Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Scientia Organizational Papers, 1980-2010 UA 206

creator Pomerantz, Jim
Title: Rice University Scientia Organizational Papers
Dates: 1980-2010
Abstract: This collection is composed of organizational papers relating to the Scientia Institute at Rice University. It includes copies of the organization’s charter, by-laws, budgets, speakers, meeting minutes, and general information.
Identification: UA 206
Quantity: 1 Cubic Feet(1 box)
Language: English
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Historical Note

Scientia: An Institute for the History of Science and Culture was conceived by Salomon Bochner and Albert van Helden in 1980. Its purpose is to promote scholarship and research in the general area of history of science and culture for the benefit of the university and Houston community. Its activities include sponsoring the Bochner Lectures on an annual or biannual basis; sponsoring Scientia Colloquia lectures on a regular basis throughout the year; and formal and informal meetings between the organizational members for discussion and formation of policy.

Excerpted from the Scientia Charter. For more information, see http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~scientia/.

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one cubic foot of documents, in good condition. Documents include charters, by-laws, membership lists, budgets, speaker information, meeting minutes, lecture programs, news articles, and correspondence.


Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research. Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from the Rice University Scientia Organizational Papers, 1980-2010, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice University Scientia Organizational Papers, 1980-2010, UA 206, Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This material was transfered to the Woodson Research Center by Scientia member Jim Pomerantz in 2010.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Files

Box Folder
1 1 Charter and Tasks
2 By-Laws and Membership Revision - 1994
3 Budgets 2000-2006
4 Membership and Fellows - 1992
5 Membership and Fellows - 1993
6 Membership – 1994-95
7 Fellows – 1994-95
8 Speakers – 1995-96
9 General: 1982-1984
10 General: 1985-1989
11 General: 1990-1994
12 General: 1995-1996
13 General: 1997-1998
14 General: 1999
15 General: 2000
16 General: 2001
17 General: 2002
18 General: 2003
19 General: 2004
20 General: 2005
21 General: 2006
22 General: 2007
23 General: 2008
24 General: 2009
25 General: 2010