rice-related. Rice University related
Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:
Stockton Axson papers
Identifier: MS 338
Abstract: This collection contains the correspondence and other material of Dr. Stockton Axson, first head of the Rice English department and one of its most famous lecturers and teachers. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, letters to family, telegrams, unpublished manuscripts, and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1912 - 1935
The Discussion Group, Houston, TX, scrapbook and records
Identifier: MS 507
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook that includes the history, lists of members, programs, photographs, and clippings from the Houston, TX Discussion Group. The scrapbook catalogues the club's list of members from 1947-1994. The chronologically arranged folders in box 2 includes annual communications, program information and rosters, 1990-2022.
Dates: 1947 - 2022
The Ku Klux Klan in Texas papers
Identifier: MS 727
Overview This collection consists of a photograph, correspondence, and a book relating to the Ku Klux Klan Texas chapter and Rice.
Dates: 1922 - 1925
Waggaman Family collection
Identifier: MS 394
Overview The Camille Waggaman/Waggaman Family Collection consists largely of photographs and newspaper articles but also includes some personal correspondence and memorabilia. The bulk of the material regards Camille Waggaman and focuses upon her radio career (1932-1963) and upon the years after her retirement. Regional or local historians may find these of interest since the Waggamans were among the most prominent plantation families of Louisiana.
Dates: 1841-1977, bulk 1932-63; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1963
"William Hayne Leavell: an autobiography, 1850-1930", typescript 1979
Identifier: MS 384
Overview This is a typed copy of an autobiography of William Hayne Leavell (1850-1930). Leavell served as minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Houston from 1893 to 1905. After serving as an envoy to Guatemala (1913-1919), he returned to Houston. The autobiography, written in 1920 by Leavell, transcribed later by his daughter and edited into this typescript in 1979 by Alec Bayless and Larry Noble, describes Leavell's career at the First Presbyterian Church in Houston, his service in Guatemala,...
William Lukes Collection of Houston Photographic Research Materials
Identifier: MS 531
Overview The collection consists of photographic research materials on Houston, TX, Rice University, and various urban scenes, architectural details, and photographic techniques. It was created by William Lukes in collaboration with Paul Hester during the years 1969 through 1974, when Lukes was an architectural student at Rice University.
William M. Rice family 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.
William Martin Religious Right research collection
Identifier: MS 537
Overview This collection consists of research materials compiled by William Martin, Rice University professor of sociology, during the course of his research on the Christian religious right in the United States, as well as fundamentalists, fundamentalist education, evangelists such as Billy Graham, and other aspects of conservative Christian organizations. The materials consists of correspondence, notes, videos, transcriptions of video interviews, pamphlets, and books.
Dates: 1975 - 2000
William T. Cannady Architectural Projects records
Identifier: MS 577
Abstract These records include architectural drawings, renderings and project documentation related to the work of William T. Cannady. As a Professor of Architecture at Rice University since 1964, Cannady teaches both undergraduate and graduate design studios, and is a practicing architect.
Dates: 1956 - 2018
William Ward Watkin family papers
Identifier: MS 508
Overview Correspondence, photographs, family trees, vital records and other genealogical material related to the Watkin family of Houston, TX (1910s-current) and of Danville, Pennsylvania (late 19th century). William Ward Watkin (1886-1952) was the first Supervising Architect of Rice Institute and the first chair of the Dept. of Architecture at Rice Institute. His daughter, Ray Watkin Strange, is a Rice graduate and significant supporter of Rice University and the Fondren Library.