Spooky Government Resources and Local Resources on Halloween

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"Crossing from life into death happens to us all, so naturally, the US government is involved in the regulation of that passage.  However, although Halloween (the holiday that stands at the crossroads of that adventure) is not an official US holiday, it is so much a part of our culture since our very founding that our government, as well as our people, indulges in its celebration.  Houston also, despite the legacy of Ronald Clark O'Bryan, continues to celebrate Halloween in new and superior ways each year, as does Fondren Library."

  • You can click the link here to access Fondren Library Kelley Center Research Guide "Government Resources and Local Resources on Halloween" (curated by Mary Kelleher, Kelley Center): 
  • Need guidance and assistance with finding and using government information on another topic for learning, teaching, research, business and entrepreneurship, civic engagement, community service or general interest, contact us and ask a question via email or make an appointment with Kelley Center staff: govhelp@rice.edu.
  • Or click here to register Kelley Center Training Workshops 
  • Upcoming Halloween event: Kelley Center will participate in Fondren Library Halloween fun on October 31st from 2-4pm in the Kyle Morrow Room, 3rd floor.  More information is here.  Come and visit us.
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