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dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T15:52:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T15:52:28Z
dc.date.issued 1949-01-01
dc.identifier.citation "Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court." (1949) Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/37096.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/37096
dc.description Fondren Library, front of building viewed from far edge of Academic Court (Quadrangle), ca. 1949. Photograph possibly taken by William Ward Watkin as Consulting Architect.
dc.description.abstract 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 original downtown Houston Public Library building (now known as the Julia Ideson Building), and many notable residences. His daughter Ray Watkin Strange is a philanthropist and generous donor to Rice University.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.rights This material is being shared under the U.S. Copyright Sec. 17 Fair Use clause and cannot be used for commerical purposes or used without attribution.
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.title Fondren Library at Rice Institute, front of building from Academic Court
dc.date.digital 2004-04-16
dc.date.original ca. 1949
dc.source.collectionForms part of the William Ward Watkin papers, Box 6 folder 6 item 1,at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/, 713-348-2586). Full collection guide online at http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms352.html. Woodson Research Center, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital USRICEwrc3520606001
dc.type.genre photographs
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