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    • Gus S. Wortham and President Lyndon Baines Johnson 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1964-01-01)
      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, inscribed from Wortham 

      Gittings portrait studio (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1953-01-01)
      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. ...
    • Gus S. Wortham, photographed receiving a boot shine on a sidewalk 

      Unknown author (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 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. ...
    • Gwendolyn Garrow Hutcheson portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1935-01-01)
      Gwendolyn Garrow Hutcheson was the wife of Palmer Hutcheson, prominent Houston attorney. He graduated from the University of Texas School of law in 1938. In 1946 he joined with family members to form the law firm Hutcheson ...
    • 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. ...
    • Image of William Ward Watkin in his architectural office, Houston 

      Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1919-01-01)
      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 ...
    • James Addison Baker portrait 

      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Jane Blaffer portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
      Philanthropist and patron of the arts Jane Blaffer Owen is the daughter of Robert E. Lee Blaffer, one of the founders of Humble Oil and Refining Company. Owen was the first president of the Allied ...
    • Jane Blaffer portrait with hat 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
      Philanthropist and patron of the arts Jane Blaffer Owen is the daughter of Robert E. Lee Blaffer, one of the founders of Humble Oil and Refining Company. Owen was the first president of the Allied ...
    • Kenneth Franzheim portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
      Architect Kenneth Franzheim's major buildings in Houston were the seventeen-story Humble Tower (1936, with Staub, later became the Exxon Building); the second Hermann Hospital and the Hermann ...
    • 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 Gus S. Wortham to Lyndall Finley concerning a visit 

      Wortham, Gus S., 1891-1976 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1926-07-15)
      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 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. ...
    • 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. ...
    • Letter from Gus S. Wortham to Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Finley 

      Wortham, Gus S., 1891-1976 (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 Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Finley to Gus S. Wortham 

      Finley, Mr. and Mrs. A.P. (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. ...