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    • James Addison Baker portrait in academic regalia 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1936-01-01)
      Baker practiced law in Houston, where he eventually headed Baker, Botts, Andrews, and Wharton, a 100-year-old law firm (later to be known as Baker Botts). After the Commercial National Bank, which ...
    • Letter from Gus S. Wortham to Lyndall Wortham concerning a fall 

      Wortham, Gus S., 1891-1976 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Craig Cullinan, Jr. portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1933-01-01)
      Craig Cullinan, Jr. is the gransdon of Joseph Cullinan, who was a founder of the Magnolia Petroleum Company and helped organize the Texas Company in Beaumont shortly after the oil strike at Spindletop ...
    • Lyndall Finley Wortham, portrait in wedding dress 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1926-01-01)
      Lyndall Finley Wortham (1892-1980) was married to business leader and philanthropist Gus S. Wortham. Mr. and Mrs. Wortham, are remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation for support of ...
    • Honeymoon memorabilia of Gus S. and Lyndall F. Wortham 

      Los Angeles Steamship Co. (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1926-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Letter from Gus S. Wortham to Lyndall Wortham concerning a fishing trip 

      Wortham, Gus S., 1891-1976 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Gus S. Wortham portrait with dark-colored tie 

      Richburg, Jack (photographer) (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1960-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Gus S. Wortham portrait, right profile 

      Bachrach (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1940-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Dudley Sharp family portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1931-01-01)
      Dudley Crawford Sharp was the son of Walter Benona Sharp of Spindletop fame, and brother of Walter Beford Sharp. He and his brother joined with W. T. Campbell in the organization of Mission Manufacturing ...
    • Article, "Baile Espanole," the first Archi-Arts ball 

      Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1922-03-01)
      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 ...
    • Gus S. Wortham, portrait as a young man 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1934-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Lecture "Architectural Traditions Appearing in the Earlier Buildings of the Rice Institute" 

      Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1950-01-01)
      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 ...
    • Letter from Sam Houston regarding (city of) Houston massacre 

      Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1837-02-13)
      Sam Houston served as General of the Texan Army in 1836 and went on to serve two terms as President of the Republic of Texas. His first term lasted from October 22, 1836, to December 10, 1838. The ...
    • Caroline Wiess Law portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1933-01-01)
      Caroline Wiess Law was an oil heiress and art collector, and a major philanthropist in Houston. She is perhaps best known for her endowment bequests to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, including ...
    • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, original building, Houston, Texas 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1924-04-12)
      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 ...
    • Poem written by Lyndall Wortham to Gus Wortham 

      Wortham, Elizabeth Lyndall Finley, 1892-1980 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1943-07-22)
      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. ...
    • Rice Institute campus, construction of Administration Building, 1910 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1910-12-12)
      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 ...
    • Note depicting gift from Gus S. Wortham to his wife Lyndall F. Wortham 

      Wortham, Gus S., 1891-1976 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1931-01-01)
      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. ...
    • WWI military memorabilia belonging to Gus S. Wortham 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1940-01-01)
      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. ...
    • William Ward Watkin on honeymoon with his bride, Josephine C. Watkin 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1933-01-01)
      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 ...