Universities and colleges
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Found in 447 Collections and/or Records:
Hobby Family Foundation Records
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
Holmes McNeely Papers
Identifier: MS 068
Abstract: Papers of Holmes McNeely, director of the Rice [University] Owl Band 1951-67, with material including brochures, news clippings, photographs, slides, CDs of Rice Owl Band and Jefferson Davis High School Band concerts under McNeely’s direction, bound volumes of band music, and Rice Owl Band uniforms.
Dates: 1948 - 1968
Houston ARCH (Houston Area Rainbow Collective History) Collection
Identifier: MS 569
Abstract The collection contains oral history interviews documenting the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Houston, Texas. It contains DVDs of the interviews, written and electronic transcripts, and research materials and bibliographies used for the project.
Dates: 1981 - 2020
Hugh R. McKean Rice Institute memoir
Identifier: MS 379
Overview This collection contains the autobiographical memoir of Hugh R. McKean, Rice Alumnus, class of 1922. The memoirs cover the early 20th century (through 1922) and for the most part describe the life of a farmer’s family in South Texas. A fair amount of the memoirs concern his years as a student, letterman, and Hohenthal Award winner at the Rice Institute. In addition, the memoirs provide McKean’s observations about events in Houston during the WWI era.
Dates: 1918 - 1922
Ira Gruber academic papers
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: 1934 - 2022
J. David Hellums Academic Papers
Identifier: UA 389
Scope and Contents These papers contain course materials, publications authored or co-authored by Dr. Hellums, and documents related to the academic and departmental activities of the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory and Chemical Engineering at Rice University.
Dates: 1960 - 2013
J. Dennis Huston Literary Papers
Identifier: UA 390
Scope and Contents These papers relate to the scholarly and teaching career of J. Dennis Huston. They reflect the courses he taught on the plays of Shakespeare and other British Renaissance dramatists, on detective fiction, and on works constituting the Western humanities tradition. Also included are materials reflecting the administration of Rice University's required Humanities Foundation Course. There are syllabi of Huston courses, student evaluations of these courses, articles written by others about the...
Dates: 1964 - 2016
Jacob "Jake" Henry Hess Jr. papers
Identifier: MS 450
Overview The papers of Jake Hess reflect his football, basketball, and tennis careers, both before and after his days as a student and star athlete at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1919-1939 [Bulk 1919-1936]
James C. Morehead, Jr. architectural papers and visual materials
Identifier: MS 477
Overview This collection contains educational materials including manuscripts and visuals for books on architectural construction methods. Also included are "A Walking Tour of Rice University" glass plate negatives (c. 1912-1950) given to Morehead by William Ward Watkin for use in Morehead’s construction class. The collection also contains many photographs and slides of buildings and unique architecture at Rice University.
Dates: c. 1912-1990
James Castañeda Rice University sports-related records
Identifier: UA 365
Overview This collection is comprised of materials gathered by Dr. James Castañeda over forty-seven years of involvement with athletics at Rice University. There are records pertaining to the two sports he coached, baseball and golf, as well as the full range of sports partici- pated in by Rice students. Also included are materials relating to both the “R” Association, which is made up of winners of varsity letters, the Owl Club, whose members are donors supporting Rice...
Dates: 1929 - 2007