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Animal prints theft collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 544
Overview This collection consists of circa 700 color prints stolen from the journals (the journal of the British Ornithologists’ Union) and Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, owned by the Fondren Library. The prints date from 1859-1915 and feature birds, bird eggs, and other animals. Theft correspondence and research dates from 1980-2004 and represents the Fondren Library’s efforts to cooperate with and assist in the Blumberg investigation.
Dates: 1859-2004

Austrian History Yearbook papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 015
Overview This collection includes manuscripts, related correspondence and notes concerning the publication of the Austrian History Newsletter and Yearbook, consisting primarily of the typescripts for articles.
Dates: 1959 - 1977

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

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

Floyd Seyward Lear papers

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Identifier: MS 335
Overview The papers of medieval historian Dr. Floyd Seyward Lear include correspondence, departmental and university reports and memoranda, teaching materials, research notes, and a variety of memorabilia, including photographs which document his long tenure at Rice University (1925-1975) as well as the history of the University itself.
Dates: 1881 - 1975

Harry Boyer Weiser chemistry offprints

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Identifier: MS 415
Overview Contains offprints of articles written by early Rice chemistry professor Harry Boyer Weiser between 1913 and 1950. The collection includes a complete bibliography of articles and books written by Weiser as well as some personal correspondence between Weiser and Rice Institute President E.O Lovett.
Dates: 1913 - 1950

Holmes McNeely Papers

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Identifier: MS 068
Abstract: Papers of Holmes McNeely, director of the Rice [University] Owl Band 1951-67, with material including brochures, news clippings, photographs, slides, CDs of Rice Owl Band and Jefferson Davis High School Band concerts under McNeely’s direction, bound volumes of band music, and Rice Owl Band uniforms.
Dates: 1948 - 1968

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

Joseph I. Davies papers

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Identifier: MS 286
Abstract: The Davies papers include papers, lecture notes, glass slides, and transparencies produced by Joseph I. Davies, who came to Rice Institute (later Rice University) in 1914 with Julian Huxley as his lab assistant, later received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Rice, and from 1929 to 1966 served as a member of the Rice faculty. The glass slides and transparencies taken by Davies include scenes of the early development of the Rice campus as well as later campus scenes and individuals.
Dates: 1924 - 1966

Joseph W. Chamberlain Space Physics correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 319
Abstract: This collection is composed of the letters of Joseph W. Chamberlain, retired Professor of Space Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, Houston, Texas. It consists of correspondence in his specialized research areas.
Dates: 1955 - 1980

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