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Animal prints theft collection

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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

Charles Tapley architectural collection

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Identifier: MS 523
Overview This collection reflects the architectural career of Houston based architect Charles Tapley. Materials include articles written by Tapley, and project-related drawings, notes, and correspondence. Tapley has designed many signature landmarks in the Houston area, such as Tranquility Park, the Contemporary Art Museum, a courtyard landscape at the Museum of Fine Arts, Buffalo Bayou parks and improvements, the Camp Allen Retreat, various churches, residences, as well as playgrounds and parks for the...
Dates: 1960-2007

F. Curtis Michel - Scientist-Astronaut Papers

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Identifier: MS 043
Abstract: Papers related to F. Curtis Michel's participation in NASA's Scientist-Astronaut program (1965-1969); materials (primarily concerned with the Gemini and Apollo Programs) include information on astronaut training, experiments, technical reports, course and seminar notes, handbooks, familiarization materials, training manuals, scientific reports and reprints, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia; also included are academic papers from his years as a graduate student in physics at...
Dates: Bulk, 1963-1974 1951-1981, Bulk Dates 1963-1974; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1974

Frank Briggs Mohole Project Papers

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Identifier: MS 401
Abstract: This collection contains plans for and information about Project Mohole, a cooperative effort between the United States government and the scientific community to drill a hole through the outer crust of the earth to what is called the “Mohorovicic Discontinuity” or Moho, the boundary between the Earth's crust and the mantle. Also included in this collection are magazine and news articles, correspondence, designs, and other information about the project. Also, Frank Brigg’s unpublished...
Dates: 1962-1966

Houston Canoe Club records

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Identifier: MS 598
Overview Houston Canoe Club was established in 1964, and pursues all types of paddlesport, from canoeing to kayaking, quietwater, whitewater, touring and racing. The records in this collection reflect the club's activities such as meetings, events and training. Formats include meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, financial records, event planning records and ephemera such as event t-shirts.
Dates: 1964-2009

Jean-Claude de Bremaecker manuscript of "Geophysics: The Earth’s Interior"

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Identifier: MS 396
Overview This collection contains the manuscript entitled "Geophysics: The Earth’s Interior" by Jean-Claude de Bremaecker. De Bremaecker is a Professor Emeritus of Geology at Rice University.
Dates: 1985

Julian and Juliette Huxley papers

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Identifier: MS 512
Abstract: Journals, scrapbooks, sketches, and photographs by and about Julian and Juliette Huxley, covering family life; travels on behalf of UNESCO and for other research and personal purposes to Africa, Australia, and Europe; awards and honors; and academic and creative writing.
Dates: 1899-1988

Julian Huxley Collected Papers

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Identifier: MS 516
Abstract: This collection contains various items relating to Julian Huxley, including photographs, a signed letter, handwritten notes, and a handwritten manuscript of The Development of Life.
Dates: ca. 1916-1951

Julian Huxley letter to G. W. N. Eggers

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Identifier: MS 057
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to his student G.W. Hordholtz Eggers regarding their time working together in the biology lab at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1916

Kenneth Clark and Julian Huxley Correspondence

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Identifier: MS 055
Abstract: 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