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Biographical / Historical

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Students and Student Activities

Series II: Graduation Ceremonies, Faculty, Presidents, Death of William Marsh Rice

Series III: Architecture/Buildings

Series IV: Sports, Athletics, Stadium, MOB

Series V: Planning Rice Institute, Dedication and Anniversaries

Series VI: Oversize laminated pages

Series VII: Historic Events with Rice Connection

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University history newsclippings collection, 1900-2010 UA 374



Title: Rice University history newsclippings collection
Dates: 1900-2010
Identification: UA 374
Quantity: 8 Linear Feet7 boxes
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

There has been newspaper coverage of Rice University since its opening in 1912, and it has been continuous to the present time. The publications represented are nearly all Houston-based. The earlier clippings are from newspapers that no longer exist. Coverage in some of the early articles is especially comprehensive, for instance including full texts of addresses.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings of articles and photographs concerning Rice University and its campus, faculty, students, alumni, and visitors from its opening in 1912 to the present. The collection is organized in categories including the following: students and student activities; graduation ceremonies; faculty; presidents; architecture and buildings; athletics, the stadium, and teams; planning, dedication, and anniversaries; and historic events with a Rice connection.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

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Index Terms

clippings (information artifacts)
Rice University

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice University history newsclippings collection, 1900-2010, US 374, Rice University Archives, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection has resulted from contributions of many individuals throughout its existence.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 Series I: Students and Student Activities
1 Balls and dances
2 Homecoming and alumni activities
3 May Fete
General
See also clipping in 1927 graduation ceremonies – Box 2
4 Rice students
5 Thrasher/Slasher/Friday Fish
6 Women at Rice
7 Archi-Arts Ball

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Series II: Graduation Ceremonies, Faculty, Presidents, Death of William Marsh Rice

Box Folder
2 1 Graduation ceremonies
2 Faculty
General
See also planning and dedication – Box 5
3 Presidents
4 Death of William Marsh Rice / Patrick / The Trust (film)

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Series III: Architecture/Buildings

Box Folder
3 1 Architecture/Buildings
General
See also Jones School in Faculty section – Box 2 and Planning and Dedication – Box 5
Box Folder
2 2 Articles about Rice University
General
See also Harvard of the South (1912) in WMR section – Box 2
Box Folder
3 3 Other articles: Academic Festival/British Educational Mission; General Pershing’s visit; James A. Baker; Rincon Field purchase; Jesse H. Jones; Shakespeare Day and the Tercentenary of the 1st Folio

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Series IV: Sports, Athletics, Stadium, MOB

Box
4 Sports, Athletics, Stadium, Marching Owl Band
General
See also Owl teams (1933) in Anniversaries – Box 5 and Football (1930) in Architecture/Buildings – Box 3

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Series V: Planning Rice Institute, Dedication and Anniversaries

Box Folder
5 1 Planning and Dedication
2 Anniversaries

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Series VI: Oversize laminated pages

Box
6 Oversize laminated pages, relating to planning, dedication, atheltics

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Series VII: Historic Events with Rice Connection

Box Folder
7 1 JFK’s Sept. 12, 1962 space speech at Rice
2 Celebration of 25th anniversary of the “buckyball” with Smalley and Curl

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