Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 518
Abstract: Original letters, broadsides, pamphlets, printed materials and books documenting the 19th century and early 20th century political and cultural relationships between the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, Spain, and Portugal.
Identifier: MS 309
Abstract: This collection is composed of photographs and papers of the academic life of Benjamin S. Melton. It contains class reports and experiments submitted by Benjamin Melton when he was an engineering student at Rice Institute (later known as Rice University).
Dates: 1918 - 1979
Identifier: MS 644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942
Identifier: UA 258
Overview The collection consists of submissions to a high school essay contest, an event flyer, and two oral history interviews (in digital format).
Dates: 2009 - 2016
Identifier: MS 583
Overview The Charles W. Duncan, Jr. business papers include correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, minutes, reports, studies, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, newsclippings, and bound volumes. A 1947 graduate of Rice Institute, Duncan served under President Carter as Deptury Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy. He served as president of Coca-Cola, Co. and on the board of trustees of Rice University.
Identifier: MS 912
Overview The materials in this collection reflect the activities of the Houston Filipino American community, over several generations. These activities include political and historical achievements, such as Filipino American WWII Soldier Recognition project materials, Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act celebrations; celebrating Filipino American History Month; as well as cultural resources such as a community cookbook, and a Filipino American history book. The collection also...
Dates: 2014 - 2018
Identifier: MS 019
Abstract: The Clarence R. Wharton Papers includes Wharton’s papers, correspondence, research files and manuscripts related to Texas history. The correspondence pertains primarily to the preparation and/or publication of his works, such as "Gail Borden, pioneer," "Wharton's History of Fort Bend County," "Remember Goliad," "L'Archeveque," and others. Also included is manuscript material of other authors.
Identifier: MS 441
Overview The papers of anthropologist Dr. Edward Norbeck, an expert in the cultures of the Pacific Ocean area, consist of correspondence, lecture notes, article drafts dating from his years at Rice University and at the University of California at Berkeley.
Identifier: MS 731
Overview The collection consists of publications for a variety of purposes: student recruitment; fund-raising; periodic reporting, particularly to parents; and recording of community guidelines. Also included are student publications and an I. Weiner School yearbook. There are a few programs from student theater productions. Newsclippings and correspondence are also included.
Dates: 1978 - 2003
Identifier: MS 087
Overview The first page is the legal instrument authorizing public sale of the property of one Samuel A. Burton, deceased. Page two includes a list of enslaved persons including their first names, genders, and ages. It ends with detail of when the sale took place. The second page lists the property that was sold to the highest bidder, one David A. Burton, and its purchase price, $3500.