I’m packing for my trip to Omaha—I’ll be rooting for Stony Brook—so this will be a quick one. I recently ran across something I’d never seen before: a photo taken inside the Engineering Annex, which I’ve mentioned before. Miraculously, it is dated–1950. Sadly, though, I failed to note where I found it, although I feel like it might have been in Jim Sims’s papers. Don’t worry, it will come to me eventually.
I think the word for this is “spartan.”
Extra Bonus: Two views of the transit of Venus! The first was taken by Rice’s photographer, Tommy Lavergne:
The second came from my colleague in Fondren Library, Debra Kolah, who captured an image of some folks capturing the image of the transit on campus (got that??):