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Rice University Early Land Deeds, Contracts and Related Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0222
Abstract

The collection contains records and printed material on the early land holdings and dealings of William Marsh Rice and the Rice Institute in 45 Texas counties and 4 Louisiana parishes. The collection also contains records and printed material concerning early Rice Institute campus construction, legal matters (including judicial settlements and statements), institutional housekeeping (including receipts and invoices from 1891-1907), and campus area property and construction.

Dates: 1830 - 1969

Rice University Treasurer's Office records regarding Town Lot Sales Records and Rice Hotel and Houston Endowment

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0002
Abstract

The collection consists of sales/payment records, tax records, maps, deeds, and correspondence concerning the town lots received by the Rice Institute from the Rice Estate and others purchased in later years. Also included are deeds, construction contracts, inventories, tax records, and correspondence concerning the Rice Hotel and 99-year lease with the Houston Endowment.

Dates: 1868 - 1986

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