Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 34 boxes documenting basic business workings of the Edgar Odell Lovett College at Rice University and a map drawer of oversized materials. It includes Central Committee meeting minutes, college documents, such as the Constitution, Coat-of-Arms, member lists, telephone lists, Treasurer's reports, Masters files, theatrical productions, as well as correspondence, e-mail and news clippings. Dates range from 1967-2013.
Conditions Governing Access
Stored offsite at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-348-2586.
This material is open for research, except for Box 21, Folder 13 and Box 22, Folder 6. Access to these records requires written permission from the Office of the Dean of Undergraduates. Contact Woodson staff for instructions. These materials will be restricted until 2064.
Permission to publish material from the Edgar Odell Lovett College Records must be obtained from Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.
Lovett was the seventh residential college to be built at Rice. It was named after the first president of the university, Edgar Odell Lovett. It was opened 1968 and was an all male college until 1980 when it went co-ed.
Lovett is a six-story building and is sometimes referred to as the toaster. It has a brick grating enclosing the hallways outside of the rooms. According to Rice campus legend, the building is often referred to as "riot proof."
19.75 Linear Feet ( (34 boxes))
0.054 Gigabytes (Nearline access: UA0071aip_001 (0.054 GB))
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