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Rice University Committee on Public Lectures Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0168
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

Included in box 1 are minutes of the committee’s meetings, lists of lecturers, suggestions for speakers, administrative files, and materials pertaining to the lectures (including those lecturers asked, but did not speak). Boxes 2 and 3 contain copies of the individual lectures given by Edward Teller, C.P Snow, Buckmaster Fuller, James Stockdale, and Hyman Rickover among others.

Dates

  • 1946-1994

Creator

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from the Rice University Committee on Public Lectures Records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.

Biographical Sketch

The Committee on Public Lectures is charged with the organization of an appropriate number of public lectures to be presented under the auspices of Rice University. It selects the lecturers and lecture topics for recommendation to the President of the University and arranges for the housing and entertainment of the lecturers. It also provides for the locations of and publicity for the lectures.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet ( (3 boxes) )

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This material includes minutes of the Rice University Committee on Public Lectures' meetings, lists of lecturers, suggestions for speakers, administrative files, and in some cases, texts of the lectures themselves.

Acquisition Information

Received from Harold Hyman in 1981.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Rice University Committee on Public Lectures Records, 1946-1994
Status
Completed
Author
Lee Pecht
Date
2011
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