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history of Rice University

Fredericka Meiners

history of Rice University

the institute years, 1907-1963

by Fredericka Meiners

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Published by Published in cooperation with the Rice University Historical Commission [by] Rice University Studies in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rice University -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFredericka Meiners.
    SeriesA Rice University Studies special publication
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD6053 .M44 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3515198M
    ISBN 10089263250X
    LC Control Number82082825

    This collection from Rice's Fondren Library includes materials which tell the story of the university since its opening in In addition to various histories of the university, the General Announcements provide a view of each academic year's course offerings, departments and faculty members. Research Areas Late medieval through 17th-century art Diane Wolfthal specializes in late medieval and early modern European art. Her interests include feminist and gender studies, Jewish Studies, the history of sexuality, technical art history, and the study of the intersection of money, values, and culture.

    Rice University is a comprehensive research university located on a acre tree-lined campus in Houston, Texas. Rice produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking. About: Matthias Henze was born and raised in Hanover, Germany. In he earned a Master of Divinity from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and moved to the United States to pursue a Ph.D. in Harvard’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. After completing his doctorate in , Dr. Henze joined Rice’s department of religion, where he is now the Isla.

    Joshua Furman- Curator Dr. Joshua Furman founded and directs the Houston Jewish History Archive at Rice. A native Texan, Dr. Furman grew up in San Antonio. He received his Ph.D in modern Jewish history from the University of Maryland in Currently, he is working on a book about the history of the Jewish community of Houston, under contract with the University of Texas. Manca’s book Shaker Vision: Seeing Beauty in Early America (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press) appeared in ; it is a study of the visual world of the Shakers, an American religious sect. In preparation for that book, he was a Research Fellow at Winterthur in , and a Visiting Scholar there in the summers of and


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