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Rice University Harry Clay Hanszen College Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 072
Finding aid note: Stored on-site at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 22 boxes of materials, which documents the regular business of Rice University's Harry Clay Hanszen College. Formats include Cabinet meeting minutes, correspondence, news clippings, publications, handbooks, videos, brochures and theatrical events programs. Dates range from 1950-2015.

Dates

  • 1956 - 2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Stored on-site at the Woodson Research Center.

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Harry Clay Hanszen Records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Historical Sketch

Hanszen College is one of the four original colleges, which were established to house students. The college is named for Harry Clay Hanszen, a wealthy Texas oilman, who served as chairman of Rice's Board of Governors from 1946 to 1950.

Extent

12 Linear Feet ( (24 boxes))

0.02 Gigabytes (Nearline access: UA0072aip_001 (0.02 GB))

0.014 Gigabytes (Nearline access: UA0072aip_002 (0.014 GB))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Hanszen College is one of the four original colleges, which were established to house students. The college is named for Harry Clay Hanszen, a wealthy Texas oilman, who served as chairman of Rice's Board of Governors from 1946 to 1950. Formats include Cabinet meeting minutes, correspondence, news clippings, publications, handbooks, videos, brochures and theatrical events programs.

Accruals

Future additions are expected for this material.

Related Papers

See the William H. Masterson Papers, which include a scrapbook made by Hanszen College and Orvetta Masterson's notes for Masters events. See Rice University Archives for records of other Rice University residential colleges. Contact Woodson Research Center staff for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Rice University Harry Clay Hanszen College Records, 1956-2017
Status
Completed
Author
Lee Pecht and Sharon Link
Date
2001
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