Henry van Dyke reading inaugural poem at formal opening, Rice Institute
Henry Van Dyke, reading the inaugural poem during the Formal Opening ceremony for Rice Institute. Van Dyke is standing on a raised platform, flanked by academic guests and other dignitaries. A large crowd is seated on wooden chairs in the foreground and the façade of the Administration Building as well as the Sallyport are visible in the background. Original resource is a black and white photograph.