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Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, contract

 Collection
Identifier: MS 300
Overview This collection contains an original contract in the Bulwer-Lytton’s own handwriting for the publication of his essays and criticisms for which he received $1250. Bulwer-Lytton was an English novelist, playwright, poet, and politician. Lord Lytton was a famous author who coined phrases such as “The pen is almightier than the sword” and “It was a dark and stormy night.”
Dates: 1864

Indentured servant contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey

 Collection
Identifier: MS 171
Overview The holding consists of an Indentured Servant Contract between the Duke of Chandos and one George Harvey, a parchment document, approximately 23 x 29 inches in size, in English and dated 1761, setting forth the terms of the indenture.
Dates: 1761

Merchants and Planters Oil Company archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS 260
Overview Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.
Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within

Pimp C rap artist collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 651
Overview The Pimp C rap artist collection includes several documents and promotional items including handwritten lyrics and contracts to promotional flats for his group Underground Kingz (UGK).
Dates: 1987 - 2008

Reinermann, Sandman, Bethje and Quensell families of Harris County papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 339
Overview The papers and miscellaneous material of the Reinermann, Sandman and Bethje families, pioneer German families of Harris County
Dates: 1841 - 1917

Rice University Early Land Deeds, Contracts and Related Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 222
Overview The collection contains records and printed material on the early land holdings and dealings of William Marsh Rice and the Rice Institute in 45 Texas counties and 4 Louisiana parishes. The collection also contains records and printed material concerning early Rice Institute campus construction, legal matters (including judicial settlements and statements), institutional housekeeping (including receipts and invoices from 1891-1907), and campus area property and construction.
Dates: 1830 - 1969

Rice University Press records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 017
Overview The records consist of awards, photographs, book and author files, and administrative files from Rice University Press.
Dates: 1983-1999

Rice University Standing Committees Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 387
Overview This collection is composed of correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, commencement procedures, notices and emails that document the activities of Rice University standing committees between 1946 and 2000.
Dates: 1946 - 2000

Rice University Treasurer's Office records regarding Town Lot Sales Records and Rice Hotel and Houston Endowment

 Collection
Identifier: UA 002
Overview The collection consists of sales/payment records, tax records, maps, deeds, and correspondence concerning the town lots received by the Rice Institute from the Rice Estate and others purchased in later years. Also included are deeds, construction contracts, inventories, tax records, and correspondence concerning the Rice Hotel and 99-year lease with the Houston Endowment.
Dates: 1868-1986

Too Short collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 657
Scope and Contents VHS tapes, mini-DV tapes, magazines, contracts, and correspondence.
Dates: 2000-2004