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Universities and colleges

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Alan Chapman academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 186
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, research, reports, and publications, administrative materials, course notes and handouts, and personal items of Alan Chapman, the Harry S. Cameron Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University.
Dates: 1918 - 2007

Albert Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 262
Abstract: This collection of speeches, correspondences, reports, and photographs documents the work of Albert Thomas, U.S. Representative for Harris County, Texas, from 1936-1966. Albert Thomas was the first Rice Alumnus to serve in Congress. He graduated from Rice Institute in 1920.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

David Minter Academic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 215
Abstract The papers of David Minter, Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University until 2002, consist of handwritten notes, typescript papers, and published articles on critical theory and cultural criticism; handwritten notes, typescript papers, and published articles on writers, philosophers, and artists influential in 20th century American literature and 20th century critical theory; and articles on the literature of American minority communities.
Dates: 1868 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999

Hobby Family Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968

Ira Gruber academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 204
Abstract Collection contains the academic writings, professional and personal correspondence, courses taught, and biographical information of Ira Gruber before and while a professor of History at Rice University.
Dates: 1953 - 2021

Norman Hackerman personal and professional papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 407
Overview Professional and personal papers of chemist Dr. Norman Hackerman, the fourth president of Rice University (1970 - 1985), including correspondence, notes for speaking engagements, etc., mainly concerning his membership in the National Science Foundation, National Science Board, and trips to Antarctica.
Dates: 1956-1986

Osterhout Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 355
Overview Correspondence, drawings, maps, scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers, and other papers, of John Patterson Osterhout (1826-1903), relating to his early life in Pennsylvania, early impressions of Texas, work as a judge, service in the Confederate Army, and leader of the Republican Party in Texas, and of his son, Paul Osterhout (1859-1944), relating to his studies at Baylor University and University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Medicine, activities fighting yellow fever during the digging of the Panama...
Dates: 1836 - 1941; Majority of material found within

Rice Historical Society records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 207
Abstract: Documents related to the business activities and publications of the Rice Historical Society at Rice University.
Dates: 1995-2016, and current

Rice Institute/Rice University Charter Trial records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 275
Overview These records reflect the court proceedings of and alumni and public response to Rice Institute's Charter trial of 1964 and later appeals and judgments. The lawsuit was brought by the Rice Institute Trustees seeking to alter the Institute's original charter to allow admission of students of color and to enable the school to charge tuition. Additional changes to the charter in 1982 and 1998 relating to structure of the board of trustees and the university's legal ability to borrow money are also...
Dates: 1963 - 1998

Rice University 1990-1991 Charter Centennial Celebration Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 256
Overview The collection consists of planning materials in preparation for the 1990-91 celebration of the centennial of the charter establishing Rice Institute. The collection includes the committee’s charge from President George Rupp, records of committee and subcommittee membership, notes, memos, meeting minutes, recommendations, reports, and correspondence.
Dates: 1987 - 1990