From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet ( (1 box) )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA