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Kathleen S. Matthews academic papers

Identifier: UA 0149
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.


These records consist of the academic and Rice University-related work, correspondence, course materials, publications, and student work of Kathleen S. Matthews.


  • Creation: 1973 - 2020


Conditions Governing Access

Some materials are restricted due to the sensitive information contained therein. Each restricted folder is labeled. Written permission from Dr. Kathleen Matthews is required for access. Contact for assistance. Materials will be restricted until 2040.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Kathleen Matthews earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Texas, 1966, and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 1970. She joined the Rice faculty in 1972 just as the Deptartment of Biochemistry was established. She served as Department Chair in 1987. She became Dean of the Wiess School of Natural Sciences in 1998. Under her leadership as dean, the school made advances in many areas, such as recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and achieving many exciting discoveries in research. She retired from the dean's office in 2008, and was honored in 2010 by BioHouston for her efforts as a researcher, educator and mentor. She continues to teach at Rice University, as the Stewart Memorial Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.


14.5 lin. ft. Linear Feet ((18 boxes) )

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This materials was transferred by Dr. Kathleen Matthews in 2010, 2018, 2021.


Additional materials are expected for this collection.

Related Materials

For more information on Kathleen Matthews, please see Rice University Dean of Natural Sciences Administrative records, 1984-2010, UA 231.


Guide to the Kathleen S. Matthews academic papers, 1973-2020
Lee Pecht
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Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA