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.
"Henry van Dyke reading inaugural poem at formal opening, Rice Institute." (1912) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/75299.
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