Subject Source: Fast
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 260
Overview Correspondence, contracts, credit reports, and leases in this collection document the business of Houston, Texas based Merchants & Planters Oil Company, particularly during the last period of its existence, 1930 through 1941. This company was owned by William Marsh Rice and associated with Rice Institute after Mr. Rice's death.
Dates: 1894 - 1945; Majority of material found within
Identifier: MS 845
Overview The collection consists of one box containing a scrapbook of, primarily, Morton Levy's architectural drawings of the proposed renovation to Congregation Brith Shalom's interior, correspondence, newsclippings, and photographs of the congregation's interior from 1986-1996. In addition to the drawings in the scrapbook there are ten prints from Levy's portfolio (1997) of a number of synagogues that he worked on. The rest of the material -- two Congregation Beth Israel bulletins, newsclippings, and...
Dates: 1948 - 1997
Identifier: MS 439
Overview This collection contains the personal and academic papers of Houston architect O. Jack Mitchell. Included in the collection are Mitchell’s consulting projects, Houston organizations projects, numerous slides of cities around the world, film reels of lectures, and various other architectural materials.
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 226
Overview These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections. Links to these finding aids are included.
Dates: circa 1840-2010s
Identifier: UA 136
Overview Minutes from Rice University Buildings and Grounds Committee meetings, correspondence between members, and proposals from architects for potential new buildings and renovations.
Identifier: UA 128
Overview Collection of blueprints, correspondence, financial records, photographs and more relating to the design, maintenance and furnishings of the Cohen House Faculty Club. Also includes samples of dishes and linens used in the original dining room as well as materials related to the Cohen family.
Identifier: UA 229
Abstract The Dean of Continuing Education Records contain materials related to the Dean of Continuing Education, specifically Mary McIntire. These records consist of financial statements, blueprints, images, proposals, correspondence, student publications, pamphlets, and surveys. The records begin in 1987 and continue through 2001, with the bulk of the information starting in the early 1990s.
Dates: 1987 - 2001
Identifier: UA 222
Overview The collection contains records and printed material on the early land holdings and dealings of William Marsh Rice and the Rice Institute in 45 Texas counties and 4 Louisiana parishes. The collection also contains records and printed material concerning early Rice Institute campus construction, legal matters (including judicial settlements and statements), institutional housekeeping (including receipts and invoices from 1891-1907), and campus area property and construction.
Dates: 1830 - 1969
Identifier: UA 119
Abstract The collection consists of Martel College architectural drawings, photographs, videotape of the 2000 groundbreaking, constitution and bylaws, charter, cabinet minutes, records of special events, information on the Founding Committee, and student life, 2000-2012.