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History of Student Life at Rice Oral Histories project

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Identifier: UA 282
Overview Audio cassette tapes and subject index of oral histories given by Rice students and alumni regarding student life, created within a university course as a contribution to the charter centennial celebration in 1991. It also includes a copy of the published work, The History of Student Life at Rice University: A Series of Papers, which resulted from these interviews.
Dates: 1989 - 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

John Reinerman Family Land Documents

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Identifier: MS 021
Overview Land deeds and agreements relating to the tract of land in Harris County granted to John Reinermann, dating from 1857-1888.
Dates: 1857 - 1888

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

Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange personal papers

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Identifier: MS 506
Overview The collection consists of the personal papers of Houston philanthropist Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange (1915-2011). The collection includes correspondence, financial, business and estate records and personal memorabilia of Ray Strange. Her father, William Ward Watkin, was Supervising Architect during the construction of the original Rice Institute campus and later the Dean of Architecture at Rice. Mrs. Strange was a friend and generous donor to Rice University for many years. The papers and...
Dates: 1912-2009

Ray Watkin Strange Research Materials for "William Ward Watkin and the Rice Institute"

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Identifier: MS 465
Overview This material covers the architectural career of the Ms. Strange's father, William Ward Watkin, including his private architecture practice and well as his relationship with Rice Institute as Supervising Architect, touching briefly on his personal life. The material was gathered by Ms. Strange and much of it served as research for the book: William Ward Watkin and The Rice Institute by Patrick James Nicholson (published 1991 by Gulf Pub. Co.).
Dates: 1917-1985

Rice Computer Science Club records

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Identifier: UA 371
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, and event information created by the Rice Computer Science Club.
Dates: 2012 - 2015

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

Rice Public Art records

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Identifier: UA 358
Overview This collection includes publicity, ephemera, dedication event photos and more, related to works of art on the Rice University campus.
Dates: 2011 - 2015

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