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Rice University history newsclippings collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0374
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings of articles and photographs concerning Rice University and its campus, faculty, students, alumni, and visitors from its opening in 1912 to the present. The collection is organized in categories including the following: students and student activities; graduation ceremonies; faculty; presidents; architecture and buildings; athletics, the stadium, and teams; planning, dedication, and anniversaries; and historic events with a Rice connection.

Dates

  • 1900 - 2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

Biographical / Historical

There has been newspaper coverage of Rice University since its opening in 1912, and it has been continuous to the present time. The publications represented are nearly all Houston-based. The earlier clippings are from newspapers that no longer exist. Coverage in some of the early articles is especially comprehensive, for instance including full texts of addresses.

Extent

8 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection consists of newspaper clippings of articles and photographs concerning Rice University and its campus, faculty, students, alumni, and visitors from its opening in 1912 to the present.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection has resulted from contributions of many individuals throughout its existence.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Rice University history newsclippings collection, 1900-2010
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Focke
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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

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