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dc.identifier.citation "Rice Institute purchase of interest in Rincon Oil Field." (1942) Rice University:
dc.description Group of men taking part in an exchange of documents concerning the purchase of interest in the Rincon Oil Field. A large cashier check for one million dollars (payable to the First National Bank & Trust Co. and dated October, 18 1942) is displayed above their heads. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
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dc.relation.IsPartOf 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), 70
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dc.subject.lcshWilliam M. Rice Institute
Oil fields--California
Rice University--History
dc.title Rice Institute purchase of interest in Rincon Oil Field
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, 350 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images. 2011
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives, photo files, "Event -Rincon Oil Field interest purchase ," Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University wrc00654
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