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  • Garden party at Faculty Club (Cohen House) at Rice Institute 

    Schleuter, F. J. (Frank J.) (photographer) (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1935-06-03)
    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 and Lyndall Wortham, at a formal social event 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1957-01-01)
    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 and Lyndall Wortham, at an informal social event 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1967-01-01)
    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 and Lyndall Wortham, at unidentified social event 

    Reed, Bill (photographer) (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1965-01-01)
    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 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. ...
  • Gwen Hutcheson portrait 

    Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1935-01-01)
    Gwen Storrow 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 ...
  • 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. ...