Literature and society
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Chaille Rice Literary Society Records
Identifier: UA 202
Overview The collection includes a notebook, a scrapbook, photos, newsclippings, minutes, policies, etc. related to the Chaille Rice Literary Society (CRLS). The CRLS was formed in 1950 and disbanded in 1968.
Dates: 1952 - 1968
Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society records
Identifier: UA 289
Abstract The Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) was founded in 1914 and named in honor of the second wife of William Marsh Rice. It was an active organization until the mid 1980s. In 1919, the literary society split to form another society, the Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS). In 1924, an alumnae group for EBLS was formed. The records contain correspondence, scrapbooks, newsclippings regarding activities, programs from plays performed by the society, as well as correspondence and...
Dates: 1924 - 1984
Houston Book Clubs research materials
Identifier: MS 521
Abstract: The Houston Book Clubs Research Materials consist of material from 1993-2007, including interviews, surveys, emails, reports, essays, lists, and correspondence between Elizabeth Long and members of the literary community. The files were compiled by Elizabeth Long during her study of the role of women's reading groups for her 2003 book "Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life" (University of Chicago Press).
Dates: 1993 - 2007
Owen Wister Literary Society (OWLS) Undergraduate and Alumnae records
Identifier: UA 059
Overview The collection consists of scrapbooks, minute books, financial records, and other materials relating to the founding and operation of both the Owen Wister Literary Society (OWLS) undergraduate group and the alumnae group, 1927-2002. OWLS was founded in 1924.
Dates: 1927 - 2010
Pallas Athene Literary Society records
Identifier: UA 212
Overview The Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS) was formed in 1919 when the Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) split and was an active organization at Rice until 1966 when it disbanded. The records consist of a ledger book containing minutes of the society’s meetings (September 23, 1924 – May 14, 1929), newspaper clippings pertaining to various members and alumnae, and several programs and pamphlets of the society’s activities.
Dates: 1919 - 1968
Sarah Lane Literary Society records
Identifier: UA 287
Abstract The Sarah Lane Literary Society (SLLS), founded in 1947, was named after Sarah Lane, a 1919 graduate who served as the dean of women, 1931-1950. It disbanded in 1965, but its alumnae stayed active through the 2000s. This record contains correspondence, ledgers, information about events, alumnae directories, alumnae newsletters, and scrapbooks.