Residential halls and Commons with Autry House in the background, Rice Institute
Black and white photograph of an aerial view of Rice Institute residential halls and featuring East Hall, Institute Commons, South Hall, West Hall, and a background view of the Autry House.
The residential college system was not implemented at Rice Institute until 1957.In 1921 E.D. Embres and Thomas B. Eaton, class of 1920 and veterans of World War I, flew over the campus and shot twleve iconic images which are included in the booklet, “The Flying Owls: Rice Institute from the Air.” (LD4711 .R333 F6) All twelve photographs were dedicated to the memory of men of Rice who died in the war, many of whom were friends of the authors. This image is one of those photographs.