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Jim West Mansion after renovation: corridor with arched ceiling

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dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-18T15:43:47Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-18T15:43:47Z
dc.date.issued 1969
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/64775
dc.description Color photograph of a long corridor with a groin-vaulted ceiling. Closed curtains, likely hiding windows or other openings are along the right side of the hall and pendant ceiling lamps are hung from the center of each arch.
dc.description.abstract Jim West Mansion was built in Clear Lake in the late 1920s by Houston architect Joseph Finger. The property is located at on 3303 NASA Parkway, adjacent to the current site of the Johnson Space Center. Humble Oil purchased the property from the West estate in 1953, then donated it to Rice University eight years later. The mansion housed the Lunar Science Institute (what later became the Lunar and Planetary Institute) from 1969-1991. Rice again took possession of the mansion, then later sold it to the Pappas family, who sold it to Hakeem Olajuwon in 2006.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights Rights to this material belong to Rice University. This digital version is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.subject Places
dc.subject.lcsh Jim West Mansion (Houston, Tex.)
Mansions--Texas--Houston
Corridors--Texas--Houston
Rice University--History
dc.title Jim West Mansion after renovation: corridor with arched ceiling
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 2012
dc.date.original ca. 1969
dc.source.collection Jack McCaine NASA papers, 1963-1994, MS 45 box 6, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital wrc02188
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
dc.identifier.citation "Jim West Mansion after renovation: corridor with arched ceiling," 1969. Rice University, http://hdl.handle.net/1911/64775.

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