Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Soundings records, 1952-1953 UA 027

creator Rice University
Title: Rice University Soundings records
Dates: 1952-1953
Identification: UA 027
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Soundings was a literary anthology containing works by Rice students and others connected with Rice, under the editorship of George Williams, Professor of English at Rice.

Scope and Contents

The Soundings records consist of correspondence, lists of authors and subscribers and financial records relating to the publication of Soundings (1953). Included in the anthology are works by James Korges, James Dickey, William Goyen, and David Westheimer. An edition of the publication is cataloged in the Woodson Research Center (call # PS 508 .C6 S68)


Access Restrictions

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Rice University Soundings records must be obtained through the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

Index Terms

American literature -- 20th century
letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice University Soundings records, 1952-1953, UA 27, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Gift of H. Delaune, March 1954

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Administrative records

Box Folder
1 1 Binding samples
2 Correspondence 1952-1953
3 Financial records 1953
4 Lists of authors, subscribers, supporters 1953
5 Reviews 1953

Series II: Drafts

Box Folder
1 6 Typescript drafts 1952
bin Folder
1 7 Unbound signatures of book