Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 438
Overview The Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory collection provides an overview of the chemical engineering program housed within the building’s walls for over seventy years. Faculty research, class papers, and program accreditation materials forming the bulk of the collection, with event programs, photos, and memorabilia offering more insight into the program’s culture.
Dates: 1948 - 2018
Identifier: UA 096
Abstract: The American Association of University Professors: Rice University chapter collection consists of folders containing meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, newsletters and other documents representing the regular business of the Rice University chapter. Specific issues covered in the collection are academic freedom and freedom of the press at Rice University.
Dates: 1944 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2004
Identifier: UA 314
Overview The architectural papers of Anderson Todd, AIA, cover his academic career at Rice University as well as his private practice in Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1943 - 1995
Identifier: UA 253
Overview The collection consists of materials created between October 2008 and January 2010 concerning a possible merger between Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine. There are a preliminary technical report, news clippings, correspondence, meeting records of the Rice Faculty Senate, and descriptions of past and possible future collaborative activity between Rice and B.C.M.
Dates: 2008 - 2010
Identifier: MS 787
Overview The Bell family collection contains materials from various family members, such as a photograph of Boris “Bussie” Bell’s bowling team, report cards from Walter Bell’s school days, and piano recital programs featuring Marian Bell. A later addendum contributed photo albums of both the extended Bell family and activities with the Nite Owls at the Jewish Community Center, and the Workmen’s Circle. The materials are social in nature and reveal the Bell family’s connections to the larger Houston...
Dates: 1935 - 2004
Identifier: MS 867
Overview The Bob Rubin collection provides a glimpse into the life of a young Jewish man growing up within the Houston communities of his school system and synagogue in the 1950s and 60s. Bob Rubin’s dedication to his studies and wider community is well-documented in the collection materials, which range from report cards and yearbooks to photographs and graduation certificates.
Dates: 1952 - 1990
Identifier: MS 488
Overview The bulk of this material consists of business records of the Brown & Root firm and Brown Shipbuilding Co., relating in particular to building projects and joint ventures with other companies such as Zapata Offshore, Texas Gulf Sulphur and ARMCO Steel, as well as internal operations of the firm. Formats include correspondence, internal memos, project site drawings, photographs, reports, notes, and newsclippings.
Identifier: MS 464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Identifier: UA 339
Overview The collection consists of materials that represent what the Cain Project was, from proposals to teaching materials, reports, photographs, and assessments. It also includes records relating to University-wide communication requirements during the period of the Cain Project (1998-2008).
Dates: 1998 - 2009
Identifier: MS 487
Abstract: Correspondence from Capt. James A. Baker (Rice Institute Chairman, 1891-1941) to various family members and colleagues, newsclippings regarding William M. Rice and regarding Capt. Baker’s death, and photographs of the Baker family.