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Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Administrative

Series II: Lectures

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Committee on Public Lectures Records, 1946-1994 UA 168



Title: Rice University Committee on Public Lectures Records
Dates: 1946-1994
Abstract: This material includes minutes of the Rice University Committee on Public Lectures' meetings, lists of lecturers, suggestions for speakers, administrative files, and in some cases, texts of the lectures themselves.
Identification: UA 168
Quantity: 1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Sketch

The Committee on Public Lectures is charged with the organization of an appropriate number of public lectures to be presented under the auspices of Rice University. It selects the lecturers and lecture topics for recommendation to the President of the University and arranges for the housing and entertainment of the lecturers. It also provides for the locations of and publicity for the lectures.

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Scope and Contents

Included in box 1 are minutes of the committee’s meetings, lists of lecturers, suggestions for speakers, administrative files, and materials pertaining to the lectures (including those lecturers asked, but did not speak). Boxes 2 and 3 contain copies of the individual lectures given by Edward Teller, C.P Snow, Buckmaster Fuller, James Stockdale, and Hyman Rickover among others.

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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.

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Index Terms

Hyman, Harold
Rice University

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Received from Harold Hyman in 1981.

Preferred Citation

Committee on Public Lectures Records, UA 168, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Administrative

Box Folder
1 1 Minutes, correspondence, notices 1946-1949
2 List of lectures 1947, 1951, 1953-1954, 1964-1980
3 Early records and correspondence 1952-1954
4 Expenditures 1967-1968, 1972-1973, 1976
5 Agendas, reports, minutes, correspondence 1970-1972
6 Membership lists 1973-1974, 1974-1975, undated
7 Funds, grant information 1971, 1976
8 Suggestions for speakers 1972
9 Agendas, reports, minutes, correspondence 1972-1973
10 Lectures not given (correspondence) 1972-1973
11 Alumni Association correspondence 1972-1973
12 Information Services correspondence 1972-1974
13 Response to Self-Study 1973
14 Suggestions for speakers 1973
15 Agendas, reports, minutes, correspondence 1973-1974
16 Correspondence 1973-1975
17 Suggestions for speakers 1974
18 Agendas, reports, meetings, correspondence 1974-1975
19 Lectures not given (correspondence) 1974-1976
20 Agendas, reports, minutes, correspondence 1975-1976, 1976-1977
21 Suggestions for speakers 1975-1977
22 Lectures not given (correspondence) 1977-1982
23 Suggestions for speakers 1978-1985
24 Agendas, reports, minutes, correspondence 1979-1984
25 Correspondence 1980-1982
26 Memos, correspondence 1993-1994

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Series II: Lectures

Box Folder
2 1 Teller, Edward 1/16/70
2 Potter, David 2/16/70
3 Snow, C.P. 4/16/70
4 Dupree, A. Hunter 9/28/72
5 Wilson, Harold 1/12/73
6 Meadows, Dennis 3/27/73
7 Hanks, Nancy 9/25/73
8 Weinberg, Alvin 10/2/73
9 Hoyle, Fred 11/73
10 Whiting, Allen 1/22/74
11 Billington, James 2/22/74
12 Fuller, Buckminster 3/19/74
13 Boulding, Kenneth 9/17/74
14 Hanson, Howard 11/74
15 Eiseley, Loren 2/18/75
16 Price, Derek 3/11/75
17 Cyert, Richard 10/8/75
18 Spiegelman, Sol 11/5/75
19 Huxtable, Ada L. 1/28/76
20 Bush, George 3/23/76
21 Bridges, Harry 4/13/76
22 Neumann, Robert 10/13/76
23 Mosher, Charles 10/20/76
24 Barzun, Jacques 11/17/76
25 Broyles, William 12/1/76
26 Brimmer, Andrew 4/13/77
27 Sidey, Hugh 9/27/77
28 Berg, Alan 1/18/78
29 Meyer, Randall 4/12/78
30 Mathias, Charles 9/15/78
31 Djerassi, Carl 10/31/78
32 Kraft, Christopher 1979
33 Stockdale, James 4/10/79
34 Boorstin, Daniel 4/79
Box Folder
3 1 Alexander, Clifford 11/13/79
2 Martinez, Vilma 1/21/80
3 Simon, Herbert 2/18/80
4 Arnheim, Rudolph 4/10/80
5 Farenthold, Frances 10/28/80
6 Lerner, Max 11/18/80
7 Greeley, Andrew 1/21/81
8 Thomas, Lewis 3/4/81
9 Spuehler, Willy 9/22/81
10 Vanden Heuvel, William 11/5/81
11 Barthelme, Donald 11/23/81
12 Teller, Edward 4/12/82
13 Rickover, Hyman 3/29/82

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