Subject Source: Fast
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 413
Overview The Alan Grob academic career records offer insight into the teaching and personal life of Rice University professor of English Alan Grob. Containing a large number of his lecture notes in addition to his writings, university related documents, and documents such as correspondence, photographs, and news articles, the collection helps preserve the memory of his impact at Rice.
Dates: 1961 - 2007
Identifier: MS 705
Content Description The collection contains Mody's personal prayer cap and beads; his book of daily prayers; his copy of Hymns of Zarathustra by Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin; his copy of Textual Sources for the Study of Zoroastrianism by Mary Boyce; his copy of Zoroastrianism by Annie Besant; and an obituary of Mody in the Lawrence Journal-World, as well as a program for his celebration of life ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: 1952 - 2018
Identifier: MS 051
Abstract: This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.
Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978
Identifier: UA 074
Abstract Correspondence, newsclippings, obituaries, minutes, freshman materials, publications, governmental and budget documents as well as other information relating to the general operation of Brown College. There are also files on the Brown students such as lists of members and room assignments. Brown College was dedicated on October 3, 1965 and was filled primarily by women who had volunteered to leave Jones College, then the only women's college, to start a new college.
Dates: 1965 - 2017
Identifier: MS 855
Overview Stella Sullivan was a Houston based artist and teacher, of the Midcentury Modernist genre. She worked with formats such as silkscreen prints, fabric art, watercolors, and more. Materials in this collection reflect the artist and teaching career of Stella Sullivan, including examples of her work, class notes, correspondence, and more.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2016
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 876
Overview The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.
Dates: 1920 - 2012