The last will and testament of William M. Rice, typed and unsigned, with its envelope. William Marsh Rice's 1896 will designates the bulk of his estate to go towards the founding of an institute of higher learning in Houston, what would later become the William M. Rice Institute.
"Last will and testament of William M. Rice, printed and unsigned." (1896) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/70766.
Key documents; Rice, William Marsh, 1816-1900--Wills; Rice University--History
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