Rice University -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 224
Overview This collection consists of Rice Institute football scrapbooks, correspondence, team photographs, and sports memorabilia.
Dates: 1925 - 2008
Identifier: UA 207
Abstract: Documents related to the business activities and publications of the Rice Historical Society at Rice University.
Dates: 1995-2016, and current
Identifier: UA 353
Overview This collection documents not only the early years of the Rice Institute, but also the years the institute was in the planning stages and William Marsh Rice's involvement. The assets of the institute are also detailed.
Dates: 1874 - 1951
Identifier: UA 266
Overview In response to the Rice Institute's invitation to its formal opening in 1912, a number of institutions worldwide responded favorably, delegating representatives and sending good wishes and encouragement to the new institution. In addition, this collection contains a number of later invitations from other colleges and universities to attend similar anniversaries, and the Rice Institute's responses thereto. (1 box)
Dates: 1912 - 1924
Identifier: UA 317
Overview These records contain programs and information packets from the formal opening of the Rice Institute, October 10-12, 1912.
Identifier: UA 275
Overview These records reflect the court proceedings of and alumni and public response to Rice Institute's Charter trial of 1964 and later appeals and judgments. The lawsuit was brought by the Rice Institute Trustees seeking to alter the Institute's original charter to allow admission of students of color and to enable the school to charge tuition. Additional changes to the charter in 1982 and 1998 relating to structure of the board of trustees and the university's legal ability to borrow money are also...
Dates: 1963 - 1998
Identifier: UA 226
Overview These records include architectural drawings, maps, posters, oversize manuscript materials, and photographs ranging in dates from 1840s-2010s. The majority of architectural drawings relate to Rice University. The collection also contains oversize material from other manuscript collections. Links to these finding aids are included.
Dates: circa 1840-2010s
Identifier: UA 151
Overview This collection contains videotapes, DVDs, CDs, record albums, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes and other formats associated with Rice University from the 1920s to 2008. Types of materials include amateur recordings of Rice events, clips from television and radio news broadcasts about Rice-related topics, and professional recordings of Rice events. Formats include record albums, films, magnetic recordings such as videos and audio tapes, and digital recordings including CDs and DVDs.
Dates: 1920-2014, bulk 1950-2000; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000
Identifier: UA 239
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, financial information, newsletters, newsclippings, photographs, recordings, memorabilia, and uniforms related to Rice University Bands, including MOB, Rice Jazz Ensemble, and Rice Concert Band.
Dates: 1914 - 2011
Identifier: UA 104
Dates: 1990 - 2005; Majority of material found within