Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thursday Afternoon Follies: Graduation Euphoria Edition

I’m taking the day off tomorrow. Don’t even try to stop me. Really. You have no chance of stopping me. So we’ll kick up our heels in a high-spirited fashion today, starting with 1984: And 1919: Not much is different … Continue reading

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Herbert Allen ’29

I wasn’t completely surprised to receive a number of emails today with a common theme: Herbert Allen was really good looking. I’d have to agree. So just for fun here are a couple of more pictures. Here he is in … Continue reading

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Mystery Man

I guess I’m not too surprised that no one guessed the identity of my mystery man in yesterdays picture of the cap and gown table. It was a long time ago, after all. But to me his face just jumped … Continue reading

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The Week Before Commencement

It’s slow. Really slow. Deliciously slow. The campus has emptied, but summer isn’t here yet. I have nothing but plans that I have not yet failed to see through to completion. No sunburns, no screw ups, no triple bogeys. Summer … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Follies

Hardin Craig: historian, librarian and all around good sport.    

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Friday Morning Bonus Video

It’s all about commencement these days.

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Another Family Visit to the Archives

Today we had a visit from the granddaughter of Percy Daniell, one of Rice’s earliest math professors. She was accompanied by other family members and all of them were friendly and gracious, delighted to see the many letters her grandfather … Continue reading

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