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Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 289
Abstract The Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) was founded in 1914 and named in honor of the second wife of William Marsh Rice. It was an active organization until the mid 1980s. In 1919, the literary society split to form another society, the Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS). In 1924, an alumnae group for EBLS was formed. The records contain correspondence, scrapbooks, newsclippings regarding activities, programs from plays performed by the society, as well as correspondence and...
Dates: 1924 - 1984

George W. Whiting papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 342
Abstract: This collection contains typescripts, handwritten notes and correspondence related to the personal and professional life of George W. Whiting, a professor of English at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1925 - 1963

Gossip Society manuscript volume

 Collection
Identifier: MS 218
Overview The volume contains the productions of the Sisterhood of the Gossip Society of Gloucester, England. The author is unknown, but goes by the nom de plume “Penelope Placid.” The entire work is purportedly a product of these women’s meetings; more likely, it is the work of one woman satirizing the situation of elderly spinsters whom society considered to be gossips in nineteenth century England.
Dates: 1803 - 1804

Harry Van Demark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 354
Overview The contents of this collection include the papers and publications of Harry Van Demark. Within the collection are typescript and bound versions of plays and short stories as well as scrap books, articles, and poetry. Van Demark was considered the most prolific writer in the Houston area of his time.
Dates: 1897 - 1948

Houston Book Clubs research materials

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Identifier: MS 521
Abstract: The Houston Book Clubs Research Materials consist of material from 1993-2007, including interviews, surveys, emails, reports, essays, lists, and correspondence between Elizabeth Long and members of the literary community. The files were compiled by Elizabeth Long during her study of the role of women's reading groups for her 2003 book "Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life" (University of Chicago Press).
Dates: 1993 - 2007

J. Dennis Huston Literary Papers

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Identifier: UA 390
Scope and Contents These papers relate to the scholarly and teaching career of J. Dennis Huston. They reflect the courses he taught on the plays of Shakespeare and other British Renaissance dramatists, on detective fiction, and on works constituting the Western humanities tradition. Also included are materials reflecting the administration of Rice University's required Humanities Foundation Course. There are syllabi of Huston courses, student evaluations of these courses, articles written by others about the...
Dates: 1964 - 2016

James Pinckney Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 013
Overview Drafts, including screenplays, of several of Miller's works including "Days of Wine and Roses" (1963), "Rabbit Trap," and "Race for Home" (1968); together with correspondence and notes concerning these works, copyright procedures, credits, and research. Includes material relating to Writers Guild of America, West.
Dates: circa 1939-1999, bulk dates 1960-1999; Majority of material found within

Joe D. Thomas papers

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Identifier: MS 397
Overview This collection contains a series of typed letters (1981-1982) from Professor Thomas, a member of the Rice University English faculty, to Nancy Boothe, Director of the Woodson Research Center, concerning the history of the university. Also included are two duplicate series that are collections of verse and prose observations on numerous topics, intended for circulation. A miscellaneous file includes notices and photographs relating to Professor Thomas’ Mark Twain programs.
Dates: 1981-1985

John Robert Anderson manuscript of "The Old Adam"

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Identifier: MS 375
Overview This collection contains a xerox copy of the typescript of "The Old Adam," an unpublished novel called with a West Texas setting written by John Anderson. Anderson, a 1976 graduate of Rice University, wrote the novel while pursuing a Ph.D. at Yale University. At the time this typescript was accessioned (1983), Anderson was a professor at Pennsylvania University; the novel was unpublished.
Dates: 1982

Josef Nadler academic papers

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Identifier: MS 261
Abstract: Personal correspondence, and reviews of German author and professor of history of literature Josef Nadler's publications, as well as unpublished mss. of Nadler's writings, and seminar papers presented to him while he was a professor. The collection also includes research notes and materials on J.G. Hamann, such as bibliographical information, and other information on him, his philosophy, or his impact.
Dates: 1771 - 1961

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Pallas Athene Literary Society 1
Patten, Robert L. 1
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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882 1
San Martín, José de, 1778-1850 1
Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876 1
Sarah Lane Literary Society 1
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 1
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964 1
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