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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips, 1970-1980

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips, 1970-1980



Descriptive Summary

Creator Red, Hattie Lel
Title: Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips, 1970-1980
Dates: 1970-1980
Abstract: The letters concern Ms. Hattie Lel Red's scholarship fund raising activities on behalf of Dr. Edward Phillips' history students at Austin College and his responses thereto. Her letters also cover her memories of her time at Rice and of her family, classmates and teachers, as well as comments concerning her travels in Texas and elsewhere.
Identification: MS 73
Extent: 1 folder (9 letters)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Ms. Hattie Lel Red was born January 14, 1894. A native Houstonian, she was the daughter of Dr. C.S. Red, a prominent physician and founder of the Harris County Medical Society. She was the first woman to receive a diploma in the first graduating class at Rice Institute in 1916. She graduated with the distinction in mathematics and later received an advanced degree from Columbia University. She taught high school mathematics, retiring from teaching in 1964 at Lamar High School in Houston. Following retirement she continued active in professional, social, and patriotic organizations. She died October 4, 1990. During the Period of their correspondence Dr. Edward Hake Phillips was Professor of History at Austin College, Sherman, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

The letters concern Ms. Hattie Lel Red's scholarship fund raising activities on behalf of Dr. Edward Phillips’ history students at Austin College and his responses thereto. Her letters also cover her memories of her time at Rice and of her family, classmates and teachers, as well as comments concerning her travels in Texas and elsewhere.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips, 1970-1980, MS 73, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Red, Hattie Lel
Subjects
Rice University - history.
Formats
Correspondence

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips, 1970-1980, MS 73, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Professor Edward H. Phillips, April 1988

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Hattie Lel Red letters to Mr. Edward H. Phillips, 1970-1980

folder
1 Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, July 21, 1977
Edward Hake Phillips to Hattie Lel Red, May 2, 1978
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, June 11, 1978
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, April 7, 1979
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, May 21, 1979
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, April 29 (or 30), 1980, envelope only. Letter apparently forwarded to Austin College Business Office or department chairman.
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, July 17, 1980
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, March 14, 1981
Hattie Lel Red to Edward Hake Phillips, October 5, 1982

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