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Invitation to the Formal Opening of Rice Institute, addressed to Dr. James Edwin Thompson, President of Victoria University of Manchester

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dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-15T01:48:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-15T01:48:30Z
dc.date.issued 1912
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/63451
dc.description Engraved scroll titled Invitation to the Formal Opening of Rice Institute. Rice Institute Official Seal is at the top of the invitation. It is addressed to James Edwin Thompson of Victoria University of Manchester and is signed by Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett of Rice Institute.
dc.description.abstract Invitations such as this one were sent out to delegates from the world's universities to invite them to celebrate the opening of Rice Institute and to make a statement about the kind place Rice was to be. The invitation were signed by President Lovett personally, included a full program of the three days of celebratory events and lectures, and were mailed in a handmade wooden tube especially created for this purpose. Read the lectures in the three volume set online, "The Book of the Opening," at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/35962.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used, with attribution. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.subject Events
dc.subject.lcsh William M. Rice Institute--Scrolls
Lovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957--Correspondence
Thompson, James Edwin, 1863-1927--Correspondence
William M. Rice Institute--Seal
Lectures and lecturing--Texas--Houston
Rice University--History
dc.title Invitation to the Formal Opening of Rice Institute, addressed to Dr. James Edwin Thompson, President of Victoria University of Manchester
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson Perfection 1670 PHOTO or Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, 400 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images.
dc.date.digital 2010
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives General Photo files, "Formal Opening", Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital wrc00865
dc.type.genre documents
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.citation "Invitation to the Formal Opening of Rice Institute, addressed to Dr. James Edwin Thompson, President of Victoria University of Manchester," 1912. Rice University, http://hdl.handle.net/1911/63451.

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