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

    Rice University (photographer). (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 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 ...
  • Dr. Richard E. Smalley of Rice University in Chemistry lab 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Wortham family portrait 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 1961-01-01)
    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 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 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court 

    Unknown author (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Brochure of the work of William Ward Watkin, Architect 

    Watkin, William Ward, 1886-1952 (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...