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Biographical/Historical note

Scope and Contents note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Memoir 1918-1922

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Hugh R. McKean Rice Institute memoir, 1918-1922 MS 379



creator Author (aut) McKean, Hugh R., d. 1983
Title: Hugh R. McKean Rice Institute memoir
Dates: 1918-1922
Abstract This collection contains the autobiographical memoir of Hugh R. McKean, Rice Alumnus, class of 1922. The memoirs cover the early 20th century (through 1922) and for the most part describe the life of a farmer’s family in South Texas. A fair amount of the memoirs concern his years as a student, letterman, and Hohenthal Award winner at the Rice Institute. In addition, the memoirs provide McKean’s observations about events in Houston during the WWI era.
Identification: MS 379
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft. (1 folder)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical/Historical note

Hugh R. McKean was born in Northwestern Iowa in 1899; his family settled in Texas shortly thereafter, living in North Texas, Long Creek, Port Lavaca, and finally Rosenberg and the Houston area. McKean was a student, letterman, and Hohenthal Award winner at the Rice Institute, from which he graduated in 1922.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the autobiographical memoirs of Hugh R. McKean, Rice Alumnus, class of 1922. The memoirs cover the early 20th century (through 1922) and for the most part describe the life of a farmer’s family in South Texas. A fair amount of the memoirs concern his years as a student, letterman, and Hohenthal Award winner at the Rice Institute. In addition, the memoirs provide McKean’s observations about events in Houston during the WWI era.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from the Hugh R. McKean Rice Institute memoir must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Hohenthal Award
World War I.
Places
Texas, South

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Hugh R. McKean Rice Institute memoir, 1918-1922, MS 379, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift from Hugh R. McKean received Jan. 14, 1983.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. Memoir 1918-1922
0.25 linear ft.1 folder
creator Author (aut) McKean, Hugh R., d. 1983

Folder
1 Manuscript (56 pages) written by McKean about life in South Texas in the 1920s and his years as a student at Rice Institute and his observations of Houston during the WWI era.

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