Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice Institute Dramatic Club records, 1917-1950 UA 035

creator Rice University
Title: Rice Institute Dramatic Club records
Dates: 1917-1950
Identification: UA 035
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

The Dramatic Club at Rice Institute pre-dates the modern residential college sytem in which theatrical productions are often staged by colleges.

Scope and Contents

Included in the collection are scripts from the 1920s as well as programs, ephemera, and photographs. In addition there are newsclippings and a ledger beginning in 1931 and continuing through 1934 containing lists of members, committee assignments, and minutes of meetings.


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.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Index Terms

clippings (information artifacts)
programs (documents)
Theatrical productions
College students -- Texas
Rice University

Administrative Information

Preferred citation

Rice Institute Dramatic Club records, 1917-1950 (UA 035), Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition information

Gift of the Dramatic Club, September 1979

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Albums 1921-1924

Box Folder
1 1 Album of programs and photographs 1921-1922
2 Album of programs and photographs 1922-1924

Series II: Scripts, newsclippings and programs 1917-1950

Box Folder
1 3 Ledger: minutes and news clippings 1931-1934
4 Script: Importance of Being Earnest
5 Script: Billeted
6 Script: Bird in Hand
bin Folder
1 7 Script: You and I
Box Folder
1 8 Script: Aren’t We All
9 Script: The Romantic Age
10 The Brain Trust newsclips 1917
11 Programs and ephemera 1921-25, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1937-40, 1947, 1949-50
12 Typescript: Horses
13 Typescript: The Nursery - Maid of Heaven
14 Typescript: Alice and Humpty Dumpty
15 Typescript: Richard Whitting and His Cat
16 Typescript: Double Demon
17 News clippings 1920-1941