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Found in 447 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 461
Abstract This is a collection of the papers of Francis Loewenheim, who taught history at Rice University from 1940s to 1996. The papers contain family correspondence, class notes, drafts and manuscripts for his writings. There are numerous family photographs and also photographs of musicians and composers. This collection consists of 10 linear feet (10 boxes) covering the years 1948 to 1996.
Identifier: MS 401
Abstract: This collection contains plans for and information about Project Mohole, a cooperative effort between the United States government and the scientific community to drill a hole through the outer crust of the earth to what is called the “Mohorovicic Discontinuity” or Moho, the boundary between the Earth's crust and the mantle. Also included in this collection are magazine and news articles, correspondence, designs, and other information about the project. Also, Frank Brigg’s unpublished...
Identifier: MS 348
Overview The papers of Frank Everson Vandiver (1925-), former Professor of History, Acting-President, and Provost of Rice University consist chiefly of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material generated by Vandiver as a historian, writer, teacher, and lecturer at Rice University. See "Related Materials" note for information on Vandiver's records as an administrator.
Dates: 1947 - 1977
Identifier: UA 394
Scope and Contents The holding consists of papers relating to the Rice Quantum Institute, laser and laser fusion studies, articles and personal papers. Professor Tittel was a guest of the 1996 Nobel Prize investiture of his associates Robert Curl and Richard Smalley and his mementos of the occasion are included.
Dates: 1987 - 1997
Identifier: UA 217
Overview This collection documents the academic career of Dr. Franz R. Brotzen (1915-2010) of Rice University, who served as Stanley C. Moore Professor Emeritus of Materials Science, as Dean of Engineering and as master at Rice's Jones and Brown colleges.
Dates: 1950 - 2008
Identifier: UA 335
Overview The Fred C. Alter papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, Rice notebooks, a personal scrapbook, photographs, and material related to the Robert P. Quin Award.
Dates: 1924 - 2008
Identifier: UA 364
Overview The collection consists of materials accumulated by a major alumni supporter of Rice athletics over sixty years. Included is a program from the Texas Relays in 1926 which shows the discus throwing record in the Southwest Conference held by the creator of the collection. There are programs from a few other particular events, but most of the collection relates to the R Association, of which Stancliff was secretary-treasurer for over sixty years. There are...
Dates: 1912 - 1990
Identifier: MS 029
Abstract: The Fred Terry Rogers papers are a record of Fred and Marguerite Rogers' distinguished careers in academia and physics from 1931 to 1956 and consists primarily of correspondence, research and lecture notes and published works. Subjects include Beta-particle decay, the fractureof metals, the U.S. Naval Ordinance Test Station, convection currents in porous media, ballistics penetration and university research and course work.
Dates: 1929 - 1956
Identifier: MS 409
Overview The papers of biochemist and cell biologist Frederick (Fred) Rudolph (1944-2003) document his 31 years on the faculty of Rice University and his tenure as director of Rice's Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering. Topics include Rudolph's research, grant projects, patents, courses taught, departmental administration, and committee service. Formats include reports, notes, charts, correspondence, slides, and photographs. Rudolph's work led to the discovery that several key nucleotides needed...
Identifier: UA 297
Overview The collection is made up primarily of materials created by Fredericka Meiners in writing her 1982 book A History of Rice University: The Institute Years, 1907-1963. It includes multiple draft copies with corrections and revisions. There are audio tapes of three interviews with transcriptions. There are also pre-publication responses to the text from readers including Ray Hoagland, who recommended particular changes in style and content.
Dates: 1977 - 1982