Now showing items 1-20 of 52

    • Dr. Richard E. Smalley and Dr.Robert Curl, posing with a buckyball 

      Rice University (photographer). (2000-01-01)
      Richard E. Smalley and Robert Curl won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for the discovery and characterization of fullerenes, the third elemental form of carbon after graphite and diamond. Smalley and Curl co-founded the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University in 1993.
    • Dr. Richard E. Smalley of Rice University in Chemistry lab 

      (1980-01-01)
      Richard E. Smalley, the Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry since 1982 and Professor of Physics at Rice University since 1990, was affiliated with Rice since 1976. Smalley pioneered advances in the development of supersonic beam laser spectroscopy, super-cold pulsed beams, and laser-driven sources of ...
    • Gus and Lyndall Wortham, at an informal social event 

      (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. He and his wife, Lyndall Finley Wortham (1892-1980), are also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation ...
    • Gus and Lyndall Wortham, at unidentified social event 

      Reed, Bill (photographer) (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. He and his wife, Lyndall Finley Wortham (1892-1980), are also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation ...
    • Wortham family portrait 

      (1965)
      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. He and his wife, Lyndall Finley Wortham (1892-1980), are also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation ...
    • Gus S. Wortham and President Lyndon Baines Johnson 

      (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. He is also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation for support of cultural organizations and parks in ...
    • Gus S. Wortham portrait with dark-colored tie 

      Richburg, Jack (photographer) (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. He is also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation for support of cultural organizations and parks in ...
    • Gus and Lyndall Wortham, at a formal social event 

      (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. He and his wife, Lyndall Finley Wortham (1892-1980), are also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation ...
    • Gus S. Wortham portrait, inscribed from Wortham 

      Gittings portrait studio (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. Benjamin Woodson was a colleague from American General. Wortham was an advisor to many state and national politicians. ...
    • Lecture "Architectural Traditions Appearing in the Earlier Buildings of the Rice Institute" 

      Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 (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 Architecture Dept. and designed many Houston buildings such as the original Museum of Fine Arts, Houston building, the ...
    • Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court 

      (1949-01-01)
      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 Architecture Dept. and designed many Houston buildings such as the original Museum of Fine Arts, Houston building, the ...
    • Oveta Culp Hobby, U.S. War Department idenification card 

      United States. War Department. (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 and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife ...
    • Poem written by Lyndall Wortham to Gus Wortham 

      Wortham, Elizabeth Lyndall Finley, 1892-1980 (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. He and his wife, Lyndall Finley Wortham, are also remembered for establishing the Wortham Foundation for support ...
    • WWI military memorabilia belonging to Gus S. Wortham 

      (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. Wortham was an advisor to many state and national politicians. He is also remembered for establishing the Wortham ...
    • Brochure of the work of William Ward Watkin, Architect 

      Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 (1940-01-01)
      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 Architecture Dept. and designed many Houston buildings such as the original Museum of Fine Arts, Houston building, the ...
    • Gus S. Wortham portrait, right profile 

      Bachrach (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. Wortham was an advisor to many state and national politicians. He is also remembered for establishing the Wortham ...
    • James Addison Baker portrait in academic regalia 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (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 he organized, merged with South Texas National Bank, he became chairman of the board. He was founder and board member ...
    • James Addison Baker portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (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 he organized, merged with South Texas National Bank, he became chairman of the board. He was founder and board member ...
    • Garden party at Faculty Club (Cohen House) at Rice Institute 

      Schleuter, F. J. (Frank J.) (photographer) (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 Architecture Dept. and designed many Houston buildings such as the original Museum of Fine Arts, Houston building, the ...
    • Gwendolyn Garrow Hutcheson portrait 

      Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996 (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 and Grundy.