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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Subject Files, A-Z

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Campus Business Affairs Manager (Russ Pitman) records, 1940-1987



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pitman, H. Russell.
Title: Rice University Campus Business Affairs manager (Russ Pitman) records
Dates: 1940-1987
Abstract: Correspondence from faculty and staff to the manager of Rice University Campus Business Affairs, minutes from various campus business related committees and documents including contracts and licenses.
Identification: UA 137
Extent: 3.5 lin. ft. (7 boxes)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Sketch

Russ Pitman graduated from Rice in 1958 with a degree in business administration and economics, and became Rice's Chief Accountant in 1960. From 1969 to 1976 he was Assistant to the President (Norman Hackerman) and from 1976 to 1980 he was Manager of Campus Business Affairs. The Humanities Building Tower is named in honor of his parents, Morris R. and Mavis C. Pitman. In addition to Pitman's donations for the Humanities Tower, he has also generously funded 15 fellowships, awards and prizes.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence from faculty and staff to the manager of Rice University Campus Business Affairs, minutes from various campus business related committees and documents including contracts and licenses. Files which pre-date Pitman's tenure as Manager of Campus Business Affairs (1976-1980) include files inherited upon taking that position.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in a alphabetical order by subject file name.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Campus Business Affairs Manager (Russ Pitman) records, UA 137, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Rice University – history.
Formats
Correspondence
Reports

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Campus Business Affairs Manager (Russ Pitman) records, 1940-1987, UA 137 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Transferred to Woodson Research Center, 2007.

Accruals

No future additions are expected for this material.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. Subject Files, A-Z

box folder
1 1 Accounting 1974-80
2 Administrative Services Cmte. 1975-76
3 Admissions 1981
4 Advanced Studies & Research 1977-80
5 Alumni 1975-81
6 Architecture Center for Community Design & Research 1972
7 Architecture Dept. 1974-81
8 Art & Art History 1976-81
9 Astroturf 1975-78
10 Athletic Dept. 1978-81
11 Baker College 1975-81
12 Baseball Stadium 1978-79
13 Biochemistry 1979
14 Biology 1978-81
15 Bird Control 1975-77
box folder
2 1 Boards, Cmtes, Councils 1974-76
2 Brown College 1975-80
3 Budget 1975-76
4 Building A/C Shutdown 1975-76
5 Campus Business Office 1974-80
6 Campus Store 1972-81
7 Campus Store Board of Control 1959-75
8 Campus Store Board of Control 1965-74
box folder
3 1 Capitol Improvement Budget 1977-79
2 Chemical Engineering 1978-82
3 Chemistry 1977-80
4 Colleges 1978-80
5 College Masters 1974-80
6 College Renovations 1975
7 Conflict of Interest 1974-78
8 Continuing Studies 1980-81
9 Contracts – HL&P 1940-74
10 Contracts – United Gas 1945-73
11 CUPA 1971
12 Custodial Services 1974-80
13 Dean of Undergraduate Affairs 1978-80
14 Development Office 1969
15 Economics 1977
16 Education Dept. 1977-80
17 Employee Benefits 1974-76
18 Employee Relations 1975-76
19 Energy Conservation 1978-81
20 Engineering 1981
21 Environmental Eng. 1978-80
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4 1 Estimated Revenues & Expenditures 1971-76
2 Estimated Revenues & Expenditures 1964-70
3 Fallout Shelter License 1966-68
4 Faculty Club 1974-80
5 Faculty Club 1970-71
6 Faculty Club Pre-1970 1964-1970
7 Faculty Club Board of Directors 1975-85
8 Faculty Club Financial 1963-70
9 Financial Aid 1976
10 GSA 1977
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5 1 Fine Arts 1969-72
2 Flood 1976-80
3 Food & Housing 1980-81
4 Gas Light Conversion 1975
5 Geology 1977-80
6 Gifts & Gratuity Policy 1974-77
7 Grievance Procedure 1975-78
8 Gymnasium Addition 1978-80
9 Hamman Hall 1976-78
10 Handicapped 1964-76
11 Health & Physical Educ. 1980-81
12 Hanszen College 1975-81
13 History Dept. 1978-80
14 HL&P Utility Rate Analysis 1975-76
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6 1 Houston Regional Minority Purchasing Council 1973-77
2 Indirect Cost Rates 1976
3 Jones College 1977-80
4 Lovett College 1976-82
5 Mailroom 1975-77
6 New College Proposal 1976
7 Options Project Steering Cmte. 1974-76
8 R-Room 1976-80
9 Relocation of Army/Navy Facilities 1984-87
10 Recycling Center 1977-80
11 Richardson College 1973-81
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7 1 Security 1974-78
2 Seminar Rooms 1976-77
3 Stadium Leasing 1973-76
4 Staff Advisory Cmte. 1974-78
5 Staff Welfare 1978
6 Residential College Mgmt. Advisory Cmte. 1975-82
7 Superbowl 1972-76
8 Switchboard 1982
9 Telephones 1979-80
10 Tenure 1976
11 TxPIRG 1975-76
12 Valhalla / Willy’s 1974-79
13 Wiess College 1975-79
14 Will Rice College 1977-82

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