Partners and Projects

Cultural Heritage

The Recovery Project

Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage (“Recovery”) is an international project to locate, preserve and disseminate Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form since colonial times until 1960.

Centennial Exhibits for Camp Logan/Hermann Memorial Park

Between 1917 to 1919, more than 40,000 US infantry were trained and deployed from what is today Memorial Park at what was then known as Camp Logan. The camp has rich connections to Houston history, and archaeological research at the site by Rice faculty and students has been exploring it archaeological potential.

Archway Gallery

Archway Gallery is a partnership of Houston based professional artists who have taken cooperative responsibility of the business of selling art. The gallery is artist-owned and operated. Archway provides a space for the membership to exhibit and promote their work for sale. Each artist has individual artistic freedom over the quality and content of the work displayed. The artists are committed to promoting art and art education within the community. Archway Gallery has been open for 40 years and has a deep and rich history.

DiverseWorks

DiverseWorks commissions, produces, and presents new and daring art in all its forms through innovative collaborations that honor each artist’s vision without constraint. The museum is looking for a student to work on grant writing projects and other aspects of museum administration.

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum was founded in the year 2000 by a Vietnam veteran and African American military historian, Captain Paul J. Matthews. The Museum is a proud member of the Houston Museum District, and is the only Museum dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the African-American soldier, in the United States of America. The museum is looking for help cataloguing archival materials, designing children-friendly exhibits, interviewing local veterans for an oral history project, and acquiring new materials for the collection.

The Printing Museum

The mission of the Museum is to promote, preserve, and share the knowledge of printed communication and art as the greatest contributors to the development of the civilized world and the continuing advancement of freedom and literacy. The museum is looking for help in researching and cataloguing materials, including printing machinery, and in planning future exhibits.

Houston Public Library

The mission of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) is to locate, preserve, and make available to researchers the documentary evidence of Houston's history. HMRC is located in the historic Julia Ideson Building. Created in 1976, HMRC furthers its mission by providing in-depth reference services using materials including the Texas and local history book collection, archives, photographs, architectural drawings, oral histories, and maps. Librarians and Archivists are responsible for arranging, preserving, and indexing the contents of these unique collections.

Rice's Woodson Research Center (Cultural Heritage)

The Woodson Research Center, housed in Rice's Fondren library, supports the institutional, research, and public service programs of the University. The Center collects, organizes, preserves and describes Rice University archives, rare books, and manuscripts. Woodson has several medical archives relating to Typhus and Houston medical history that it wants help cataloguing and making accessible online.