Social life and customs
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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family collection
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
Rice University Center for Civic Leadership records
Identifier: UA 367
Overview This collection consists of materials from the Center for Civic Leadership offices. It includes office files and journals and scrapbooks created by students.
Dates: 1990 - 2015
History of Student Life at Rice Oral Histories project
Identifier: UA 282
Overview Audio cassette tapes and subject index of oral histories given by Rice students and alumni regarding student life, created within a university course as a contribution to the charter centennial celebration in 1991. It also includes a copy of the published work, The History of Student Life at Rice University: A Series of Papers, which resulted from these interviews.
Dates: 1989 - 1990
Lynette S. Autrey papers
Identifier: MS 051
Abstract: This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.
Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978
Pallas Athene Literary Society records
Identifier: UA 212
Overview The Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS) was formed in 1919 when the Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) split and was an active organization at Rice until 1966 when it disbanded. The records consist of a ledger book containing minutes of the society’s meetings (September 23, 1924 – May 14, 1929), newspaper clippings pertaining to various members and alumnae, and several programs and pamphlets of the society’s activities.
Dates: 1919 - 1968
Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange personal papers
Identifier: MS 506
Overview The collection consists of the personal papers of Houston philanthropist Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange (1915-2011). The collection includes correspondence, financial, business and estate records and personal memorabilia of Ray Strange. Her father, William Ward Watkin, was Supervising Architect during the construction of the original Rice Institute campus and later the Dean of Architecture at Rice. Mrs. Strange was a friend and generous donor to Rice University for many years. The papers and...
Rice Institute Photographs of Special Occasions
Identifier: UA 349
Overview The collection consists of 284 8” by 10” black and white photographs of special occasions at Rice Institute, chiefly baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies. The photographs were collected by Captain James A. Baker and were presented in May 1960 to the Rice Institute Library in memory of Captain and Mrs. Baker by the Baker family.
Dates: 1912 - 1946
Rice PRIDE records
Identifier: UA 326
Abstract These records include the daily business, projects, and publicity for Rice PRIDE student group. (2 boxes)
Dates: 1981 - 2013
Rice Television and Video Production records
Identifier: UA 406
Overview These records include the creative output of the Rice Television and Video Production organization, which comprises student events and original programming.
Dates: 1999 - 2013
Rice University Anne and Charles Duncan College Records
Identifier: UA 313
Abstract Anne and Charles Duncan College is the 11th and newest college at Rice University. These records include O-Week books, photographs, T-Shirts, and a calendar.
Dates: 2009 - 2019