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Martin L. Friedland research materials for “The Death of Old Man Rice”

 Collection
Identifier: MS 444
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

The collection documents Dr. Friedland’s research and writing of his book, "The Death of Old Man Rice", and includes rough working notes, manuscript drafts, subject files, and photocopies of the original trial manuscript.

Dates

  • 1900-1992

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Martin Friedland research materials must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

Biographical Sketch

Martin L. Friedland, a highly respected University of Toronto law professor, is the author of numerous periodical articles and books, including "The Death of Old Man Rice", a work of legal history that chronicles the murder of William Marsh Rice, the trial and subsequent appeals. "The Death of Old Man Rice" was published by New York University Press, c. 1994.

Extent

11 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection documents Dr. Martin Friedland’s research and writing of his book, "The Death of Old Man Rice" (published 1994), and includes rough working notes, manuscript drafts, subject files, and photocopies of the original trial manuscript.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. Martin L. Friedland, July 1995.

Related Material

See also Early Rice Institute papers. Finding aid to the collection available at http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/university-archives/early-rice-institute-papers/.
Title
Guide to the Martin L. Friedland research materials for “The Death of Old Man Rice,” 1900-1992
Status
Completed
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