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Rice University architectural drawings, oversize manuscript material, maps and photographs

 Item
Identifier: UA 226
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections.

Dates

  • circa 1840-2010s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

Biographical / Historical

Rice University (formerly Rice Institute) opened on September 23, 1912, with 77 students enrolled in that initial academic year taught by a dozen faculty. These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections.

Extent

500 Linear Feet (242 drawers)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections. Links to these finding aids are included.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of this material forms part of the Rice University Archives, and was transferred to the archives, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library. Any non-university archives materials form part of a manuscript collection with its own finding aid which will include information on provenance.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Rice University Architectural drawings, oversize manuscript material, maps and photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Rebecca Russell
Date
2017
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