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Rice University Development Office Event Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 400
Finding aid note: Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or woodson@rice.edu for more information.

Scope and Contents

The majority of the events represented in the collection occurred in the 1990s and the first decade and a half of the 2000s. There were annual Associates Dinners, ground breakings for three buildings, dedication ceremonies for three buildings and for art installations. Also represented are events held for the purpose of honoring individuals. Commencement ceremonies of 1993 and 2001 are included as well.

Dates

  • 1988 - 2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The material is open for research with the exception of one item for which permission must be obtained from Teresa Bujnoch as noted in the Detailed Description of Contents.

Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or woodson@rice.edu for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Rice University Development Office Event Records, 1988-2016 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Biographical / Historical

Events planned and carried out by the Rice University Development Office are related in some way to work of the office for the purpose of achieving growth in private gift revenues to the University from individuals, corporations and foundations. Some of the events recur annually; others like ground breakings and dedication ceremonies are one-time happenings.

Extent

2.75 Linear Feet (3 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection consists of planning records; pohtographs, plaques, film, paper and digital; video DVDs, VHS cssettes, one zip disk, two floppy disks, and two micro-cassettes. The various media contain images of participants in events like Rice Associates dinners, ground breakings for new buildings, and dedication ceremonies. The VHS cassettes include several commencement ceremonies not in other collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These materials have been placed with the Woodson Research Center by members of the Rice University Development Office. They were received in January 2018.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Rice University Development Office Event Records, 1988-2016, UA 400
Status
Completed
Author
Mary Tobin
Date
2018-07-31
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