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Hank Hudspeth papers regarding Rice University

Identifier: MS 0597
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

Letters, meeting minutes, notes and news articles relating to the administration of Rice University, 1969-1993. Topics include structure of the Rice Board of Governors, student access to the Board, legal documents concerning the Board’s petitions for changes to the articles of incorporation of the Institute, articles from various sources on education and the role of universities.


  • Creation: 1969 - 1993


Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

Biographical / Historical

C.A. “Hank” Hudspeth was born in Denton, Texas, graduated from Rice in 1940, served in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War, then completed a law degree at the University of Texas at Austin. Although a practicing attorney in Houston, he found time to teach American government and related courses at Rice, and was instrumental in creating its Department of Political Science. He was elected an alumni governor in 1980 and was appointed a trustee in 1982. He also served as president of the Association of Rice Alumni. He has been a Rice trustee emeritus since 1989.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Letters, meeting minutes, notes and news articles relating to the administration of Rice University, 1969-1993.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Hank Hudspeth via Melissa Kean, 2009.


Guide to Hank Hudspeth papers regarding Rice University, 1969-1993
Alan Bath
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Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA