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Jim West Mansion after renovation: study room with paneled walls

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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/1911/64778
dc.description Color photograph of a study in the Jim West Mansion, showing the wood-paneled walls, a table and chairs in the middle of the room, a desk and additional chair, overhead lamps, and bookshelves.
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
Reading rooms--Texas--Houston
Rice University--History
dc.title Jim West Mansion after renovation: study room with paneled walls
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 wrc02191
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
dc.identifier.citation "Jim West Mansion after renovation: study room with paneled walls," 1969. Rice University, http://hdl.handle.net/1911/64778.

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