Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dating a picture of the back of the Physics Building

Some of you may not be as crazy as I am about the old Physics Building, but please humor me here. As my heroes in FE&P work to get the renovations right, I’m still looking around for photos that can … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Follies, plus a short update

Guess what?? I am posting this from my car! I’m not even making that up. (I’m not driving, though, don’t worry. I made my husband drive.) The last time my internet went out I got one of those mobile hotspots … Continue reading

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View from the top of Rice Stadium, 1952

While I was looking at some old slides the other day, I found one that made me really happy. Even several days later I’m nearly beside myself with glee. One day in 1952 someone climbed to the top of the … Continue reading

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Harry Weiser

Update: A reader who is both alert and diligent did my checking for me and posted the answer in the comments section. (That isn’t, in fact Weiser in the carving. It’s the registrar, Samuel McCann.) Instead of waiting until morning … Continue reading

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Monday Mystery

I think its fair to say that I’ve seen quite a few pictures of Lovett Hall. I wouldn’t even hazard a guess as to how many. I’ve seen it in the day, at night, in fog and snow, with brides … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Follies

Well, I guess technically it’s early evening. I had a really busy day. Here, circa 1933, are some stalwart Rice dorm dwellers. I don’t think this would even be noteworthy these days.

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Everybody hide, the Board of Trustees is meeting!

Actually, I think they met yesterday so we’re probably safe. Here’s a picture of a much earlier board meeting. There’s no identification of anyone and the photo is undated, although it must have been taken in the late 1960s. (We’ve … Continue reading

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