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.