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  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Letter to Sam Houston regarding (city of) Houston massacre 

    McDonald, W.S. (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1837-02-14)
    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 ...
  • Lyndall Finley (later Wortham), portrait as a nine year old girl, with a bouquet of flowers 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1901-01-01)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Manifesto of the Committee of Vigilance and Safety of Houston 

    Committee of Vigilance and Safety of Houston (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1842-03-14)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Neill T. Masterson home, Houston, TX, front exterior view from street 

    Schleuter, F. J. (Frank J.) (photographer) (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1923-01-01)
    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 ...
  • Nina J. Cullinan portrait 

    Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1934-01-01)
    Nina J. Cullinan was a patron of Houston arts and parks. She was a founding member of the Contemporary Arts Museum, the Society For Performing Arts, and the Houston Ballet Foundation. She also served ...
  • 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. ...
  • Oveta Culp Hobby, U.S. War Department idenification card 

    United States. War Department. (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1944-08-29)
    Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) was a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education ...
  • Palmer Hutcheson portrait 

    Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
    Palmer Hutcheson Jr. was a fifth generation Texan and a 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Portrait of William Ward Watkin 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1930-01-01)
    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 ...
  • Proceedings of Public Meeting at Galveston 

    Galveston Citizens (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1842-04-26)
    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 ...