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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Identifier: UA 198
Abstract CBEN-ICON Kristen Kulinowski academic papers contain records of the Center for Biological and Environmnetal Nanotechnology (CBEN) and the International Council on Nanotechnology (ICON) from roughly 2004 to 2008. Kulinowski was executive director of CBEN and director of ICON. This collection consists of six boxes of mixed media, including text, correspondence, publications, brochures and multimedia formats, such as DVDs. Subjects include the administrative side of CBEN and ICON, work with the...
Dates: 1993 - 2008
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...
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 Also, Frank Brigg’s unpublished...
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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