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Brown & Root / George R. Brown Executive Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0488
Abstract

The bulk of this material consists of business records of the Brown & Root firm and Brown Shipbuilding Co., relating in particular to building projects and joint ventures with other companies such as Zapata Offshore, Texas Gulf Sulphur and ARMCO Steel, as well as internal operations of the firm. Formats include correspondence, internal memos, project site drawings, photographs, reports, notes, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1937-1978

Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0464
Abstract

Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown

Dates: 1898 - 1989

Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0339
Abstract

The collection consists of materials that represent what the Cain Project was, from proposals to teaching materials, reports, photographs, and assessments. It also includes records relating to University-wide communication requirements during the period of the Cain Project (1998-2008).

Dates: 1998 - 2009

Campus Police Chief Mary Voswinkel Economic Summit collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0261
Abstract

Event planning documents, correspondence, notes, drafts, press releases, memos, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia created and maintained by Rice University in support of the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, hosted by Rice University.

Dates: 1989 - 1990

Capt. Edwin Fosha U.S. Civil War letters, 1862-1864

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0664
Abstract

30 letters and envelopes written by Captain Edwin Fosha to his wife Rebecca Fosha and children in Illinois

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Capt. James A. Baker and the Rice Institute papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0200
Abstract:

The material in this collection was removed from the Rice Institute Business Manager's Records, dating from circa 1844-1940. It is composed primarily of legal materials, receipts, correspondence, bank records, court case records, and diaries.

Dates: 1844 - 1940

Capt. James A. Baker correspondence, clippings, and photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0487
Abstract:

Correspondence from Capt. James A. Baker (Rice Institute Chairman, 1891-1941) to various family members and colleagues, newsclippings regarding William M. Rice and regarding Capt. Baker’s death, and photographs of the Baker family.

Dates: 1874 - 1951

Capt. James A. Baker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0040
Abstract:

Family correspondence, scrapbooks, and clippings of the Baker Family, from Captain James A. Baker (appointed Chairman of the Board, Rice Institute, 1891) through attorney James A. Baker, III (Rice Board of Trustees, Trustee Emeretus, 1993 - present). A small portion of the materials relate to the Baker, Botts, Garwood & Parker law firm (later known as Baker Botts law firm).

Dates: 1853 - 1976

Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0249
Abstract

Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.

Dates: 1830 - 1951

Carey Croneis personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0402
Abstract

The Carey Croneis Personal Papers chronicle Dr. Croneis' professional career as a geologist, educator, and administrator in various academic settings including Rice University, in museums, and in civic and personal interests. The collection totals 18 Hollinger boxes and includes correspondence, speeches, photos, plans, clippings, and printed matter.

Dates: 1929-1971

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Houston Art League 2
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Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion) , 1900- 2
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Huxley, Juliette, 1896-1994 2
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. 2
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Lovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957 2
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Mitchell, O. Jack 2
Moody, John Wyatt 2
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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhouse), 1913-1994 2
Patten, Robert L. , 1939- 2
Pinero, Arthur Wing, 1855-1934 2
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Rice University School of Architecture 2
Rice University. "R" Association 2
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Rice University. Jefferson Davis Association 2
Rice University. Office of the Provost 2
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Rice, William Marsh, 1816-1900 2
Strange, Ray Watkin Hoagland, 1915-2011 2
Ulmer, Francita Stuart 2
Watkin, Annie Ray Townsend, 1892-1929 2
Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 2
Abercrombie, John Joseph 1
Abramson, Ida Sue 1
Adams, John A. S. (John Allan Stewart), 1926- 1
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Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 1
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Allen, Herbert 1
Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) 1
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Allingham, Helen Paterson 1
Allred, James V. 1
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