Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 413
Overview Houston-born Ralph Anderson Jr. (1923-1990) studied architecture at Rice Institute and earned a bachelor's degree in 1943. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and fought in the Battle of the Bulge where he was wounded and awarded a medal for his bravery. After the war, he returned to Rice and continued his studies in architecture. He joined the architectural firm of Wilson, Morris and Crain and eventually rose to become a partner and later president of the company. The papers cover a...
Dates: 1860-1989; Majority of material found within
Identifier: UA 275
Overview These records reflect the court proceedings of and alumni and public response to Rice Institute's Charter trial of 1964 and later appeals and judgments. The lawsuit was brought by the Rice Institute Trustees seeking to alter the Institute's original charter to allow admission of students of color and to enable the school to charge tuition. Additional changes to the charter in 1982 and 1998 relating to structure of the board of trustees and the university's legal ability to borrow money are also...
Dates: 1963 - 1998
Identifier: UA 069
Abstract: Rosters, correspondence files, room assignments, rules and regulations, committee records, fellows records, roommate questionnaires and more, relating to Baker College daily business and special events such as Baker Night and Shakespeare Week, orientation. Materials were created and/or maintained by masters of Baker College, and are arranged in chronological order.
Dates: 1955 - 2008
Identifier: UA 074
Abstract Correspondence, newsclippings, obituaries, minutes, freshman materials, publications, governmental and budget documents as well as other information relating to the general operation of Brown College. There are also files on the Brown students such as lists of members and room assignments. Brown College was dedicated on October 3, 1965 and was filled primarily by women who had volunteered to leave Jones College, then the only women's college, to start a new college.
Dates: 1965 - 2017
Identifier: UA 078
Abstract Rosters, correspondence files, handbooks, diet minutes, committee records, fellows records, roommate questionnaires and more created and maintained by masters of Will Rice College. Will Rice was opened in 1912 and became one of the men's colleges in 1957. It went co-ed in 1977.
Dates: 1956 - 2006
Identifier: UA 073
Abstract: Documents, publications, minutes, including constitution and by-laws, as well as correspondence files, news clippings and theatrical information and social activities created and maintained by residents of Will Rice College. Will Rice was opened in 1912 and became one of the men's colleges in 1957. It went co-ed in 1977.
Dates: 1957 - 2017
Identifier: UA 034
Overview The South Central Intellectual Property Partnership at Rice (SCIPPR) was established in 1997 as a partnership between Fondren Library, Rice University, and the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to provide specialized services to the intellectual property community of greater Houston area, the south central United States, and Mexico. These records consist of documents relating to the planning and opening of the department and its eventual 2001 closing and the business conducted by SCIPPR...
Dates: 1997 - 2002
Identifier: MS 811
Overview The Temple Freda collection is made up of documents, photographs, and news clippings concerning one of the oldest religious buildings in Bryan, Texas. Though used for different things over the years, Temple Freda remains stalwart in its support for the Jewish community in Bryan, interacting with both congregation Beth Shalom, and the A&M Hillel in College Station.
Dates: 1912 - 2006
Identifier: MS 876
Overview The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.
Dates: 1920 - 2012