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Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory collection

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Identifier: UA 438
Overview The Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory collection provides an overview of the chemical engineering program housed within the building’s walls for over seventy years. Faculty research, class papers, and program accreditation materials forming the bulk of the collection, with event programs, photos, and memorabilia offering more insight into the program’s culture.
Dates: 1948 - 2018

Capitalism and Convict Leasing in the American South: a Symposium

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Identifier: UA 432
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the videorecordings of the symposium sessions, as well as a PDF copy of the event program, all of which are online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/108818.
Dates: 2019-04-12

Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family collection

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Identifier: MS 249
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.
Dates: 1830 - 1951

CERCL (Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning) records

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Identifier: UA 258
Overview The collection consists of submissions to a high school essay contest, an event flyer, and two oral history interviews (in digital format).
Dates: 2009 - 2016

Early Rice Institute records

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Identifier: UA 101
Abstract: These records include the original William Marsh Rice murder trial records, and the estate records of Rice, founder of Rice Institute, now Rice University. These records relate to the formation of the idea of the Rice Institute and the activities of its first Board of Trustees in the years before Mr. Rice’s death and to the Institute’s formative years just after his death. The outcomes of the legal proceedings documented in these records, which related to significant financial resources and...
Dates: 1844 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1916

Fred J. Stancliff Rice University athletics records and personal papers

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Identifier: UA 364
Overview The collection consists of materials accumulated by a major alumni supporter of Rice athletics over sixty years. Included is a program from the Texas Relays in 1926 which shows the discus throwing record in the Southwest Conference held by the creator of the collection. There are programs from a few other particular events, but most of the collection relates to the R Association, of which Stancliff was secretary-treasurer for over sixty years. There are...
Dates: 1912 - 1990

James Lockhart Autry Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 003
Abstract Business papers, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to the James Lockhart Autry family of Texas (1875-present) and of North Carolina (1832), Tennessee (1824-1840) and Mississippi (1840-1875) show the life style of a family who moved into Texas and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston. Among the business papers are correspondence and legal briefs from the terms Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of...
Dates: 1832 - 1998

Lynette S. Autrey papers

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Identifier: MS 051
Abstract: This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.
Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978

Rice Institute Dramatic Club records

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Identifier: UA 035
Overview The collection includes scripts from the 1920s as well as programs, ephemera, and photographs. In addition there are newsclippings and a ledger beginning in 1931 and continuing through 1934 containing lists of members, committee assignments, and minutes of meetings.
Dates: 1917 - 1950

Rice Institute/Rice University Charter Trial records

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Identifier: UA 275
Overview These records reflect the court proceedings of and alumni and public response to Rice Institute's Charter trial of 1964 and later appeals and judgments. The lawsuit was brought by the Rice Institute Trustees seeking to alter the Institute's original charter to allow admission of students of color and to enable the school to charge tuition. Additional changes to the charter in 1982 and 1998 relating to structure of the board of trustees and the university's legal ability to borrow money are also...
Dates: 1963 - 1998

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