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Biographical / Historical

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Schooling

Series II: Images

Series III: Army

Series IV: Personal

Series V: Dorothy Moulton Daley [sister]

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Thomas E. Daley papers, 1919-1952 UA 334



Title: Thomas E. Daley papers
Dates: 1919-1929, 1942-1952
Abstract: The Daley Papers include personal documents from Daley's high school and Rice University years, a play script and original artwork. There are also photographs of Rice and of World War II infantry and intelligence units, along with some newspaper clippings and correspondence from 1946 and 1963.
Identification: UA 334
Quantity: 2 Linear Feet3 boxes
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Ellis Daley (1907-1973), born in Arizona, graduated from and was editor of the Rice University yearbook in 1929. He was an artist who worked in advertising after graduation and enlisted in the army in 1942. He was married to Dorothy Moulton (1913-2011), a 1934 Rice graduate who was employed by Woodfill Real Estate in Houston. The couple donated to Rice University; the Daley American and European Glass Collection was bequeathed to the Houston Heritage Society.

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Scope and Contents

The Daley Papers include personal documents from Daley's high school and Rice University years, a play script and original artwork. There are also photographs of Rice and of World War II infantry and intelligence units, along with some newspaper clippings and correspondence from 1946 and 1963.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from the Thomas E. Daley Papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas E. Daley Papers, 1919-1952, UA 334, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Michael R. Daley, 2015.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Schooling

Box Folder
1 1 Harrisburg [TX] High School, 1924
2 Vesper George School of Art, Boston, MA 1926-1927
Rice Institute 1925-1927
Box Folder
1 3 Transcripts
4 Events
5 Class papers
6 Ephemera

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Series II: Images

Box Folder
1 7 High School photos
8 Rice Institute, c. 1929, photos
9 Army photos
Army panoramas
drawer
69 44A Infantry, Cos. H,I,J, 1943
Squadron I Thirteenth Course Intelligence Division
384th Infantry, Cos. G,H,I
Box Folder
1 10 Wedding film

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Series III: Army

Box Folder
1 11 Orders 1943-1945
12 Commendations, travel, medical, courses, Scientific Advisory Group, Officer Candidate School yearbook 1942-1945
13 Correspondence 1944-1946
14 Promotions 1944-1945
15 Discharge 1946
16 Reserves 1946-1952

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Series IV: Personal

Box Folder
1 17 Will, product endorsement, correspondence
Box
2 Artwork created for various publications
1934 football schedule
Book plate
Dance program covers for Rice Galveston Club 1926 & 1927, Rice Junior Prom 1931, Rice May Fete 1933
Cover for Rice Owl 1935; pages from Rice Campanile 1929
Bound issues of Rice Owl, vol. 6, 1927-28
Proof boards submitted to New Yorker magazine (with rejection notice): 1. "but Duchess wouldn't your husband object to your smoking?" 2. "Toots is our name Twiddie?" 3. "Why mom, it's a party by the name of Schultz" 4. "Duchess, you hadn't had this operation the night the Duke introduced us" 5. "Toots, is our name Spivvy?" 6. not labelled

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Series V: Dorothy Moulton Daley [sister]

Box
3 Scrapbook: Saint Agnes Academy, Houston, TX 1930
Scrapbook: Harrisburg High School 1919

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