Tea at Autry House
Autry House was the first proper gathering place for Rice students. It was named for the late James Lockhart Autry and opened in September 1921. Palmer Memorial Church next door was originally dedicated as a student chapel but within two years was established as a parish church.
Women are standing around and talking while having tea at the Autry House. The women are all wearing dresses and hats. The photograph was taken from slightly above. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
Events; William M. Rice Institute; Autry House (Houston, Tex.); Tea--Texas--Houston; Rice University--History
Related Work(s)This image was included in the Rice centennial history book, published with support of the Rice Historical Society. Karen Hess Rogers, Lee Pecht and Alan Harris Bath, "Rice University: One Hundred Years in Pictures"(College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2012), 47
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