biographies (literary works)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 498
Abstract: Personal letters between Aldous Huxley, Maria Huxley, Eva Hermann and Martha Saxton. Letters largely refer to personal topics including the death of Martha Saxton's husband, Gene. Aldous Huxley was the brother of renowned biologist and former Rice Institute faculty member Julian Huxley.
Identifier: MS 114
Abstract: The Ann Marie Turner correspondence consists of a collection of letters primarily between Ann Marie Stewart Turner and her husband, James Turner, a Confederate soldier in the U.S. Civil War. The remaining correspondence in this collection is amongst Mrs. Turner and other family and friends.
Dates: 1851 - 1913
Identifier: MS 472
Overview Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to Clinton George Evelyn Dawkins in regards to his son, Clinton John Dawkins, embarking on a career in Africa.
Dates: ca. 1941
Identifier: MS 057
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to his student G.W. Hordholtz Eggers regarding their time working together in the biology lab at Rice Institute.
Identifier: MS 058
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to Mr. Fred Dyke, a Rice Institute student, in regards to meeting for tea.
Identifier: MS 055
Abstract: Correspondence between biologist Julian Huxley to art historian Kenneth Clark, including some letters between their wives Juliette Huxley and Jane Clark, regarding art, artists, financing films of animals, Clark’s television series, both Clark’s and Huxley’s books, the Zoological Society of London, British Candidates for the Nobel Prize, WWII government projects, and personal matters. Huxley was Assistant Professor of Biology at Rice Institute (1913-1916).
Dates: 1935 - 1974
Identifier: MS 241
Abstract Chiefly letters to Louisa (Neumann) Bering, a resident of Houston, Tex., from her brothers and sisters, including letters from her brother, Emil Neumann, describing his service in the Confederate Army, stationed at Fort Eagle Grove (Fort Moore) and Galveston, Tex.; together with clippings and photos. Includes material relating to land in Texas, Bering family, and Little Rock, AR, during the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856 - 1886; 1850 - 1955
Identifier: UA 099
Abstract: Documents related to the planning and execution of the symposium titled "Julian Huxley, Biologist and Statesman of Science" and was held September 25-27,1987 at Rice University. Formats include correspondence, grants proposals, publicity materials, photographs, and audiotapes and transcripts of symposium presentations.
Dates: 1985 - 1988
Identifier: MS 064
Abstract Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1893 - 2004
Identifier: MS 484
Abstract: This collection is comprised of materials which Waldo Greene, a student of Thornton Wilder's, gathered about Wilder during Wilder's lifetime and up until Greene's death. Included among these materials are correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, playbills, and copies of Wilder's typewritten journals.