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dc.creatorScott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T15:52:20Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T15:52:20Z
dc.date.issued 1930-01-01
dc.identifier.citation Scott, Vera Prasilova, 1899-1996. "Jane Blaffer portrait." (1930) Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/37089.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/37089
dc.description This photograph of Jane Blaffer (later Jane Blaffer Owen) is part of the Vera Prasilova Scott portraiture collection. Scott was a studio photographer and the wife of a Rice faculty member. She took portraits of many prominent Houstonians in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
dc.description.abstract 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 Arts Council of Houston. She has served on the boards of directors of the Houston Symphony Society and Contemporary Arts Association. She was honored March 13, 2007 with the Sachem (SAY-shum) award during a ceremony in the Indiana state house rotunda. Gov. Mitch Daniels presented the award to Mrs. Blaffer-Owen for her lifetime of work preserving and promoting the historical and educational attributes of New Harmony, Indiana through the Robert Lee Blaffer Foundation she created in 1958.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
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dc.title Jane Blaffer portrait
dc.digitization.specifications Large paper surrounding image cropped slightly.
dc.date.digital 2007-02-21
dc.date.original undated
dc.source.collectionForms part of the Vera Prasilova Scott portraiture collection (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms497.html), Box 1, at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/, 713-348-1586) Woodson Research Center, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital USRICEwrc497BlafJane
dc.type.genre photographs
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