Collection of photographs, maps, letters and other documents of historical Rice University interest (People, Places and Things) housed in the Rice University Archives at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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  • Students rock out at occupation of Allen Center 

    Lukes, William and Paul Hester (1970-04-11)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • A hand painted flag that read "Yippie!" hangs outside the Allen Center during the 1970 occupation. A large crowd of students hovers outside the center. 

    Lukes, William and Paul Hester (1970-04-11)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Burnt out dean of student's office 

    Lukes, William and Paul Hester (1970-04-05)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Broken door at the Allan Center 

    Lukes, William and Paul Hester (1970-04-11)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Singed letter from the 1970 fire 

    Martin, Reed (1961-12-08)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Students in the Allen Center 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-11)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Allen Center occupation banner 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-11)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Jerlyn Mardis speaks at the convocation 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-07)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Jerlyn Mardis sitting at the all-student convocation 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-07)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Students and banners at the all-student convocation 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-07)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Students at the convocation 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-07)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Man lying down at the all-student convocation 

    Roosth, Bob (1970-04-07)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Special Presidential Commission letter 

    (1970-04-11)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Student Center Board final decision letter 

    (1970-04-06)
    A multi-week incident occurred in Spring 1970 after the Student Center Board invited Abbie Hoffman to speak at an event, but were forced by the administration to rescind the invitation. While this occurred, there were bomb threats, the Dean of Students office was set on fire, students protested, and students occupied Allen Center.
  • Student-faculty poll announcement 

    (1969-02-23)
    A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
  • Woman speaking to crowd 

    (1969-02)
    A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
  • Student body meeting flyer 

    (1969-02-22)
    A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
  • Masterson with bullhorn and journalists 

    Amen, Henry (1969-02-22)
    A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
  • Man addressing crowd with banner 

    Amen, Henry (1969-02-22)
    A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.

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