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.

Overview of Rice University Archives materials is available here, and a guide to Resources related to Slavery and Racial Injustice at Rice University is available here.

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"

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