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Kenneth Clark and Julian Huxley Correspondence

Identifier: MS 0055

Correspondence between biologist Julian Huxley to art historian Kenneth Clark, including some letters between their wives Juliette Huxley and Jane Clark, regarding art, artists, financing films of animals, Clark’s television series, both Clark’s and Huxley’s books, the Zoological Society of London, British Candidates for the Nobel Prize, WWII government projects, and personal matters. Huxley was Assistant Professor of Biology at Rice Institute (1913-1916).

Dates: 1935 - 1974

Louis Aulbach Buffalo Bayou research materials

Identifier: MS 0599

Research materials for the 2011 monograph published by Louis Aulbach entitled Buffalo Bayou : An echo of Houston's wilderness beginnings. Formats include typescript drafts of text for the book, notes, and images and copies of primary sources consulted such as photographs, newspaper and journal articles, and more. This is an entirely digital collection, with access facilitated by staff at the Woodson Research Center.

Dates: 2011

Mary Ann Pickens' Lynn R. Lowery research collection

Identifier: MS 0853

This collection consists of research material created and collected by Mary Ann Pickens about Lynn R. Lowery.

Dates: 1957 - 2007

Paul Harcombe and Sandi Elsik Papers

Identifier: MS 0090
Abstract: The collection includes the archive from Paul Harcombe and Sandi Elsik’s ecological research in the Big Thicket National Preserve; academic and university affairs regarding Rice University and the Ecology and Environmental Biology Department, as well as student and faculty records; Paul Harcombe’s personal documents, including his correspondence and his personal notebooks; publications, including articles from the journals of Ecology and Ecological Monographs, the Ecological Society of...
Dates: 1969 - 2007

Rice University Julian Huxley Symposium records

Identifier: UA 0099

Documents related to the planning and execution of the symposium titled "Julian Huxley, Biologist and Statesman of Science" and was held September 25-27,1987 at Rice University. Formats include correspondence, grants proposals, publicity materials, photographs, and audiotapes and transcripts of symposium presentations.

Dates: 1985 - 1988

Rice University Lynn R. Lowrey Arboretum records

Identifier: UA 0276

This collection consists of materials related to the Lynn R. Lowrey Arboretum on the campus of Rice University. Included are records of the inaugural plantings in 1999, news clips, meeting minutes, correspondence, planning information, and oral interviews on videotape, conducted by the Conservation History Association of Texas for the Texas Legacy Project, 2004. Also included is Charles Tapley’s presentation copy of Texas Wild Flowers by Eliza Johnston.

Dates: 1997 - 2004

Solly Zuckerman and Julian Huxley letters

Identifier: MS 0056
Abstract Photocopies of correspondence between Solly Zuckerman and Julian Huxley between the years 1931 and 1967 regarding various topics, including: evolution, population controls, various scientists and their works (including Jane Goodall, Zuckerman’s The Social Life of Monkeys and Apes and Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes, Bronowski, A.C. Hardy, and others), revolutionary humanism, the social responsibilities of scientists, the Lunar Society, the Zoological Society of London, the...
Dates: 1931-1967

Texas City disaster records

Identifier: MS 0529
Abstract The Texas City disaster records were created and / or maintained by survivor Robert M. Morris, of Texas City, TX. The reports, statements, images and notes describe the events of the April 16, 1947 when a French ship carrying fertilizer on Galveston Bay caught fire and exploded, causing disaster on shore at the nearby Monsanto styrene plant and other petroleum refineries, homes, warehouses, ships and buildings. At least 576 were killed and 4,000 injured, with the town being almost completely...
Dates: 1947-2003; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1949

W. L. Atwood archaeological letters and map

Identifier: MS 0178

This collection consists of a series of letters and a map annotated by Mr. Atwood concerning his archaeological findings in the Galveston Bay area.

Dates: 1966

Walter Gardner Hall papers

Identifier: MS 0280

Correspondence, memos, oral history interviews, political pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings, relating to Hall's involvement with the Texas and national Democratic parties and soil and water conservation and improvement. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Jim Wright, and Ralph Yarborough.

Dates: 1923 - 1990

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