Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University President's Office records, 1968-1969 UA 238



creator Rice University.
Title: Rice University President's Office Executive Committee records
Dates: 1968 - 1969
Abstract: Records of the President's Office Executive Committee, formed in August 1968 by President Pitzer to function after Pitzer's resignation. Includes minutes, memoranda, correspondence, notes, and materials pertaining to the Board of Governors.
Identification: UA 238
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Historical Note

The committee consisted of W.E. Gordon, Carey Croneis, Virgil Topazio, and James Sims, and was authorized to act on any matter requiring presidential authority until a new president assumed office. The committee functioned until March 20, 1969 when Frank Vandiver was appointed "Acting President" by the Board of Governors.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records of the President's Office Executive Committee, formed in August 1968 by President Pitzer to function after Pitzer's resignation. Record include minutes, memoranda, correspondence, notes, and materials pertaining to the Board of Governors. Dates of records span April 1968 - March 1969.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access to this material is restricted. Ask staff at Woodson Research Center (woodson@rice.edu) for assistance obtaining permission from the Office of the President.

Conditions Governing Use

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


Index Terms

minutes (administrative records)
memorandums
letters (correspondence)
Rice University

Related Archival Materials

See also: President’s Papers, Pitzer and Vandiver/Hackerman for additional materials from this period.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice University President's Office records, 1968-1969, UA 238, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

President's Office Executive Committee, primarily W.E. Gordon.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Minutes, memos, and correspodence

Box Folder
1 1 Pre-August 1968 materials
2 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. Aug.-Sept. 1968
3 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. Oct. 1968
4 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. Nov. 1968
5 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. Dec. 1968
6 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. Jan. 1969
7 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. Feb. 1969
8 Minutes, memos, correspondence, etc. March 1969
9 Miscellaneous notes, etc. n.d.



Series II: Board of Governors

Box Folder
1 10 Board of Governors (Gordon) Oct. 1968
11 Board of Governors (Gordon) Nov. 1968
12 Board of Governors (Gordon) Dec. 1968
13 Board of Governors (Gordon) Jan. 1969
14 Board of Governors (Gordon) Feb. 1969
15 Board of Governors (Gordon) March 1969