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Ayers family plantation history collection

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Identifier: MS 635
Overview This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.
Dates: 1850 - 2015

Bapsi Sidhwa papers

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Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018

Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857-1941 biography research materials

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Identifier: MS 609
Abstract The collections contains extensive research files on James A. Baker and his family, including biographical, genealogical and law firm, recollections of family members and friends, correspondence and newsclips, as well as numerous photographs of family members, houses and family events. This material was gathered in 2011-2012 by Kate Kirkland in preparation for the publication of her biography of Baker, published in 2012.
Dates: 2011-2012

Chandler Davidson Texas Politics research collection

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Identifier: MS 259
Overview The Chandler Davidson Texas Politics research collection includes material related to Rice Sociology Professor Chandler Davidson’s research into the liberal political movement in Texas. Materials include audio cassette tapes of oral histories (some with transcriptions), correspondence, clippings, research notes, publications, and student research papers. Interviewees include Texas politicians Billie Carr, Ralph Yarborough, Bob Eckhardt, Walter Hall, Sam Rayburn, Margaret Carter, Allan Shivers,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2010

Chandler Davidson Voting Rights papers

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Identifier: MS 528
Abstract: The Chandler Davidson Voting Rights papers collection includes research material, demographic data, reports, trial materials, correspondence, letters, information about court cases, and several essays and books relating to voting rights in the United States.
Dates: 1961-2006

David Westheimer Oral History interview

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Identifier: MS 665
Overview This collection contains ten Compact Discs and thirty-two cassette tapes of Professor Philip Napoli's interview with David Westheimer. The interviews were conducted over a two-day span in June of 2002.
Dates: 2002-06-27 - 2002-06-28

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 University Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology records

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Identifier: UA 184
Overview This collection contains videos by or about the Smalley Institute and about Richard Smalley, co-winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Videotapes are in VHS and Beta format. The collection also includes papers of Wade Adams during his tenure as Director of the Smalley Institute; information on nanotechnology initiatives and proposals of the Smalley Institute and others; records of staff participation in nanotechnology conferences; and administrative records of the institute. The Richard E....
Dates: 1993 - 2015

Rice University Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies Search records

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Identifier: UA 092
Overview The Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies search committee, 1995-1996, was chaired by Ken Kennedy. These records reflect the course of the search and his role as chair. Access to this material requires special permission.
Dates: 1995 - 1996

Richard F. Haines Ufology papers

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Identifier: MS 706
Overview The Richard F. Haines Ufology papers includes documents that cover the period between the 1970s and 2010s. It includes personal and professional correspondence, administrative documents of NARCAP and drafts of its research projects, Haines' own drafts and printouts for conference presentations. It also contains a large set of UFO photos with notes and photo analysis, and well as audio tapes with interviews of UFO witnesses.
Dates: 1947 - 2015