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Found in 449 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 577
Abstract These records include architectural drawings, renderings and project documentation related to the work of William T. Cannady. As a Professor of Architecture at Rice University since 1964, Cannady teaches both undergraduate and graduate design studios, and is a practicing architect.
Dates: 1956 - 2018
Identifier: MS 426
Overview The William V. Houston Personal Papers document Houston's personal life and academic career beginning with his university education at Ohio State and Chicago in 1925, and continuing with his studies in Munich and Leipzig during 1927 and 1928 and his work at the California Institute of Technology from 1928 until he accepted the presidency of Rice Institute in 1946.
William W. Akers Chemical Engineering papers and Rice University Vice President for Administration records
Identifier: UA 154
Overview The bulk of these records relate to Akers’ administrative roles at Rice University, particularly as Vice President for Administration. Correspondence, memos, articles, newsclippings reflect his interests both as university administrator and as professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering.
Identifier: MS 508
Overview Correspondence, photographs, family trees, vital records and other genealogical material related to the Watkin family of Houston, TX (1910s-current) and of Danville, Pennsylvania (late 19th century). William Ward Watkin (1886-1952) was the first Supervising Architect of Rice Institute and the first chair of the Dept. of Architecture at Rice Institute. His daughter, Ray Watkin Strange, is a Rice graduate and significant supporter of Rice University and the Fondren Library.
Identifier: MS 352
Overview The papers detail the academic and architectural career of William Ward Watkin. Included in the collection are personal information, business correspondence, construction photographs and architectural drawings of the early Rice Institute, and drawings of projects from his private architectural career.
Dates: 1903 - 1956; Majority of material found within
Identifier: UA 322
Overview Correspondence, interview transcripts and materials related to Dr. Linda Driskill's Rice Women's Conference in 1999. The 2012-2013 interviews were conducted by students in two classes of the Introduction to the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, one under Dr. Lora Wildenthal and the other under Dr. Abigail Rosas, in preparation for the 2014 exhibition and symposium at Fondren Library.
Dates: 1988 - 2014; Majority of material found within 2012 - 2014
Identifier: MS 625
Overview Architectural drawings and related records for residential architecture projects by Wylie Vale, Jr.
Dates: 1950 - 1951
Identifier: UA 029
Scope and Contents These early records of the Y.W.C.A. at Rice Institute include minutes of meetings, annual reports, newspaper clippings, and play programs.
Dates: 1912 - 1939
Identifier: UA 408
Overview Collection of 10 16mm films, 1 Super 8mm film, 1 audio reel filmed by Dr. Zevi Salsburg in the 1950s-1970s. Films include family events, travel, and scenes at Rice University.