Education, Higher -- Texas
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 340
Overview The collection visually documents Ella Fondren's family members and homes, and describes her lifelong philanthropic efforts toward higher education and health care in the Houston area.
Dates: 1880 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1960
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968
Identifier: UA 278
Overview Records of meetings of the Council of Overseers, Jones Graduate School of Administration, including agendas, table of contents, by-laws and consitutions, minutes, membership lists, financial information, publicity and other material presented at the meetings.
Dates: 1977 - 1988
Identifier: UA 320
Overview The collection consists of information gathered from thirty universities about retirement plans, records of meetings of the Rice Faculty Senate Working Group on Retirement Planning, and other materials about retirement planning. The Working Group’s final report is also included.
Dates: 2002 - 2012
Identifier: UA 177
Overview The collection consists of the notes, correspondence, and minutes of the Committee on University Welfare, formed in 1961. It served as a grievance committee until 1971 when the committee disbanded and its functions were taken over by the newly organized Faculty Council and the University Council.
Dates: 1961 - 1972
Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.