Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice Historical Society records, 1995-2016 UA 207



creator Rice Historical Society
Title: Rice Historical Society records
Dates: 1995-2016, and current
Abstract: Documents related to the business activities and publications of the Rice Historical Society at Rice University.
Identification: UA 207
Quantity: 10.5 Linear Feet(11 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Historical Note

The Rice Historical Society is an official support group of Rice University. The organization's mission is to collect and preserve, in a usable form, materials that relate to the history and goals of the university.


Scope and Contents

Documents related to the business activities and publications of the Rice Historical Society.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Rice Historical Society records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Index Terms

minutes (administrative records)
newsletters
directories
Rice University -- History
Universities and colleges
clippings (information artifacts)
speeches
digital audio formats
photographs
Rice Historical Society
Rice Historical Society

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice Historical Society records, 1995-2016, UA 207, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Original accession in 2008 with accretions annually.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Business files

Box Folder
1 1 Board directories 1995-
2 Bylaws
3 Brochures and membership forms
4 Stationery samples
5 Archives committee 1996-1997
6 Publication contracts and supporting materials
7 Correspondence [see also Series II] 1996-2014
8 Newsclips/Press
9 Website redesign and domain renewal
10 Project 2012



Series II: Board minutes and supporting materials [see also Series IV]

Box Folder
2 1 1995-1996
2 1996-1997
3 1997-1998
4 1998-1999
5 1999-2000
6 2000-2001
7 2001-2002
8 2002-2003
9 2003-2004
Box Folder
3 1 2004-2005
2 2005-2006
3 2006-2007
4 2007-2008
5 2008-2009
6 2009-2010
7 2010-2011
8 2011-2012
9 2012-2013
Box Folder
4 1 2013-2014
2 2014-2015
3 2015-2016



Series III: Photographs

Box
5 Rice family 1995
Founder's Room 1995-11
various events and undated 1996-1998
Spring Fling 1996-04
Glenwood Cemetery tour (Russ Pitman) 1996-10
Hamman Hall 1996-11
Glenwood Cemetery tour (Russ Pitman) 1997-03
Galveston, Elissa 1997-10
holiday party 1997-12
Houstonian, "Rice: The Next Century" 1998-01
Spring Fling 1998-04
Autry House tour (Stephen Fox) 1998-05
College system (Stephen Fox) 1998-09
Homecoming 1998-11
holiday party 1998-12
Hospitality Committee 1999-01
Rice Lofts (Hotel) tour 1999-07
Galveston homes tour 2001-05
holiday party 2001-12
Froggy Williams 2007-10 & 2008-02
holiday party 2007-12
Valentine's Day dinner 2008-02
"The Spin on Willy's Statue" 2008-04
holiday party 2008-12
research on Rice by students 2009-03
holiday party 2009-12
Spring Fling 2010-04
SId Burrus talk 2010-06
holiday party 2010-12
Y. Ping Sun talk 2011-03
Sallie Gordon talk (Courtlandt Place) 2011-06
Margaret Culbertson talk 2011-10
holiday party 2011-12
Melissa Kean talk 2012-04
Pershing pecan tree dedication 2012-04
Lovett statue dedication 2012-10



Series IV: Activities and Cornerstone [see also Series II]

Sub-series A: Activities
Box Folder
6 1 1995-2005
2 2006-2016
3 2017-
4 Pershing pecan tree plaque, dedicated April 14, 2012 [see also Oversize]
5 State historical marker, dedicated Sept. 23, 2012 [see also Oversize]
Sub-series B: Cornerstone
Box
7 Vols. 1-6 1995-2001
Vols. 7-12 2002-2007
Vols. 13-20 2008-2014
Vols. 21- 2015-



Series V: Oversize and audio-visual

Box
8 Rice Historical Society display signage
State of Texas Resolution 12R390 on historical marker dedication, Sept. 23, 2012, signed by Sarah Davis
State of Texas Governor's recognition of historical marker, Sept. 23, 2012, signed by Rick Perry
Harris County designation of Rice University Day, Sept. 23, 2012, signed by Ed Emmett
Pershing pecan tree plaque (metal) [see Series IV: 6.4]
Rice Historical Society inaugural meeting (2 beta tapes) 1996-06-29
Dr. Calvin Class, interviewed by Melissa Kean (2 dvds) 2002-10-29



Series VI: Duplicates of RHS publications

Box
9 Cornerstone 1995-2015
Box
10 Cornerstone 2016-
Box
11 Jess Claiborne Neely (5 copies) 2004
Edgar Odell Lovett and the Creation of Rice University (5 copies) 2000
Houston as the Setting of the Jewel: The Rice Institute (5 copies) reprint
Brochure of the Work of William Ward Watkin, Architect (5 copies) reprint