Department of education : adult program files, 1974-1999 (bulk1986-1998).
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Rice University's Office or Research and Graduate Studies oversees research and graduate programs. From the guide to the Research and Graduate Studies office records UA 130., 1996-2001, (Rice University Archives, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University) William Marsh Rice University (commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art) is a private, comprehensive research uni...
A versatile and prolific artist, Gordon Parks, Sr., warrants his status as a cultural icon. The poet, novelist, film director, and preeminent documentary and fashion photographer was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the youngest of fifteen children. Parks saw no reason to stay in Kansas after the death of his mother and moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, at age sixteen to live with his sister. After a disagreement with his brother-in-law, Parks soon found himself homeless, supporting...
The Asia Society is located in Washington, D.C. From the description of Asia Society records, 1971-1976. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64756711 The Asia Society was founded in 1956 under the guidance of John D. Rockefeller 3rd to increase American understanding and appreciation of the poeples of Asia. A non-political educational organization, the Asia Society sponsors seminars and special studies to promote discussion of public af...
Frank Freed was a painter, cartoonist and writer. His wife, Eleanor was an art critic. They lived in Houston, Texas. From the description of Frank and Eleanor Freed papers, 1923-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389754 ...
The education department is involved in the planning and implementation of adult lectures, performances, tours and courses. Lecture series include the John A. Beck Memorial Lecture, inaugurated April 20, 1975; the Shartle Symposium, an annual symposium established in 1975 in memory of Ruth K Shartle, longtime museum benefactor; The Virginia and Ira Jackson lecture, endowed in 1998 and devoted to the subject of prints and drawings; the annual Houston Antiques Dealers Association (HADA) lectures p...
Denver, Colo. women's club, formed to develop the musical talents of its members and to stimulate musical interest in Denver. Organized 1891 as Amateur Musical Club; incorporated 1897 and name changed to Tuesday Musical Club. From the description of Scrapbook, 1904-1912. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 14374671 ...
Art museum; Houston, Tex. Opened Nov. 13, 1949 under the auspices of the Contemporary Arts Association, which had begun as a small group in May 1948, and officially organized in May 1949. From the description of Contemporary Arts Museum records, 1957-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79604562 ...
John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001), African American artist, was born in Gastonia, North Carolina. He attended Hampton Institute in Virginia and started taking art classes under the tutelage of Viktor Lowenfeld. Lowenfeld moved to Pennsylvania State University, and Biggers followed him to study in the art department there. He received his doctorate from the University in 1954. A few years earlier, Biggers had moved to Houston, Texas to establish the art department at Texas Southern University. ...
Dr. Joseph P. Allen was born June 27, 1937 in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He earned his BA in Physics and Mathematics from DePauw University (1959) and an MS and PhD in physics from Yale University (1961, 1965). A winner of a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany (1959), Allen began his career as a research associate in the Nuclear Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington. He also served as staff physicist at the Nuclear Structure Laboratory at Yale University in 1965 and 1966 and as guest re...