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Rice University -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Construction on Campus negatives

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Identifier: UA 446
Overview This collection includes 32 sleeves of 4" x 5" black and white photographic negatives of buildings and interiors of the Rice University campus taken in the 1960's.
Dates: 1964 - 1968

Douglas Killgore video materials

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Identifier: UA 405
Overview The collection contains audio-visual material created and edited by Douglas Killgore during his time at Rice University, both as a student in the 1970s and, decades later, as an independent filmmaker. The materials document people and events at Rice and the history of the university from 1911-2013.
Dates: 1911 - 2013

Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society records

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Identifier: UA 289
Abstract The Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) was founded in 1914 and named in honor of the second wife of William Marsh Rice. It was an active organization until the mid 1980s. In 1919, the literary society split to form another society, the Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS). In 1924, an alumnae group for EBLS was formed. The records contain correspondence, scrapbooks, newsclippings regarding activities, programs from plays performed by the society, as well as correspondence and...
Dates: 1924 - 1984

Engraved printing plates of Rice University scenes

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Identifier: UA 417
Overview Over the years, Rice University has changed, expanding what began as a cluster of buildings to the developed campus it boasts today. The printing plates in this collection showcase Rice's changes to buildings and landscapes through the years, as well as several important historical figures.
Dates: 1912 - 1980

Fred Terry Rogers papers

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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

Fredericka Meiners' A History of Rice University research materials

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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

George W. Whiting papers

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Identifier: MS 342
Abstract: This collection contains typescripts, handwritten notes and correspondence related to the personal and professional life of George W. Whiting, a professor of English at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1925 - 1963

Gilbert Morris Cuthbertson Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts

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Identifier: UA 426
Content Description This donation from the estate of Rice University Prof. Gilbert Cuthbertson contains circa 10,00 books / bound volumes; circa 2,000 photographs; circa 15 audiorecordings; circa 41 cartons of manuscript materials. Subject areas include Texas and Central American history, Rice University history, political science, and more.
Dates: 1500 - 2019

Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips

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Identifier: MS 073
Abstract: The letters concern Ms. Hattie Lel Red's scholarship fund raising activities on behalf of Dr. Edward Phillips' history students at Austin College and his responses thereto. Her letters also cover her memories of her time at Rice and of her family, classmates and teachers, as well as comments concerning her travels in Texas and elsewhere.
Dates: 1970 - 1980

History of Biosciences research materials

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Identifier: UA 445
Overview This collection mainly consists of the research materials for the "History of Biosciences" written by Kathleen Matthews.
Dates: 2019 - 2021