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.

These photos come from the Rice University Archives, located in the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library. We are open to the public and welcome research in our collections. There are thousands more photographs, documents, memorabilia items - learn more at http://libguides.rice.edu/universityarchives.

List of names of Rice people, places and events featured here (controlled vocabulary terms) http://bit.ly/VWwYzp.

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  • Erwin Grover and Charles Reed, Fencing Team, Rice Institute 

    Unknown author (1956)
    From 1952-1957, the Rice Institute had a competitive fencing team taught by Coach Harold Van Buskirk. Burskirk, a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 1924, 1928, and 1932, coached fencing at Rice from the 1940s-1960s.
  • Fencing Team, Rice Institute 

    Unknown author (1956)
    From 1952-1957, the Rice Institute had a competitive fencing team taught by Coach Harold Van Buskirk. Burskirk, a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 1924, 1928, and 1932, coached fencing at Rice from the 1940s-1960s.
  • Charles Reed fencing with crowd watching, Rice Institute 

    Unknown author (1955)
    From 1952-1957, the Rice Institute had a competitive fencing team taught by Coach Harold Van Buskirk. Burskirk, a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 1924, 1928, and 1932, coached fencing at Rice from the 1940s-1960s.
  • Freshman Fencing Team, Rice Institute 

    Unknown author (1956)
    From 1952-1957, the Rice Institute had a competitive fencing team taught by Coach Harold Van Buskirk. Burskirk, a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 1924, 1928, and 1932, coached fencing at Rice from the 1940s-1960s.
  • Co-ed fencing, Rice Institute 

    Dorsey, Paul (1958)
    Mandatory Physical Education classes began in 1950 for women.