Subject strengths of manuscript collections include Houston families & history, Rice faculty members' papers, U.S. Civil War materials, British Maritime & Naval History, and more. Formats in these primary source collections include photographs, letters, diaries, reports, financial records, memorabilia, land deeds, computer disks, email, maps, and many others.
A selection of these materials are digitized and available online in Rice's institutional repository
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.