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dc.identifier.citation "George R. Brown seated in office, with zebra skin rug in background." (1971) Rice University:
dc.description Black and white photograph of George R. Brown seated in an office, with a zebra skin rug on the floor in background.
dc.description.abstractGeorge R. Brown, president of Brown & Root, Brown served as chairman of the board of trustees of Rice University for fifteen years of his twenty-five years of service on the board. In 1951 the Brown brothers and their wives established the Brown Foundation, through which they pursued a strong and generous interest in philanthropy. By June 30, 1994, the foundation had granted more than $381 million to charitable institutions, primarily in higher education and the arts. In 1925 Brown married Alice Nelson Pratt of Lometa, Texas, who became well-known for her support for the arts at the local, state, and national levels. They had three children. Brown died on January 22, 1983, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. (Excerpted from "BROWN, GEORGE RUFUS." and "BROWN, HERMAN". The Handbook of Texas Online. [Accessed Mon Jul 14 12:01:07 US/Central 2003 ].)
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dc.subject.lcshBrown, George R., 1898-1983
College trustees--Texas--Houston
Rice University--History
dc.title George R. Brown seated in office, with zebra skin rug in background
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson Perfection 1670 PHOTO or Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, 600 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images. 2010 ca. 1971
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives general photo files, George R. Brown, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University wrc02991
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