Brochure of the work of William Ward Watkin, Architect

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Title: Brochure of the work of William Ward Watkin, Architect
Author: Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952
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: 44 page brochure documenting Watkin's architectural career to date (ca. 1940), including such buildings as Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Rice Institute buildings such as the Chemistry Laboratory, Houston Public Library building (now knjavascript:show('subject_information'); Subject Information own as the Julia Ideson Building).
Citation: (1940). "Brochure of the work of William Ward Watkin, Architect."
Date: 1940-01-01

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