A formal notice stamped with the academic seal of Rice University, stating the date and the official name change of Rice Institute: "The Board of Governors of the William M. Rice Institute For the Advancement of Literature, Science and Art, Houston, Texas, takes pleasure in announcing that from July first, nineteen hundred sixty, the name of the university will be William Marsh Rice University".
"Announcement of Rice Institute's name change to William Marsh Rice University." (1960) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/68439.
The Rice Institute changed its name to Rice University on July 1, 1960.
Events; Rice University; William M. Rice Institute--Seal; Rice University--History
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