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Rice University Historic Clothing collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 392
Finding aid note: Boxes 2 and 5 stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center. Boxes 1, 3, 4, and 6-63 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 contains costumes worn at Archi-Arts Ball, Freshmen beanies, Rice cheerleading uniforms, athletic sweaters, uniforms, club and program t-shirts, from various campus-wide events.

Dates

  • 1916 - 2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research. Boxes 2 and 5 stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center. Boxes 1, 3, 4, and 6-63 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 material from the Rice Historic Clothing Collection must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

Historical Note

Rice University was founded in 1891 and opened in 1912. The clothing in this collection reflects many of the events and trends over the years from the Academic regalia of the first female graduate, Miss H. Lel Red in 1916, freshman beanies, cheerleading uniforms, costumes for the Archi-Arts ball to more recent t-shirts for campus-wide events and programs.

Extent

56 Linear Feet (64 boxes and hanging storage)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Clothing for this collection was taken both from the Association of Rice Alumni Collection (UA003) and the Rice University Memorabilia Collection (UA225)

Creator

Title
Guide to the Rice University Historic Clothing collection, 1916-2017
Status
Unprocessed Addenda
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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