Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Fund Presentation Parchment, 1922 MS 059



creator Daughters of the American Revolution.
Title: John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Fund Presentation Parchment
Dates: 1922
Identification: MS 059
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft. (1 folder)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biograpical Sketch

The John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was formed May 20, 1913 in Houston, Texas. In 1922, it became the first organization to propose and to establish an endowed scholarship at the Rice Institute.


Scope and Contents

Two leaves of parchment, handwritten, presenting a permanent scholarship for girls on behalf of the John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the John McKnitt Alexander Chapter, DAR Scholarship Fund Presentation Parchment, 1922 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Subjects
Rice University--History
Scholarships

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John McKnitt Alexander Chapter, DAR Scholarship Fund Presentation Parchment, 1922, MS 59, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the office of Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett, 1968.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Parchment, 1922

Envelope containing 2 leaves of parchment, 11"x11".
Scope and Contents note
Handwritten, presenting a permanent scholarship for girls on behalf of the John McKnitt Alexander Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution