Construction of Fondren Library, Rice University
The William M. Rice Institute’s Fondren Library upon completion of construction. Shown is the front (east) entrance, with the multi-levels and covered walkways visible. Stakes and scaffolding can be seen within the arches of the walkway. There is a piece of heavy machinery on the cleared ground in front of the building. Printed in the bottom right-hand corner: “Wm. M. Rice Institute, The Library Building, Houston, Texas, Staub & Rather, Architects, W. S. Bellow Construction Co., General Contractors, 2415-2, No. 55, 11-6-48". Original resource is a black and white photograph.
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