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Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 501
Overview Founded in March 1976 by business, institutional and civic leaders, the South Main Center Association is a private, non-profit community and economic development organization which represents the residential, commercial and institutional interests of the approximately 12.5 square mile South Main area located within the inner loop. In 2005, the South Main Center Association (SMCA) was renamed the South Main Alliance. These records reflect the daily business of the organization.
Identifier: MS 584
Abstract This collection encompasses business records relating to Space Services’ administration and organization, the Contestoga and Starfire programs, launch sites, investors, customers, markets, relations with NASA, presentations and other materials from meetings, conferences, and seminars, and various assorted business files and records. It primarily consists of paper records, but also includes photographs, audio cassettes, VHS, Beta, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: ca. 1970s-1990s
Identifier: MS 529
Overview The Texas City disaster records were created and / or maintained by survivor Robert M. Morris, of Texas City, TX. The reports, statements, images and notes describe the events of the April 16, 1947 when a French ship carrying fertilizer on Galveston Bay caught fire and exploded, causing disaster on shore at the nearby Monsanto styrene plant and other petroleum refineries, homes, warehouses, ships and buildings. At least 576 were killed and 4,000 injured, with the town being almost completely...
Dates: 1947-2003; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1949
Identifier: MS 558
Overview This collection contains correspondence, departmental records, course preparation materials, and course assistant records relating to Thomas A. Rabson’s career as professor of electrical engineering at Rice University. Also included are conference materials, reference materials, energy research studies and reports, and information concerning Dr. Rabson’s grant proposals, consultation with energy and electronics corporations, and expertise in lasers and ferroelectric thin films.
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.
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: 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