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Gus and Lyndall Wortham, at unidentified social event

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dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T15:53:02Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T15:53:02Z
dc.date.issued 1965-01-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37138
dc.description Snapshot of Gus and Lyndall Wortham, from the Gus S. Wortham family and business records.
dc.description.abstract Gus Sessions Wortham (1891-1976), businessman, civic leader, cattle rancher and philanthropist, served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of American General for almost five decades. He and his wife, Lyndall Finley Wortham (1892-1980), are also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation for support of cultural organizations and parks in Houston. In addition to the Wortham Theater Center, several other public places in Houston are named for Wortham, including Gus Wortham Park, Gus Wortham Memorial Fountain, Wortham Fountain at the Texas Medical Center, Wortham House (home of the University of Houston chancellor), Wortham IMAX Theater at the Museum of Natural Science, Wortham World of Primates at the Houston Zoo, and Wortham Tower in the American General Center.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.rights This material is being shared under the U.S. Copyright Sec. 17 Fair Use clause and cannot be used for commerical purposes or used without attribution. Creative Commons license: href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.title Gus and Lyndall Wortham, at unidentified social event
dc.type Image
dc.date.digital 2007-03-21
dc.date.original ca. 1965
dc.source.collection Forms part of the Gus S. Wortham family and business records (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms514.html), Box 15 folder 6 item 1, at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/, 713-348-1586). Woodson Research Center, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital USRICEwrc5141506_01
dc.contributor.photographer Reed, Bill (photographer)
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.identifier.citation (1965). "Gus and Lyndall Wortham, at unidentified social event."

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