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dc.creatorWortham, Elizabeth Lyndall Finley, 1892-1980
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T15:52:35Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T15:52:35Z
dc.date.issued 1943-07-22
dc.identifier.citation Wortham, Elizabeth Lyndall Finley, 1892-1980. "Poem written by Lyndall Wortham to Gus Wortham." (1943) Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/37105.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/37105
dc.description 1 page poem, handwritten on personal stationery by Lyndall Wortham for her husband, Gus Wortham
dc.description.abstract 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 of cultural organizations and parks in Houston. In addition to the Wortham Theater Center, several other public places in Houston are named for Wortham, including Gus Wortham Park, Gus Wortham Memorial Fountain, Wortham Fountain at the Texas Medical Center, Wortham House (home of the University of Houston chancellor), Wortham IMAX Theater at the Museum of Natural Science, Wortham World of Primates at the Houston Zoo, and Wortham Tower in the American General Center.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.rightsThis 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. Creative Commons license: href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
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dc.title Poem written by Lyndall Wortham to Gus Wortham
dc.date.digital 2007-03-21
dc.date.original 1943-07-22
dc.source.collectionForms part of the Gus S. Wortham family and business records (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms514.html), Box 13 folder 11 item 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 USRICEwrc5141311_01
dc.type.genre poems
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