Social life and customs
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms || Use For: Manners and customs
Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 285
Abstract: This guest book is filled with the signatures and comments of guests who visited the Peden family’s lake house in Clear Lake, Texas, called “Miramichi.” There are also several diary entries chronicling important events in the Peden family, as well as events that occurred at Miramichi.
Dates: 1907 - 1934
Identifier: MS 839
Overview One box of photographs, citizenship documentation, marriage and death records, correspondence, biographical information, education records, military paperwork, and family history and genealogy materials document the lives of some of the Miron / Berman family from 1924 to 1982.
Dates: 1924 - 1982
Identifier: MS 151
Abstract: Photocopies of 49 letters to Morrison Gunn from members of his family and various friends. For the most part they are personal, but also include information on the conditions faced by immigrant farmers and the problems of establishing a home.
Dates: 1844 - 1869
Identifier: MS 355
Overview Correspondence, drawings, maps, scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers, and other papers, of John Patterson Osterhout (1826-1903), relating to his early life in Pennsylvania, early impressions of Texas, work as a judge, service in the Confederate Army, and leader of the Republican Party in Texas, and of his son, Paul Osterhout (1859-1944), relating to his studies at Baylor University and University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Medicine, activities fighting yellow fever during the digging of the Panama...
Dates: 1836 - 1941; Majority of material found within
Identifier: MS 536
Abstract: Correspondence from Rice Institute student Otto Eisenlohr to his high school sweetheart and eventual wife, Gainor Roberts, regarding student life, academics and athletics at Rice Institute, and contemporary newsclippings and photographs.
Identifier: UA 059
Overview The collection consists of scrapbooks, minute books, financial records, and other materials relating to the founding and operation of both the Owen Wister Literary Society (OWLS) undergraduate group and the alumnae group, 1927-2002. OWLS was founded in 1924.
Dates: 1927 - 2010
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
Identifier: MS 730
Overview The holding consists of books (both written and owned by Rabbi Schachtel), unpublished sermons and miscellaneous writings, musical compositions, correspondence, newsclippings, transparencies, photographs (both loose and contained in scrapbooks), and architectural drawings and specifications. Also included are records, cassette tapes and reels containing recordings of Rabbi Schachtel speaking on the radio, and memorabilia related to President Lyndon B. Johnson, such as a telegram laminated to a...
Dates: circa 1935-2001
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...
Identifier: MS 306
Abstract: This collection contains notes and printed material largely related to John Minter’s study of the youth movement in the Berkeley, California area, including the resulting publication by Minter titled "Youth Alive." A great deal of the printed ephemera reflects the young adult “counter culture” of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Also included is some additional material on Christian movements in the Houston area.
Dates: 1969 - 1973