Rice University -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 282
Overview Audio cassette tapes and subject index of oral histories given by Rice students and alumni regarding student life, created within a university course as a contribution to the charter centennial celebration in 1991. It also includes a copy of the published work, The History of Student Life at Rice University: A Series of Papers, which resulted from these interviews.
Dates: 1989 - 1990
Identifier: MS 527
Abstract The Hobby Family Foundation is a non-profit organization organized in 1940 and located in Houston, Texas. The Hobby Foundation Records include information covering legal correspondences between the Hobby family, the Hobby Foundation, and the Houston Post Company, foundation corporate minute books (which comprise most of the collection), and financial records.
Dates: 1945-1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1968
Identifier: UA 204
Abstract Collection contains the academic writings, professional and personal correspondence, courses taught, and biographical information of Ira Gruber before and while a professor of History at Rice University.
Dates: 1934 - 2022
John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Fund Presentation Parchment
Identifier: MS 059
Overview A two page document presenting a permanent scholarship for girls on behalf of the John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Identifier: UA 434
Overview This collection includes photographs, diplomas, and other documents from the family of John T. McCants between ca. 1940 and 1969.
Dates: 1900 - 1970
Identifier: UA 296
Overview This collection contains research materials, the original typescript, and photocopies of Some Information Concerning the Rice Institute, written by J.T. McCants in 1955. The text deals with the early history of the Rice Institute, describing its founder, the general plan, first buildings, formal opening, and the first academic year.
Dates: 1952 - 1962
Identifier: UA 418
Overview The collection consists of a single letter written by L. Ruth Wells Cahill, describing her journey from her hometown of Shreve, Ohio through Chicago south to Houston by train, and speculation about plans for the incipient "Rice Institute" once she arrived there.
Identifier: MS 595
Overview This collection consists of non-academic papers of Dr. Lynne Huffer that reflect her university community activities while she was on the faculty at Rice from 1998 to 2005. Among these activities are work on a campaign to extend university benefits coverage to domestic partners; protesting against a publicly quoted homophobic statement made by head football coach Ken Hatfield; surveying the Rice campus climate, particularly regarding women; serving on the President’s Council on the Campus...
Dates: 1997 - 2004
Identifier: UA 318
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and academic papers of Mary Fosselman.
Dates: 1931 - 1941
Identifier: MS 536
Abstract: Correspondence from Rice Institute student Otto Eisenlohr to his high school sweetheart and eventual wife, Gainor Roberts, regarding student life, academics and athletics at Rice Institute, and contemporary newsclippings and photographs.