Rice University -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 545
Abstract: Correspondence and memorabilia from Rice Institute student Anah Marie Leland, future wife of William McIver Streetman, regarding student life, academics and athletics first at Houston’s Central High School 1915-1918, and following at Rice Institute, 1918-1922. Letters continue to 1953.
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 - 2019
Identifier: MS 309
Abstract: This collection is composed of photographs and papers of the academic life of Benjamin S. Melton. It contains class reports and experiments submitted by Benjamin Melton when he was an engineering student at Rice Institute (later known as Rice University).
Dates: 1918 - 1979
Identifier: UA 391
Overview This collection consists of photographs, negatives, and proof sheets from Bob Roosth's time as Campanile photographer.
Dates: 1967 - 1971
Identifier: MS 890
Overview This collection mainly contains Cal Dean Hill, Jr., Virginia Lee Smith, and their son Howard Hill documenting their time at Rice University.
Dates: 1941 - 1978
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.
Dates: 1874 - 1951
Identifier: MS 639
Overview The collection consists primarily of personal letters belonging to Carl R. Wischmeyer, amny of them exchanged between Wischmeyer and his wife Mary. There is also information about his career as a professor of electrical engineering at Rice University. This includes documents relating to patents acquired as well as an article written for the Texas Engineer.
Dates: 1912 - 1945
Identifier: MS 583
Overview The Charles W. Duncan, Jr. business papers include correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, minutes, reports, studies, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, newsclippings, and bound volumes. A 1947 graduate of Rice Institute, Duncan served under President Carter as Deptury Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy. He served as president of Coca-Cola, Co. and on the board of trustees of Rice University.
Identifier: MS 075
Abstract: This collection consists of roughly 180 numbered drawings, including duplicates, on linen, tracing paper, and blueprints of house located at 3456 Inwood Drive (formerly 3460 Inwood Drive) in the exclusive River Oaks subdivision in Houston, Texas, and designed by Cram & Ferguson with Stayton Nunn. The house was completed in 1926. This collection includes renderings, elevations, floor plans, structural and mechanical details of the house, garage, stable and landscaping. There are also a...
Dates: 1923 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1926
Identifier: UA 366
Overview The Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records is comprised of submittals, project manager files, material samples, specifications, and drawings from the planning and construction of Duncan Hall. Duncan Hall is the home of several math, science, and engineering departments at Rice University, including the George R. Brown school of Engineering, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics. The building was designed by British architect John...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992 - 1996; 1981 - 2002