Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Martin L. Friedland research materials for “The Death of Old Man Rice,” 1900-1992 MS 444



creator Friedland , Martin L.
Title: Martin L. Friedland research materials for “The Death of Old Man Rice”
Dates: 1900-1992
Abstract: This collection documents Dr. Martin Friedland’s research and writing of his book, "The Death of Old Man Rice" (published 1994), and includes rough working notes, manuscript drafts, subject files, and photocopies of the original trial manuscript.
Identification: MS 444
Quantity: 11 Linear Feet(11 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Sketch

Martin L. Friedland, a highly respected University of Toronto law professor, is the author of numerous periodical articles and books, including "The Death of Old Man Rice", a work of legal history that chronicles the murder of William Marsh Rice, the trial and subsequent appeals. "The Death of Old Man Rice" was published by New York University Press, c. 1994.


Scope and Contents

The collection documents Dr. Friedland’s research and writing of his book, "The Death of Old Man Rice", and includes rough working notes, manuscript drafts, subject files, and photocopies of the original trial manuscript.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Martin Friedland research materials must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Index Terms

Trials (Murder)
Murder victims
Rice, William Marsh
Friedland , Martin L.

Related Material

See also Early Rice Institute papers. Finding aid to the collection available at http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/university-archives/early-rice-institute-papers/.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Martin L. Friedland research materials for “The Death of Old Man Rice”, MS 444, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. Martin L. Friedland, July 1995.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Newspaper Photocopies, 1900-1940

Box Folder
1 1 New York Times, 1900-1902
2 New York Times, 1903-1906
3 New York Times, 1900-1940
4 New York Times Index
5 New York Times-Miscellaneous
6 New York World, up to May 1902
7 New York Evening Journal
8 New York American
9 New York Sun
10 New York Herald and New York Tribune
11 Tulsa Daily World, 1912-1912; Tulsa Daily Democrat, 1912-1914
12 St. Louis Post Dispatch; St. Louis Globe Democrat; St. Louis Star
13 Albany Times Union; Albany Evening Journal
14 Denver Post; Colorado Springs Gazette
15 Houston Post; Chicago Record Tribune



Series II: Biographical Files

Box Folder
2 16 Biographical Files, Folder 1 of 6
17 Biographical Files, Folder 2 of 6
Box Folder
1 18 Biographical Files, Folder 3 of 6
Box Folder
2 19 Biographical Files, Folder 4 of 6
20 Biographical Files, Folder 5 of 6
21 Biographical Files, Folder 6 of 6



Series III: Manuscript and Typescript drafts, notes, sources, 1991-1992

Box Folder
2 22 Draft of Manuscript, 1991-1992, Drafts 1-49
23 Draft of Manuscript, Drafts 50-98
Box Folder
3 24 Draft, August 1992, Folder 1 of 2
25 Draft, August 1992, Folder 2 of 2
26 Draft, March 1993, Folder 1 of 2
27 Draft, March 1993, Folder 2 of 2
28 Draft, May 1993, Folder 1 of 2
29 Draft, May 1993, Folder 2 of 2
30 Rough Working Notes, Sections 2-33
31 Rough Working Notes, Sections 34-54
32 Rough Working Notes, Sections 55-67
Box Folder
4 33 Rough Working Notes, Sections 68-98
34 Handwritten Manuscript, Sections 1-27
35 Handwritten Manuscript, Sections 28-73
36 Handwritten Manuscript, Sections 75-98
37 Endnote Sources, Chapters 1-10
38 Endnote Sources, Chapters 11-25
39 Endnote Sources, Chapters 26-38
40 Endnote Sources, Chapters 39-54
Box Folder
5 41 Endnote Sources, Chapters 55-69
42 Endnote Sources, Chapters 70-82
43 Endnote Sources, Chapters 83-91
44 Endnote Soucres, Chapters 92-97
45 Footnotes
46 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 1 of 9
47 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 2 of 9
48 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 3 of 9
49 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 4 of 9
Box Folder
6 50 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 5 of 9
51 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 6 of 9
52 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 7 of 9
53 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 8 of 9
54 Trial Transcript Photocopy, Folder 9 of 9



Series IV: Photocopies from the Rice University Archives, NYC Archives

Box Folder
6 55 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 1 of 19
56 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 2 of 19
57 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 3 of 19
58 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 4 of 19
Box Folder
7 59 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 5 of 19
60 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 6 of 19
61 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 7 of 19
62 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 8 of 19
63 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 9 of 19
64 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 10 of 19
65 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 11 of 19
66 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 12 of 19
67 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 13 of 19
Box Folder
8 68 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 14 of 19
69 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 15 of 19
70 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 16 of 19
71 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 17 of 19
72 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 18 of 19
73 Photocopies of materials from Rice University Archives, Folder 19 of 19
74 Various subject files, Folder 1 of 6
75 Various subject files, Folder 2 of 6
Box Folder
9 76 Various subject files, Folder 3 of 6
77 Various subject files, Folder 4 of 6
78 Various subject files, Folder 5 of 6
79 Various subject files, Folder 6 of 6
80 Photocopies of materials from New York City Archives, Folder 1 of 4
81 Photocopies of materials from New York City Archives, Folder 2 of 4
82 Photocopies of materials from New York City Archives, Folder 3 of 4
83 Photocopies of materials from New York City Archives, Folder 4 of 4
Box Folder
10 84 Patrick/ Rice Chronology, Folder 1 of 2
85 Patrick/ Rice Chronology, Folder 2 of 2
86 M.L. Friedland Correspondence
87 Chronological dates, 1900-1913
88 Lecture Notes, 1990
89 Early Notes, 1987, 1989
90 Biographical materials, Folder 1 of 2
91 Biographical materials, Folder of 2
92 Biographies (A to Z), Folder 1 of 2
93 Biographies (A to Z), Folder 1 of 2
94 Hill Papers photocopies (Syracuse, Albany, NYC)
Box Folder
11 95 Hill Papers, Folder 1 of 3
96 Hill Papers, Folder 2 of 3
97 Hill Papers, Folder 3 of 3
- Microfiche and Microfilm from the Hill Papers, Albany, NY