Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 353
Overview This collection contains correspondence, memos, organizational and reading lists, and budget information regarding an organization called the American Defense Group. The Group consisted largely of professors from three California institutions who were interested in assisting the American war effort by reading foreign-language domestic publications and reporting editorial comments to U.S. Naval Intelligence.
Dates: 1941 - 1944
Identifier: MS 017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969
Identifier: MS 546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008
Identifier: MS 205
Abstract: The Anne Fears Crawford papers consist mainly of research materials and drafts for three different manuscripts on Texas politicians: the Governors Ferguson, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Frankie Carter Randolph.
Dates: 1879 - 1999
Identifier: MS 392
Abstract: This collection consists of the school notes of Aristotle D. Michal from when he attended Rice Institute from 1921-1925 while studying for his Ph. D. in Mathematics
Identifier: UA 381
Overview This collection contains details of the original proposal for the Aurora I and Owl research satellites, photographs and video of the project, and papers/publications related to the project.
Dates: 1964 - 1968
Identifier: UA 015
Overview This collection includes manuscripts, related correspondence and notes concerning the publication of the Austrian History Newsletter and Yearbook, consisting primarily of the typescripts for articles.
Dates: 1959 - 1977
Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018
Identifier: UA 253
Overview The collection consists of materials created between October 2008 and January 2010 concerning a possible merger between Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine. There are a preliminary technical report, news clippings, correspondence, meeting records of the Rice Faculty Senate, and descriptions of past and possible future collaborative activity between Rice and B.C.M.
Dates: 2008 - 2010
Identifier: MS 643
Overview The records document the organization and operations of the Bellaire Historical Society, which includes the city of Bellaire and the southwest portion of Houston. Photographs and memorabilia are among the records.
Dates: 1911 - 1994