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Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 335
Overview The papers of medieval historian Dr. Floyd Seyward Lear include correspondence, departmental and university reports and memoranda, teaching materials, research notes, and a variety of memorabilia, including photographs which document his long tenure at Rice University (1925-1975) as well as the history of the University itself.
Dates: 1881 - 1975
Identifier: UA 210
Overview Records reflecting the business of the Fondren Library Planning Committee, which explored and planned a redesign of the library at Rice University, 1993-1999.
Dates: 1993 - 1999
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 Also, Frank Brigg’s unpublished...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 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: MS 070
Abstract: The F. W. Heitmann Company business ledgers contains business materials from the F. W. Heitmann Company. It includes assorted business information and records, including daybooks, journals, monthly reports, business ledgers, account books, registers, balance sheets, invoices, inventories, catalogs, city sales records, and lists of shipments received. Most of the collection is still in its original bindings, in large ledgers. Much of the information is hand-written.
Identifier: UA 295
Overview The G. King Walters academic service papers represent Walters' participation on committees and task forces at Rice University. Walters graduated from Rice Institute in 1953 with a degree in physics. He was hired by Rice as a Physics professor in 1963. Walters remained at Rice through retirement in 1999 and beyond, advancing through the professorial ranks to chairman of the physics department, assistant dean of natural sciences, and dean of natural sciences.
Dates: 1954 - 2006
Identifier: MS 667
Overview Records documenting the activities of Glenda Joe with the Houston Asian American Festival Association, as well as with community advocacy issues concerning the Asian American communities in Houston, circa 1980-2015.
Dates: 1980 - 2015
Identifier: MS 637
Overview The central item in this collection is a remarkable contemporary manuscript report of Robert Schumann's conducting at Dusseldorf, written by W. Wortmann, deputy mayor of Düsseldorf and a leading member of the administration of the Allgemeiner Musikverein (of whose orchestra and chorus Schumann had been appointed director in 1850).
Dates: 1853-1939 (bulk 1853)
Identifier: MS 519
Overview The Herbert Allen papers include personal holdings, including biographical information, honors and awards, and personal correspondence. In addition papers dealing with his professional activities and patents are included, as are those dealing with his involvement with Rice University. Allen was an inventor and mechanical engineer who graduated from Rice Institute in 1929 where he later served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1938 - 2014