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Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court

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Title: Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court
Abstract: Architect William Ward Watkin (1886-1952) served as the first Supervising Architect for Rice Institute, overseeing the construction of the first campus buildings. Watkin also taught in Rice's Architecture Dept. and designed many Houston buildings such as the original Museum of Fine Arts, Houston building, the original downtown Houston Public Library building (now known as the Julia Ideson Building), and many notable residences. His daughter Ray Watkin Strange is a philanthropist and generous donor to Rice University.
Description: Fondren Library, front of building viewed from far edge of Academic Court (Quadrangle), ca. 1949. Photograph possibly taken by William Ward Watkin as Consulting Architect.
Citation: (1949). "Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court."
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37096
Date: 1949-01-01

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