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Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:
Edwin N. Lunn World War I diary
Identifier: MS 283
Abstract: Edwin N. Lunn graduated from Rice University in 1920. His diary was written between January 1918 and May 1919, and consists mostly of Lunn's personal feelings and accounts of experiences he had while attending Rice University.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Engraved printing plates of Rice University scenes
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
Frank Briggs Mohole Project Papers
Identifier: MS 401
Abstract: This collection contains plans for and information about Project Mohole, a cooperative effort between the United States government and the scientific community to drill a hole through the outer crust of the earth to what is called the “Mohorovicic Discontinuity” or Moho, the boundary between the Earth's crust and the mantle. Also included in this collection are magazine and news articles, correspondence, designs, and other information about the project. Also, Frank Brigg’s unpublished...
Frank E. Vandiver papers
Identifier: MS 348
Overview The papers of Frank Everson Vandiver (1925-), former Professor of History, Acting-President, and Provost of Rice University consist chiefly of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material generated by Vandiver as a historian, writer, teacher, and lecturer at Rice University. See "Related Materials" note for information on Vandiver's records as an administrator.
Dates: 1947 - 1977
Fredericka Meiners' A History of Rice University research materials
Identifier: UA 297
Overview The collection is made up primarily of materials created by Fredericka Meiners in writing her 1982 book A History of Rice University: The Institute Years, 1907-1963. It includes multiple draft copies with corrections and revisions. There are audio tapes of three interviews with transcriptions. There are also pre-publication responses to the text from readers including Ray Hoagland, who recommended particular changes in style and content.
Dates: 1977 - 1982
George Cohen family silver collection
Identifier: MS 671
Overview This collection includes the pieces of a sterling silver dinner service, Kensington pattern by International Silver Co., including accompanying porcelain cups and bowls used by George and Esther Meyer Cohen and family starting in the 1920s. Following his death in 1971 and Esther's in 1978, the service was auctioned and purchased by the donors.
George G. Williams Papers
Identifier: MS 341
Abstract: Typescript and handwritten manuscripts, newspaper clippings, student questionnaires and papers, and correspondence which reflect the literary and academic career of George G. Williams, Professor of English, Rice University (1928-1968), along with his interests in ornithology.
Dates: 1923 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1964
George W. Whiting papers
Identifier: MS 342
Abstract: This collection contains typescripts, handwritten notes and correspondence related to the personal and professional life of George W. Whiting, a professor of English at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1925 - 1963
Gertrude Maurin correspondence
Identifier: MS 405
Overview This collection contains correspondence from Gertrude Maurin with Dr. Joseph Banks Rhine, Dr. Louisa E. Rhine, Dr. Marie Higbee Avery, and other individuals connected with the Duke University Parapsychology Laboratory, the Institute for Parapsychology, and the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man in Durham, North Carolina. Most of the correspondence is incoming, although a few manuscript drafts of outgoing letters exist. Generally, the correspondence concerns Miss Maurin’s support of...
Takao Doi's Rice Flight Kit for Space Shuttle Endeavour
Identifier: MS 552
Abstract Takao Doi, who received his doctorate from Rice, carried this cloth image of the Orion Nebula on the Unites States Space Shuttle Endeavour mission STS-123. The Endeavour launched at 2:28 a.m. March 11, 2008 from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Doi was a mission specialist on that mission. The image of the Orion Nebula is on a cloth that is 21.5 inches wide by 17 inches high. The cloth is of an unknown material and appears to be printed in color by a computer-generated...