Rice University Archives

The William Ward Watkin and Annie Ray Watkin University Archives contain the historical records of Rice University.

The William Ward Watkin and Annie Ray Watkin University Archives contain the historical records of Rice University. Non-current records from administrative offices, Rice presidents, academic departments, residential colleges, and student organizations are preserved and made available for researchers. The archives also contain campus plans, drawings and blueprints; photographs; publications; the Rice Thresher student newspaper; video and audiotapes; ephemeral material; and memorabilia.

Search our finding aids (guides to collections) online at Texas Archival Resources Online. (https://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/search.php) Choose the "simple search" and limit it to "Rice University"

Our local listing of finding aids (http://archives.library.rice.edu/) is still under development.

A selection of these materials have been digitized and are available online in Rice's institutional repository.