The collections includes a series of scrapbooks of the activities of Rice alumni and a series of scrapbooks from Rice University departments, Rice-related events, and other materials related to the life of the university. Additional scrapbooks, such as the scrapbooks created by the Literary Societies, can be found in the related record groups.
1907 - 1985
This material is open for research.
Conditions Governing Access
Portions of this collection are available online at: https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/95187
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish from the Rice University Scrapbooks Collection must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Records of the activities of Rice University students have been captured in scrapbooks by alumni since the opening of the Institute in 1912. The scrapbooks in the collection contain ephemera reflecting the stimulating life on campus, including photographs, correspondence, invitations, newsclippings, tickets, etc, related to academic, social, sports, and arts events and organizations. The materials in these scrapbooks help document the change in the community as Rice grew from the Institute out on the prairie to a world class university surrounded by a major metropolitan area. The collection also includes scrapbooks of the Treasurer's Office beginning in 1907 as the Institute was being planned and scrapbooks from various other Rice departments and Rice-related events.
The collections includes a series of scrapbooks of the activities of Rice alumni and a series of scrapbooks from Rice University departments, Rice-related events, and other materials related to the life of the university.
These records have been donated to the Woodson Research Center by multiple individuals and departments over a number of years.
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University 6100 Main St.
Rice University scrapbook collection, 1907-1985, UA 230, Rice University Archives, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. https://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/787 Accessed February 26, 2024.