rice-related. Rice University related
Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph W. Chamberlain Space Physics correspondence
Identifier: MS 319
Abstract: This collection is composed of the letters of Joseph W. Chamberlain, retired Professor of Space Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, Houston, Texas. It consists of correspondence in his specialized research areas.
Dates: 1955 - 1980
J.T. McCants research material for book entitled: Some Information Concerning the Rice Institute
Identifier: UA 296
Overview This collection contains research materials, the original typescript, and photocopies of Some Information Concerning the Rice Institute, written by J.T. McCants in 1955. The text deals with the early history of the Rice Institute, describing its founder, the general plan, first buildings, formal opening, and the first academic year.
Dates: 1952 - 1962
Julian and Juliette Huxley papers
Identifier: MS 512
Abstract: Journals, scrapbooks, sketches, and photographs by and about Julian and Juliette Huxley, covering family life; travels on behalf of UNESCO and for other research and personal purposes to Africa, Australia, and Europe; awards and honors; and academic and creative writing.
Julian Huxley letter to G. W. N. Eggers
Identifier: MS 057
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to his student G.W. Hordholtz Eggers regarding their time working together in the biology lab at Rice Institute.
Julian Huxley letter to Mr. Fred Dyke
Identifier: MS 058
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to Mr. Fred Dyke, a Rice Institute student, in regards to meeting for tea.
L. Ruth Wells Cahill Historical Letter
Identifier: UA 418
Overview The collection consists of a single letter written by L. Ruth Wells Cahill, describing her journey from her hometown of Shreve, Ohio through Chicago south to Houston by train, and speculation about plans for the incipient "Rice Institute" once she arrived there.
Lenard Gabert, Sr. architectural records
Identifier: MS 695
Overview The Lenard Gabert, Sr. Architectural Records, 1930-2002 contains over 250 drawings on a variety of paper types and sizes, reflecting the architectural style of the time. Older drawings are often on brown tracing paper, moving to sheaves of pre-marked white planning paper, with the more modern ones printed in bound packets. Some of the drawings have complete plans with indexes (Arranged by category: Constructive, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing), and many include...
Mary Ann Pickens' Lynn R. Lowery research collection
Identifier: MS 853
Overview This collection consists of research material created and collected by Mary Ann Pickens about Lynn R. Lowery.
Dates: 1957 - 2007
Max Freund "Houston Journal" and related editorial papers
Identifier: MS 325
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence, photos, newsclippings, proofs, and manuscripts of Max Freund, Professor Emeritus of Rice University. The papers relate for the most part to Freund's works, especially Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal, which he edited and translated. Also included are lecture notes on Ireland and Anglo-Irish Literature, a translation of George Moor's "The Wild Goose" as well as translations of other Moore materials, and the published version of his Ph.D. thesis "Die...
Dates: 1904 - 1975
Merchants and Planters Oil Company archives
Identifier: MS 260
Overview Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.
Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within